kind (n.) Old form(s): kinde, kindes
nature, reality, character, disposition
AW I.iii.62[Clown to Countess] Your cuckoo sings by kind [i.e. instinct]
AYL III.ii.99[Touchstone to Rosalind as Ganymede] If the cat will after kind [i.e. act according to its nature]
AYL IV.iii.60[Rosalind as Ganymede reading from Phebe's letter to Ganymede] Whether that thy youth and kind / Will the faithful offer take
JC I.iii.64[Cassius to Casca] Why birds and beasts from quality and kind ... change from their ordinance
JC II.i.33[Brutus alone, of Caesar as a serpent's egg] Which, hatched, would, as his kind, grow mischievous
Luc.1147[Lucrece] we will unfold / To creatures stern sad tunes to change their kinds
Luc.1242[] The weak oppressed, the impression of strange kinds / Is formed in them by force, by fraud, or skill
Tem II.i.166[Gonzalo to Alonso, of the imaginary commonwealth] nature should bring forth / Of it own kind all foison, all abundance [i.e. each crop would yield abundantly]
TG III.i.90[Valentine to Duke] Dumb jewels often in their silent kind / More than quick words do move a woman's mind
Tit II.i.116[Aaron to Demetrius and Chiron, of the forest] many unfrequented plots there are, / Fitted by kind for rape and villainy
Tit II.iii.281[Saturninus to Titus, of Martius and Quintus] fell curs of bloody kind
TNK V.iii.12[Theseus to Pirithous, of Emilia] She shall see deeds of honour in their kind / Which sometime show well pencilled [i.e. in their true nature, as opposed to in art]
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