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Search phrase: afford

Plays

 20 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
All's Well That Ends WellAW IV.i.47We cannot afford you so.We cannot affoord you so.
Henry IV Part 11H4 III.ii.78Afford no extraordinary gaze,Affoord no extraordinarie Gaze,
Henry VI Part 33H6 III.ii.147What other pleasure can the world afford?What other Pleasure can the World affoord?
Henry VIIIH8 I.iv.18As easy as a down bed would afford it.As easie as a downe bed would affoord it.
Love's Labour's LostLLL IV.i.39Only for praise, and praise we may affordOnely for praise, and praise we may afford,
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.223We can afford no more at such a price.We can afford no more at such a price.
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.246And would afford my speechless visor half.And would affoord my speechlesse vizard halfe.
Much Ado About NothingMA I.i.163a great praise; only this commendation I can afford her,a great praise, onely this commendation I can affoord her,
Richard IIR2 I.i.177The purest treasure mortal times affordThe purest treasure mortall times afford
Richard IIIR3 I.ii.245The spacious world cannot again afford;The spacious World cannot againe affoord:
Richard IIIR3 I.iv.51Can this dark monarchy afford false Clarence?’Can this darke Monarchy affoord false Clarence?
Richard IIIR3 IV.iv.31Ah, that thou wouldst as soon afford a graveAh that thou would'st assoone affoord a Graue,
Richard IIIR3 V.iii.81All comfort that the dark night can affordAll comfort that the darke night can affoord,
Romeo and JulietRJ III.i.59Romeo, the love I bear thee can affordRomeo, the loue I beare thee, can affoord
Romeo and JulietRJ III.iv.8These times of woe afford no times to woo.These times of wo, affoord no times to wooe:
Romeo and JulietRJ IV.i.125Love give me strength, and strength shall help afford.Loue giue me strength, / And strength shall helpe afford:
The Winter's TaleWT IV.iv.16.2Now Jove afford you cause!Now Ioue affoord you cause:
Timon of AthensTim III.ii.77What charitable men afford to beggars.What charitable men affoord to Beggers.
Titus AndronicusTit III.i.44Rome could afford no tribunes like to these.Rome could afford no Tribune like to these.
Titus AndronicusTit V.ii.86Could not all hell afford you such a devil?Could not all hell afford you such a deuill?

Poems

 2 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
SonnetsSonn.79.11 And found it in thy cheek; he can afford And found it in thy cheeke: he can affoord
The Rape of LucreceLuc.1305 Health to thy person! Next, vouchsafe t' affordHealth to thy person, next, vouchsafe t'afford

Glossary

 7 result(s).
affordgrant, permit, allow
affordhave to offer, be capable of supplying
affordfulfil naturally, offer routinely
Arden, Forest offorest formerly covering a large area from Warwickshire through the Midlands into Staffordshire
hospitableoffering hospitality, affording welcome
maintainafford, stand the cost of
servesuit, allow, afford

Thesaurus

 3 result(s).
affordserve
affordmaintain
welcome, affordinghospitable

Words Families

 1 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
AFFORDBASICafford v
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