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CUPID. — It may be said of him that Cupid hath clapped him o' the shoulder. As You Like It, iv. 1. She 'll not be hit With Cupid's arrow ; she hath Dian's wit.
Romeo and Juliet, i. 1. We 'll have no Cupid hoodwinked with a scarf, Bearing a Tartar's painted bow of lath Borrow Cupid's wings And soar with them above a common bound Young Adam Cupid, he that shot so trim When King Copletua loved the beggar-maid ü. 1. No, do thy worst, blind Cupid ; I'll not love .
King Lear, iv. 6. When light-winged toys Of feathered Cupid seel with wanton dullness
Othello, i. 3. Pretty dimpled boys, like smiling Cupids, With divers-coloured fans
Ant. and Cleo. ii. 2. Her andirons - I had forgot them were two winking Cupids Of silver
Cymbeline, ii. 4. Cur. -- Yet did not this cruel-hearted cur shed one tear
Two Gen. of Verona, ii. 3. And foot me as you spurn a stranger cur Over your threshold
Mer. of Venice, i. 3. Is it possible A cur can lend three thousand ducats?
i. 3. It is the most impenetrable cur That ever kept with men . Thy words are too precious to be cast away upon curs
As You Like It, i. 3. Did not I say he would work it out? the cur is excellent at faults
Twelfth Night, ii. 5. Foolish curs, that run winking into the mouth of a Russian bear!.
Henry V. ii. 7. Small curs are not regarded when they grin ; But great men tremble when the lion roars 2 Hen. VI. iii. 1. But, like to village-curs, Bark when their fellows do
Henry VIII. ï. 4. I spurn thee like a cur out of my way.
Julius Cæsar, iii. 1. CURB. - Most biting laws, The needful bits and curbs to headstrong weeds Meas. for Meas. i. 3.
Do a great right, do a little wrong, And curb this cruel devil of his will Mer. of Venice, iv, 1. Thus I'll curb her mad and headstrong humour .
Tam. of the Shrew, iv, 1. With the rusty curb of old father antic the law
i Henry IV. 1. 2. When his headstrong riot hath no curb, When rage and hot blood are his counsellors 2 Henry IV. iv. 4. Cracking ten thousand curbs Of more strong link asunder
Coriolanus, i. 1. Curd. — Good sooth, she is The queen of curds and cream .
Winter's Tale, iv. 4. CURE. For to strange sores strangely they strain the cure .
Much Ado, iv. i. For past cure is still past care
Love's L. Lost, v. 2. I know most sure My art is not past power, nor you past cure
All's Well, ii, 1. This league that we have made Will give her sadness very little cure
King John, ii. 1. Care is no cure, but rather corrosive, For things that are not to be remedied i Henry VI. iii. 3. None can cure their harms by wailing them
Richard III. ii. 2. To fear the worst oft cures the worse .
Troi, and Cress. iii. 2. One desperate grief cures with another's languish
Romeo and Juliet, i. 2. Come weep with me; past hope, past cure, past help!. Peace, ho, for shame! confusion's cure lives not in these confusions
iv. 5. Therefore my hopes, not surfeited to death, Stand in bold cure .
Othello, ii. 1. Curer. - He is a curer of souls, and you a curer of bodies .
Merry Wives, ii. 3. Curious. — From the west corner of thy curious-knotted garden
Love's L. Lost, i. 1. Frank nature, rather curious than in haste, Hath well composed thee
All's Well, i. 2. Curiously. — The which if I do not carve most curiously, say my knife 's naught . Much Ado, v. 1. 'T were to consider too curiously, to consider so
Hamlet, v. 1. Curl. – For thou seest it will not curl by nature
Twelfth Night, i. 3. See, what a grace was seated on this brow: Hyperion's curls; the front of Jove himself Hamlet, iii. 4. CURLED. — - A curled pate will grow bald; a fair face will wither
Henry V. v. 2. She shunned The wealthy curled darlings of our nation
Othello, i. 2. CURRANCE. - Never came reformation in a flood, With such a heady currance Henry V. i. s. Current. — The current that with gentle murmur glides
· Two Gen. of Verona, ii. 7. Like an impediment in the current, made it more violent and unruly
Meas. for Meas. iii. 1. This is no answer, thou unfeeling man, To excuse the current of thy cruelty Mer. of Venice, iv. 1. It holds current that I told you yesternight
i Henry IV. ï. 1. Thou canst make No excuse current, but to hang thyself
Richard III. i. 2. He 'll turn your current in a ditch, And make your channel his .
