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All's Well That Ends WellAW I.ii.29But on us both did haggish age steal on,But on vs both did haggish Age steale on,
All's Well That Ends WellAW II.iii.198title age cannot bring thee.title age cannot bring thee.
All's Well That Ends WellAW II.iii.232thee, in what motion age will give me leave.thee, in what motion age will giue me leaue.
All's Well That Ends WellAW II.iii.238pity of his age than I would have of – I'll beat him an ifpittie of his age then I would haue of------ Ile beate him, and if
All's Well That Ends WellAW III.iv.41My heart is heavy and mine age is weak;My heart is heauie, and mine age is weake,
All's Well That Ends WellAW V.iii.162I am her mother, sir, whose age and honourI am her Mother sir, whose age and honour
Antony and CleopatraAC I.iii.57Though age from folly could not give me freedom,Though age from folly could not giue me freedom
Antony and CleopatraAC II.ii.240Age cannot wither her, nor custom staleAge cannot wither her, nor custome stale
As You Like ItAYL II.iii.42And unregarded age in corners thrown.And vnregarded age in corners throwne,
As You Like ItAYL II.iii.45Be comfort to my age. Here is the gold;Be comfort to my age: here is the gold,
As You Like ItAYL II.iii.52Therefore my age is as a lusty winter,Therefore my age is as a lustie winter,
As You Like ItAYL II.vii.133Oppressed with two weak evils, age and hunger,Opprest with two weake euils, age, and hunger,
As You Like ItAYL II.vii.158And so he plays his part; the sixth age shiftsAnd so he playes his part. The sixt age shifts
As You Like ItAYL III.ii.128Buckles in his sum of age;buckles in his summe of age.
As You Like ItAYL IV.i.95and the foolish chroniclers of that age found it was ‘Heroand the foolish Chronoclers of that age, found it was Hero
As You Like ItAYL IV.iii.105Under an oak, whose boughs were mossed with ageVnder an old Oake, whose bows were moss'd with age
As You Like ItAYL V.i.20A ripe age. Is thy name William?A ripe age: Is thy name William?
The Comedy of ErrorsCE II.i.89Hath homely age the alluring beauty tookHath homelie age th' alluring beauty tooke 
The Comedy of ErrorsCE V.i.330I see thy age and dangers make thee dote.I see thy age and dangers make thee dote. 
CoriolanusCor II.ii.96Was brow-bound with the oak. His pupil ageWas Brow-bound with the Oake. His Pupill age
CoriolanusCor IV.vi.52Within my age. But reason with the fellowWithin my Age. But reason with the fellow
CoriolanusCor V.ii.103with your age! I say to you, as I was said to, Away!with your age. I say to you, as I was said to, Away.
CoriolanusCor V.iii.148To the ensuing age abhorred.’ Speak to me, son.To th' insuing Age, abhorr'd. Speake to me Son:
CymbelineCym I.ii.64.1A year's age on me!A yeares age on mee.
CymbelineCym III.iii.32With your stiff age; but unto us it isWith your stiffe Age; but vnto vs, it is
CymbelineCym IV.ii.199Have skipped from sixteen years of age to sixty:Haue skipt from sixteene yeares of Age, to sixty:
CymbelineCym V.v.320Assumed this age: indeed a banished man,Assum'd this age: indeed a banish'd man,
HamletHam II.i.114By heaven, it is as proper to our ageIt seemes it is as proper to our Age,
HamletHam II.ii.66That so his sickness, age, and impotenceThat so his Sicknesse, Age, and Impotence
HamletHam III.ii.23scorn her own image, and the very age and body of theScorne her owne Image, and the verie Age and Bodie of the
HamletHam III.iv.69You cannot call it love. For at your ageYou cannot call it Loue: For at your age,
HamletHam IV.vii.28Stood challenger, on mount, of all the ageStood Challenger on mount of all the Age
HamletHam IV.vii.79Than settled age his sables and his weeds,
HamletHam V.i.71But age with his stealing stepsBut Age with his stealing steps
HamletHam V.i.137Horatio, this three years I have took note of it, the ageHoratio, these three yeares I haue taken note of it, the Age
HamletHam V.ii.186know the drossy age dotes on, only got the tune of theknow the drossie age dotes on; only got the tune of the
Henry IV Part 11H4 I.iii.249‘ Look, when his infant fortune came to age,’Looke when his infant Fortune came to age,
Henry IV Part 11H4 II.iv.93Adam to the pupil age of this present twelve o'clock atAdam, to the pupill age of this present twelue a clock at
Henry IV Part 11H4 II.iv.414think, his age some fifty, or by'r lady inclining to three score.thinke, his age some fiftie, or (byrlady) inclining to threescore;
Henry IV Part 11H4 III.iii.186find one that can steal well? O for a fine thief of the agefinde one that can steale well? O, for a fine theefe
Henry IV Part 11H4 IV.i.2In this fine age were not thought flattery,In this fine Age, were not thought flatterie,
Henry IV Part 11H4 V.i.92To grace this latter age with noble deeds.To grace this latter Age with Noble deeds.
Henry IV Part 22H4 I.ii.97past your youth, have yet some smack of age in you,past your youth) hath yet some smack of age in you:
Henry IV Part 22H4 I.ii.174to man, as the malice of this age shapes them, areto man (as the malice of this Age shapes them) are
Henry IV Part 22H4 I.ii.182the characters of age? Have you not a moist eye, a drythe Charracters of age? Haue you not a moist eye? a dry
Henry IV Part 22H4 I.ii.231man can no more separate age and covetousness than 'aman can no more separate Age and Couetousnesse, then he
Henry IV Part 22H4 IV.iv.46As force perforce the age will pour it in,As force, perforce, the Age will powre it in)
Henry VH5 I.i.15And, to relief of lazars and weak age,And to reliefe of Lazars, and weake age
Henry VH5 III.vi.79age, or else you may be marvellously mistook.age, or else you may be maruellously mistooke.
Henry VH5 IV.iii.44He that shall see this day, and live old age,He that shall see this day, and liue old age,
Henry VH5 V.ii.227the better I shall appear. My comfort is, that old age,the better I shall appeare. My comfort is, that Old Age,
Henry VI Part 11H6 II.v.1Kind keepers of my weak decaying age,Kind Keepers of my weake decaying Age,
Henry VI Part 11H6 II.v.6Nestor-like aged in an age of care,Nestor-like aged, in an Age of Care,
Henry VI Part 11H6 II.v.108Might but redeem the passage of your age!Might but redeeme the passage of your Age.
Henry VI Part 11H6 III.ii.54Becomes it thee to taunt his valiant ageBecomes it thee to taunt his valiant Age,
Henry VI Part 11H6 III.ii.89Fitter for sickness and for crazy age.Fitter for sicknesse, and for crasie age.
Henry VI Part 11H6 IV.v.4When sapless age and weak unable limbsWhen saplesse Age, and weake vnable limbes
Henry VI Part 11H6 IV.v.46My age was never tainted with such shame.My Age was neuer tainted with such shame.
Henry VI Part 11H6 IV.vi.12Of bold-faced victory. Then leaden age,Of bold-fac't Victorie. Then Leaden Age,
Henry VI Part 11H6 IV.vi.35Tomorrow I shall die with mickle age.To morrow I shall dye with mickle Age.
Henry VI Part 11H6 V.v.63An age of discord and continual strife?An Age of discord and continuall strife,
Henry VI Part 22H6 I.i.164He being of age to govern of himself?He being of age to gouerne of himselfe.
Henry VI Part 22H6 I.i.188Warwick, my son, the comfort of my age,Warwicke my sonne, the comfort of my age,
Henry VI Part 22H6 II.iii.18Ah, Humphrey, this dishonour in thine ageAh Humfrey, this dishonor in thine age,
Henry VI Part 22H6 II.iii.21Sorrow would solace, and mine age would ease.Sorrow would sollace, and mine Age would ease.
Henry VI Part 22H6 IV.ii.10O miserable age! Virtue is not regarded inO miserable Age: Vertue is not regarded in
Henry VI Part 22H6 IV.ii.136Became a bricklayer when he came to age.Became a Bricklayer, when he came to age.
Henry VI Part 22H6 V.i.170And shame thine honourable age with blood?And shame thine honourable Age with blood?
Henry VI Part 22H6 V.i.174That bows unto the grave with mickle age.That bowes vnto the graue with mickle age.
Henry VI Part 22H6 V.ii.47The silver livery of advised age,The Siluer Liuery of aduised Age,
Henry VI Part 22H6 V.iii.31Shall be eternized in all age to come.Shall be eterniz'd in all Age to come.
Henry VI Part 33H6 II.ii.162Had slipped our claim until another age.Had slipt our Claime, vntill another Age.
Henry VI Part 33H6 II.v.88O, pity, God, this miserable age!O pitty God, this miserable Age!
Henry VIIIH8 III.ii.456I served my King, He would not in mine ageI seru'd my King: he would not in mine Age
Henry VIIIH8 IV.ii.67And, to add greater honours to his ageAnd to adde greater Honors to his Age
Julius CaesarJC I.ii.149That he is grown so great? Age, thou art shamed!That he is growne so great? Age, thou art sham'd.
Julius CaesarJC I.ii.151When went there by an age, since the great flood,When went there by an Age, since the great Flood,
Julius CaesarJC III.i.93Rushing on us, should do your age some mischief.Rushing on vs, should do your Age some mischiefe.
