joy (v.) Old form(s): ioy , Ioy'd
feel joy, be happy, rejoice
1H4 II.i.12[First Carrier to Second Carrier, of Robin Ostler] Poor fellow never joyed since the price of oats rose
3H6 II.i.77[Edward to Richard, of York] never henceforth shall I joy again
3H6 II.i.9[Richard to Edward, of York] I cannot joy, until I be resolved / Where our right valiant father is become
AC IV.vi.20.1[Enobarbus alone] I will joy no more
Cym V.v.425[Arviragus to Posthumus] As you did mean indeed to be our brother; / Joyed are we that you are
KJ III.iv.107[Lewis the Dauphin to Cardinal Pandulph] There's nothing in this world can make me joy
Per I.i.119[Antiochus to Pericles] This mercy shows we'll joy in such a son
R3 IV.iv.93[Queen Margaret to Queen Elizabeth] Wherein dost thou joy?
RJ II.ii.116[Juliet to Romeo] I joy in thee
Sonn.45.13[of his theme] This told, I joy
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