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Prize, vb. 1) to estimate, to rate: “volumes that I p. above my dukedom,” Tp. I, 2, 168. “so swift and excellent a wit as she is --d to have,” Ado III, 1, 90. “what we have we p. not to the worth,” IV, 1, 220; cf. Troil. IV, 4, 136. “p. you yourselves: what buys your company?” LLL V, 2, 224. As III, 2, 160. Wint. III, 2, 43. Wint. III, 2, 43 H6A I, 3, 22. Troil. I, 2, 315. II, 2, 91. Cor. III, 3, 121. Tim. I, 1, 171 (things are --d by their masters, i. e. according to the merit of their owners). Oth. IV, 1, 186. Ant. I, 1, 56. to p. at == to rate at, to esteem worth: “if you --d my lady's favour at any thing more than contempt,” Tw. II, 3, 130. “slight regard, contempt . . . doth he p. you at,” H5 II, 4, 119. “p. their hours at a cracked drachm,” Cor. I, 5, 5. a “kinder value than he hath hereto --d them at,” II, 2, 64. “I do p. it at my love,” Tim. V, 1, 184 (think it worth my love). “p. me at her worth,” Lr. I, 1, 72.
2) to value highly, to esteem: “I do love, p., honour you,” Tp. III, 1, 73. “his good nature --s the virtue that appears in Cassio, and looks not on his evils,” Oth. II, 3, 139 (Qq praises). “she --d it once,” Cymb. II, 4, 104. not to p. == to make no account of: “not --ing her poor infant's discontent,” Sonn. 143, 8. “my love --s not quantity of dirty lands,” Tw. II, 4, 85. Wint. IV, 4, 368. Wint. IV, 4, 368
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