Julius CaesarJC III.i.163The choice and master spirits of this age.The Choice and Master Spirits of this Age.
Julius CaesarJC V.i.94Lovers in peace, lead on our days to age!Louers in peace, leade on our dayes to age.
King Edward IIIE3 II.i.309Far be it from the honour of my ageFar be it from the honor of my age,
King Edward IIIE3 II.i.311Age is a cynic, not a flatterer.Age is a cyncke, not a flatterer,
King Edward IIIE3 III.iii.127Time hath engraved deep characters of age?Time hath ingraud deep caracters of age:
King Edward IIIE3 III.iv.37Than one, to comfort our declining age.Then one to comfort our declyning age.
King JohnKJ IV.i.60Ah, none but in this iron age would do it!Ah, none but in this Iron Age, would do it:
King LearKL I.i.39To shake all cares and business from our age,To shake all Cares and Businesse from our Age,
King LearKL I.i.215The argument of your praise, balm of your age,The argument of your praise, balme of your age,
King LearKL I.i.288You see how full of changes his age is. TheYou see how full of changes his age is, the
King LearKL I.i.292'Tis the infirmity of his age. Yet he hath ever but'Tis the infirmity of his age, yet he hath euer but
King LearKL I.i.295but rash. Then must we look from his age to receive notbut rash, then must we looke from his age, to receiue not
King LearKL I.ii.46This policy and reverence of ageThis policie, and reuerence of Age,
King LearKL I.ii.73it to be fit that, sons at perfect age and fathersit to be fit, that Sonnes at perfect age, and Fathers
King LearKL I.iv.247To be such men as may besort your age,To be such men as may besort your Age,
King LearKL II.iv.150Age is unnecessary; on my knees I begAge is vnnecessary: on my knees I begge,
King LearKL II.iv.268As full of grief as age, wretched in both;As full of griefe as age, wretched in both,
King LearKL IV.i.12.1Life would not yield to age.Life would not yeelde to age.
King LearKL V.iii.49Whose age had charms in it, whose title more,Whose age had Charmes in it,whose Title more,
Love's Labour's LostLLL IV.iii.242Beauty doth varnish age, as if new-born,Beauty doth varnish Age, as if new borne,
MacbethMac IV.iii.175That of an hour's age doth hiss the speaker;That of an houres age, doth hisse the speaker,
MacbethMac V.iii.24And that which should accompany old age,And that which should accompany Old-Age,
Measure for MeasureMM III.i.32For ending thee no sooner. Thou hast nor youth nor age,For ending thee no sooner. Thou hast nor youth, nor age
Measure for MeasureMM III.i.133That age, ache, penury, and imprisonmentThat Age, Ache, periury, and imprisonment
The Merchant of VeniceMV II.ii.61my age, my very prop.my age, my verie prop.
The Merchant of VeniceMV IV.i.268An age of poverty, from which lingering penanceAn age of pouerty. From which lingring penance
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW I.iii.78Falstaff will learn the humour of the age,Falstaffe will learne the honor of the age,
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW II.i.20One that is well-nigh worn to pieces with age to showOne that is well-nye worne to peeces with age / To show
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW IV.iv.35Received and did deliver to our ageReceiu'd, and did deliuer to our age
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND V.i.33To wear away this long age of three hoursTo weare away this long age of three houres,
Much Ado About NothingMA I.i.14the promise of his age, doing, in the figure of athe promise of his age, doing in the figure of a
Much Ado About NothingMA II.iii.232his youth that he cannot endure in his age. Shall quipshis youth, that he cannot indure in his age. Shall quips
Much Ado About NothingMA III.v.33say, ‘ When the age is in, the wit is out.’ God help us, it issay, when the age is in the wit is out, God helpe vs, it is
Much Ado About NothingMA IV.i.165The tenor of my book; trust not my age,The tenure of my booke: trust not my age,
Much Ado About NothingMA IV.i.192Nor age so eat up my invention,Nor age so eate vp my inuention,
Much Ado About NothingMA V.i.56If it should give your age such cause of fear:If it should giue your age such cause of feare,
Much Ado About NothingMA V.i.60As under privilege of age to bragAs vnder priuiledge of age to bragge,
Much Ado About NothingMA V.ii.71this age his own tomb ere he dies, he shall live no longerthis age his owne tombe ere he dies, hee shall liue no longer
OthelloOth III.iv.37It yet hath felt no age, nor known no sorrow.It hath felt no age, nor knowne no sorrow.
PericlesPer IV.ii.54hair, complexion, height, her age, with warrant of herhaire, complexion, height, her age, with warrant of her
PericlesPer V.i.14And you, to outlive the age I am,And you to out-liue the age I am,
Richard IIR2 I.i.160To be a make-peace shall become my age.To be a make-peace shall become my age,
Richard IIR2 I.iii.222Shall be extinct with age and endless night.Shall be extinct with age, and endlesse night:
Richard IIR2 I.iii.229Thou canst help time to furrow me with age,Thou canst helpe time to furrow me with age,
Richard IIR2 II.i.133And thy unkindness be like crooked age,And thy vnkindnesse be like crooked age,
Richard IIR2 II.i.139And let them die that age and sullens have;And let them dye, that age and sullens haue,
Richard IIR2 II.i.142To wayward sickliness and age in him.To wayward sicklinesse, and age in him:
Richard IIR2 II.ii.83Who weak with age cannot support myself.Who weake with age, cannot support my selfe:
Richard IIR2 V.i.57The time shall not be many hours of ageThe time shall not be many houres of age,
Richard IIR2 V.ii.92And wilt thou pluck my fair son from mine age?And wilt thou plucke my faire Sonne from mine Age,
Richard IIIR3 I.iii.212That none of you may live his natural age,That none of you may liue his naturall age,
Richard IIIR3 III.i.46Weigh it but with the grossness of this age,Weigh it but with the grossenesse of this Age,
Richard IIIR3 III.i.73Successively from age to age, he built it?Successiuely from age to age, he built it?
Richard IIIR3 III.i.76Methinks the truth should live from age to age,Me thinkes the truth should liue from age to age,
Richard IIIR3 III.iv.105That ever wretched age hath looked upon.That euer wretched Age hath look'd vpon.
Richard IIIR3 IV.iv.172Thy age confirmed, proud, subtle, sly, and bloody,Thy Age confirm'd, proud, subtle, slye, and bloody,
Richard IIIR3 IV.iv.186Or I with grief and extreme age shall perishOr I with greefe and extreame Age shall perish,
Richard IIIR3 IV.iv.306But mine shall be a comfort to your age.But mine shall be a comfort to your Age,
Richard IIIR3 IV.iv.392Ungoverned youth, to wail it in their age;Vngouern'd youth, to waile it with their age:
Richard IIIR3 IV.iv.394Old barren plants, to wail it with their age.Old barren Plants, to waile it with their Age.
Richard IIIR3 V.iii.263Your children's children quits it in your age.Your Childrens Children quits it in your Age.
Romeo and JulietRJ I.iii.11Thou knowest my daughter's of a pretty age.Thou knowest my daughter's of a prety age.
Romeo and JulietRJ I.iii.12Faith, I can tell her age unto an hour.Faith I can tell her age vnto an houre.
Romeo and JulietRJ I.iii.20Were of an age. Well, Susan is with God.were of an age. Well Susan is with God,
Romeo and JulietRJ I.iii.57Thou wilt fall backward when thou comest to age.thou wilt fall backward when thou commest to age:
Romeo and JulietRJ V.iii.207That warns my old age to a sepulchre.That warnes my old age to a Sepulcher.
Romeo and JulietRJ V.iii.212What further woe conspires against mine age?What further woe conspires against my age?
The Taming of the ShrewTS induction.2.62Than any woman in this waning age.Then any woman in this waining age.
The Taming of the ShrewTS II.i.332Skipper, stand back, 'tis age that nourisheth.Skipper stand backe, 'tis age that nourisheth.
The Taming of the ShrewTS II.i.394To give thee all, and in his waning ageTo giue thee all, and in his wayning age
The Taming of the ShrewTS IV.v.60And now by law, as well as reverend age,And now by Law, as well as reuerent age,
The TempestTem I.ii.258The foul witch Sycorax, who with age and envyThe fowle Witch Sycorax, who with Age and Enuy
The TempestTem II.i.173.1T' excel the Golden Age.T'Excell the Golden Age.
The TempestTem IV.i.191And as with age his body uglier grows,And, as with age, his body ouglier growes,
The TempestTem V.i.121Let me embrace thine age, whose honour cannotLet me embrace thine age, whose honor cannot
Timon of AthensTim I.ii.2To remember my father's age, and call him to long peace.to remember my Fathers age, / And call him to long peace:
Timon of AthensTim I.ii.135Upon whose age we void it up againVpon whose Age we voyde it vp agen
Timon of AthensTim III.v.93I cannot think but your age has forgot me;I cannot thinke but your Age has forgot me,
Timon of AthensTim IV.iii.112Pity not honoured age for his white beard;Pitty not honour'd Age for his white Beard,
Titus AndronicusTit I.i.8Nor wrong mine age with this indignity.Nor wrong mine Age with this indignitie.
