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Invite, to ask, to call on, to summon, to solicit; absol.: “the --ing time,” Sonn. 124, 8. “till now did ne'er i., nor never woo,” Compl. 182. “an --ing eye,” Oth. II, 3, 24. With an obj.: “--s me in this churlish messenger,” Tw. II, 2, 24. “Rome, --d by your noble self, hath sent,” H8 II, 2, 95. “the bell --s me,” Mcb. II, 1, 62. Hml. I, 3, 83. Cymb. III, 4, 108. Per. V, 1, 86. The thing required in the accus.: “the lamentation of the French --s the king of England's stay at home,” H5 V Chor. H5 V Chor. to i. == to ask to come as a guest: Err. II, 1, 4. IV, 3, 4. Ado I, 1, 149. LLL IV, 2, 170. Rom. IV, 2, 1. Tim. I, 2, 45. II, 1, 11. III, 4, 118. Oth. I, 3, 128. III, 3, 281. Followed by to: “--d to any sensual feast,” Sonn. 141, 7. “I i. your highness to my poor cell,” Tp. V, 300. Wiv. III, 3, 245. Err. I, 2, 24. H8 IV, 2, 88. Troil. III, 3, 285. Rom. I, 2, 21. Mcb. I, 7, 63. Ant. II, 2, 170. Ant. II, 2, 170 cf. “thither will I i. the duke,” As V, 2, 16. “aboard my galley I i. you,” Ant. II, 6, 82. Followed by an inf.: “i. my lords to sup with me,” H6B I, 4, 83. “to i. the Trojan lords to see us,” Troil. III, 3, 236. Troil. III, 3, 236 Tim. V, 1, 209. Mcb. V, 8, 75. Hml. V, 2, 401.
Confounded with “indite:” H4B II, 1, 30. Rom. II, 4, 135.
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