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Enterprise, subst. attempt, undertaking: Lucr. 184. Mids. III, 2, 157. Meas. IV, 1, 66. As I, 2, 188. V, 4, 168. All's III, 6, 70. John V, 2, 90. H4A II, 3, 86. III, 2, 113. IV, 1, 29. IV, 1, 29 V, 1, 71. V, 1, 71 H5 I, 2, 121. II, 2, 164. H6A II, 1, 44. V, 3, 7. H4B I, 1, 178. H6C I, 2, 37. R3 IV, 4, 235. Troil. I, 3, 103. Caes. I, 2, 302. I, 3, 123. II, 1, 133. II, 4, 41. III, 1, 13. III, 1, 13 Mcb. I, 7, 48. Hml. I, 1, 99. II, 2, 78. III, 1, 86. Per. I, 1, 5. Followed by of: “now, lords, to France: the e. whereof shall be to you, as us, like glorious,” H5 II, 2, 182. Sometimes very nearly == doing, affair, business: “so far blameless proves my e. that I have 'nointed an Athenian's eyes,” Mids. III, 2, 350. “words, vows, gifts, tears, and love's full sacrifice, he offers in another's e.” Troil. I, 2, 309. “it greets me as an e. of kindness,” Per. IV, 3, 38.
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