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AL'STERELY - If I have too austerely punished you, Your compensation makes amends Tempest, iv. 1.
Mightest thou perceive austerely in his eye That he did plead in earnest ? Com. of Errors, iv. 2. AUSTEKENESS. - My unsoiled name, the austereness of my life
Meas for Meas. ii. 4. AUSTERITY. - On Diana's altar to protest For aye austerity and single life Mid. N. Dream, i. !
Hold your own, in any case, With such austerity as 'longeth to a father. Tam. of the Shreru, iv. 4. AUTHENTIC. – Of great admittance, authentic in your place and person
Merry Wives, ji. 2. Of all the learned and authentic fellows.
All's Well, ii. 3. Crowns, sceptres, laurels, But by degree, stand i authentic place .
Troi. and Cress. i. 3. After all comparisons of truth, As truth's authentic author to be cited AUTHOR. – I will be proud, I will read politic authors
Twelfth Night, ii s. When we know the grounds and authors of it, Thou shalt be both the plaintiff and the judge For where is any author in the world Teaches such beauty as a woman's eye? Love's L. Lost, iv. 3. O thou, the earthly author of my blood, Whose youthful spirit in me regenerate . Richard II. i. 3. With rough and all-unable pen, Our bending author hath pursued the story Henry V. Epil. I thank God and thee; He was the author, thou the instrument
3 Henry VI. iv. 6. Not in confidence Of author's pen or actor's voice
Troi. and Cress. Prol. After all comparisons of truth, As truth's authentic author to be cited
iii. 2. I do not stram at the position, — It is familiar, – but at the author's drift As if a man were author of himself, And knew no other kin .
Coriolanns, v. 3. The gods of Rome forfend I should be the author to dishonour you
Titus Andron. i. No matter in the phrase that might indict the author of affectation
Hamlet, ii. 2. And he most violent author Of his own just remove .
iv. 5. The strength of their amity shall prove the immediate author of their variance Ant. and Cleo. ii. 6. AUTHORITY. — Thus can the demigod Authority Make us pay down
Aleas. for Meas. i. 2. Thieves for their robbery have authority When judges steal themselves .
ii. 2. But man, proud man, Drest in a little brief authority Authority, though it err like others, Hath yet a kind of medicine in itself Hence hath offence his quick celerity, When it is borne in high authority For my authority bears of a credent bulk, That no particular scandal once can touch O, what authority and show of truth Can cunning sin cover itself withal! Much Ado, iv. 1. Small have continual plodders ever won Save base authority from others' books Love's L. Lost, i. 1. Most sweet Hercules! More authority, dear boy, name more If law, authority, and power deny not, It will go hard with poor
Antonio Mer. of Venice, iii. 2. I beseech you, Wrest once the law to your authority I must be patient; there is no iettering of authority
All's Well, ii. 3. By his great authority; Which often hath no less prevailed
Winter's Tale, ii. 1. From that supernal judge, that stirs good thoughts In any breast of strong authority King John, ij. 1. On the winking of authority To understand a law Have too lavishly Wrested his meaning and authority
2 Henry IV. iv. 2. Our authority is his consent, And what we do establish he confirms
2 Henry V 1. vi. 1. Words cannot carry Authority so weighty
Henry VIII. iii. 2. Bi-fold authority! where reason can revolt Without perdition
Troi. and Cress. v. 2. What authority surfeits on would relieve us
Coriolanus, i. 1. 'Gainst the authority of manners, prayed you To hold your hand more close. Timon of Athens, ii. 2. Behold the great image of authority: a dog's obeyed in office
King Lear, iv. 6. The power and corrigible authority of this lies in our wills
Othello, i. 3. If our eyes had authority, here they might take two thieves kissing
Ant. and Cleo. ii. 6. Now, gods and devils! Authority melts from me. AUTHORIZED. - A woman's story at a winter's fire, Authorized by her grandam . Macbeth, iii. 4. AUTUMN. - The childing autumn, angry winter, change Their wonted liveries Mid. N. Dream, ii. 1.
