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mind sb. (1, 2 now obs. exc. in phrases)
1. judgement, opinion; phr. “in my , to my ,” as I think Mer.V. IV. i. 408, Ham. I. iv. 14.
2. purpose, intention, desire, wish Err. IV. i. 114 “servants must their masters' m-s fulfil,” Mer.V. II. viii. 42, Tit. V. iii. 1 “it is my father's That I repair to Rome,” Cæs. I. ii. 296 “if . . . your mind hold.”
3. way of thinking and feeling with respect to moral qualities Gent. V. iii. 13 “he bears an honourable ” (=entertains honourable sentiments), Cæs. V. i. 113 “He bears too great a mind.”
4. disposition, intention towards others Gent. I. ii. 33 “I would I knew his ,” AYL. I. ii. 253, 2H6 III. i. 374 “the commons' , How they affect the house . . . of York,” Tim. III. iii. 23, Lr. I. iii. 16.
5. person (regarded abstractly as the embodiment of mental qualities) Sonn. cxvii. 5 “I have frequent been with unknown minds.”
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