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Plays

 67 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
All's Well That Ends WellAW I.ii.7For speedy aid; wherein our dearest friendFor speedie ayde: wherein our deerest friend
All's Well That Ends WellAW I.iii.231If you should tender your supposed aid,If you should tender your supposed aide,
All's Well That Ends WellAW III.vii.11By the good aid that I of you shall borrow,By the good ayde that I of you shall borrow,
All's Well That Ends WellAW V.i.20And aid me with that store of power you haveAnd ayde me with that store of power you haue
All's Well That Ends WellAW V.iii.326For I can guess that by thy honest aidFor I can guesse, that by thy honest ayde,
Antony and CleopatraAC II.ii.92To lend me arms and aid when I required them,To lend me Armes, and aide when I requir'd them,
Antony and CleopatraAC V.ii.27A conqueror that will pray in aid for kindness,A Conqueror that will pray in ayde for kindnesse,
CoriolanusCor I.vi.66.1That best can aid your action.That best can ayde your action.
CoriolanusCor I.vii.3Those centuries to our aid. The rest will serveThose Centuries to our ayd, the rest will serue
CoriolanusCor I.viii.14.1Here they fight, and certain Volsces come in the aid ofHeere they fight, and certaine Volces come in the ayde of
CoriolanusCor V.i.34Nay, pray be patient. If you refuse your aidNay, pray be patient: If you refuse your ayde
CymbelineCym V.iv.43Lucina lent not me her aid,Lucina lent not me her ayde,
HamletHam IV.i.33Friends both, go join you with some further aid.Friends both go ioyne you with some further ayde:
Henry IV Part 11H4 V.i.46To this we swore our aid. But in short spaceTo this, we sware our aide: But in short space,
Henry VH5 I.ii.132In aid whereof we of the spiritualtyIn ayde whereof, we of the Spiritualtie
Henry VI Part 11H6 I.i.143Whilst such a worthy leader, wanting aid,Whil'st such a worthy Leader, wanting ayd,
Henry VI Part 11H6 I.ii.82Her aid she promised and assured success.Her ayde she promis'd, and assur'd successe.
Henry VI Part 11H6 IV.iii.12Renowned Talbot doth expect my aid,Renowned Talbot doth expect my ayde,
Henry VI Part 11H6 IV.iii.44But curse the cause I cannot aid the man.But curse the cause I cannot ayde the man.
Henry VI Part 11H6 IV.iv.11Set from our o'ermatched forces forth for aid.Set from our ore-matcht forces forth for ayde.
Henry VI Part 11H6 IV.iv.23The levied succours that should lend him aid,The leuied succours that should lend him ayde,
Henry VI Part 11H6 IV.iv.29York set him on; York should have sent him aid.Yorke set him on, Yorke should haue sent him ayde.
Henry VI Part 11H6 IV.iv.41Within six hours they will be at his aid.Within sixe houres, they will be at his ayde.
Henry VI Part 11H6 V.iii.7Appear and aid me in this enterprise!Appeare, and ayde me in this enterprize.
Henry VI Part 22H6 IV.v.4them. The Lord Mayor craves aid of your honourthem: / The L. Maior craues ayd of your Honor
Henry VI Part 22H6 IV.v.6Such aid as I can spare you shall command,Such ayd as I can spare you shall command,
Henry VI Part 33H6 II.i.146With aid of soldiers to this needful war.With ayde of Souldiers to this needfull Warre.
Henry VI Part 33H6 II.v.76Weep, wretched man; I'll aid thee tear for tear;Weepe wretched man: Ile ayde thee Teare for Teare,
Henry VI Part 33H6 III.i.28My Queen and son are gone to France for aid;My Queene and Son are gone to France for aid:
Henry VI Part 33H6 III.i.43She, on his left side, craving aid for Henry,Shee on his left side, crauing ayde for Henrie;
Henry VI Part 33H6 III.iii.32Am come to crave thy just and lawful aid;Am come to craue thy iust and lawfull ayde:
Henry VI Part 33H6 III.iii.148From giving aid which late I promised.From giuing ayde, which late I promised.
Henry VI Part 33H6 III.iii.220You shall have aid.You shall haue ayde.
