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take “the head,” “to act without restraint, to take undue liberties” (JOHNSON) , “to take away or omit the sovereign's chief and usual title” (DOUCE) : “to shorten you, For taking so the head, your whole head's length,” RICHARD II., iii. 3. 14.

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