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Night, the time of darkness between sunset and sunrise: Ven. 122. Ven. 122 Ven. 122 Ven. 122 Ven. 122 Ven. 122 Ven. 122 Ven. 122 Lucr. 15. Lucr. 15 356 etc. etc. the n. == the night-time: “there sleeps Titania some time of the n.” Mids. II, 1, 253. “I have watched the n.” H6B III, 1, 110. “forbear to sleep the n.” R3 IV, 4, 118 (Q1. R3 IV, 4, 118 --s). “to walk the n.” Hml. I, 5, 10. See in the n. below. “In deep of n.” Wiv. IV, 4, 40. “the dead of n.” Lucr. 162. Tw. I, 5, 290. H4B I, 1, 72. “how goes the n.?” Mcb. II, 1, 1 (== how late is it in the night?). what is the n.? in the same sense, Mcb. III, 4, 126. “three --s ago,” John V, 3, 11. “in less than two --s,” Tim. III, 1, 58. “three --s after this,” H8 IV, 2, 25. “day and n.” Ven. 1186. All's V, 1, 1. H4A I, 3, 184. V, 1, 35. H4B V, 5, 21. by day and n.! (an oath) H8 I, 2, 213. “O day and n.!” Hml. I, 5, 164. “both day and n.” Tw. V, 99. “days and --s,” Mcb. IV, 1, 7. “day or n.” H6A II, 2, 31. “day nor n.” H6B II, 1, 85. “n. and day,” Troil. III, 2, 122. “nor n. nor day no rest,” Wint. II, 3, 1. “neither n. nor day,” Mcb. I, 3, 19 (rhyming). “n. by n.” H6B III, 1, 111. Rom. I, 4, 70. “good n.!” Ven. 534. Ven. 534 Ven. 534 Pilgr. 181. Meas. IV, 4, 22. Ado III, 3, 157. Mids. II, 2, 19. Tw. II, 3, 193. H8 V, 1, 54 etc. etc. “many good --s,” H8 V, 1, 55. “good hour of n.” H8 V, 1, 5. “the goodness of the n. upon you,” Oth. I, 2, 35; cf. Meas. IV, 2, 76 and R3 V, 3, 80. good n. == farewell for ever, lost for ever: “good n. your vow,” Tp. IV, 54. “good n. to your redress,” Meas. V, 301. “good n. our part,” Shr. II, 303. “and so good n.” Wint. I, 2, 411. “if he fall in, good n.” H4A I, 3, 194. “hath bid the world good n.” R3 IV, 3, 39. “why, then, good n. indeed,” Ant. III, 10, 30. all n. (== the whole night) Meas. IV, 3, 47. Meas. IV, 3, 47 LLL I, 1, 44. Merch. V, 262. All's IV, 3, 117 etc. “all the n.” Rom. III, 3, 159. the other n. (== lately at n.) H4A III, 3, 112. “last n.” Gent. II, 1, 93. Ado IV, 1, 91. Ado IV, 1, 91 All's V, 1, 23. V, 2, 57. Tw. II, 3, 23. II, 4, 3 etc. “this n.” Gent. II, 6, 33. III, 1, 11. III, 2, 89. Ado I, 1, 2. I, 2, 14. Mids. IV, 1, 105. Merch. IV, 1, 403 etc. “at n.” Tp. III, 1, 34. Wiv. II, 2, 277. Mids. I, 2, 7. Merch. III, 2, 279. Mcb. III, 1, 36 etc. “till seven at n.” Mcb. III, 1, 42. “come Lammas-eve at n.” Rom. I, 3, 17. “soon at n.” Wiv. I, 4, 9. II, 2, 296. II, 2, 296 Meas. I, 4, 88. H4B V, 5, 96. Rom. II, 5, 78. Oth. III, 4, 198 (cf. Soon). “by n.:” Ven. 492. Ven. 492 Ven. 492 Sonn. 27, 13. 86, 7. Gent. III, 2, 83. III, 1, 110. Wiv. II, 1, 126. Mids. II, 1, 124. III, 2, 283. V, 141. Wint. III, 2, 22. H4A III, 1, 142. H6B I, 1, 26. “by day and n.” Tp. I, 2, 336. Lr. I, 3, 3. “by day or n.” Wiv. II, 1, 16. by night and day (in rhyming): Err. IV, 2, 60. John I, 165. “in n.” Ven. 720. Rom. II, 2, 140 (Q1 being n.). Oth. II, 3, 216. “in the n.” Ven. 816. Gent. III, 1, 178. Ado III, 3, 69. Ado III, 3, 69 V, 1, 241. LLL I, 1, 42. Mids. II, 1, 222. V, 21. All's IV, 2, 61. Rom. I, 4, 89 etc. on n.: “ne'er may I look on day, nor sleep on n.” Err. V, 210. “fighting on days and foining on --s,” H4B II, 4, 252 (Q a nights). o'er n.: (good rest) “as wretches have o'er n. that wait for execution in the morn,” Gent. IV, 2, 133. “what he saw o'er n.” Ado III, 3, 174. since n., see Since. a --s == at night: Tw. I, 3, 5. H4B II, 4, 252 (Ff on --s). Tim. IV, 3, 292. Caes. I, 2, 193. II, 2, 116. “o' --s,” H4B II, 1, 83. “a n.” As II, 4, 48.
Dian, the goddess of the moon, called “queen of night:” Gent. IV, 2, 100. Ado V, 3, 12. As III, 2, 2. Night herself represented as a goddess, drawn by a team of dragons: Mids. III, 2, 379. H6B IV, 1, 4. Troil. V, 8, 17. Cymb. II, 2, 48. N. a dreary and hateful time: “ugly n.” Ven. 1041. Lucr. 925. Troil. V, 8, 6. “the merciless and pitchy n.” Ven. 821. “sable n., mother of dread and fear,” Lucr. 117. “comfort-killing n., image of hell,” Lucr. 117 “hateful, vaporous and foggy n.” Lucr. 117 “uncheerful n.” Lucr. 117 “solemn n. descended to ugly hell,” Lucr. 117 “hideous n.” Sonn. 12, 2. “ghastly n.” 27, 11. “dark dismal-dreaming n.” Pilgr. 200. “as sad as n.” John IV, 1, 15. “the tragic melancholy n.” H6B IV, 1, 4. “through the foul womb of n.” H5 IV Chor. H5 IV Chor. “never sees horrid n., the child of hell,” IV, 1, 288. Represented as the nurse of crime: “this blackfaced n., desire's foul nurse,” Ven. 773. “he is but --'s child,” Lucr. 785. “the motions of his spirit are dull as n.” Merch. V, 86. “acts of black n.” Tit. V, 1, 64. “--'s black agents,” Mcb. III, 2, 53. “actions blacker than the n.” Per. I, 1, 135. Image of ugliness: “to change your day of youth to sullied n.” Sonn. 15, 12. “as good to wink as look on n.” Err. III, 2, 58. Of age: “my n. of life,” Err. V, 314. “hath dimmed your infant morn to aged n.” R3 IV, 4, 16. Of distress and sorrow: “the n. of sorrow now is turned to day,” Ven. 481. “our n. of woe,” Sonn. 120, 9. “as thy eye-beams, when their fresh rays have smote the n. of dew that on my cheeks down flows,” LLL IV, 3, 29. “from Richard's n. to Bolingbroke's fair day,” R2 III, 2, 218. “black n. o'ershade thy day,” R3 I, 2, 131. Of death: R3 I, 4, 47. V, 3, 62 etc.
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