sense (n.) Old form(s): sence
senses, sensation, organs of sense
AW I.ii.60[King to Bertram] younger spirits, whose apprehensive senses / All but new things disdain
AW I.iii.106[Steward to Countess, of Helena's words] she thought ... they touched not any stranger sense
Cor II.ii.114[Cominius to all, of Coriolanus] the din of war 'gan pierce / His ready sense [i.e. his hearing]
Cym II.ii.11[Iachimo to himself] man's o'erlaboured sense / Repairs itself by rest [or: sense 5]
H5 II.iii.46[Pistol to Hostess] Let senses rule [i.e. keep on the alert]
MM I.iv.59[Lucio to Isabella, of Angelo] who never feels / The wanton stings and motions of the sense
MM II.ii.169[Angelo alone] Can it be / That modesty may more betray our sense / Than woman's lightness
Per I.i.82[Pericles to himself, of the Daughter] You are a fair viol, and your sense the strings [unclear meaning]
TC I.i.59[Troilus to Pandarus, of Cressida's hands] to whose soft seizure / The cygnet's down is harsh, and spirit of sense / Hard as the palm of ploughman!
TC I.iii.252[Aeneas to and of Agamemnon] I bring a trumpet ... / To set his sense on the attentive bent
TC III.iii.106[Achilles to Ulysses, of the eye] That most pure spirit of sense
TNK I.i.15[Boy singing, of the flowers] Lie 'fore bride and bridegroom's feet, / Blessing their sense [i.e. pleasing their sense of smell]
TNK IV.iii.84[Doctor to Wooer] make an addition of some other compounded odours, which are grateful to the sense [i.e. of smell]
TNK V.iii.127[Theseus to Emilia, of two nightingales] by and by outbreasted, that the sense / Could not be judge between 'em
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