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relation (n.)
report, account, narration
Cym II.iv.86[Posthumus to Iachimo, of the description of Innogen's room] This is a thing / Which you might from relation likewise reap
Mac IV.iii.173.2[Macduff to Ross] O relation / Too nice and yet too true
Per V.i.123[Pericles to Marina] I will ... make my senses credit thy relation
TC III.iii.201[Ulysses to Achilles] There is a mystery - with whom relation / Durst never meddle - in the soul of state
Tem V.i.164[Prospero to Alonso, of his story] 'tis a chronicle of day by day, / Not a relation for a breakfast
WT V.ii.2[Autolycus to First Gentleman] were you present at this relation?
WT V.ii.82[Third Gentleman to all] at the relation of the Queen's death
WT V.iii.130[Paulina to Hermione, of those watching] Lest they desire upon this push to trouble / Your joys with like relation [i.e. with their own stories]
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