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exception (the sense of ‘something excepted’ occurs in 1H4 I. iii. 78 “proviso and ” )
1. objection (to a person's status or fitness) H5 IV. ii. 25.
2. disapproval, dislike, dissatisfaction All'sW. I. ii. 40 “when bid him speak,” H5 II. iv. 34 “How modest in ,” Ham. V. ii. 245; phrase “take e-s at, to,” disapprove, find fault with Gent. I. iii. 81, V. ii. 3, Tw.N. I. iii. 6, 1H6 IV. i. 105, 3H6 III. ii. 46; so Oth. IV. ii. 211 “taken against me a most just ” (Qq “conception”).
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  • Cross-references in text-specific dictionaries from this page (8):
    • William Shakespeare, Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, 5.2
    • William Shakespeare, Two Gentlemen of Verona, 1.3
    • William Shakespeare, Two Gentlemen of Verona, 5.2
    • William Shakespeare, The First Part of Henry IV, 1.3
    • William Shakespeare, Henry V, 2.4
    • William Shakespeare, Henry V, 4.2
    • William Shakespeare, The First Part of Henry VI, 4.1
    • William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night, Or what you will, 1.3
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