lover (n.) Old form(s): Louer, Louers
companion, comrade, dear friend
2H4 IV.iii.13[Falstaff to Colevile] If I do sweat, they are the drops of thy lovers, and they weep for thy death
Cor V.ii.14[Menenius to First Watch] Thy general is my lover
JC II.iii.8[Artemidorus alone, reading the signature of his letter to Caesar] Thy lover, / Artemidorus
JC III.ii.13[Brutus to all] Romans, countrymen, and lovers, hear me for my cause
JC III.ii.45[Brutus to all, of Caesar] I slew my best lover for the good of Rome
JC V.i.94[Cassius to Brutus, of themselves] Lovers in peace
MV III.iv.17[Portia to Lorenzo] this Antonio, / Being the bosom lover of my lord
TC III.iii.214[Ulysses to Achilles] I as your lover speak
TNK V.iv.123[Theseus to Palamon] call your lovers from the stage of death
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