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ARMED. — Yet am I armed against the worst can happen

3 Henry VI. iv. 1. I am armed, And dangers are to me indifferent

Julius Cæsar, i. 3. There is no terror, Cassius, in your threats, For I am armed so strong in honesty

iv. 3. A figure like your father, Armed at point exactly, cap-a-pe

Hamlet, i. 2. Armed, say you? — Armed, my lord. — From top to toe? – My lord, from head to foot

i. 2. ARM-GAUNT. -So he nodded, And soberly did mount an arm-gaunt steed Ant. and Cleo. i. 5. ARMING. Confirmations, point from point, to the full arming.of the verity All's Well, iv. 3.

Arming myself with patience To stay the providence of some high powers Fulius Cæsar, v. 1. ARMIPOTENT.—The armipotent Mars, of lances the almighty, Gave Hector a gift Love's L. Lost, v. 2. 'The manifold linguist and the armipotent soldier

All's Well, iv. 3. ARMOUR. — Like unscoured armour, hung by the wall

Meas. for Meas. i. 2. He would have walked ten mile a-foot to see a good armour

Much Ado, ii. 3. Whose armour conscience buckled on, Whom zeal and charity brought to the field King John, ii. 1. Like a rich armour worn in heat of day, That scalds with safety.

2 Henry IV. iv. 5. If their heads had any intellectual armour

Henry V. iii. 7. The single and peculiar life is bound, With all the strength and armour of the mind Hamlet, iii. 3. ARMOURERS. The armourers, accomplishing the knights, With busy hammers. Henry V. iv. Prol. ARMY. - I stood like a man at a mark, with a whole army shooting at me.

Much Ado, ii. 1. That war against your own affections And the huge army of the world's desires Love's L. Lost, i. 1. The fool hath planted in his memory An army of good words

Mer. of Venice, iii. 5. Through the foul womb of night The hum of either army stilly sounds

Henry V. iv. Prol. AROINT thee, witch! the rump-fed ronyon cries .

Macbeth, i. 3. ARRANT. — 'T is as arrant a piece of knavery, mark you now, as can be offer 't Henry V. iv. 7.

See you now, his reputation is as arrant a villain and a Jacksauce
An arrant traitor as any is in the universal world, or in France, or in England!

iv. 8. What an arrant, rascally, beggarly, lousy knave it is

iv. 8. The moon 's an arrant thief, And her pale fire she snatches from the sun Timon of Athens, iv. 3. There's ne'er a villain dwelling in all Denmark But he's an arrant knave

Hamlet, i. 5. We are arrant knaves, all; believe none of us. Go thy ways to a nunnery · ARRAY. - I drink, I eat, array myself, and live

Meas. for Meas. ii. 2. Sunday comes apace: We will have rings and things and fine array Tam. of the Shrew, ii. 1. Neither art thou the worse For this poor furniture and mean array As the custom is, In all her best array bear her to church

Romeo and Juliet, iv. 5. Set not thy sweet heart on proud array

King Lear, iii. 4. ARREST. - This fell sergeant, death, Is strict in his arrest

Hamlet, v. 2. ARRIVANCE. – Every minute is expectancy Of more arrivance

Othello, ii. 1. ARROGANCE. —Monstrous arrogance! Thou hest, thou thread, thou thimble ! Tam. of the Shrew, iv. 3. Supple knees Feed arrogance and are the proud man's fees

Troi. and Cress. iii. 3. ARROGANCY. – Your heart Is crammed with arrogancy, spleen, and pride. Henry VIII. ii. 4. ARROW. – Of this matter is little Cupid's crafty arrow made

Much Ado, iii. 1. Then loving goes by haps: Some Cupid kills with arrows, some with traps .

iii. 1. Their conceits have wings fleeter than arrows, bullets, wind, thought .

Love's L. Lost, v. 2. Look how I go, Swifter than arrow from the Tartar's bow

Mid. N. Dream, iii. 2. But if you please To shoot another arrow that self way.

