humour (n.) 2
fancy, whim, inclination, caprice
1H4 I.ii.194 [Prince Hal alone, of his companions] I ... will awhile uphold / The unyoked humour of your idleness
1H4 I.ii.69 [Falstaff to Prince Hal, on being a hangman] in some sort it jumps with my humour
2H4 II.i.148 [Falstaff to Hostess] an 'twere not for thy humours, there's not a better wench in England
2H4 II.iii.30 [Lady Percy to Northumberland, of Percy] In ... humours of blood, / He was the mark and glass, copy and book, / That fashioned others
2H4 II.iv.158 [Pistol to all] These be good humours indeed! [fine goings-on]
AYL V.iv.57 [Touchstone to Duke Senior] a poor humour of mine, sir, to take that that no man else will
CE IV.i.57 [Antipholus of Ephesus to Angelo, of the whereabouts of a chain] Fie, now you run this humour out of breath
H5 II.i.121 [Nym to Pistol, of King Henry] he passes some humours and careers
H5 II.i.52 [Nym to Pistol] I have an humour to knock you indifferently well
JC II.i.210 [Decius to all, of Caesar] I can give his humour the true bent
JC II.i.250 [Portia to Brutus, of his impatience] Hoping it was but an effect of humour [i.e. a passing mood]
JC II.ii.56 [Caesar to Calphurnia] for thy humour I will stay at home
JC IV.iii.108 [Brutus to Cassius] Do what you will, dishonour shall be humour
KJ IV.ii.209 [King John to Hubert] It is the curse of kings to be attended / By slaves that take their humours for a warrant
KJ IV.ii.214 [King John to Hubert, of taking a hint as a command] when perchance it frowns / More upon humour than advised respect
LLL II.i.53 [Maria to Princess, of Longaville's mocking way] They say so most that most his humours know
LLL V.ii.752 [Berowne to ladies, of their beauty] fashioning our humours / Even to the opposed end of our intents
MND I.ii.25 [Bottom to Quince, of his part in the play] my chief humour is for a tyrant
MV III.v.58 [Launcelot to Lorenzo] for your coming in to dinner, sir, why let it be as humours and conceits shall govern
MV IV.i.43 [Shylock to Duke, of his reasons for the action against Antonio] it is my humour
MW III.i.78 [Evans to Caius] let us not be laughing-stocks to other men's humours [or: sense 1]
MW III.iii.160 [Evans to all, of Ford's behaviour] This is fery fantastical humours and jealousies
MW IV.ii.187 [Page to all, of Ford] Let's obey his humour a little further
Oth IV.ii.164 [Iago to Desdemona, of Othello] I pray you, be content: 'tis but his humour
RJ I.i.129 [Benvolio to Lady Montague, of Romeo] I ... / Pursued my humour, not pursuing his
RJ I.i.141 [Montague to Benvolio] Black and portentous must this humour prove
RJ II.i.7 [Mercutio to Benvolio, calling Romeo] Romeo! Humours! Madman! Passion! Lover!
Sonn 92.8 [] a better state to me belongs / Than that which on thy humour doth depend [or: sense 1]
Tim I.ii.157 [Flavius to himself, of Timon] There is no crossing him in's humour
Tim III.vi.110 [Lucullus to Lords, of Timon] He's but a mad lord, and naught but humours sways him
Tit IV.iii.30 [Publius to Lords, of Titus] feed his humour kindly as we may, / Till time beget some careful remedy
Tit V.ii.140 [Tamora aside to Chiron and Demetrius, of Titus] Yield to his humour
Tit V.ii.71 [Tamora to Chiron and Demetrius, of Titus] Whate'er I forge to feed his brain-sick humours / Do you uphold
TN I.iv.5 [Viola as Cesario to Valentine, of Orsino] You either fear his humour or my negligence
TN II.v.84 [Sir Toby to Fabian and Sir Andrew, of Malvolio] the spirit of humours intimate reading aloud to him!
TS I.ii.106 [Grumio to Hortensio, of Petruchio] I pray you, sir, let him go while the humour lasts
TS III.ii.66 [Biondello to Baptista, of Petruchio's man's dress] an old hat, and the humour of forty fancies pricked in't for a feather [unclear meaning]
TS III.ii.69 [Tranio as Lucentio to Baptista, of Petruchio's outfit] 'Tis some odd humour pricks him to this fashion
TS Induction.ii.12 [Lord to Sly] Heaven cease this idle humour in your honour!
TS IV.i.166 [Peter to Nathaniel, of Petruchio and Katherina] He kills her in her own humour [i.e. outdoes her bad temper by his own]
Ven 850 [of the sound of insects] Like shrill-tongued tapsters answering every call, / Soothing the humour of fantastic wits

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