1H4 V.ii.54 | [Vernon to Hotspur] Unless a brother should a brother dare / To gentle exercise and proof of arms |

1H6 I.ii.94 | [Charles to Pucelle] Only this proof I'll of thy valour make |

E3 II.i.221 | [Countess to King Edward, of her obedience] Employ me how thou wilt in proof thereof |

H8 I.i.197 | [Buckingham to Norfolk, of Wolsey] I do pronounce him in that very shape / He shall appear in proof [i.e. when put to the test] |

Ham IV.vii.153 | [Claudius to Laertes] this project / Should have a back or second, that might hold / If this did blast in proof [i.e. fail in trying it out] |

JC V.i.49 | [Octavius to all] If arguing make us sweat, / The proof of it will turn to redder drops |

KL IV.vi.186 | [Lear to all] I'll put't in proof [i.e. put it to the test] |

LC.163 | [] Nor gives it satisfaction to our blood, / That we must curb it upon others' proof |

MA IV.i.43 | [Leonato to Claudio, of Hero] if you, in your own proof, / Have ... made defeat of her virginity |

Oth V.i.26.1 | [Cassio to Roderigo, of the protection given by the latter's coat] I will make proof of thine |

TC I.ii.130 | [Cressida to Pandarus, of Helen's love for Troilus] Troilus will stand to the proof [with bawdy pun] |

TC I.iii.34 | [Nestor to Agamemnon] In the reproof of chance / Lies the true proof of men |

TC V.v.5 | [Diomedes to Servant, of Cressida and Troilus] Tell her I have chastised the amorous Trojan, / And am her knight by proof |

Tim II.ii.162 | [Flavius to Timon] Call me before th'exactest auditors, / And set me on the proof [i.e. put me to the test] |

TN III.iv.178 | [Sir Toby to Sir Andrew] a terrible oath ... gives manhood more approbation than ever proof itself would have earned him |

TNK V.iii.57 | [Emilia to herself, of the trumpets] Hark how yon spurs to spirit do incite / The princes to their proof |