innocency (n.) Old form(s): Innocencie
innocence
1H4 IV.iii.63[Hotspur to Blunt, of King Henry] beg his peace / With tears of innocency and terms of zeal
2H4 V.ii.39[Lord Chief Justice to Prince John, Clarence, and Gloucester] If truth and upright innocency fail me
KJ IV.iii.110[Salisbury to all, of Hubert's tearfulness] makes it seem / Like rivers of remorse and innocency
MM III.ii.9[Pompey to Elbow, of usury] furred with fox and lamb skins too, to signify that craft, being richer than innocency, stands for the facing
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