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Dispense, to come to easy terms, to tamper with: “d. with trifles,” Wiv. II, 1, 47. “we must of force d. with this decree,” LLL I, 1, 148. “how shall we then d. with that contract,” H6A V, 5, 28. “canst thou d. with heaven for such an oath?” H6B V, 1, 181. Hence == to do without, to spare: “might you d. with your leisure, I would by and by have some speech with you,” Meas. III, 1, 154. “men must learn now with pity to d.” Tim. III, 2, 93. And == to excuse, to pardon: “and with my trespass never will d.” Lucr. 1070. “with my fault I thus far can d.” Lucr. 1070 “may my poor mind with the foul act d.” Lucr. 1070 “mark how with my neglect I do d.” Sonn. 112, 12. “nature --s with the deed so far that it becomes a virtue,” Meas. III, 1, 135. “unfeeling fools can with such wrongs d.” Err. II, 1, 103.
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