Titus AndronicusTit I.i.169The cordial of mine age to glad my heart.The Cordiall of mine age to glad my hart,
Titus AndronicusTit I.i.191Than his that shakes for age and feebleness.Then his that shakes for age and feeblenesse:
Titus AndronicusTit I.i.201Give me a staff of honour for mine age,Giue me a staffe of Honour for mine age.
Titus AndronicusTit III.i.2For pity of mine age, whose youth was spentFor pitty of mine age, whose youth was spent
Titus AndronicusTit III.i.61I bring consuming sorrow to thine age.I bring consuming sorrow to thine age.
Titus AndronicusTit IV.ii.103(To Nurse) Tell the Empress from me I am of ageTell the Empresse from me, I am of age
Titus AndronicusTit IV.iv.29Calm thee and bear the faults of Titus' age,Calme thee, and beare the faults of Titus age,
Titus AndronicusTit IV.iv.57Nor age nor honour shall shape privilege.Nor Age, nor Honour, shall shape priuiledge:
Titus AndronicusTit V.iii.76But if my frosty signs and chaps of age,But if my frostie signes and chaps of age,
Troilus and CressidaTC I.iii.107Prerogative of age, crowns, sceptres, laurels,Prerogatiue of Age, Crownes, Scepters, Lawrels,
Troilus and CressidaTC I.iii.172And then, forsooth, the faint defects of ageAnd then (forsooth) the faint defects of Age
Twelfth NightTN II.iv.48Like the old age.Like the old age.
Twelfth NightTN III.i.11You have said, sir. To see this age! A sentence isYou haue said sir: To see this age: A sentence is
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG I.iii.15Which would be great impeachment to his age,Which would be great impeachment to his age,
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG II.iv.64To clothe mine age with angel-like perfection,To cloath mine age with Angel-like perfection:
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG III.i.16It would be much vexation to your age.It would be much vexation to your age.
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG III.i.74And where I thought the remnant of mine ageAnd where I thought the remnant of mine age
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK II.i.76Ravished our sides, like age must run to rust,Bravishd our sides, like age must run to rust,
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK II.i.82Like a too timely spring; here age must find us,Like a too-timely Spring; here age must finde us,
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK II.i.88To glad our age, and like young eagles teach 'em To glad our age, and like young Eagles teach'em
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK IV.ii.116.1His age some five-and-twenty.His age some five and twenty.
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK IV.ii.139His age some six-and-thirty; in his handHis age, some six and thirtie. In his hand
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK V.iv.7The loathsome misery of age, beguileThe loathsome misery of age, beguile
The Winter's TaleWT II.i.173Either thou art most ignorant by age,Either thou art most ignorant by age,
The Winter's TaleWT III.iii.58I would there were no age between ten andI would there were no age betweene ten and
The Winter's TaleWT IV.iv.108To men of middle age. Y'are very welcome.To men of middle age. Y'are very welcome.
The Winter's TaleWT IV.iv.396With age and altering rheums? Can he speak? Hear?With Age, and altring Rheumes? Can he speake? heare?
The Winter's TaleWT IV.iv.401.1Than most have of his age.Then most haue of his age.
The Winter's TaleWT IV.iv.756Age, thou hast lost thy labour.Age, thou hast lost thy labour.
The Winter's TaleWT V.iii.108When she was young you wooed her: now, in age,When she was young, you woo'd her: now, in age,


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A Lover's ComplaintLC.14 Some beauty peeped, through lattice of seared age. Some beauty peept, through lettice of sear'd age.
A Lover's ComplaintLC.62 And privileged by age desires to know And priuiledg'd by age desires to know
A Lover's ComplaintLC.70 'Tis promised in the charity of age. Tis promist in the charitie of age.
A Lover's ComplaintLC.74 Not age, but sorrow, over me hath power; Not age, but sorrow, ouer me hath power;
The Passionate PilgrimPP.1.12 And age, in love loves not to have years told. And Age (in Loue) loues not to haue yeares told.
The Passionate PilgrimPP.12.1 Crabbed age and youth cannot live together: Crabbed age and youth cannot liue together,
The Passionate PilgrimPP.12.2 Youth is full of pleasance, Age is full of care; Youth is full of pleasance, Age is full of care,
The Passionate PilgrimPP.12.3 Youth like summer morn, Age like winter weather; Youth like summer morne, Age like winter weather,
The Passionate PilgrimPP.12.4 Youth like summer brave, Age like winter bare. Youth like summer braue, Age like winter bare.
The Passionate PilgrimPP.12.6 Youth is nimble, Age is lame; Youth is nimble, Age is lame
The Passionate PilgrimPP.12.7 Youth is hot and bold, Age is weak and cold; Youth is hot and bold, Age is weake and cold,
The Passionate PilgrimPP.12.8 Youth is wild and Age is tame. Youth is wild, and Age is tame.
The Passionate PilgrimPP.12.9 Age, I do abhor thee; Youth, I do adore thee; Age I doe abhor thee, Youth I doe adore thee,
The Passionate PilgrimPP.12.11 Age, I do defy thee. O, sweet shepherd, hie thee, Age I doe defie thee. Oh sweet Shepheard hie thee:
The Passionate PilgrimPP.18.46 When time with age shall them attaint. When time with age shall them attaint,
The Rape of LucreceLuc.60 Which virtue gave the golden age to gild Which Vertue gaue the golden age, to guild
The Rape of LucreceLuc.142 With honour, wealth, and ease in waning age; With honor, wealth, and ease in wainyng age:
The Rape of LucreceLuc.275 Respect and reason wait on wrinkled age! Respect and reason waite on wrinckled age:
The Rape of LucreceLuc.603 ‘ How will thy shame be seeded in thine age, How will thy shame be seeded in thine age
The Rape of LucreceLuc.962 One poor retiring minute in an age One poore retyring minute in an age
The Rape of LucreceLuc.1350 Even so this pattern of the worn-out age Euen so the patterne of this worne-out age,
The Rape of LucreceLuc.1759 In thy sweet semblance my old age new-born; In thy sweet semblance, my old age new borne,
SonnetsSonn.3.11 So thou through windows of thine age shalt see So thou through windowes of thine age shalt see,
SonnetsSonn.7.6 Resembling strong youth in his middle age, Resembling strong youth in his middle age,
SonnetsSonn.7.10 Like feeble age he reeleth from the day, Like feeble age he reeleth from the day,
SonnetsSonn.11.6 Without this, folly, age, and cold decay: Without this follie, age, and could decay,
SonnetsSonn.17.7 The age to come would say this poet lies: The age to come would say this Poet lies,
SonnetsSonn.17.9 So should my papers (yellowed with their age) So should my papers (yellowed with their age)
SonnetsSonn.32.10 Had my friend's Muse grown with this growing age, Had my friends Muse growne with this growing age,
SonnetsSonn.62.14 Painting my age with beauty of thy days. Painting my age with beauty of thy daies,
SonnetsSonn.64.2 The rich proud cost of outworn buried age; The rich proud cost of outworne buried age,
SonnetsSonn.75.6 Doubting the filching age will steal his treasure, Doubting the filching age will steale his treasure,
SonnetsSonn.104.13 For fear of which, hear this, thou age unbred, For feare of which, heare this thou age vnbred,
SonnetsSonn.107.8 And peace proclaims olives of endless age. And peace proclaimes Oliues of endlesse age,
SonnetsSonn.108.10 Weighs not the dust and injury of age, Waighes not the dust and iniury of age,
SonnetsSonn.127.1 In the old age black was not counted fair, IN the ould age blacke was not counted faire,
SonnetsSonn.138.12 And age in love loves not to have years told. And age in loue, loues not t'haue yeares told.
