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Person, 1) human being, individual: “by any other house or p.” Tp. I, 2, 42. “that very p.” Wiv. I, 1, 50. “some p.” III, 1, 53. Meas. II, 1, 173. II, 4, 91. V, 262. Ado III, 5, 50. LLL IV, 2, 139. As III, 2, 327. All's II, 3, 2. Tw. II, 3, 99. III, 1, 70. V, 223. R2 V, 5, 31. H6B II, 1, 167. H6B II, 1, 167 etc.
2) the particular state and existence of a human being; used in a periphrastical way: health to thy p. == to thee, Lucr. 1305. “set thy p. forth to sell,” Pilgr. 310. “they saw the king's ship wrecked and his great p. perish,” Tp. I, 2, 237. “we will guard your p.” II, 1, 197. “do no stain to your own gracious p.” Meas. III, 1, 208. “you must change --s with me,” V, 339. “authentic in your place and p.” Wiv. II, 2, 236. “puts the world into her p.” Ado II, 1, 216. “to present the prince's own p.” III, 3, 79. “which is the duke's own p.?” LLL I, 1, 182. LLL I, 1, 182 III, 125. “to present the p. of Moonshine,” Mids. III, 1, 62. “my purse, my p.” Merch. I, 1, 138; cf. “both in purse and p.” H4B II, 1, 127. “as his p. is mighty,” Wint. I, 2, 453. II, 1, 194. III, 3, 29. IV, 4, 826. V, 1, 156. V, 1, 156 John II, 189. John II, 189 III, 1, 224. R2 III, 3, 38. V, 5, 110. H4B V, 2, 73. Mcb. III, 4, 41. 128 etc. in the p. of == in the place of, acting for: “did supply thee at thy garden-house in her imagined p.” Meas. V, 213. “in her p. I say I will not have you,” As IV, 1, 92. “as 'twere i' the father's p.” Wint. IV, 4, 561. in mine own p. == I myself: As IV, 1, 93. As IV, 1, 93 H6B II, 1, 41. in p. == with bodily presence, not by representative: Err. V, 116. Err. V, 116 Err. V, 116 Wint. III, 2, 10. R2 I, 4, 42. II, 3, 82. H4A IV, 1, 91. H6C IV, 1, 133. H8 I, 1, 117. I, 2, 5. Troil. III, 1, 33. IV, 1, 2. Ant. III, 1, 17. III, 7, 6. 57 etc. Cor. I, 6, 70.(*)
3) external appearance: “thou mightst call him a goodly p.” Tp. I, 2, 416; cf. Tw. I, 5, 281 and Per. V, 1, 36. “she takes exceptions at your p.” Gent. V, 2, 3. “how I may formally in p. bear me like a true friar,” Meas. I, 3, 47. “he hath the best p. too,” Mids. IV, 2, 11. “such as are of better p. than myself,” H6C III, 2, 167. “by his p. more worthy this place,” H8 I, 4, 78. “the beauty of her p.” IV, 1, 68. “a proper man of p.” Troil. I, 2, 209. “how novelty may move, and parts with p.” IV, 4, 81. “honour would become such a p.” Cor. I, 3, 11. III, 2, 86. “if it assume my noble father's p.” Hml. I, 2, 244. “he hath a p. to be suspected,” Oth. I, 3, 403. “for her own p.” Ant. II, 2, 202. “some marks of secret on her p.” Cymb. V, 5, 206.
4) == parson (which is derived from persona)“:” LLL IV, 2, 85. 3, 194. Q2 in Rom. I, 4, 80. (M. Edd. parson).
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