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Mind, subst. (fem. in Lucr. 1656 and Per. I, 1, 153) 1) the soul, the mental power; opposed to the body: “the burden of a guilty m.” Lucr. 735. “let beasts bear gentle --s,” Lucr. 735 unseen, save to the eye of m. 1426; cf. Mids. I, 1, 234; Hml. I, 1, 112; I, 2, 185. “immaculate and spotless is my m.” Lucr. 1656. “since m. at first in character was done,” Sonn. 59, 8. “did his picture get, to serve their eyes, and in it put their m.” Compl. 135 (cf. Cymb. V, 5, 176). “the bettering of my m.” Tp. I, 2, 90. “to still my beating m.” IV, 163. “as his body uglier grows, so his m. cankers,” IV, 163 “the affliction of my m. amends,” V, 115. “do not infest your m. with beating on the strangeness of this business,” V, 115 “complete in feature and in m.” Gent. II, 4, 73. “jewels move a woman's m.” III, 1, 91. “my m. is heavy,” Wiv. IV, 6, 2. “other sports are tasking of their --s,” Wiv. IV, 6, 2 “the guiltiness of my m.” V, 5, 130. “profits of the m., study and fast,” Meas. I, 4, 61. “whose --s are dedicate to nothing temporal,” II, 2, 154. “fit his m. to death,” II, 4, 187. “did but convey unto our fearful --s a doubtful warrant of immediate death,” Err. I, 1, 68. “sorcerers that change the m.” I, 2, 99. thou art (transformed) “in m. Nay, both in m. and in my shape,” II, 2, 198. II, 2, 198 “stigmatical in making, worse in m.” IV, 2, 22. “policy of m.” Ado IV, 1, 200. “the m. shall banquet, though the body pine,” LLL I, 1, 25. “nor hath love's m. of any judgment taste,” Mids. I, 1, 236. “which never laboured in their --s till now,” Mids. V, 73. “not sick, unless it be in m.” Merch. III, 2, 237. “if the quick fire of youth light not your m., you are no maiden,” All's IV, 2, 5. “a m. that suits with this thy fair and outward character,” Tw. I, 2, 50. “I fear to find mine eye too great a flatterer for my m.” I, 5, 328. “she bore a m. that envy could not but call fair,” II, 1, 30. “thy m. is a very opal,” II, 4, 77. “not black in my m.” III, 4, 28. “admire not in thy m.” III, 4, 28 “grapple your --s to sternage of this navy,” H5 III Chor. H5 III Chor. “eke out our performance with your m.” H5 III Chor. in your fair --s let this acceptance take, Epil. H5 III Chor. so (a king) “I am, in m.” H6C III, 1, 60. “my m. exceeds the compass of her wheel. Then, for his m., be Edward England's king,” IV, 3, 48. “men's --s mistrust ensuing danger,” R3 II, 3, 42. “I have considered in my m. the late demand,” IV, 2, 87. “the error of our eye directs our m.” Troil. V, 2, 110. “I'll ever serve his m. with my best will,” Tim. IV, 2, 49; cf. “duty and zeal to your unmatched m.” IV, 3, 523. “art thou but a dagger of the m.” Mcb. II, 1, 38. “I fear I am not in my perfect m.” Lr. IV, 7, 63. which (his mistress' picture) “by his tongue being made, and then a m. put in it,” Cymb. V, 5, 176. “our m. partakes her private actions to your secrecy,” Per. I, 1, 152 etc. etc. == a man, with regard to his intellectual capacity: “I have frequent been with unknown --s,” Sonn. 117, 5.
