stomach (n.) Old form(s): Stomack, stomacke, stomacks , stomakes
appetite, desire [for food]
1H4 II.iii.43[Lady Percy to Hotspur] what is it that takes from thee / Thy stomach
1H6 II.iii.79[Talbot to Countess] soldiers' stomachs always serve them well
2H4 IV.iv.107[King Henry IV to all, of Fortune] She either gives a stomach and no food ... or else a feast / And takes away the stomach
AW III.ii.16[Clown to Countess] I begin to love as an old man loves money, with no stomach
CE I.ii.49[Dromio of Ephesus to Antipholus of Syracuse] You come not home because you have no stomach. / You have no stomach, having broke your fast
Cym V.iv.2.2[Second Gaoler to shackled Posthumus, telling him to graze as an animal] [as you find] a stomach
MV III.v.44[Launcelot to Lorenzo, of those in the house being ready for dinner] They have all stomachs
Per IV.i.28[Dionyza to Marina] The air ... sharpens the stomach
Tem II.i.109[Alonso to Gonzalo] You cram these words into mine ears against / The stomach of my sense
Tem III.iii.42[Sebastian to all, of the spirits] No matter, since / They have left their viands behind, for we have stomachs
TG I.ii.68[Lucetta to Julia] I would it were [dinner-time], / That you might kill your stomach on your meat [also: anger]
TNK III.iii.21.1[Arcite to Palamon] I am glad / You have so good a stomach
TS IV.i.144[Petruchio to Katherina] I know you have a stomach
TS V.ii.9[Lucentio to all] My banquet is to close our stomachs up / After our great good cheer
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