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Shame, subst. 1) the state of being ashamed, the sensation which makes to blush: “red for s.” Ven. 36. “he burns with bashful s.” Ven. 36 Ven. 36 Ven. 36 Ven. 36 Ven. 36 Ven. 36 Lucr. 54. Sonn. 34, 9. Gent. V, 4, 73. Meas. IV, 4, 26. V, 96. LLL V, 2, 583. Mids. III, 2, 285. Merch. V, 217. John V, 2, 153. H5 II, 2, 81. H6A II, 4, 66. R3 I, 3, 143. R3 I, 3, 143 R3 I, 3, 143 Troil. III, 2, 43. V, 5, 18. Tim. V, 4, 28. Hml. IV, 7, 189. Ant. I, 1, 31. Cymb. V, 3, 22 etc. Plur. --s: “a thousand innocent --s in angel whiteness beat away those blushes,” Ado IV, 1, 162. “let his --s quickly drive him to Rome,” Ant. I, 4, 72. With of: “glow with s. of your proceedings,” John IV, 1, 114. for s.! == blush for yourself, be ashamed: Ven. 379. Sonn. 10, 1. Wiv. III, 3, 133. IV, 1, 66. Mids. II, 1, 74. As III, 5, 18. Shr. II, 26. John III, 1, 128. H6A III, 1, 132. H6B V, 1, 173. H6B V, 1, 173 V, 2, 72. H6C I, 1, 77. II, 2, 33. III, 3, 100. H8 III, 1, 105. Rom. IV, 5, 22. 65 etc. “for godly s.” Troil. II, 2, 32. “for Christian s.” Oth. II, 3, 172.
2) that of which one ought to be ashamed, cause of reproach, opprobrium: “'tis a passing s. that I should censure thus on lovely gentlemen,” Gent. I, 2, 17. “it were a s. to call her back again,” Gent. I, 2, 17 “the more s. for him that he sends it me,” IV, 4, 138. “why give you me this s.?” Meas. III, 1, 81 (== why do you cast this reproach on me?). “be not thy tongue thy own --'s orator,” Err. III, 2, 10. “s. hath a bastard fame, well managed,” Err. III, 2, 10 “is't good to soothe him in these contraries? It is no s.” IV, 4, 83. “to desire that were a s.” LLL II, 200. “yield to such inevitable s. as to offend, himself being offended,” Merch. IV, 1, 57. “that argues but the s. of your offence,” H4B IV, 1, 160 (== that your offence is a shameful one). “to tell thee whence thou camest were s. enough to shame thee,” H6C I, 4, 120. “sisters, s. of ladies, sisters!” Lr. IV, 3, 29. “what a wounding s. is this,” Ant. V, 2, 159. Plur. --s: “to find out --s and idle hours in me,” Sonn. 61, 7. “to know my --s and praises from your tongue,” 112, 6. “satisfaction for these deep --s and great indignities,” Err. V, 253. “thy spirits were stronger than thy --s,” Ado IV, 1, 127. “lest day should look their --s upon,” Mids. III, 2, 385. “I would forget the --s that you have stained me with,” Merch. I, 3, 140. “must I hold a candle to my --s?” II, 6, 41. “his grandam's wrongs and not his mother's --s draws those pearls from his eyes,” John II, 168. H4A I, 3, 179. III, 2, 144. H5 III, 5, 47. H6B III, 2, 218. Troil. I, 3, 19. Cor. I, 4, 31. Oth. IV, 2, 49.
3) dishonour, disgrace: Lucr. 223. Lucr. 223 Lucr. 223 Lucr. 223 Sonn. 95, 1. Gent. IV, 4, 67 “(turns me to s.).” V, 4, 106. Wiv. III, 3, 130. IV, 2, 46. Meas. II, 3, 20. Meas. II, 3, 20 III, 1, 140. IV, 4, 35. V, 376. Err. IV, 4, 70. V, 14 “(put me to this s.).” V, 14 Ado IV, 1, 117. V, 3, 7. LLL I, 1, 118. LLL I, 1, 118 V, 2, 606. As IV, 3, 96. All's IV, 3, 363 “(received so much s.).” R2 II, 1, 110. R2 II, 1, 110 H6A I, 4, 46. III, 2, 57. IV, 4, 8. IV, 5, 39. IV, 5, 39 H6B III, 1, 307 “(a s. take all!).” H6B III, 1, 307 Mcb. III, 4, 66 (s. itself!) etc. Followed by an indicative: “'tis s. such wrongs are borne in him,” R2 II, 1, 238. by “should:” John IV, 2, 93. H6B IV, 8, 43. by to: “s. to knighthood,” Lucr. 197. Meas. III, 2, 281. H6A IV, 1, 13. H6B V, 1, 162 etc. by on or upon: “s. on Angelo,” Meas. III, 2, 283. Ado IV, 1, 123. John II, 167. R3 I, 3, 249. “shall it for s. be spoken,” H4A I, 3, 170. “in more s.” H4A I, 3, 170 “the gods do this in s. of cowardice,” Caes. II, 2, 41. “to your notorious s.” Err. IV, 1, 84. Ado V, 1, 248. LLL V, 2, 358. H4A V, 1, 93. to do s. == to disgrace: “to do him s.” Lucr. 597. Sonn. 36, 10. Err. II, 1, 113. LLL IV, 3, 204. Tw. III, 4, 400. V, 317. John IV, 3, 97. V, 6, 13 (== put to the blush). “think no s. of me,” Lucr. 1204.
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