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Search phrase: agony

Plays

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PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
Henry VI Part 33H6 V.v.39Sprawlest thou? Take that, to end thy agony.Sprawl'st thou? take that, to end thy agonie.
Henry VIIIH8 II.i.33With such an agony he sweat extremely,With such an Agony, he sweat extreamly,
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.846Mirth cannot move a soul in agony.Mirth cannot moue a soule in agonie.
Much Ado About NothingMA V.i.26Charm ache with air and agony with words.Charme ache with ayre, and agony with words,
Richard IIIR3 I.iv.42Awaked you not with this sore agony?Awak'd you not in this sore Agony?
Richard IIIR3 IV.iv.164God knows, in torment and in agony.(God knowes) in torment and in agony.
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK III.vi.219And have the agony of love about 'em,And have the agony of love about 'em,

Glossary

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agonyanguish, great distress; or: death-struggle
diesuffer pain, go through agony
Lichas[pron: 'liykas] companion to Hercules, who brought him a poisoned tunic; after wearing it, Hercules in agony threw Lichas into the sky

Thesaurus

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agony, go throughdie

Themes and Topics

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Classical mythology...c; after wearing the tunic, hercules in agony threw lichas into the sky nessus bel...

Words Families

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Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
AGONYBASICagony n
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