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fury (the ordinary senses are freq.)
1. inspired frenzy, poetic ‘rage’ LLL. IV. iii. 229, Oth. III. iv. 73 “A sibyl . . . In her prophetic ,” Sonn. c. 3 “Spend'st thou thy on some worthless song?.”
2. one of the avenging deities, dread goddesses with snakes twined in their hair, sent from Tartarus to avenge wrong and punish crime Ado I. i. 200 [193], MND. V. i. 291, 3H6 I. iii. 31, R3 I. iv. 57, Tit. V. ii. 82, Ant. II. v. 40.
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    • William Shakespeare, Anthony and Cleopatra, 2.5
    • William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream, 5.1
    • William Shakespeare, Sonnets, c
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