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Search phrase: imposition

Plays

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Measure for MeasureMM I.ii.187like, which else would stand under grievous imposition,like, which else would stand vnder greeuous imposition:
The Merchant of VeniceMV I.ii.98by some other sort than your father's imposition,by some other sort then your Fathers imposition,
The Merchant of VeniceMV III.iv.33Not to deny this imposition,Not to denie this imposition,
OthelloOth II.iii.262imposition; oft got without merit and lost withoutimposition; oft got without merit, aud lost without
Richard IIIR3 III.vii.231Attend the sequel of your imposition,Attend the sequell of your Imposition,
Troilus and CressidaTC III.ii.77thinking it harder for our mistress to devise impositionthinking it harder for our Mistresse to deuise imposition
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK I.iv.44Without some imposition, sickness in willWithout some imposition, sicknes in will
The Winter's TaleWT I.ii.74Boldly ‘ Not guilty,’ the imposition clearedBoldly, not guilty; the Imposition clear'd,

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The Rape of LucreceLuc.1697 As bound in knighthood to her imposition, As bound in Knighthood to her imposition,

Glossary

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imposeimposition, command, imposed duty
impositionextra burden, additional demand
impositionimposed penalty, burden, weight
impositionaccusation, charge, imputation
impositionorder, charge, command
thrusting onimposition, forcing, insinuation

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impositionimpose
impositionthrusting on

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