Mer. of Venice, i. 1. Then shall you know the wounds invisible That love's keen arrows make As You Like It, iii 5. That arrows fled not swifter toward their aim Than did our soldiers

2 Henry IV. i. 1. As many arrows, loosed several ways, Come to one mark

Henry V. i. 2. She'll not be hit With Cupid's arrow; she hath Dian's wit

Romeo and Juliet, i. 1. Whether 't is nobler in the mind to suffer The slings and arrows of outrageous fortune Hamlet, iii. 1. My arrows, Too slightly timbered for so loud a wind I have shot mine arrow o'er the house, And hurt

my brother And like an arrow shot From a well-experienced archer hits the mark

Pericles, i. 1. Art. - So reputed in dignity, and for the liberal arts Without a parallel

Tempest, i. 2. She hath prosperous art When she will play with reason and discourse . Meas. for Meas. i. 2. Our court shall be a little Academe, Still and contemplative in living art. Love's L. Lost, i. 1. Well fitted in arts, glorious in arms : Nothing becomes him ill that he would well

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ART. - Other slow arts entirely keep the brain

Love's L. Lost, iv. 3. They are the books, the arts, the academes, That show, contain, and nourish all the world Nature shows art, That through thy bosom makes me see thy heart Mid. N. Dream, ii. 2. He that hath learned no wit by nature nor art may complain of good-breeding As You Like It, iii. 2. A magician most profound in his art and yet not damnable Labouring art can never ransom nature From her inaidible estate

Al's Well, ü. 1. I know most sure My art is not past power nor you past cure

ii. i. O, had I but followed the arts! . .

Twelfth Night, i. 3. There is an art which in their piedness shares With great creating nature l'inter's Tale, iv. 4. Over that art Which you say adds to nature, is an art That nature makes This is an art Which does mend nature, change it rather, but The art itself is nature Can trace me in the tedious ways of art And hold me pace in deep experiments i Henry IV. ii. 1. Poor and mangled Peace, Dear nurse of arts, plenties, and joyful births .

. Henry V. v. 2. Bethink thee on her virtues that surmount, And natural graces that extinguish art i Henry VI. v. 3. In sweet music is such art, Killing care and grief of heart .

Henry VII. ii. 1. So famous, So excellent in art, and still so rising . Now art thou what thou art, by art as well as by nature

Romeo and Juliet, ii. 4. Stuff so fine and smooth That thou art even natural in thine art.

Timon of Athens, v. 1. I have as much of this in art as you, but yet my nature could not bear it so Julius Cæsar, iv. 3. As two spent swimmers, that do cling together And choke their art

Macbeth, i. 2. There's no art To find the mind's construction in the face My heart Throbs to know one thing: tell me, if your art Can tell so much? Wretched souls That stay his cure: their malady convinces The great assay of art More matter, with less art. — Madam, I swear I use no art at all

Hamlet, ii. 2. I am ill at these numbers ; I have not art to reckon my groans I want that glib and oily art, To speak and purpose not

King Lear, i. 1. The art of our necessities is strange, That can make vile things precious Nature's above art in that respect .

iv. 6. Who, by the art of known and feeling sorrows, Am pregnant to good pity

iv. 6. An abuser of the world, a practiser Of arts inhibited and out of warrant .

Othello, i. 2. In framing an artist, art bath thus decreed, To make some good, but others to exceed Pericles, ii. 3.

That ever her art sisters the natural roses ; Her inkle, silk, twin with the rubied cherry . v. Gower. Arteries. — Universal plodding poisons up The nimble spirits in the arteries . Love's L. Lost, iv. 3. Artery. – Makes each petty artery in this body As hardy as the Nemean lion's nerve

Hamlet, i. 4. ARTHUR. — Therefore, never, never Must I behold my pretty Arthur more King John, iii. 4. He's in Arthur's bosom, if ever man went to Arthur's bosom

Henry V. i1. 3. Article. - I have but with a cursorary eve O'erglanced the articles. I thank my memory, I yet remember Some of these articles

Henry VIII. iii. 2. More than the scope of these delated articles allow .

