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Manage, subst. 1) training, government of a horse: or he (became) “his m. by the well doing steed,” Compl. 112. they (his horses) “are taught their m.” As I, 1, 13. “wanting the m. of unruly jades,” R2 III, 3, 179. “speak terms of m. to thy bounding steed,” H4A II, 3, 52. “spur them, till they obey the m.” H8 V, 3, 24. “she's not paced yet: you must take some pains to work her to your m.” Per. IV, 6, 69. By conjecture in LLL V, 2, 482: merrily hath this brave m., this career, been run (Q1 nuage, Q2 Ff manager).
2) administration, conduct: “and to him put the m. of my state,” Tp. I, 2, 70. “the husbandry and m. of my house,” Merch. III, 4, 25. “their negotiations all must slack, wanting his m.” Troil. III, 3, 25.
3) proceeding, taking of measures, contriving of means: “which now the m. of two kingdoms must with fearful bloody issue arbitrate,” John I, 37. “for the rebels which stand out in Ireland expedient m. must be made,” R2 I, 4, 39.
4) the bringing about, setting on foot: “I can discover all the unlucky m. of this brawl,” Rom. III, 1, 148.
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