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Myself (in two words in O. Edd.) 1) the same as I, another I: “Silvia is m.” Gent. III, 1, 172. “I would have daffed all other respects and made her half m.” Ado II, 3, 177 (i. e. my wife).
2) my own person, I or me in my own person; marking emphatically the distinction between the speaker and others: Tp. I, 1, 22. I, 2, 434. III, 3, 5. V, 22, 151. Gent. I, 1, 65. II, 3, 25. II, 4, 62. II, 4, 62 II, 6, 20. II, 6, 20 II, 6, 20 III, 1, 12. III, 1, 12 III, 1, 12 III, 1, 12 III, 1, 12 IV, 1, 47. Meas. I, 4, 27. Err. I, 1, 70. As III, 2, 269. H4A I, 3, 157. R3 I, 2, 259. V, 3, 185. V, 3, 185 V, 3, 185 190 etc. etc. Used as a subst. and followed by the third person of the verb: “my self bewails good Gloster's case,” H6B III, 1, 217. “myself hath often overheard them say,” Tit. IV, 4, 74. “for praising myself, who . . . is praiseworthy,” Ado V, 2, 89. With I (perhaps seldomer than without it): Tp. II, 1, 265. Gent. III, 1, 268. R3 V, 3, 188. Mcb. I, 3, 14 etc.
3) Refl. pron. of the first person: Tp. II, 1, 202. II, 2, 157. II, 2, 157 V, 85. V, 85 Gent. IV, 2, 103 etc. etc.
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