sad (adj.) 1
serious, grave, solemn
1H4 V.ii.12 [Worcester to Vernon] Look how we can or sad or merrily, / Interpretation will misquote our looks
1H6 I.i.58 [First Messenger to all] Sad tidings bring I to you out of France
1H6 I.ii.48 [Bastard to all] Methinks your looks are sad
2H4 II.ii.38 [Prince Henry to Poins] it is not meet that I should be sad now my father is sick
2H4 V.i.76 [Falstaff alone] it is much that ... a jest with a sad brow, will do with a fellow that never had the ache in his shoulders!
3H6 II.i.8 [Edward to Richard] How fares my brother? Why is he so sad?
AC I.iii.3 [Cleopatra to Charmian, of Antony] If you find him sad, / Say I am dancing
AC I.v.50 [Cleopatra to Alexas, of Antony] What was he, sad or merry?
AC V.i.26 [Caesar to all] Look you, sad friends
AYL III.ii.144 [Celia as Aliena reading] Sad Lucretia's modesty
AYL III.ii.207 [Rosalind to Celia] speak sad brow and true maid [i.e. in seriousness and sincerity]
AYL IV.i.20 [Rosalind as Ganymede to Jaques] you have great reason to be sad
AYL IV.i.24 [Rosalind as Ganymede to Jaques] your experience makes you sad
AYL IV.i.8 [Jaques to Rosalind as Ganymede] 'tis good to be sad and say nothing
CE III.i.19 [Antipholus of Ephesus to Balthasar] You're sad
CE V.i.45 [Adriana to Abbess, of Antipholus] This week he hath been heavy, sour, sad
Cym I.vii.63 [Iachimo to Innogen, of Posthumus] I never saw him sad
H5 IV.i.294 [King Henry alone, praying] I have built / Two chantries where the sad and solemn priests / Sing still for Richard's soul
H8 II.i.135 [Buckingham to all] And when you would say something that is sad, / Speak how I fell [or: sense 2]
H8 II.ii.14 [Lord Chamberlain to Suffolk, of King Henry] I left him private, / Full of sad thoughts and troubles
H8 II.ii.56 [Norfolk to Suffolk and Lord Chamberlain] Let's in, / And with some other business put the King / From these sad thoughts that work too much upon him
H8 II.ii.61 [Suffolk to Norfolk, of King Henry] How sad he looks; sure he is much afflicted [or: sense 2]
H8 IV.ii.78 [Katherine to Griffith] Cause the musicians play me that sad note / I named my knell
H8 IV.ii.81 [stage direction] Sad and solemn music
H8 prologue.25 [Speaker to audience] Be sad, as we would make ye
H8 prologue.3 [Speaker to audience] Things now / That bear a weighty and a serious brow, / Sad, high, and working
JC I.ii.216 [Brutus to Casca] tell us what hath chanced today / That Caesar looks so sad [or: sense 2]
JC I.ii.273 [Brutus to Casca, of Caesar] he came thus sad, away? [or: sense 2]
JC II.i.308 [Brutus to Portia] All my engagements I will construe to thee, / All the charactery of my sad brows [or: sense 3]
KJ III.i.24 [Constance to Salisbury, of his behaviour] Be these sad signs confirmers of thy words? [or: sense 2]
KJ V.i.46 [Bastard to King John] Let not the world see fear and sad distrust / Govern the motion of a kingly eye
LC 325 [of the man] O that sad breath his spongy lungs bestowed
LLL I.ii.3 [Mote to Armado, of a man growing melancholy] he will look sad
LLL V.ii.14 [Katharine to Rosaline, of Cupid killing her sister] He made her melancholy, sad, and heavy
Luc 1081 [] solemn night with slow sad gait descended / To ugly hell
Luc 1110 [] Sad souls are slain in merry company
Luc 1147 [Lucrece] we will unfold / To creatures stern sad tunes to change their kinds
Luc 1610 [] Collatine and his consorted lords / With sad attention long to hear her words
Luc 277 [] Sad pause and deep regard beseems the sage
MA I.i.171 [Benedick to Claudio] speak you this with a sad brow?
