humour (n.) Old form(s): humor, humors
mood, disposition, frame of mind, temperament [as determined by bodily fluids]
1H4 I.ii.69[Falstaff to Prince Hal, of becoming a hangman] in some sort it jumps with my humour
1H4 III.i.166[Mortimer to Hotspur, of Glendower] He ... curbs himself even of his natural scope / When you come 'cross his humour
2H4 II.i.149[Falstaff to Hostess] thou must not be in this humour with me
2H4 II.iii.30[Lady Percy to Northumberland, of Hotspur] In ... humours of blood, / He was the mark and glass, copy and book, / That fashioned others
2H4 II.iv.231[Doll to Falstaff] Sirrah, what humour's the Prince of?
2H6 I.i.245[York alone, of the King] Whose church-like humours fits not for a crown
2H6 I.ii.97[Hume alone, of the Cardinal and Suffolk] They, knowing Dame Eleanor's aspiring humour
2H6 V.i.132[King to Clifford, of York] a bedlam and ambitious humour / Makes him oppose himself against his king
AYL III.ii.19[Touchstone to Corin, of the shepherd's life] As it is a spare life, look you, it fits my humour well
AYL III.ii.400[Rosalind as Ganymede to Orlando] I drave my suitor from his mad humour of love to a living humour of madness
AYL IV.i.62[Rosalind as Ganymede to Orlando] now I am in a holiday humour
CE I.ii.21[Antipholus of Syracuse to First Merchant, of Dromio of Syracuse] [he] Lightens my humour with his merry jests
CE I.ii.58[Antipholus of Syracuse to Dromio of Ephesus] I am not in a sportive humour now
CE II.ii.7[Antipholus of Syracuse to Dromio of Syracuse] How now, sir. Is your merry humour altered?
CE IV.i.27[Angelo to Antipholus of Ephesus] Saving your merry humour, here's the note / How much your chain weighs
Cym I.vi.81[Queen alone, of Innogen] Except she bend her humour
E3 II.ii.37.2[Derby to Audley, of King Edward] Let's leave him to his humour
JC IV.iii.119[Cassius to Brutus] Have not you love enough to bear with me, / When that rash humour which my mother gave me / Makes me forgetful?
JC IV.iii.134[Brutus to Cassius, of a Poet] I'll know his humour, when he knows his time
JC IV.iii.46[Brutus to Cassius] Must I stand and crouch / Under your testy humour?
KJ II.i.66[Chatillon to King Philip, of the English army] all th'unsettled humours of the land-- / ash, inconsiderate, fiery voluntaries
KJ V.i.12[King John to Cardinal Pandulph] This inundation of mistempered humour / Rests by you only to be qualified
LLL I.i.228[King reading Armado's letter to him] I did commend the black oppressing humour to the most wholesome physic of thy health-giving air
LLL I.ii.58[Armado to mote] drawing my sword against the humour of affection
LLL V.i.9[Holofernes to Nathaniel, of Armado] His humour is lofty, his discourse peremptory
Luc.1825[Brutus to Collatine, of the latter's grief] Such childish humour from weak minds proceeds
Luc.a12[of Collatine and his friends] In that pleasant humour they all posted to Rome
MA I.i.122[Beatrice to Benedick, of not being in love] I thank God and my cold blood, I am of your humour for that
MA II.iii.234[Benedick alone] Shall quips and sentences and these paper bullets of the brain awe a man from the career of his humour?
MA V.i.179[Benedick to Claudio and Don Pedro] I will leave you now to your gossip-like humour
MA V.iv.100[Benedick to Don Pedro] a college of wit-crackers cannot flout me out of my humour
MW I.i.125[Nym to all] That's my humour
MW I.i.154[Nym to Slender] Be advised, sir, and pass good humours [i.e. make the best of it]
MW I.iii.51[Nym to Falstaff and Pistol] The humour rises - it is good
MW I.iii.92[Nym to Pistol] My humour shall not cool.
MW I.iii.94[Nym to Pistol] the revolt of mine is dangerous. That is my true humour
MW II.iii.70[Host to Page, of Sir Hugh] See what humour he is in
Oth III.iv.121[Desdemona to Cassio, of Othello] nor should I know him, / Were he in favour as in humour altered
Oth III.iv.31.1[Desdemona to Emilia, of jealousy in Othello] I think the sun where he was born / Drew all such humours from him [or: sense 5]
R2 V.v.10[Richard alone] these same thoughts people this little world, / In humours like the people of this world
R3 I.iv.119[Second Murderer to First Murderer] I hope this passionate humour of mine will change [or: sense 2]
R3 IV.i.64[Queen Elizabeth to Anne] To feed my humour wish thyself no harm [i.e. to please my mood]
R3 IV.iv.269[King Richard to Queen Elkizabeth, of how he can woo her daughter] As one being best acquainted with her humour
Sonn.91.5[] And every humour hath his adjunct pleasure, / Wherein it finds a joy above the rest
Sonn.92.8[] I see a better state to me belongs / Than that which on thy humour doth depend
TC I.ii.22[Alexander to Cressida, of Ajax] a man into whom nature hath so crowded humours that his valour is crushed into folly
TC II.iii.210[Ajax to Agamemnon, of Achilles] I'll let his humours' blood
Tim I.ii.25[Timon to Apemantus] Y'have got a humour there / Does not become a man
TN I.iv.5[Viola to Valentine, of Orsino] You either fear his humour or my negligence
TNK V.ii.36[Doctor to Wooer, of pleasing the Gaoler's Daughter] it cures her ipso facto / The melancholy humour that infects her
TNK V.iii.53[Emilia to herself, of Palamon] Those darker humours that / Stick misbecomingly on others
TS III.ii.29[Baptista to Katherina] such an injury would vex a saint, / Much more a shrew of thy impatient humour
TS IV.i.195[Petruchio alone, of Katherina] I'll curb her mad and headstrong humour
WT II.iii.38[Paulina to Servant, of Leontes] I / Do come with words as med'cinal as true, / Honest as either, to purge him of that humour / That presses him from sleep
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