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Simply, 1) without addition, of itself, alone: “if he take her, let him take her s.” Wiv. III, 2, 78 (without her fortune). “s. the thing I am shall make me live,” All's IV, 3, 369. “not a man, for being s. man, hath any honour,” Troil. III, 3, 80.
2) without adding a word, without restriction, unconditionally, absolutely: “s. I credit her false-speaking tongue,” Sonn. 138, 7. “he hath s. the best wit of any handicraft man,” Mids. IV, 2, 9. “for s. your having in beard is a younger brother's revenue,” As III, 2, 396. “you have s. misused our sex,” IV, 1, 205. “I am a simple maid and therein wealthiest, that I protest I s. am a maid,” All's II, 3, 73. “I have the back-trick s. as strong as any man in Illyria,” Tw. I, 3, 132. “I were s. the most active fellow in Europe,” H4B IV, 3, 24. “he is s. the most active gentleman in France,” H5 III, 7, 105. “he is s. the rarest man i' the world,” Cor. IV, 5, 169.
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