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Henry VIII. ïi. 2. Determine on some course, More than a wild exposture to each chance

Coriolanus, iv. 1. Consider that a prodigal course Is like the sun's; but not, like his, recoverable . Timon of Athens, iii. 4. Mischief, thou art afoot, Take thou what course thou wilt.

Julius Cæsar, iii. 2. Balm of hurt minds, great nature's second course, Chief nourisher in life's feast Macbeth, ii. 2. They have tied me to a stake; I cannot fly, But, bear-like, I must fight the course

V. 7. In our circumstance and course of thought, 'T is heavy with him

Hamlet, iii. 3. He'll shape his old course in a country new

King Lear, i. 1. I am tied to the stake, and I must stand the course I will a round unvarnished tale deliver Of my whole course of love.

Othello, i. 3. Coursed. – We coursed him at the heels, and had a purpose To be his purveyor Macbeth, i. 6. Court. -Our court shall be a little Academe, Still and contemplative in living art Love's L. Lost, i. 1. The court awards it, and the law doth give it

Mer. of Venice, iv. 1. The law allows it, and the court awards it

iv. 1. Are not these woods More free from peril than the envious court? .

As You Like It, ii. 1. Wast ever in court, shepherd? — No, truly. -- Then thou art damned. If thou never wast at court, thou never sawest good manners

111. 2. Good manners at the court are as ridiculous in the country You told me you salute not at the court, but you

kiss A friend i' the court is better than a penny in purse .

2 Henry IV. v. 1. The art o' the court, As hard to leave as keep .

Cymbeline, iii. 3. Courteous. – This is called the Retort Courteous .

As You Like It, v. 4. Thou art pleasant, gamesome, passing courteous, But slow in speech . Tam. of the Shrew, ii. 1. They are soldiers, Witty, courteous, liberal, full of spirit

3 Henry VI. i. 2. Courtesies. – Outward courtesies would fain proclaim Favours that keep within Meas. for Meas. v. I. Manhood is melted into courtesies, valour into compliment

Much Ado, iv. 1.
For your many courtesies I thank you: I must discontinue your company
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Let thy courtesies alone, they are scurvy ones .

All's Well, v. 3. Thus honest fools lay out their wealth on courtesies .

Timon of Athens, i. 2. These lowly courtesies Might fire the blood of ordinary men

Julius Cæsar, iji. j. Low-crooked courtesies and base spaniel-fawning.

iii. 1. Courtesy. - You are to do me both a present and a dangerous courtesy Meas. for Meas. iv. 2. Courtesy itself must convert to disdain, if you come in her presence

Much Ado, i. 1. Then is courtesy a turncoat. But it is certain I am loved of all ladies These ladies' courtesy Might well have made our sport a comedy

Love's L. Lost, v. 2. If you were civil and knew courtesy, You would not do me thus much injury Mid. N. Dream, iii. 2. Yet, in courtesy, in all reason, we must stay the time He was wont to lend money for a Christian courtesy

Mer. of Venice, iii. 1. It must appear in other ways than words, Therefore I scant this breathing courtesy . I was enforced to send it after him; I was beset with shame and courtesy The courtesy of nations allows you my better, in that you are the first-born. . As You Like It, i. 1. You have some hideous matter to deliver, when the courtesy of it is so fearful . Twelfth Night, i. 5. I am one of those gentle ones that will use the devil himself with courtesy How he did seem to dive into their hearts With humble and familiar courtesy.

Richard II. i. 4. Why, what a candy deal of courtesy This fawning greyhound then did proffer me i Henry IV. i. 3. And then I stole all courtesy from heaven, And dressed myself in such humility If a man will make courtesy and say nothing, he is virtuous

2 Henry IV. ii. 1. It was more of his courtesy than your deserving . First my fear; then my courtesy; last my speech

Epil. My fear is, your displeasure; my courtesy, my duty; and my speech, to beg your pardons Epil. Deceive and cog, Duck with French nods and apish courtesy

Richard III. i. 3. Call him bounteous Buckingham, The mirror of all courtesy

Henry VIII. ii. 1. The elephant hath joints, but none for courtesy: his legs are legs for necessity Troi. and Cress. ii. 3. I thank you for your pains and courtesy

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COURTESY. – Nay, I am the very pink of courtesy. - Pink for flower Romeo and Juliet, ii. 4. He is not the flower of courtesy, but, I'll warrant him, as gentle as a lamb

ii. 5. This courtesy is not of the right breed.

