suddenly (adv.) Old form(s): sodainelie , sodainely, sodainly, soddenly
immediately, at once, without delay
1H4 I.iii.288[Worcester to Northumberland and Hotspur] When time is ripe, which will be suddenly
1H4 III.iii.5[Falstaff to Bardolph] I'll repent, and that suddenly
2H6 II.ii.67[York to Warwick and Salisbury, of becoming king] that's not suddenly to be performed
3H6 IV.ii.4[Warwick to George and Somerset] Speak suddenly, my lords, are we all friends?
AYL II.ii.19[Duke Frederick to all] Do this suddenly
AYL II.iv.97[Corin to Rosalind and Celia disguised, of the land to be sold] I will ... buy it with your gold right suddenly
E3 III.iv.5[Lorraine to King John, of the Genoese] Grudging to be suddenly employed
Ham II.ii.212[Polonius to himself] I will ... suddenly contrive the means of meeting
LLL II.i.110[Princess to King] suddenly resolve me in my suit
Luc.1683[Lucrece to Collatine] Be suddenly revenged on my foe
MW IV.i.6[Mistress Quickly to Mistress Page] Mistress Ford desires you to come suddenly
R3 IV.ii.19[King Richard to Buckingham, of the Princes' murder] I would have it suddenly performed
R3 IV.iv.451[King Richard to Catesby, of Norfolk] bid him ... meet me suddenly at Salisbury
TC IV.iv.32[Troilus to Cressida, of her leaving Troy] And suddenly
WT II.iii.199[Leontes to Lord, of Hermione's situation] The great Apollo suddenly will have / The truth of this appear
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