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find (obsolete uses are the foll.)
1. “ forth”=find out Err. I. ii. 37, Mer.V. I. i. 144.
2. to experience, feel Meas. III. i. 78 “f-s a pang,” Cor. V. iii. 111 “We must find An evident calamity.”
3. to discover the true character of, esp. to discover the weakness of All'sW. II. iv. 34, V. ii. 47, 1H4 I. iii. 3, H5 IV. i. 279 “I am a king that thee” (viz. ceremony), Oth. II. i. 254.
4. to provide, furnish H5 I. ii. 72 “To his title with some shows of truth.”
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    • William Shakespeare, Coriolanus, 5.3
    • William Shakespeare, The Comedy of Errors, 1.2
    • William Shakespeare, The First Part of Henry IV, 1.3
    • William Shakespeare, Henry V, 1.2
    • William Shakespeare, Henry V, 4.1
    • William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice, 1.1
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