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Like, vb. 1) to compare, to liken: “the prince broke thy head for --ing his father to a singing-man of Windsor,” H4B II, 1, 97 (Ff likening). “l. me to the peasant boys of France,” H6A IV, 6, 48.
2) to be equal, to resemble? The two following passages admit also of another explanation: “in all external grace you have some part, but you l. none, none you, for constant heart,” Sonn. 53, 14. “weak shoulders, overborne with burthening grief, and pithless arms, l. to a withered vine that droops his sapless branches to the ground,” H6A II, 5, 11.
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