fair (n.) Old form(s): faire
fair face, beauty
AYL III.ii.91[Rosalind as Ganymede reading] Let no face be kept in mind / But the fair of Rosalind
CE II.i.98[Adriana to Luciana, of her husband] My decayed fair / A sunny look of his would soon repair
LC.206[of locks of hair] I have received from many a several fair
LLL IV.i.22[Princess to all] O heresy in fair, fit for these days!
LLL V.ii.37[Rosaline to Princess, of Berowne's verses] I am compared to twenty thousand fairs
Luc.346[of Tarquin] Having solicited the eternal power / That his foul thoughts might compass his fair fair [second instance]
MND I.i.182[Helena to Hermia] Demetrius loves your fair. O happy fair!
RJ II.chorus.3[Chorus, of Rosaline] That fair for which love groaned for and would die ... is now not fair
Sonn.16.11[] Neither in inward worth nor outward fair / Can make you live yourself in eyes of men
Sonn.18.7[] every fair from fair sometime declines
Sonn.21.4[] every fair with his fair doth rehearse
Sonn.68.3[] Before these bastard signs of fair were born
Sonn.70.2[] slander's mark was ever yet the fair
Sonn.83.2[] I never saw that you did painting need, / And therefore to your fair no painting set
TC V.ii.189[Troilus as if to Cressida] Farewell, revolted fair!
Ven.1083[Venus as if to the world, of Adonis] Having no fair to lose, you need not fear
Ven.1086[of Adonis] sun and sharp air / Lurked like two thieves to rob him of his fair
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