breathe (v.) Old form(s): breath , breathd
catch breath, pause, rest
1H4 V.iv.14[Lancaster to all] We breathe too long
1H4 V.iv.46[King Henry to Prince Hal] Stay and breathe a while
3H6 I.ii.13[Edward to York] By giving the house of Lancaster leave to breathe, / It will outrun you
3H6 I.iv.108[Queen to her followers, of York] whilst we breathe, take time to do him dead
3H6 II.iii.2[Warwick alone] I lay me down a little while to breathe
3H6 II.vi.31[Edward to all] Now breathe we, lords
3H6 V.iii.16[Richard to Edward, of the Queen] If she have time to breathe ... / Her faction will be full as strong as ours
Cor I.vi.1[Cominius to Soldiers] Breathe you, my friends
E3 III.iv.16[King Edward to Audley] here a season let us breathe ourselves
E3 V.i.239[King Edward to all] after we have breathed / A day or two within this haven town
KJ III.ii.4[Bastard alone, of King Philip] Austria's head lie there, / While Philip breathes
TS I.i.8[Lucentio to Tranio] Here let us breathe
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