once (adv.)
once and for all, in a word
Cor II.iii.1[First Citizen to other Citizens, of Coriolanus] Once, if he do require our voices, we ought not to deny him
H8 I.ii.82[Wolsey to King Henry] What we oft do best, / By sick interpreters, once weak ones, is / Not ours, or not allowed [debated text]
KJ I.i.74[Bastard to King John, of Robert Faulconbridge] But once he slandered me with bastardy [or: on one occasion]
MA I.i.297[Don Pedro to Claudio] 'Tis once, thou lovest
MA V.i.200[Dogberry to Borachio or Conrade] an you be a cursing hypocrite once
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