shame (n.)
disgrace, dishonour, affront
KJ II.i.168[Constance to Queen Eleanor, of the cause of Arthur's tears] His grandam's wrongs, and not his mother's shames
R2 I.i.175[Mowbray to King Richard] Take but my shame
RJ IV.i.74[Friar to Juliet] thou wilt undertake / A thing like death to chide away this shame
TN V.i.61[First Officer to Orsino, of Antonio] Here in the streets, desperate of shame and state, / In private brabble did we apprehend him [i.e. regardless of the dishonour a quarrel would do him]
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