hard-favoured (adj.) Old form(s): Hard fauor'd , Hard fauourd , hard fauour'd, hard fauoured , hard-fauourd, hard-fauour'd
ugly, unattractive, unsightly, hideous
1H6 IV.vii.23[Talbot as if to John Talbot] O thou whose wounds become hard-favoured Death
3H6 V.v.78[Queen as if to Richard] Hard-favoured Richard
AYL III.iii.26[Touchstone to Audrey] unless thou wert hard-favoured
H5 III.i.8[King Henry to all] Disguise fair nature with hard-favoured rage
Luc.1632[Lucrece to Collatine, reporting Tarquin's words] some hard-favoured groom of thine
TG II.i.46[Speed to Valentine, of Silvia] Is she not hard-favoured, sir?
Ven.133[Venus to Adonis] Were I hard-favoured, foul, or wrinkled-old
Ven.931[Venus as if to death] Hard-favoured tyrant, ugly, meagre, lean
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