cold (adj.)
chaste, modest, lacking sensual passion
Cym V.v.181[Iachimo to Cymbeline, of Posthumus and Innogen] He spoke of her, as Dian had hot dreams, / And she alone were cold
Ham IV.vii.171[Gertrude to Claudius and Laertes, of a flower] our cold maids do dead-men's fingers call them
MND I.i.73[Theseus to Hermia, of a nun] Chanting faint hymns to the cold fruitless moon
TC IV.iv.26[Troilus to Cressida, of the gods] More bright in zeal than the devotion which / Cold lips blow to their deities
Tem IV.i.55[Ferdinand to Prospero] The white cold virgin snow upon my heart / Abates the ardour of my liver
TNK III.i.13[Arcite alone] I, poor man, might eftsoons come between / And chop on some cold thought!
TNK V.i.137[Emilia praying to Diana] O sacred, shadowy, cold, and constant queen
TNK V.i.93[Palamon praying to Venus, of Diana] the huntress / All moist and cold
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