compose (v.) Old form(s): compos'd
make up, produce, fashion
AW I.ii.21[King to Bertram] Frank nature ... / Hath well composed thee
Mac I.vii.73[Macbeth to Lady Macbeth] thy undaunted mettle should compose / Nothing but males
MND I.i.48[Theseus to Hermia, of her father] One that composed your beauties
TC V.ii.173[Troilus to Ulysses, of Diomedes' helmet] Were it a casque composed by Vulcan's skill, / My sword should bite it
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