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Safety (trisyll. in Hml. I, 3, 21; Ff sanctity); 1) state of being unhurt or uninjured: “as this is true, let me in s. raise me from my knees,” Meas. V, 231. nor (love no man) “further in sport neither than with s. of a pure blush thou mayst in honour come off again,” As I, 2, 30 (with no other hurt than a mere blush). “my arrival and my wife's in s.” Wint. V, 1, 167. “hath passed in s. through the narrow seas,” H6C IV, 8, 3. “the worthy Leonatus is in s. and greets your highness dearly,” Cymb. I, 6, 12 (== is well).
Hence sometimes == welfare, good fortune, success: “the gods give s. to your purposes,” Meas. I, 1, 74. “I will pray for your fair s.” John III, 3, 16. “your s., for the which myself and them bend their best studies,” IV, 2, 50. “tendering the precious s. of my prince,” R2 I, 1, 32. “for his s. there I'll best devise,” H6A I, 1, 172. “wishes towards you honour and plenteous s.” H8 I, 1, 104. “provide for thine own future s.” III, 2, 422. “the gods with s. stand about thee,” Troil. V, 3, 94.
2) freedom from danger: Tp. II, 1, 198. Meas. IV, 3, 94. Err. I, 1, 77. Mids. V, 427. As I, 2, 189. All's I, 1, 217. Tw. III, 4, 273. IV, 2, 76. V, 218. Wint. III, 2, 21. John III, 1, 120. III, 2, 8. III, 4, 147. III, 4, 147 IV, 3, 12. V, 2, 142. H4A II, 3, 11. III, 2, 117. IV, 3, 103. V, 1, 65. V, 5, 11. H4B Ind. V, 5, 11 I, 1, 124. I, 1, 124 IV, 2, 35. IV, 5, 31.*V, 2, 88. H5 II, 2, 175. III, 2, 14. IV, 7, 85. H6B III, 1, 277. V, 3, 23. H6C I, 1, 241. III, 3, 211. IV, 1, 46. IV, 7, 18. R3 I, 1, 44. III, 5, 45. IV, 4, 214. H8 V, 5, 34. Cor. III, 3, 34. Tit. IV, 2, 134. IV, 4, 105. Tim. II, 1, 13. IV, 3, 345. Caes. III, 1, 289. Mcb. III, 1, 54. IV, 3, 30 “(--es).” Hml. I, 3, 21 (Ff sanctity). Hml. I, 3, 21 II, 2, 79. IV, 3, 42. IV, 7, 8. Lr. I, 1, 159. V, 3, 44. Oth. I, 1, 150. II, 3, 216. Ant. II, 6, 96. IV, 15, 46. Cymb. I, 6, 194.
3) custody, ward: “deliver him to s.” John IV, 2, 158 “hold him in s.” Rom. V, 3, 183.
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