from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- auxiliary v. Variant of shouldest.
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- v. Second-person singular simple past form of shall.
- v. Alternative spelling of shouldest.
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Then shouldst thou have sung it only at that time, and not when it is yet day.
And why shouldst thou dream, not having had more than thy portion of flesh?
Thou shouldst address me verily as Friar, I wot, or else I shall break thy pate forthwith with mine cudgel, after I have lustily eaten this pastry.
And because of these things, and the kindness in which I stood to thee, it grieves me sore that thou shouldst return such a remarkable liar.
If, in the days to come, thou shouldst journey to the Country of the Yukon, know thou that there shall always be a place and much food by the fire of the Wolf.
If, in the days to come, thou shouldst journey to the Country of the
Was it fit thou so shouldst perish, though thy work was over then,
Scholars have understood the different motives for eating as far back as Socrates, who counseled, "Thou shouldst eat to live, not live to eat."
"Thy hopes are gone before; from all things here/They have departed; thou shouldst now depart" (469-71).
However, they must not be allowed to attain even the false immortality that their mental facility doth gain for them, for huge evil will be conducted if they shouldst.
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