form (n.) Old form(s): forme, formes
physical appearance, outward appearance
Ham III.iv.127[Hamlet to Gertrude, of the Ghost] His form and cause conjoined
KJ IV.ii.256[Hubert to King John, of his insults] you have slandered nature in my form
KL II.iv.75[Fool to Lear] That sir which ... follows but for form [i.e. for form's sake only]
Oth III.iii.235[Iago to Othello, of Desdemona] Her will ... / May fall to match you with her country forms
RJ V.iii.246[Friar to Prince, of his potion's effect on Juliet] it wrought on her / The form of death
Tem I.ii.412[Miranda to Prospero, of Ferdinand] It carries a brave form
Tim I.i.17.2[Merchant to Jeweller, of a jewel] 'Tis a good form
TN I.ii.56[Viola to Captain] be my aid / For such disguise as haply shall become / The form of my intent
TN III.iv.259[Fabian to Viola as Cesario, of Sir Andrew] Nothing of that wonderful promise, to read him by his form, as you are like to find him in the proof of his valour
TN V.i.232[Viola as Cesario to Sebastian] If spirits can assume both form and suit / You come to fright us
WT II.i.69[Leontes to Lords, of Hermione] Praise her but for this her without-door form

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