field (n.) Old form(s): Feild , fielde
field of battle, battleground, field of combat
1H4 I.iii.296[Hotspur to Northumberland and Worcester] O, let the hours be short, / Till fields, and blows, and groans applaud our sport!
1H4 II.iii.52[Lady Percy to Hotspur] Cry ‘Courage! To the field!’
1H4 IV.ii.73[Prince Hal to Falstaff] Percy is already in the field
1H4 V.iv.11[Prince Hal to King Henry] God forbid a shallow scratch should drive / The Prince of Wales from such a field as this
1H4 V.v.16[King Henry to Prince Hal] How goes the field?
1H6 I.i.72[First Messenger to all] whilst a field should be dispatched and fought, / You are disputing of your generals
1H6 I.iv.81[Talbot to and of Salisbury] His sword did ne'er leave striking in the field
1H6 III.i.103[First Servingman to Gloucester] the very parings of our nails shall pitch a field when we are dead
1H6 III.ii.61[Talbot to the French] Dare ye come forth and meet us in the field?
1H6 III.ii.96[Bedford to Burgundy] once I read / That stout Pendragon in his litter sick / Came to the field and vanquished his foes
1H6 IV.vii.60[Lucy to all, of Talbot] But where's the great Alcides of the field
1H6 V.iii.12[Pucelle alone, as if to spirits] Help me this once, that France may get the field
2H4 I.i.125[Morton to Northumberland] our soldiers, aiming at their safety, [did] / Fly from the field
2H4 I.i.18[Lord Bardolph to Northumberland] young Prince John / And Westmorland and Stafford fled the field
2H4 I.i.24[Northumberland to Lord Bardolph] Saw you the field?
2H4 II.iii.36[Lady Percy to Northumberland] to abide a field / Where nothing but the sound of Hotspur's name / Did seem defensible
2H4 induction.24[Rumour] King Harry's victory ... in a bloody field by Shrewsbury
2H4 IV.i.24[Mowbray to all, of the enemy] Let us sway on and face them in the field
2H4 IV.iv.3[King Henry IV to all] We will our youth lead on to higher fields
2H6 I.iii.108[Warwick to Cardinal] The Cardinal's not my better in the field
2H6 IV.vii.74[Cade to Say] when struckest thou one blow in the field?
2H6 V.i.197[Warwick to Clifford] You were best to go to bed and dream again, / To keep thee from the tempest of the field
3H6 I.i.103[York to King, of York's title] our swords shall plead it in the field
3H6 I.i.261[Prince to King] When I return with victory from the field, / I'll see your grace
3H6 I.i.90[Warwick to Westmorland] we are those which chased you from the field
3H6 I.ii.65[Sir John to York, of the Queen] we'll meet her in the field
3H6 I.iv.1[York alone] The army of the Queen hath got the field
3H6 II.i.34[Edward to Richard, of a vision of suns] I think it cites us, brother, to the field
3H6 II.ii.73[Clifford to King] I would your highness would depart the field
3H6 II.ii.83[Edward to Henry] wilt thou ... bide the mortal fortune of the field?
3H6 III.ii.1[Edward to Richard, of Lady Grey] at Saint Albans field / This lady's husband, Sir Richard Grey, was slain
3H6 IV.viii.35[King to Exeter] Methinks the power that Edward hath in field / Should not be able to encounter mine
3H6 V.i.113[Edward to all] Lords, to the field; Saint George and victory!
3H6 V.iii.20[Edward to all] We, having now the best at Barnet field
AC I.ii.89[Messenger to Antony] Fulvia thy wife first came into the field
AC I.iv.74[Caesar to Lepidus] 'Tis time we twain / Did show ourselves i'th' field
AC III.i.34.1[Ventidius to Silius] The ne'er-yet-beaten horse of Parthia / We have jaded out o'th' field
AC III.xiii.173[Antony to Cleopatra] If from the field I shall return once more
AC IV.vi.8.1[Messenger to Caesar] Antony / Is come into the field
AW II.iii.288[Bertram to Parolles, of the King] His present gift / Shall furnish me to those Italian fields / Where noble fellows strike
AW III.i.23[Duke to all] Tomorrow to the field
Cor I.ix.33[Cominius to Martius] of all The treasure in this field achieved and city, / We render you the tenth
Cor I.ix.43[Martius to Cominius] When drums and trumpets shall / I'th'field prove flatterers
Cor I.vi.47[Martius to Cominius] Where is the enemy? Are you lords o'th'field?
