methinks(t), methought(s) (v.)
it seems /seemed to me
1H4 III.i.92 [Hotspur to all] Methinks my moiety, north from Burton here, / In quantity equals not one of yours
1H4 IV.ii.66 [Westmorland to Falstaff, of Falstaff's soldiers] methinks they are exceeding poor and bare
1H6 I.ii.118 [Reignier to Alen??on] My lord, methinks, is very long in talk
1H6 I.ii.48 [Bastard to Charles] Methinks your looks are sad
1H6 II.v.99 [Richard to Mortimer] But yet methinks my father's execution / Was nothing less than bloody tyranny
1H6 III.i.54 [Somerset to all, of Winchester] Methinks my lord should be religious
1H6 III.ii.97 [Bedford to all] Methinks I should revive the soldiers' hearts
1H6 IV.i.128 [Gloucester to all, of Vernon and Basset] And you, my lords, methinks you do not well / To bear with their perverse objections
1H6 IV.i.175 [Warwick to Richard] the King / Prettily, methought, did play the orator
1H6 V.iii.165 [Suffolk to himself, of wooing Margaret] methinks I could be well content / To be mine own attorney in this case
2H4 .II.iv.205 [Hostess to Falstaff, of Pistol] Methought 'a made a shrewd thrust at your belly
2H4 II.ii.77 [Page to Prince Henry, of Bardolph] methought he had made two holes in the ale-wife's petticoat
2H4 II.iv.22 [Hostess to Doll] methinks now you are in an excellent good temperality
2H6 I.i.230 [York alone] Methinks the realms of England, France, and Ireland / Bear that proportion to my flesh and blood / As did the fatal brand Althaea burnt / Unto the Prince's heart of Calydon
2H6 I.ii.25 [Gloucester to Duchess] Methought this staff, mine office-badge in court, / Was broke in twain
2H6 I.ii.36 [Duchess to Gloucester] Methought I sat in seat of majesty
2H6 I.iii.6 [Peter to Petitioners, of the Lord Protector] Here a' comes, methinks, and the Queen with him
2H6 I.iv.54 [York to Buckingham, of the Duchess] methinks you watched her well
2H6 II.iv.30 [Duchess to Gloucester] Methinks I should not thus be led along, / Mailed up in shame
2H6 IV.ii.58 [Dick to other rebels, of Cade] methinks he should stand in fear of fire
2H6 IV.viii.43 [Clifford to rebels, of the French] Methinks already in this civil broil / I see them lording it in London streets
3H6 I.i.113 [Richard to King, of Henry being too young to be blamed for losing France] You are old enough now, and yet, methinks, you lose
3H6 II.i.13 [Richard to Edward, of York] Methought he bore him in the thickest troop
3H6 II.i.185 [Richard to Warwick] now methinks I hear great Warwick speak
3H6 II.i.20 [Richard to Edward, of York] Methinks 'tis prize enough to be his son
3H6 II.i.6 [Edward to Richard, of York] had he 'scaped, methinks we should have heard
3H6 II.v.100 [King to himself, of the dead son and father] The one his purple blood right well resembles; / The other his pale cheeks, methinks, presenteth
3H6 II.v.21 [] King alone] Methinks it were a happy life / To be no better than a homely swain
3H6 III.iii.91 [Warwick to Oxford, of losing lands in France] Methinks these peers of France should smile at that
3H6 IV.i.51 [Richard to Edward] And yet methinks your grace hath not done well / To give the heir and daughter of Lord Scales / Unto the brother of your loving bride
3H6 IV.viii.35 [King to Exeter] Methinks the power that Edward hath in field / Should not be able to encounter mine
3H6 V.iv.39 [Prince to all, of the Queen] Methinks a woman of this valiant spirit / Should, if a coward heard her speak these words, / Infuse his breast with magnanimity
AC I.iii.6 [Charmian to Cleopatra, of Antony] Madam, methinks, if you did love him dearly
AC III.iii.39 [Cleopatra to Charmian, of the Messenger's description of Octavia] Why, methinks, by him, / This creature's no such thing
AC V.ii.282 [Cleopatra to Iras] methinks I hear / Antony call
AW I.ii.53 [King to all, of Bertram's father] Methinks I hear him now
AW I.iii.136 [Countess to Helena] When I said ‘a mother’, / Methought you saw a serpent
