bend (v.)
turn, direct one's steps, proceed
1H4 V.v.36[King Henry to Lancaster and Westmorland] Towards York shall bend you with your dearest speed
AW III.ii.54[Second Lord to Countess, of Florence] Thither we bend again
CE V.i.152[Adriana to Duke, of Antipholus and Dromio of Syracuse] madly bent on us
Ham I.ii.115[Claudius to Hamlet] bend you to remain / Here
Tem IV.i.174[Ariel to Prospero, of Stephano, Trinculo, and Caliban] always bending / Towards their project
WT V.i.164[Florizel to Leontes] My best train ... for Bohemia bend
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