Cor I.vii.4[Lartius to soldiers] If we lose the field, / We cannot keep the town
Cor II.ii.119[Cominius to all, of Coriolanus] till we called / Both field and city ours he never stood / To ease his breast with panting
Cor II.ii.95[Cominius to all, of Coriolanus] He proved best man i'th' field
Cym IV.ii.42.2[Belarius to Guiderius and Arviragus] To th'field, to th'field!
Cym V.iii.51.1[Posthumus to Lord] The mortal bugs o'th' field
Cym V.iii.65[Posthumus alone] O noble misery, / To be i'th' field, and ask 'what news?' of me!
E3 II.i.295[King Edward to himself, of Warwick] I will work with him / To bear my colours in this field of love
E3 III.iii.116[King John to Prince Edward] ere I basely will resign my crown / This champion field shall be a pool of blood
E3 III.iii.173[King Edward to Prince Edward] this battle is the first / That ever yet thou fought'st in pitched field,
E3 III.iii.205[King Edward to Prince Edward] Now wants there nought but knighthood, which deferred / We leave till thou hast won it in the field
E3 IV.ii.48[King Edward to Percy, of King David] What was he took him prisoner in the field?
E3 IV.iii.66[Charles to King John, of a prophecy] It was delivered me at Cr?šcy's field
E3 IV.iv.4[Prince Edward to Audley] At Cr?šcy field our clouds of warlike smoke / Choked up those French mouths and dissevered them
E3 V.i.224[Prince Edward to King Edward] weary nights that I have watched in field
H5 III.ii.9[Pistol to all] sword and shield, / In bloody field, / Doth win immortal fame
H5 III.v.39[French King to all] hie to the field!
H5 IV.ii.27[Constable to all] our peasants ... were enow / To purge this field of such a hilding foe
H5 IV.ii.34[Constable to all] our approach shall so much dare the field / That England shall couch down in fear and yield
H5 IV.ii.38[Grandpr?š to all, of the English] Yon island carrions, desperate of their bones, / Ill-favouredly become the morning field
H5 IV.ii.58[Constable to all] I stay but for my guidon. To the field!
H5 IV.iii.111[King Henry to Montjoy] Our gayness and our gilt are all besmirched / With rainy marching in the painful field
H5 IV.v.19[Orleans to all] We are enow yet living in the field / To smother up the English in our throngs
H5 IV.vi.18[Exeter to all, reporting York's words to Suffolk] in this glorious and well-foughten field
H5 IV.vi.2[King Henry to all] But all's not done--yet keep the French the field
H5 IV.vii.57[King Henry to Herald] If they will fight with us, bid them come down, / Or void the field
H5 IV.vii.70[Montjoy to King Henry] I come to thee for charitable licence, / That we may wander o'er this bloody field / To book our dead
H5 IV.vii.88[King Henry to all] Then call we this the field of Agincourt
H5 IV.viii.80[King Henry to all] This note doth tell me of ten thousand French / That in the field lie slain
Ham V.ii.396[Fortinbras to all] Such a sight as this / Becomes the field
JC V.i.17[Antony to Octavius] lead your battle softly on / Upon the left hand of the even field
JC V.i.65[Octavius to Brutus and his associates] If you dare fight today, come to the field
JC V.iii.107[Brutus to Cato] let us to the field
JC V.iii.22[Cassius to Pindarus] tell me what thou not'st about the field
JC V.iv.3[Cato to all] I will proclaim my name about the field
JC V.v.80[Octavius to all] So call the field to rest, and let's away
KJ I.i.54[Bastard to King John, of Faulconbridge] Of Coeur-de-lion knighted in the field
KJ II.i.297[Bastard to King John] Speed then, to take advantage of the field
KJ II.i.357[Bastard to King John and King Philip] Cry havoc, Kings! Back to the stained field
KJ II.i.420[Hubert to King John and King Philip] here come sacrifices for the field
KJ II.i.565[Bastard alone, of France] Whom zeal and charity brought to the field / As God's own soldier
KJ V.i.55[Bastard to King John] Away, and glister like the god of war / When he intendeth to become the field
KJ V.i.70[Bastard to King John, of Lewis the Dauphin] Shall a beardless boy ... brave our fields
KJ V.iii.6[Messenger to King John] your valiant kinsman, Faulconbridge, / Desires your majesty to leave the field
KJ V.iv.45[Melun to Salisbury] I pray you bear me hence / From forth the noise and rumour of the field
KJ V.v.8[Lewis the Dauphin to his train, of their army] Last in the field, and almost lords of it
LLL III.i.184[Berowne alone, of love] And I to be a corporal of his field
LLL IV.iii.342[King to all] Saint Cupid, then! And, soldiers, to the field!
