Generally all warlike people are a little idle, and love danger better than travail (= work); neither must they be too much broken of it, if they shall be preserved in vigour. Bacon, E s., XXIX, 87. (Observe that the Dutch has zuilen in this function.)
to be as a volition-expressing verb, representing an action or state as influenced by an arrangement or a leading of Providence, etc. (Ch. I, 28).
It is so; the count Claudio shall marry the daughter of Leonato. Shak, Much ad o, I, 1, 262.
Indeed, they say the senators to-morrow | Mean to establish Caesar as a king; | And he shall wear his crown by sea and land. id, Jul. Caes., I, 3, 87.
I whipt me behind the arras; and there heard it agreed upon that the prince should woo Hero for himself, and, having obtained her, give her to Count Claudio. id, Much a d o, I, 3, 63.
to be certain (or sure).
If you much note him, | You shall offend him. Shak, Macb., III, 4, 36. Our son shall win. id, H a m 1, V, 2, 29S.
Let good Antonio look he keep his day, | Or he shall pay for this. id, Merch. of Ven., II, 8, 25.
He that questioneth much shall learn much. Bacon, Es.1)
will, expressing willingness to perform a command or request
(Ch. I, 47, c).
"Coilect them all together at my tent: I'll before thee." — "I shall do't, my lord." Shak, Henry V, IV, 1, 305.
"Go forth, Agrippa, and begin the fight: | Our willisAntonybetookalive; | Make it so known." — "Caesar, I shall." id, Ant. and Cleop., IV, 6, 3. "Brothers both, | Commend me to the princes in our camp; | Do my good morrow to them, and anon | Desire them all to my pavïlion." — "We shall, my liege." id, Henry V, IV, 1, 28.
Thus also when a person speaks of himself in the third person. "Effect it with some care that he may prove | More fond on her than she upon her love: | And look thou meet me ere the first cock crow." — "Fear not, my lord, your servant shall do so." id, M i d s, II, 1, 268.
will expressing that an action or state is of common occurrence (Ch. I, 55, a).
Look, what is done cannot be now amended: | Men shall deal unadvisedly sometimes, | Which after hours give leisure torepent. Shak, Rich. III, IV,4,292. You shall mark | Many a duteous and knee-crooking knave,-1 That, doting on his own obsequious bondage, | Wears out his time, much like his master's ass, | For nought but provender, and when he's old, cashier'd. id, Othello, I, 1, 45,
To see, now, how a jest shall come about! id, Rom. and Jul, I, 3, 45. Sureiy a man shall see the noblest works and foundations have proceeded from childless men. Bacon, E s, VII, 18.
A man shall see, where there is a house full of children, one or two of the eldest respected, and the youngest made wantons. ib.
Franz, Shak. Gram.2, § 611.