Hamlet, i. 2. In the verity of extolment, 1 take him to be a soul of The main article I do approve In fearful sense

Othello, i. 3. ARTIFICER. Another lean unwashed artificer Cuts off his tale

King John, iv. 2. ARTIST. — The artist and unread, The hard and soft, seem all affined and kin Troi. and Cress. i. 3.

In framing an artist, art hath thus decreed, To make some good, but others to exceed Pericles, ii. 3. ARTLESS. So full of artless jealousy is guilt, It spills itself in fearing to be spilt Hamlet, iv. 5. ASCRIBE. – Our remedies oft in ourselves do lie, Which we ascribe to heaven All's Well, i. 1.

O God, thy arm was here; And not to us, but to thy arm alone, Ascribe we all Henry V. iv. 8. ASHAMED. - What heinous sin is it in me To be ashamed to be my father's child Mer. of Venice, ii. 3. I am ashamed that women are so simple To offer war

T'am. of the Shrew, v. 2. I am almost ashamed to say what good respect I have of thee

King John, iii. 3. Ashes. — And strewed repentant ashes on his head

iv. I. And some will mourn in ashes, some coal-black

Richard II. v. 1. Burns under feigned ashes of forged love, And will at last break out into a flame i Henry VI. ii. 1. But from their ashes shall be reared A phænix that shall make all France afeard .

iv. My ashes, as the phenix, may bring forth A bird that will revenge upon you all 3 Henry VI. i. 4. A piteous corse, a bloody piteous corse ; Pale, pale as ashes .

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Ashes. I shall show the cinders of my spirits Through the ashes of my chance Ant. and Cleo. v. 2. Asia. — Roaming clean through the bounds of Asia

Com. of Errors, i. I will fetch you a toothpicker now from the furthest inch of Asia

Much Ado, ii. 1. Hollow pampered jades of Asia, Which cannot go but thirty mile a-day

2 Henry IV. i. 4. Ask. — And rather muse than ask why I entreat you .

All's Well, ii. 5. I wonder in my soul, What you would ask me, that I should deny.

Othello, iii. 3. ASLEEP. - Will you laugh me asleep, for I am very heavy?.

Tempest, ij. 1. This is a strange repose, to be asleep With


ii. 1. Then death rock me asleep, abridge my doleful days !

2 Henry IV. 1. 4. Where's my fool, ho? I think the world 's asleep.

King Lear, i. 4. ASPECT. – Know my aspect, And fashion your demeanour to my looks Com. of Errors, ii. 2.

Of such vinegar aspect That they 'll not show their teeth in way of smile Mer. of Venice, i. 1. I tell thee, lady, this aspect of mine Hath feared the valiant

ii. 1. Our arms, like to a muzzled bear, Save in aspect, hath all offence sealed up King John, ii. 1. That close aspect of his Does show the mood of a much troubled breast

iv. 2. For our eyes do hate the dire aspect Of civil wounds

Richard II. i. 3. Rendered such aspect As cloudy men use to their adversaries

i Henry IV. ii. 2. Betwixt that smile we would aspire to, That sweet aspect of princes, and their ruin Henry VIII. iii. 2. Put on a most importunate aspect, A visage of demand

Timon of Athens, ii. 1. Aspersion. No sweet aspersion shall the heavens let fall To make this contract grow Tempest, iv. 1. ASPICIOUS. Our watch, sir, bave indeed comprehended two aspicious persons Much Ado, iii.

5. Aspics. – Swell, bosom, with thy fraught, For 't is of aspics' tongues

Othello, iii. 3. ASPIRATION. – That spirit of his In aspiration lifts him from the earth

Troi. and Cress. iv. 5. ASPIRING. What, will the aspiring blood of Lancaster Sink in the ground ! · 3 Henry VI. v. 6. Ass. – Yet I am not altogether an ass

Merry Wives, i. 1. I do begin to perceive that I am made an ass! He is the bridle of your will. — There's none but asses will be bridled so Com. of Errors, ii. 1. Being at that pass, You would keep from my heels and beware of an ass

ii. 1. O that he were here to write me down an ass!

