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influence: supposed flowing from the stars or heavens of an etherial fluid acting upon the character and destiny of men Tp. I. ii. 182, Ham. I. i. 119; hence, exercise of personal power regarded as something akin to astral influence Gent. III. i. 183 “by her fair Foster'd, illumin'” ∥ In Sonn. lxxviii. 10 app.=inspiration.
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    • William Shakespeare, Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, 1.1
    • William Shakespeare, Two Gentlemen of Verona, 3.1
    • William Shakespeare, The Tempest, 1.2
    • William Shakespeare, Sonnets, lxxviii
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