2. Verb. (alternative spelling of couldest) ¹
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Definition of Couldst
1. can [v] - See also: can
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Literary usage of Couldst
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1868)
"couldst thou not watch with me 1 Lo, far in heaven the web of night undone, And on the sudden sea the gradual sun ; Wave to wave answers, tree responds to ..."
2. Folk Songs by John Williamson Palmer (1861)
"IF I HAD THOUGHT THOU couldst HAVE DIED. IF I had thought thou couldst have died, I might not weep for thee; But I forgot when by thy side, ..."
3. English Grammar on the Productive System: A Method of Instruction Recently by Roswell Chamberlain Smith (1857)
"Imp. Thou mightst, couldst, wouldst, Perf. Thou hast been. or shouldst be. Plup. Thou hadst been. Perf. Thou mayst, canst, or must 1 Put. ..."
4. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1858)
"Without the idea of beauty, couldst thon conceive a form in which to clothe a soul that has entered heaven ! Agreeable surprises are the perquisites of ..."