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bespeak: to speak to, address Tw.N. V. i. 193 “I bespake you fair,” R2 V. ii. 20, Ham. II. ii. 140 “my young mistress thus I did ” ; with admixture of meaning ‘to engage’ Err. V. i. 233.
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    • William Shakespeare, Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, 2.2
    • William Shakespeare, The Comedy of Errors, 5.1
    • William Shakespeare, Richard II, 5.2
    • William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night, Or what you will, 5.1
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