malice (n.) Old form(s): mallice
hostility, hatred, ill-will, enmity
Cor II.i.220[Sicinius to Brutus, of the commoners' attitude to Coriolanus] their ancient malice
Cor II.ii.20[First Officer to Second Officer, of Coriolanus] to seem to affect the malice and displeasure of the people
Oth II.iii.267[Iago to Cassio] a punishment more in policy than in malice
R2 I.i.14[John of Gaunt to King Richard] no inveterate malice
R2 I.i.9[King Richard to John of Gaunt, of Bolingbroke] hast thou sounded him / If he appeal the Duke on ancient malice
Tim IV.iii.454[First Bandit to others, of Timon] 'Tis in the malice of mankind that he thus advises us [i.e. his hatred towards mankind]
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