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Present, adj. 1) being in a certain place, not absent: Lucr. 1696. Sonn. 47, 10. Tp. III, 3, 35. As III, 1, 4. Wint. IV, 4, 274. R2 I, 3, 259. IV, 129. H6B V, 2, 87. R3 I, 3, 187. H8 I, 1, 8. II, 4, 95. Troil. III, 3, 180. Tim. I, 1, 71. III, 6, 92. Mcb. III, 4, 41. Cymb. IV, 2, 343. V, 5, 36. With “at:” All's III, 6, 29. Wint. II, 2, 17. V, 2, 1.
2) being at this time, not past or future: Ven. 970. Lucr. 632. Sonn. 106, 13. Tp. I, 2, 136. IV, 122. Gent. II, 1, 81. Meas. IV, 2, 151. Err. I, 2, 29. IV, 3, 88. V, 401. Ado I, 2, 15. LLL I, 1, 5. Merch. I, 1, 44. I, 3, 54. I, 3, 54 IV, 1, 172. As V, 3, 31. Shr. Ind. 2, 22. All's II, 3, 306. IV, 3, 183. Tw. II, 3, 49. III, 4, 377. V, 365. Wint. IV, 4, 145. V, 1, 32. V, 1, 32 John V, 1, 14. John V, 1, 14 R2 II, 1, 132. II, 3, 14. H4A II, 4, 106. IV, 1, 44. V, 1, 66. V, 1, 66 H4B I, 1, 211. I, 3, 10. I, 3, 10 I, 3, 10 I, 3, 10 IV, 1, 83. IV, 1, 83 IV, 2, 74. IV, 5, 153. H5 IV, 1, 18. R3 I, 1, 69. V, 1, 8. H8 I, 1, 206. II, 4, 154. II, 4, 154 III, 2, 159. Troil. II, 2, 201. Cor. I, 1, 262. Cor. I, 1, 262 II, 2, 47. II, 3, 232. II, 3, 232 IV, 6, 2. Rom. IV, 1, 118. Caes. III, 1, 166. Mcb. I, 3, 55. Mcb. I, 3, 55 II, 1, 59. Hml. I, 1, 156. Lr. II, 1, 103. V, 3, 121. V, 3, 121 Oth. I, 1, 156. I, 3, 235. II, 2, 10. III, 4, 116. Ant. I, 2, 128. I, 3, 52. I, 4, 32. I, 4, 32 II, 2, 101. 140 (== momentary). Cymb. II, 4, 5. Cymb. II, 4, 5 IV, 3, 43. V, 4, 214. V, 5, 256. Per. V, 3, 40. Adverbially, == at present: “wherefore we are now p. here together,” H8 II, 4, 202. “you may calve so, not what is dangerous p., but the loss of what is past,” Cor. III, 2, 71.
3) done or used on the spot, instant, immediate, “hindering their p. fall by this dividing,” Lucr. 551. “with circumstances strong of p. death,” Lucr. 551 “to afford some p. speed,” Lucr. 551 “do I not spend revenge upon myself with p. moan,” Sonn. 149, 8. “I'll make a p. recompense,” Wiv. IV, 6, 55. “sign me a p. pardon,” Meas. II, 4, 152. “a p. and a dangerous courtesy,” IV, 2, 171. “I will give him a p. shrift,” IV, 2, 171 “make p. satisfaction,” Err. IV, 1, 5. I am not furnished with the p. money, 34 (== I have not the money about me, to pay you here at this instant; cf. Merch. I, 1, 179 and III, 2, 276). “send some p. help,” V, 176. “a p. remedy,” Ado I, 3, 9. “neither have I money nor commodity to raise a p. sum,” Merch. I, 1, 179 (== to be immediately paid). cf. III, 2, 276. “beggars upon entreaty have a p. alms,” Shr. IV, 3, 5. Shr. IV, 3, 5 All's II, 2, 67. II, 5, 61. Wint. I, 2, 281. II, 3, 184. III, 3, 4. IV, 2, 57. H4B IV, 1, 174. IV, 3, 80. H5 II, 1, 112. II, 4, 67. H6A III, 4, 39. H6B V, 3, 25. R3 IV, 5, 5. H8 I, 2, 211. Cor. III, 1, 212. III, 3, 21. IV, 3, 53. Tit. II, 3, 173. Rom. IV, 1, 61. V, 1, 51. Tim. I, 1, 71. II, 2, 154 (p. debts == instantly to be paid, due). II, 2, 154 III, 1, 21. III, 2, 39 (his p. occasion, i. e. urgent). IV, 3, 527. V, 2, 4. Caes. II, 2, 5. Mcb. I, 2, 64. Hml. IV, 3, 67. V, 1, 318. Lr. I, 1, 195. Oth. I, 2, 90. III, 3, 47. Cymb. II, 4, 137. Per. IV Prol. 38. IV, 3, 136. V, 1, 193.
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