AW II.i.175 [King to Helena] Methinks in thee some blessed spirit doth speak
AW V.iii.199 [King to Diana, of a witness] Methought you said / You saw one here in court
AYL II.v.25 [Jaques to Amiens] when a man thanks me heartily, methinks I have given him a penny and he renders me the beggarly thanks
AYL V.iv.29 [Orlando to Duke Senior, of Rosalind as Ganymede] the first time that I ever saw him / Methought he was a brother to your daughter
CE I.ii.66 [Dromio of Ephesus to Antipholus of Syracuse] Methinks your maw, like mine, should be your clock
CE IV.iv.151 [Dromio of Syracuse to Antipholus of Syracuse, of the Ephesians] Methinks they are such a gentle nation
CE V.i.418 [Dromio of Ephesus to Dromio of Syracuse] Methinks you are my glass, and not my brother
Cor I.iii.30 [Volumnia to Virgilia] Methinks I hear hither your husband's drum
Cor I.iii.33 [Volumnia to Virgilia, of Martius] Methinks I see him stamp thus
Cor [Cominius to Messenger] Though thou speak'st truth, / Methinks thou speak'st not well
Cor II.iii.151 [Sicinius to Brutus, of Coriolanus and the consulship] He has it now, and by his looks methink / 'Tis warm at's heart
Cor IV.v.160 [Second Servingman to First Servingman, of Coriolanus] He had, sir, a kind of face, methought--I cannot tell how to term it
Cym III.iv.49 [Innogen to Pisanio, as if to Iachimo] Thou then look'dst like a villain: now, methinks, / Thy favour's good enough
Cym V.v.209 [Iachimo to Cymbeline, of Posthumus] Methinks I see him now
Cym V.v.427 [Posthumus to Lucius] as I slept, methought / Great Jupiter, upon his eagle backed, / Appeared to me
E3 II.i.36 [King Edward to Lodowick, of the Countess] When she would talk of peace, methinks her tongue / Commanded war to prison
E3 III.ii.74 [Third Frenchman to all, of the English] Methinks I hear their drums
E3 III.iv.70 [King Edward to all] methinks I hear The dismal charge of trumpets' loud retreat
H16 IV.vii.27 [Talbot to himself, of John Talbot] He smiles, methinks, as who should say / ‘Had Death been French, then Death had died today’
H4 I.iii.199 [Hotspur to Worcester and Northumberland] methinks it were an easy leap / To pluck bright honour from the pale-faced moon
H5 II.ii.141 [King Henry to Scroop] this revolt of thine, methinks, is like / Another fall of man
H5 III.vii.47 [Constable to Dauphin] methought yesterday your mistress shrewdly shook your back
H5 IV.i.123 [disguised King Henry to all] Methinks I could not die anywhere so contented as in the King's company
H5 IV.iii.32 [King Henry to Westmorland] I would not lose so great an honour / As one man more methinks would share from me / For the best hope I have
H8 II.iv.186 [King Henry to all] methought / I stood not in the smile of heaven
H8 III.ii.297 [Wolsey to all, of Surrey] How much, methinks, I could despise this man
H8 III.ii.387 [Wolsey to Cromwell] I am able now, methinks ... / To endure more miseries
H8 IV.ii.4 [Katherine to Griffith] now, methinks, I feel a little ease
H8 V.i.23 [Lovell to Gardiner] Methinks I could / Cry the amen
Ham I.ii.184 [Hamlet to Horatio] My father--methinks I see my father
Ham I.v.58 [Ghost to Hamlet] But soft, methinks I scent the morning air
Ham III.ii.240 [Gertrude to Hamlet] The lady doth protest too much, methinks
Ham III.ii.386 [Hamlet to Polonius, of the shape of a cloud] Methinks it is like a weasel
Ham V.i.62 [First Clown singing] Methought it was very sweet
Ham V.ii.5 [Hamlet to Horatio] Methought I lay / Worse than the mutines in the bilboes
Ham V.ii.98 [Hamlet to Osrick, of the weather] But yet methinks it is very sultry and hot for my complexion
Ham.I.ii.215 [Horatio to Hamlet, of the Ghost] once methought / It lifted up it head and did address / Itself to motion like as it would speak
JC III.ii.109 [First Plebeian to all, of Antony] Methinks there is much reason in his sayings
JC IV.iii.182 [Messala to Brutus, of not hearing about Portia] That, methinks, is strange