Venus and AdonisVen.941 Thy mark is feeble age; but thy false dart Thy marke is feeble age, but thy false dart,
Venus and AdonisVen.1148 Teaching decrepit age to tread the measures; Teaching decrepit age to tread the measures,


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aboveupstairs; [in stage directions] in the gallery or upper stage
accentlanguage, tongue
accommodateaid, help, give an advantage
actionengagement, combat, fighting
actionencounter, engagement, exploit
adageproverb, saying, maxim
additionadvantage, credit, plus
advantageadvantageous position, place of vantage, superiority
advantageto gain those benefits, receiving those advantages
advantageright moment, favourable opportunity
advantagebenefit, help, aid
advantagebenefit, gain, advancement, profit
advantageenrich, augment, add value to
advantageinterest, bonus, addition
advantageaddition, enhancement, exaggeration
advantageableadvantageous, profitable, beneficial
advantageousproviding advantage, opportune, timely
affiancemarriage contract, solemn promise to each other
affiancebetroth, engage, promise solemnly
affyengage, betrothe, espouse
agewhole life, lifetime, days
agemature years, old age
ageseniority, status as elder brother
agedexperienced, accomplished, mature
Agenor[pron: a'jenor] king of Tyre; father of daughter Europa and sons Cadmus, Phoenix, and Cilix
agentsense, organ, faculty
alarm, alarumarousal, incitement, encouragement
allaymentmodifying agent, countermeasure, mitigation
allowapprove, sanction, encourage
alofton the upper stage
Althaea[al'thaya] mother of Meleager, whose life-span was determined by the preservation of a magic log; when Althaea burnt the log on a fire, Meleager died
ambassage, ambassyembassy
AmpthillAmpthill Castle, Bedfordshire; Katherine of Aragon stayed there in 1533 while her marriage to Henry VIII was annulled
anchorageanchor, anchors
ancient, aunchientaged, very old, venerable
annexmentappendage, adjunct, attachment
answerengage with, encounter, meet [in fight]
antiquityold age, seniority
apartaway from here; or: separately; [in stage directions] to one side
appendixappendage, accompaniment, hanger-on
arrearagearrears, overdue payment, outstanding amount
assuredbetrothed, engaged
atoneappease, allay, assuage
attorneysubstitute, deputy, agent
availadvantage, benefit, aid
availbe of use to, help, advantage
baggagegood-for-nothing woman, harlot
balsambalm, soothing ointment, healing agent
barbarismsavagery, people in the most uncivilized state
bearabuse, take advantage of, delude, deceive
bearcarry on, manage, conduct [an affair]
bearcontrol, manage, take charge of
bearencourage with false hopes, foster expectation in
bed-blottingpolluting the marriage bed
bed-swerverperson unfaithful to the marriage-bed, adulterer/adulteress
bed-vowmarriage vow
behalfadvantage, interest, benefit
behoofbenefit, advantage
behovebenefit, advantage, gain
beldamgrandmother, aged matron
belowon the lower stage
benefitagency, help, means
benefitquality, advantage, gift
bereaveplunder, ravage, devastate
besortretinue, entourage, suitable company
bestowgive in marriage, match
betterexcel, outstrip, have an advantage over
blaststorm, rage, angry breath
blindnessconcealment, disguise, camouflage
bloodnobility, breeding, gentility, good parentage
blood-drinkingbloodthirsty, eager for bloodshed
Bohemian-Tartarbarbarian, savage beast
boisterousviolent, fierce, savage
boldmake bold, hearten, encourage
boldenembolden, make bold, encourage
bombast, bumbastwool padding, stuffing; also: high-flown language, empty words
bondagecondition of being bound, constraint, oppression
bondagebinding power, obligatory force
bondagebinding up, tying up, wrapping up
bootgood, advantage, profit
boughsleaves, foliage
braidupbraid, reproach, disparage
breedlineage, inheritance, stock
breedingancestry, parentage, noble lineage
brewage[drink] brew, concoction, mixture
bridalwedding, marriage
briefletter, dispatch, message
bringbring on to the stage
broilsubject to great heat; also: be engaged in a struggle
broker, broker-betweengo-between, intermediary, agent
bucklegrapple, engage, fight at close quarters
buckleprepare for battle, engage in warfare
bumbastwool padding; also: high-flown language
busyalways engaged, active, constantly occupied
butcherlybrutally, cruelly, savagely
cabincage, pen in, shut up in limiting bounds
Cadmus[pron: 'kadmus] son of Agenor, King of Tyre; he set off in pursuit of his sister Europa, arrived in Greece, and founded Thebes
cagepen, lock-up, small prison compound
cagebasket, frame
caperengage in a dancing contest
carcarriage, cart, chariot [often of the sun god]
carriageimport, significance, purport
carriagebearing, demeanour, manner of behaviour
carriagecarrying, conveyance, removal
carriageconduct, management, course of action
carriageburden, load
carriagewagon, gun-carriage
carriageloop attached to a belt for holding a sword
carrycarry out, manage, conduct
carry it (away)[from a falconry term ‘to fly away with the game’] win the day, have the advantage, succeed
cartchariot, carriage
Carthagecapital of the Carthaginian state, 1st millennium BC; close to the later site of Tunis
casedcaged; or: living
cellaragecellars, basement
chafetemper, rage, fury
chafefret, rage, seethe
chafeenrage, irritate, anger
chafedenraged, irritated, angered
chafingirritation, anger, rage
chair-daysold age, days for resting in a chair
channelnarrow inlet, passage into a harbour
Chartham[pron: 'chahtam] village near Canterbury, Kent
checktake the reins of, control, manage
checkpause, interruption, stoppage
cheerencourage, urge on, egg on
cheerencourage, urge on, galvanize
cheerily[cry of encouragement] heartily, with a will
cheerly[cry of encouragement] heartily, with a will
chirrah[unclear usage; perhaps attempting a greeting in Greek] sirrah
choleranger, rage, wrath
cholericirritable, angry, enraged
circumstancecircumlocution, verbiage, unnecessary detail
circumstancepageantry, ceremony, spectacle
clerkscholar, sage, man of learning
closeengagement, encounter, confrontation
cockle hathat adorned with a cockle shell [symbol of pilgrimage to the shrine of St James of Compostela]
coinageinvention, fabrication, concoction
coinagemeans of making money
comeleave the field of combat, disengage
comedianactor, stage player
comfortencouragement, support, hope
comfortencourage, condone, countenance
commendshow well, set off to advantage
commodityasset, advantage, benefit
commonaverage, usual, general, ordinary
commoncommonplace, ordinary, average
condemndiscredit, disparage
conduitchannel, passage, vein
confirmencourage, strengthen, make firm
congregationmass, gathering, assemblage
conjureengage in magic, cast spells, invoke supernatural aid
contemplatepray, meditate, engage in contemplation
contendfight, engage in combat, struggle
contractbetroth, engage
contractingmarriage contract, betrothal
contractionmarriage contract, betrothal
controllersteward, household manager
convenienceadvantage, desirable feature, point of agreement
conveniencyconvenience, opportunity, advantage
conveymanage, conduct, carry on [in secrecy]
conveyancebad management, underhand dealing, dishonesty
copulativeperson being joined in marriage
counsel-bearercarrier of private messages
countage, tally [of years]
countenancefavour, patronage, approval
countenanceapprove, support, encourage
countenancemake one feel comfortable, encourage
counterfeitfalse imitation, spurious image
counterfeitlikeness, portrait, image
countermineexcavated passage made by fortress defenders to intercept an enemy mine
courageyoung man of bravado, man of spirit
couragespirit, disposition, nature
couragelust, sexual desire
courageintention, purpose, inclination
coursebout, engagement, encounter
courtesy, cur'sy, curtsyusage, custom, convention
cozenagecheating, trickery, deception
cracked[of coins] flawed, damaged, blemished
crankwinding passage, meandering duct
crossangry, ill-tempered, outraged
crosslyadversely, unfavourably, disadvantageously
dallyflirt, be amorous, engage in love-play
dangerdamage, harm, mischief
dearthscarcity, shortage, lack [of food], famine
deceitdeception, stratagem, trick
degreestep, stage, rung
degreecondition, state of being, stage of life
depositarytrustee, manager of affairs
depravedefame, disparage, deride
depravedslandered, disparaged, defamed
derivativething proceeding, heritage, inheritance
deriveddescended, in lineage
derogateact in an undignified way, disparage one's rank
derogationloss of dignity, disparagement, detraction
descendingdescent, family, lineage
despiteoutrage, shame, wrong
detractionslander, calumny, defamation, disparagement
deviceplot, stratagem, trick
dialectlanguage, manner of speaking
Dido[pron: 'diydoh] Queen of Carthage who fell in love with Aeneas when he was shipwrecked on her shores; commanded by Jupiter, Aeneas left without seeing Dido again, and she killed herself on a funeral pyre
disabledisparage, belittle, devalue
disablingdisparagement, detraction, belittling
disanimatedishearten, discourage, dispirit
discomfitdiscourage, disconcert, deject
discomfortdiscourage, dishearten, dispirit
discomfortdiscouragement, loss of heart
disjoindisengage, separate [oneself]
dislikendisguise, make unlike, camouflage
disparagementdisgrace, dishonour, discredit
dispatch, despatchmanagement, direction, supervision
disposecarry out, manage, handle
disposersettler, handler, manager
disposingdisposal, management, control
dispositionarrangement, care, management
dispositioncontrol, direction, management
dispraisedisparage, belittle, denigrate
dispraisedisparagement, censure, reproach
disprise, disprizeundervalue, disparage, hold in contempt
disprizedunvalued, held in contempt, disparaged
disvalueddiscredited, disparaged, degraded
doorganize, arrange, manage
