commend (v.)
present, introduce, bring [for favourable acceptance]
AC IV.viii.12[Antony to Scarus, of Cleopatra] To this great fairy I'll commend thy acts [or: sense 4]
Cor II.iii.246[Sicinius to all, of Coriolanus] One thus descended ... we did commend / To your remembrances
Cor IV.v.147[Aufidius to Coriolanus] Let me commend thee first to those that shall / Say yea to thy desires
Cym I.v.125[Iachimo to Posthumus] commend me to the court where your lady is
Cym I.v.30[Philario to all, of Posthumus] be better known to this gentleman, whom I commend to you as a noble friend of mine
H5 IV.vi.23[Exeter to King Henry, reporting York's words] Commend my service to my sovereign
H8 II.iii.61[Lord Chamberlain to Anne] the King's majesty / Commends his good opinion of you
KL II.i.113[Cornwall to and of Edmund] Whose virtue and obedience doth this instant / So much commend itself
KL II.iv.27[disguised Kent to Lear, of Cornwall and Gonerill] I did commend your highness' letters to them
MV IV.i.143[Duke to all] This letter from Bellario doth commend / A young and learned doctor to our court
MW I.iv.152[Fenton to Mistress Quickly, of Anne] let me have thy voice in my behalf. If thou seest her before me, commend me
MW II.ii.237[Ford as Brook to Falstaff] could I come to her with any detection in my hand, my desires had instance and argument to commend themselves
Per Chorus.IV.46[Gower alone] The unborn event / I do commend to your content
TC III.iii.104[Achilles to Ulysses] The beauty that is borne here in the face / The bearer knows not, but commends itself / To others' eyes
TC V.v.3[Diomedes to Servant, of Cressida] commend my service to her beauty
TNK V.i.4[Theseus to all] the altars / In hallowed clouds commend their swelling incense / To those above us
WT II.iii.66.1[Paulina to Leontes, of the baby] Here 'tis; commends it to your blessing
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