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Date, subst. 1) time stipulated or prescribed: “thy end is truth's and beauty's doom and d.” Sonn. 14, 14. “my reliances on his fracted --s have smit my credit,” Tim. II, 1, 22. “take the bonds along with you, and have the --s in compt,” Tim. II, 1, 22
2) time in general, duration: “an expired d., cancelled ere well begun,” Lucr. 26. “enchained me to endless d. of never ending woes,” Lucr. 26 “through her wounds doth fly life's lasting d. from cancelled destiny,” Lucr. 26 “summer's lease hath all too short a d.” Sonn. 18, 4. “so long as youth and thou are of one d.” 22, 2. “eternal numbers to outlive long d.” 38, 12. “beyond all d., even to eternity,” 122, 4. “our --s are brief,” 123, 5. “here comes the almanac of my true d.” Err. I, 2, 41. “with league whose d. till death shall never end,” Mids. III, 2, 373. “your d. is better in your pie than in your cheek,” All's I, 1, 172. “will weep my d. of life out for his sweet life's loss,” John IV, 3, 106. R2 V, 2, 91. H4A II, 4, 552. H6A IV, 6, 9. R3 IV, 4, 254. Troil. I, 2, 281. Tit. I, 168. Rom. I, 4, 3. Rom. I, 4, 3 V, 3, 229. Per. III, 4, 14.
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