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a.1.Without limitation or end; boundless.
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I am not to you known, / Though in your state of honour I am perfect."); and IV.iii.50-55a (Malcolm: "It is myself I mean; in whom I know / All the particulars of vice so grafted, / That, when they shall be open'd, black Macbeth / Will seem as pure as snow; and the poor State / Esteem him as a lamb, being compar'd / With my confineless harms.") The two remaining instances of "state" (I.iv.25 and III.iv.5) make no such reference.