Much Ado, iv. 2. Though it be not written down, yet forget not that I am an ass

iv. 2. O that I had been writ down an ass! .

iv. 2. I am such a tender ass, if my hair do but tickle me, must scratch

Mid. N. Dream, iv. 1. What visions have I seen! Methought I was enamoured of an ass

iv. 1. Man is but an ass, if he go about to expound this dream

iv. 1. With the help of a surgeon he might yet recover, and prove an ass If it do come to pass, That any man turn ass, Leaving his wealth and ease. As You Like It, ii. 5. I am not such an ass but I can keep my hand dry

Twelfth Night, i. 3. An affectioned ass, that cons state without book and utters it by great swarths Come, you virtuous ass, you bashful fool, must you be blushing?

2 Henry IV. ii. 2. Now, what a thing it is to be an ass !

Titus Andron. iv. 2. Upon mine honour, — Then came each actor on his ass

Hamlet, ii. 2. Cudgel thy brains no more about it, for your dull ass will not mend his pace with beating . May not an ass know when the cart draws the horse? Whoop, Jug! I love thee King Lear, i.

4. Love me and reward me For making him egregiously an ass?

Othello, ii. 1. ASSASSINATION. - If the assassination Could trammel up the consequence

Macbeth, i. 7. ASSAULT. – Though her spirit had been invincible against all assaults of affection . Much Ado, ii. 3. I will make a complimental assault upon


Troi. and Cress. iii. 1. Assay the power you have. — My power? Alas, I doubt

Meas. for Meas. i. 4. Galling the gleaned land with hot assays, Girding with grievous siege castles Henry V. i. 2. Wretched souls That stay his cure : their malady convinces The great assay of art Macbeth, iv. 3. With windlasses and with assays of bias By indirections find directions out.

Hamlet, ii. 1. Did you assay him To any pastime? Help, angels, Make assay! Bow, stubborn knees! . This cannot be, By no assay of reason : 't is a pageant, To keep us in false gaze . Othello, i. 3. And passion, having my best judgement collied, Assays to lead the way.

ii. 3. ASSEMBLIES. - Held in idle price to haunt assemblies

. Meas. for Meas. i. 3. ASSEMBLY. — Having heard by fame Of this so noble and so fair assembly Henry VIII. i. 4.

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ASSEMBLY. – What do you think, You the great toe of this assembly?.

Coriolanus, i. 1. Assist me, some extemporal god of rhyme, for I am sure I shall turn sonnet

Love's L. Lost, i. 2. AssistANCE – But minister such assistance as I shall give you direction

Much Ado, ii. 1. I have acquainted you withal, to the end to crave your assistance

Love's L. Lost, v. 1. Thence it is, That I to your assistance do make love

Macbeth, iji. I. Assume. - There is no vice so simple but assumes Some mark of virtue Mer. of Venice, iii. 2. The devil hath power To assume a pleasing shape

Hamlet, ii. 2. Assume a virtue, if you have it not To assume a semblance That very dogs disdained

King Lear, v. 3. ASSURANCE. -- 'Tis far off. And rather like a dream than an assurance

Tempest, i. 2. The clock gives me my cue, and my assurance bids me search

Merry W’ives, 18. 2. They are busied about a counterfeit assurance.

Tam. of the Shrew, iv. 4. But yet I'll make assurance double sure, And take a bond of fate

Macbeth, iv, 1. Where every god did seem to set his seal, To give the world assurance of a man Hamlet, iii. 4.

Hear us confer of this, and by an auricular assurance have your satisfaction King Lear, i. 2. Assured.- I will be assured I may; and, that I may be assured, I will bethink me Mer. of Venice, i. 3.

Drest in a little brief authority, Most ignorant of what he 's most assured Meas. for Meas. ii. 2. Assuredly the thing is to be sold

As You Like It, ii. 4. ASUNDER. - And will you rent our ancient love asunder?

Mid. N. Dream, iii. 2. Villain and he be many miles asunder. - God pardon him!

Romeo and Juliet, iii. 5. ATALANTA. - You have a nimble wit: I think 't was made of Atalanta's heels As You Like It, iii. 2.

Atalanta's better part, Sad Lucretia's modesty
Ate. – You shall find her the infernal Ate in good apparel

Much Ado, ii. 1. Atlas. — Thou art no Atlas for so great a weight .

