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Again, 1) once more, a second time: “they have met a.” Tp. I, 2, 233. “it begins a.” Tp. I, 2, 233 “I ne'er a. shall see her,” II, 1, 111 etc. etc. Absol.: “yet a.!” Tp. I, 1, 41. III, 2, 38. == tell it once more: H4B I, 1, 48. == go once more: Cymb. IV, 3, 1. as long a. == twice as long: H6B IV, 3, 7. once a. == once more: Ven. 499. Tp. III, 2, 44. IV, 1, 4. Gent. V, 4, 78. Gent. V, 4, 78 Wiv. IV, 4, 14. Meas. V, 270. Err. V, 130. Shr. Ind. 2, 77. John II, 389. IV, 2, 1. V, 4, 2. R2 III, 2, 5. H4A I, 3, 141. III, 1, 37. H5 III, 3, 7. V, 1, 13. H6A III, 2, 19. H6B IV, 4, 14. H6C I, 4, 44. II, 1, 183. II, 1, 183 IV, 8, 53. H8 I, 4, 107. IV, 1, 1. Troil, II, 2, 2. V, 2, 49. Hml. I, 1, 31 etc.
2) to the previous state; implying not so much repetition of an action as restitution to what was before: “a torment which Sycorax could not a. undo,” Tp. I, 2, 291. “we all were sea-swallowed, though some cast a.” II, 1, 251 etc. Hence == back: “pay a.” Sonn. 79, 8. Err. I, 2, 85. Merch. I, 2, 87. “to give a.” Tp. V, 168. Meas. II, 1, 107. “bring a.” Meas. IV, 1, 5. As II, 2, 21. “take a.” Gent. II, 1, 124. Err. II, 2, 129. H6C V, 1, 37. “haste you a.” Alls II, 2, 74. “she will speed her foot a.” III, 4, 37. “call the queen a.” Wint. II, 1, 126. Ant. II, 5, 79. “ask a.” John IV, 1, 44. “hie thee a.” Ant. V, 2, 194. “bear a.” Cymb. V, 3, 82. Peculiar expr.: “come a. when you may,” Err. III, 1, 41 (i. e. this time I am not at your service). “nay, come a., good Kate, I am a gentleman,” Shr. II, 217 (go, go, you are mistaken in me). Joined to back: “call her back a.” Gent. I, 2, 51. “I brought him back a.” IV, 4, 57. “go back a.” Err. II, 1, 75. Mids. I, 1, 251. till Harry's back-return a. to France, H5 Chor. Mids. I, 1, 251
3) in return: “who did not whet his teeth at him a.” Ven. 1113. “sitting on a bank, weeping a. the king my father's wreck, this music crept by me,” Tp. I, 2, 390 (while I was answering with tears).* “could not a. reply,” Gent. II, 1, 172. “curse a.” Mids. V, 184. “wooing her until I sweat a.” Merch. III, 2, 205 (in return, in consequence of it). “and I a., in Henry's royal name, give thee her hand,” H6A V, 3, 160. “the winds shall hiss at thee a.” H6B IV, 1, 78. Joined with “back:” Tp. I, 2, 150. cf. H4B III, 2, 187. Troil. IV, 4, 19.
4) in one's turn, on the other hand, on the contrary: “the one is my sovereign, the other a. is my kinsman,” R2 II, 2, 113. “and now a. of him that did not ask, but mock, bestow your sued-for tongues,” Cor. II, 3, 214.
5) moreover, besides, further: a., if any Syracusian born etc. Err. I, 1, 19. “and a., sir, shall we sow the headland with wheat?” H4B V, 1, 15. H8 III, 2, 101. Troil. I, 3, 64. Oth. I, 3, 21.
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