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Rest, vb. to remain; 1) to be left: “nought --s for me but to make open proclamation,” H6A I, 3, 70. “there --s no other shift but this,” II, 1, 75. 2) to continue to be: “I r. thy secret friend,” Lucr. 526. “so should my shame still r. upon record,” Lucr. 526 “there r.” Meas. II, 3, 36 (== continue in this mind). “r. debtor for the first,” Merch. I, 1, 152. “wilt thou r. damned?” As III, 2, 74. “to whom we all r. generally beholding,” Shr. I, 2, 274. “may both breed thee and still r. thine,” Wint. III, 3, 49. “to r. without a spot for evermore,” John V, 7, 107. “if England to itself do r. but true,” John V, 7, 107 “these differences shall all r. under gage,” R2 IV, 86. “this festered joint cut off, the rest r. sound,” V, 3, 85. “let it r. where it began at first,” H6A IV, 1, 121. “till you do return, I r. perplexed,” V, 5, 95. “I hold it cowardice to r. mistrustful,” H6C IV, 2, 8. “there shall I r. secure from force,” IV, 4, 33. “my sovereign shall r. in London,” IV, 8, 22. --ing == not subject to motion or change: “the northern star, whose true-fixed and --ing quality,” Caes. III, 1, 61. 3) to be to be done: “and here it --s that you'll procure the vicar,” Wiv. IV, 6, 48. “one thing more --s,” Shr. I, 1, 250. “what --eth more, but that I seek occasion how to rise?” H6C I, 2, 44. “and now what --s but . . . ,” IV, 2, 13. V, 7, 42. “what then? what --s?” Hml. III, 3, 64. 4) Used almost as a mere copula, == to be “of whose soft grace for the like loss I have her sovereign aid and r. myself content,” Tp. V, 144. “which with ourselves all r. at thy dispose,” Gent. IV, 1, 76. “now, thus it --s,” Wiv. IV, 6, 34 (thus it is, thus matters stand). “I r. much bounden to you,” As I, 2, 298. “but r. unquestioned welcome and undoubted blest,” All's II, 1, 210. “I r. your servant,” H8 V, 1, 55. “--ing well assured they ne'er did service for it,” Cor. III, 1, 121. “that I may r. assured whether yond troops are friend or enemy,” Caes. V, 3, 17. “the affairs of men r. still incertain,” V, 1, 96. “we r. your hermits,” Mcb. I, 6, 20. “you shall close prisoner r.” Oth. V, 2, 335. “till then r. your debtor,” Per. II, 1, 149.
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