Though she chide as loud As thunder when the clouds in autumn crack. Tam. of the Shrew, i. 2. Use his eyes for garden water-pots, Ay, and laying autumn's dust .
King Lear, iv. 6. An autumn 't was That grew the more by reaping
Ant. and Cleo. v. 2. Avail. – I charge thee, As heaven shall work in me for thine avail, To tell me truly All's Well, i. 3. Which to deny concerns more than avails
Winter's Tale, v. 2. Avarice. There
In my most ill-composed affection such A stanchless avarice. Macbeth, iv. 3. This avarice Sticks deeper, grows with more pernicious root
ii. 2. ii. 2. iv. 2. iv. 4.
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AVARICIOUS. - I grant him bloody, Luxurious, avaricious, false, deceitful
Macbeth, iv. 3. AVAUNT, thou dreadful minister of hell!
Richard III. i. 2. To give her the avaunt! it is a pity Would move a monster
Henry VIII. ii. 3. Avaunt! and quit my sight! let the earth hide thee! Thy bones are marrowless Macbeth, iii. 4. AVE-MARIES. His mind is bent to holiness, To number Ave-Maries on his beads 2 Henry VI. i. 3. 111 black mourning gowns, Numbering our Ave-Maries with our beads
• 3 Henry VI. ii. 1. Avoid. – I am sure 't is safer to Avoid what's grown than question how’t is born Winter's Tale, i. 2.
What I am I cannot avoid, yet to be what I would not shall not make me tame Merry Wives, iii. 5.
Julius Cæsar, i. 2.
Hamlet, iii. 4.
What cannot be avoided ’T were childish weakness to lament or fear.
Macbeth, v. 7.
Julius Cæsar, ii. 2. AVOIRDU POIS. – A hair will turn the scales between their avoirdupois
2 Henry IV. i. 4. AVOUCH - Without the sensible and true avouch Of mine own eyes
Hamlet, i. 1. Awake, dear heart, awake! thou hast slept well ; Awake
Tempest, i. 2. I bring a trumpet to awake his ear, To set his sense on the attentive bent Troi. and Cress. i. 3. Awakens me with this unwonted putting-on .
Meas. for Meas. iv. 2.
The attribute to awe and majesty Wherein doth sit the dread and fear of kings Mer. of Venice, iv i.
Julius Cæsar, i. 2.
ii. 1. Aweary. -1 am aweary of this moon : would he would changel.
Mid. N. Dream, v. 1. I'gin to be aweary of the sun, And wish the estate o' the world were now undone . Macbeth, v. 5. Awl. — Truly, sir, all that I live by is with the awl
Julius Cæsar, i. Axe. – Thus yields the cedar to the axe's edge
3 Henry VI. v. 2. Many strokes, though with a little axe, Hew down and fell the hardest-timbered oak
ii. 1. And where the offence is, let the great axe fall
Hamlet, iv. 5.
Troi, and Cress. i. 3.
Cymbeline, ii. 2.
BABBLE. — This babble shall not henceforth trouble me .
Two Gen. of Verona, i. 2. For the watch to babble and talk is most tolerable and not to be endured
Much Ado, iii. 3. Endeavour thyself to sleep, and leave thy vain bibble babble
Twelfth Night, iv, 2. BABBLED. His nose was as sharp as a pen, and a' babbled of green fields
Henry V. ii. 3. BABBLING. Let not our babbling dreams affright our souls
Richard III. v. 3.
How wayward is this foolish love, That, like a testy babe, will scratch the nurse Two Gen. of Ver. i. 2.
Tam. of the Shrew, ii. 1.
Winter's Tale, ii. 2. So much feared abroad That with his name the mothers still their babes . i Henry VI. ii. 3. A mother only mocked with two sweet babes
Richard I/1. iv. 4. Ah, my tender babes! My unblown flowers, new-appearing sweets
iv. 4. Pity, like a naked new-born babe, Striding the blast
Macbeth, i 7.
Hamlet, iii. 3.
