accident (n.) Old form(s): accedents
occurrence, event, happening
1H4 I.ii.205[Prince Hal alone] nothing pleaseth but rare accidents
1H6 III.iii.1[Pucelle to all] Dismay not, princes, at this accident
1H6 V.iii.4[Pucelle alone] ye choice spirits that admonish me, / And give me signs of future accidents
AC IV.xiv.84[Antony to Eros] Do it at once, / Or thy precedent services are all / But accidents unpurposed
AC V.ii.6[Cleopatra to all, of suicide] it is great / To do that thing ... / Which shackles accidents
Cym IV.ii.192[Guiderius to Belarius] All solemn things / Should answer solemn accidents
Cym V.iv.99[Jupiter to all] Be not with mortal accidents opprest
Ham III.ii.209[First Player as King to his Queen] Grief joys, joy grieves, on slender accident [i.e. for trivial causes];
Ham IV.vii.120[Claudius to Laertes] as many / As there are tongues, are hands, are accidents
MA II.i.166[Claudio alone, of breaking faith over love] This is an accident of hourly proof
MND IV.i.67[Oberon to Puck] May all ... think no more of this night's accidents
Oth I.i.143[Brabantio to himself] This accident is not unlike my dream
Oth I.iii.134[Othello to all] I spake of ... moving accidents by flood and field
Oth IV.ii.225[Iago to Roderigo, of Othello] he goes into Mauritania ... unless his abode be lingered here by some accident
RJ V.ii.26[Friar Laurence alone, of Juliet] She will beshrew me much that Romeo / Hath had no notice of these accidents
Sonn.115.5[of time] whose millioned accidents / Creep in 'twixt vows
Tem V.i.250[Prospero to Alonso] I'll resolve you ... of every / These happened accidents
Tem V.i.306[Prospero to Alonso] the particular accidents gone by
TN IV.iii.11[Sebastian alone] doth this accident and flood of fortune / So far exceed all instance