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After-wrath

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A'fter-wrath. n.s. [from after and wrath.] Anger when the provocation seems past.

                                I hear him mock
The luck of Cæsar, which the gods gave men
T' excuse their after-wrath.
Shakesp. Antony and Cleopatra.

Sources: Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra (57)

Attributes: Noun Substantive (1269)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "After-wrath." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: June 29, 2014. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=21386.


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