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Search phrase: attempt

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 37 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
All's Well That Ends WellAW I.iii.249And pray God's blessing into thy attempt.And praie Gods blessing into thy attempt:
All's Well That Ends WellAW III.vi.62the attempt for a worthy exploit. If you speed well in itthe attempt for a worthy exploit: if you speede well in it,
All's Well That Ends WellAW III.vi.75but the attempt I vow.but the attempt I vow.
As You Like ItAYL I.ii.167give over this attempt.giue ouer this attempt.
As You Like ItAYL III.iii.45heart, stagger in this attempt; for here we have no templeheart, stagger in this attempt: for heere wee haue no Temple
CoriolanusCor V.iii.146But with his last attempt he wiped it out,But with his last Attempt, he wip'd it out:
CymbelineCym I.v.109offence herein too, I durst attempt it against anyoffence heerein to, I durst attempt it against any
CymbelineCym I.v.113worthy of by your attempt.worthy of, by your Attempt.
CymbelineCym I.v.115A repulse: though your attempt – as you call it – A Repulse though your Attempt (as you call it)
CymbelineCym III.iv.184All that good time will give us. This attemptAll that good time will giue vs. This attempt,
Henry IV Part 11H4 IV.i.61The quality and hair of our attemptThe qualitie and Heire of our Attempt
Henry IV Part 22H4 IV.ii.45We have supplies to second our attempt.Wee haue Supplyes, to second our Attempt:
Henry VI Part 11H6 II.v.79But mark: as in this haughty great attemptBut marke: as in this haughtie great attempt,
Henry VI Part 33H6 IV.ii.26You that will follow me to this attempt,You that will follow me to this attempt,
Henry VIIIH8 III.ii.17Bar his access to th' King, never attemptBarre his accesse to'th'King, neuer attempt
Julius CaesarJC V.iii.40Thou shouldst attempt it. Come now, keep thine oath;Thou should'st attempt it. Come now, keepe thine oath,
King Edward IIIE3 II.ii.147Let it forbid you to attempt the other.Let it forbid you to attempt the other:
King Edward IIIE3 V.i.90For what is he that will attempt great deedsFor what is he that will attmpt great deeds,
King JohnKJ V.ii.111Till my attempt so much be glorifiedTill my attempt so much be glorified,
MacbethMac II.ii.10And 'tis not done. The attempt and not the deedAnd 'tis not done: th' attempt, and not the deed,
MacbethMac III.vi.39.1Prepares for some attempt of war.Prepares for some attempt of Warre.
Measure for MeasureMM I.iv.79By fearing to attempt. Go to Lord Angelo,By fearing to attempt: Goe to Lord Angelo
Measure for MeasureMM III.i.256will I frame and make fit for his attempt. If you thinkwill I frame, and make fit for his attempt: if you thinke
Measure for MeasureMM IV.ii.184persuasion can with ease attempt you, I will go further thanperswasion, can with ease attempt you, I wil go further then
OthelloOth I.iii.29Neglecting an attempt of ease and gainNeglecting an attempt of ease, and gaine
OthelloOth III.iv.22therefore I will attempt the doing of it.therefore I will attempt the doing it.
OthelloOth IV.ii.236your pleasure. I will be near to second your attempt,your pleasure. I will be neere to second your Attempt,
OthelloOth V.ii.253(within) If thou attempt it, it will cost thee dear;If thou attempt it, it will cost thee deere;
PericlesPer V.i.174And having wooed a villain to attempt it,and hauing wooed a villaine, / To attempt it,
Richard IIIR3 V.iii.266For me, the ransom of my bold attemptFor me, the ransome of my bold attempt,
Richard IIIR3 V.iii.268But if I thrive, the gain of my attemptBut if I thriue, the gaine of my attempt,
Romeo and JulietRJ II.ii.68And what love can do, that dares love attempt.And what Loue can do, that dares Loue attempt:
The Merchant of VeniceMV II.i.39And either not attempt to choose at allAnd either not attempt to choose at all,
The Merchant of VeniceMV IV.i.418Dear sir, of force I must attempt you further.Deare sir, of force I must attempt you further,
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW IV.ii.200waste, attempt us again.waste, attempt vs againe.
Titus AndronicusTit III.i.50For which attempt the judges have pronouncedFor which attempt the Iudges haue pronounc'st
Twelfth NightTN III.ii.27do redeem it by some laudable attempt either of valourdo redeeme it, by some laudable attempt, either of valour

Poems

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The Rape of LucreceLuc.491 ‘ I see what crosses my attempt will bring; I see what crosses my attempt will bring,

Glossary

 18 result(s).
accentattempt at speaking, inarticulate sound
assailapproach with offers of love, woo with vigour, attempt to seduce
assayattack, attempt, trial
assayeffort, attempt
assayattempt, try, venture
attemptendeavour, venture, strive [for]
attemptexploit, undertaking, enterprise
attemptattack, assail, subdue
attemptattack, assault
attempttempt, persuade, win over
attemptundertake, perform, carry out
attemptablecapable of being seduced
chirrah[unclear usage; perhaps attempting a greeting in Greek] sirrah
Nessuscentaur, shot by Hercules for attempting to rape Deianeira; Nessus gave her a poisonous liquid disguised as a love-potion, causing Hercules' death when he wore a shirt dipped in it
offerattempt, start, try, make a move
profferattempt, effort, endeavour
unattempteduntempted, unseduced, unapproached
venturerisky enterprise, hazardous attempt

Thesaurus

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attemptproffer
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attemptassay
attemptassay
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attempt, hazardousventure
hazardous attemptventure
speaking, attempt ataccent

Themes and Topics

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Thou and you..., beatrice, thou lovest me. thou first attempt at intimacy beatrice: do not swear, a...
... it; i protest i love thee. thee second attempt at intimacy beatrice: why, then, god ...

Words Families

 3 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
ATTEMPT [try]BASICattempt n, attempt v
TEMPTBASICattemptable adj
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