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There, 1) in or at that place: Ven. 119. Ven. 119 Ven. 119 Ven. 119 Ven. 119 Ven. 119 Lucr. 114 etc. etc. Superfluous: “and in a dark and dankish vault at home there left me,” Err. V, 248. “the County Paris at Saint Peter's Church shall happily make thee there a joyful bride,” Rom. III, 5, 116. “so that my speed to Mantua there was stayed,” V, 2, 12. “if at Philippi we do face him there,” Caes. IV, 3, 211. Here and there, see Here.
2) to or into that place: “will not let a false sound enter there,” Ven. 780. “there they hoist us,” Tp. I, 2, 148. “the rarest that e'er came there,” II, 1, 99 etc.
3) Multifariously employed to point to, and single out, persons and things; applied to persons (present or absent): “his testy master goeth about to take him; when lo, the unbacked breeder, full of fear, jealous of catching, swiftly doth forsake him, with her the horse, and left Adonis there,” Ven. 322 (not == left Adonis in that place, but == left Adonis where he stood). he ran upon the boar with his sharp spear, who did not whet his teeth at him again, but by a kiss thought to persuade him there, 1114 (him who ran on him). “for, in conclusion, he did beat me there,” Err. II, 1, 74 (i. e. he there, your husband, my master). “that goldsmith there,” V, 219. “he dined with her there, at the Porpentine,” V, 219 “Lady Margery, your midwife there,” Wint. II, 3, 160. “away toward Bury, to the Dauphin there,” John IV, 3, 114. “knock him down there,” H6B IV, 6, 9. “that good man of worship, Anthony Woodville, her brother there,” R3 I, 1, 67. “the haughty prelate Bishop of Exeter, his brother there,” IV, 4, 503 (Ff his elder brother). “the fool will not, he there, that he: look you there,” Troil. II, 1, 91. “loves the whore there,” V, 4, 7. “ha, art thou there?” V, 6, 8 (art thou come, thou, whom I am seeking?). “who's there?” Hml. I, 1, 1 (challenge of a sentinel). Used as a call to servants or other inferior persons: “what, ho! Abhorson! where's Abhorson there!” Meas. IV, 2, 21. “where are you there?” H6B I, 2, 68. “who is there? Take this fellow in,” I, 3, 36. “within there! Flaminius! Servilius!” Tim. II, 2, 194. “come in, without there!” Mcb. IV, 1, 135. “louder the music there!” Lr. IV, 7, 25. “from Sicyon, ho, the news! speak there,” Ant. I, 2, 117. “on, there! pass along,” III, 1, 37. “approach, there!” III, 13, 89. “some wine, within there, and our viands!” III, 11, 73. “set on there!” Cymb. V, 5, 484. In other cases also, the person not expressly named, but understood: “keep tune there still,” Gent. I, 2, 89 (i. e. you, to whom I am speaking). “what is he of basest function that says his bravery is not on my cost, thinking that I mean him, but therein suits his folly to the mettle of my speech? There then; how then? what then?” As II, 7, 83 (i. e. to such a person as this what am I to reply?).
Pointing to things: “there, take the paper,” Gent. I, 2, 46. “try me in thy paper. There, and Saint Nicholas be thy speed,” III, 1, 300. there, take it (the diamond) Err. V, 392. “what letter are you reading there,” Gent. I, 3, 51. “toward Swinstead, to the abbey there,” John V, 3, 8. “there is my hand,” H4B V, 2, 117. Or to actions or occurrences: “what a blow was there given!” Tp. II, 1, 180. “there spake my brother; there my father's grave did utter forth a voice,” Meas. III, 1, 86. there, take you that (blows) Err. I, 2, 92. “there's for you. Why, there's for thee, and there, and there,” Tw. IV, 1, 27; cf. Troil. II, 1, 127. “how now there!” Wint. III, 2, 148. “there's a bargain made,” Caes. I, 3, 120. “there's a great spirit gone,” Ant. I, 2, 126 (by Fulvia's death). “why, there then: thus I do escape the sorrow of Antony's death,” IV, 14, 94. “there; my blessing with thee,” Hml. I, 3, 57.
Hence often == this, that: “thou art thy father's daughter; there's enough,” As I, 3, 60. “you shall read it in -- what do ye call there?” All's II, 3, 26. “there was the weight that pulled me down,” H8 III, 2, 408. “why, there's the privilege your beauty bears,” Tit. IV, 2, 116. “there's a fearful point,” Rom. IV, 3, 32. “how that might change his nature, there's the question,” Caes. II, 1, 13. “you and I must part, but that's not it: Sir, you and I have loved, but there's not it,” Ant. I, 3, 88. “it was not brought me, my lord; there's the cunning of it,” Lr. I, 2, 63. “but when to my good lord I prove untrue, I'll choke myself: there's all I'll do for you,” Cymb. I, 5, 87.
