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Plays

 15 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
Antony and CleopatraAC II.vi.127shall prove the immediate author of their variance.shall proue the immediate Author of their variance.
CoriolanusCor V.iii.36As if a man were author of himselfAs if a man were Author of himself,
HamletHam II.ii.442the author of affectation, but called it an honest method,the Author of affectation, but cal'd it an honest method.
HamletHam IV.v.81Next, your son gone, and he most violent authorNext your Sonne gone, and he most violent Author
Henry IV Part 22H4 epilogue.26much cloyed with fat meat, our humble author willmuch cloid with Fat Meate, our humble Author will
Henry VH5 IV.i.150the author of the servant's damnation. But this is not so.the author of the Seruants damnation: but this is not so:
Henry VH5 Epil.chorus.2Our bending author hath pursued the story,Our bending Author hath pursu'd the Story,
Henry VI Part 33H6 IV.vi.18He was the author, thou the instrument.He was the Author, thou the Instrument.
King Edward IIIE3 II.i.417But to corrupt the author of my bloodBut to corrupt the author of my blood,
Love's Labour's LostLLL IV.iii.293And abstinence engenders maladies.And abstinence ingenders maladies. / And where that you haue vow'd to studie (Lords) / In that each of you haue forsworne his Booke. / Can you still dreame and pore, and thereon looke. / For when would you my Lord, or you, or you, / Haue found the ground of studies excellence, / Without the beauty of a womans face; / From womens eyes this doctrine I deriue, / They are the Ground, the Bookes, the Achadems, / From whence doth spring the true Promethean fire. / Why, vniuersall plodding poysons vp / The nimble spirits in the arteries, / As motion and long during action tyres / The sinnowy vigour of the trauailer. / Now for not looking on a womans face, / You haue in that forsworne the vse of eyes: / And studie too, the causer of your vow. / For where is any Author in the world, / Teaches such beauty as a womans eye: / Learning is but an adiunct to our selfe, / And where we are, our Learning likewise is. / Then when our selues we see in Ladies eyes, / With our selues. / Doe we not likewise see our learning there?
Love's Labour's LostLLL IV.iii.335Or for men's sake, the authors of these women,Or for Mens sake, the author of these Women:
Much Ado About NothingMA V.ii.89and Don John is the author of all, who is fled and gone.and Don Iohn is the author of all, who is fled and gone:
Richard IIR2 I.iii.69O thou, the earthly author of my blood,Oh thou the earthy author of my blood,
Titus AndronicusTit I.i.438I should be author to dishonour you.I should be Authour to dishonour you.
Troilus and CressidaTC III.ii.179As truth's authentic author to be cited,(As truths authenticke author to be cited)

Poems

 2 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
The Rape of LucreceLuc.523 And thou, the author of their obloquy, And thou the author of their obloquie,
Venus and AdonisVen.1006 I did but act, he's author of thy slander. I did but act, he's author of thy slaunder.

Glossary

 58 result(s).
allowedlicensed, authorized, permitted
authenticqualified, accredited, authorized
authenticvalid, authoritative, credible
authorcreator, originator, instigator
authorauthority, source, informant
authorityauthoritative influence, dictatorial opinion
authorityright to command, position of power
authoritythose in authority, the ruling class
authoritypower, right, prerogative
authoritydominion, influence
authorizevouch for, approve, speak with authority
bastardillegitimate, spurious, unauthorized
bearsupport, authorize, sanction
benchgive a position of honour, place in authority
breechbreeches, trousers [representing the authority of the husband]
breederfather, source, originator, author
chairplace of authority
commandentrust, authorize, delegate
commandposition of authority, superior role
commandauthority, commanding power
commandmentcontrol, authority, sovereignty [over]
commissionwarrant, authority [to act]
commissioncommand, authority, power
commissionauthoritative charge, government instruction
countenanceposition, standing, authority
directionauthoritative guidance, tactical knowledge, capacity for direction
edictauthority, judgement, valuation
extentappropriation, seizure of property authorized by writ
gravityrespectability, authority, dignified position
greatnesspower, might, authority
handsignature, written authorization
imperialcommanding, authoritative, unquestioned
investempower, install in office, give authority
licenceauthority to act, freedom of action
namerightful claimant, legitimate authority
notaryclerk authorized to draw up contracts
officeofficiously withhold, use petty authority to block
potencypower, authority, command
powerauthority, government
powerexercise of power, authoritative action
predominanceascendancy, predominant influence, authority
privilegeauthorize, license, sanction
publicaccepted, authorized, official
Quinapalus[pron: kwi'napalus] imaginary name for a learned authority
roast, rule thehas total authority, domineer, be master
sentencepronouncement, authoritative decision
signetseal [of authority], signet ring
sovereigntyroyal dignity, kingly authority
supremesupreme ruler, king, highest in authority
swayposition of authority, powerful office
tieratify, approve, authorize
virtueauthority, jurisdiction, power
voiceauthoritative opinion, judgement
warrantauthorize, sanction, license
warrantlicence, sanction, authorization
warrantise, warrantizeauthorization, surety, guarantee
warrantyauthorization, permission, sanction
writwritten authority, formal order, warrant

Thesaurus

 65 result(s).
authorbreeder
authoritativeimperial
authoritativeauthentic
authoritative actionpower
authoritative chargecommission
authoritative decisionsentence
authoritative guidancedirection
authoritative influenceauthority
authoritative opinionvoice
authoritygravity
authoritygreatness
authoritypredominance
authoritypotency
authoritypower
authorityedict
authorityvirtue
authoritycommandment
authoritycommand
authoritycountenance
authoritycommission
authorityauthor
authoritycommission
authority to actlicence
authority, giveinvest
authority, have totalroast, rule the
authority, highest insupreme
authority, kinglysovereignty
authority, legitimatename
authority, place inbench
authority, place ofchair
authority, position ofsway
authority, position ofcommand
authority, speak withauthorize
authority, those in authority
authority, writtenwrit
authorizationwarrant
authorizationwarrantise, warrantize
authorizationwarranty
authorization, writtenhand
authorizeprivilege
authorizewarrant
authorizetie
authorizecommand
authorizebear
authorizedauthentic
authorizedallowed
authorizedpublic
block using petty authorityoffice
charge, authoritativecommission
clerk authorized to draw up contractsnotary
decision, authoritativesentence
guidance, authoritativedirection
highest in authoritysupreme
influence, authoritativeauthority
kingly authoritysovereignty
legitimate authorityname
opinion, authoritativevoice
place of authoritychair
position of authoritysway
position of authoritycommand
seizure of property authorized by writextent
speak with authorityauthorize
unauthorizedbastard
written authoritywrit
written authorizationhand

Words Families

 6 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
AUTHORBASICauthor n
AUTHORITYBASICauthority n, authorize v, authorized adj
AUTHORITYNOTunauthorized adj
UNAUTHORIZEDBASICsee AUTHORITY
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