Henry VIIIH8 I.ii.114And never seek for aid out of himself. Yet see,And neuer seeke for ayd out of himselfe: yet see,
King Edward IIIE3 II.ii.9Hath yielded to his highness friendly aid,Hath yeelded to his highnes friendly ayd,
King Edward IIIE3 II.ii.205To greet our friends there and to crave their aid.To greete our friends there, and to craue their aide,
King Edward IIIE3 III.i.42I come to aid thee with my country's force.I come to aide thee with my countries force,
King Edward IIIE3 III.i.99Together with this aid of Muscovites,Togeither with this aide of Muscouites,
King Edward IIIE3 III.iv.57Whether a borrowed aid will serve or no;Whether a borrowed aid will serue or no,
King Edward IIIE3 IV.i.1My lord of Salisbury, since by your aidMy Lord of Salisbury since by our aide,
King Edward IIIE3 IV.ii.7The promised aid that made them stand aloofThe promised aid that made them stand aloofe,
King Edward IIIE3 IV.iv.144If we do fear, with fear we do but aidIf we do feare, with feare we do but aide
King JohnKJ II.i.584Hath drawn him from his own determined aid,Hath drawne him from his owne determin'd ayd,
MacbethMac I.iii.146.1But with the aid of use.But with the aid of vse.
MacbethMac I.v.27Which fate and metaphysical aid doth seemWhich Fate and Metaphysicall ayde doth seeme
MacbethMac III.vi.30Is gone to pray the holy king, upon his aid,Is gone, to pray the Holy King, vpon his ayd
PericlesPer III.ii.34To me and to my aid the blest infusionsTo me and to my ayde, the blest infusions
PericlesPer IV.ii.142Diana, aid my purpose!Diana ayde my purpose.
Richard IIR2 II.iii.149We all have strongly sworn to give him aid;Wee all haue strongly sworne to giue him ayd,
Richard IIIR3 II.ii.63How can we aid you with our kindred tears?How can we ayde you with our Kindred teares?
Richard IIIR3 IV.iv.438And there they hull, expecting but the aidAnd there they hull, expecting but the aide
Richard IIIR3 IV.v.5The fear of that holds off my present aid.The feare of that, holds off my present ayde.
Richard IIIR3 V.iii.94And aid thee in this doubtful shock of arms.And ayde thee in this doubtfull shocke of Armes.
Richard IIIR3 V.iii.174(To Richmond) I died for hope ere I could lend thee aid,Ghost to Richm. I dyed for hope / Ere I could lend thee Ayde;
The Comedy of ErrorsCE V.i.153Chased us away; till, raising of more aid,Chac'd vs away: till raising of more aide 
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW III.v.136the devil that guides him should aid him, I will searchthe Diuell that guides him, should aide him, I will search
The TempestTem V.i.40To hear the solemn curfew, by whose aidTo heare the solemne Curfewe, by whose ayde
The TempestTem V.i.143For the like loss, I have her sovereign aid,For the like losse, I haue her soueraigne aid,
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG II.iv.183In these affairs to aid me with thy counsel.In these affaires to aid me with thy counsaile.
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK I.ii.8I'th' aid o'th' current were almost to sink,I'th aide o'th Current, were almost to sincke,
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK V.i.47Brimmed with the blood of men; give me your aid,Brymd with the blood of men: give me your aide
The Winter's TaleWT III.ii.19of a true subject, didst counsel and aid them, for theirof a true Subiect, didst counsaile and ayde them, for their
The Winter's TaleWT IV.iv.621Nothing may give us aid.Nothing may giue vs aide.
Timon of AthensTim V.i.145A lack of Timon's aid, hath sense withalA lacke of Timons ayde, hath since withall
Timon of AthensTim V.i.146Of its own fault, restraining aid to Timon,Of it owne fall, restraining ayde to Timon,
Titus AndronicusTit IV.iii.15Tell him it is for justice and for aid,Tell him it is for iustice, and for aide,
Twelfth NightTN I.ii.54Conceal me what I am, and be my aidConceale me what I am, and be my ayde,