And == in this, by this: “what I will, I will, and there an end,” Gent. I, 3, 65. II, 1, 168. R2 V, 1, 69 (cf. End). “there she lost a noble and renowned brother,” Meas. III, 1, 227. “serve God, love me, and mend. There will I leave you too,” Ado V, 2, 95 (with these words). “there all is marred; there lies a cooling card,” H6A V, 3, 84. “you break no privilege nor charter there,” R3 III, 1, 54. “thy Juliet is alive, for whose dear sake thou wast but lately dead; there art thou happy; Tybalt would kill thee, but thou slewest Tybalt; there art thou happy too,” Rom. III, 3, 137; cf. Rom. III, 3, 137 “there stand I in much peril,” Oth. V, 1, 21. “dost thou hold there still?” Ant. II, 5, 92. “you have been a great thief by sea. And you by land. There I deny my land service,” II, 6, 98 (in this point). “there was our error,” Cymb. V, 5, 260.
== on this occasion; at this point; almost == then: “his passion . . . even there resolved my reason into tears, there my white stole of chastity I daffed,” Compl. 296. “Herne the hunter . . . doth walk round about an oak, with great ragged horns; and there he blasts the tree and takes the cattle and makes milch-kine yield blood,” Wiv. IV, 4, 32. “and there indeed let him name his name,” Mids. III, 1, 46. “and even there he put his hand behind him,” Merch. II, 8, 46. “and there put on him what forgeries you please,” Hml. II, 1, 19. “there she shook the holy water from her heavenly eyes,” Lr. IV, 3, 31. “when the rain came, . . . there I found 'em, there I smelt 'em out,” IV, 6, 104.
Emphatically, by way of applause: “ay, touch him; there's the vein,” Meas. II, 2, 70 (== that's the right way). “there's a girl goes before the priest,” As IV, 1, 140. “why, there's a wench,” Shr. V, 2, 180. “there's a good grandam,” John II, 163. H4B V, 3, 24. Troil. I, 2, 217. Troil. I, 2, 217 Troil. I, 2, 217 Troil. I, 2, 217 Ant. II, 7, 94. and with irony: “you leer upon me, do you? there's an eye wounds like a leaden sword,” LLL V, 2, 480. Or == to the point; that's the point: “now prove our loving lawful, and our faith not torn. Ay, marry, there! some flattery for this evil,” LLL IV, 3, 286. “why, there, there, there, there! a diamond gone,” Merch. III, 1, 87 (== that touches to the core). “why, there 'tis; so say I too,” All's II, 3, 17. “you are so fretful, you cannot live long. Why, there is it,” H4A III, 3, 15. “ay, there's the question,” H6B IV, 2, 149. “there thou hast it,” R3 IV, 2, 73 (Ff then). “there was it,” Cor. V, 6, 44. “there thou say'st,” Hml. V, 1, 29. “O ho, are you there with me?” Lr. IV, 6, 148. “there's the point,” Ant. II, 6, 31.
Used as a cry of encouragement: “Silver! there it goes, Silver! Fury, Fury, there! Tyrant, there!” Tp. IV, 257. “there, there, Hortensio, will you any wife?” Shr. I, 1, 56. “his blows are well disposed: there, Ajax,” Troil. IV, 5, 116. “Troilus, thou coward Troilus! Ay, there, there!” V, 5, 43. “why, there it goes,” Tit. IV, 3, 76. “so, so, there! aches contract and starve your supple joints,” Tim. I, 1, 256.
4) Very frequently placed before the verb, when there is inversion of the subject: “where there are but twain,” Ven. 123. “there wanteth but a mean,” Gent. I, 2, 95. “let there be some more test made,” Meas. I, 1, 49. Ven. 863. Ven. 863 Lucr. 133. Lucr. 133 Lucr. 133 Tp. I, 2, 15. Tp. I, 2, 15 Tp. I, 2, 15 Tp. I, 2, 15 II, 1, 257. III, 3, 22. III, 3, 22 Meas. I, 2, 28. Err. III, 2, 185. As I, 3, 121 etc. there is no hiding you == it is impossible to hide you, Wiv. IV, 2, 64. “there is no following her,” Mids. III, 2, 82. Ado III, 2, 41. All's II, 3, 251. H4A IV, 1, 39. H8 I, 3, 43. Cymb. IV, 4, 9.
Omitted: “whose wraths to guard you from . . . is nothing but heart-sorrow,” Tp. III, 3, 81. “sigh for the tooth-ache? where is but a humour or a worm,” Ado III, 2, 27. “satisfaction can be none,” Tw. III, 4, 261. “was never subject longed to be a king,” H6B IV, 9, 5. “remaineth nought but to inter our brethren,” Tit. I, 146 etc.
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