BABE. - Old fools are babes again ; and must be used with checks as flatteries . . King Lear, i. 3. Those that do teach young babes Do it with gentle means and easy tasks
Othello, iv. 2. Come, come, and take a queen Worth many babes and beggars !
Ant. and Cleo. v. 2. BABOON. -- The strain of man 's bred out Into baboon and monkey
Timon of Athens, i. 1. Cool it with a baboon's blood, Then the charm is firm and good
Macbeth, iv. 1. I would change my humanity with a baboon
Othello, i. 3. Baby. — The baby beats the nurse, and quite athwart Goes all decorum Meas. for Meas. i. 3.
Commend these waters to those baby eyes That never saw the giant world enraged King John, v. 2. Look to't in time ; She 'll hamper thee, and dandle thee like a baby.
2 Henry VI. i. 3. The baby figure of the giant mass of things to come at large.
Troi. and Cress. i. 3. Your prattling nurse Into a rapture lets her baby cry While she chats him. Coriolanus, ii. 1. I am no baby, I, that with base prayers I should repent the evils I have done Titus Andron. v. 3. If trembling I inhabit then, protest me The baby of a girl
Macbeth, iii. 4. And wears upon his baby-brow the round And top of sovereignty
iv. 1. Think yourself a baby; That you have ta’en these tenders for true pay
.Hamlet, i. 3. That great baby you see there is not yet out of his swaddling-clouts
ii. 2. Dost thou not see my baby at my breast, That sucks the nurse asleep?
Ant. and Cleo. v. 2. BACCHANALS. — The riot of the tipsy Bacchanals, Tearing the Thracian singer Mid. N. Dream, v. I. BACCHUS. – Love's tongue proves dainty Bacchus gross in taste .
. Love's L. Lost, iv. 3. Come, thou monarch of the vine, Plumpy Bacchus with pink eyne !
Ant. and Cleo. ii. 7. Bachelor. — Broom-groves, Whose shadow the dismissed bachelor loves
Tempest, iv, 1. Shall I never see a bachelor of threescore again ?.
Much Ado, i. 1. And the fine is, for the which I may go the finer, I will live a bachelor . He shows me where the bachelors sit, and there live we as merry as the day is long .
ii. 1. When I said I would die a bachelor, I did not think I should live till I were married
ii. 3. Such separation as may well be said Becomes a virtuous bachelor and a maid Mid. N. Dream, ii. 2. So is the forehead of a married man more honourable than the base brow of a bachelor As Y. L. It, iii. 3. This youthful parcel Of noble bachelors stand at my bestowing .
All's Well, ii. 3. Inquire me out contracted bachelors, such as had been asked twice on the banns i Henry IV. iv. 2. Crowing as if he had writ man ever since his father was a bachelor
2 Henry IV. i. 2. And sure as death I swore I would not part a bachelor from the priest
Titus Andron. i. I. Wisely and truly: wisely I say, I am a bachelor .
Julius Cæsar, iii. 3. Back. – I think I have the back-trick simply as strong as any man
Twelfth Night, i. 3. Back-friend, a shoulder-clapper, one that countermands The passages of alleys Com. of Errors, iv. 2. Glancing an eye of pity on his losses, That have of late so huddled on his back Mer. of Venice, iv. 1. Whose foot spurns back the ocean's roaring tides
King John, ii. s. Bearing their birthrights proudly on their backs, To make a bazard of new fortunes
ii. s. It lies as sightly on the back of him As great Alcides' shows upon an ass I'll take that burthen from your back, Or lay on that shall make your shoulders crack You are straight enough in the shoulders, you care not who sees your back . i Henry IV. i. 4. His apparel is built upon his back, and the whole frame stands upon pins 2 Henry IV'. iii. 2. My lord, stand back, and let the coffin pass
Richard III. i. 2. Most pestilent to the hearing ; and, to bear 'em, The back is sacrifice to the load Henry VIII. i. 2. Time hath, my lord, a wallet at his back, Wherein he puts alms for oblivion Troi. and Cress. iii. 3. A pack of blessings lights upon thy back; Happiness courts thee in her best array Rom. & Jul. iii. 3. It will be of more price, Being spoke behind your back, than to your face
iv. 1. Need and oppression starveth in thine eyes, Contempt and beggary hangs upon thy back I love and honour him, But must not break my back to heal my finger Timon of Athens, ii. 1. Being offered him, he put it by with the back of his hand, thus .
