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Rush, vb. to move with suddenness and eager impetuosity: Ven. 630. Lucr. 373. Wiv. IV, 4, 53. Err. IV, 3, 95. V, 143. H6A I, 1, 129. IV, 7, 42. Rom. III, 1, 172. Caes. III, 2, 183. Mcb. II, 3, 128. Ant. IV, 15, 81. “to r. by,” Troil. III, 3, 159. “to r. forth,” Ven. 262. John IV, 1, 3. “to r. in,” Shr. III, 2, 93. to r. on == to attack: “to r. upon your peace,” John II, 221. “what a tide of woe comes --ing on this woeful land,” R2 II, 2, 99. “the king should so with civil and uncivil arms be --ed upon,” III, 3, 103. H5 III, 5, 50. H6A I, 2, 18. H6A I, 2, 18 Tit. V, 1, 37. Caes. III, 1, 93. == to bear upon, to overwhelm: “this great sea of joys --ing upon me,” Per. V, 1, 194. to r. to pieces == to be shattered by the violence of the motion and the ensuing shock: “and I, like a poor bark, r. all to pieces on thy rocky bosom,” R3 IV, 4, 234. Metaphorically: “many an error . . . will r. into the state,” Merch. IV, 1, 222. “something rare even then will r. to knowledge,” Wint. III, 1, 21. “the prince hath --ed aside the law,” Rom. III, 3, 26 (has openly and with partial eagerness eluded the law; cf. “have run by the hideous law,” Meas. I, 4, 63).
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