3 Henry VI. v. 1. ATOMIES. - It is as easy to count atomies as to resolve the propositions of a lover As You Like It, iii. 2. Drawn with a team of little atomies Athwart men's noses .

Romeo and Juliet, i. 4. ATONEMENT. – Will be glad to do my benevolence to make atonement

Merry IVives, ATTACH. Therefore make present satisfaction, Or I 'll attach you

Com. of Errors, iv. I. ATTACHMENT. — Give as soft attachment to thy senses As infants

Troi. and Cress. iv. 2. ATTAINDER. Stands in attainder of eternal shame

Love's L. Lost, i. 1. ATTAINT. – What simple thief brags of his own attaint?

Com. of Errors, iii. 2. ATTASKED. You are much more attasked for want of wisdom

King Lear, i. 4. ATTEMPT. — Make us lose the good we oft might win By fearing to attempt . Meas. for Meas. i. 4. Embrace your own safety and give over this attempt

As You Like It, i 2. Impossible be strange attempts to those That weigh their pains in sense

All's Well, i. 1. The quality and hair of our attempt Brooks no division

i Henry IV. iv. 1. One incorporate To our attempts

Julius Cesar, i. 3. The attempt and not the deed Confounds us

Macbeth, ii. 2. Neglecting an attempt of ease and gain To wake and wage a danger profitless . Othello, i. 3. I doubt not you sustain what you 're worthy of by your attempt .

Cymbeline, i. 4. ATTENDANCE. - To dance attendance on their lordships' pleasures .

Henry VIII. v. 2. ATTENT. - Season your admiration for awhile With an attent ear.

Hamlet, i. 2.

Richard II. ii. I. Attention. — Tongues of dying men Enforce attention like deep harmony To punish you by the heels would amend the attention of your ears

2 Henry IV. i. 2. ATTENTIVE. — The reason is, your spirits are attentive

Mer. of Venice, v. 1. To awake his ear, To set his sense on the attentive bent

Troi. and Cress. i. 3. ATTEST. – So obstinately strong, That doth invert the attest of eyes and ears

As You Like It, i. 3. Attire. — I'll put myself in poor and mean attire. He hath some meaning in his mad attire

Tam, of the Shrew, iii. 2. Thy sumptuous buildings and thy wife's attire Have cost a mass of public treasury 2 Henry VI. i. 3. And do you now put on your best attire? And do you now cull out a holiday? Julius Cæsar, i. 1. What are these So withered and so wild in their attire?

Macbeth, i. 3. Attired. — For my part, I am so attired in wonder, I know not what to say Much Ado, iv. 1. ATTORNEY. — As fit as ten groats is for the hand of an attorney

All's IV ell, ii. 2. I could be well content To be mine own attorney in this case

i Henry VI. v. 3. Good mother, - 1 must call you so – Be the attorney of my love to her

Richard III. iv. 4. Windy attorneys to their client woes, Airy succeeders of intestate joys

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Meas. for Meas. v. 1. ATTRACTION. - Setting the attraction of my good parts aside

Merry Wives, ii. 2. The sun's a thief, and with his great attraction Robs the vast sea

Timon of Athens, iv. 3. With her sweet harmony And other chosen attractions

Pericles, v. 1. ATTRACTIVE – No, good mother, here's metal more attractive

Hamlet, iii. 2. ATTRIBUTE - It is an attribute to God himself.

Mer. of Venice, iv. i. The attribute to awe and majesty, Wherein doth sit the dread and fear of kings Much attribute he hath, and much the reason Why we ascribe it to him . Troi. and Cress. ii. 3. Though performed at height, The pith and marrow of our attribute

Hamlet, 1. 4. ATTRIBUTIVE. — The will dotes that is attributive To what infectiously itself affects Tr. and Cr. ii. 2. AUDACIOUS without impudency, learned without opinion ,

Love's L. Lost, v. 1. AUDACITY. — Boldness be my friend! Arm me, audacity, from head to foot! Cymbeline, i. 6. AUDIENCE. – O, dismiss this audience, and I shall tell you more .

