Glossary

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idiot
idle
idle-headed
idleness
idly
if
ignis
ignobly
ignomy
ignorance
ignorant
ild
ill
ill-annexed
ill-beseeming
ill-boding
ill-breeding
ill-composed
ill-dispersing
ill-disposed
ill-divining
ill-erected
ill-favoured
ill-favouredly
ill-inhabited
ill-left
illness
ill-nurtured
ill-roasted
ill-rooted
ill-seeming
ill-sheathed
ill-sorted
ill-spirited
ill-ta'en
ill-tempered
ill-tuned
illume
illusion
illustrate
illustrous
ill-uttering
ill-weaved
ill-well
ill-wresting
image
imagery
imaginary
imagination
imagine
imagined
imbar
imbecility
imbrue
imitation
immanity
immask
immaterial
immediacy
immediate
immediately
imminence
immodest
immoment
immure
immured
imp
impaint
impair
impale
impall
impannel
impart
impartial
impartment
impasted
impatience
impatient
impawn
impeach
impeachment
impediment
imperator
imperceiverant
imperfect
imperial
imperious
imperiously
imperseverant
impertinency
impertinent
impetticoat
impious
impiteous
impleached
implement
implorator
imply
import
importance
importancy
important
importantly
importing
importless
importment
importunacy
importunate
importune
importuned
importunity
impose
imposition
impossible
imposthume
imposture
impotence
impotent
imprese
impress
impressed
impression
impressure
imprimis
improper
improve
improvident
impudency
impudent
impugn
imputation
impute
in
in a
in b
in c
in capite
in hac
in terram
in via
in-a-door
inaidible
incaged
incapable
incardinate
incarnadine
incarnation
incense
incensed
incensement
incensing
incertain
incertainty
incessantly
inch
incharitable
inch-meal
incidency
incident
incision
incite
incivil
inclination
incline
inclining
inclip
include
inclusive
income
incomprehensible
inconsiderate
incontinence
incontinency
incontinent
incontinently
inconvenience
inconvenient
incony
incorporal
incorporate
incorpsed
incorrect
increase
increaseful
incredulous
Ind
indent
indented
indenture
index
Indian
indict
indictment
indifferency
indifferent
indifferently
indigest
indigested
indign
indirect
indirection
indirectly
indiscretion
indisposition
indistinguishable
indistinguished
indite
individable
indrenched
indubitate
induce
inducement
induction
indue
indued
indurance
indurate
industrious
industriously
industry
inequality
inevitable
inexecrable
inexorable
infallible
infallibly
infamonize
infamy
infant
infect
infected
infection
infer
infest
infinite
infinitive
infirmity
infix
infixed
inflame
inflamed
inflammation
inflict
infliction
infold
inform
informal
information
infortunate
infuse
infusion
ingaged
ingener
ingenious
ingeniously
inglorious
ingot
ingraft
ingrafted
ingrate
ingrateful
ingratitude
ingredience
inhabit
inhabitable
inhearse
inhearsed
inherent
inherit
inheritance
inheritor
inheritrix
inhibited
inhibition
inhooped
iniquity
initiate
injoint
injunction
injurious
injury
inkhorn
inkle
inland
inlay
inly
innocency
innocent
innovation
innovator
innumerable
inobled
inoculate
inordinate
inquire
inquisition
inquisitive
insane
insanie
insatiate
insconce
inscroll
insculp
insculpture
inseemed
insense
insensible
inseparate
insert again
inshell
inship
insinewed
insinuate
insinuating
insinuation
insisture
insociable
insolence
insolent
insomuch
inspiration
inspired
instalment
instance
instant
instantly
instate
insteeped
instinct
institute
institution
instruction
instrument
insubstantial
insufficience
insult
insulter
insulting
insultment
insuppressive
inteemable
integer
integrity
intellect
intellectual
intelligence
intelligencer
intelligencing
intelligent
intemperance
intemperate
intemperature
intenable
intend
intended
intendment
intent
intention
intentively
intercept
intercession
interchange
interchangeably
interchangement
interdict
interdiction
interess
interest
interim
interjoin
interlace
interlude
intermission
intermissive
intermit
interpret
interpretation
interpreter
interrogatory
interruption
intertangled
intertissued
intervallum
interview
intestate
intestine
intil
intimate
intimation
intitle
intitule
into
intolerable
intrate
intreasured
intreat
intrench
intrenchant
intrinse
intrinsicate
intrusion
inundation
inure
inurn
invectively
invent
invention
inventorially
inventory
invest
investments
inveterate
invised
invisible
inviting
invitis
invocate
invocation
inward
inwardness
ipso facto
ira
ireful
irk
irksome
iron
iron-witted
irreconciled
