Definitions for wouldst

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  1. wouldst(Verb)

    Second-person singular simple past form of will.

    Wouldst thou be so kind to tell me thy name, my good sir?

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Benjamin Franklin:

    If you wouldst live long, live well, for folly and wickedness shorten life.

  2. Marcus Aurelius Antoninus:

    'Let thine occupations be few,' saith the sage, 'if thou wouldst lead a tranquil life.'

  3. Magha:

    Two sources of success are known: wisdom and effort; make them both thine own, if thou wouldst haply rise.

  4. Mahabharata:

    Such deeds as thou with fear and grief Wouldst, on a sick-bed laid, recall, In youth and health eschew them all, Remembering life is frail and brief.

  5. Francis Quarles:

    The way to subject all things to thyself is to subject thyself to reason; thou shalt govern many if reason govern thee. Wouldst thou be a monarch of a little world, command thyself.

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