Hamlet, iii. 2. Bond of childhood, Effects of courtesy, dues of gratitude

King Lear, ii. 4. Our power Shall do a courtesy to our wrath, which men May blame They do discharge their shot of courtesy: Our friends at least

Othello, ii. 1. 'Tis my breeding That gives me this bold show of courtesy

ii. 1. Very good; well kissed! an excellent courtesy ! 't is so, indeed

ii. 1. I could well wish courtesy would invent some other custom of entertainment

ii. 3. Aye hopeless To have the courtesy your cradle promised .

Cymbeline, iv. 4. How courtesy would seem to cover sin, When what is done is like an hypocrite Pericles, i. s. COURT-HAND. - He can make obligations, and write court-hand

2 Henry VI. iv. 2. Courtier. - worthy fool! One that hath been a courtier

As You Like It, i. 7. Like an old courtier, wears her cap out of fashion: richly suited, but unsuitable . All's Well, i. 1. The toe of the peasant comes so near the heel of the courtier, he galls his kibe Hamlet, v. 1.

Our bloods No more obey the heavens than our courtiers Still seem as does the king Cymbeline, i. 1. COURTLY. -1 am too courtly, and thou art too cunning.

Troi. and Cress. iii. i. COURTSHIP. – Trim gallants, full of courtship and of state

. Love's L. Lost, v. 2. Be merry, and employ your chiefest thoughts To courtship

. Mer. of Venice, ii. 8. One that knew courtship too well, for there he fell in love.

As You Like It, iii. 2. COURTSIED when you have and kissed, The wild waves whist

Tempest, i. 2. Cousin. — My noble and well-warranted cousin

Meas. for Meas. v. 1. My cousin's a fool, and thou art another

Much Ado, iii. 4. COVENTRY. — I'll not march through Coventry with them, that's flat

i Henry IV. iv. 2. Cover. — They have a good cover ; they show well outward

Much Ado, i. 2. Death is the fairest cover for her shame That may be wished for

iv. 1. Why seek'st thou to cover with excuse That which appears


iv. 1. How many then should cover that stand bare !

Mer. of Venice, ii. 9. This unbound lover, To beautify him, only lacks a cover

Romeo and Juliet, i. 3. The cover of the wings of grasshoppers, The traces of the smallest spider's web .

i. 4. COVERTLY. – So covertly that no dishonesty shall appear

Much Ado, ii. 2. COVERTURE. - Who even now Is couched in the woodbine coverture COVETED. - · Never was forsworn, Scarcely have coveted what was mine own. Macbeth, iv. 3. COVETOUSNESS.-You to think that my desire of having is the sin of covetousness Twelfth Night, v. 1. They do confound their skill in covetousness

King John, iv. 2. Cow. - For it is said, 'God sends a curst cow short horns'

Much Ado, ii. 1. The cow's dugs that her pretty chopt hands had milked

As You Like It, ii. 4. COWARD. — I must shortly hear from him, or I will subscribe him a coward

Much Ado, v. 2. Thou coward, art thou bragging to the stars?

Mid. N. Dream, iii. 2. How many cowards, whose hearts are all as false As stairs of sand

Mer. of Venice, iii. 2. A swashing and a martial outside, As many other mannish cowards have . As You Like It, i. 3. I know him a notorious liar, Think him a great way fool, solely a coward

All's Well, i. 1. He's a most notable coward, an infinite and endless liar, an hourly promise-breaker

jii. 6. He excels his brother for a coward, yet his brother is reputed one of the best that is He hath the gift of a coward to allay the gust he hath in quarrelling

Twelfth Night, i. 3. A coward, a most devout coward, religious in it. We took him for a coward, but he's the very devil incardinate Thou slave, thou wretch, thou coward! Thou little valiant, great in villany! . King John, iii. 1. I do defy him and I spit at him; Call him a slanderous coward and a villain ! Richard II. i. 1. I know them to be as true-bred cowards as ever turned back.

i Henry IV. i. 2. A plague of all cowards, I say, and a vengeance too !

ii. 4. A coward is worse than a cup of sack with lime in it . I call thee coward! I 'll see thee damned ere I call thee coward

ii. 4. Instinct is a great matter ; I was now a coward on instinct He scorns to say his prayers, lest a' should be thought a coward

Henry V. iii. 2. So cowards fight when they can fly no further .