KJ III.iv.169 [Cardinal Pandulph to Lewis the Dauphin] Methinks I see this hurly all on foot
KJ IV.i.13 [Arthur to Hubert] Methinks nobody should be sad but I
KJ IV.iii.140 [Bastard to Hubert] I am amazed, methinks, and lose my way / Among the thorns and dangers of this world
KJ V.ii.64 [Lewis the Dauphin to all, of hearing a trumpet] And even there, methinks, an angel spake
KJ V.v.1 [Lewis the Dauphin to all] The sun of heaven, methought, was loath to set
KL [disguised Edgar to blind Gloucester, of someone halfway down a cliff] Methinks he seems no bigger than his head
KL [disguised Edgar to blind Gloucester] Far off methinks I hear the beaten drum
KL [blind Gloucester to disguised Edgar] Methinks the ground is even
KL [disguised Edgar to blind Gloucester, of Gloucester's guide] As I stood here below methought his eyes / Were two full moons
KL [blind Gloucester to disguised Edgar] Methinks thy voice is altered
KL IV.vii.64 [Lear to Cordelia and Kent] Methinks I should know you, and know this man
KL V.iii.173 [Albany to Edgar] Methought thy very gait did prophesy / A royal nobleness
KL V.iii.63 [Regan to Albany] Methinks our pleasure might have been demanded / Ere you had spoke so far
LLL I.ii.62 [Armado to Mote] methinks I should outswear Cupid
LLL I.ii.84 [Armado to Mote, of green] to have a love of that colour, methinks Samson had small reason for it
LLL II.i.228 [Boyet to Princess, of the King] Methought all his senses were locked in his eye
LLL V.ii.783 [Princess to King, of agreeing to his love] A time, methinks, too short / To make a world-without-end bargain in
MA I.i.161 [Benedick to Claudio, of Hero] methinks she's too low for a high praise
MA III.ii.15 [Leonato to Benedick] methinks you are sadder
MA III.iv.38 [Beatrice to Hero, of speaking in a ‘sick tune’] I am out of all other tune, methinks
Mac II.ii.35 [Macbeth to Lady Macbeth] Methought I heard a voice cry, ‘Sleep no more!’
Mac IV.ii.70 [Messenger to Lady Macduff] To fright you thus methinks I am too savage
Mac V.v.34 [Messenger to Birnan] I look'd toward Birnan and anon methought / The wood began to move
MM IV.ii.114 [Provost to disguised Duke] Lord Angelo ... awakens me with this unwonted putting on - methinks strangely, for he hath not used it before
MM V.i.492 [Duke to all, of Angelo] Methinks I see a quickening in his eye
MND I.i.3 [Theseus to Hippolyta] O, methinks how slow / This old moon wanes!
MND II.ii.155 [Hermia alone] Methought a serpent ate my heart away
MND III.i.135 [Bottom to Titania, of her loving him] Methinks, mistress, you should have little reason for that
MND III.i.193 [Titania to Fairies] The moon methinks looks with a watery eye
MND IV.i.188 [Hermia to all] Methinks I see these things with parted eye
MND IV.i.206 [Bottom to all] Methought I was--there is no man can tell what
MND IV.i.24 [Bottom to Mustardseed] I must to the barber's ... for methinks I am marvellous hairy about the face
MND IV.i.32 [Bottom to Titania] Methinks I have a great desire to a bottle of hay
MND IV.i.76 [Titania to Oberon] Methought I was enamoured of an ass
MND V.i.179 [Theseus to all, of the players] The wall, methinks, being sensible, should curse again
MND V.i.308 [Hippolyta to all, of Thisbe's passion] Methinks she should not use a long one for such a Pyramus
MV I.iii.66 [Shylock to Antonio] Methought you said you neither lend nor borrow / Upon advantage
MV III.ii.125 [Bassanio to himself, of the eyes in a painting of Portia] Having made one, / Methinks it should have power to steal both his / And leave itself unfurnished
MV IV.i.430 [Portia as Balthasar to Bassanio, of his ring] I will have nothing else but only this, / And now methinks I have a mind to it
MV IV.i.436 [Portia as Balthasar to Bassanio] You taught me first to beg, and now methinks / You teach me how a beggar should be answered
MV V.i.100 [Portia to Nerissa, of music heard at night] Methinks it sounds much sweeter than by day
MV V.i.124 [Portia to Lorenzo] This night methinks is but the daylight sick
