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  • verb Alternative spelling of shouldest.

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Examples

  • But thou should'st pardon all, who, in youth's impetuous heat, speak idle words of thee; make as though thou hearest not, for gods must needs be wiser than the sons of men.

    Hippolytus

  • And is it possible that thou should'st grieve for such a Wretch as him?

    The Amours of Bosvil and Galesia

  • And is it possible that thou should'st grieve for such a Wretch as him?

    The Amours of Bosvil and Galesia

  • But thou should'st pardon all, who, in youth's impetuous heat, speak idle words of thee; make as though thou hearest not, for gods must needs be wiser than the sons of men.

    Hippolytus

  • And anon there appeared the Sangreal unto the white knights, but thou was so feeble of good belief and faith that thou mightest not abide it for all the teaching of the good man, but anon thou turnest to the sinners, and that caused thy misadventure that thou should'st know good from evil and vain glory of the world, the which is not worth a pear.

    Chronicle and Romance (The Harvard Classics Series)

  • Wills that with Him thou should'st henceforth dwell,

    The Poetical Works of Mrs. Leprohon

  • Thou should'st have known, I never could be guilty.

    The Mirror of Taste, and Dramatic Censor, Vol. I, No. 5, May 1810

  • And, O Ferdiad, "said Cuchulain," it were fitter for me to bid thee welcome than that thou should'st welcome me; for it is thou that art come to the land and province wherein I dwell; and it is not fitting for thee to come to contend and do battle with me, but it were fitter for me to go to contend and do battle with thee.

    The Ancient Irish Epic Tale Táin Bó Cúalnge

  • And should that break too -- should'st thou e'er deceive me --

    The Mirror of Taste, and Dramatic Censor, Vol. I, No. 5, May 1810

  • The old lady opened her bag -- "There is sixpence for thee to get some food with," she said kindly, "and try and remember another time, friend, that if thee art poor thyself there is the greater reason why thee should'st feel for others who are poor likewise."

    Little Folks (November 1884) A Magazine for the Young

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