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Intelligence, 1) mental intercourse, terms of mutual understanding: “that affable familiar ghost which nightly gulls him with i.” Sonn. 86, 10. “if with myself I hold i. or have acquaintance with mine own desires,” As I, 3, 49. “last night the very gods showed me a vision, -- I fast and prayed for their i.” Cymb. IV, 2, 347.
2) notice, information, news: Wiv. IV, 2, 154. Mids. I, 1, 248. Alls III, 6, 32. IV, 5, 88. Wint. IV, 2, 51. R2 II, 1, 278. III, 3, 1. H4A V, 5, 10. H5 II Chor. H5 II Chor. R3 II, 1, 54. H8 I, 1, 153. Troil. V, 2, 193. Cor. IV, 3, 30. Mcb. I, 3, 76. Cymb. I, 6, 114. “to give i.:” Wiv. III, 5, 85. Ado I, 3, 46. Lr. II, 1, 23. “to have i.:” Wiv. IV, 2, 95. Alls IV, 3, 70. Wint. IV, 2, 42. R3 III, 2, 24. Abstr. pro concr., == spy, informer: “where hath our i. been drunk?” John IV, 2, 116. “sought to entrap me by i.” H4A IV, 3, 98.
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