**Absence,**1) the state of not being at a place:

**Compl. 245**.

**Wiv. III, 3, 117**.

**Meas. I, 1, 19**.

**III, 2, 101**.

**LLL V, 2, 225**.

**Mids. III, 2, 244**

**Merch. I, 2, 121**.

**III, 4, 4**.

**As II, 4, 85**.

**Tw. I, 5, 4**.

**Wint. I, 2, 12**.

**Wint. I, 2, 12**

**III, 2, 79**.

**IV, 4, 542**.

**V, 2, 120**.

**John I, 1, 102**.

**R3 III, 4, 25**.

**H4A IV, 1, 73**.

**H4A IV, 1, 73**

**IV, 4, 16**.

**H5 IV, 1, 302**.

**R3 III, 4, 25**.

**H8 II, 3, 106**.

**Cor. I, 3, 4**.

**Cor. I, 3, 4**

**III, 2, 95**.

**Tim. IV, 3, 346**.

**Ant. I, 2, 179**.

**IV, 15, 61**.

**Cymb. III, 5, 57**.

**IV, 3, 2**.

**V, 5, 57**.

**Per. I, 2, 112**.

**II, 4, 46**. “our substitutes in a.”

**H4B IV, 4, 6**. “in a. of:”

**Gent. I, 1, 59**.

**Merch. V, 128**.

**R2 II, 1, 219**.

**H5 I, 2, 172**. “in the a. of:”

**Meas. V, 331**.

**Cor. IV, 1, 44**.

2) separation from one beloved, and in general the state of being far from a person: “O a., what a torment wouldst thou prove,”

**Sonn. 39, 9**. “nor think the bitterness of a. sour,”

**57, 7**. “the imprisoned a. of your liberty,”

**58, 6**. “how like a winter hath my a. been from thee,”

**97, 1**. “a. seemed my flame to qualify,”

**109, 2**.

**Err. I, 1, 45**.

**R2 I, 3, 258**.

**Troil. IV, 5, 289**.

**Caes. IV, 3, 152**.

**Oth. I, 3, 260**.

**III, 4, 179**.

**III, 4, 179**

**Cymb. III, 6, 74**.

3) Euphemistically, == death: “whose a. is no less material to me than is his father's,”

**Mcb. III, 1, 135**.

4) Used for

**absent**by Sir Hugh and Mrs Quickly:

**Wiv. I, 1, 273**.

**II, 2, 86**.