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Perform, 1) to execute, to act, to do, to accomplish, to effect; absol.: “they did p. beyond thought's compass,” H8 I, 1, 35. “though he p. to the utmost of a man,” Cor. I, 1, 271. “to act, to do, to p.” Hml. V, 1, 13. Trans.: “hast thou --ed the tempest?” Tp. I, 2, 194. “to p. an act,” II, 1, 252. “to p. it first,” Wint. III, 2, 58. V, 1, 130. “a piece --ed by Julio Romano,” V, 2, 105. “what good love may I p. for you?” John IV, 1, 49. H8 I, 1, 161. Cor. II, 2, 49. Tit. V, 1, 66. V, 3, 45. V, 3, 45 Mcb. I, 7, 69. III, 4, 77. IV, 1, 130. Hml. I, 4. Hml. I, 4 Lr. IV, 2, 40. Ant. V, 2, 334. Cymb. V, 4, 76. Per. IV, 3, 39.
2) to carry into execution, to discharge: “thy charge exactly is --ed,” Tp. I, 2, 238. “must I p. much business,” III, 1, 95. “your last service you did worthily p.” IV, 36. “let this be duly --ed,” Meas. IV, 2, 127. “our observation is --ed,” Mids. IV, 1, 109. to p. it (the wrestling) As I, 2, 122. As I, 2, 122 Shr. III, 2, 143. All's II, 3, 187. Wint. II, 1, 115. Wint. II, 1, 115 II, 3, 169. IV, 4, 852. V, 1, 1. R2 II, 2, 138. IV, 4. H6B I, 1, 9. H6B I, 1, 9 II, 2, 67. III, 1, 321. H6C III, 1, 100. III, 2, 54. R3 I, 1, 110. IV, 2, 19. H8 IV, 1, 90. Troil. III, 2, 93. Tit. I, 143. II, 1, 59. Rom. II, 2, 146. Tim. IV, 3, 72. Caes. I, 2, 10. Mcb. III, 1, 127. V, 8, 73. Hml. V, 2, 404. Oth. III, 3, 21. Ant. I, 1, 24. III, 12, 23. III, 13, 86. V, 2, 203. Cymb. III, 5, 113. IV, 3, 18. V, 4, 122. Per. II, 2, 16. II, 3, 99. V, 1, 248. V, 3, 1. == to act, to play, to represent: “bravely the figure of this harpy hast thou --ed,” Tp. III, 3, 84. “that will ask some tears in the true --ing of it,” Mids. I, 2, 27. Shr. Ind. 1, 87. Wint. V, 3, 154. Cor. III, 2, 109. Per. III Prol. 54.
3) to fulfil, to act up to: (a promise) “which is not yet --ed me,” Tp. I, 2, 244. H4A III, 2, 154. H4B IV, 2, 115. “p. an old contracting,” Meas. III, 2, 296. “to p. your father's will,” Merch. I, 2, 100. “a vow,” John III, 1, 266. John III, 1, 266 H4A IV, 3, 65. H6C I, 1, 201. “hath --ed her word,” H6A I, 6, 3. Absol.: “when he --s, astronomers foretell it,” Troil. V, 1, 99. “if thou dost p., confound thee,” Tim. IV, 3, 74.
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