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Modestly, 1) in the right measure, neither with exaggeration nor with extenuation: “I, your glass, will m. discover to yourself that of yourself which you yet know not of,” Caes. I, 2, 69.
2) without presumption: “I could wish he would m. examine himself, to see how much he is unworthy so good a lady,” Ado II, 3, 216. “I never in my life did hear a challenge urged more m.” H4A V, 2, 53. “there they stand yet, and m. I think, the fall of every Phrygian stone will cost a drop of Grecian blood,” Troil. IV, 5, 222.
3) with the decent reserve becoming a woman: “she m. prepares to let them know,” Lucr. 1607. “words sweetly placed and m. directed,” H6A V, 3, 179.
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