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Report, vb. 1) to tell: “as thou --est thyself,” Tp. I, 2, 271. “if in Naples I should r. this now,” III, 3, 28. “some r. a sea-maid spawned him,” Meas. III, 2, 115. “that is false thou doest r. to us,” Err. V, 179. his tongue (is not able) “to conceive, nor his heart to r. what my dream was,” Mids. IV, 1, 219 (Bottom's speech). “why does the world r. that Kate doth limp?” Shr. II, 254. “so 'tis --ed,” All's I, 2, 3. “I shall r. it so,” II, 4, 56. “that pitiful rumour may r. my flight,” III, 2, 130. “it is --ed that he has taken . . .,” III, 5, 5. “unless it be to r. your lord's taking of it,” Tw. II, 2, 11. “I shall be hated to r. it,” Wint. III, 2, 144. “though I r. it,” IV, 4, 177. “nor concern me the --ing,” IV, 4, 177 V, 1, 179. John I, 25. R2 II, 2, 95. H4A I, 1, 51 (Qq import). II, 4, 456. H4B I, 1, 75. H4B I, 1, 75 H6B III, 2, 122. V, 3, 1 “(who can r. of him?).” H6C IV, 3, 8. R3 I, 3, 185. II, 4, 39 (Qq unfold). III, 1, 72. IV, 4, 459 (Ff but well may it be --ed, Qq but it may well be told). H8 II, 4, 38. Cor. I, 9, 2. II, 2, 48. IV, 6, 39. V, 3, 3. Tim. IV, 3, 198. V, 1, 5. Mcb. I, 2, 1. Mcb. I, 2, 1 I, 4, 4. V, 1, 16. V, 3, 31. V, 5, 31. Oth. I, 3, 15. II, 3, 240. V, 2, 128. Ant. I, 2, 155. I, 3, 4. I, 4, 67. III, 6, 19. V, 2, 25. V, 2, 25 Cymb. II, 3, 89. V, 3, 87. V, 4, 39. V, 5, 16. V, 5, 16 V, 5, 16 Per. IV, 2, 149. V, 1, 120. V, 1, 120
2) to describe, to represent: “he shall know you better, if I may live to r. you,” Meas. III, 2, 172. “nor a temporary meddler, as he's --ed by this gentleman,” V, 146. “is she so hot a shrew as she's --ed?” Shr. IV, 1, 22. “if you r. him truly,” Cor. V, 4, 27. “r. me and my cause aright to the unsatisfied,” Hml. V, 2, 350. “bid him r. the feature of Octavia,” Ant. II, 5, 112. “I must r. ye my master's enemy,” Cymb. III, 5, 3. “never saw I figures so likely to r. themselves,” II, 4, 83 (== to give information about themselves, to speak themselves; cf. “how this grace speaks his own standing,” Tim. I, 1, 31). With an accus. and inf.: “a notable lubber, as thou --est him to be,” Gent. II, 5, 47. “a coward, as you then --ed him to be,” Meas. V, 338. As V, 4, 33. H6B I, 4, 8.
3) to speak of with praise: “I shall r., for most it caught me, the celestial habits,” Wint. III, 1, 3.
4) to speak, to say: “there is a gentleman --s but coarsely of her,” All's III, 5, 60. “let this my sword r. what speech forbears,” H6B IV, 10, 57. “that man who shall r. he has a better wife,” H8 II, 4, 134. “to r. otherwise were a malice,” Cor. II, 2, 36. “where the aim --s,” Oth. I, 3, 6.
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