succeed (v.) Old form(s): succeede, succeedes
follow on, ensue, come after
2H6 II.iv.2[Gloucester to all] after summer evermore succeeds / Barren winter
KL I.ii.142[Edmund to Edgar, of a writer] the effects he writes of succeed unhappily
Oth II.i.187.1[Othello to and of Desdemona] not another comfort like to this / Succeeds in unknown fate
Per I.iv.104[Cleon to Pericles, of Pericles' request] when any shall not gratify ... / The curse of heaven and men succeed their evils!
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