light (v.)
alight, descend, fall, come to rest
2H6 I.iii.88[Suffolk to Queen, of the Duchess of Gloucester] myself have limed a bush for her, / And placed a choir of such enticing birds / That she will light to listen to the lays
Ham III.iv.60[Hamlet to Gertrude] New lighted on a heaven-kissing hill;
Ham V.ii.349[Hamlet to Horatio] th'election lights / On Fortinbras
KL III.iv.65[Lear to Edgar as Poor Tom] all the plagues that ... / Hang fated o'er men's faults light on thy daughters!
MV IV.i.38[Shylock to Duke] let the danger light / Upon your charter
Per IV.ii.68[Bawd to Marina] You are light into my hands
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