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several: the main senses are (1) separate, distinct, different (e.g. Tp. III. i. 42 “for virtues Have I lik'd women” ; often “each , every ”=each or every particular), (2) particular, respective (e.g. Tp. III. iii. 88 “my meaner ministers Their kinds have done” ), (3) divers, various (e.g. Wint. IV. iii. [iv.] 184 “He sings tunes,” H8 III. ii. 126 “The parcels of his plate” ). ∥ In Sonn. cxxxvii. 9 “a plot” = a private enclosed plot of ground (opposed to “common place” =common); hence allusively in LLL. II. i. 221 “My lips are no common, though they be” (quibble).
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