mend (v.)
amend, save [in emphatic expressions]
1H4 III.i.243 [Hotspur to Lady Percy] you swear like a comfit-maker's wife ... 'As God shall mend me!'
2H4 I.ii.109 [Lord Chief Justice to Falstaff, of the King] Well, God mend him!
AYL IV.i.175[Rosalnd as Ganymede to Orlando] By my troth, and in good earnest, and so God mend me, and by all pretty oaths that are not dangerous,
Cym V.v.68[Cymbeline to all] Heaven mend all!
RJ I.v.79[Capulet to Tybalt, of Romeo] You'll not endure him! God shall mend my soul!
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