MA I.iii.56 [Conrade to Don John] comes me the Prince and Claudio, hand in hand, in sad conference
MA II.i.318 [Leonato to Don Pedro, of Beatrice] she is never sad but when she sleeps
MA III.ii.15 [Leonato to Benedick, responding to ‘I am not as I have been’] methinks you are sadder
MA III.ii.18 [Don Pedro to Claudio, of Benedick] if he be sad, he wants money
MA V.i.197 [Don Pedro to Claudio, as if to himself] pluck up, my heart, and be sad
MA V.i.270 [Leonato to Don Pedro and Claudio] if your love / Can labour aught in sad invention
MND II.i.51 [Puck to Fairy] The wisest aunt telling the saddest tale
MND III.ii.237 [Helena to Hermia] Persever, counterfeit sad looks
MND IV.i.94 [Oberon to Titania] in silence sad, / Trip we after night's shade
MND V.i.281 [Theseus to all, of Bottom's speech] This passion, and the death of a dear friend, would go near to make a man look sad
MV I.i.1 [Antonio to Salerio and Solanio] In sooth I know not why I am so sad
MV I.i.38 [Salerio to Antonio, of a ship lost at sea] such a thing bechanced would make me sad
MV I.i.48 [Solanio to Antonio] let us say you are sad / Because you are not merry
MV I.i.79 [Antonio to Gratiano, of the world] A stage where every man must play a part, / And mine a sad one
MV II.ii.183 [Gratiano to Bassanio, of his future behaviour] Like one well studied in a sad ostent / To please his grandam
Per I.ii.2 [Pericles alone] The sad companion, dull-eyed melancholy
Phoen 3 [] Let the bird of loudest lay ... / Herald sad and trumpet be
RJ II.v.21 [Juliet to Nurse] why lookest thou sad? Though news be sad, yet tell them merrily
Sonn 107.6 [] the sad augurs mock their own presage
Sonn 45.14 [of his friend's greetings] I joy, but then no longer glad, / I send them back again and straight grow sad
Sonn 65.2 [] Since brass, nor stone, nor earth, nor boundless sea, / But sad mortality o'ersways their power
TG I.iii.1 [Antonio to Panthino] what sad talk was that / Wherewith my brother held you in the cloister?
TG II.iv.8 [Silvia to Valentine] you are sad [or: sense 3]
Tit II.iii.10 [Tamora to Aaron] wherefore look'st thou sad, / When everything doth make a gleeful boast?
Tit V.ii.11 [Titus to dsguised Tamora] Is it your trick to make me ope the door, / That so my sad decrees may fly away, / And all my study be to no effect?
TN III.iv.15 [Olivia alone] If sad and merry madness equal be
TN III.iv.18 [Olivia to Malvolio] Smil'st thou? I sent for thee upon a sad occasion
TN III.iv.5 [Olivia to Maria, of Malvolio] He is sad and civil, / And suits well for a servant with my fortunes
TN III.iv.73 [Malvolio alone, of the letter's requirements] a sad face, a reverend carriage
TNK I.v.7 [Song] Come all sad and solemn shows
TNK IV.ii.32 [Emilia alone] Narcissus was a sad boy, but a heavenly
TNK V.iii.52 [Emilia to herself] Palamon's sadness is a kind of mirth, / So mingled as if mirth did make him sad, / And sadness merry
TS Induction.2.58 [Third Servingman to Lord, of a painting of Daphne] And at that sight shall sad Apollo weep
Ven 929 [Venus, of what she has heard] she at these sad signs draws up her breath
WT II.i.23 [Mamillius to Hermione, of his story] Merry or sad shall't be?
WT IV.iii.124 [Autolycus singing] A merry heart goes all the day, / Your sad tires in a mile-a
WT IV.iv.308 [Clown to Autolycus] my father and the gentlemen are in sad talk
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