Glossary

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la
label
labour
laboured
labouring
laboursome
lace
lack
lackey
lack-linen
lack-lustre
lad
ladder-tackle
lade
lading
lady
lady-smock
lag
lagging
lakin
lam-damn
lame
lamely
lamentable
lamentably
lamp
lampass
lance
lanch
land
land-damn
landed
land-fish
landman
land-service
lane
languish
languishment
languor
lank
lank-lean
lantern
lanthorn
lap
lapse
lapsing
lapwing
lard
larder
large
large-handed
largely
largess
lark's-heels
larum
larum-bell
lash
lass-lorn
last
lasting
lastly
latch
late
lated
lately
late-sacked
latest
late-walking
lath
latten
latter
latter day
latter-born
lattice
laud
laughter
launch
laund
launder
laundry
laurel
laus
lave
lavish
lavishly
lavolt
law
lawful
lawn
lay
lay a
layer-up
laying on
lazar
lazar-like
lea
lead
leaden
leading
leaf
league
leaguer
leak
leaked
leaking
lean
lean a
lean-looked
leap
leaping-house
learn
learned
learning
lease, out by
leash
leasing
least
leather-coat
leathern
leathern-jerkin
leave
leave a
leaven
leavened
leavening
leavy
lecher
lecture
lee
leech
leer
lees
leese
leet
leg
legate
legatine
lege
legend
legerity
legion
legitimation
leisure
leman
lend
lending
length
lengthened
lenity
lenten
l'envoy
leperous
lesson
lest
let
let a
lethargy
lethe
Lethe'd
letter
lettered
level
levelled
leviathan
levied
levity
levy
lewd
lewdly
lewdness
lewdster
lewd-tongued
liable
libbard
libel
liberal
liberal arts
liberal-conceited
libertine
liberty
licence
lictor
lid
lie
lie a
lie b
lief
liege
liegeman
lieger
lieu
lieutenantry
life
lifelings
life-rendering
lifter
lifting up
liggens
light
lighten
light-foot
lightless
lightly
lightness
like
like a
likelihood
likely
likeness
liking
lily
lily-tincture
limb
limbeck
limber
limb-meal
limbo
limbo patrum
lime
limed
limekiln
lime-twig
limit
limitation
limited
limiter
limn
limned
line
line a
lineal
lineament
lined
line-grove
linen
ling
linger
lingering
lining
link
linsey-woolsey
linstock
lip
Lipsbury
liquor
liquorish
lisp
list
listen
lither
litigious
litter
little
little-seeming
live
liveless
livelihood
lively
liver
livery
living
lo
loach
load
loaden
loathly
loathness
lob
lobby
lock
lockram
locust
lodestar
lodge
lodged
lodging
loggats
loggerhead
logger-headed
loiterer
loll
loneliness
lonely
long
longing
long-ingraffed
longly
long-staff
long-tongued
loo
loof
look
loon
loop
looped
loose
loose a
loose-bodied
loosely
loose-wived
lop
lord
lording
lordship
lose
losel
losing
loss
lost
lot
lottery
loud
lour
louring
louse
lousy
lout
love
love-book
love-day
love-feat
love-lay
lovely
love-prate
lover
lovered
loveshaft
love-shaked
love-springs
love-suit
loving
low
low country
low-crooked
lower
lowering
lowliness
lowly
lown
lowness
low-spirited
loyal
lozel
lubber
lubberly
luce
lucky
lucre
luggage
lugged
lull
lumpish
lunatic
lune
lurch
lure
lurk
lust
lust-breathed
lust-dieted
lustful
lustihood
lustily
lustique
lustre
lusty
lux
luxurious
luxuriously
luxury
lym
like as (conj.) 2like-minded, harmonious
like as (conj.) 2just as
like of (v.)  admire, enjoy, derive pleasure from
like, the  the same
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AC I.iii.8 [Charmian to Cleopatra, of antony] if you did love him dearly, / You do not hold the method to enforce / The like from him
AC III.vi.37 [Caesar to Maecenas and Agrippa, of sharing in Antony's conquests] I / Demand the like
AC V.ii.348 [Dolabella to all, of Cleopatra] Here, on her breast, / There is a vent of blood, and something blown; / The like is on her arm
AYL V.iv.53 [Touchstone to Duke Senior, responding to his compliment] God 'ild you, sir, I desire you of the like
Cor I.iv.45 [Coriolanus to Soldiers, of entering the city] Mark me, and do the like
Cor IV.vi.51 [Menenius to Brutus, of the Volscians being in arms] three examples of the like hath been / Within my age
E3 III.iv.62 [King Edward to all] Let Edward be delivered by our hands, / And still in danger he'll expect the like
1H4 II.iv.301 [Peto to Prince Hal, of Falstaff's sword] he hacked it with his dagger ... and persuaded us to do the like
1H6 II.iii.37 [Countess to Talbot] in my gallery thy picture hangs; / But now the substance shall endure the like
1H6 II.v.50 [Richard to Mortimer, of Somerset] [he] did upbraid me with my father's death; / Which obloquy set bars before my tongue, / Else with the like I had requited him
1H6 IV.v.50 [John to Talbot] Stay, go, do what you will--the like do I
JC IV.ii.50 [Brutus to Lucius, of moving the soldiers away from where Brutus and Cassius are] do you the like
KL III.vii.10 [Cornwall to Edmund] Advise the Duke where you are going to a most festinate preparation; we are bound to the like
MA V.i.31 [Leonato to Antonio] 'tis ... no man's virtue nor sufficiency / To be so moral when he shall endure / The like himself
Mac II.i.30 [Banquo to Macbeth, responding to his ‘good repose the while’] Thanks, sir; the like to you
Mac III.iv.17 [Macbeth to Murderers, of killing Banquo] he's good that did the like for Fleance
Mac IV.iii.193 [Ross to Macduff, of Malcolm's news] Would I could answer / This comfort with the like
MM I.ii.186 [Lucio to Claudio, of Isabella being persuasive] I pray she may, as well for the encouragement of the like
MM IV.i.51 [disguised Duke to Isabella, of Mariana coming to do her good] I do desire the like
R2 IV.i.52 [Lord to Aumerle, of throwing down his gage] I task the earth to the like
R2 V.v.30 [Richard alone, of beggars] Bearing their own misfortunes on the back / Of such as have before endured the like
R3 II.i.11 [Hastings to all, of a compact of friendship] So thrive I as I truly swear the like!
TC V.viii.16 [Myrmidons to Achilles, of a trumpet call] The Trojan trumpets sound the like
Tem II.i.300 [Antonio to Sebastian] when I rear my hand, do you the like
TG II.iv.148 [Proteus to Valentine] When I was sick, you gave me bitter pills, / And I must minister the like to you
Tim III.iv.2 [Titus to First Varro's Servant, of being wished ‘Good morrow’] The like to you
Tit IV.i.110 [Marcus to Young Lucius, of fighting] Thy father hath full oft / For his ungrateful country done the like
Tit V.iii.44 [Titus to Saturninus, of using Virginius as a model] A pattern, precedent, and lively warrant / For me, most wretched, to perform the like
TN I.ii.21 [Viola to Captain, of Sebastian] Mine own escape unfoldeth to my hope, / Whereto thy speech serves for authority, / The like of him
TS III.ii.241 [Tranio as Lucentio to all, of Petruchio marrying Katherina] Of all mad matches never was the like
TS IV.i.165 [Nathaniel to Peter, of Petruchio's behaviour] didst ever see the like?
WT IV.iv.377 [Shepherd to Perdita, of Florizel] Say you the like to him?
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