face (n.)
appearance, outward show, look
1H4 IV.iii.82[Hotspur to Blunt, of King Henry] by this face, / This seeming brow of justice
AC III.xiii.5[Enobarbus to Cleopatra] What though you fled / From that great face of war
JC V.i.10[Antony to Octavius, of the enemy] They could ... come down / With fearful bravery, thinking by this face / To fasten in our thoughts that they have courage
KJ V.ii.88[Lewis the Dauphin to Cardinal Pandulph] You taught me how to know the face of right
KL III.i.20[disguised Kent to Gentleman, of division between Albany and Cornwall] as yet the face of it is covered / With mutual cunning
LLL V.ii.395[Berowne to all] Can any face of brass hold longer out?
TNK III.i.108.1[Arcite to Palamon] content and anger / In me have but one face [i.e. I look the same whether pleased or angry]
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