attend (v.) Old form(s): attendes
accompany, follow closely, go with
2H6 II.iii.38[Gloucester to King] When I am dead and gone, / May honourable peace attend thy throne
3H6 IV.ii.16[Warwick to Clarence, of Edward] but attended by a simple guard
3H6 IV.v.7[Richard to Hastings and Stanley, of Edward] often but attended with weak guard
3H6 IV.vi.82[Post to Warwick, of Edward] He was conveyed by Richard Duke of Gloucester / And the Lord Hastings, who attended him
AC V.ii.362[Caesar to all, of the burial of Antony and Cleopatra] Our army shall / In solemn show attend this funeral
AW I.i.71[Lafew to Countess, of Bertram at court] He cannot want the best / That shall attend his love [unclear meaning: ?he will not lack the best experience there if he shows a loving behaviour]
AYL V.i.61[Touchstone to Audrey] I attend, I attend
Cor III.iii.141[Sicinius to all] Let a guard / Attend us through the city
Cym II.i.50[Second Lord to Cloten] I'll attend your lordship
Cym II.iii.61[Cymbeline to Cloten] When you have given good morning to your mistress / Attend the queen and us
Cym III.iii.77[Belarius to Guiderius and Arviragus] we will fear no poison, which attends / In place of greater state
H5 II.iv.29.1[Dauphin to French King, of England] fear attends her not
H8 I.iv.60[Wolsey to Lord Chamberlain, of sending him to meet the ambassadors] Some attend him
H8 V.v.27[Cranmer to all] all the virtues that attend the good
Ham III.iii.22[Rosencrantz to Claudius] Each small annexment ... / Attends the boisterous ruin
KJ III.iii.35[King John to Hubert] the proud day, / Attended with the pleasures of the world
KJ IV.ii.56[Pembroke to King John] your fears, which, as they say, attend / The steps of wrong
KL II.iv.300[Regan to Cornwall, of Lear] He is attended with a desperate train
Luc.330[Tarquin to himself] these lets attend the time
Mac I.v.18[Lady Macbeth alone, as if to Macbeth] Thou wouldst be great, / Art not without ambition, but without / The illness should attend it
Mac III.iv.120.1[Lennox to Lady Macbeth] Good night; and better health / Attend his majesty!
MV III.iv.29[Portia to Lorenzo] I have toward heaven breathed a secret vow / To live in prayer and contemplation, / Only attended by Nerissa here
MV III.iv.41[Lorenzo to Portia] Fair thoughts and happy hours attend on you!
Oth I.iii.293[Othello to Iago, of Desdemona] I prithee let thy wife attend on her
Per III.ii.29[Cerimon to First Gentleman, of virtue and cunning] immortality attends the former, / Making a man a god
R2 IV.i.198[Richard to Bolingbroke] The cares I give, I have, though given away. / They 'tend the crown, yet still with me they stay
R3 III.vii.231[Richard to all] if black scandal or foul-faced reproach / Attend the sequel of your imposition
RJ III.iii.49[Romeo to Friar, of the word ‘banished’] Howlings attends it!
TC II.ii.135[Paris to all, of abducting Helen] your full consent ... cut off / All fears attending on so dire a project
TC V.vii.2[Achilles to Myrmidons] Mark what I say. Attend me where I wheel [or: sense 7]
Tem I.ii.423[Ferdinand to Miranda] Most sure, the goddess / On whom these airs attend!
Tem III.iii.79[Ariel to Alonso, Sebastian, and Antonio] Lingering perdition ... shall step by step attend / You and your ways
Tem III.iii.79[Ariel to Alonso] Lingering perdition ... shall step by step attend / You and your ways
Tem V.i.58.3[stage direction] Here enters Ariel before; then Alonso with a frantic gesture, attended by Gonzalo
TG II.iv.187[Proteus to Valentine] I'll presently attend you
TG V.i.10[Silvia to Eglamour] I fear I am attended by some spies
Tit IV.i.125[Marcus to himself, of Titus] attend him in his ecstasy
Tit IV.i.28[Young Lucius to Lavinia] I will most willingly attend your ladyship
Tit IV.iii.28[Publius to all, of Titus] it highly us concerns / By day and night t'attend him carefully
TN III.i.132[Viola as Cesario to Olivia] Grace and good disposition attend your ladyship
TNK V.iv.8[Palamon to his knights] We ... beguile / The gout and rheum, that in lag hours attend / For grey approachers [i.e. are part of growing old]
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