discourse (n.)
course, process, manner
Ham I.ii.150[Hamlet alone, of Gertrude] a beast that wants discourse of reason / Would have mourned longer
Oth IV.ii.152[Desdemona to Iago, of her offending Othello] Either in discourse of thought or actual deed
TC II.iii.171[Ulysses to Agamemnon, of Achilles] Imagined worth / Holds in his blood such swollen and hot discourse
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