grace (n.)
gracefulness, charm, elegance
2H4 II.iv.243[Falstaff to Doll, of why Prince Harry loves Poins] 'a ... swears with a good grace
AC V.ii.346.1[Caesar to Dolabella, of Cleopatra] she would catch another Antony / In her strong toil of grace
AW V.iii.216[Bertram to King, of Diana] Her infinite cunning with her modern grace / Subdued me to her rate
LLL III.i.64[Armado alone, of Mote] voluble and free of grace
LLL V.ii.848[Rosaline to Berowne, of his mocking] Whose influence is begot of that loose grace / Which shallow laughing hearers give to fools
Oth IV.iii.20[Desdemona to Emilia, of Othello] his checks, his frowns ... have grace and favour in them
Per Chorus.IV.9[Gower alone, of Marina] who hath gained / Of education all the grace
Sonn.96.2[] Some say thy grace is youth and gentle fault
TG IV.ii.41[Musicians' song, of Silvia] The heaven such grace did lend her
Tim I.i.31.2[Poet to Painter, of someone in his picture for Timon] How this grace / Speaks his own standing!
Tim I.ii.143[Timon to Ladies] You have done our pleasures much grace [i.e. added great charm to our enjoyment]
Tit IV.iii.98[Titus to Clown] can you deliver an oration to the Emperor with a grace? [pun: 99, sense 9]
TNK V.iii.69[Emilia to Servant, of Palamon] He looked all grace and success
TS induction.1.129[Lord alone, of the Page] I know the boy will well usurp the grace ... of a gentlewoman
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