divine (n.) Old form(s): Diuine, Diuines
clergyman, priest, parson
Cor II.iii.57.1[Coriolanus to Menenius, of the people] I would they would forget me, like the virtues / Which our divines lose by 'em
E3 IV.iv.115[Prince Edward to Third Herald, of Philip] I think him no divine extemporal
MM III.ii.199[Escalus to Provost, of Claudio] Let him be furnished with divines
MV I.ii.14[Portia to Nerissa] It is a good divine that follows his own instructions
R3 III.vii.74[Buckingham to Lord Mayor, of Richard] meditating with two deep divines
RJ III.iii.50[Romeo to and of Friar] Being a divine, a ghostly confessor
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