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PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
All's Well That Ends WellAW IV.iii.141 – that had the whole theoric of war in the knot of histhat had the whole theoricke of warre in the knot of his
All's Well That Ends WellAW IV.iii.314scarf; that has a knot on't yet.scarfe, that has a knot on't yet.
Antony and CleopatraAC II.ii.132With an unslipping knot, take AntonyWith an vn-slipping knot, take Anthony,
Antony and CleopatraAC V.ii.303With thy sharp teeth this knot intrinsicateWith thy sharpe teeth this knot intrinsicate,
CoriolanusCor IV.ii.32.1The noble knot he made.The Noble knot he made.
CymbelineCym II.ii.34As slippery as the Gordian knot was hard.As slippery as the Gordian-knot was hard.
CymbelineCym II.iii.118But brats and beggary – in self-figured knot,But Brats and Beggery) in selfe-figur'd knot,
Henry IV Part 11H4 V.i.16This churlish knot of all-abhorred war,This churlish knot of all-abhorred Warre?
Henry VH5 I.i.46The Gordian knot of it he will unloose,The Gordian Knot of it he will vnloose,
Henry VI Part 11H6 V.i.16And surer bind this knot of amity,And surer binde this knot of amitie,
Henry VI Part 33H6 III.iii.55With nuptial knot, if thou vouchsafe to grantWith Nuptiall Knot, if thou vouchsafe to graunt
Julius CaesarJC III.i.117So often shall the knot of us be calledSo often shall the knot of vs be call'd,
King JohnKJ II.i.470For by this knot thou shalt so surely tieFor by this knot, thou shalt so surely tye
OthelloOth IV.ii.61To knot and gender in! Turn thy complexion there,To knot and gender in. Turne thy complexion there:
PericlesPer IV.ii.141Untied I still my virgin knot will keep.Vntide I still my virgin knot will keepe.
Richard IIIR3 III.i.182His ancient knot of dangerous adversariesHis ancient Knot of dangerous Aduersaries
Richard IIIR3 III.iii.5A knot you are of damned blood-suckers.A Knot you are, of damned Blood-suckers.
Richard IIIR3 IV.iii.42And by that knot looks proudly on the crown,And by that knot lookes proudly on the Crowne,
Romeo and JulietRJ IV.ii.24I'll have this knot knit up tomorrow morning.Ile haue this knot knit vp to morrow morning.
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW III.ii.46Trust me, a good knot. I have good cheer at home,Trust me, a good knotte; I haue good cheere at home,
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW III.ii.68much. No, he shall not knit a knot in his fortunes withmuch: no, hee shall not knit a knot in his fortunes, with
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW IV.ii.111you panderly rascals! There's a knot, a ging, a pack, ayou Panderly Rascals, there's a knot: a gin, a packe, a
The TempestTem I.ii.224.1His arms in this sad knot.His armes in this sad knot.
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK I.iii.41Yet fate hath brought them off. Their knot of love,Yet fate hath brought them off: Their knot of love
Timon of AthensTim III.vi.89You knot of mouth-friends! Smoke and lukewarm waterYou knot of Mouth-Friends: Smoke, & lukewarm water
Titus AndronicusTit III.ii.4Marcus, unknit that sorrow-wreathen knot.Marcus vnknit that sorrow-wreathen knot:
Troilus and CressidaTC V.ii.160And with another knot, five-finger-tied,And with another knot fiue finger tied,
Twelfth NightTN II.ii.41It is too hard a knot for me t' untie.It is too hard a knot for me t'vnty.

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A Lover's ComplaintLC.265 In thee hath neither sting, knot, nor confine In thee hath neither sting, knot, nor confine

Glossary

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blood-bolteredwith hair matted with blood, with tangled bloody knots of hair
curious-knottedwith intricate patterns of flower-beds
Gordian knotapparently unsolvable problem, extreme difficulty
knittie, fasten [by means of a knot]
knotcompany, band, assembly
knotintricately designed flower-bed
knotgather together, assemble, congregate
knotmarriage tie, bond of wedlock
knotintertwining of arms
knot-grassspecies of creeping weed
knotty-patedblock-headed, dull-witted
virgin-knotmaidenhead, virginity

Thesaurus

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tangled bloody knots of hair, with blood-boltered

Words Families

 9 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
GRASSTYPEknot-grass n
KNOTBASICknot n, knotty adj
KNOTPART OF BODYknotty-pated adj, virgin-knot n, PLANT, knot-grass n
KNOTSTATEcurious-knotted adj
PATEMINDknotty-pated adj
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