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 39 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
As You Like ItAYL II.ii.9Your grace was wont to laugh is also missing.Your Grace was wont to laugh is also missing,
CoriolanusCor II.iii.8tell us his noble deeds, we must also tell him our nobletel vs his Noble deeds, we must also tell him our Noble
CoriolanusCor IV.v.97Th'art tired, then, in a word, I also amTh'art tyr'd, then in a word, I also am
HamletHam V.ii.385Of that I shall have also cause to speak,Of that I shall haue alwayes cause to speake,
Henry IV Part 11H4 II.iv.393but also how thou art accompanied. For though the camomile,but also, how thou art accompanied: For though the Camomile,
Henry IV Part 11H4 II.iv.408pleasure, but in passion; not in words only, but in woes also.Pleasure, but in Passion; not in Words onely, but in Woes also:
Henry IV Part 22H4 II.iv.154tortures vile also! Hold hook and line, say I! Downand Tortures vilde also. Hold Hooke and Line, say I: Downe:
Henry IV Part 22H4 V.iii.137Let vultures vile seize on his lungs also!Let Vultures vil'de seize on his Lungs also:
Henry VH5 I.ii.69Hugh Capet also – who usurped the crownHugh Capet also, who vsurpt the Crowne
Henry VH5 I.ii.77Of Charles the Great. Also King Lewis the Tenth,Of Charles the Great: also King Lewes the Tenth,
Henry VH5 III.vi.31to you that Fortune is blind; and she is painted alsoto you, that Fortune is blinde; and shee is painted also
Henry VH5 IV.i.78also, look you, be an ass, and a fool, and a pratingalso, looke you, be an Asse and a Foole, and a prating
Henry VH5 IV.i.208This will I also wear in my cap. If ever thouThis will I also weare in my Cap: if euer thou
Henry VH5 IV.vi.10The noble Earl of Suffolk also lies.The Noble Earle of Suffolke also lyes.
Henry VH5 IV.vii.26also moreover a river at Monmouth – it is called Wyealso moreouer a Riuer at Monmouth, it is call'd Wye
Henry VH5 IV.vii.35and also being a little intoxicates in his prains,and also being a little intoxicates in his praines,
Henry VH5 IV.vii.44and his cups, so also Harry Monmouth, being in hisand his Cuppes; so also Harry Monmouth being in his
Henry VH5 IV.vii.53.2prisoners; also Warwick, Gloucester, Exeter, andwith prisoners.
Henry VH5 V.ii.247Den it sall also content me.Den it sall also content me.
Julius CaesarJC II.i.329That must we also. What it is, my Caius,That must we also. What it is my Caius,
King LearKL I.iv.60in the general dependants as in the Duke himself alsoin the generall dependants, as in the Duke himselfe also,
MacbethMac IV.iii.220But I must also feel it as a man.But I must also feele it as a man;
Measure for MeasureMM II.i.72I say, sir, I will detest myself also, as well as she,I say sir, I will detest my selfe also, as well as she,
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW I.i.40And there is also another device in my prain, whichand there is also another deuice in my praine, which
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW III.i.8I most fehemently desire you you will also lookI most fehemently desire you, you will also looke
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW IV.iv.66will be like a jackanapes also, to burn the knight withwill be like a Iacke-an-Apes also, to burne the Knight with
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW V.i.21weaver's beam, because I know also life is a shuttle. IWeauers beame, because I know also, life is a Shuttle) I
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW V.v.6beast. You were also, Jupiter, a swan for the love ofbeast. / You were also (Iupiter) a Swan, for the loue of
Much Ado About NothingMA III.iii.34Prince's subjects. You shall also make no noise in thePrinces subiects: you shall also make no noise in the
Much Ado About NothingMA V.i.294punishment. And also, the watch heard them talk of onepunishment, and also the watch heard them talke of one
Richard IIR2 IV.i.328To bury mine intents, but also to effectTo bury mine intents, but also to effect
Richard IIIR3 III.ii.94Enter a Pursuivant also named HastingsEnter a Pursuiuant.
Timon of AthensTim III.vi.2I also wish it to you. I think this honourable lordI also wish it to you: I thinke this Honorable Lord
Titus AndronicusTit II.iii.118.1He also stabs Bassianus, who dies.
Twelfth NightTN I.ii.39Who shortly also died; for whose dear love,Who shortly also dide: for whose deere loue
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG III.ii.25And also, I think, thou art not ignorantAnd also, I thinke, thou art not ignorant
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK V.i.41Yea, the speed also – to go on, I mean;Yea the speed also, to goe on, I meane:
The Winter's TaleWT IV.iv.234will also be the bondage of certain ribbons and gloves.will also be the bondage of certaine Ribbons and Gloues.
The Winter's TaleWT IV.iv.668for a cutpurse; a good nose is requisite also, to smell outfor a Cut-purse; a good Nose is requisite also, to smell out

