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Search phrase: across

Plays

 13 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
All's Well That Ends WellAW II.i.67.2Good faith, across!Goodfaith a-crosse,
HamletHam II.ii.569Who calls me villain? Breaks my pate across?Who calles me Villaine? breakes my pate a-crosse?
Julius CaesarJC II.i.240Musing and sighing, with your arms across;Musing, and sighing, with your armes a-crosse:
The Comedy of ErrorsCE II.i.78Back, slave, or I will break thy pate across.Backe slaue, or I will breake thy pate a-crosse. 
The Winter's TaleWT IV.iv.15When my good falcon made her flight acrossWhen my good Falcon, made her flight acrosse
Troilus and CressidaTC I.ii.186.1Aeneas passes across the stage
Troilus and CressidaTC I.ii.189Antenor passes across the stageEnter Antenor.
Troilus and CressidaTC I.ii.199Hector passes across the stageEnter Hector.
Troilus and CressidaTC I.ii.213Paris passes across the stage
Troilus and CressidaTC I.ii.218Helenus passes across the stageEnter Hellenus.
Troilus and CressidaTC I.ii.227Troilus passes across the stageEnter Trylus.
Troilus and CressidaTC I.ii.240Common soldiers pass across the stageEnter common Souldiers.
Twelfth NightTN V.i.173He's broke my head across, and he's givenH'as broke my head a-crosse, and has giuen

Poems

 1 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
The Rape of LucreceLuc.1662 With sad set eyes and wretched arms across, With sad set eyes and wretched armes acrosse,

Glossary

 19 result(s).
acrossfolded, crossed
across[of a lance] not straight, obliquely; awry, amiss
acrossfrom side to side, all the way across
ApolloGreek sun god, who pulls the sun across the sky in a horse-drawn chariot; god of prophecy [speaking through the Delphi oracle, poetry, music, archery, and healing
askant, askauntaslant, across
athwartacross
bestridestride across, step across
carbonadoedscored across for grilling, made ready for broiling
Charon[pron: 'kairon] guardian of the Underworld; ferryman who carried the souls of the dead across the River Acheron
comefind, acquire, come across
crossacross, in the middle
heatrace over, speed across
Leander[li'ander] young man in love with Hero, who lived on the opposite side of the Hellespont; each night he swam across, guided by her lamp
lightcome across, meet with, chance upon
overcomesuddenly come over, swiftly pass across
overleapleap over, jump across
per Stygia I am carried across the Styx, through the shades of the dead
traversedplaced crosswise, laid across the shoulders
waftcarry across, transport

Thesaurus

 20 result(s).
acrosscross
acrossathwart
acrossaskant, askaunt
across swiftly, passovercome
across, carrywaft
across, jumpoverleap
across, speedheat
across, step/stridebestride
carry acrosswaft
come acrosscome
come acrosslight
grilling, scored across forcarbonadoed
jump acrossoverleap
pass across swiftlyovercome
shoulders, laid across thetraversed
speed acrossheat
step acrossbestride
stride acrossbestride
swiftly pass acrossovercome
way across, all the across

Themes and Topics

 6 result(s).
Stage directions...n, in an 2h6 v.ii.72 a bout of fighting across the stage music item example glos...
Weapons... iv.ii.86 belt worn from one shoulder across the chest and under the opposite arm, u...
Classical mythology...ryman who carried the souls of the dead across the river acheron cimmerian tit...
...e of the hellespont; each night he swam across , guided by her lamp; one night the lamp...
Gods and goddesses...od, often thought of as pulling the sun across the sky in a horse-drawn chariot; god o...
Latin...anes vehor (tit ii.i.135): i am carried across the styx, through the shades of the dea...
... per (pron.) tc i.ii.15   by, through, across perge (v.) lll iv.ii.53 pergo [you] p...
Frequently Encountered Words (FEW)...] back, slave, or i will break thy pate across cym ii.i.7 [first lord to cloten, of clo...

Words Families

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Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
ACROSSBASICacross adv
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