party (n.) Old form(s): partie
side, faction, camp
1H6 II.iv.123[Warwick to Richard] in signal of my love to thee ... / Will I upon thy party wear this rose
Cor I.i.232[Martius to all, of Aufidius] Were ... he / Upon my party, I'd revolt
Cor III.i.313[Menenius to Brutus] Proceed by process, / Lest parties ... break out
Cor III.ii.94[Cominius to Coriolanus] 'tis fit / You make strong party
Cor V.ii.29[Menenius to First Watch] always factionary on the party of your general
KJ I.i.34[Queen Eleanor to King John] Constance would not cease / Till she had kindled France and all the world / Upon the right and party of her son
KJ III.i.123[Constance to and of Austria] What a fool art thou ... to brag and stamp and swear / Upon my party!
KJ V.i.79[Bastard to King John] Our party may well meet a prouder foe
KL II.i.26[Edmund to Edgar, of Cornwall] Have you nothing said / Upon his party 'gainst the Duke of Albany?
KL IV.vi.250[Oswald to disguised Edgar, of Edmund] Seek him out / Upon the English party
R2 III.ii.203.1[Scroop to King Richard] And all your southern gentlemen in arms / Upon his [Bolingbroke's] party [QQ; F Faction]
R3 IV.iv.526[Fourth Messenger to King Richard, of people on the shore] they came from Buckingham, / Upon his party
TC II.ii.157[Paris to all] There's not the meanest spirit on our party / Without a heart to dare ... / When Helen is defended
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