glass (n.) Old form(s): Glasse
[sand of the] hourglass
1H6 IV.ii.35[General to Talbot] ere the glass that now begins to run / Finish the process of his sandy hour
AW II.i.165[Helena to King] the pilot's glass / Hath told the thievish minutes how they pass
Sonn.126.2[] Time's fickle glass
Tem I.ii.240[Prospero to Ariel, of the time after noon] At least two glasses
Tem V.i.223[Boatswain to all] but three glasses since
TNK V.i.18[Palamon to Arcite] The glass is running now that cannot finish / Till one of us expire
WT I.ii.306.1[Leontes to Camillo] Were my wife's liver / Infected as her life, she would not live / The running of one glass
WT IV.i.16[Time to audience] I turn my glass
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