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Injury (the different significations scarcely to be kept asunder) 1) injustice, wrong: “without accusing you of i.” Sonn. 58, 8. “the --ies of a wanton time,” H4A V, 1, 50. “they did me too much i.” V, 4, 51. “whose bosom burns with an incensed fire of --ies,” H4B I, 3, 14. “it is the time, and not the king, that doth you --ies,” IV, 1, 106. “those wrongs, those bitter --ies,” H6A II, 5, 124. “you do me shameful i.” R3 I, 3, 88. “you do him i. to scorn his corse,” II, 1, 80. “not confess so much, were a kind of ingrateful i.” Cor. II, 2, 35. one's i. == a) the wrong done by one: “her i. the beadle to her sin,” John II, 188. “stooped my neck under your --ies,” R2 III, 1, 19. “saints in your --ies,” Oth. II, 1, 112. “he does buy my --ies, to be friends,” Cymb. I, 1, 105. “thy harsh and potent --ies,” V, 4, 84. b) the wrong suffered by one: “do with your --ies as seems you best,” Meas. V, 256. “his i. the gaoler to his pity,” Cor. V, 1, 64.
2) offence, insult: “dishonoured me even in the strength and height of i.” Err. V, 200. “till I torment thee for this i.” Mids. II, 1, 147. “you would not do me thus much i.” III, 2, 148. “I alone do feel the i.” III, 2, 148 “his indignation derives itself out of a very competent i.” Tw. III, 4, 270. “return an i.” H5 IV, 7, 189. “what said Warwick to these --ies?” H6C IV, 1, 107. “this shall not excuse the --ies that thou hast done me,” Rom. III, 1, 69. my i. == the offence offered to me: Tw. V, 319. Tim. III, 5, 34.
3) any thing contrary to a benefit, mischief, damage, annoyance, hurt, ill: “it is a greater grief to bear love's wrong than hate's known i.” Sonn. 40, 12. “the --ies that to myself I do,” 88, 11. “weighs not the dust and i. of age,” 108, 10. “they elsewhere might dart their --ies,” 139, 12. “the i. of many a blasting hour,” Compl. 72. “conceit, my comfort and my i.” Err. IV, 2, 66. “out of all eyes, tongues, minds and --ies,” Ado IV, 1, 245. Mids. I, 1, 17. As I, 2, 203. Shr. III, 2, 28. Tw. V, 375. Wint. I, 2, 338. John II, 187. H4B V, 2, 8. Troil. IV, 4, 35. Cor. V, 6, 154. Lr. II, 4, 306. III, 1, 17. III, 3, 12. Oth. I, 3, 207. Oth. I, 3, 207 Ant. V, 2, 117. Cymb. II, 4, 80. III, 4, 125. Per. V, 1, 131.
4) a crime (euphemistically): “a party in this i.” Oth. V, 1, 86.
5) a hurt or disease of the body: “thought not good to bruise an i. till it were full ripe,” H5 III, 6, 129.
6) any thing futile and contemptible, a naughtiness: “if thy pocket were enriched with any other --ies but these,” H4A III, 3, 182.
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