discourse (v.)
talk, chat, converse
Cym III.iii.38[Arviragus to Belarius] How ... shall we discourse / The freezing hours away?
H5 III.ii.102[Macmorris to Jamy] It is no time to discourse
MND V.i.165[Demetrius to Theseus, of the Wall] It is the wittiest partition that ever I heard discourse
MW I.iii.40[Falstaff to Pistol, of Mistress Ford] She discourses, she carves, she gives the leer of invitation
Oth II.iii.273[Cassio to Iago, of himself] And discourse fustian with one's own shadow!
TG V.ii.17[Thurio to Proteus, of Silvia's reaction to his conversation] well when I discourse of love and peace
TG V.ii.44[Duke to all] stand not to discourse
TNK II.i.39[Gaoler's Daughter to Gaoler, of Palamon and Arcite] they ... discourse of many things
TNK III.vi.129[Arcite to Palamon] I dare as well / Die as discourse or sleep
TNK III.vi.38[Arcite to Palamon] I'll ... every day discourse you into health
Ven.145[Venus to Adonis] Bid me discourse, I will enchant thine ear
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