favour (n.) Old form(s): Fauor, fauour, fauours
[facial] appearance, countenance, features, looks
1H4 III.ii.136[Prince Hal to King Henry] I will ... stain my favours in a bloody mask
AC II.v.38[Cleopatra to Messenger, of his face] so tart a favour / To trumpet such good tidings?
AW I.i.82[Helena alone] My imagination / Carries no favour in't but Bertram's
AW I.i.95[Helena alone, of Bertram] heart too capable / Of every line and trick of his sweet favour
AW V.iii.49[Bertram to King, of a woman's face] Which warped the line of every other favour
AYL IV.iii.87[Oliver to Celia as Aliena and Rosalind as Ganymede, reciting Orlando's description] The boy is fair, / Of female favour
AYL V.iv.27[Duke Senior to all, of Ganymede] I do remember in this shepherd boy / Some lively touches of my daughter's favour
Cor IV.iii.9[Volsce to Roman] your favour is well approved by your tongue
Cym III.iv.50[Innogen to Pisanio, as if to Iachimo] Thy favour's good enough
Cym IV.ii.104[Belarius to Arviragus, of Cloten] time hath nothing blurred those lines of favour / Which then he wore
Cym V.v.93[Cymbeline to Lucius, of disguised Innogen] His favour is familiar to me
H5 V.ii.63[Burgundy to King Henry and the French King, of the chaos in France] Which to reduce into our former favour / You are assembled
H8 I.iv.108[King Henry to Wolsey, of the ladies] let's dream / Who's best in favour
Ham V.i.191[Hamlet to Horatio, of the skull seen as the eventual end of facial beauty] to this favour she must come
JC I.ii.91[Cassius to Brutus, of honour] I know that virtue to be in you ... / As well as I do know your outward favour
JC II.i.76.1[Lucius to Brutus, of those with Cassius] by no means I may discover them / By any mark of favour
KL III.vii.40[Gloucester to Regan] my hospitable favours / You should not ruffle thus [or: sense 6]
LLL IV.iii.260[Berowne to King, of Rosaline's dark colouring] Her favour turns the fashion of the days
LLL V.ii.33[Rosaline to Princess] An if my face were but as fair as yours, / My favour were as great [pun: 30]
MA II.i.84[masked Hero to masked Don Pedro] When I like your favour
MA III.iii.19[Dogberry to Second Watchman] for your favour, ... make no boast of it
Mac I.v.70[Lady Macbeth to Macbeth] To alter favour ever is to fear
MM IV.ii.169[Provost to disguised Duke] Angelo ... will discover the favour
MM IV.ii.30[Pompey to Abhorson] a good favour you have
MND I.i.186[Helena to Hermia] Sickness is catching. O, were favour so, / Yours would I catch ... ere I go
Oth I.iii.337[Iago to Roderigo] defeat thy favour with an usurped beard
Oth II.i.223[Iago to Roderigo, of the sexual act] there should be, again to inflame it ... loveliness in favour
Oth III.iv.121[Desdemona to Cassio, of Othello] nor should I know him, / Were he in favour as in humour altered
Per IV.i.24[Dionyza to Marina] how your favour's / Changed with this unprofitable woe!
Per V.iii.13.2[Thaisa to Pericles] Voice and favour!
Sonn.113.10[] The most sweet favour or deformed'st creature [Q sweet-fauor]
TC I.ii.94[Pandarus to Cressida, of Troilus] for a brown favour
TC IV.v.213[Hector to Ulysses] I know your favour, Lord Ulysses, well
TN II.iv.24[Orsino to Viola as Cesario] thine eye / Hath stayed upon some favour that it loves
TN III.iv.320[First Officer to Antonio] I know your favour well
TN III.iv.372[Viola to herself] Even such and so / In favour was my brother
Ven.747[Venus to Adonis] favour, savour, hue and qualities, / Whereat th'impartial gazer late did wonder
WT V.ii.48[Third Gentleman to all, of the meeting between Leontes and Polixenes] There was ... countenance of such distraction that they were to be known by garment, not by favour

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