Love's L. Lost, iv. 3. If I do it, let the audience look to their eyes; I will move storms

Mid. N. Dream, i. 2. The dignity of this act was worth the audience of kings and princes

Winter's Tale, v. 2. And can give audience To any tongue, speak it of what it will

King John, iv. 2. With taunts Did gibe my missive out of audience

Ant. and Cleo. ï. 2. AUDIT. — Steal from spiritual leisure a brief span To keep your earthly audit sure Henry VIII. iii. 2. And how his audit stands who knows save heaven? .

Hamlet, iii. 3. If you will take this audit, take this life, And cancel these cold bonds

Cymbeline, v. 4. AUDITOR. — 1 'll be an auditor; An actor too perhaps, if I see cause

Mid. N. Dream, iii. 1. A kind of auditor; one that hath abundance of charge too, God knows what . i Henry IV. ï. 1. Call me before the exactest auditors And set me on the proof

Timon of Athens, ii. 2. AUGER-HOLE. - Where our fate, Hid in an auger-hole, may rush, and seize us . Macbeth, ii. 3. AUGHT. For aught that I could ever read, Could ever hear by tale or history Mid. N. Dream, i. 1.

She is not worth what she doth cost The holding. What is aught, but as 't is valued? Tr., & Cr. ii. 2. Which easily endures not article Tying him to aught

Coriolanus, ii. 3. Hear from me still, and never of me aught But what is like me formerly

iv. 1. Nor aught so good but strained from that fair use Revolts from true birth . Romeo and Juliet, ii. 3. If it be aught toward the general good, Set honour in one eye and death i' the other Julius Cæsar, i. 2. Women's fear and love holds quantity; In neither aught, or in extremity

Hamlet, iii. 2. Since no man has aught of what he leaves, what is 't to leave betimes Speak of me as I am; nothing extenuate, Nor set down aught in malice

Othello, v. 2. AUGMENT, or alter, as your wisdoms best Shall see advantageable for our dignity Henry V. v. 2.

The fire that mounts the liquor till 't run o'er, In seeming to augment it wastes it Henry VIII. i. 1. AUGMENTATION. — In the new map with the augmentation of the Indies Twelfth Night, iii. 2. AUGMENTED.-That what he is, augmented, Would run to these and these extremities Jul. Cæsar, ii. 1. AUGMENTING. — With tears augmenting the fresh morning's dew .

Romeo and Juliet, i. 1. Stood on the extremest verge of the swift brook, Augmenting it with tears . . As You Like It, ii. 1. AUGURER. — The augurer tells me we shall have news to-night

Coriolanus, ii. 1. The persuasion of his augurers May hold him

Julius Cæsar, ii. 1. The augurers Say they know not, they cannot tell: look grimly

Ant. and Cleo iv. 12. 0, sir, you are too sure an augurer: That you did not fear is done AUGURY. – Which, if my augury deceive me not, Witness good bringing up . Two Gen. of Ver. iv. 4. We defy augury: there's a special providence in the fall of a sparrow

Hamlet, v. 2. AUNT. - I have a widow aunt, a dowager Of great revenue

Mid. N. Dream, i. 1. The wisest aunt, telling the saddest tale, Sometime for three-foot stool mistaketh me The thrush and the jay Are summer songs for me and my aunts

Winter's Tale, iv. 3. AUNT-MOTHER. – You are welcome: but my uncle-father and aunt-mother are deceived Hamlet, ii. 2. AURICULAR. — By an auricular assurance have your satisfaction

K’ing Lear; i. 2. AURORA. – Yonder shines Aurora's harbinger

Mid. N. Dream, if. 2. To draw The shady curtains from Aurora's bed

Romeo and Juliet, i. I. Auspicious - I find my zenith doth depend upon A most auspicious star

Tempest, i. 2. And promise you calm seas, auspicious gales O lady Fortune, Stand you auspicious!

Winter's Tale, iv. 4. With an auspicious and a dropping eye

Hamlet, i. 2. AUSTERE. Quenching my familiar smile with an austere regard of control Twelfth Night, ii. 5.

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