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Heaviness, 1) weight, oppression: “in the h. of his sleep,” Lr. IV, 7, 21 (when he was oppressed with sleep). “the h. and guilt within my bosom,” Cymb. V, 2, 1 (== the heavy guilt). “drawn of h.” V, 4, 168 (quibbling)
2) drowsiness: “your story put h. in me,” Tp. I, 2, 307. “charming your blood with pleasing h.” H4A III, 1, 218.
3) sorrow, sadness, melancholy: Lucr. 1283. Lucr. 1283 Tp. V, 200. Mids. III, 2, 84. Merch. II, 8, 52. R2 II, 2, 3. H4B IV, 2, 82. IV, 5, 8. Tit. III, 2, 49. Rom. III, 4, 11. III, 5, 109. Ant. IV, 15, 33. cf. Heartheaviness.
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