MV V.i.4 [Lorenzo to Jessica] Troilus methinks mounted the Troyan walls
MW IV.ii.191 [Mistress Ford to Mistress Page, of Ford beating disguised Falstaff] He beat him most unpitifully, methought
MW IV.ii.208 [Mistress Ford to Mistress Page, of their husbands and Falstaff] they'll have him publicly shamed, and methinks there would be no period to the jest
MW IV.iv.21 [Evans to Page, of Falstaff] Methinks there should be terrors in him, that he should not come
Oth II.i.5 [Montano to all] Methinks the wind does speak aloud at land
Oth II.iii.21 [Iago to Cassio, of Desdemona's eye] Methinks it sounds a parley to provocation
Oth V.ii.100 [Othello to himself] Methinks it should be now a huge eclipse / Of sun and moon
PassP XII.12 [] O, sweet shepherd, hie thee, / For methinks thou stays too long
R2 II.i.31 [John of Gaunt to all] Methinks I am a prophet new-inspired
R2 II.ii.9 [Queen Isabel to Bushy] Yet again methinks / Some unborn sorrow ripe in fortune's womb / Is coming towards me
R2 II.iii.116 [Bolingbroke to York] You are my father; for methinks in you / I see old Gaunt alive
R2 III.iii.54 [Bolingbroke to all] Methinks King Richard and myself should meet / With no less terror than the elements
R2 III.iii.91 [King Richard to Northumberland] Tell Bolingbroke - for yon methinks he stands
R3 I.iv.18 [Clarence to Keeper] Methought that Gloucester stumbled
R3 I.iv.65 [Keeper to Clarence, of Clarence's dream] I am afraid, methinks, to hear you tell it
R3 I.iv.9 [Clarence to Keeper] Methoughts that I had broken from the Tower
R3 II.iv.14 [York to Duchess of York, of growing like a weed] methinks, I would not grow so fast
R3 III.i.76 [Prince Edward to Richard] Methinks the truth should live from age to age
R3 V.iii.205 [King Richard alone] Methought the souls of all that I had murdered / Came to my tent
RJ III.v.55 [Juliet to Romeo] Methinks I see thee, now thou art so low, / As one dead in the bottom of a tomb
RJ IV.iii.28 [Juliet alone, of whether Friar Laurence has given her a poison] And yet methinks it should not
RJ IV.iii.55 [Juliet alone] Methinks I see my cousin's ghost / Seeking out Romeo
Sonn 104.11 [] your sweet hue, which methinks still doth stand
Sonn 14.2 [] Not from the stars do I my judgement pluck, / And yet methinks I have astronomy
Sonn 62.5 [] Methinks no face so gracious is as mine
TC II.iii.19 [Thersites alone, of the Neapolitan bone-ache] that, methinks, is the curse dependent on those that war for a placket
TC III.iii.90 [Achilles to Patroclus, of the lords] who do, methinks, find out / Something not worth in me such rich beholding / As they have often given
Tem II.i.210 [Antonio to Sebastian] methinks I see it in thy face, / What thou shouldst be
Tem II.i.274 [Sebastian to Antonio, responding to ‘Do you understand me’] Methinks I do
Tem II.i.71 [Gonzalo to all] Methinks our garments are now as fresh as when we put them on first in Afric
Tem III.ii.142 [Caliban to Stephano] The clouds methought would open, and show riches / Ready to drop upon me
Tem III.iii.98 [Alonso to all] Methought the billows spoke
TG I.i.41 [Valentine to Proteus] he that is so yoked by a fool, / Methinks should not be chronicled for wise
TG I.ii.90 [Lucetta to Julia, of the music in a letter] And yet methinks I do not like this tune
TG II.iv.201 [Proteus alone] Methinks my zeal to Valentine is cold
TG IV.ii.26 [Host to disguised Julia] methinks you're allycholly
TG IV.iv.76 [disguised Julia to Proteus, of Julia] methinks that she loved you as well / As you do love your lady Silvia
Tim I.i.76 [Painter to Poet, of what is in the painting] This throne, this Fortune, and this hill, methinks, / with one man beckoned from the rest below
Tim I.ii.104 [Timon to all] Mine eyes cannot hold out water, methinks
Tim I.ii.222 [Timon to all] Methinks I could deal kingdoms to my friends
Tim I.ii.239 [Apemantus to Timon] Methinks false hearts should never have sound legs.
