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Search phrase: incontinency

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CymbelineCym II.iv.127The cognizance of her incontinencyThe Cognisance of her incontinencie
CymbelineCym III.iv.48Thou didst accuse him of incontinency;Thou didd'st accuse him of Incontinencie,
HamletHam II.i.30That he is open to incontinency.That hee is open to Incontinencie;

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incontinencylack of sexual restraint, sexual indulgence, infidelity

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