form (n.) Old form(s): forme , formes
image, likeness, shape
H5[Gower to Fluellen, of Pistol] a rogue, that now and then goes to the wars, to grace himself at his return into London under the form of a soldier
Ham III.ii.24[Hamlet to Players] show ... the very age and body of the time his form and pressure
LLL IV.ii.67[Holofernes to Nathaniel and Dull, of his literary gift] full of forms, figures, shapes
LLL V.ii.758[Berowne to ladies, of love being like an eye] Full of straying shapes, of habits, and of forms
MM II.iv.126[Isabella to Angelo, of mirrors] as easy broke as they make forms
MV II.vii.61[Portia to Morocco, of the gold casket] if my form lie there, / Then I am yours
Oth IV.ii.137[Emilia to Iago, of Desdemona] Who keeps her company? / What place, what time, what form, what likelihood?
RJ III.iii.126[Friar to Romeo] Thy noble shape is but a form of wax, / Digressing from the valour of a man
TG III.ii.8[Duke to Thurio] a figure / Trenched in ice, which ... / Dissolves to water, and doth lose his form

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