frame (v.)
adapt, adjust, shape, accommodate
1H6 II.iv.8[Suffolk to Richard, of the law] I ... never yet could frame my will to it; / And therefore frame the law unto my will
3H6 III.ii.185[Richard alone] I can ... frame my face to all occasions
AC V.i.55[Egyptian to Caesar, of Cleopatra] That she preparedly may frame herself / To th'way she's forced to
Cor III.ii.84[Volumnia to Coriolanus, of the people] thou wilt frame / Thyself, forsooth, hereafter theirs
Cor III.ii.97.1[Cominius to Menenius, of Coriolanus] 'twill serve, if he / Can thereto frame his spirit
Cym II.iii.45[Queen to Cloten] frame yourself / To orderly solicits
Cym IV.ii.177[Belarius alone, of Arviragus and Guiderius] 'Tis wonder / That an invisible instinct should frame them / To royalty unlearned
Per II.v.83[Simonides to Thaisa] frame / Your will to mine
PP.18.13[Pilgrim, advising a lover about his dame] to her will frame all thy ways
Sonn.118.6[] To bitter sauces did I frame my feeding
TS I.i.224[Lucentio to Biondello] frame your manners to the time
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