Coriolanus, iii. 1. Provokes itself and like the current flies Each bound it chafes
Timon of Athens, i. 1. We must take the current when it serves, Or lose our ventures
Julius Cæsar, iv. 3. With this regard their currents turn awry, And lose the name of action
Hamlet, ïï. 1. In the corrupted currents of this world Offence's gilded hand may shove by justice
CURRENT. — The fountain from the which my current runs, Or else dries up
Othello, iv. 2. CURRISH thanks is good enough for such a present.
Two Gen. of Verona, iv. 4. A good swift simile, but something currish.
Tam. of the Shrew, v. 2. CURSE. — So curses all Eve's daughters, of what complexion soever.
Merry Wives, iv. 2. The curse in love, and still approved, When women cannot love where they 're beloved 7'.G. of Ver.v. 4. I give him curses, yet he gives me love
Mid. N. Dream, i. 1. Thou, I fear, hast given me cause to curse
jii. The curse never fell upon our nation till now; I never felt it till now . Mer. of Venice, iii. 1. The curses he shall have, the tortures he shall feel, will break the back of man Winter's Tale, iv. 4. Led so grossly by this meddling priest, Dreading the curse that money may buy out King John, iii. 1. It is the curse of kings to be attended By slaves that take their humours for a warrant . iv. Well could I curse away a winter's night, Though standing naked .
2 Henry VI. iii. 2. Ignorance is the curse of God, Knowledge the wing wherewith we fly to heaven. You know no rules of charity, Which renders good for bad, blessings for curses Richard III. i. 2. Can curses pierce the clouds and enter heaven? Why, then, give way, dull clouds !
i. 3. End thy frantic curse, Lest to thy harm thou move our patience
i. 3. Curses never pass The lips of those that breathe them in the air
i. 3. Help me curse That bottled spider, that foul bunch-backed toad !
iv. 4. Their curses now Live where their prayers did
Henry VIII. i. 2. The common curse of mankind, folly and ignorance, be thine in great revenue ! Troi. and Cress. ii. 3. A curse begin at very root on 's heart, That is not glad to see thee !
Coriolanus, ii. 1. A plague on thee ! thou art too bad to curse
Timon of Athens, iv. 3. The barren, touched in this holy chase, Shake off their sterile curse
Julius Cæsar, i. 2. I will be satisfied : deny me this, And an eternal curse fall on you !
Macbeth, iv. 1. Curses, not loud but deep, mouth-honour, breath, which the poor heart would fain deny V. 3. It hath the primal eldest curse upon 't, A brother's murder
Hamlet, iii. 3. Dowered with our curse, and strangered with our oath
King Lear, i. 1. 'T is the curse of service, Preferment goes by letter and affection
Othello, i. 1. O curse of marriage, That we can call these delicate creatures ours, And not their appetites! .iii. 3.
Curse his better angel from his side, And fall to reprobation Cursed be my tribe, 1f I forgive him ! .
Mer. of Venice, i. 3. What serpent hath suggested thee To make a second fall of cursed man? Richard II. iii. 4. Cursed be the hand that made these fatal holes !
. Richard III. i. 2. Cursed be the heart that had the heart to do it !
i. 2. Cursed be that heart that forced us to this shift!.
Titus Andron. iv. I. The time is out of joint: O cursed spite, That ever I was born to set it right! Hamlet, i. s CURSED'ST. - Good fortune then ! To make me blest or cursed'st among men Mer. of Venice, ii. 1. CURSORARY. – I have but with a cursorary eye O'erglanced the articles
Henry V. v. 2. CURST. - In faith, she's too curst. - Too curst is more than curst
Much Ado, ii. 1. I was never curst; I have no gift at all in shrewishness
Mid. N. Dream, iii. 2. Her only fault, and that is faults enough, Is that she is intolerable curst. Tam. of the Shrew, i. 2. They are never curst but when they are hungry
Winter's Tale, iii. 3. CurtailED. — 1, that am curtailed of this fair proportion, Cheated of feature Richard III. i. 1. Curtain. — The fringed curtains of thine eye advance, And say what thou seest yond Tempest, i. 2. We will draw the curtain and show you the picture .
Twelfth Night, i. 5. Drew Priam's curtain in the dead of night .
2 Henry IV. i. 1. Close up his eyes and draw the curtain close ; And let us all to meditation 2 Henry VI. iii. 3. Spread thy close curtain, love-performing night
Romeo and Juliet, iii. 2. CURTAL. — Hope is a curtal dog in some affairs
Merry Wives, ii. 1. CUSHION. Both on one sampler, sitting on one cushion .
