grief (n.) Old form(s): Greefe, griefe, griefes
pain, torment, distress
1H4 I.iii.50[Hotspur to King Henry] I ... / Out of my grief and my impatience / Answered neglectingly
1H4 V.i.132[Falstaff alone] Can honour ... take away the grief of a wound?
1H6 V.v.101[King to all] I may resolve and ruminate my grief
2H4 I.i.144[Northumberland to Morton] my limbs, / Weakened with grief, being now enraged with grief, / Are thrice themselves [first instance]
2H4 I.ii.116[Falstaff to Lord Chief Justice, of apoplexy] It hath it original from much grief
2H6 I.i.171[Somerset to Buckingham] Humphrey's pride / And greatness of his place be grief to us
KJ IV.i.48[Arthur to Hubert] Where lies your grief?
MA III.ii.26[Benedick to all] everyone can master a grief but he that has it
Mac IV.iii.174.2[Malcolm to Ross, of Scotland] What's the newest grief?
Sonn.34.9[]Nor can thy shame give physic to my grief
Sonn.40.11[] it is a greater grief / To bear love's wrong than hate's known injury
Sonn.42.1[]That thou hast her it is not all my grief
Tim V.iv.75[Alcibiades as if to Timon] thou abhorredst in us our human griefs
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