dotagedoting, infatuation, excessive affection
dotagefeebleness of mind, senility
dotantdotard, dullard, one whose mind is impaired by age
downfalllater stages, declining, passing away
DownsThe Downs; anchorage just off the Kent coast
draffpig-swill, refuse, garbage
dutyact of loyalty, expression of homage
eagerkeen, biting
eagersour, bitter, acid
eagerfierce, angry, savage
eagersharp, cutting
eagerimpetuous, fierce, impassioned
earnest-gapingeagerly peering, gazing with special intensity
effectbenefit, advantage [resulting from an action]
effigylikeness, image, portrait
egregiousshocking, outrageous, flagrant
eldold age, advanced years
embarkengage in an enterprise, involve in an undertaking
embassage, ambassagemessage, errand, business, mission
embassymessage [especially via an ambassador]
emblemimage, symbol, allegory
emboldenmake more bold, encourage, foster
eminencespecial honour, exceptional homage
eminencesuperiority, mastery, advantage
emulatordisparager, denigrator, belittler
encaged, incagedencaged, caged up
enchafedangry, furious, enraged
encounterskirmish, assault, engagement
endamagedamage, injure, harm
endamagementdamage, injury, harm
engagepledge, give the guarantee of
engagetake up a gage, accept a challenge
engagehold as a hostage
engageinvolve in, associate with
engagemortgage, put in pawn
engageenter into combat, make an attack
engagedentangled, involved, trapped
engagedpledged, bound, sworn
enpatronmake a patron of, have under one's patronage
enragedpassionate, ardent, furiously aroused
enragedinflamed, heated, roused
enterenter into, engage in
enterludeshort play, theatrical performance [staged to fill an interval]
entertainenter upon, engage in, accept
entertainoccupy, engage, fill up
equipage[unclear meaning] small parts, instalments
equipageequipment, fitted-out condition
equivocationambiguous usage, double-meaning
errandmessage, report, news
espouseunite (in marriage), contract
Europa[pron: yu'rohpa] daughter of Agenor; abducted by Jove in the shape of a bull, who then swam with her on his back to Crete
exasperateenraged, incensed, angered
excitementincentive, encouragement, exhortation
executoragent, doer, performer
exerciseengage in manly sports, practise the martial arts
expressureexpression, picture, image
extremeoutrageous behaviour, extravagance, exaggeration
facerepresentation, image; skull
factoragent, representative, broker
faintlose courage, show fear, lose heart, take fright
fareget on, manage, do, cope
fashionarrange, contrive, manage
feedinggrazing-ground, pasturage
fellcruel, fierce, savage
fellfiercely, savagely, brutally
fell-lurkingsavagely waiting, fierce in attendance
fetchdodge, stratagem, contrivance
fieldengaged in military operations, in military array
fieldedin the battlefield, engaged in battle
figurecopy, image, likeness
finepledge, stake, wager
fitstage, period, hours
flagdeclare war, engage in battle
flatterencourage, foster [false] hope
flawmake a crack in, break, damage
floodsea voyage
flourish[of language] eloquence, fine words, rhetorical embellishment
foilsetting, background which sets something off to advantage [as dull metal sets off a gem]
fondeager [for], desirous [of]
footboyboy attendant, page-boy, servant on foot [accompanying a rider]
forageplunder, pillage, ravage
foragerange abroad, go out and about
foragepreying, raging
forageeat greedily, glut oneself [on]
foragementforaging act, scavenging
forehandupper hand, superiority, advantage
formimprinted shape, impressed image
formimage, likeness, shape
forseal[unclear usage] seal up close, forestall, prevent
forwardprepared, at an advanced stage of readiness
forwardready, eager, inclined
forwardspirited, eager, lively
forwardinsistent, demanding, eager
forwardnessrashness, boldness, over-eagerness
frameperform, manage, carry out
fraudtrickery, stratagem, artifice
fraughtageluggage, freight, cargo
freshready, eager, hungry
fretrage, rampage
full-heartedfull of courage, totally confident
fumebe in a rage, show anger
fury-innocent[unclear usage] anyone in a calm state of mind; anyone passion-free
gagepledge, challenge [usually, a glove or gauntlet thrown down]
gagepledge, contract, stake
gageremain as challenges
gagepledge, bind, commit
gapelong, be eager, yearn
garbageoffal, entrails
Gaul[unclear usage by the Host] someone from Wales; usually at the time, someone from France
geststage [in a journey], point in time
giddywild with rage, mad with anger
gloriousseeking glory, eager for renown
goodinterest, advantage, benefit
goodamenable, tractable, manageable
good cheerexclamation of reassurance or encouragement
goodnessbenefit, advantage, successful outcome
governmentcontrol, charge, management
grandsireold man, aged person
grateprison bars, grating, cage
gravityold age, the aged, the elderly
gravitywisdom, sage advice
greedinesseagerness, keenness, enthusiasm
greyaged, senescent, very old
grim-visagedwith a stern face
groundadvantage, upper hand, edge
guardageguardianship, protection, keeping
haggardwild, unmanageable, untrainable
haggard-likewild, unmanageable, untrainable
handagency, means, aid
hand-fastmarriage contract, betrothal
harbourageshelter, refuge, haven
hardinessboldness, daring, audacity, courage
hard-ruleddifficult to manage, obstreperous
harlotry[affectionate] little wretch, baggage
heartcourage, spirit, valour
hearten upencourage, cheer up, animate
heatanger, rage, passion
heatedangry, inflamed, enraged, aroused
heavens[covering over the rear of a stage] sky
heighexclamation of encouragement
hell-kitekite from hell, hellish savage
henchmansquire, page of honour
heraldmessage-bearing, acting as a herald
heritageinheritance, legacy
hip[wrestling] at a disadvantage, in an unfavourable position
hirewages, payment, earnings
historyhistory play, chronicle, stage drama
holdwager, offer as a bet
HolmedonHumbleton, village in Northumberland
holy tiemarriage
homagesubmission, servility, respectful acknowledgement
homageact of homage, acknowledgement of allegiance
homagerone who owes homage, vassal
homelyfating my humble parentage
hopeexpect, anticipate, envisage
horn-mad[as of horned beasts] furious, enraged, raving mad
hotenthusiastic, ardent, eager, keen
hotlyurgently, eagerly, fervently
hour[time of] appointment, engagement, meeting
houseancestry, lineage, family
housewiferyhousekeeping, household management
humble-visagedwith humble faces
hurtattack, offence, [causing] damage
husbandhousekeeper, steward, domestic manager
husbandmanage, handle, look after
husbandrythrift, good economy, careful management
husbandryindustriousness, diligence, eagerness to work
husbandryfarming, land management
hyperbolicaloutrageous, immoderate, intemperate
ill-wrestingtwisting the truth, turning to disadvantage
imagerepresentation, depiction, portrayal
imageembodiment, instance, form
imageeffigy, statue, sculpture
imagepersonal likeness, semblance
imageidea, conception, mental picture
imageappearance, aspect, countenance
imagerydecorated cloth, painted fabric
impatienceanger, rage, fury
impatientfrustrated, restless, eagerly longing
impawnwager, pledge, stake
impeachdisparagement, reproach [to], detraction [from]
impeachdiscredit, disparage, call into question
imperialemperor, imperial personage
importanceurgent request, urging, encouragement
improveemploy to advantage, make good use of
ininto the dressing-room at the back of the stage
incagedencaged, caged up
incensedinflamed, angered, enraged
inconvenienceharm, troublesome disadvantage
indifferencyordinariness, average character
indifferentaverage, ordinary, typical
ingagedengaged [to her]; or: not promised [to anyone else]
inquisitiveeager for information, seeking knowledge
institutioncustom, usage, practice
instrumentagent, servant, retainer
instrumentagent, means, method
intelligencespying, espionage, secretly obtained information
intelligencersecret agent, spy, operative
interludeshort play, theatrical performance [staged to fill an interval]
inventionplan, scheme, stratagem
ironage of cruelty, time of wickedness
jay[bird of bright plumage] showy woman, whore
Jeronimy, Saint[in TS Induction.i.7] a variant of Jerome, confused with Hieronimo from Thomas Kyd's The Spanish Tragedy
jointresswoman holding a property right from her deceased husband, dowager
jointuremarriage settlement, part of a husband's estate due to his widow
JunoRoman supreme goddess, wife of Jupiter, associated with the Moon, childbirth, marriage, and female identity
kindbreed, lineage, stock, family
knotmarriage tie, bond of wedlock
lanceengage in a jousting contest
lanepath, passage, way
late-sackedrecently pillaged
lathtoy sword, stage weapon
laudpraise, homage, honour
laudpraise, honour, give homage to
laywager, stake, bet
laywager, stake, bet
learnteach, instruct [not a regional dialect usage as in modern English]
leavyleafy, covered with foliage
lineline of descent, lineage, pedigree
liveryservice, following, entourage
liverybadge, token, recognizable image
lookbe cheerful, take courage
loseharm, damage
luggagestuff, trappings, goods
lustyvigorous, strong, robust, eager
magnanimousvaliant, heroic, courageous
maidenheadopening stage, first step
manmanliness, courage, valour
managent, representative
managemanagement, handling, control [especially of a horse, as a result of training]
managemanagement, direction, administration
managewield, handle, use
manageconduct, carry on
managegovernment, rulers
managegallop at full speed
manage[of horses] ride, handle, put through one's paces
manageremployer, user, handler
manent[Latin] they remain: some characters remain on stage
manhoodmanliness, courage, valour
mannerfashion, usage, custom
mapoutline, picture, image
marruin, harm, injure, damage
margentmargin [of a page, where an explanatory note would be found]
marrowspirit, courage, strength
