discovery (n.) Old form(s): discouerie , discouery
disclosure, admission, revelation
Cor I.ii.22[Aufidius to all, of their plans] By the discovery / We shall be shortened in our aim
H5 II.ii.162[Grey to King Henry] the discovery of most dangerous treason
Ham II.ii.294[Hamlet to Rosencrantz and Guildenstern] So shall my anticipation prevent your discovery
MV II.vi.43[Jessica to Lorenzo, of being a torchbearer] 'tis an office of discovery
TC V.i.20[Thersites to Patroclus] the rotten diseases of the south .. take and take again such preposterous discoveries!
TG III.i.45[Proteus to Duke, of accosting Valentine] do it so cunningly / That my discovery be not aimed at
WT I.ii.441[Camillo to Polixenes] I'll put / My fortunes to your service, which are here / By this discovery lost
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