effect (n.)
drift, tenor, import
AYL IV.iii.36[Rosalind as Ganymede to Silvius, of Phebe's letter to Ganymede] Such Ethiop words, blacker in their effect / Than in their countenance
Cym V.iv.135[Posthumus alone, to his book] Let thy effects / So follow, to be ... / As good as promise [i.e. may your contents live up to the promise of the ornate cover]
Ham I.iii.45[Ophelia to Laertes] I shall the effect of this good lesson keep
Ham V.ii.37.1[Hamlet to Horatio] Wilt thou know / Th'effect of what I wrote? [Q2; F effects]
KL III.i.52[disguised Kent to Gentleman] Few words, but to effect more than all yet [i.e. in importance]
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