Tim I.ii.43 [Apemantus to Timon] I wonder men dare trust themselves with men. / Methinks they should invite them without knives
Tim III.iv.76 [Lucius's Servant to Servilius, of Timon] Methinks he should the sooner pay his debts
Tim IV.iii.505 [Timon to Flavius] Methinks thou art more honest now than wise
Tit V.iii.115 [Lucius to all] methinks I do digress too much, / Citing my worthless praise
TN I.i.21 [Orsino to all, of Olivia] when mine eyes did see Olivia first, / Methought she purged the air of pestilence
TN I.iii.80 [Sir Andrew to Sir Toby] Methinks sometimes I have no more wit than a Christian or an ordinary man has
TN I.v.285 [Olivia alone, of Viola as Cesario] Methinks I feel this youth's perfections
TN II.ii.20 [Viola to herself, of Olivia] She made good view of me, indeed so much / That--methought--her eyes had lost her tongue
TN II.iv.4 [Orsino to all] That old and antique song we heard last night. / Methought it did relieve my passion much
TN III.i.123 [Olivia to Viola as Cesario] Why, then, methinks 'tis time to smile again
TN III.iv.353 [Antonio to all, of Sebastian] to his image, which methought did promise / Most venerable worth, did I devotion
TN III.iv.364 [Viola to herself, of Antonio] Methinks his words do from such passion fly / That he believes himself
TNK II.i.153 [Palamon to Arcite] 'Tis like a beast, methinks. I find the court here
TNK II.i.190 [Emilia to Woman] Of all flowers / Methinks a rose is best
TNK II.iv.21 [Emilia to Hippolyta, of disguised Arcite] His mother was a wondrous handsome woman; / His face methinks goes that way
TNK II.v.23 [Gaoler's Daughter alone] he has not thanked me ... / And that, methinks, is not so well
TNK [Palamon to Arcite] Methinks this armour's very like that, Arcite, / Thou worest that day the three kings fell, but lighter
TNK [Arcite to Palamon] Methought I heard a dreadful clap of thunder
TNK IV.i.10 [First Friend to Gaoler] the Duke / Methought stood staggering
TNK IV.i.86 [Wooer to all, of the Gaoler's Daughter] methought she appeared like the fair nymph / That feeds the lake with waters
TNK IV.ii.121 [Messenger to all, of a knight's freckles] Methinks, / Being so few and well disposed, they show / Great and fine art in Nature
TNK IV.ii.22 [Emilia alone] Fame and honour, / Methinks, from hence
TNK IV.ii.90 [Pirithous to Theseus, of the description of Arcite's knight] a great deal short, / Methinks, of him that's first with Palamon
TNK V.ii.25 [Gaoler to Doctor, of his opinion] methinks you are i'th' wrong
TNK V.iii.119 [Theseus to Emilia, of Palamon] His behaviour / So charmed me that methought Alcides was / To him a sow of lead
TS II.i.85 [Baptista to Tranio as Lucentio] methinks you walk like a stranger
TS III.i.86 [Hortensio as Licio alone, of Lucentio as Cambio] Methinks he looks as though he were in love
TS III.ii.139 [Lucentio to Tranio] 'Twere good methinks to steal our marriage
TS III.ii.92 [Petruchio to all] Gentles, methinks you frown
WT I.ii.154 [Leontes to Hermione] Looking on the lines / Of my boy's face, methoughts I did recoil / Twenty-three years
WT I.ii.159 [Leontes to Hermione] How like, methought, I then was to this kernel
WT I.ii.365 [Polixenes to himself] methinks / My favour here begins to warp
WT III.i.5 [Dion to all, of those at the Oracle] the celestial habits--/ Methinks I so should term them
WT IV.iv.133 [Perdita to Florizel] Methinks I play as I have seen them do / In Whitsun pastorals
WT IV.iv.391 [Polixenes to Florizel] Methinks a father / Is at the nuptial of his son a guest / That best becomes the table
WT IV.iv.544 [Camillo to Florizel] Methinks I see / Leontes opening his free arms and weeping / His welcomes forth
WT V.ii.7 [First Gentleman to Autolycus] this methought I heard the shepherd say
WT V.iii.62 [Leontes to himself, on seeing the statue of Hermione] Would I were dead but that methinks already--
WT V.iii.77 [Leontes to Paulina, of the statue of Hermione] Still methinks / There is an air comes from her
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