couldest

could·est

 (ko͝od′ĭst) or couldst (ko͝odst)
aux.v. Archaic
A second person singular past tense of can1.
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beggar as follows: "If thou couldest but wish, stranger, to sit
Then said Antonius: o noble Eros, I thanke thee for this, and it is valiantly done of thee, to shew me what I should do to my selfe, which thou couldest not do for me.
If thou couldest but wish, stranger, to sit here in my halls and give me joy, sleep should never be shed over my eyelids.
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