Poems

 6 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
SonnetsSonn.79.1 Whilst I alone did call upon thy aid, WHilst I alone did call vpon thy ayde,
SonnetsSonn.86.8 Giving him aid, my verse astonished. Giuing him ayde, my verse astonished.
The Rape of LucreceLuc.912 A thousand crosses keep them from thy aid; A thousand crosses keepe them from thy aide:
The Rape of LucreceLuc.1696 Each present lord began to promise aid, Each present Lord began to promise aide,
The Rape of LucreceLuc.1784 Weak words, so thick come in his poor heart's aid Weake words, so thick come in his poor harts aid,
Venus and AdonisVen.1190 And yokes her silver doves, by whose swift aid And yokes her siluer doues, by whose swift aide,

Glossary

 111 result(s).
Absyrtus[pron: ab'sertus] younger brother of Medea, killed by her to aid Jason's escape with the Golden Fleece
accommodateaid, help, give an advantage
accompliceassociate, partner, aide
adjunctaid, aide-memoire, assistant
advantagebenefit, help, aid
afeardafraid, frightened, scared
after-debtunpaid bill after goods have been received, outstanding debt
aid
aidanceaid, assistance, help
aidanthelpful, assisting, beneficial
ale-wifeale-house keeper, barmaid
Amazon, Amazonianone of a race of warrior women, said to be descended from Ares, god of war
apaidpleased, satisfied, contented
appaid, apaidpleased, satisfied, contented
assistanceassociates, partners, aides
availadvantage, benefit, aid
beddedsmooth-lying, laid flat
bevycompany [of maidens], gathering
boldready, unafraid, prepared
bondmaidslave girl
braidupbraid, reproach, disparage
braid[unclear meaning] twisted, deceitful
braidedplaited, woven, divided into locks
briberprice paid, incentive, inducement
butter-woman[woman who deals in butter, dairy-maid] chatterer, gabbler
comfortassist, help, give aid to
companionassociate, aide, comrade
conjureengage in magic, cast spells, invoke supernatural aid
contributionmilitary levy, aid, supplies
Cyclops[pron: 'siyklops] one-eyed giants who aided Vulcan in forging armour for the gods
damoselladamsel, young maiden
day-womandairy-maid
dey-woman, day-womandairy-maid
doubtfear, be afraid [for], feel anxious [for]
earnestguarantee, promise [small sum of money paid to secure a bargain]
enchasedadorned, decorated, inlaid
facetrim with braid, adorn
fairin fine array, brightly laid out
feepaid by a fee, hired, bribed
foresaidaforesaid
furtheranceaid, assistance, help
ground-piece[unclear meaning] painting used as a teaching-aid
handagency, means, aid
hatchedinlaid, streaked, ornamented
have[said at the start of a fencing attack or other confrontation] I come at, let me at [a person]
have [said at the start of a confrontation or attack; more usually: have at] I come
inaidibleunable to be assisted, incapable of being helped
Jillserving-maid
kitchen-trullkitchen-maid, serving-girl
lowlylaid low, prostrate; or: little, tiny
maidvirgin, unmarried woman
maidhuman, mortal [woman]
maidhandmaid, servant, attendant
maidyoung fish
Maid Marianwoman loved by Robin Hood
maidenuntried, untested, uninitiated [in battle]
maidenbefitting chastity
maidenunblemished, unstained, not put to use
maidenwithout bloodshed
maidenheadvirginity
maidenheadopening stage, first step
Maidenheadtown near Windsor, Berkshire
maidhoodmaidenhood
maid-palefragile as a young girl, delicate
mermaidsiren
nakedexposed, unprotected, laid open
Nero[pron: 'neeroh] Roman emperor, 1st-c, who slew his mother, Agrippina; said to have played on his lute while watching Rome burn; considered a model of cruelty
not-fearingfearless, unafraid, courageous
nourishnurse, nursemaid
pray in aid[legal] claim the assistance of someone who has a shared interest in a defence action
prenominateaforesaid, previously mentioned
prescriptprescribed, appropriate, laid down
press-moneymoney paid to recruits when conscripted
pucellemaid, virgin, girl; also: drab, trollop, slut
pusselmaid, virgin, girl; also: drab, trollop, slut
puzzelmaid, virgin, girl; also: drab, trollop, slut
quothsaid
ransommoney owing, amount to be paid
reliefassistance, help, aid
relieveaid, assist, rescue
remainderbalance, amount remaining unpaid
remembrancerofficial reminder, aide-memoire
roadinroad, raid, incursion
rodinroad, foray, raid
saidwell done
saidfinished speaking, had one's say
sain[archaism] said
sea-maidmermaid, sea-nymph
singleunaided, single-handed, sole
snatcherraider, thief, robber
sobersedate, staid, demure, grave
speedassistance, aid, protector
staidbalanced, settled, calm
subornationaiding and abetting, inducement to do wrong, instigation
succourhelp, assist, aid
succourhelp, assistance, aid
tailor[said when falling] exclamation of shock, surprise
traversedplaced crosswise, laid across the shoulders
twittaunt, upbraid, reproach
unbraideduntarnished, not shop-soiled, new
unfee'dnot rewarded with a fee, unpaid
unlaidnot driven out by an exorcist, not prevented from walking
unlaidnot laid open, undisclosed, unrevealed
unstaidunrestrained, unregulated, unchecked
unstaidimmodest, undignified, indecorous
unstaidunsteady, unsettled, vacillating
untenderedunpaid, not offered, outstanding
vantagebenefit, aid, help
virgin-knotmaidenhead, virginity
wastedlaid waste, ravaged, ruined
well saidwell done

