disposition (n.)
natural temperament, normal state of mind
Cor III.ii.111[Coriolanus to Volumnia] Away, my disposition, and possess me / Some harlot's spirit!
Ham I.ii.169[Horatio to Hamlet, of why Horatio is not at Wittenberg] A truant disposition [or: sense 3]
Mac III.iv.112[Macbeth to Lady Macbeth] You make me strange / Even to the disposition that I owe
MM III.ii.220[disguised Duke to Escalus] of what disposition was the Duke?
MW II.i.56[Mistress Ford to Mistress Page, of Falstaff] I would have sworn his disposition would have gone to the truth of his words
MW IV.v.100[Falstaff to Mistress Quickly] I have suffered ... more than the villainous inconstancy of man's disposition is able to bear
RJ III.iii.115[Friar to Romeo] I thought thy disposition better tempered
WT IV.iv.135.1[Perdita to Florizel] this robe of mine / Does change my disposition
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