circumstance (n.) 1
detail(s), particular(s), specifics
1H6 I.i.109 [Third Messenger to nobles] The circumstance I'll tell you more at large
1H6 III.i.155 [Gloucester to King] if your grace mark every circumstance
2H6 I.i.103 [Cardinal to Gloucester] what means ... / This peroration with such circumstance?
2H6 V.ii.39 [Young Clifford to himself] he that loves himself / Hath not essentially, but by circumstance, / The name of valour [i.e. by external signs]
Cym II.iv.61 [Iachimo to Posthumus] my circumstances ... / Must first induce you to believe
Ham I.v.127 [Hamlet to Horatio and Marcellus] without more circumstance at all [also: sense 5]
KJ II.i.77 [Chatillon to King Philip, of the English] The interruption of their churlish drums / Cuts off more circumstance
MA III.ii.91 [Don John to Don Pedro and Claudio, of Hero] circumstances shortened ... the lady is disloyal
Oth III.iii.403 [Iago to Othello] If imputation and strong circumstance ... / Will give you satisfaction
RJ II.v.36 [Juliet to Nurse, of whether the news is good or bad] Say either, and I'll stay the circumstance
RJ V.iii.181 [First Watchman to other members of the Watch, of dead Romeo, Juliet, and Paris] the true ground of all these piteous woes / We cannot without circumstance descry
Ven 844 [of lovers' being oblivious to time passing] others, they think, delight / In such-like circumstance
WT III.ii.17 [Officer reading the indictment, of Hermione's supposed plot, and of Polixenes and Camillo] the pretence whereof being by circumstances partly laid open, thou ... didst counsel and aid them
WT V.ii.31 [Third Gentleman to all, of the rumour that Perdita is found] Most true, if ever truth were pregnant by circumstance

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