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Respect, vb. 1) to consider: “respice finem, r. your end,” Err. IV, 4, 43. --ing == considering: “there is none worthy --ing her that's gone,” Wint. V, 1, 35 (cf. in r. of in Respect, subst. Wint. V, 1, 35 b). “--ing what a rancorous mind he bears,” H6B III, 1, 24. “whether our daughter were legitimate, --ing this our marriage with the dowager,” H8 II, 4, 180. With as: “she --s me as her only son,” Mids. I, 1, 160. “I do r. thee as my soul,” H4A V, 4, 20. With for: “the service of the foot, being once gangrened, is not then --ed for what before it was,” Cor. III, 1, 307.
2) to care for, to take notice of: “like the proceedings of a drunken brain, full of respects, yet nought at all --ing,” Ven. 911 (cf. well --ed in H4A IV, 3, 10). “nor children's tears, nor mothers' groans --ing,” Lucr. 431. “then others for the breath of words r.” Sonn. 85, 13. “what merit do I in myself r.” 149, 9. if you r. them (the papers) “best to take them up,” Gent. I, 2, 134. “win her with gifts, if she r. not words,” III, 1, 89. “though you r. not aught your servant doth,” V, 4, 20. “in love who --s friend?” V, 4, 20 “since she --s my mistress' love so much,” IV, 4, 187. “what should it be that he --s in her,” IV, 4, 187 “and six or seven winters more r. than a perpetual honour,” Meas. III, 1, 76. “do you persuade yourself that I r. you?” IV, 1, 53 (== am interested for you). “the passado he --s not,” LLL I, 2, 185. “that more than all the world I did r. her,” V, 2, 437. “I am mean indeed, --ing you,” Shr. V, 2, 32. “thou --est not spilling Edward's blood,” R2 II, 1, 131 (doest not care to spill, i. e. spillest without remorse). “what doth she say? Nothing that I r.” R3 I, 3, 296. “spoke like a tall fellow that --s his reputation,” I, 4, 157. “as you r. the common good,” H8 III, 2, 290. “only their ends you have --ed,” Cor. V, 3, 5. when we banished him, we --ed not them (the gods), “and he returning to break our necks, they r. not us,” V, 4, 35. V, 4, 35 “it is my will, the which if thou r., show a fair presence,” Rom. I, 5, 74. “they pass by me as the idle wind, which I r. not,” Caes. IV, 3, 69. “he hath a court he little cares for and a daughter who he not --s at all,” Cymb. I, 6, 155. “as jewels lose their glory if neglected, so princes their renowns if not -- ed,” Per. II, 2, 13.
3) to regard with reverence: “well, well, my lords, r. him,” H8 V, 3, 153. “learn me how to r. you,” Oth. I, 3, 184.
4) Misapplied by Elbow and Pompey: “the house is a --ed house, this is a --ed fellow, and his mistress is a --ed woman,” Meas. II, 1, 169--172. “the time is yet to come that she was ever --ed with man, woman, or child,” Meas. II, 1, 169 “she was --ed with him before he married with her,” Meas. II, 1, 169 Meas. II, 1, 169 184 (for ill reputed).
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