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Richard III. v. 3. And by his rare example made the coward Turn terror into sport

Coriolanus, ii. 2. 'T is true, this god did shake : His coward lips did from their colour fly Julius Cæsar, i. 2. Cowards die many times before their deaths ; The valiant never taste of death but once

ii. 2. One of two bad ways you must conceit me, Either a coward or a flatterer O, coward that I am, to live so long, To see my best friend ta'en before


. V. 3 And live a coward in thine own esteem, Letting 'I dare not 'wait upon ‘I would' Macbeth, i.

7. Thus conscience does make cowards of us all

Hamlet, iii. i. A thought which, quartered, hath but one part wisdom And ever three parts coward Plenty and peace breeds cowards : hardness ever Of hardiness is mother Cymbeline, iii. 6.

Cowards father cowards, and base things sire base COWARDICE. – Do me right, or I will protest your cowardice

Much Ado, v. 1. Falsehood, cowardice, and poor descent, Three things that women highly hold in hate Two G. of V. iii. 2. Bootless speed, When cowardice pursues, and valour flies

Mid. N. Dream, ii. 1. I am a right maid for my cowardice : Let her not strike me. That which in mean men we intitle patience Is pale cold cowardice in noble breasts Richard II. i. 2. Left the liver white and pale, which is the badge of pusillanimity and cowardice 2 Henry IV. iv. 3. They tax our policy, and call it cowardice

Troi. and Cress. i. 3. Thy counsel, lad, smells of no cowardice

Titus Andron. ji. 1. Nor did he soil the fact with cowardice - An honour in him

Timon of Athens, iii. 5. The gods do this in shame of cowardice .

Julius Cæsar, ii. 2. Cowish. - It is the cowish terror of his spirit, That dares not undertake

King Lear, iv. 2. Cowslip. - Where the bee sucks, there suck I: In a cowslip's bell I lie

Tempest, v. 3. Cowslips tall her pensioners be: In their gold coats spots you see

Mid. N. Dream, ii. 1. I must go seek some dewdrops here, And hang a pearl in every cowslip's ear

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Henry V. v. 2. Like the crimson drops l' the bottom of a cowslip

Cymbeline, ii. 2. Coy. -- But she is nice and coy, And nought esteems my aged eloquence Two Gen. of Verona, iii. 1. I know her spirits are as coy and wild As haggards of the rock

Much Ado, iii. 1. Sit thee down upon this flowery bed, While I thy amiable cheeks do coy Mid. N. Dream, iv. 1. 'T was told me you were rough and coy and sullen

Tam. of the Shrew, ii. 1. Cozenage. — They say this town is full of cozenage

Com. of Errors, i. 2. Cozened. - I would all the world might be cozened; for I have been

Merry Wives, iv. 5. What devil was 't That thus hath cozened you at hoodman-blind?

Hamlet, iii. 4. Thou art not vanquished, But cozened and beguiled.

King Lear, v. 3. Cozener. – 0, the devil take such cozeners! God forgive me!

i Henry IV. i. 3. Crab. - I prithee, let me bring thee where crabs grow

Tempest, ii. 2. I think Crab my dog be the sourest-natured dog that lives

Two Gen. of Verona, ii. Falleth like a crab on the face of terra, the soil, the land, the earth

Love's L. Lost, iv. 2. When roasted crabs hiss in the bowl, Then nightly sings the staring owl Sometime lurk I in a gossip's bowl, In very likeness of a roasted crab

Mid. N. Dream, ii. It is my fashion when I see a crab. — Why, here's no crab

Tam. of the Shrew, ii. 1. Yourself, sir, should be old as I am, if like a crab you could go backward

Hamlet, ii. 2. She's as like this as a crab's like an apple .

King Lear, i. 5. CRABBED. – Something too crabbed that way

Meas. for Meas. iii. 2. CRAB-TREE. — We have some old crab-trees here at home

Coriolanus, ii. 1. CRACK. — My heart is ready to crack with impatience,

Merry Wives, ii. 2. A’ were as good crack a fusty nut with no kernel .

Troi. and Cress. ii. I. Siis aloft Secure of thunder's crack or lightning flash

Titus Andron. ii. I. I must report they were As cannons overcharged with double cracks .

Macbeth, i. 2. Start, eyes! What, will the line stretch out to the crack of doom? Not to crack the wind of the poor phrase

Hamlet, i. 3. Now cracks a noble heart. Good night, sweet prince Blow, winds, and crack your cheeks! rage ! blow!

