(sho͝od′ĭst) or shouldst (sho͝odst)
aux.v. Archaic
A second person singular past tense of shall.
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Mong the motley-speckled fierce creatures, Shouldest rove, sinful-sound and fine-coloured, With longing lips smacking, Blessedly mocking, blessedly hellish, blessedly bloodthirsty, Robbing, skulking, lying--roving:--
This do and live what has the law of Moses done for thee that thou shouldest die for it?
Wherever snow falls or water flows or birds fly, wherever day and night meet in twilight, wherever the blue heaven is hung by clouds or sown with stars, wherever are forms with transparent boundaries, wherever are outlets into celestial space, wherever is danger, and awe, and love,--there is Beauty, plenteous as rain, shed for thee, and though thou shouldest walk the world over, thou shalt not be able to find a condition inopportune or ignoble.
Jesus saith unto her, Said I not unto thee that if thou wouldest believe, thou shouldest see the glory of God?
In all these things thou shouldest use all the diligence in thy power for the above- mentioned corporation of the Christians, that this our command may be fulfilled with all speed, so that in this also, through our kindness, thought may be taken for the common and public peace.
So now the LORD, the God of Israel, hath dispossessed the Amorites from before His people Israel, and shouldest thou possess them?
The centurion answered and said, Lord I am not worthy that thou shouldest come under my roof: but speak the word only and my servant shall be healed (.
Why, shouldest thou lose money, thou wilt be able to give money; or be it house, or slaves, or any other kind of possession, but for thy soul, if thou lose it, thou wilt have no other soul to give.
For thou also who counsellest me, diddest bethinke thee long, whether thou shouldest counsaile; how much more ought I to doe the like.
SHOULD SHOULDER looks so promising, but SHOULDEST doesn't deliver as a superlative.
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It was meer Grace that provided salvation," runs Hooker's application of Zachariah 4:7, "that revealed it, offered it; made thee able to receive it; therefore thou shouldest walk in the wonderment of this Grace and Mercy, all thy life long.