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leaden: “ mace,” attributed to the powers of sleep Cæs. IV. iii. 267; so MND. III. ii. 365 “sleep With legs” ; inert, spiritless 1H6 IV. vi. 12 “ age,” Ven. 34 “ appetite” ; depressing Oth. III. iv. 176 “I have . . . with leaden thoughts been press'”
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