2) sentiments, disposition, cast of thought and feeling: “had thy mother borne so hard a m.” Ven. 203. “O that you bore the m. that I do,” Tp. II, 1, 267. “cannot soon revolt and change your m.” Gent. III, 2, 59. “he bears an honourable m.” V, 3, 13. “it is the lesser blots, modesty finds, women to change their shapes, than men their --s,” V, 4, 109. “whatsoever I have merited, either in my m. or in my means.” Wiv. II, 2, 211. “keep in that m.” III, 3, 89. “else I could not be in that m.” III, 3, 89 “yet hath he in him such a m. of honour,” Meas. II, 4, 179 (== honourable mind; cf. Of). “my m. promises with my habit no loss shall touch her by my company,” III, 1, 181. “to transport him in the m. he is were damnable,” IV, 3, 72. “God keep your ladyship still in that m.” Ado I, 1, 135. “would the cook were of my m.” I, 3, 75. “a proverb never stale in thrifty m.” Merch. II, 5, 55. “my father loved Sir Rowland as his soul, and all the world was of my father's m.” As I, 2, 248. “I would not have my Rosalind of this m.” IV, 1, 110. “I am a fellow of the strangest m.” Tw. I, 3, 120. “I am not yet of Percy's m.” H4A II, 4, 114. “while Gloster bears this base and humble m.” H6B I, 2, 62. “I shall perceive the commons' m., how they affect the house and claim of York,” III, 1, 374. “continue still in this so good a m.” IV, 9, 17. “to make Lord Hastings of our m.” R3 III, 1, 162. “that's my m. too,” Troil. IV, 1, 6. “'tis pity bounty had not eyes behind, that man might ne'er be wretched for his m.” Tim. I, 2, 170. “I'ld rather than the worth of thrice the sum, had sent to me first, but for my --'s sake; I had such a courage to do him good,” III, 3, 23. “he bears too great a m.” Caes. V, 1, 113. “whose m. and mine in that are one,” Lr. I, 3, 15. “I would we were all of one m., and one m. good,” Cymb. V, 4, 212 etc.
3) reflection, thoughts: “your m. is tossing on the ocean,” Merch. I, 1, 9. “I have a m. presages me such thrift,” I, 1, 175 (== anticipation. cf. Caes. III, 1, 144). “this murder had not come into my m.” John IV, 2, 223. “those men you talk of came into my m.” R3 III, 2, 118. “my m. gave me . . . ye blew the fire that burns ye,” H8 V, 3, 109 (== I suspected); cf. “my m. gave me his clothes made a false report of him,” Cor. IV, 5, 157. “have m. upon your health, tempt me no further,” Caes. IV, 3, 36 (== think of, take care of your health). “but yet have I a m. that fears him much, and my misgiving still falls shrewdly to the purpose,” III, 1, 144 (== suspicion; cf. Merch. I, 1, 175). “that song will not go from my m.” Oth. IV, 3, 31. to put sth. in a person's m. == to make him think of sth.: “that same groan doth put this in my m.” Sonn. 50, 13. “put it in the physician's m. to help him to his grave,” R2 I, 4, 59. “God put it in thy m. to take it hence,” H4B IV, 5, 179. And inversely, to put a person in m.: “the bells of Saint Bennet may put you in m.” Tw. V, 42. “these masks put us in m. they hide the fair,” Rom. I, 1, 237. “it were well the general were put in m. of it,” Oth. II, 3, 137 (== were made aware of it).
4) recollection, memory: “keep by children's eyes her husband's shape in m.” Sonn. 9, 8. “that this lives in thy m.” Tp. I, 2, 49. “still 'tis beating in my m.” Tp. I, 2, 49 “my m. did lose it,” Mids. I, 1, 114. “have in m. where we must meet,” Merch. I, 1, 71. “let no fair be kept in m.” As III, 2, 99. “this grief had wiped it from my m.” H4B I, 1, 211. “bearest thou her face in m.?” Ant. III, 3, 32. to call to m. == to remember: Lucr. 1366. Gent. III, 1, 6. H6A III, 3, 68. H8 II, 4, 34. to put in a person's mind == to remind him: “let me put in your --s, what you have been ere now,” R3 I, 3, 131. “to put it in my m.” II, 1, 120. to put a person in m., in the same sense: “to put your grace in m. of what you promised me,” R3 IV, 2, 113. “will you be put in m. of his blind fortune?” Cor. V, 6, 118. time out of m. == since time immemorial: Meas. IV, 2, 17. Rom. I, 4, 69.
