solemnity (n.) Old form(s): Solemnitie
celebration, jubilation, festivity
KJ II.i.555[King John to messenger, of Constance] Some speedy messenger bid her repair / To our solemnity
MM III.i.217[disguised Duke to Isabella, of the engagement between Angelo and Mariana] between which time of the contract and limit of the solemnity
MND IV.i.133[Theseus to Egeus, of the Athenians] they ... / Came here in grace of our solemnity
MND IV.i.184[Theseus to all] We'll hold a feast in great solemnity
RJ I.v.57[Tybalt to himself, of Romeo] dares the slave / Come hither ... / To fleer and scorn at our solemnity?
RJ IV.v.61[Capulet to himself, of Juliet's supposed death] Uncomfortable time, why camest thou now / To murder, murder our solemnity?
TG V.iv.162[Duke to Valentine] we will include all jars / With ... rare solemnity
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