Mid. N. Dream, iii. 2. Tents, and canopies, Fine linen, Turkey cushions bossed with pearl Tam. of the Shrew, ii. 1. CUSTARD. Boots and spurs and all, like him that leaped into the custard
All's Well, ii. 5. CUSTARD-COFFIN. — It is a paltry cap, A custard-coffin, a bauble, a silken pie Tam. of the Shrew, iv. 3. CUSTODY. - How darest thou trust So great a charge from thine own custody? Com. of Errors, i. 2. CUSTOM. — Till custom make it Their perch and not their terror
Meas. for Meas. ii. 1. Would you have me speak after my custom?
Much Ado, i. 1. Yet, to supply the ripe wants of my friend, I 'll break a custom.
Mer. of Venice, i. 3.
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Custom. — For herein Fortune shows herself more kind Than is her custom Mer. of Venice, iv. 1.
Hath not old custom made this life more sweet Than that of painted pomp? As You Like It, ii. 1. Would beguile Nature of her custom, so perfectly he is her ape
Winter's Tale, Vs 2. Nice customs curtsy to great kings.
Henry V. v. 2. Customs, Though they be never so ridiculous, Nay, let 'em be unmanly, yet are followed Hen. VIII. i. 3. I do beseech you, Let me o'erleap that custom
Coriolanus, ii. 2. Custom calls me to 't: What custom wills, in all things should we do it As the custom is, In all her best array bear her to church
Romeo and Juliet, iv. 5. All pity choked with custom of fell deeds
Julius Cæsar, iii. 1. Think of this, good peers, But as a thing of custom : 't is no other
Macbeth, iii. 4. Shall live the lease of nature, pay his breath To time and mortal custom
iv. 1. Is it a custom? - Ay, marry is 't
Hamlet, i. 4. It is a custom More honoured in the breach than the observance
i. 4. Sleeping within my orchard, My custom always of the afternoon I have of late - - but wherefore I know not — lost all my mirth, foregone all custom of exercises ii. 2. If damned custom have not brassed it so That it is proof and bulwark against sense
iii. 4. That monster, custom, who all sense doth eat, Of habits devil, is angel yet in this And as the world were now but to begin, Antiquity forgot, custom not known.
iv. 5. Nature her custom holds, Let shame say what it will Custom hath made it in him a property of easiness Wherefore should I Stand in the plague of custom?
King Lear, i. 2. The tyrant custom, most grave senators
Othello, i. 3. I could well wish courtesy would invent some other custom of entertainment Such things in a false disloyal knave Are tricks of custom
iii. 3. Age cannot wither her, nor custom stale Her infinite variety.
Ant. and Cleo. ii. 2. This is but a custom in your tongue ; you bear a graver purpose, I hope
Cymbeline, i. 4. Stick to your journal course : the breach of custom Is breach of all
iv. 2. CUSTOMARY. — Let us teach our trial patience, Because it is a customary cross Mid, N. Dream, i. 1.
'T is not alone my inky cloak, good mother, Nor customary suits of solemn black Hamlet, i. 2. CUSTOM-SHRUNK. – What with poverty, I am custom-shrunk
Meas. for Meas. i. 2. Cut. - Let us be keen, and rather cut a little, Than fall, and bruise to death.
ü. I. Cut me to pieces with thy keen conceit
Love's L. Lost, v. 2. I did dislike the cut of a certain courtier's beard
As You Like It, v. 4. And, to cut off all strife, here sit we down
Tam, of the Shrew, iii. 1. Here's snip and nip and cut and slish and slash What fine chisel Could ever yet cut breath?
Winter's Tale, v. 3. Easy it is Of a cut loaf to steal a shive, we know.
Titus Andron. ii. 1. When he shall die, Take him and cut him out in little stars
Romeo and Juliet, iii. 2. This was the most unkindest cut of all.
Julius Cæsar, iii. 2. Cut off even in the blossoms of my sin, unhouseled, disappointed, unaneled.
5. CUTLER. - For all the world like cutler's poetry Upon a knife
. Mer. of Venice, v. 1. CutPurse. – A vice of kings; A cutpurse of the empire and the rule
Hamlet, iii. 4. CUT-THROATS. – Thou art the best o' the cut-throats: yet he's good That did the like Macbeth, iii. 4. CUTTING. - I met her deity Cutting the clouds towards Paphos.
Tempest, iv. I. Cutting a smaller hair than may be seen, Above the sense of sense.
