disposition (n.)
composure, state of mind, temperament
AC I.v.53[Cleopatra to Alexas, of Antony] O well-divided disposition!
AC II.vii.7[Second Servant to First Servant, of the drinkers] they pinch one another by the disposition [i.e. get on each others' nerves]
AW III.vi.41[Bertram to Parolles] This drum sticks sorely in your disposition
AYL III.ii.190[Rosalind to Celia] Dost thou think, though I am caparisoned like a man, I have a doublet and hose in my disposition?
Ham I.iv.55[Hamlet to Ghost] we fools of nature / So horridly to shake our disposition
KL I.ii.127[Edmund alone] An admirable evasion of whoremaster man, to lay his goatish disposition to the charge of a star
TN III.i.132[Viola as Cesario to Olivia] Grace and good disposition attend your ladyship
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