Glossary

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Ajax[pron: 'ayjaks, OP also a'jayks] son of Telemon, king of Salamis (also called Ajax Telemonius); fought against Troy; proverbial for his size and strength
Ariachne[pron: ari'aknee] weaver from Lydia, who challenged Athene to a contest; when Ariachne’s work was seen to be superior, Athene destroyed it, and Ariachne hanged herself; Athene saved her, but changed her into a spider; also known as Arachne
Athene[pron: a'theena] Greek goddess of wisdom and learning, protector of Athens; also known as Athena, Pallas Athena, or Pallas
backwardlyunfavourably, in a lowly manner; also: in reverse order of priority
baconporker, fat one; also: rustic
balleyeball; also: cannon-ball
bemete, be-metemeasure; also: mete out punishment
blesswound, hurt, beat; also: consecrate
bombast, bumbastwool padding, stuffing; also: high-flown language, empty words
broilsubject to great heat; also: be engaged in a struggle
BullTaurus, the second sign of the zodiac, associated with cuckoldry, and also the neck and throat
bumbastwool padding; also: high-flown language
bungpickpocket; also: hole-stopper [penis]
buzzardignoramus, stupid person; also: inferior kind of hawk
caracklarge merchant ship, also fitted out for war
carrack, carackgalleon, large merchant ship, also fitted out for war
carrywear; also: bear the weight of
chace[tennis] forfeited point; also: pursuit
chargedloaded; also: given a burden
Chartreux[pron: shah'truh] Carthusian abbey at Chartreuse, E France; also, the name of the order of monks
chase[tennis] forfeited point; also: pursuit
cheaterdeceiver, sharper, gamester; also: officer who looks after estates forfeited to the crown
clownyokel, rustic, country bumpkin; also: low comic character [in a play]
coals, carrysubmit to insult, show cowardice; also: do degrading work
codpiececloth case or pocket worn by a man at the front of breeches or hose; also: what it contains
copy[legal] type of tenure, copyhold; also: process of replication
courtshipcourt life, courtliness; also: wooing, courting
craftcarry out a craft; also: act craftily
crosscrossness; also: sign of the cross
dildononsense refrain in a ballad; also: artificial penis
dissolveddestroyed, ruined; also: annulled
durancedurability, lasting nature; also: type of strong durable cloth
eke[archaism] also, moreover, too
exhaleddragged from a proper course; also: drawn up as a vapour
fichewpolecat, skunk; also: prostitute
fitchewpolecat, skunk; also: prostitute
flagreed, rush; also: variety of iris
growtake liberties with, trouble; also: grow up [too fast]
half-faced[of a coin] showing a monarch's profile; also: clipped, imperfect
heartin poor condition, lacking in strength; also: lacking inclination
holyof holiness; also: full of holes
kitebird of prey; thieving bird [of ill omen; also, strong term of abuse]
lamelyimperfectly, defectively; also, haltingly, in a lame manner
latticelattice-work, criss-cross adornment; also: tavern symbol
libertyplays not written according to traditional rules of drama; also: district not subject to a sheriff's legal order [i.e. more suitable for theatres]
likeequally, similarly, also
Mercurymessenger of the Roman gods; also, god of commerce
Museone of the nine goddesses in Greek mythology, the daughters of Zeus and Mnemosyne, who gave artistic inspiration; also called the Helicons, as they lived on Mt Helicon
ouchornament, gem; also: sore
partitionwall, dividing structure; also: section of a learned book
Phoebus[pron: 'feebus] Latin name for Apollo as the sun-god; also called Phoebus Apollo
pissing while, aa very short time; also: with enough time to urinate
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
playplay guns on, aim at; also: torment
plightedfolded, hidden; also: solemnly pledged
Plutus[pron: 'plootus] Greek god of wealth and gold; also called Pluto
poxvenereal disease; also: plague, or any other disease displaying skin pustules
pucellemaid, virgin, girl; also: drab, trollop, slut
pusselmaid, virgin, girl; also: drab, trollop, slut
puzzelmaid, virgin, girl; also: drab, trollop, slut
recoverget back; also: cover again
Rialto[pron: ree'altoh] commercial exchange in Venice, NE Italy; also, bridge spanning the Grand Canal
royalkingly; also: to the value of the English coin worth half a pound
rufflingfrilled, lace-adorned; also: embellishing, gay
scoringcharging to an account; also: cutting, wounding
sequestrationimprisonment, isolation; also: loss of property
shadowedshaded, darkened; also [heraldry]: faintly drawn
shot-freescot-free, without paying the bill; also: unwounded, unpunished
slipcounterfeit coin; also: evasion
snakytwisting, winding, sinuous; also: deceitful
snuffin need of snuffing out; also: in a rage
st2nd person singular ending; also: short form of some auxiliary verbs such as 'must', 'shallst'
StrandLondon street of fashionable merchants; also, of apprentices
takestudy, learn; also: draw forth
Tartarsomeone from Tartary, C Asia; known for pitilessness; also, a stereotype of dark complexion
thriftyworthy, estimable; also: stingy, frugal
tidygood-looking, handsome; also: fat, plump
Troyancient city of W Turkey, besieged for 10 years during the Trojan Wars; also called Ilium, Ilion
uncoinedunalloyed, genuine; also: not yet in circulation [among women]
underminedig underneath; also: overthrow
underminersapper; also: overthrower
unkindlycruelly, harshly; also: unnaturally
unmanned[falconry] untrained; also: without a husband
unsettleddisturbed, troubled; also: unresolved, unfixed
waterishabounding in water; also: wishy-washy, watered down
wildfireflaming gunpowder; also: will o' the wisp; type of eruptive disease
wittollycuckoldy; also: half-witted
wranglerquarreller, arguer; also: opponent, disputant
writplays written according to traditional rules of drama; also: a district of the city subject to a sheriff's legal order [i.e. less suitable for theatres]

