chase (n.) Old form(s): chace
pursuit, sequence, hunt
AYL I.iii.31[Celia to Rosalind, of Orlando] By this kind of chase, I should hate him
JC I.ii.8[Caesar to Antony] our elders say, / The barren, touched in this holy chase, / Shake off their sterile curse
KJ I.i.223[Lady Faulconbridge to Bastard, of Robert Faulconbridge] Where is he / That holds in chase mine honour up and down?
MND II.ii.94[Helena to herself] I am out of breath in this fond chase
Sonn.143.5[of a mother] her neglected child holds her in chase
TG V.iv.15[Valentine alone] my mates ... / Have some unhappy passenger in chase
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