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  • I truste, Maddam, you wulde not let master cum to harme, if you knoed it, by any body who may pretend to be acquented with him: but for fere, I querid with myself if I shulde not tell him.

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • I can be put upon any sarvice to sarve your Honner, and to sarve my deerest younge lady; which God grant! for I begin to be affearde for her, hearing what peple talck — to be sure your Honner will not do her no harme, as a man may say.

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • At length hauing lost much by their theeuery, harme taught vs wisdome.

    The iournal of frier William de Rubruquis a French man of the order of the minorite friers, vnto the East parts of the worlde. An. Dom. 1253.

  • Cataie, and doeth great harme in the countrey when it ouerfloweth the bankes, or breaketh foorth of the chanell.

    The Journal of Friar Odoric

  • Gentleman payes well for it, and is worthy to have it: but see thou do thy selfe no harme good Husband.

    The Decameron

  • Harke Husband, I thinke our Guests are quarrelling together, I hope they will doe no harme to one another.

    The Decameron

  • No answere did hee make to that question, but humbly entreated (for charities sake) that hee would not doe him any harme.

    The Decameron

  • Gentleman remaining still in the Chamber, where he put on his garments, awaiting to see the issue of this businesse, and verily intending to act severe revenge on his betrayers, if any harme were done to Isabella, and afterward to take her thence away with him, as meaning to make her amends by marriage.

    The Decameron

  • Calandrino being in this pittifull perplexity, stood like one neither alive nor dead, nor daring to use any resistance against her; but fell on his knees before his Wife, holding up his hands for mercy, and entreating her (for charities sake) not to torment him any more: for he had committed no harme at all, and the

    The Decameron

  • Chamber, and he having no other refuge, opened a large Casement, standing directly over the great gulfe or River, and presently leapt into the water; which being deepe, and he skilfull in swimming, he had no other harme by his fall, albeit the sodaine affright did much perplex him.

    The Decameron

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