quick (adj.) Old form(s): quicke
lively, animated, vivacious
AC I.ii.111[Antony to Messenger] we bring forth weeds / When our quick winds lie still [or: quick minds]
AW IV.ii.5[Bertram to Diana] If the quick fire of youth light not your mind
H5 III.v.21[Constable to all] shall our quick blood, spirited with wine, / Seem frosty?
JC I.ii.29[Brutus to Cassius] I do lack some part / Of that quick spirit that is in Antony [also: racing]
JC I.ii.293[Brutus to Cassius, of Casca] He was quick mettle when he went to school
LLL I.i.159[Berowne to all, of their oaths] But is there no quick recreation granted?
R3 I.iii.5[Grey to Queen Elizabeth, of King Edward] cheer his grace with quick and merry eyes
R3 III.i.155[Richard to Buckingham, of York] 'tis a parlous boy, / Bold, quick
TC IV.v.54.1[Nestor to Ulysses, of Cressida] A woman of quick sense
TG III.i.91[Valentine to Duke] Dumb jewels often in their silent kind / More than quick words do move a woman's mind
TNK IV.ii.13[Emilia alone, of Arcite] What an eye, / Of what a fiery sparkle and quick sweetness, / Has this young prince