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by and by, immediately: “That shall be by and by,” THE TEMPEST, iii. 2. 142 ; “I'll be with her by and by,” THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR, iv. 1. 6 ; “Now fetch me a stool hither by and by,” 2 HENRY VI., ii. 1. 139.

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    • William Shakespeare, The Second Part of Henry VI, 2.1
    • William Shakespeare, The Tempest, 3.2
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