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Mark, vb. 1) to make a sign or incision on, to stain, to stamp: “his sword, death's stamp, where it did m., it took,” Cor. II, 2, 112. “when we have --ed with blood those sleepy two,” Mcb. I, 7, 75. “my body's --ed with Roman swords,” Cymb. III, 3, 56.
2) to set a mark on, to blemish, to brand: “a fellow by the hand of nature --ed, quoted and signed to do a deed of shame,” John IV, 2, 221. “--ed with a blot, damned in the book of heaven,” R2 IV, 236. “to m. the full-fraught man and best endued with some suspicion,” H5 II, 2, 139. “--ed by the destinies to be avoided,” H6C II, 2, 137. “that by their witchcraft thus have --ed me,” R3 III, 4, 74. “villains --ed with rape,” Tit. IV, 2, 9.
3) to point out, to designate, to elect; with a double accus.: “these signs have --ed me extraordinary,” H4A III, 1, 41. With for: “my will that --s thee for my earth's delight,” Lucr. 487. “that --s thee out for hell,” R2 IV, 26. “thou art only --ed for the hot vengeance and the rod of heaven,” H4A III, 2, 9. “--ed for the gallows,” H6B IV, 2, 131. “your brother Richard --ed him for the grave,” H6C II, 6, 40. “nor came any of his bounties over me, to m. me for his friend,” Tim. III, 2, 86. With to: “to this your son is --ed, and die he must,” Tit. I, 125. “God m. thee to his grace,” Rom. I, 3, 59. With an inf.: “whom the Fates have --ed to bear the extremity of dire mishap,” Err. I, 1, 141. “if we are --ed to die,” H5 IV, 3, 20. cf. “death-marked,” Rom. I Chor. Rom. I Chor.
4) to take notice of, to pay attention to, to heed, to observe; absol.: “attend and m.” Mids. IV, 1, 98. “m. a little while,” Wint. V, 3, 118. “the disease of not listening, the malady of not --ing,” H4B I, 2, 139. “perpend my words and m.” H5 IV, 4, 8. “couch we awhile and m.” Hml. V, 1, 245. Hml. V, 1, 245 Followed by an accus. or a clause: “did not I bid thee still m. me and do as I do?” Gent. IV, 4, 39. “m. it well,” Meas. II, 1, 158. “nobody --s you,” Ado I, 1, 118. “not --ed, or not laughed at,” II, 1, 153. “I do confess much of the hearing it, but little of the --ing of it,” LLL I, 1, 288. “they do not m. me, and that brings me out,” V, 2, 172. “I'll m. no words that smooth-faced wooers say,” V, 2, 172 Merch. I, 3, 98. V, 88. V, 88 As II, 1, 41. Shr. I, 1, 171. IV, 2, 5. Tw. II, 4, 44. II, 5, 217. Wint. I, 2, 408. II, 1, 65. V, 1, 63. V, 1, 63 John IV, 3, 85. R2 I, 1, 36. II, 1, 11. III, 3, 61. IV, 290. H4A I, 2, 96. II, 4, 234. III, 1, 159. H4B V, 5, 7. H5 IV, 3, 104. IV, 7, 33. R3 I, 3, 349. III, 6, 4. H8 III, 2, 440. Troil. I, 2, 204. Troil. I, 2, 204 V, 7, 2. Cor. I, 1, 259. I, 4, 45. II, 3, 45. Tit. III, 1, 34. Rom. II, 4, 188. Caes. I, 2, 126. Caes. I, 2, 126 II, 3, 3. III, 1, 18. III, 2, 122. Mcb. IV, 3, 169. Hml. I, 1, 43. II, 1, 15. II, 2, 164. II, 2, 164 III, 2, 158. Lr. III, 6, 118. IV, 6, 142. Oth. II, 1, 224. IV, 1, 83. IV, 1, 83 IV, 1, 83 Per. V, 1, 81. Synonymous to consider: “if your grace m. every circumstance, you have great reason to do Richard right,” H6A III, 1, 153. “call we to mind, and m. but this for proof, was not the Duke of Orleans thy foe?” III, 3, 68. “do you but m. how this becomes the house,” Lr. II, 4, 155.
5) to be aware of, to perceive by the ear or eye, to listen to, to hear, so see: “she --ing them begins a wailing note,” Ven. 835. “--ing what he tells with trembling fear,” Lucr. 510. “m. how one string . . . strikes each in each,” Sonn. 8, 9. “while Philomela sits and sings, I sit and m.” Pilgr. 197. Ven. 457. Ven. 457 Ven. 457 Lucr. 990. Sonn. 112, 12. Tp. I, 2, 67. Tp. I, 2, 67 Tp. I, 2, 67 II, 1, 169. V, 267. Gent. II, 3, 33. Wiv. III, 5, 108. IV, 1, 45. Meas. II, 1, 156. II, 4, 81. III, 1, 226. IV, 3, 130. Err. IV, 4, 54. Ado I, 1, 213. Ado I, 1, 213 LLL IV, 1, 133. IV, 3, 100. IV, 3, 100 Mids. II, 1, 127. Mids. II, 1, 127 III, 1, 135. IV, 1, 115. V, 282. Merch. I, 3, 78. II, 2, 51. IV, 1, 313. IV, 1, 313 As III, 4, 59. III, 5, 124. IV, 3, 39. IV, 3, 39 Shr. I, 1, 176. Wint. II, 3, 170. IV, 4, 428. IV, 4, 428 John II, 475. III, 4, 130. R2 IV, 203. V, 4, 1. H4A II, 4, 278. H4A II, 4, 278 III, 1, 108. III, 1, 108 H5 IV, 7, 3. H6A II, 5, 79. H6C III, 3, 169. R3 II, 1, 134. H8 II, 4, 169. IV, 2, 98. Cor. I, 1, 145. II, 2, 150. III, 1, 89. III, 3, 74. V, 3, 92. Tit. II, 3, 20. III, 1, 143. Rom. III, 4, 17. Tim. III, 4, 21. Caes. I, 2, 120. III, 2, 117. III, 2, 117 Mcb. I, 2, 28. V, 1, 46. Hml. I, 5, 2. II, 1, 41. II, 2, 107. III, 2, 118. III, 2, 118 IV, 5, 34. V, 1, 19. Lr. I, 4, 130. Lr. I, 4, 130 IV, 6, 184. V, 3, 36. Oth. I, 1, 44. II, 1, 260. Ant. II, 5, 52. Cymb. I, 1, 58. Per. IV, 2, 127. Followed by an inf.; with to: “I have --ed a thousand blushing apparitions to start into her face,” Ado IV, 1, 160. without to: “who --s the waxing tide grow wave by wave,” Tit. III, 1, 95.
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