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coil bustle, stir, tumult, turmoil, THE TEMPEST, i. 2. 207; THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA, i. 2. 99; THE COMEDY OF ERRORS, iii. 1. 48; MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, iii. 3. 86; v. 2. 83; A MIDSUMMER-NIGHT'S DREAM, iii. 2. 339; ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL, ii. 1. 27; KING JOHN, ii. 1. 165;TITUS ANDRONICUS, iii. 1. 225; ROMEO AND JULIET, ii. 5. 65; TIMON OF ATHENS, i. 2. 233; “When we have shuffled off this mortal coil” HAMLET, iii. 1. 67(coil is here used in each of its senses, that of turmoil or bustle, and that which entwines or wraps round,” CALDECOTT) ; THE TWO NOBLE KINSMEN, ii. 4. 18.

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    • William Shakespeare, Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, 3.1
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