prejudicate

prejudicate

(prɪˈdʒuːdɪˌkeɪt)
vb (tr)
to judge beforehand
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To hear a tale with ears prejudicate, It spoils the judgment, and corrupts the sense: That human error, given to every state, Is greater enemy to innocence.
The Chorus, then, seems to apprehend the insufficiency of authoritarian interpretation to realize textual truth, and it further suggests that such deterministic reading has direct and pernicious consequences: "Foolish, heady, rash" and "unjust" actions, we are told, derive from information received with "ears prejudicate.
Foxe hedges a bit on this, however, "Albeit herein I do not prejudicate to any mans opinion, but that every man may abounde in his owne sense" (872).