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Search phrase: badness

Plays

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King LearKL III.v.6a provoking merit set a-work by a reprovable badness ina prouoking merit set a-worke by a reprouable badnesse in
King LearKL IV.vi.254.1As badness would desire.As badnesse would desire.
Measure for MeasureMM V.i.59.1Had I more name for badness.Had I more name for badnesse.

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SonnetsSonn.121.14 All men are bad and in their badness reign. All men are bad and in their badnesse raigne.

Glossary

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illnesswickedness, evil conduct, badness

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badnessillness
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