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He, obj. case him, pron. of the 3d person masc. sing. Corrupted to a (see A); “him to 'em:” Tp. III, 2, 3; cf. II, 2, 181. He for him: “thus he that overruled I overswayed,” Ven. 109. “which, of he or Adrian, first begins to crow,” Tp. II, 1, 28 (cf. the French qui de lui ou d'Adrien; and: “to try whose right, of thine or mine, is most in Helena,” Mids. III, 2, 336). “there is such a league between my good man and he,” Wiv. III, 2, 26. “and he my husband best of all affects,” IV, 4, 87. “my soul hates nothing more than he,” As I, 1, 172. “not by Phoebus, he, that wandering knight,” H4A I, 2, 16. “cursed the gentle gusts and he that loosed them,” H6B III, 2, 89. “Achilles hath inveigled his fool from him. Who? Thersites? He.” Troil. II, 3, 101. “worshipped of that we hold an idol more than he,” Troil. II, 3, 101 “I would wish me only he,” Cor. I, 1, 236. “no man like he doth grieve my heart,” Rom. III, 5, 83. “'tis better thee without than he within,” Mcb. III, 4, 14. “from the first corse till he that died to-day,” Hml. I, 2, 105. “I do not think so fair an outward . . . endows a man but he,” Cymb. I, 1, 24. “that I kiss aught but he,” II, 3, 153. Him for he: “him in eye, still him in praise,” H8 I, 1, 30. “damned be him that first cries Hold,” Mcb. V, 8, 34. Mostly by attraction: “abide all three distracted . . . . but chiefly him that you termed the good old lord Gonzalo,” Tp. V, 1, 15. “better than him I am before knows me,” As I, 1, 46. “him that thou magnifiest lies here at our feet,” H6A IV, 7, 75. “him I accuse the city ports by this hath entered,” Cor. V, 6, 5. “him you would sound . . . . he closes with you,” Hml. II, 1, 42. “when him we serve's away,” Ant. III, 1, 15.
1) referring to a male person named before: Ven. 4. Ven. 4 Ven. 4 Ven. 4 Ven. 4 Ven. 4 43 etc. etc. Superfluous: “king Pandion he is dead,” Pilgr. 395. “like sir Actaeon he,” Wiv. II, 1, 122 (Pistol's speech). “which, God he kows, I saw not,” Err. V, 229; cf. John V, 7, 60; H6C I, 4, 129; R3 III, 1, 10. 26; III, 7, 235. “the king he is hunting,” LLL IV, 3, 1. “the third he capered,” V, 2, 113. “Leander he would have lived,” As IV, 1, 100. All's III, 6, 116. III, 7, 8. III, 7, 8 Tw. I, 2, 4. R2 III, 4, 83. H4A III, 2, 60. H5 II, 3, 5. H6B III, 1, 222. R3 IV, 4, 65. Rom. III, 1, 169. IV, 4, 26. Lr. II, 1, 124. 2, 104. Cymb. I, 1, 40. Omitted: “was affianced to her by oath,” Meas. III, 1, 222. “left her in her tears,” Meas. III, 1, 222 “poor fellow, never joyed,” H4A II, 1, 13. “which if granted, as he made semblance of his duty, would have put his knife into him,” H8 I, 2, 198. “I'ld rather than the worth of thrice the sum, had sent to me first,” Tim. III, 3, 23. Particularly before has (generally written ha's or h'as): “has censured him already,” Meas. I, 4, 72. Shr. IV, 4, 78. All's IV, 3, 116. All's IV, 3, 116 Tw. I, 5, 156. V, 178. V, 178 V, 178 H6B IV, 2, 97. H8 I, 3, 59. III, 1, 119. V, 5, 76. Cor. I, 3, 65. III, 1, 161. Tim. III, 2, 39. III, 3, 13. III, 5, 63. IV, 3, 454. IV, 3, 454 Lr. II, 4, 293.
2) denoting God, by eminence: “He that might the vantage best have took,” Meas. II, 2, 74. Meas. II, 2, 74 “He that doth the ravens feed,” As II, 3, 43. “by Him that made us all,” H6C II, 2, 124. “with Him above to ratify the work,” Mcb. III, 6, 32.
