rarely (adv.)
splendidly, beautifully, excellently
AC IV.iv.11.2[Antony to Cleopatra, of her buckling on his armour] Rarely, rarely
Cym II.iv.75[Iachimo to Posthumus, of Innogen's tapestry] I wondered / Could be so rarely and exactly wrought
MA III.i.60[Hero to Ursula, of men] How wise, how noble, young, how rarely featured
MA III.iv.63[Margaret to Beatrice] Doth not my wit become me rarely?
MND I.ii.26[Bottom to all] I could play Ercles rarely
Tim IV.iii.468[Flavius to himself] How rarely does it meet with this time's guise, / When man was wished to love his enemies!
TNK II.i.184.1[Emilia to Woman] This is a pretty colour; will't not do / Rarely upon a skirt
TNK III.iv.16[Gaoler's Daughter alone, of the King of Pygmies] he tells fortunes rarely
TNK III.v.158[Schoolmaster to the women] Ye have danced rarely, wenches
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