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Doom, subst. 1) decree, judgment, sentence: “for now against himself he sounds this d., that through the length of times he stands disgraced,” Lucr. 717. “when they had sworn to this advised d.” Lucr. 717 “giving gentle d.” Sonn. 145, 7. Gentl. III, 1, 185. Gentl. III, 1, 185 IV, 1, 32. Meas. II, 2, 12. As I, 3, 85. John III, 1, 311. R2 I, 3, 148. V, 6, 23. H4A III, 2, 6. H6A IV, 1, 45. H6B I, 3, 208. H6B I, 3, 208 III, 1, 281. H6C III, 3, 101. R3 IV, 4, 12. R3 IV, 4, 12 Tit. V, 3, 182. Rom. III, 3, 4. Rom. III, 3, 4 Lr. I, 1, 151 (Ff reserve thy state). 167 (Ff gift). Per. III Prol. 32 “(obedient to their --s).” V, 2, 20. “d. of death,” Err. I, 1, 2. H5 III, 6, 46 “(give).” Tit. III, 1, 24. “expect your highness' d., of life or death,” H6B IV, 9, 12. “d. of mercy,” H6C II, 6, 46. “of banishment,” Tit. III, 1, 51.
2) the last judgment: “from the creation to the general d.” Lucr. 924. “to the ending d.” Sonn. 55, 12. “to the edge of d.” 116, 12. “till the perpetual d.” Wiv. V, 5, 62. “the general d.” Rom. III, 2, 67. “the great --'s image,” Mcb. II, 3, 83. “to the crack of d.” IV, 1, 117. “as against the d.” Hml. III, 4, 50.
3) the decree of destiny, fate: “forfeit to a confined d.” Sonn. 107, 4 (i. e. to the fate of mortality). “from his all-obeying breath I hear the doom of Egypt,” Ant. III, 13, 78. cf. “alter not the d. forethought by heaven,” John III, 1, 311. “unavoided is the d. of destiny,” R3 IV, 4, 217.
4) perdition, ruin, death: “to be thy partner in this shameful d.” Lucr. 672. “thy end is truth's and beauty's d. and date,” Sonn. 14, 14. “to change blows with thee for our day of d.” R2 III, 2, 189. “and triumph in thy day of d.” H6C V, 6, 93. “this is the day of d. for Bassianus,” Tit. II, 3, 42. “the death of Antony is not a single d.” Ant. V, 1, 18.
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