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Sky, the aërial region which surrounds the earth: Ven. 153. Ven. 153 Ven. 153 Ven. 153 Ven. 153 Lucr. 12. Lucr. 12 Tp. I, 2, 3. IV, 70. Gent. V, 1, 1. Wiv. V, 5, 21. Err. II, 1, 17 “(in earth, in sea, in s.).” LLL IV, 2, 5. IV, 3, 79. Mids. III, 2, 23. Mids. III, 2, 23 As II, 7, 184. IV, 1, 149. Wint. I, 2, 180. Wint. I, 2, 180 III, 3, 86. John II, 397. III, 2, 2. III, 4, 153. IV, 2, 108. R2 I, 1, 41. III, 2, 194. H4B IV, 3, 56. H5 III, 7, 78. H6A I, 1, 3. IV, 7, 21. H6B III, 2, 104. H6C II, 1, 28. R3 V, 3, 283. Troil. V, 2, 149. Tit. I, 145. IV, 2, 89. Caes. I, 3, 39. Mcb. I, 2, 49. Lr. II, 3, 12. Ant. II, 7, 74. Cymb. V, 5, 146. Plur. skies, in the same sense: Ven. 696. Ven. 696 Lucr. 506. Lucr. 506 Mids. IV, 1, 121. Shr. I, 2, 205. Wint. III, 3, 3. Caes. III, 1, 63. Lr. III, 2, 43. III, 4, 107. Oth. II, 1, 92.
Used in the sense of heaven: “the fated s. gives us free scope,” All's I, 1, 232 (rhyming). Considered as the region to which the souls of the departed rise: “my soul and body to the --es and ground,” Lucr. 1199. “my soul is in the s.” Mids. V, 308. H6A IV, 7, 21. cf. they (curses) “ascend the s. and there awake God's gentle-sleeping peace,” R3 I, 3, 287.
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