instrument (n.)
agent, means, method
3H6 IV.vi.18[King to Warwick, of God and his freedom] He was the author, thou the instrument
AW V.iii.202[Diana to King, of Parolles] I ... loath am to produce / So bad an instrument
Mac III.i.80[Macbeth to Murderers] I made good to you ... / How you were borne in hand, how crossed, the instruments, / Who wrought with them
Tem III.iii.55[Ariel to Alonso, Sebastian, and Antonio, of destiny] That hath to instrument this lower world
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