marrybe a marriage dowry for
masquemasquerade, pageant, show
matchjoin in marriage, make a match
meanmeans of access, passage
meanmeans, agent, cause
meanaverage, moderate, middling
meddlefight, engage in combat, exchange blows
Meleager[pron: melee'ager] son of Althaea, his life-span determined by an unburnt magic log; he murdered his uncles in a quarrel over the killing of a boar ravaging the fields in Calydon; in her rage Althaea burnt Meleager’s log on a fire, and he died
Merlingood wizard or sage whose magic helped King Arthur; famous for his prophecies
merry[of winds] favourable, helpful, advantageous
message, ofon the business of carrying a message, as messenger
messengermalapropism for ‘message
mineexcavated passage under a fortress wall
ministermessenger, agent, servant
minorityunder-age period, earlier youth, childhood
mischiefharm, injury, damage
modelreplica, image, copy
moduleimage, pattern, model, empty pretence
moody-madwild with rage, furiously angry
mortgagepledge, contract, bind
mose in the chine[unclear meaning] be in the final stages of the glanders
motionurging, prompting, encouragement
motiveinstrument, agent, moving organ
moveencourage, instigate, prompt
mufflehide, conceal, camouflage
necessariestravelling necessities, personal luggage
NestorGreek leader in the siege of Troy, reputed for his age and wisdom
new-trothedrecently engaged
nonageminority, period of legal infancy
not-fearingfearless, unafraid, courageous
noyanceharm, damage, injury
nurserfosterer, encourager, nourisher
obligedcontracted, bound by marriage
odd(in plural) superiority, advantage, edge
oddssuperiority, advantage, edge
offencedamage, injury, harm
offence[Q variant] damage, injury, harm
orderingmanagement, direction, regulation
ordinanceusage, practice, course
organagent, instrument, means
outfacepresent a bold front, maintain a defiant image
outrageviolence, hostility, fury
outragepassionate expression, emotional outcry
outrageoustemperamental, capricious, volatile
outrageousexcessively fierce, extremely violent
outstormrage more violently than a storm
overreachget the better of, has the advantage of
overweatheredweather-worn, storm-damaged
pagefollow like a page
pageantshow, scene, spectacle, tableau
pageantimitate as if in a play, impersonate, parody
pajock[unclear meaning] savage, degenerate; or: peacock
passpassage, crossing, thoroughfare
passageincident, occurrence, event, happening
passagecombat, contest, fight [= passage of arms]
passagepassing, progress, moving on
passagetraffic, passing to and fro, movement of people
passagejourney, travelling, wandering
passagepassing on, extending, line of descent
passageexpression, turn of phrase
passagepassing away, departure from life, death
passionpassionate outburst, emotional passage
passionfit of anger, feeling of rage
patronageprotect, uphold, defend
paxtablet bearing an image of the Crucifixion, used as a symbol of peace within the Mass
personageappearance, demeanour
personalpersonally engaged, present in person
philosopherone learned in natural philosophy, sage
phrasephrasing, language, manner of expression
phraselesslacking language to describe
picturelikeness, image, imitation
pilgrimagejourney, passage, voyage
pillpillage, plunder, rob
pillageplunder, spoil, booty
pinionoutermost feather, appendage
plantagevegetation, plant-life
Plantagenet[pron: plan'tajinit] name of an English royal dynasty, which ruled from the accession of Henry II (1154) to the death of Richard III (1485); from Latin planta genista 'sprig of bloom', worn as a crest by Geoffrey, Count of Anjou, the father of Henry II, from whom the house is also called the Anjou or Angevin dynasty
pledgeglove [thrown down], gage
plightbetroth, engage
plightpledge, promise, marriage vow
plightmake marriage vows
plightedpledged, promised, engaged
plotplan, scheme, stratagem
plumefurnish with plumage; put a feather in the cap of
policystratagem, cunning, intrigue, craft
pomppageant, ceremony, procession
portbearing, demeanour, carriage
portage[unclear meaning] life's voyage, journey through life
portageportholes, openings
portiondowry, marriage gift, settlement
practicescheme, plot, stratagem, intrigue
practiseengage in, carry on, take up
prankoutrageous deed, excessive behaviour
prejudicedetriment, damage, misfortune
prejudiceinjure, harm, damage
prerogativedprivileged, advantaged, favoured
presagesignify, indicate
presageforeboding, presentiment, misgiving
presagepredict, forecast
presagesign, indication, portent
presagerindicator, interpreter, announcer
pressureimpression, stamp, image
prestengaged, made ready, hired
principalmistress, superior, manager
printimprint, image, stamped impression
privateprivate communication, confidential message
privilegeadvantage, superiority, edge
privilegebenefit, advantage, licence
prizeadvantage, privilege
procreantperson engaged in procreation, copulator
procuratordeputy, agent, proxy
progenyancestry, descent, parentage
progressstate passage, royal journey
promisehave an engagement elsewhere
promptedeagerly ready, urged on to act
proneeager, ready
property(plural) stage requisites, accessories, props
proportionmarriage portion, dowry
proudcourageous, valiant, brave
purchasebeneficial result, benefit, advantage
putcause, encourage, provoke
putpush on, urge, encourage
putprovoke into doing, encourage into
questantseeker, searcher, someone engaged in a quest
racecourse, passage
ragewarlike ardour, martial spirit
ragemadness, insanity, derangement
rageviolent outburst, furious passion
rageviolence, fighting, conflict
ragefolly, rashness, mad jest
ragerave, show signs of madness
readyeager, willing, ready to act
reflexreflection, image, shadow
refractoryrebellious, obstinate, umanageable
rejoicercheerer, encourager, consoler
resolutiondetermination, courage, firmness of purpose
reverencepay homage, worship, show respect [to]
reverencepay homage, hold in respect
rhetoricoratory, flowery language
rheumwatery discharge, seepage [especially of the eyes]
ridemanage, conduct, control
rigorouslycruelly, savagely, with severity
rivagecoast, shore, bank
roadharbour, anchorage, roadstead
roadperiod of travel, stage
romagecommotion, turmoil, bustle
roughdifficult to manage, not thoroughly trained
rubstir up, encourage, stimulate
ruffianrage, bluster, rampage
rufflerage, bluster, storm
rufflehandle roughly, treat with outrage
rufflestir to anger, enrage
ruinousruined, decayed, ravaged
ruleproper discipline, good management
sackplunder, pillage, despoil
safeguardunder safe-conduct, with guarantee of safe passage
sagesolemn, grave, dignified
sailvoyage, passage, sailing
Saint EdmundsburyBury St Edmunds, market town in Suffolk; site of the shrine of St Edmund and a place of pilgrimage
salvagevariant form of ‘savage
savagefierce, ferocious, wild
savageuncultivated, wild, rough
savageuncivilized, wild, ungoverned
savageboorish, uncivil, unsociable
savagerywilderness, wildness of growth
scaffoldstage, platform [in a theatre]
scaffoldagetheatre scaffolding, stage platform
scath, scatheharm, hurt, damage
scenestage, performing area
scholarlearned man, erudite person [who knows Latin, the language of exorcism]
scrippagecontents of a scrip [an invented word to parallel ‘baggage’]
scurrilitybawdry, indecent language
seal[unclear usage] seal up close, forestall, prevent
seasonage [duration of life]
seasonage [period of history], time
secondarydeputy, agent, second-in-command
seesee to, manage, attend to
semblancelikeness, image, depiction
Seneca[pron: 'seneka] Roman tragedian, 1st-c
servebe of use, render service, be an advantage [to]
servingmeans, agency, assistance
sessa, sesey, sese[cry of encouragement used in hunting, fencing] be off, off you go
setencourage, urge, incite
setenhance, show to advantage, display by contrast
shadeshadow, unreal image, unsubstantial semblance
shadowreflection, reflected image
shadowimage, likeness, portrait, semblance
shadowillusion, unreal image, delusion
shiftstratagem, contriving, trick
shiftstratagem, tactics, way
shippingvoyage, sailing, passage
shorewaterside dump, sewage channel
simplecommon, ordinary, average, humble
skirmishdo battle, wage war
smiteinjure, harm, do damage to
smoothgloss over, make less noticeable, camouflage
snuffin need of snuffing out; also: in a rage
soaverage, middling, so-so
soothehumour, encourage, indulge
speakfind language for, say in words about
speculationobserver, watcher, agent
speedfare, manage, get on
spell backwardmisrepresent, distort, conjure up a bad image of
spilthspillage, slopping, upset
spiritcourage, resolution, valour
spirithostility, anger, rage
spleeneagerness, spirits, impetuosity
spoilplunder, pillage, sack
spoildevastate, ravage, impoverish
spousalmarriage, nuptial, matrimonial
springyouthful old age
spureagerness, alacrity, enthusiasm
squirilitybawdry, indecent language
stageplatform, dais, stand
stageput on stage, put on public display
standmake advantageous, profit from, make the most of
startadvantage, edge, upper hand
startingbounding, eager, energetic
state-statueimage of a statesman
steadadvantage, help, benefit
steelengrave, inscribe, make a permanent image of
sternagesterns [of a fleet of ships]
stomachelement of courage, exercise of valour
stomachspirit, courage, valour, will
strainurge, press, encourage
straitcramped passage, confined path
stratagemsoldierly action, well commanded engagement
stratagemdeed of violence, bloody act
stratagemscheme, device, cunning plan
strikefight, engage in fighting
stuffbaggage, belongings, luggage
sub-contractedalready betrothed, engaged a second time
subtletycunning, crafty stratagem
successsuccession, lineage, inheritance
suffragevote, approval, consent
sureharmless, innocuous, unable to cause damage
surveyorsuperintendent, land agent, estate supervisor