Thesaurus

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Themes and Topics

 38 result(s).
Address forms...o a senior person of no particular rank also familiar address to non-soldier] ...
... chicken [between spouses to children also in parody] dame mac iv ii 65...
...o olivia [lovers] madam [very formal also as &lsquo my lady&rsquo ] lieg...
...bot [enemies] sir [friendly approach also as &lsquo good signor&rsquo not restri...
...oriolanus to enemies] [great respect also used for mock effect] cousin ...
An... where an is used before /j/ there are also several instances where an is used befor...
... in shakespearean english we do find an also used when the h-word is monosyllabic or ...
Archaisms...wise modern text some of the forms will also still be heard in regional dialects ...
... in regional dialects archaisms were also around in shakespeare’s time usually it...
...letter scroll or play script but they also turn up in certain types of character (s...
Attention signals...elia [>> ‘behold’ above] soft is also used in the sense of ‘not so fast’ (see ...
...ia to all] pray you mark mark is also used in various ways to do with ‘paying ...
Comparison...proper rather than properest) there are also some special cases adjectives derived f...
...n never a paindest expression) adverbs also allow the expression of comparison soon...
... r2 ii i 49     there are also several cases where an inflectional endi...
Cosmos...oldry (through the notion of horns) and also the neck and throat ursa major ...
Elision...or absence of an apostrophe in the texts also varies depending partly on editorial pr...
Exclamations...cf modern &lsquo come come&rsquo [see also below] hanged be h8 v iv 17...
...ern &lsquo don&rsquo t worry&rsquo [see also above] heigh tem i i 5 he...
Family...ongside stepmother and sire and dam are also used as a contemptuous way of referrrin...
...r3 i iv 49) and stepmother (cym i ii 2) also occur example people involved ...
Farewells...y farewells’) modern english goodbye is also present in a variety of spellings its ...
Greetings...nerally different in form greetings may also be different in range of application go...
...ome some of these expressions are also used in leave-taking farewells ...
Hence, thence, and whence...er common in modern formal english) and also entering into the occasional compound...
Hither, thither, and whither...ll you go too’ (1h4 ii iii 118) context also motivates the choice between a static an...
How and how...th in similar ways to today however was also often used in the modern way among the ...
Humours...nse of humour as a physical secretion is also still found in early modern english (hum...
Ly...ost cases adverb forms with the -ly are also found at that time - nobly for example ...
...ng madam the opposite effect can also be seen some adverbs were formed from n...
Money... i ii 65 [= thaler] german silver coin also in other countries with varying value e...
...r coin of varying but significant value also used in surrounding countries [cf below...
Past tenses...e regular formation adds -ed but -en is also common as in i have taken and i was tak...
Plants...e of the ‘fairest flowers o’th’ season’ also called ‘nature’s bastard’ hareb...
... used as part of a ‘fantastic garland’ also called ‘dead-men’s fingers’ lov...
...[french pensées] especially of lovers also called ‘love-in-idleness’ ‘cupid’s flow...
... lauraceae laurus nobilis bay-tree also called laurel associated with fame rep...
...aten when its flesh has begun to decay also thought to resemble buttocks or female ...
...nally associated with repentance pity also called ‘herb of grace’ described as ‘so...
...mits a lethal shriek on being pulled up also supposed aphrodisiac properties as man...
Plurals... reverse process (singular > plural) can also be found as in ‘their business still li...
Responses...irect response nay for example could also used as an introductory word expressive...
... content ha buzz buzz) could of course also be used as responses discourse markers ...
Swearing... i ii 47 pox on it a cym ii i 17 also a pox on him [etc] ...
Thou and you...ou would be used in return but thou was also used to express special intimacy as whe...
...nly the old singular/plural contrast may also still be seen as in hamlet’s switch fro...
