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question conversation: “As I subscribe not that, nor any other, But in the loss of question,” MEASURE FOR MEASURE, ii. 4. 90 (Steevens says, “But in the loss of question” means “but in idle supposition, or conversation that tends to nothing.” See first subscribe); “and had much question with him,” AS YOU LIKE IT, iii. 4. 31 ; “in any constant question” TWELFTH NIGHT, iv. 2. 47 ( “settled, determinate, regular question,” JOHNSON , “regular conversation,” MALONE) ; “have some question with the shepherd,” THE WINTER'S TALE, iv. 2. 46 ; “Has these poor men in question,” THE WINTER'S TALE, v. 1. 198 ; “During all question of the gentle truce” TROILUS AND CRESSIDA, iv. 1. 13 ( “conversation while the gentle truce lasts,” MALONE) ; “To call hers, exquisite, in question more” ROMEO AND JULIET, i. 1. 227 ( “to make her unparalleled beauty more the subject of thought and conversation,” MALONE) ; “cry out on the top of question” HAMLET, ii. 2. 336 (recite at the very highest pitch of their voice) (where Dr. Wellesley wrongly understands question to mean“rack.” Stray Notes on the Text of Shakespeare, p. 33); “I will not stay thy questions,” A MIDSUMMER-NIGHT'S DREAM, ii. 1. 235.

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