genius (n.) Old form(s): rebuk'd
attendant spirit, guardian spirit
JC II.i.66[Brutus alone] The genius and the mortal instruments / Are then in council
Mac III.i.55[Macbeth alone, of Banquo] under him / My genius is rebuked
TC IV.iv.49[Troilus to Cressida, of being called] some say the Genius so / Cries 'Come!' to him that instantly must die
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