untimely (adj.) Old form(s): vntimely
premature, coming before its time
E3 V.i.156[Salisbury to King Edward, of the attack on Prince Edward] unhappy have I told / The most untimely tale of Edward's fall
R2 V.vi.52[King Henry to all] Grace my mournings here / In weeping after this untimely bier
R3 I.ii.4[Anne to bearers] I ... lament / Th'untimely fall of virtuous Lancaster
R3 I.iii.200[Queen Margaret to Queen Elizabeth, of the murder of her own son] Edward thy son ... / Die in his youth by like untimely violence!
R3 II.iii.35[Third Citizen to other Citizens] Untimely storms makes men expect a dearth
RJ IV.v.28[Capulet to all, of Juliet] Death lies on her like an untimely frost
RJ V.iii.234[Friar to Prince, of Tybalt] whose untimely death / Banished the new-made bridegroom from this city
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