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Sigh, subst. a deep respiration indicative of grief: Ven. 1071. Lucr. 563. Lucr. 563 Lucr. 563 Lucr. 563 Tp. I, 2, 222. Gent. II, 3, 60. III, 1, 230. H4A III, 1, 10. H4B I, 1, 80. Tit. III, 1, 228. Cymb. III, 4, 5 etc. especially caused by love: Ven. 51. Ven. 51 Ven. 51 Ven. 51 Sonn. 47, 4. Gent. I, 1, 30. II, 4, 132. III, 2, 74. Ado V, 1, 173. LLL III, 177. LLL III, 177 IV, 3, 164. IV, 3, 164 Mids. I, 1, 154. As V, 2, 90. All's II, 3, 82. Tw. I, 5, 275. II, 4, 64. II, 4, 64 Wint. I, 2, 287 etc. “to breathe a s.” Merch. III, 1, 100. Tw. II, 2, 40. H6B III. 2, 345. “to raise a s.” Compl. 228. Hml. II, 1, 94. Sighs forming clouds (cf. R2 III, 1, 20): “saw --s reek from you,” LLL IV, 3, 140. “with our --s we'll breathe the welkin dim and stain the sun with fog,” Tit. III, 1, 212. adding to clouds more clouds with his deep --s, Rom, I, 1, 139. “love is a smoke raised with the fume of --s,” I, 1, 139 “the sun not yet thy --s from heaven clears,” II, 3, 73 (cf. III, 3, 72). “he furnaces the thick --s from him,” Cymb. I, 6, 67. Wasting life by costing every one a drop of blood: “consume away in --s,” Ado III, 1, 78. “sighs of love, that costs the fresh blood dear,” Mids. III, 2, 97. “blood-consuming --s,” H6B III, 2, 61. “blood-drinking --s,” H6B III, 2, 61 “blood-sucking --s,” H6C IV, 4, 22. “like a spendthrift s. that hurts by easing,” Hml. IV, 7, 123. cf. Ado III, 1, 78.
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