crime (n.) Old form(s): Crymes
sin, offence, wrong-doing
CE II.ii.150[Adriana to Antipholus of Syracuse] My blood is mingled with the crime of lust
Ham II.i.43[Polonius to Reynaldo] the prenominate crimes
Ham III.iii.81[Hamlet to himself, of his father] With all his crimes broad blown
KL I.iii.5[Gonerill to Oswald, of Lear] He flashes into one gross crime or other
TNK I.ii.3[Arcite to Palamon] yet unhardened in / The crimes of nature, let us leave the city
TNK V.iv.10[Palamon to his knights] we come towards the gods ... not halting under crimes / Many and stale
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