content (v.)
calm [down], settle, relax
3H6 I.i.85[York to King, of sitting in his throne] It must and shall be so; content thyself
Cym I.vi.26.2[Queen to Cornelius] O, content thee
E3 III.ii.13[First Frenchman to First Citizen] Content thee, man [i.e. calm down!]
E3 V.i.162[King Edward to Queen] Content thee, Philippe
KJ II.i.547[King Philip to King John, of Constance] how may we content / This widow-lady?
KL I.iv.310[Gonerill to Albany, interrupting him] Pray you, content [or: adjective use]
MA V.i.87[Antonio to Leonato] Content yourself
Oth I.i.41.2[Iago to Roderigo] content you
RJ I.v.65[Capulet to Tybalt, of Romeo] Content thee, gentle coz, let him alone
TS I.i.195[Lucentio to Tranio, of his plan] content thee, for I have it full
TS I.i.90[Baptista to Gremio and Hortensio] content ye
TS II.i.334[Baptista to Gremio and Tranio as Lucentio, of their rivalry] Content you, gentlemen
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