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Search phrase: knavery

Plays

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PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND III.i.106Why do they run away? This is a knavery ofWhy do they run away? This is a knauery of
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND III.i.114I see their knavery! This is to make an ass of me,I see their knauery; this is to make an asse of me,
As You Like ItAYL I.ii.72By my knavery – if I had it – then I were;By my knauerie (if I had it) then I were:
HamletHam III.iv.206And marshal me to knavery. Let it work.
HamletHam V.ii.19Ah, royal knavery! – an exact command,Oh royall knauery: An exact command,
Henry VH5 IV.vii.2against the law of arms: 'tis as arrant a piece of knavery,against the Law of Armes, tis as arrant a peece of knauery
Henry VI Part 22H6 I.ii.105Hume's knavery will be the Duchess' wrack,Humes Knauerie will be the Duchesse Wracke,
Henry VIIIH8 V.ii.32By holy Mary, Butts, there's knavery!By holy Mary (Butts) there's knauery;
Much Ado About NothingMA II.iii.121white-bearded fellow speaks it; knavery cannot, sure,white-bearded fellow speakes it: knauery cannot sure
OthelloOth I.iii.388In double knavery. How? How? Let's see.In double Knauery. How? How? Let's see.
The Taming of the ShrewTS I.ii.136Here's no knavery! See, to beguile the old folks,Heere's no knauerie. See, to beguile the olde-folkes,
The Taming of the ShrewTS IV.iii.58With amber bracelets, beads, and all this knavery.With Amber Bracelets, Beades, and all this knau'ry.
The Taming of the ShrewTS V.i.32Why, this is flat knavery, to take upon you another man'swhy this is flat knauerie to take vpon you another mans
The Taming of the ShrewTS V.i.125And I to sound the depth of this knavery.And I to sound the depth of this knauerie.
The Winter's TaleWT IV.iv.677more knavery to conceal it; and therein am I constant tomore knauerie to conceale it; and therein am I constant to
Troilus and CressidaTC II.iii.71such knavery! All the argument is a whore and asuch knauerie: all the argument is a Cuckold and a
Twelfth NightTN IV.ii.67knavery. If he may be conveniently delivered, I wouldknauery. If he may bee conueniently deliuer'd, I would

Glossary

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cony-catchingrabbit-catching; trickery, evasion, knavery
knaverytreachery, trap, trickery
knaveryroguish trick, rouguery, trickery
knaveryshowy adornment, trumpery, ornamentation
patcheryroguery, knavery, tricks

Thesaurus

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knaverypatchery
knaverycony-catching

Themes and Topics

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Frequently Encountered Words (FEW)...tom alone, of his companions] this is a knavery of them to make me afeardanon (adv.)soo...
...ehaviour] 'tis as arrant a piece of knavery ... as can be offertkl ii.iv.50 [fool t...

Words Families

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Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
KNAVEBASICknavery n
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