Love's L. Lost, v. 2. I would the cutting of my garments would serve the turn
All's Well, iv. 1. CYCLOPS. — No cedars we, No big-boned men framed of the Cyclops' size. Titus Andron. iv. 3. Cygnet. – I am the cygnet to this pale faint swan, Who chants a doleful hymn. King Fohn, v. 7.
The cygnet's down is harsh, and spirit of sense. Hard as the palm of ploughman Troi. and Cress. i. 1.
A cypress, not a bosom, Hideth my heart
Winter's Tale, iv. 4. Adonis painted by a running brook, And Cytherea all in sedges hid Tam. of the Shrew, Induc. 2. Cytherea, How bravely thou becomest thy bed, fresh lily, And whiter than the sheets! Cymbeline, ü. 2.
DAD.-I was never so bethumped with words Since I first called my brother's father dad King John, ii. 1.
Dicky, your boy, that with his grumbling voice Was wont to cheer his dad . 3 Henry VI. i. DAFFED. — I would have daffed all other respects and made her half myself
Much Ado, ii. 3. That daffed the world aside, And bid it pass
Henry IV. iv. 1. DAFFEST. — Every day thou daffest me with some device.
Othello, iv. 2. DAFFODILS. — When daffodils begin to peer, With heigh ! the doxy over the dale Winter's Tale, iv. 3.
Daffodils, That come before the swallow dares, and take The winds of March with beauty iv. 4. DAGGER. -- Hath no man's dagger here a point for me? .
Much Ado, iv. 1. Thou stickest a dagger in me: I shall never see my gold again .
Mer. of Venice, iii. 1. I'll prove the prettier fellow of the two, And wear my dagger with the braver grace . Thou hidest a thousand daggers in thy thoughts
2 Henry IV. iv. 5. Do not you wear your dagger in your cap that day, lest he knock that about yours Henry V. iv. 1. I know where I will wear this dagger then
Julius Cæsar, i. 3. Is this a dagger which I see before me, The handle toward my hand?
Macbeth, i. Art thou but A dagger of the mind, a false creation?
ii. 1. There's daggers in men's smiles: the near in blood, The nearer bloody.
ji. 3. This is the air-drawn dagger which, you said, Led you to Duncan .
iii. 4. Let me be cruel, not unnatural: I will speak daggers to her, but use none
Hamlet, iji. 2. Speak to me no more; These words, like daggers, enter in mine ears
ii. 1. Thy words, I grant, are bigger, for I wear not My dagger in my mouth
Cymbeline, iv. 2. Daily. -0, what men dare do! what men may do! what men daily do!.
Much Ado, iv. 1. That daily break-vow, he that wins of all, Of kings, of beggars
King John, ii. 1. He hath a daily beauty in his life That makes me ugly.
Othello, v. 1. DAINTIER. The hand of little employment hath the daintier sense.
Hamlet, v. 1. DAINTIES. - I hold your dainties cheap, sir, and your welcome dear
Com. of Errors, iii. 1. He hath never fed of the dainties that are bred in a book.
Love's L. Lost, iv, 2. DAINTIEST. - So I regreet The daintiest last, to make the end most sweet
Richard II. i. 3. DAINTINESS. — And here have I the daintiness of ear To check time broke DAINTY. - A table full of welcome makes scarce one dainty dish .
Com. of Errors, iii. 1. And dainty bits Make rich the ribs, but bankrupt quite the wits
Love's L. Lost, i. 1. If the streets were paved with thine eyes, Her feet were much too dainty for such tread ! By heaven, she is a dainty one
. Henry VIII. i. 4. His ear full of his airy fame, Grows dainty of his worth.
Troi. and Cress. i. 3. Pleased with this dainty bait, thus goes to bed.
v. 8. She that makes dainty, She, I'll swear, hath corns
Romeo and Juliet, i. 5. Let us not be dainty of leave-taking, But shift away ·
Macbeth, ii. 3. Daisies. .- When daisies pied and violets blue And lady-smocks all silver-white Love's L. Lost, v. 2. DAISY. — There's a daisy: I would give you some violets, but they withered
Hamlet, iv. 5. Dale. — In dale, forest, or mead, By paved fountain or by rushy brook. Mid. N. Dream, ii. 1. DALLIANCE. — Look thou be true ; do not give dalliance Too much the rein
Tempest, iv. 1. You use this dalliance to excuse Your breach of promise
Com. of Errors, iv. 1. My business cannot brook this dalliance All the youth of England are on fire, And silken dalliance in the wardrobe lies . Henry V. ii. Prol. Himself the primrose path of dalliance treads, And recks not his own rede
Hamlet, i. 3. Dallies. — And dallies with the innocence of love, Like the old age
Twelfth Night, ii. 4. Our aery buildeth in the cedar's top, And dallies with the wind and scorns the sun Richard III. i. 3. DALLY. — They that dally nicely with words may quickly make them wanton. Twelfth Night, iii. 1. What, is it a time to jest and dally now?.