irrecoverable
irregular
irregulous
irremovable
irresolute
issue
issueless
itching palm
item
iterance
iteration
ivory
iwis
issue (n.) 1child(ren), offspring, family, descendant
issue (n.) 2outcome, result, consequence(s)
issue (n.) 3yield, product, result
issue (n.) 4action, deed, proceeding
issue (v.) 1descend, born
issue (v.) 2come forth, sally out
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AC III.vi.7 [Caesar to Maecenas, of Antony and Cleopatra] all the unlawful issue that their lust ... hath made between them
AW I.iii.25 [Clown to Countess] I think I shall never have the blessing of God till I have issue o'my body
AW V.iii.197 [Countess to King, of a jewel] Conferred by testament to th'sequent issue
Cor I.iii.21 [Volumnia to Virgilia, of Martius] his good report should have been my son; I therein would have found issue
Cor IV.iv.22 [Coriolanus alone] fellest foes ... shall grow dear friends / And interjoin their issues
Cym I.i.37 [First Gentleman to Second Gentleman, of Posthumus' father] Then old, and fond of issue
Cym V.v.331 [Belarius to Cymbeline, of Guiderius and Arviragus] They are the issue of your loins
Cym V.v.458 [Soothsayer to all, of Guiderius and Arviragus] whose issue / Promises Britain peace and plenty
E3 I.i.9 [Artois to King Edward, of Phillip le Beau] Three sons of his ... died and left no issue of their loins
E3 IV.iv.23 [Audley to Prince Edward] Philip, the younger issue of the king
2H4 V.ii.14 [Warwick to all] Here come the heavy issue of dead Harry
H5 V.ii.341 [French King to King Henry, of Katherine] from her blood raise up / Issue to me
1H6 II.v.94 [Mortimer to Richard] thou seest that I no issue have
1H6 V.v.72 [Suffolk to King, of Margaret] Her valiant courage and undaunted spirit ... / Will answer our hope in issue of a king
2H6 II.ii.32 [York to Salisbury and Warwick] The issue of the next son should have reigned
2H6 II.ii.35 [York to Salisbury and Warwick] The third son, Duke of Clarence, from whose line / I claim the crown, had issue Philippe, a daughter
2H6 II.ii.51 [York to Salisbury and Warwick] So, if the issue of the elder son / Succeed before the younger, I am king
3H6 II.ii.22 [Clifford to King, of York] He, but a duke, would have his son a king, / And raise his issue like a loving sire
3H6 III.ii.131 [Richard alone, of the succession] Clarence, Henry, and his son young Edward, / And all the unlooked-for issue of their bodies
H8 I.ii.134 [Surveyor to King Henry] if the King / Should without issue die
H8 II.iv.192 [King Henry to all, of the Queen] her male issue / Or died where they were made, or shortly after / This world had aired them
H8 II.iv.198 [King Henry to all] I weighed the danger which my realms stood in / By this my issue's fail
H8 III.ii.291 [Surrey to Norfolk] As you respect the common good, the state / Of our despised nobility, our issues
JC III.ii.138 [Antony to Plebeians, of a hair from Caesar's head] Bequeathing it as a rich legacy / Unto their issue
KJ I.i.257 [Lady Faulconbridge to Bastard] Thou art the issue of my dear offence
KJ II.i.186 [Constance to King John, of Queen Eleanor] God hath made her sin and her the plague / On this removed issue
KL I.i.16 [Kent to Gloucester] I cannot wish the fault undone, the issue of it being so proper
KL I.i.66 [Lear to Gonerill, of giving her and Albany a third of his kingdom] To thine and Albany's issues / Be this perpetual
KL I.ii.9 [Edmund alone] my shape [is] as true, / As honest madam's issue
KL IV.iii.35 [disguised Kent to Gentleman, of Lear's daughters] The stars above us govern our conditions. / Else one self mate and make could not beget / Such different issues
Luc 37 [of Collatine and Tarquin] Perchance his boast of Lucrece' sovereignty / Suggested this proud issue of a king
Luc 522 [Tarquin to Lucrece] Thy issue blurred with nameless bastardy
MA IV.i.130 [Leonato to all] Why had I not with charitable hand / Took up a beggar's issue at my gates
Mac III.i.64 [Macbeth alone] For Banquo's issue have I filed my mind
Mac III.i.88 [Macbeth to Murderers, of Banquo] Are you so gospelled, / To pray for this good man and for his issue
Mac IV.i.86 [Macbeth to Witches, of the vision] What is this / That rises like the issue of a king
Mac IV.i.102 [Macbeth to Witches] shall Banquo's issue ever / Reign in this kingdom?
