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Ensue, 1) to follow, to come after: a) trans.: “repentant tears e. the deed,” Lucr. 502. “let not to-morrow then e. to-day,” R2 II, 1, 197.
b) intr.: “what canst thou boast of things long since, or any thing --ing,” Ven. 1078. “as one shifts, another straight --s,” Lucr. 1104. “heart-sorrow and a clear life --ing,” Tp. III, 3, 82. Gentl. II, 2, 11. As I, 3, 32 (to follow as a consequence). H4B III, 1, 55. H6B I, 1, 50. H8 I, 1, 27. I, 2, 168. Cor. V, 3, 148. Oth. II, 3, 9. Ant. IV, 14, 77. Ant. IV, 14, 77.
2) to happen in a train of events: “shame that might e. by that her death,” Lucr. 1263. “to bear up against what would e.” Tp. I, 2, 158. Wiv. I, 3, 35. Err. II, 2, 193. V, 78. John IV, 3, 61. V, 1, 16. H6A III, 1, 188. Troil. IV, 5, 217. Per. III Prol. 53. With of: “of thy misprision must perforce e. some true love turned,” Mids. III, 2, 90. “what will e. hereof,” R2 II, 1, 212. “what of her --s I list not prophesy,” Wint. IV, 1, 25 (== what becomes of her).
3) to be about to happen: “to effect your --ing marriage,” Ado III, 2, 102. “would the scandal vanish with my life, how happy then were my --ing death,” R2 II, 1, 68. “men's minds mistrust --ing dangers,” R3 II, 3, 43 (Ff pursuing danger). “at hand --s his piteous end,” R3 IV, 4, 74. “inkling of an --ing evil,” H8 II, 1, 141. “nor here, nor what --s,” Cymb. III, 2, 81. “left me breath nothing to think on but --ing death,” Per. II, 1, 7.
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