3) man, male person: “I am that he, that unfortunate he,” As III, 2, 414. “I'll bring mine action on the proudest he that stops my way,” Shr. III, 2, 236. “the proudest he that holds up Lancaster,” H6C I, 1, 46. “here I stand to answer thee, or any he the proudest of thy sort,” II, 2, 97. “now let me see the proudest he but wag his finger at thee,” H8 V, 3, 131. “if I spared any, either young or old, he or she,” V, 4, 25. “Mantua's law is death to any he that utters them,” Rom. V, 1, 67.
4) this man, that man; before a relative: “he that writes of you,” Sonn. 84, 7. “he whom of all the world I loved,” Tp. I, 2, 68. II, 2, 80. Gent. I, 1, 40. Err. I, 2, 33. Ado II, 1, 7. As I, 1, 61. II, 3, 15. II, 7, 98. H6B I, 3, 75 (he of these that can do most) etc. etc. “who is he so fond will be the tomb of his self-love?” Sonn. 3, 7. “what's he?” Ado II, 1, 137 (== what man is that of whom you are speaking?). “what is he at the gate?” Tw. I, 5, 124. “are not you he that frights the maidens?” Mids. II, 1, 34 (== is it not you that etc.). “are you he that hangs the verses on the trees?” As III, 2, 411. “I'll have no father, if you be not he: I'll have no husband, if you be not he,” V, 4, 128. “by these gloves, then, 'twas he,” Wiv. I, 1, 168. “was he angry? So he says here,” Troil. I, 2, 56. “the fool will not, he there, that he,” II, 1, 91. “he and myself have travailed in the great shower of your gifts,” Tim. V, 1, 72. “he in the red face had it,” Wiv. I, 1, 173. “he of Wales that gave Amamon the bastinado,” H4A II, 4, 370. “he of Winchester is held no great good lover of the archbishop's,” H8 IV, 1, 103. “the general's disdained by him one step below, he by the next,” Troil. I, 3, 130. “O, Nicholas Hopkins? He.” H8 I, 1, 221. Cor. III, 1, 57. Lr. II, 4, 114.
5) one: “like him that travels I return again,” Sonn. 109, 6. “this is he that kissed his hand away in courtesy,” LLL V, 2, 323. “he murder cries,” Mids. III, 2, 26. “or I am deceived by him that in such intelligence hath seldom failed,” All's IV, 5, 87. he . . . he == one . . . another: “featured like him, like him with friends possessed,” Sonn. 29, 6. “why he cannot abide a gaping pig, why he a harmless necessary cat, why he a woollen bag-pipe,” Merch. IV, 1, 54. “but he as he, the heavier for a whore,” Troil. IV, 1, 66 (the one as well as the other). “condemning some to death, and some to exile; ransoming him or pitying, threatening the other,” Cor. I, 6, 36 (cf. his: “desire his jewels and this other's house,” Mcb. IV, 3, 80).
6) him == himself, not only after prepositions: Tp. I, 1, 31. Gent. I, 3, 59. IV, 4, 13 etc. but after verbs: “betake him to retire,” Lucr. 174. “he did complain him,” Lucr. 174 Gent. IV, 2, 47. Merch. III, 2, 235. As I, 1, 134. II, 7, 15. IV, 1, 104. IV, 3, 92. Shr. Ind. I, 76. Shr. Ind. I, 76 Shr. I, 1, 23. Shr. I, 1, 23 Wint. IV, 4, 562. H4A III, 2, 180. H4B I, 2, 158. H6A II, 4, 14. H6B I, 1, 184. III, 2, 25. IV, 9, 9. V, 3, 5. R3 III, 2, 8. H8 I, 2, 204. II, 1, 162. Troil. I, 2, 300. V, 2, 183. Rom. I, 4, 34. I, 5, 68. II, 1, 4. Caes. I, 2, 325. I, 3, 156 etc. Dative: “let every soldier hew him down a bough,” Mcb. V, 4, 4.
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