spirit (n.)
disposition, temperament, frame of mind
3H6 V.iv.47[Prince to all, of a fearful man] he might infect another / And make him of like spirit to himself
JC II.i.167[Brutus to all] We all stand up against the spirit of Caesar
JC IV.i.33[Antony to Octavius, of his horse] His corporal motion governed by my spirit
Sonn.86.5[of his rival] Was it his spirit ... that struck me dead? [or: vigour]
Tim III.i.35[Lucullus to Flaminius] I have observed thee always for a towardly prompt spirit
TS induction.2.15[Lord to and of Sly] that a mighty man of such descent ... / Should be infused with so foul a spirit!
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