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Search phrase: axe

Plays

 23 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
As You Like ItAYL III.v.5Falls not the axe upon the humbled neckFalls not the axe vpon the humbled neck,
HamletHam IV.v.218And where th' offence is, let the great axe fall.And where th'offence is, let the great Axe fall.
HamletHam V.ii.24No, not to stay the grinding of the axe,No not to stay the grinding of the Axe,
Henry VI Part 22H6 II.iv.49Nor stir at nothing till the axe of deathNor stirre at nothing, till the Axe of Death
Henry VI Part 22H6 III.ii.189And sees fast by a butcher with an axe,And sees fast-by, a Butcher with an Axe,
Henry VI Part 33H6 II.i.54And many strokes, though with a little axe,And many stroakes, though with a little Axe,
Henry VI Part 33H6 II.ii.165We set the axe to thy usurping root;We set the Axe to thy vsurping Roote:
Henry VI Part 33H6 III.ii.181Or hew my way out with a bloody axe.Or hew my way out with a bloody Axe.
Henry VIIIH8 II.i.55.2before him, the axe with the edge towards him,before him, the Axe with the edge towards him,
Henry VIIIH8 II.i.61Even as the axe falls, if I be not faithful!Euen as the Axe falls, if I be not faithfull.
Henry VIIIH8 III.ii.264.1Absolved him with an axe.Absolu'd him with an Axe.
King Edward IIIE3 II.i.441Deep are the blows made with a mighty axe;Deepe are the blowes made with a mightie Axe,
King Edward IIIE3 III.iv.92Like the continual labouring woodman's axeLike the continuall laboring Wood-mans Axe,
Measure for MeasureMM IV.ii.49You, sirrah, provide your block and your axeYou sirrah, prouide your blocke and your Axe
Measure for MeasureMM IV.iii.35Is the axe upon the block, sirrah?Is the Axe vpon the blocke, sirrah?
PericlesPer I.ii.58I have ground the axe myself. Do you but strike the blow.I haue ground the Axe my selfe, / Doe but you strike the blowe.
Richard IIR2 I.ii.21By envy's hand, and murder's bloody axe.By Enuies hand, and Murders bloody Axe.
Romeo and JulietRJ III.iii.22Thou cuttest my head off with a golden axeThou cut'st my head off with a golden Axe,
The Merchant of VeniceMV IV.i.125No, not the hangman's axe, bear half the keennessNo, not the hangmans Axe beare halfe the keennesse
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK IV.ii.115He wears a well-steeled axe, the staff of gold;He weares a well-steeld Axe, the staffe of gold,
Timon of AthensTim V.i.209Come hither ere my tree hath felt the axe,Come hither ere my Tree hath felt the Axe,
Titus AndronicusTit III.i.184.1Then I'll go fetch an axe.Then Ile goe fetch an Axe.
Titus AndronicusTit III.i.184.2But I will use the axe.But I will vse the Axe.

Glossary

 15 result(s).
cereclothwaxed winding-sheet, shroud
cerementswaxed shroud, grave-clothes, winding sheet
curtle-axecutlass, cutting sword
exactenforce payment, take taxes
galloglassaxe-wielding Irish soldier
halberdlong-handled weapon ending in a combination of axe-blade and spearhead
hatchetexecutioner's axe
overchargedoverburdened, overtaxed, overwrought
pole-axebattle-axe
poleaxe, sleddedbattle-axe made like a sledge-hammer
pollaxF and QQ alternative to 'poleaxe'
quietcalm, peaceful, relaxed
searecloathwaxed winding-sheet, shroud
waxenincrease, grow
waxenwritten on wax, perishable, quickly worn away

Thesaurus

 13 result(s).
axepoleaxe, sledded
axe, executioner'shatchet
axe-wielding Irish soldiergalloglass
battle-axepole-axe
battle-axe made like a sledge-hammerpoleaxe, sledded
executioner's axehatchet
overtaxedovercharged
relaxedquiet
shroud, waxedcerements
sledge-hammer, battle-axe made like a poleaxe, sledded
taxes, takeexact
winding-sheet, waxedsearecloath
winding-sheet, waxedcerecloth

Words Families

 4 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
AXEBASICaxe n
AXETYPEcurtle-axe n, pickaxe n
CURTLE-AXEBASICsee AXE
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