5) that which a man thinks; thoughts, opinion: “to me that brought your m.” Gent. I, 1, 147 (delivered your message). “I'll show my m.” I, 2, 7. “might her m. discover,” II, 1, 173. “being of an old father's m.” LLL IV, 2, 33. “he tells you flatly what his m. is,” Shr. I, 2, 78. “he and his physicians are of a m.” All's I, 3, 244 (of the same opinion). “be not of that m.” R2 V, 2, 107. “will resolve him of my m.” R3 IV, 5, 19. “with every minute you do change a m.” Cor. I, 1, 186. “by Jove, 'twould be my m. It is a m. that shall remain a poison where it is,” III, 1, 86. “she holds her virtue still and I my m.” Cymb. I, 4, 69 etc. in the m. == of opinion: “I am not in the m. but I were better to be married of him,” As III, 3, 91. he was in the m. it was (cut well) V, 4, 75. in my m. == in my opinion: “in my m. thy worst all best exceeds,” Sonn. 150, 8. Wiv. II, 1, 39. Ado II, 3, 192. Mids. III, 2, 135. Merch. II, 4, 7. IV, 1, 407. H6B III, 1, 238 etc. to my m., in the same sense: Hml. I, 4, 14. to break one's m. == to make a disclosure of one's opinion: H6A I, 3, 81. “to know a person's m.:” Ven. 308. Gent. I, 2, 33. IV, 3, 2. Wiv. I, 4, 112. Wiv. I, 4, 112 III, 4, 80. IV, 4, 83. Err. II, 1, 47. Ado V, 1, 188. Tw. I, 5, 276. R2 V, 2, 104. H6B I, 1, 139. III, 2, 242. H6C III, 2, 17 etc. “to say one's m.:” Shr. IV, 3, 75. All's II, 1, 98. “to speak one's m.:” LLL V, 2, 589. As II, 7, 59. R2 II, 1, 230. H6B III, 1, 43. H8 V, 1, 41. “to tell one's m.:” Gent. I, 1, 148. Err. II, 1, 48 etc. “in a tedious sampler sewed her m.” Tit. II, 4, 39. “I'll call for pen and ink, and write my m.” H6A V, 3, 66. “write down thy m.” Tit. II, 4, 3. “if his m. be writ, give me his letter,” Rom. V, 2, 3. Sonn. 59, 8.
6) will, desire, intention, purpose: “all my m., my thought, my busy care is how to get my palfrey from the mare,” Ven. 383. “that you may know one another's m.” Wiv. II, 2, 132. “serrants must their masters' --s fulfil,” Err. IV, 1, 113. “a time too brief to have all things answer my m.” Ado II, 1, 376. “it would better fit your honour to change your m.” III, 2, 119. “I'll hold my m., were she an Ethiope,” V, 4, 38. “what would these strangers? know their --s, Boyet,” LLL V, 2, 174. “my wooing m. shall be expressed in russet yeas,” LLL V, 2, 174 “to you our --s we will unfold,” Mids. I, 1, 208. “let it not enter in your m. of love,” Merch. II, 8, 42 (the same as wooing mind in LLL V, 2, 412). “already know my m.” Merch. III, 4, 37. “how far off from the m. of Bolingbroke it is,” R2 III, 3, 45. “the m. of Bolingbroke is changed,” V, 1, 51. “you perceive my m.?” H6A II, 2, 59. “my m. is changed,” R3 IV, 4, 456. it is my father's m. that I “repair to Rome,” Tit. V, 3, 1. “if your m. hold,” Caes. I, 2, 295. “to be free and bounteous to her m.” Oth. I, 3, 266 etc. to have a m. == to be inclined: “have you a m. to sink?” Tp. I, 1, 42. Wint. IV, 4, 862. Ant. II, 5, 42. With to: “you have a month's m. to them,” Gent. I, 2, 137 (probably == a woman's longing, a morbid appetite).*“I have a m. to it,” Merch. IV, 1, 433. cf. “command what cost your heart has m. to,” Ant. III, 4, 38. “hath more m. to feed on your blood,” Gent. II, 4, 27. “I have no m. of feasting forth,” Merch. II, 5, 37. “I had no m. to hunt,” Cymb. IV, 2, 147. “I have no m. to Isbel,” All's III, 2, 13.
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