glad (v.)
gladden, brighten, cause to rejoice
3H6 IV.vi.93[Somerset to Oxford] Henry's ... prophecy / Did glad my heart with hope of this young Richmond
H8 II.iv.196[King Henry to all] my kingdom, / Well worthy the best heir o'th' world, should not / Be gladded in't by me
Per Chorus.I.4[Gower alone] To glad your ear
Per I.iv.28[Cleon to Dionyza, of the people of Tarsus] Their tables were stored full, to glad the sight
Per II.iii.21[Simonides to Knights] Your presence glads our days
Tit I.i.169[Titus to and of Lavinia] Kind Rome, that hast thus lovingly reserved / The cordial of mine age to glad my heart
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