swaggerforce by blustering language, bully
swear[unclear usage] swear in opposition to, disavow, deny
taintdisparage, denigrate, belittle
takebehave, act; or: rage, rant
taskoccupy, engage, make demands on
taxcensure, blame, take to task, disparage
teeming-datechild-bearing age
tenderproposal of marriage, offer of betrothal
termagantsavage, violent, turbulent
thraldombondage, servitude, captivity
thralledenslaved, imprisoned, held in bondage
thriftprofit, advantage, gain
throatbe an outrageous liar
tidecourse, stream, passage
tiebring into subjection, put in bondage
tillagetilling, cultivation
time(the) world, (the) age, society
timeage, years
tirebe exercised, be actively engaged
title-leaftitle-page of a book
tongue(plural) foreign language
tonguespeech, expression, language, words, voice
topupper stage
tracttrace, trail, evidence of passage
tractablecompliant, manageable, governable
tradetraffic, passage, coming and going
tragedianactor, strolling player [not only of tragedy]
trainretinue, following, entourage
trainstratagem, wile, lure
travailmovement, motion, passage
tripe-visagedtripe-faced, flabby
triumphpublic festivity, pageant, display of celebration, tournament
triumphantlyas in a festive pageant, with great celebration
troth-plightengagement, act of betrothal
troth-plightengaged, betrothed
tushexclamation of disparagement, disbelief, contempt
twigstratagem for entrapping
tyrannicallyoutrageously, vehemently, violently
umbrageshadow, pale semblance
unbruisedundamaged by the world
unbruisedunmarked, uncrushed, undamaged
undertaketake on, fight with, engage in combat with
unheartdishearten, discourage, dispirit
unkindnessoffence, ill-will, umbrage
unmellowednot matured in age, showing no grey hairs
usagetreatment, handling, conduct
usemake use of, engage [in], practise [with]
usesatisfy, fulfil, engage in
usetreat, deal with, manage
useopportunity, benefit, advantage
vaildo homage, pay respect, show devotion
vantageright moment, suitable opportunity
vantagein addition, as well, besides
vantagebenefit, aid, help
vantageadvantage, benefit, advancement, profit
vantageadvantageous position, place of vantage, superiority
vantagehelpful position, beneficial location
varletmanservant, page, attendant
vassalagehumble people, low subjects
vassalageservitude, subjection, total allegiance
vaultagevault, cavern, chamber
veal[unclear usage] Dutch pronunciation of ‘well’; or: version of Dutch ‘viel’ = plenty
vengeanceharm, mischief, damage
ventemission, discharge, seepage
ventagefinger-hole [of an instrument]
vice(usually capitalized) buffoon, stage jester; a character representing vice in morality plays
viestake, venture, wager
violentrage with violence, seethe, rampage
virtuecourage, valour, bravery
visageface, countenance
visageoutward appearance, aspect, air
visagedfeatured, looking
vulgarvernacular, everyday language
waftagepassage, conveyance by water
wagepay, recompense, reward
wagestake, hazard
wagestruggle, do battle, vie
wagerisk, venture upon, engage in
wagecompete, be a rival to, measure up to
waggoncarriage, coach
wantlack, shortage, dearth
wastewasting, devastation, ravages
wastelay waste, ravage, devastate
waste[legal] damage to property by a tenant
wastedlaid waste, ravaged, ruined
waycourse, passage
weed[debated usage] weed out, root out
whetencourage, incite, egg on
whiletimes, age
wholesomegood, beneficial, advantageous
wildsavage, fierce, cruel
wingain advantage [over], get the better [of]
winteraged, venerable
withinbehind the stage facade
wivingmarriage, marrying, taking a wife
wondercalamity, disaster, tragedy
wordmaxim, saying, adage, motto
workrun, toss about, rage
workpreserve to the end, manage to maintain
worriedmaltreated, harassed, savaged
wort[pun on Evans' pronunciation of ‘word’] cabbage
woundeddamaged, tainted, tarnished
wrong-incensedinflamed with wrath, kindled with rage
yare[nautical] manageable, easy to manouevre, ready for sea
yearsmaturity, experience [coming through age]
yokedjoined in marriage, wedded
young days, of sofrom such an early age


 819 result(s).
actively engaged, betire
advanced stage of readinessforward
advantage, be anavail
advantage, be anserve
advantage, employ toimprove
advantage, gainwin
advantage, give anaccommodate
advantage, have thebetter
advantage, have thecarry it (away)
advantage, have theoverreach
advantage, providingadvantageous
advantage, set off to commend
advantage, show toset
advantage, takebear
advantageous positionadvantage
advantageous positionvantage
advantageous, makestand
advantages, receivingadvantage
advice, sagegravity
affairs, manager ofdepositary
age of crueltyiron
age, child-bearingteeming-date
age, from such an earlyyoung days, of so
age, not matured inunmellowed
age, oldantiquity
age, oldage
age, oldchair-days
age, oldgravity
age, oldeld
age, oldNestor
age, one whose mind is impaired withdotant
age, thetime
age, youthful old spring
agedancient, aunchient
aged mangrandsire
aged matronbeldam
aged, thegravity
agent [means]instrument
agent [means]mean
agent [means]organ
agent [person]attorney
agent [person]broker, broker-between
agent [person]instrument
agent [person]executor
agent [person]motive
agent [person]procurator
agent [person]minister
agent [person]secondary
agent [person]man
agent [person]speculation
agent [person]factor
agent, landsurveyor
agent, secretintelligencer
always engagedbusy
ambiguous usageequivocation
average characterindifferency
bad managementconveyance
baggage [affectionate]harlotry
battle, engage inflag
beast, savageBohemian-Tartar
bed, polluting the marriagebed-blotting
behaviour, outrageousextreme
behind the stage facadewithin
bloodshed, eager forblood-drinking
bondage, held inthralled
bondage, put intie
bound by marriageobliged
bring on to the stagebring
caged upencaged, incaged
careful managementhusbandry
carrier of private messagescounsel-bearer
channel, sewageshore
character, averageindifferency
child-bearing ageteeming-date
combat, engage inmeddle
combat, engage incontend
combat, engage inundertake
combat, engage inengage
confidential messageprivate
conjure up a bad image ofspell backward
contemplation, engage incontemplate
contract, marriageaffiance
contract, marriagecontraction
contract, marriagecontracting
contract, marriagehand-fast
courage, element ofstomach
courage, full offull-hearted
courage, losefaint
courage, takelook
crafty stratagemsubtlety
cramped passagestrait
cruelty, age ofiron
damagescath, scathe
damage to property by a tenantwaste
damage, dosmite
damage, unable to causesure
damaged [of coins]cracked
dancing contest, engage in acaper
deed, outrageousprank
defiant image, maintain aoutface
difficult to managerough
difficult to managehard-ruled
disadvantage, at ahip
disadvantage, troublesomeinconvenience
disadvantage, turning to ill-wresting
disparagedisprise, disprize
disparage rankderogate
domestic managerhusband
dressing-room at the back of the stage, into thein
eager for informationinquisitive
eager for renownglorious
eager, begape
eagerly longingimpatient
eagerly peeringearnest-gaping
eagerly readyprompted
eagerness to workhusbandry
eagerness, excessiveforwardness
early age, from such anyoung days, of so
emotional passagepassion
employ to advantageimprove
encagedencaged, incaged
encouragehearten up
encourage intoput
encourage with false hopesbear
encouragementalarm, alarum
engage [betroth]affy
engage [betroth]affiance
engage [betroth]contract
engage [betroth]plight
engage [fight]buckle
engage [occupy]task
engage [occupy]entertain
engage inuse
engage inuse
engage inwage
engage inentertain
engage inenter
engage inpractise
engage in a dancing contestcaper
engage in a jousting contestlance
engage in an enterpriseembark
engage in combatmeddle
engage in combatcontend
engage in combatundertake
engage in combatengage
engage in fightingstrike
engage in manly sportsexercise
engage in warfarebuckle
engage withanswer
engaged a second timesub-contracted
engaged in a struggle, bebroil
engaged in battlefielded
engaged in military operationsfield
engaged, alwaysbusy
engaged, be activelytire
engaged, recentlynew-trothed
engagement [betrothal]troth-plight
engagement [encounter]action
engagement [encounter]hour
engagement [fighting]action
engagement [fighting]course
engagement [fighting]close
engagement [fighting]encounter
engagement elsewhere, have anpromise
engagement, well commanded stratagem
enterprise, engage in anembark
entrapping, stratagem for twig
everyday languagevulgar
evidence of passagetract
exceptional homageeminence
false hopes, encourage withbear
fare [manage]speed
feeling of ragepassion
festive pageanttriumphantly
flowery languagerhetoric
foliage, covered withleavy
follow like a pagepage
force by blustering languageswagger
foreign languagetongue
fortress passage excavated to intercept an enemy minecountermine
fortress wall, passage under amine
full of couragefull-hearted
furnish with plumageplume
gage, take up aengage
gain advantagewin
gift, marriageportion
give in marriagebestow
guarantee of safe passagesafeguard
harbour, passage into achannel
healing agentbalsam
heartily [cry of encouragement]cheerly
hellish savagehell-kite
high-flown languagebombast, bumbast
hold as a hostageengage
homage, act ofhomage
homage, dovail
homage, exceptionaleminence
homage, expression ofduty
homage, givelaud
homage, one who oweshomager
homage, payreverence
homage, payreverence
honour, page of henchman
hopes, encourage with falsebear
horse managementmanage
hostage, hold as aengage
household managementhousewifery
household managercontroller
humble parentagehomely
image of a statesmanstate-statue
image, conjure up a badspell backward
image, impressedform
image, maintain a defiantoutface
image, make a permanentsteel
image, recognizablelivery
image, reflectedshadow
image, spuriouscounterfeit
image, unrealshade
