grace (n.)
virtue, fine quality
2H4 V.v.55[King Henry V to Falstaff] Make less thy body hence, and more thy grace
3H6 IV.viii.48[King to Exeter, of his virtues] these graces challenge grace [i.e. they demand respect]
H5 I.ii.243[King Henry to Ambassador, of himself] a Christian king, / Unto whose grace our passion is ... subject
H8 I.i.59[Norfolk to Buckingham, of ancestry] whose grace / Chalks successors their way
H8 I.ii.122[King Henry to Queen Katherine, of Buckingham] he ... / Hath into monstrous habits put the graces / That once were his
Ham I.ii.63[Claudius to Laertes] thy best graces spend it [time] at thy will
Ham IV.vii.21[Claudius to Laertes, of Hamlet] Convert his gyves to graces [or: emblems of honour]
R3 II.iv.13[York to Duchess of York, quoting Richard] Small herbs have grace
R3 II.iv.24[York to Duchess of York, of Richard] I could have given my uncle's grace a flout / To touch his growth nearer than he touched mine
RJ II.iii.11[Friar alone] mickle is the powerful grace that lies / In plants
TC I.iii.180[Ulysses to all, of Patroclus' imitations] All our abilities ... / Severals and generals of grace exact
TC IV.iv.88[Troilus to Cressida, of the Greeks' virtues] in each grace of these / There lurks a still and dumb-discoursive devil
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