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Shore, subst. 1) the coast of the sea: Sonn. 56, 10. 60, 1. 64, 6. Tp. I, 2, 180. II, 1, 120. III, 2, 16. III, 3, 74. V, 137. V, 137 Wiv. I, 3, 89. Merch. III, 2, 97. Wint. III, 3, 90. IV, 4, 578. V, 1, 164. John II, 23. John II, 23 V, 2, 36. R2 II, 1, 62. R2 II, 1, 62 H4A IV, 3, 59. H4A IV, 3, 59 H5 V, 2, 378. H6B III, 2, 87. H6B III, 2, 87 H6B III, 2, 87 IV, 1, 11. H6C III, 2, 136. R3 IV, 4, 434. R3 IV, 4, 434 R3 IV, 4, 434 Troil. I, 3, 105. Troil. I, 3, 105 II, 2, 64. II, 3, 260. Rom. II, 2, 83. Oth. II, 1, 11. Ant. II, 7, 133. Cymb. I, 3, 1. Per. I, 4, 60. II, 1, 6. II, 1, 6 II, 3, 85. II, 3, 85 III, 2, 50. III, 3, 35. IV, 4, 43. V, 1, 104. V, 1, 104 V, 3, 23. Without the article: “and make my vouch as strong as s. of rock,” H8 I, 1, 158 (as a rock standing the rage of the waves). Especially after prepositions, == land: “if the wind blow from s.” Err. III, 2, 153. “was not this nigh s.?” Tp. I, 2, 216. “to drown in ken of s.” Lucr. 1114. “on s.:” Ven. 817. Tp. V, 219. Gent. I, 1, 158. Ado II, 3, 66. Tw. V, 281. Wint. IV, 4, 510. H6B III, 2, 95. Oth. II, 1, 28. Oth. II, 1, 28 Ant. II, 7, 137. Per. V, 1, 17. Similarly: “large lengths of seas and --s,” John I, 105 (== land). “the tide of pomp that beats upon the high s. of this world,” H5 IV, 1, 282 (i. e. the most exalted stations). “darkling stand the varying s. of the world,” Ant. IV, 15, 11 (i. e. the world itself, that part of the universe in which we live). Metaphorical use: “the approaching tide will shortly fill the reasonable s.” Tp. V, 81. “I have laboured to the extremest s. of my modesty,” Meas. III, 2, 266.
2) the bank of a river: Lucr. 1440. Wiv. III, 5, 15. John II, 443. R2 III, 2, 107. H4A III, 1, 76. Tit. I, 88. Caes. I, 1, 52. Caes. I, 1, 52 I, 2, 101.
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