King Lear, iii. 2. This crack of your love shall grow stronger than it was before

Othello, ii. 3. The breaking of so great a thing should make A greater crack

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Pericles, i 2. Cracked. — The tackle of my heart is cracked and burned

King yohn, v. 7. O time's extremity, Hast thou so cracked and splitted my poor tongue? Com. of Errors, v. 1. 0, madam, my old heart is cracked, is cracked !

K’ing Lear, ii. 1. CRACKER. — What cracker is this same that deafs our ears?

King John, ii. 1. CRADLE. Gives the crutch the cradle's infancy

Love's L. Lost, iv. 3. Fancy dies In the cradle where it lies. Let us all ring fancy's knell

Mer. of Venice, iii. 2. Being ever from their cradles bred together.

. As You Like It, i. 1. In our country's cradle Draws the sweet infant breath of gentle sleep.

Richard II. i. 3. And rock his brains In cradle of the rude imperious surge .

2 Henry IV. ii. 1. No sooner was I crept out of my cradle

2 Henry VI. iv. 9. Rough cradle for such little pretty ones! Rude ragged nurse!.

Richard III. iv. I. Undoubtedly Was fashioned to much honour from his cradle

Henry VIII. iv. 2. Nor coign of vantage, but this bird Hath made his pendent bed and procreant cradle Macbeth, i. 6. He 'll watch the horologe a double set, If drink rock not his cradle

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Cymbeline, iv. 4. CRADLED. — Withered roots and husks Wherein the acorn cradled

Tempest, i. 2. CRAFT against vice I must apply

Meas. for Meas. iii. 2. To signify, that craft, being richer than innocency, stands for the facing .

iii. 2. My integrity ne'er knew the crafts That you do charge men with

Al's Well, iv. 2. That taught me craft To counterfeit oppression of such grief

Richard 11. i. 4. Wooing poor craftsmen with the craft of smiles And, Mercury, lose all the serpentine craft of thy caduceus!

Troi. and Cress. ii. 3. Whiles others fish with craft for great opinion.

iv. 4. Which your modesties have not craft enough to colour

Hamlet, ii. 2. That I essentially am not in madness, But mad in craft

ii. 4. 0, 't is most sweet, When in one line two crafts directly meet

iii. 4. In this plainness Harbour more craft and more corrupter ends

King Lear, ii. 2. CRAFTILY. Either you are ignorant, Or seem so craftily; and that 's not good Meas. for. Meas. ii. 4. CRAFTSMEN. Wooing poor craftsmen with the craft of smiles

Richard II. i. 4. CRAM. – You cram these words into mine ears against The stomach of my sense Tempest, ii. 1. Do thou but think What 't is to cram a maw

Meas. for Meas. iii. 2. Cram 's with praise, and make 's As fat as tame things

Winter's Tale, i. 2. CRAMMED. - As much love in rhyme As would be crammed up in a sheet of paper Love's L. Lost, v. 2.

He hath strange places crammed With observation, the which he vents . As You Like It, ii. 7. The best persuaded of himself, so crammed, as he thinks, with excellencies Twelfth Night, ii. 3.

With a body filled and vacant mind Gets him to rest, crammed with distressful bread Henry V. iv. i. CRAMP. — Thou shalt have cramps, Side-stitches that shall pen thy breath up

Tempest, i. 2. I'll rack thee with old cramps, Fill all thy bones with aches

i. 2. CRANKING. - See how this river comes me cranking in

i Hinry IV. ii. 1. CRANTS. - Yet here she is allowed her virgin crants, Her maiden strewments

Hamlet, v. 1. Crave. – I shall crave your forbearance a little: may be I will call upon you Meas. for Meas. iv. 1.

I crave no other, nor no better man
To the end to crave your assistance

Love's L. Lost, v. s. I crave the law, The penalty and forfeit of my bond

Mer. of Venice, iv. 1. Craves no other tribute at thy hands But love, fair looks

Tam. of the Shrew, v. 2. Better it is to die, better to starve, Than crave the hire which first we do deserve Coriolanus, ii. 3. And gives them what he will, not what they crave

Pericles, ii. 3. CRAVEN. – No cock of mine ; you crow too like a craven

Tam, of the Shrew, ii. 1. CREAKING my shoes on the plain masonry

All's Well, ii. 1. CREAM. - Men whose visages Do cream and mantle like a standing pond. Mer. of Venice, i. 1. Your black silk hair, Your bugle eyebrows, nor your cheek of cream

As You Like It, iii. 5. Good sooth, she is The queen of curds and cream

Winter's Tale, iv. 4. I am as vigilant as a cat to steal cream

i Henry IV. iv. 2. Created. — you, So perfect and so peerless, are created Of every creature's best Tempest, iii. 1. Things created To buy and sell with groats .