Mac IV.iii.107 [Macduff to Malcolm] the truest issue of thy throne / By his own interdiction stands accused
MND V.i.395 [Oberon to all] To the best bride bed will we, / Which by us shall blessed be; / And the issue there create / Ever shall be fortunate
MV II.iv.37 [Lorenzo to Gratiano, of Jessica] she is issue to a faithless Jew
Per I.ii.73 [Pericles to Helicanus] I sought the purchase of a glorious beauty, / From whence an issue I might propagate
R2 I.iii.20 [Mowbray to King Richard] to defend my loyalty and truth / To God, my King, and my succeeding issue
R3 I.i.57 [Clarence to Richard, of King Edward] a wizard told him that by G / His issue disinherited should be
R3 I.iii.231 [Queen Margaret to Richard] Thou loathed issue of thy father's loins!
R3 III.v.89 [Richard to Buckingham] My princely father, then had wars in France, / And by true computation of the time / Found that the issue was not his begot
R3 IV.iv.57 [Queen Margaret to Duchess of York] this carnal cur / Preys on the issue of his mother's body
R3 IV.iv.296 [King Richard to Queen Elizabeth] If I have killed the issue of your womb, / To quicken your increase I will beget / Mine issue of your blood upon your daughter
R3 V.iii.124 [Ghost of Prince Edward to Richmond] King Henry's issue, Richmond, comforts thee
Sonn 13.8 [] your sweet issue your sweet form should bear
Tit IV.ii.65 [Aaron to Nurse] A joyful issue [pun: sense 2]
Tit V.iii.120 [Marcus to all, of a baby] The issue of an irreligious Moor
Tem IV.i.24 [Ferdinand to Prospero] I hope / For quiet days, fair issue, and long life
Tem IV.i.104 [Juno to Ceres, of Ferdinand and Miranda] Go with me / To bless this twain, that they may prosperous be / And honoured in their issue
Tem V.i.205 [Gonzalo to all] Was Milan thrust from Milan that his issue / Should become kings of Naples?
Tim IV.iii.368 [Timon to Apemantus] Away, thou issue of a mangy dog!
TNK II.i.86 [Arcite to Palamon] no issue know us
Ven 1178 [Venus to a flower] Sweet issue of a more sweet-smelling sire
WT II.i.150 [Antigonus to Leontes, of his daughters ] I had rather glib myself than they / Should not produce fair issue
WT II.iii.93 [Leontes to Paulina, of Perdita] This brat is none of mine: / It is the issue of Polixenes
WT II.iii.192 [Leontes to all] I'll not rear / Another's issue
WT III.iii.42 [Antigonus alone, of the baby] this being indeed the issue / Of King Polixenes
WT IV.ii.26 [Polixenes to Camillo] Kings are no less unhappy, their issue not being gracious, than they are in losing them when they have approved their virtues
WT V.i.27 [Dion to all] What dangers by his highness' fail of issue / May drop upon his kingdom
WT V.i.46 [Paulina to Leontes] Care not for issue