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- interj. Alternative spelling of prithee.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- interj. See prithee.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An obsolete spelling of prithee.
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‘“A plain leg of mutton, my Lucy, I prythee get ready at three; Have it tender, and smoking, and juicy, And what better meat can there be?”’ says Gray, quoting my favourite poet.
Get thee gone go ie good man, and suffer us to sleepe I prythee.
Thou knowest that I supt with thy Mistresse this night; but if our Sicilian kindred be so soone forgot, I prythee give mee my
Glaucus thus: O Glaucus, my friend, prythee attend to my behest.
I always doubted that horse of yours: prythee sell him, and let it be a present to me.
"I prythee that you will pardon me," said the knight, clutching his way along the bulwark.
Good dame, I prythee give each of these men a bottrine of wine or a jack of ale.
I prythee, therefore, that you will allow us to pass the remainder of the night under your roof. '
I prythee take the rush-bottomed chair, and do you, Jack, order the wine.
'I prythee do not bring him,' said I. 'I am one of a dissenting stock, and I see that there is a Bible in yonder recess.