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Meas. for Meas. iii. 2. What demigod Hath come so near creation ?

Mer. of Venice, iii. 2. What great creation and what dole of honour Flies where you bid it?

All's Well, ii. 3. A false creation, Proceeding from the heat-oppressed brain

Macbeth, ii. 1. The very coinage of your brain : This bodiless creation ecstasy Is very cunning in Hamlet, iii. 4. In the essential vesture of creation Does tire the ingener

Othello, ii. s. CREATURE. — How many goodly creatures are there here! How beauteous mankind is ! Tempest, v. i.

Let her be a principality, Sovereign to all the creatures on the earth. Two Gen. of Verona, ü. 4. Thou art as foolish Christian creatures as I would desires.

Merry Wives, iv. 1. A creature unprepared, unmeet for death

Meas. for Meas. iv. 3. Teach me, dear creature, how to think and speak

Com. of Errors, üi. 2 It is all the wealth that he hath left, to be known a reasonable creature

Much Ado, i. 1 Never did I know A creature, that did bear the shape of man, So keen Mer. of Venice, iii. 1 She was the fairest creature in the world

Tam. of the Shrew, Induc. 2 A wicked creature, as you and all flesh and blood are

All's Well, i. I A fond and desperate creature, Whom sometime I have laughed with

V. 3 An apple, cleft in two, is not more twin Than these two creatures

Twelfth Night, v. I This is a creature, Would she begin a sect, might quench the zeal Of all professors Winter's Tale, v. I. There was not such a gracious creature born

King John, iii. 4. Creatures of note for mercy-lacking uses

iv. 1. Then am I no two-legged creature .

1 Henry IV. ii. 4: Here comes bare-bone. How now, my sweet creature of bombast !

ii. 4. I do now remember the poor creature, small beer

2 Henry IV. i. 2. So work the honey-bees, Creatures that by a rule in nature teach The act of order Henry V. i. 2. Thou cruel, Ingrateful, savage, and inhuman creature!.

ii. 2. That island of England breeds very valiant creatures To see how God in all his creatures works

2 Henry VI. ii. 1. The plainest harmless creature That breathed upon this earth a Christian Richard III. iii. 5. Kings it makes gods, and meaner creatures kings I shall despair. There is no creature loves me ; And if I die, no soul shall pity me

. V. 3 You bear a gentle mind, and heavenly blessings Follow such creatures

Henry VIII. ii. 3. The primest creature That's paragoned o' the world She is a gallant creature, and complete In mind and feature The most needless creatures living, should we ne'er have use for 'em . Timon of Athens, i. 2. Hence ! home, you idle creatures, get you home : Is this a holiday ?

Julius Cæsar, i. 1. Cassius is A wretched creature and must bend his bod If Cæsar careless but nod on him. i. 2. Unto bad causes swear Such creatures as men doubt

ii. 1. You jig, you amble, and you lisp, and nickname God's creatures

Hamlet, iii. 1. We fat all creatures else to fat us, and we fat ourselves for maggots

iv. 3. Or like a creature native and indued Unto that element Indeed, she's a most fresh and delicate creature.

Othello, ii. 3. Come, come, good wine is a good familiar creature, if it be well used

ii. 3. That we can call these delicate creatures ours, And not their appetites

iii 3. Is true of mind and made of no such baseness As jealous creatures are Such creatures as We count not worth the hanging .

Cymbeline, i. 5. CREDENT. - For my authority bears of a credent bulk

Meas. for Meas. iv. 4. Then 't is very credent Thou mayst co-join with something

Winter's Tale, i. 2. If with too credent ear you list his songs, Or lose your


Hamlet, i. 3. CREDIBLE Nay, 't is most credible ; we here receive it A certainty

All's Well, i. 2. Credit. Made such a sinner of his memory, To credit his own lie

Tempest, i. 2. Which is indeed almost beyond credit, - As many vouched rarities are

ii. 1. Were testimonies against his worth and credit .

Meas. for Meas. v. I. Make us but believe, being compact of credit, that you love us

Com. of Errors, iii. 2. Of credit infinite, highly beloved, Second to none that lives here in the city To-morrow, sir, I wrestle for my credit

As You Like It, i. 1. Thereon I pawn my credit and mine honour

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