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Motion, 1) the passing from one place to another, the state opposed to rest: “to soften it with their continual m.” Lucr. 591. “these present-absent with swift m. slide,” Sonn. 45, 4. “in winged speed no m. shall I know,” 51, 8. “so your sweet hue, which methinks still doth stand, hath m.” 104, 12 (i. e. change). “incite them to quick m.” Tp. IV, 39. “he gives me the potions and the --s,” Wiv. III, 1, 105. “m. and long-during action,” LLL IV, 3, 307. LLL IV, 3, 307 All's II, 1, 78. John II, 453. John II, 453 V, 7, 49. H4B I, 2, 247. III, 2, 281. H5 III Chor. H5 III Chor. Troil. III, 3, 183. Cor. II, 2, 113. Rom. II, 5, 13. III, 2, 59. Tim. II, 1, 3. III, 6, 112. Caes. IV, 1, 33. Oth. II, 3, 174. Ant. I, 4, 47. Cymb. II, 4, 85. “to keep in m.” H4A I, 3, 226. “to put in m.” Cymb. IV, 3, 31. “to put to m.” Tw. III, 1, 87. “to set in continual m.” H5 I, 2, 185. Used of the turning of celestial bodies in their spheres: “not the smallest orb . . . but in his m. like an angel sings,” Merch. V, 61. the other four (moons) “in wondrous m.” John IV, 2, 184. “two stars keep not their m. in one sphere,” H4A V, 4, 65. “unshaked of m.” Caes. III, 1, 70 (== of no m.; cf. Of). Of the changes in the direction and expression of the eye: “commanded by the m. of thine eyes,” Sonn. 149, 12. “seem they in m.?” Merch. III, 2, 118. “the fixure of her eye has m. in't,” Wint. V, 3, 67. “let not the world see fear and sad distrust govern the m. of a kingly eye,” John V, 1, 47. “this object, which takes prisoner the wild m. of mine eye, fixing it only here,” Cymb. I, 6, 103. Of the tongue as the organ of speaking: “O, never will I trust to speeches penned, nor to the m. of a schoolboy's tongue,” LLL V, 2, 403. “a beggar's tongue make m. through my lips,” Cor. III, 2, 118. Of the manner of walking, almost == gait: “would give an excellent m. to thy gait,” Wiv. III, 3, 68. “in what m. age will give me leave,” All's II, 3, 247. “have I in my poor and old m. the expedition of thought?” H4B IV, 3, 37. “if we shall stand still, in fear our m. will be mocked or carped at,” H8 I, 2, 86. “her m. and her station are as one,” Ant. III, 3, 22. Of attacks in fencing, opposed to guard or parrying: “he gives me the stuck in with such a mortal m.” Tw. III, 4, 304. “the scrimers . . . had neither m., guard, nor eye,” Hml. IV, 7, 102. “when in your m. you are hot and dry,” Hml. IV, 7, 102
2) any external act or change expressive of life or sentiment: “all that borrowed m. seeming owed,” Compl. 327. “in thy face strange --s have appeared,” H4A II, 3, 63. “nor our strong sorrow upon the foot of m.” Mcb. II, 3, 131 (apt to vent itself). “it lifted up its head and did address itself to m., like as it would speak,” Hml. I, 2, 217. “have you a working pulse? and are no fairy? m.! well, speak on,” Per. V, 1, 156 (== indeed, you have a pulse which I feel beating). Parolles even says, somewhat ludicrously: “I knew of their going to bed, and of other --s, as promising her marriage,” All's V, 3, 264.
3) the tuning of a musical instrument: “that blessed wood whose m. sounds with thy sweet fingers,” Sonn. 128, 2. “what occasion hath Cadwal now to give it m.?” Cymb. IV, 2, 188. Quibbling: “the music plays; vouchsafe some m. to it. Our ears vouch-safe it. But your legs should do it,” LLL V, 2, 216.
4) that which makes to move, motive, incitement: “he gives her folly m. and advantage,” Wiv. III, 2, 35. “we in your m. turn, and you may move us,” Err. III, 2, 24. “whom from the flow of gall I name not, but from sincere --s,” H8 I, 1, 153. “hasty and tinder-like upon too trivial m.” Cor. II, 1, 56.
5) movement of the soul, tendency of the mind, impulse (Germ. Regung): “the wanton stings and --s of the sense,” Meas. I, 4, 59. “full of forms, figures, shapes, objects, ideas, apprehensions, --s, revolutions,” LLL IV, 2, 69. “with what art you sway the m. of Demetrius' heart,” Mids. I, 1, 193. “the --s of his spirit are dull as night,” Merch. V, 86. “unstaid and skittish in all --s,” Tw. II, 4, 18. “their love may be called appetite, no m. of the liver, but the palate,” Tw. II, 4, 18 “but from the inward m. to deliver sweet poison for the age's tooth,” John I, 212. “within this bosom never entered yet the dreadful m. of a murderous thought,” IV, 2, 255. “between the acting of a dreadful thing and the first m.” Caes. II, 1, 64. “sense, sure, you have, else could you not have m.” Hml. III, 4, 72. “in fell m.” Lr. II, 1, 52. “of spirit so still and quiet, that her m. blushed at herself,” Oth. I, 3, 95. “to cool our raging --s,” Oth. I, 3, 95 “there's no m. that tends to vice in man,” Cymb. II, 5, 20.
5) sense, perceptivity, mental sight: “this sensible warm m. to become a kneaded clod,” Meas. III, 1, 120.* “an outward man, that the great figure of a council frames by self-unable m.” All's III, 1, 13. “drugs or minerals that weaken m.” Oth. I, 2, 75. “I see it in my m., have it not in my tongue,” Ant. II, 3, 14 (== intuitively).
6) proposal, offer, request: “it were a good m.” Wiv. I, 1, 55. Wiv. I, 1, 55 “your father and my uncle hath made --s,” III, 4, 67. “I have a m. much imports your good,” Meas. V, 541. “my wife made daily --s for our home return,” Err. I, 1, 60. “the m. 's good indeed,” Shr. I, 2, 280. Shr. I, 2, 280 “I'll make the m.” Tw. III, 4, 316. “how doth your grace affect their m.?” H6A V, 1, 7. “thank you for your m.” H6C III, 3, 244. “meanwhile must be an earnest m. made to the queen, to call back her appeal,” H8 II, 4, 233. “we request your loving m. toward the common body, to yield what passes here,” Cor. II, 2, 57. “doth this m. please thee?” Tit. I, 243.
7) a puppet-show, and also a single puppet: “to see sad sights moves more than hear them told, for then the eye interprets to the ear the heavy m. that it doth behold,” Lucr. 1326. “he compassed a m. of the Prodigal Son,” Wint. IV, 3, 103. “O excellent m., O exceeding puppet,” Gent. II, 1, 100. “he is a m. generative,” Meas. III, 2, 119.
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