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Definition of Thou


  1. The second personal pronoun, in the singular number, denoting the person addressed; thyself; the pronoun which is used in addressing persons in the solemn or poetical style.
  2. To address as thou, esp. to do so in order to treat with insolent familiarity or contempt.
  3. To use the words thou and thee in discourse after the manner of the Friends.

Thou Quotations

To thine own self be true, and it must follow, as the night the day, thou canst not then be false to any man.
William Shakespeare

The hours I spend with you I look upon as sort of a perfumed garden, a dim twilight, and a fountain singing to it. You and you alone make me feel that I am alive. Other men it is said have seen angels, but I have seen thee and thou art enough.
George Edward Moore

Be thou the rainbow in the storms of life. The evening beam that smiles the clouds away, and tints tomorrow with prophetic ray.
Lord Byron

Be slow to fall into friendship; but when thou art in, continue firm and constant.

Look within. Within is the fountain of good, and it will ever bubble up, if thou wilt ever dig.
Marcus Aurelius
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Thou Translations

thou in Afrikaans is jou, jy
thou in Danish is du
thou in Dutch is je, jij, jou
thou in French is tu
thou in German is du
thou in Hungarian is te
thou in Italian is tu
thou in Portuguese is tu

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