practise on / upon (v.) Old form(s): practice , practis'd
work upon, act craftily with, make to operate
2H4 II.i.113[Lord Chief Justice to Falstaff, of the Hostess] You have ... practised upon the easy-yielding spirit of this woman
JC IV.iii.87[Brutus to Cassius, of Cassius' infirmities] you practise them on me
MA II.i.354[Don Pedro to all] I ... will so practise on Benedick
TS induction.1.34[Lord to Huntsmen, of Sly] I will practise on this drunken man

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