bless (v.) Old form(s): blesse
guard, protect, safeguard
Cor I.iii.46[Virgilia to Volumnia] Heavens bless my lord from fell Aufidius!
MA V.i.141[Claudio to Benedick] God bless me from a challenge!
R3 III.iii.4[Grey to all] God bless the Prince from all the pack of you
WT IV.iv.266[Dorcas to herself] Bless me from marrying a usurer!
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