demand (n.)
question, enquiry, request
3H6 III.iii.259[Warwick alone, of Edward] dreadful war shall answer his demand
AW IV.iii.42[First Lord to Second Lord, of Bertram] I perceive by this demand you are not altogether of his counsel
H8 II.iii.52[Anne to Lord Chamberlain, of reporting her conversation] Not your demand; it values not your asking [i.e. don't bother asking]
Ham II.i.12[Polonius to Reynaldo] come you more nearer / Than your particular demands will touch it
KL I.v.3[Lear to disguised Kent, of Regan] Acquaint my daughter no further with anything you know than comes from her demand out of the letter
TC II.iii.66[Thersites to Patroclus, responding to 'Why am I a fool?'] Make that demand to the Creator
TC III.iii.271[Thersites to Achilles] let Patroclus make his demands to me
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