complain (v.) Old form(s): complain'd , complaine
lament, bewail, bemoan
AYL III.ii.28[Corin to Touchstone, of what he has learned] he that hath learned no wit by nature nor art may complain of good breeding [i.e. regret the lack of]
AYL III.iv.43[Corin to Rosalind as Ganymede and Celia as Aliena, of Silvius] the shepherd that complained of love
Luc.1839[Brutus to Collatine] by chaste Lucrece' soul that late complained / Her wrongs to us
R2 III.iv.18[Queen Isabel to First Lady] what I want it boots not to complain
RJ II.chorus.7[Chorus, of Romeo and Juliet] to his foe supposed he must complain
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