. 1 Henry IV. v. 3. Dam. - No more dams I'll make for fish; Nor fetch in firing At requiring
Tempest, ii. 2. The devil take one party, and his dam the other! .
Merry Wives, iv. 5. Nay, she is worse, she is the devil's dam; and here she comes
Com. of Errors, iv. 3. You may go to the devil's dam : your gifts are so good, here's none will hold you Tam. of the Shrew, i. 1. Which, as I take it, is a kind of puppy To the old dam, treason
Henry VIII. i. i.
Dam. – What, all my pretty chickens and their dam At one fell swoop?
Macbeth, iv. 3.
But let concealment, like a worm i' the bud, Feed on her damask cheek. Twelfth Night, ii. 4.
W'inter's Tale, iv. 4.
Coriolanus, ii. 1. Dame. – A holy parcel of the fairest dames
Love's L. Lost, v. 2. The fairest dame That lived, that loved, that liked, that looked with cheer . Mid. N. Dream, v. 1. Damm'st. — The more thou damm'st it up, the more it burns .
. Two Gen. of Verona, ii. 7. Damn. - Almost damn those ears Which, hearing them, would call their brothers fools Mer. of Venice, i. s. Damns himself to do, and dares better be damned than to do 't .
All's Well, iii. 6. The devil damn thee black, thou cream-faced loon! Where got'st thou that goose look? Macbeth, v. 3. If thou wilt needs damn thyself, do it a more delicate way than drowning
Othello, i. 3.
Is it not meant damnable in us, to be trumpeters of our unlawful intents ? All's Well, iv. 3.
iv. 3. That did but show thee, of a fool, inconstant And damnable ingrateful Winter's Tale, iii. 2. O, thou hast damnable iteration, and art indeed able to corrupt a saint
i Henry IV. i. 2. The deed you undertake is damnable .
Richard III. i. 4. DAMNATION. – She will not add to her damnation A sin of perjury
Much Ado, iv. 1. 'T were damnation To think so base a thought
Mer. of Venice, ii. 7. Thy manners must be wicked; and wickedness is sin, and sin is damnation . As You Like It, iii. 2. Do botch and bungle up damnation With patches, colours, and with forms
. Henry V. ii. 2. Ancient damnation ! O most wicked fiend!
Romeo and Juliet, iii. 5. Let molten coin be thy damnation, Thou disease of a friend, and not himself! Timon of Athens, iï. 1. Trumpet-tongued, against The deep damnation of his taking-off.
Macbeth, i. 7. For nothing canst thou to damnation add Greater than that
Othello, iii. 3. DAMNED. — It was a torment To lay upon the damned
Tempest, i. 2. Damned spirits all, That in crossways and floods have burial .
Mid. N. Dream, iii. 2.
Mer. of Venice, iii. 5.
As You Like It, iji. 2. 'T is not so well that I am poor, though many of the rich are damned.
All's Well, i. 3. Damns himself to do, and dares better be damned than to do't .
iii. 6. I'ld have seen him damned ere l’ld have challenged him .
Twelfth Night, iii. 4.
King John, iv. 3.
i Henry IV. i. 2. I call thee coward! I'll see thee damned ere I call thee coward
ï. 4. I'll see her damned first; to Pluto's damned lake
2 Henry IV. ii. 4. God grant me too Thou mayst be damned for that wicked deed!
Richard Ill. i. 2.
v. 8. Angels and ministers of grace defend us! Be thou a spirit of health or goblin damned Hamlet, i. 4. Where hast thou stowed my daughter? Damned as thou art, thou hast enchanted her Othello, i. 2.
But, O, what damned minutes tells he o'er Who dotes, yet doubts !
Mid. N. Dream, ii. 1.
Winter's Tale, iv. 4.
Richard II. i. 3. I dance attendance here; I think the duke will not be spoke withal
Richard III. iii. 7. To dance attendance on their lordships' pleasures
Henry VIII, v. 2. I should sear those that dance before me now Would one day stamp upon me Timon of Athens, i. 2. Feeds well, loves company, Is free of speech, sings, plays and dances well
Othello, iii. 3.
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