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Mine, poss. pron. of the first pers. sing.; == belonging to me; 1) joined to nouns beginning with vowels, and used without any emphasis: “look in m. eye-balls,” Ven. 119. “m. eyes are grey,” Ven. 119 Ven. 119 Lucr. 228. “m. infamy,” Lucr. 228 “m. only care,” Sonn. 48, 7. “m. art,” Tp. I, 2, 28 (v. 25 my art). “m. eyes,” Tp. I, 2, 28 “m. enemies,” Tp. I, 2, 28 “m. art,” Tp. I, 2, 28 Tp. I, 2, 28 Tp. I, 2, 28 II, 1, 106. II, 1, 106 II, 1, 106 II, 1, 106 II, 1, 106 III, 1, 77. III, 2, 123. III, 2, 123 III, 3, 89. IV, 28. IV, 28 IV, 28 IV, 28 V, 53. V, 53 Gent. II, 1, 77. II, 4, 66. II, 5, 1. III, 1, 48. III, 1, 48 III, 1, 48 V, 4, 64. Meas. I, 1, 64. II, 1, 187. III, 1, 85. IV, 2, 119. IV, 2, 119 V, 59. V, 59 Err. I, 2, 14. II, 1, 48. III, 1, 44. III, 2, 62. III, 2, 62 V, 30. V, 30 V, 30 331 etc. etc. Joined with own: “m. own love's might,” Sonn. 23, 8. “from m. own library,” Tp. I, 2, 167. Tp. I, 2, 167 Tp. I, 2, 167 II, 2, 128. III, 1, 50. IV, 1, 3. Epil. IV, 1, 3 Gent. I, 2, 120. I, 3, 82. II, 4, 135. II, 4, 135 II, 4, 135 IV, 4, 61. Wiv. I, 1, 157. II, 1, 88. Meas. I, 1, 65. II, 1, 30. II, 1, 30 V, 377. Err. I, 2, 33. III, 1, 120. III, 2, 61 etc. etc.
Before h: “I am pale at m. heart,” Meas. IV, 3, 157. “m. host:” Gent. IV, 2, 28. Wiv. I, 1, 143. Err. II, 2, 4 etc. etc. (cf. Host). But “my ranting host,” Wiv. II, 1, 196.
Used for my, when separated from its noun: “the lady is dead upon m. and my master's false accusation,” Ado V, 1, 249. “mine and my father's death come not upon thee,” Hml. V, 2, 341. “m. and your mistress,” Cymb. V, 5, 230. “for m., if I may call offence,” Per. I, 2, 92. Even before a consonant: “his and m. loved darling,” Tp. III, 3, 93.
Placed after its noun: “brother m.” Tp. V, 75. “master m.” Wiv. I, 1, 164. Shr. I, 1, 25. “lady m.” H8 I, 2, 17. “pupil m.” Rom. II, 3, 82.
2) without a noun, but with reference to one preceding: “the creatures that were m.” Tp. I, 2, 82. “to no sight but thine and m.” Tp. I, 2, 82 “this island's m.” Tp. I, 2, 82 “here's my hand. And m.” III, 1, 90. IV, 201. V, 20. V, 20 V, 20 Gent. I, 1, 60. II, 1, 1. III, 1, 207. IV, 4, 142. Err. I, 2, 66 etc. etc. to be m. == to belong to me: “he never should be m.” Gent. I, 2, 11. III, 1, 365. V, 4, 83. Meas. V, 497 etc. let that be m. == let that be my care; mind your own business, Meas. II, 2, 12.
Of m., immediately following a subst., properly == one of those whom or which I have: “this fair child of m. shall sum my count,” Sonn. 2, 10. “there is a friend of m. come to town,” Wiv. IV, 5, 78. “he's a good friend of m.” LLL IV, 1, 54. “a good master of m.” LLL IV, 1, 54 “kinsmen of m.” H8 I, 1, 81 etc. But as often == of me, my: “they have murdered this poor heart of m.” Ven. 502 (== this my poor heart). “clear from this attaint of m.” Lucr. 825. “in that sad hour of m.” Lucr. 825 “this face of m.” Gent. IV, 4, 190. “the revolt of m. is dangerous,” Wiv. I, 3, 111 (some M. Edd., quite preposterously, of mien). “to have it added to the faults of m.” Meas. II, 4, 72. “this finger of m.” V, 316. “your sister is no wife of m.” Err. III, 2, 42. “give me the ring of m.” IV, 3, 69. “a ring he hath of m. worth forty ducats,” IV, 3, 69 “these ears of m. did hear thee,” V, 26. V, 26 “this grained face of m.” V, 26 “what stuff of m. hast thou embarked?” V, 26 “time hath not yet so dried this blood of m.” Ado IV, 1, 195. “despise me, when I break this oath of m.” LLL V, 2, 441. “his folly is no fault of m.” Mids. I, 1, 200. “what wicked and dissembling glass of m. made me compare with Hermia's sphery eyne?” II, 2, 98. “this aspect of m. hath feared the valiant,” Merch. II, 1, 8. the balls of m. (== my eyeballs) III, 2, 118. “my loving greetings to those of m. in court,” All's I, 3, 259 (my friends or relations). “the youngest wren of m.” Tw. III, 2, 71 (M. Edd. nine). “those provinces these arms of m. did conquer,” H6B I, 1, 120. “whose natural gifts were poor to those of m.” Hml. I, 5, 52 etc. (cf. “the young whelp of Talbot's,” H6A IV, 7, 35. “the mantle of Queen Hermione's,” Wint. V, 2, 36. “the horn and noise o' the monster's,” Cor. III, 1, 95. “these quick blows of Fortune's,” Tim. I, 1, 91. “this dotage of our general's,” Ant. I, 1, 1. “the business of Cleopatra's,” I, 2, 182 etc.).
3) substantively, == a) my property: myself I'll “forfeit, so that other m. thou wilt restore, to be my comfort still,” Sonn. 134, 3. “if you like me, she shall have me and m.” Shr. II, 385. “one that fixes no bourn 'twixt his and m.” Wint. I, 2, 134. b) the persons depending on me; my relations, my family: “should presently extirpate me and m.,” Tp. I, 2, 125. “this title honours me and m.” H6C IV, 1, 72. “so thrive I and m.” R3 II, 1, 24. “thy justice will take hold on me and you and m. and yours,” R3 II, 1, 24 == my servants: “how pomp is followed! m. will now be yours; and should we shift estates, yours would be m.” Ant. V, 2, 151.
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