like (n.)
identity, equivalent, counterpart
AW I.i.219[Helena alone] The mightiest space in fortune nature brings / To join like likes [i.e. to bring together people of the same kind]
Cym I.i.21[First Gentleman to Second Gentleman, of Posthumus] a creature such / As, to seek through the regions of the earth / For one his like; there would be something failing / In him that should compare
JC I.ii.308[Cassius alone] it is meet / That noble minds keep ever with their likes
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