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fact a deed, a doing,—an evil doing: “his fact, till now . . . came not to an undoubtful proof,” MEASURE FOR MEASURE, iv. 2. 129 ; “Those of your fact,” THE WINTER'S TALE, iii. 2. 83 ; “a fouler fact,” 2 HENRY VI., i. 3. 171 ; “Damned fact,” MACBETH, iii. 6. 10 ; “Becoming well thy fact,” PERICLES, iv. 3. 12 ; “The powers to whom I pray abhor this fact,” THE RAPE OF LUCRECE, 349.

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