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Rise, vb. (impf. rose; partic. risen) 1) to ascend, to mount from a lower to a higher place: “round --ing hillocks,” Ven. 237; cf. “meet with me upon the --ing of the mountain-foot,” Gent. V, 2, 46. “flesh, --ing at thy name,” Sonn. 151, 9. (choughs) “--ing and cawing at the gun's report,” Mids. III, 2, 22. “r. from the ground like feathered Mercury,” H4A IV, 1, 106. I will r. there with so full a glory (like the sun) H5 I, 2, 278. “from the --ing of the lark to the lodging of the lamb,” III, 7, 34. he --s on the toe (in walking) Troil. IV, 5, 15. “a river of warm blood doth r. and fall between thy rosed lips,” Tit. II, 4, 24. “--s like the issue of a king,” Mcb. IV, 1, 87. “foul deeds will r., though all the earth o'erwhelm them, to men's eyes,” Hml. I, 2, 257. “like to groves, being topped, they higher r.” Per. I, 4, 9. Applied to the blood and sighs ascending, as it were, from the inner parts of the body: “how her fear did make her colour r.” Lucr. 257; cf. “the red wine first must r. in their fair cheeks,” H8 I, 4, 43. “with a --ing sigh,” H4A III, 1, 10. “stop the --ing of blood-sucking sighs,” H6C IV, 4, 22. Similarly: “my --ing heart,” Lr. II, 4, 122; cf. Lucr. 466. “my gorge --s at it,” Hml. V, 1, 207 (I am like to vomit).
2) to get up; from sitting: Pilgr. 56. Merch. II, 6, 8. R3 III, 4, 81. H8 IV, 1, 82. Cor. IV, 5, 250. Tim. I, 2, 132. Mcb. III, 4, 52. Hml. III, 2, 276. Ant. II, 7, 62. From kneeling: Err. V, 115. John I, 161. R2 V, 3, 32. R2 V, 3, 32 H4B IV, 5, 147. H6A III, 1, 172. H6A III, 1, 172 H6C II, 3, 35. R3 II, 1, 97. IV, 2, 80. Troil. V, 3, 42. Cor. V, 1, 66. Tit. I, 383. Lr. II, 4, 29. Oth. III, 3, 462. Ant. V, 2, 114. Cymb. V, 4, 106. Per. I, 2, 59. V, 1, 215. “to r. up:” R2 V, 2, 116. V, 3, 92. H6B IV, 2, 128. V, 1, 78. From lying: Ven. 480. Ven. 480 Lucr. 1281. Wiv. II, 2, 124. Meas. IV, 3, 23. Meas. IV, 3, 23 Ado III, 4, 2. As I, 3, 76. Shr. I, 2, 27. Wint. IV, 4, 106. H4A V, 4, 125. H4A V, 4, 125 H4A V, 4, 125 H5 IV, 1, 292. R3 III, 2, 31. Rom. III, 3, 89. Caes. II, 1, 234. Mcb. V, 1, 5. Hml. V, 2, 330. Oth. II, 1, 116. II, 3, 161. Ant. IV, 4, 20. “to r. up:” Lucr. 466. Mids. IV, 1, 137. Mcb. II, 3, 84. Hml. IV, 5, 52. From the dead: John III, 4, 86. H4A I, 3, 74. H6A I, 1, 64. Mcb. III, 4, 80. cf. H8 V, 5, 47 and Mcb. II, 3, 84. From any state of rest: “r., resty Muse,” Sonn. 100, 9. “a holy prophetess new --n up,” H6A I, 4, 102. “early to-morrow will we r., and hence,” Caes. IV, 3, 230. “till the wood of Birnam r.” Mcb. IV, 1, 98. Applied to a beginning tempest: “now begins a second storm to r.” H6C III, 3, 47. To the sun appearing above the horizon: Wint. IV, 4, 105. Troil. I, 2, 8. V, 10, 25. Tit. V, 2, 56. Figuratively: their --ing senses begin to chase the ignorant fumes (as the sun does vapours) Tp. V, 66. “shall see us --ing in our throne, the east,” R2 III, 2, 50. cf. H5 I, 2, 278.
3) to increase: “the humour --s,” Wiv. I, 3, 63. “since the price of oats rose,” H4A II, 1, 14. “our griefs are --n to the top,” Per. II, 4, 23.
4) to thrive, to be promoted, to become great: “some r. by sin,” Meas. II, 1, 38. “it shall strew the footsteps of my --ing,” John I, 216. “that r. thus nimbly by a true king's fall,” R2 IV, 318. “fearing he would r.” H8 II, 2, 128. “found thee a way to r. in,” III, 2, 438. (the university of Oxford) “so excellent in art and still so --ing,” IV, 2, 62. “who's like to r.” Cor. I, 1, 196. “the younger --s, when the old doth fall,” Lr. III, 3, 26. “whose fortunes shall r. higher,” Ant. II, 3, 16. “this day I'll r.” Per. II, 1, 172.
5) to get up for action, to be ready for combat: “that, if it chance the one of us do fail, the other yet may r. against their force,” H6A II, 1, 32. “the scattered foe that hopes to r. again,” H6C II, 6, 93. Especially == to rebel: H4B I, 1, 204. H6B III, 1, 240. H6C I, 1, 141. I, 2, 41. I, 2, 41 Cor. I, 1, 48. Caes. III, 2, 21. Caes. III, 2, 21 Mcb. IV, 1, 97. With “up:” H6B IV, 1, 93.
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