image, unrealshadow
imperial personageimperial
impressed imageform
indecent languagesquirility
information, eager forinquisitive
join in marriagematch
joined in marriageyoked
jousting contest, engage in alance
kindled with ragewrong-incensed
land agentsurveyor
land managementhusbandry
language to describe, lackingphraseless
language, everydayvulgar
language, findspeak
language, floweryrhetoric
language, foreigntongue
language, high-flownbombast, bumbast
language, indecentsquirility
later stagesdownfall
liar, be an outrageousthroat
life, stage ofdegree
lineage, inderived
lineage, noblebreeding
longing eagerlyimpatient
love-play, engage indally
lower stage, on thebelow
luggage, personalnecessaries
magic, engage inconjure
maintain a defiant imageoutface
maintain, manage towork
manage to maintainwork
manage, difficult torough
manage, difficult tohard-ruled
managementdispatch, despatch
management [especially of a horse]manage
management, badconveyance
management, carefulhusbandry
management, goodrule
management, householdhousewifery
management, landhusbandry
manager of affairsdepositary
manager, domestichusband
manager, householdcontroller
marriageholy tie
marriage bed, polluting thebed-blotting
marriage contractaffiance
marriage contractcontraction
marriage contractcontracting
marriage contracthand-fast
marriage dowry, be amarry
marriage giftportion
marriage portionproportion
marriage settlementjointure
marriage tieknot
marriage vowbed-vow
marriage vowplight
marriage vows, makeplight
marriage, bound byobliged
marriage, give inbestow
marriage, join inmatch
marriage, joined inyoked
marriage, person being joined incopulative
marriage, proposal oftender
marriage, unfaithful tobed-swerver
matron, agedbeldam
matured in age, notunmellowed
messageembassage, ambassage
message, confidentialprivate
messages, carrier of privatecounsel-bearer
military operations, engaged infield
mind impaired by agedotant
mine, passage to intercept an enemycountermine
modifying agentallayment
noble lineagebreeding
old ageage
old ageantiquity
old agechair-days
old ageeld
old agegravity
old ageNestor
old age, youthful spring
opening stagemaidenhead
order [language]bid
order [language]bespeak
order [language]appointment
order [language]appoint
order [language]commandment
order [language]imposition
order [language]injunction
order [language]charge
order [language]charge
order [language]charm
order [language]tax
order [language]mandate
order [language]will
order [language]prescript
order [language]hest
order [language]frame
order [language]form
outrage, treat withruffle
outrageous behaviourextreme
outrageous deedprank
page of honourhenchman
page, follow like apage
pageant, festivetriumphantly
parentage, goodblood
parentage, humblehomely
passage excavated under a fortress wallmine
passage into a harbourchannel
passage, crampedstrait
passage, emotionalpassion
passage, evidence oftract
passage, stateprogress
passage, windingcrank
patronage, have under one'senpatron
peering, eagerlyearnest-gaping
period, under-ageminority
personal luggagenecessaries
personally engagedpersonal
pilgrimagecockle hat
pilgrimageSaint Edmundsbury
pilgrimageJaques, Saint
pillaged, recentlylate-sacked
place of vantageadvantage
place of vantagevantage
platform, stagescaffoldage
player, stagecomedian
plumage, furnish withplume
polluting the marriage bedbed-blotting
portion, marriageproportion
position, advantageousadvantage
position, advantageousvantage
private messages, carrier ofcounsel-bearer
procreation, person engaged inprocreant
property damaged by a tenantwaste
proposal of marriagetender
quest, someone engaged in aquestant
quest, someone engaged in aquestrist
rage more violently than a stormoutstorm
rage with violenceviolent
rage, be in afume
rage, feeling ofpassion
rage, in asnuff
rage, kindled withwrong-incensed
rage, wild withmoody-mad
rage, wild withgiddy
rank, disparagederogate
readiness, advanced stage offorward
ready, eagerlyprompted
receiving advantagesadvantage
recently engagednew-trothed
recently pillagedlate-sacked
reflected imageshadow
renown, eager forglorious
sage advicegravity
savage beastBohemian-Tartar
savage, hellishhell-kite
savagely waitingfell-lurking
sea voyageflood
second time, engaged asub-contracted
secret agentintelligencer
set off to advantagecommend
settlement, marriagejointure
sewage channelshore
show to advantageset
side, to one [in stage directions]apart
sky [covering over the rear of a stage]heavens
sports, engage in manlyexercise
spurious imagecounterfeit
stage [reach]degree
stage [reach]gest
stage [reach]road
stage [reach]fit
stage [theatre]scaffold
stage [theatre]scene
stage dramahistory
stage facade, behind thewithin
stage of lifedegree
stage platformscaffoldage
stage playercomedian
stage requisitesproperty
stage weaponlath
stage, bring on to thebring
stage, into the dressing-room at the back of thein
stage, on the lowerbelow
stage, on the upperabove
stage, on the upperaloft
stage, openingmaidenhead
stage, put onstage
stage, uppertop
stages, laterdownfall
state passageprogress
statesman, image of astate-statue
storm, rage more violently than aoutstorm
stratagem for entrappingtwig
stratagem, craftysubtlety
struggle, be engaged in a broil
take up a gageengage
tenant damage to propertywaste
title-page of a booktitle-leaf
treat with outrageruffle
troublesome disadvantageinconvenience
turning to disadvantageill-wresting
undamaged by the worldunbruised
under-age periodminority
unfaithful to the marriage-bedbed-swerver
unite [in marriage]espouse
unreal imageshade
unreal imageshadow
upper stagetop
upper stage, on theabove
upper stage, on thealoft
usagecourtesy, cur'sy, curtsy
vantage, place ofadvantage
vantage, place ofvantage
violence, rage withviolent
vow, marriagebed-vow
vow, marriageplight
vows, make marriageplight
voyage, seaflood
waiting, savagelyfell-lurking
war, wageskirmish
warfare, engage inbuckle
weapon, stagelath
well commanded engagementstratagem
wild with ragemoody-mad
wild with ragegiddy
will, with a [cry of encouragement]cheerly
will, with a [cry of encouragement]cheerily
winding passagecrank
work, eagerness tohusbandry
world, undamaged by the unbruised
youthful old agespring

Themes and Topics

 3 result(s).
Plants...d (lettuce, potato, etc); distinctive usage here is covered under individual entrie...
...dle summer ... given / to men of middle age ’ mary-bud cym ii.iii.23 mari...
...dle summer ... given / to men of middle age ’ marjoram wt iv.iv.104 labiat...
...dle summer ... given / to men of middle age ’; culinary and medicinal properties ...
...dle summer ... given / to men of middle age ’ nose-herb aw iv.v.16 plant f...
...dle summer ... given / to men of middle age ’ sweet-marjoram aw iv.v.14 la...
Classical mythology...character in troilus and cressida age nor ts i.i.165 sweet beauty ... / su...
...et beauty ... / such as the daughter of age nor had king of tyre; father of daught...
...tal brand althaea burnt mother of meleage r, whose life-span was determined by the...
...en althaea burnt the log on a fire, meleage r died mele...
...r died meleage r below anchises 2h6 v.ii.62 a...
... as dear / as anna to the queen of carthage was sister of dido, to whom dido conf...
...e bear / with hounds of sparta son of age nor, king of tyre; he set off in pursuit...
...73 by that fire which burned the carthage queen / when the false trojan under sai...
...jan under sail was seen queen of carthage who fell in love with aeneas when he wa...
...ast a bull for thy europa daughter of age nor; she was abducted by jove in the sha...
... fleece aeson, jason above meleage r tnk iii.v.18 do you, / as once did...
...nk iii.v.18 do you, / as once did meleage r and the boar, / break comely out befor...
...ravaging the fields in calydon; in her rage althaea burnt mele...
... althaea burnt meleage r’s log on a fire, and he died ...
...r in the siege of troy, reputed for his age and wisdom; character in troilus and cr...
... / change shapes with proteus for advantage s old man of the sea, shepherd of pose...
...43 is there none of pygmalion's image s ... to be had now sculptor who creat...
Frequently Encountered Words (FEW)...o approach them in the manner of a language -teaching phrase-book, singling them out...
... if to john of gaunt] let them die that age and sullens have; / for both hast thou,...
...ding as your ladyship desired, / by message craved, so is lord talbot come crave (v...
...) 2--8, (n.), (adv.)fare (v.)get on, manage , do, copecym iii.i.82 [cloten to lucius...
... your grace?ts induction.2.100 [sly to page dressed as sly’s wife] i fare wel...
...ffectionmw iii.ii.5 [robin to mistress page ] i had rather, forsooth, go before you ...
...o woo ladies i fright themmw ii.i.125 [page to ford, of nym] here's a fellow fr...
...a, of himself] frighted from my countrygage (n.)pledge, challenge [usually, a glove...
...3 [king henry to williams] give me any gage of thine, and i will wear it in my bonn...
....34 [fitzwater to aumerle] there is my gage , aumerle, in g...
..., aumerle, in gage to thine g...
... to thine gage (v.)gentle (adj.)well-born, honourable,...
...nt place for our rehearsalr3 iii.v.1 [stage direction] enter richard ... and buckin...
...s / come from the north2h6 iii.i.282 [stage direction] enter a post3h6 v.i.1 [warwi...
...wenty several messengerscor i.viii.1 [stage direction] enter martius and aufidius a...
...have undone a man of fours core threevisage (n.)face, countenancemv iii.ii.59 [port...
...o, of the trojan wives] with bleared visage s come forth to view / the issue of th&#...
...o to romeo] give me a case to put my visage insee also vis...
... insee also visage (n.) 2voice (n.)vote, official supportc...

Words Families

 3 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
AGEBASICage n, aged adj