Thesaurus

 78 result(s).
aforesaidforesaid
aforesaidprenominate
afraidafeard
afraid, bedoubt
aidadjunct
aidaccommodate
aidvantage
aidcontribution
aidavail
aidrelief
aidrelieve
aidaidance
aidadvantage
aidfurtherance
aidsuccour
aidspeed
aidhand
aidsuccour
aid, givecomfort
aidecompanion
aideassistance
aideaccomplice
aide-memoireadjunct
aide-memoireremembrancer
aiding and abettingsubornation
amount remaining unpaidremainder
amount to be paidransom
barmaidale-wife
bill, unpaid after goods have been receivedafter-debt
braid, trim withface
brightly laid outfair
company [of maidens]bevy
conscripts, money paid topress-money
dairy-maiddey-woman, day-woman
dairy-maidbutter-woman
fee, paid by afee
flat, laidbedded
handmaidmaid
inlaidhatched
inlaidenchased
kitchen-maidkitchen-trull
laid downprescript
laid flatbedded
low, laidlowly
maidpucelle
maiden, youngdamosella
maidenheadvirgin-knot
maidenhoodmaidhood
mermaidsea-maid
money paid to recruits when conscriptedpress-money
nursemaidnourish
open, laidnaked
open, not laidunlaid
paid by a feefee
paid pricebriber
painting used as a teaching-aidground-piece
price paidbriber
raidrod
raidroad
raidersnatcher
saidquoth
saidsain
serving-maidJill
shoulders, laid across thetraversed
staidsober
supernatural aid, invokeconjure
teaching-aid, painting used as aground-piece
trim with braidface
unafraidnot-fearing
unafraidbold
unaidedsingle
unpaiduntendered
unpaidunfee'd
unpaid amountremainder
unpaid bill after goods have been receivedafter-debt
upbraidtwit
upbraidbraid
waste, laidwasted

Themes and Topics

 2 result(s).
Classical mythology...nger brother of medea, killed by her to aid jason’s escape with the golden fl...
...ow falls on priam one-eyed giants who aid ed vulcan in forging armour for the gods...
... we’ll show thee io as she was a maid , / and how she was beguiled and surpris...
...women, like the nereides, / so many mermaid s, tended her i’th’ eyes s...
... of sand in her hand; there were later said to be 10 sibyls sinon cym iii.i...
... who fought against the olympian gods; said to be the father of several monsters; z...
Frequently Encountered Words (FEW)... with these items will be many times repaid by a smoother reading of the texts. i...
...lace in the glossary. afeard (adj.)afraid , frightened, scaredcym iv.ii.94 [cloten...
...rpose purpose (n.) 2--3, (v.)quoth (v.)said aw i.iii.83 [clown to countess] one in t...
...sus, of adriana] didst not her kitchen-maid rail, taunt, and scorn me?h5 ii.ii.41 [...
... ophelia] be something scanter of your maid en presence2h4 i.ii.189 [falstaff to lor...
...f talbot] such a worthy leader, wanting aid want (v.) 2--4, (n.)warrant (v.)assure,...

Words Families

 8 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
AIDBASICaid n, aid v, aidant adj, aidance n, aiding adj
AIDNOTaidless adj, inaidible adj
INAIDABLEBASICsee AID
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