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Ourselves, 1) we or us in our own persons, not others: Gent. IV, 1, 76. Meas. II, 3, 32. Err. I, 1, 14. Shr. IV, 1, 177. H6A III, 1, 139 etc.
2) refl. pron. of the first pers. plur.: Tp. I, 1, 4. V, 212. Wiv. IV, 4, 63. Err. I, 1, 86. V, 292. II, 1, 37. LLL IV, 3, 316 etc.
3) Peculiar use: a) == ourself: “o. will hear the accuser and the accused,” R2 I, 1, 16. “we do abase o., to look so poorly and to speak so fair,” III, 3, 127 (Ff ourself). b) us mutually, each other: “we will then . . . defy each other and pell-mell make work upon o.” John II, 407. we two, that with so many thousand sighs did buy each other, must poorly sell o. with the rude brevity “and discharge of one,” Troil. IV, 4, 42. “as we walk, to our own selves bend we our needful talk,” Troil. IV, 4, 42 “tomorrow we'll hear o. again,” Mcb. III, 4, 32 (some M. Edd. we'll hear, o., again).
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