fancy (n.) Old form(s): Fancie, Fancies
imagination, mind, mental state
H8 IV.ii.94.1[Griffith to Katherine] I am most joyful, madam, such good dreams / Possess your fancy
H8 V.i.60[King Henry to Suffolk, of Suffolk winning primero] Nor shall not, when my fancy's on my play
MA III.i.95[Ursula to Hero] be not angry with me ... / Speaking my fancy
Tem V.i.59[Prospero probably to charmed Alonso, of music] the best comforter / To an unsettled fancy
WT V.iii.60[Paulina to Leontes, of Hermione's statue] No longer shall you gaze on't, lest your fancy / May think anon it moves
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