LLL V.ii.549[Costard as Pompey to all, of himself] That oft in field, with targe and shield, did make my foe to sweat
Luc.107[of Lucrece] He stories to her ears her husband's fame, / Won in the fields of fruitful Italy
Luc.1430[of the Trojans] When their brave hope, bold Hector, marched to field
Luc.58[of a war between lilies and roses] beauty, in that white entituled / From Venus' doves, doth challenge that fair field [also: surface on a coat of arms]
Luc.72[of Lucrece] Their silent war of lilies and of roses / Which Tarquin viewed in her fair face's field
Mac V.i.4[Gentlewoman to Doctor] Since his majesty went into the field
Mac V.vi.83[Ross to Seyward, of Young Seyward's body] brought off the field
MV II.i.26[Morocco to Portia, of himself] That won three fields of Sultan Solyman
Oth I.i.22[Iago to Roderigo, of Cassio] A fellow almost damned in a fair wife - / That never set a squadron in the field
Oth I.iii.134[Othello to all] I spake ... / Of moving accidents by flood and field
Oth I.iii.85[Othello to all, of his arms] they have used / Their dearest action in the tented field
R2 IV.i.93[Bishop of Carlisle to Bolingbroke] Many a time hath banished Norfolk fought / For Jesu Christ in glorious Christian field
R3 I.iv.56[Clarence to Keeper, of what a voice said in his dream] That stabbed me in the field by Tewkesbury
R3 II.i.113[King Edward to all] in the field at Tewkesbury
R3 IV.iii.48[Ratcliffe to King Richard] Buckingham ... / Is in the field
R3 IV.iii.57[King Richard to all] We must be brief when traitors brave the field
R3 V.iii.1[King Richard to all] Here pitch our tent, even here in Bosworth field
R3 V.iii.289[Norfolk to King Richard] Arm, arm, my lord; the foe vaunts in the field
R3 V.iii.64[King Richard to Ratcliffe] Saddle white Surrey for the field tomorrow
R3 V.iv.11[King Richard alone] I think there be six Richmonds in the field
TC I.i.110[Troilus to Aeneas] What news, Aeneas, from the field today?
TC I.i.5[Troilus to Pandarus] Each Trojan that is master of his heart, / Let him to field
TC I.ii.178[Pandarus to Cressida] Hark, they are coming from the field
TC I.ii.9[Alexander to Cressida, of Hector] Before the sun rose he was harnessed light, / And to the field goes he
TC I.iii.182[Ulysses to all] Excitements to the field, or speech for truce
TC II.iii.160[Ulysses to all] Achilles will not to the field tomorrow
TC III.i.145[Paris to all, of the soldiers] They're come from field
TC III.iii.188[Ulysses to and of Achilles] Whose glorious deeds but in these fields of late
TC IV.i.11.1[Paris to Aeneas] You told how Diomed a whole week by days / Did haunt you in the field
TC IV.iv.141[Aeneas to Paris, of Hector] The prince must think me tardy and remiss, / That swore to ride before him to the field
TC IV.v.266[Hector to Achilles] let us see you in the field
TC IV.v.278[Troilus to Ulysses] In what place of the field doth Calchas keep?
TC IV.v.70[Aeneas to all] any voice or order of the field
TC V.v.19[Nestor to all] There is a thousand Hectors in the field
TC V.viii.22[Achilles to all] Along the field I will the Trojan trail
TC V.x.1[Aeneas to all] Stand, ho! Yet are we masters of the field
TC V.x.5[Troilus to all, of Hector] In beastly sort, dragged through the shameful field
Tim I.ii.227[Timon to Alcibiades] all the lands thou hast / Lie in a pitched field
Tim I.ii.72[Timon to Alcibiades] your heart's in the field now
Tit I.i.199[Titus to all, of his sons] Knighted in field
Tit I.i.35[Marcus to all, of Titus] bearing his valiant sons / In coffins from the field
TNK I.i.99[Second Queen to Hippolyta, of Theseus] if he i'th' blood-sized field lay swollen
TNK II.i.308[Palamon to Gaoler, of Arcite and Emilia] in the field to strike a battle for her
TNK III.i.21[Arcite alone, of two steeds] by a pair of kings backed, in a field / That their crowns' titles tried
TNK V.i.51[Arcite to and of Mars] whose havoc in vast field / Unearthed skulls proclaim
TS I.ii.201[Petruchio to all] Have I not heard great ordnance in the field
TS IV.v.23[Hortensio to himself] Petruchio, go thy ways, the field is won
Ven.894[of soldiers] when their captain once doth yield, / They basely fly and dare not stay the field
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