Verb forms...4 v iv 76) the demands of the metre are also important -eth giving the poet the opti...
...[usually in a clause beginning with if] also a dialect usage h5 v ii 201 if ever tho...
Who and who... contracted form whoe’er a contraction also seen in whosoe’er grammatical usage of ...
Withal and withal...ive (‘nevertheless’) the simple form is also used as a preposition but as it is only...
Classical mythology... amazon captured or abducted by theseus also known as antiope argus mv v ...
...aved her but changed her into a spider also known as arachne ariadne tg ...
...al strength and miraculous achievements also referred to as alcides and comically as ...
...ea leda mw v v 7 you were also jupiter a swan for the love of leda ...
...r of a robber sinnis loved by theseus also known as perigouna perseus e...
...oy in the wooden horse and killed priam also known as neoptolemus rhesus ...
Gods and goddesses...i) poetry music archery and healing also known as phoebus apollo or phoebus delp...
...dom and learning protectress of athens also known as athena pallas athena or palla...
...ed with the moon chastity and hunting also known as cynthia luna and phoebe ...
... torch a crown of flowers and a flute also known as hymenaeus hymenaeus ...
...ather especially thunder and lightning also known as jove lucina cym v i...
...man gods with the attributes of hermes also god of commerce hermes above m...
...nemosyne who gave artistic inspiration also called the helicons as they lived on mt...
... latin name for apollo as the sun-god also called phoebus apollo apollo above ...
...edicine greek god of wealth and gold also known as pluto priapus per i...
Non-classical legend, romance, and folklore...ons character in two noble kinsman see also amazon amazonian john mw i ...
Religious personalities and beings...dith e3 ii i 170 bible (apocrypha also judith) heroine who kills assyrian gen...
London...v 52 street of fashionable merchants also of apprentices now wc2 tower ...
World [outside Britain], places and peoples...abbey at chartreuse grenoble e france also used as the name of the order ...
...ing the adriatic sea modern sw croatia also known as illyria illyricum dar...
...commercial exchange in venice ne italy also bridge spanning the grand canal ...
...tartary c asia known for pitilessness also a stereotype of dark complexion ...
...ged for 10 years during the trojan wars also called ilium ilion troyant ...
French...ench usage appears in henry v but items also occasionally appear in other plays for ...
...aussi (adv ) tn iii i 69   too also aussi que (conj ) h5 iii...
... what h5 v ii 108 there are also a few instances of mock-french used by ...
Latin...ll as the errors listed above there are also instances of mock latin produced by fes...
Italian and Spanish...e’) christopher sly (ts induction 1 5) also seems to be attempting spanish in his pa...
Welsh...herefore mw iii i 73 there are also some cases where a consonant is omitted ...
Frequently Encountered Words (FEW)...to note that a number of these words are also used in other less frequent senses in ...
...to orlando] love is merely a madness see also merely (adv ) 2--3 methinks(t) methoug...
...onio] this is the man do thy office see also office (n ) 2--8 (v ) oft (adv ) often...
...to all] that power i have discharge see also power (n ) 2--9 prate (v ) prattle cha...
...nd] i prattle / something too wildly see also something (adv ) 2 sport (n ) recreatio...
...ur suit / is that you reconcile them see also suit (n ) 2--4 (v ) sup (v ) have supp...
...] give me a case to put my visage in see also visage (n ) 2 voice (n ) vote official...
Abbreviations...inevitable result to this convention is also used in cases where the selected quotati...
...v i 95 kl i ii 105 here he parenthesis also signals that some the other examples lis...
...vention when a quotation is followed by also and another sense number we mean that t...
... premonition divining the future’ must also be noted for this quotation the ‘or...
...ecomes develops into >>  see see also [in panels] unclear meaning or u...

Words Families

 1 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
ALSOBASICalso adv
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