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South, 1) the part where the sun is at noon: “the s.” John II, 411. H6C I, 4, 136. Caes. II, 1, 107. “the rotten diseases of the s.” Troil. V, 1, 21. “all the contagion of the s.” Cor. I, 4, 30. “the dew-dropping s.” Rom. I, 4, 103. “the spongy s.” Cymb. IV, 2, 349. Without the article: “by east, west, north and s.” LLL V, 2, 566. “by s. and east,” H4A III, 1, 75. “from east, west, north and s.” Wint. I, 2, 203. “from north to s.” John II, 413. “from the north to s.” H4A I, 3, 196. “from s. to west,” Cymb. V, 5, 471. s. == to the south: “they take their courses east, west, north, s.” H4B IV, 2, 104 and Cor. II, 3, 24. “half a mile s. from the power of the king,” R3 V, 3, 38. “'tis s. the city mills,” Cor. I, 10, 31. “the chimney is s. the chamber,” Cymb. II, 4, 81.
Adjectively: “in the s. suburbs,” Tw. III, 3, 39. “s. wind,” Wint. V, 1, 161. “at the s. entry,” Mcb. II, 2, 66.
2) the wind that blows from the south: “like foggy s. puffing with wind and rain,” As III, 5, 50. “tempest of commotion, like the s. borne with black vapour,” H4B II, 4, 392. cf. the similar epithets sub 1, and besides, H4A V, 1, 3; H6B III, 2, 384 and Cor. II, 3, 32; therefore the sweet s. for sound in Tw. I, 1, 5 a more than improbable conjecture of M. Edd.
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