if you are searching for a compound word, note that it might appear in any of three ways, reflecting varied editorial practice: spaced ('house keeper'), solid ('housekeeper'), or hyphenated ('house-keeper')
or use Advanced Search

Search results

Search phrase: knowing

Plays

 45 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND II.i.76Knowing I know thy love to Theseus?Knowing I know thy loue to Theseus?
All's Well That Ends WellAW II.i.104Knowing him is enough. On's bed of deathKnowing him is enough: on's bed of death,
All's Well That Ends WellAW II.i.133I knowing all my peril, thou no art.I knowing all my perill, thou no Art.
All's Well That Ends WellAW IV.i.35impossibility, and knowing I had no such purpose? Iimpossibility, and knowing I had no such purpose? I
All's Well That Ends WellAW V.iii.62Not knowing them until we know their grave.Not knowing them, vntill we know their graue.
Antony and CleopatraAC III.iii.23.2He's very knowing;He's very knowing,
Antony and CleopatraAC III.xiii.35Knowing all measures, the full Caesar willKnowing all measures, the full Casar will
As You Like ItAYL III.ii.313wasteful learning, the other knowing no burden ofwasteful Learning; the other knowing no burthen of
CoriolanusCor II.iii.147That I'll straight do and, knowing myself again,That Ile straight do: and knowing my selfe again,
CymbelineCym I.v.27amongst you as suits, with gentlemen of your knowing,among'st you, as suites with Gentlemen of your knowing,
CymbelineCym I.vii.63.1Not knowing why.Not knowiug why.
CymbelineCym I.vii.97Either are past remedies; or timely knowing,Either are past remedies; or timely knowing,
CymbelineCym II.iii.96To your best kindness: one of your great knowingTo your best kindnesse: one of your great knowing
CymbelineCym III.vi.10That have afflictions on them, knowing 'tisThat haue Afflictions on them, knowing 'tis
HamletHam IV.vii.3Sith you have heard, and with a knowing ear,Sith you haue heard, and with a knowing eare,
HamletHam V.ii.44That on the view and knowing of these contents,That on the view and know of these Contents,
Henry IV Part 11H4 II.iv.78.2not knowing which way to gonot knowing which way to go.
Henry VI Part 22H6 I.ii.97They, knowing Dame Eleanor's aspiring humour,They (knowing Dame Elianors aspiring humor)
Henry VI Part 22H6 III.ii.95Knowing that thou wouldst have me drowned on shoreKnowing that thou wouldst haue me drown'd on shore
Henry VI Part 22H6 V.i.92Knowing how hardly I can brook abuse?Knowing how hardly I can brooke abuse?
Henry VI Part 33H6 II.ii.142Shamest thou not, knowing whence thou art extraught,Sham'st thou not, knowing whence thou art extraught,
Henry VI Part 33H6 III.ii.177Not knowing how to find the open air,Not knowing how to finde the open Ayre,
Henry VIIIH8 IV.ii.102Knowing she will not lose her wonted greatness,Knowing she will not loose her wonted Greatnesse
King JohnKJ IV.ii.146Not knowing what they fear, but full of fear.Not knowing what they feare, but full of feare.
King LearKL II.ii.78Knowing naught – like dogs – but following. – Knowing naught (like dogges) but following:
Love's Labour's LostLLL I.i.244That unlettered small-knowing soul –that vnletered small knowing soule,
Love's Labour's LostLLL II.i.58Most power to do most harm, least knowing ill,Most power to doe most harme, least knowing ill:
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.461Knowing aforehand of our merriment,Knowing aforehand of our merriment,
Much Ado About NothingMA IV.i.18What men daily do, not knowing what they do!what men daily do!
Much Ado About NothingMA V.ii.45ere I go, let me go with that I came, which is, with knowingere I goe, let me goe with that I came, which is, with knowing
OthelloOth IV.i.73And knowing what I am, I know what shall be.And knowing what I am, I know what she shallbe.
PericlesPer I.i.81That, knowing sin within, will touch the gate.That knowing sinne within, will touch the gate.
PericlesPer II.iv.35And knowing this: kingdoms without a head,And knowing this Kingdome is without a head,
The Comedy of ErrorsCE I.i.114And knowing whom it was their hap to saveAnd knowing whom it was their hap to saue,
The Comedy of ErrorsCE IV.iv.119And, knowing how the debt grows, I will pay it.And knowing how the debt growes I will pay it.
The Merchant of VeniceMV II.ii.70fail of the knowing me; it is a wise father that knows hisfaile of the knowing me: it is a wise Father that knowes his
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW III.iv.74Knowing my mind, you wrong me, Master Fenton.Knowing my minde, you wrong me (M. Fenton.)
The Taming of the ShrewTS II.i.203For knowing thee to be but young and light – For knowing thee to be but yong and light.
The TempestTem I.ii.18Art ignorant of what thou art, naught knowingArt ignorant of what thou art. naught knowing
The TempestTem I.ii.166Knowing I loved my books, he furnished meKnowing I lou'd my bookes, he furnishd me
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG III.i.34Knowing that tender youth is soon suggested,Knowing that tender youth is soone suggested,
The Winter's TaleWT IV.iv.413.1At knowing of thy choice.At knowing of thy choice.
The Winter's TaleWT V.iii.126Knowing by Paulina that the oracleKnowing by Paulina, that the Oracle
Timon of AthensTim III.ii.68That dips in the same dish? For in my knowingThat dips in the same dish? For in my knowing
Titus AndronicusTit IV.iv.85Knowing that with the shadow of his wingsKnowing that with the shadow of his wings,

Poems

 5 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
SonnetsSonn.80.2 Knowing a better spirit doth use your name, Knowing a better spirit doth vse your name,
SonnetsSonn.87.9 Thyself thou gav'st, thy own worth then not knowing, Thy selfe thou gau'st, thy owne worth then not knowing,
SonnetsSonn.89.7 As I'll myself disgrace; knowing thy will, As ile my selfe disgrace, knowing thy wil,
SonnetsSonn.132.2 Knowing thy heart torments me with disdain, Knowing thy heart torment me with disdaine,
The Rape of LucreceLuc.1354 She thought he blushed as knowing Tarquin's lust, Shee thought he blusht, as knowing TARQVINS lust,

Glossary

 9 result(s).
foreknowingknowing in advance, foreknowledge
knowingknowledge of the world, experience, savoir-faire
knowingknowledgeable, intelligent, perceptive
knowingknowledge, awareness, understanding
knowinglywith knowledge, with worldly experience
shrewdknowing, artful, smart
speculationpower of knowing, faculty of intelligence
unwaresunawares, unknowingly, unintentionally
wittinglydeliberately, knowingly, intentionally

Thesaurus

 7 result(s).
advance, knowing inforeknowing
knowingshrewd
knowing in advanceforeknowing
knowing, power ofspeculation
knowinglywittingly
power of knowingspeculation
unknowinglyunwares

Themes and Topics

 1 result(s).
Frequently Encountered Words (FEW)...et to princess, of the king's party knowing their ladies] by favours several which ...

Words Families

 3 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
KNOWBASICknowing adj, knowing n, knowingly adv
SHAKESPEARE'S WORDS © 2020 DAVID CRYSTAL & BEN CRYSTAL