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Thine, possessive pronoun of the second pers. sing; 1) adjectively before vowels: Ven. 145. Lucr. 483. Lucr. 483 Tp. I, 2, 25. Tp. I, 2, 25 Tp. I, 2, 25 Tp. I, 2, 25 II, 1, 229. II, 2, 139. V, 121. Gent. III, 1, 22. Meas. IV, 3, 158. Err. II, 2, 116. Mids. III, 2, 298 etc. before h: “thine host, thine Ephesian calls,” Wiv. IV, 5, 19. with “own:” Ven. 157. Tp. I, 2, 356. IV, 13. Wiv. II, 1, 15. Meas. I, 2, 39. III, 1, 29. III, 1, 29 Err. I, 2, 61. II, 2, 200 etc. Perhaps throughout unemphatical, thy, not thine, being used, where some stress is laid on the pronoun: “why, Suffolk, England knows thine insolence. And thy ambition, Gloster,” H6B II, 1, 31. cf. Ven. 170. LLL IV, 3, 28.
2) without a noun, but with reference to one preceding: “to no sight but t. and mine,” Tp. I, 2, 302. V, 63. Gent. III, 1, 131. IV, 2, 118. Wiv. II, 1, 74. Meas. V, 210 etc. with “own:” Tp. IV, 218. Ven. 117 etc. of t., following a noun, not only == one of those whom or which thou hast: “some worthless slave of t. I'll slay,” Lucr. 515. Lucr. 515 “misbegotten blood I spill of t.” H6A IV, 6, 22. but as often == of thee, thy: “those fair lips of t.” Ven. 115. “that hard heart of t.” Ven. 115 Ven. 115 Sonn. 92, 4. 142, 5. Err. II, 2, 175. John III, 1, 21. H6A II, 3, 39. R3 IV, 4, 516. Tit. I, 306. Mcb. V, 3, 16 etc.
3) substantively, == a) thy property: “thou mine, I t.” Sonn. 108, 7. Gent. V, 4, 135. LLL IV, 1, 109 etc. Tp. IV, 32. Gent. V, 4, 151. Meas. I, 1, 31 etc. b) thy relations, thy children, thy family: “that t. may live, when thou thyself art dead,” Ven. 172. “lasting shame on thee and t. I will inflict,” Lucr. 1630. Sonn. 10, 14. Tit. I, 49. Tit. I, 49 Lr. I, 1, 81 etc.
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