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Search phrase: contemplative

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King Edward IIIE3 I.ii.135Contemplative desire, desire to beContemplatiue desire, desire to be,
Love's Labour's LostLLL I.i.14Still and contemplative in living art.Still and contemplatiue in liuing Art.
Twelfth NightTN II.v.19letter will make a contemplative idiot of him. Close, inLetter wil make a contemplatiue Ideot of him. Close in
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK V.i.138Abandoner of revels, mute contemplative,Abandoner of Revells, mute contemplative,

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contemplativevacant, vacuous, mindlessly gazing

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