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manage sb. (1 used both lit. and fig.)
1. training of a horse in its paces R2 III. iii. 179 “the of unruly jades,” 1H4 II. iii. 54 “terms of ,” H8 V. iii. 24 “spur 'em, Till they obey the ,” Per. IV. vi. 70, Compl. 112.
2. action and paces to which a horse is trained AYL. I. i. 13 “His horses . . . are taught their ”
3. short gallop at full speed LLL. V. ii. 483 “this brave manage†, this career” (Q1 “nuage,” Q2 Ff “manager”).
4. management, conduct, administration Tp. I. ii. 70 “The of my state,” Mer.V. III. iv. 25, John I. i. 37, R2 I. iv. 39 “Expedient ,” Troil. III. iii. 25; bringing about, contrivance Rom. III. i. 149*.
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    • William Shakespeare, Pericles, Prince of Tyre, 4.6
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    • William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice, 3.4
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    • William Shakespeare, Richard II, 3.3
    • William Shakespeare, The Tempest, 1.2
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