soul (n.) Old form(s): Soule
conscience, heart, inner being
KJ V.i.10[King John to Cardinal Pandulph, of the English] Swearing allegiance and the love of soul / To stranger blood, to foreign royalty [i.e. swearing greatest loyalty]
Oth I.ii.31[Othello to Iago] My parts, my title, and my perfect soul / Shall manifest me rightly
Sonn.136.1[] If thy soul check thee that I come so near
TC IV.v.111[Ulysses to Agamemnon, of Troilus] Aeneas ... with private soul / Did in great Ilium thus translate him to me [i.e. privately from the heart]
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