advance (v.) Old form(s): aduanc'd , aduance , aduanced , aduaunc'd
raise, lift up, upraise
1H6 I.vi.1[Pucelle to all] Advance our waving colours on the walls
1H6 II.ii.5[Talbot to all, of Salisbury's body] advance it in the market-place [i.e. on a bier]
2H6 IV.i.98[Lieutenant to Suffolk, of the house of York] Burns with revenging fire, whose hopeful colours / Advance our half-faced sun
Cor II.i.154[Volumnia to Menenius, of Coriolanus' arm] Which, being advanced, declines, and then men die
H5 II.ii.192[King Henry to all] The signs of war advance!
H5 V.chorus.44[Chorus] Then brook abridgement, and your eyes advance ... straight back again to France
H5 V.ii.346[French King to King Henry] never war advance / His bleeding sword 'twixt England and fair France
KJ II.i.207[King John to Hubert, of the French flags] that are advanced here
LLL IV.iii.343[Berowne to all] Advance your standards
R3 I.ii.40[Richard to Gentleman] Advance thy halberd higher than my breast
R3 V.iii.265[Richmond to his soldiers] Advance your standards
R3 V.iii.349[King Richard to his army] Advance our standards
RJ II.iii.1[Friar alone] ere the sun advance his burning eye ... / I must up-fill this osier cage of ours
Tem I.ii.409[Prospero to Miranda] The fringed curtains of thine eye advance
Tem IV.i.177[Ariel to Prospero, of Stephano, Trinculo, and Caliban] they ... / Advanced their eyelids
Tit I.i.333[Tamora to all, of herself] If Saturnine advance the Queen of Goths, / She will a handmaid be to his desires
Tit I.i.396[Marcus to Titus] How comes it that the subtle Queen of Goths / Is of a sudden thus advanced in Rome
Tit II.i.125[Aaron to Demetrius and Chiron, of Tamora's advice] That will ... to your wishes' height advance you both
Tit II.i.4[Aaron alone, of Tamora] Advanced above pale envy's threat'ning reach
Tit IV.ii.156[Aaron to Demetrius and Chiron, of Muly and his wife] their child shall be advanced, / And be received for the Emperor's heir
Tit IV.ii.34[Aaron to Chiron and Demetrius] was't not a happy star / Led us to Rome ... to be advanced to this height?
TNK V.i.59[Arcite praying to Mars] to thy laud / I may advance my streamer
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