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behalf: “in (the) behalf of, on behalf of,” in the interest of, in favour of, for the benefit or advantage of AYL. Epil. 9 “in the behalf of a good play,” All'sW. IV. iii. 359, IV. v. 77, John I. i. 7, 3H6 IV. i. 63 (F1), R3 IV. iv. 358 “Be eloquent in my to her,” Oth. III. iv. 19 (F1 “on”), Cym. III. ii. 74;—“in behalf of,” on the part of, in the name of 1H4 I. iii. 48, R3 III. iv. 19 “in the duke's I'll give my voice,” Tim. III. i. 18;— “on behalf of,” concerning, with regard to Ado IV. i. 212, Tw.N. III. i. 118 “your gentle thoughts On his ;—in that behalf,” in respect of that LLL. II. i. 27, John II. i. 264.
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