Julius Cæsar, i. 2. Blow, wind! come, wrack ! At least we'll die with harness on our back
Macbeth, v. 5. He hath borne me on his back a thousand times
Hamlet, v. 1. Who hath had three suits to his back, six shirts to his body, horse to ride King Lear, iii. 4. What, goest thou back ? thou shalt Go back, I warrant thee .
Ant. and Cleo. v. 2. Having found the back-door open Of the unguarded hearts
Cymbeline, v. 3. Backing - Call you that backing of your friends? A plague upon such backing! 1 Henry IV. ii. 4. BACKWARD. What seest thou else In the dark backward and abysm of time? Tempest, i. 2. She would spell him backward
Much Ado, iii. 1.
ii. i. ji. I.
jji. 4. jii. 4.
BACKWARD. – Only doth backward pull Our slow designs when we ourselves are dull All's Well, i. 1,
Hamlet, ii. a. BACK-WOUNDING calumny The whitest virtue strikes
Meas. for Meas. iii. 2. Bacon. — Hang-hog' is Latin for bacon, I warrant you.
Merry Wives, iv. I. A gammon of bacon and two razes of ginger
. i Henry IV. i. 1. Bad. — The most, become much more the better For being a little bad. Meas. for Meas. v. 1.
He wants wit that wants resolved will To learn his wit to exchange the bad for better Two G. of Ver. ii. 6. Among nine bad if one be good, There's yet one good in ten
All's Well, i. 3. A miscreant, Too good to be so and too bad to live
Richard II. i. 1. Shall seem as light as chaff, And good from bad find no partition
2 Henry IV. iv, 1. Didst thou never hear That things ill-got had ever bad success?
3 Henry VI. ii. 2. Counting myself but bad till I be best You know no rules of charity, Which renders good for bad, blessings for curses Richard III. i. 2. Bad is the world; and all will come to nought .
iii. 6. Eyes, that so long have slept upon This bold bad man
Henry VIII. ii. 2. Although particular, shall give a scantling Of good or bad unto the general Troi. and Cress. i. 3. That would make good of bad, and friends of foes
Macbeth, ii. 4. Things bad begun make strong themselves by ill There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so
Hamlet, ii. 2. Almost as bad, good mother, As kill a king, and marry with his brother . I must be cruel, only to be kind: Thus bad begins and worse remains behind Bad is the trade that must play fool to sorrow, Angering itself and others
King Lear, iv. 1. Heaven me such uses send, Not to pick bad from bad, but by bad mend!
Othello, iv. 3. Is a thing Too bad for bad report
Cymbeline, i. i. So slippery that The fear's as bad as falling Was nothing but mutation, ay, and that From one bad thing to worse
iv. 2. I never spake bad word, nor did ill turn To any living creature .
Pericles, iv. 1. Badge. — Joy could not show itself modest enough without a badge of bitterness Much Ado, i. 1.
Black is the badge of hell, The hue of dungeons and the suit of night Love's L. Lost, iv. 3. Bearing the badge of faith, to prove them true.
Mid. N. Dream, iii. 2. For sufferance is the badge of all our tribe
Mer. of Venice, i. 3. Combating with tears and smiles, The badges of his grief and patience
Richard II. v. 2. Left the liver white and pale, which is the badge of pusillanimity and cowardice 2 Henry IV. iv. 3. To this hour is an honourable badge of the service
Henry V. iv. 7. Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge
Titus Andron. i. 1. Better than he have worn Vulcan's badge
ji. 1. BADNESS. A provoking merit, set a-work by a reproveable badness in himself . King Lear, iii.
5. If he be less, he's nothing; but he's more, Had I more name for badness Meas. for Meas. v. 1. Bag. — Not with bag and baggage, yet with scrip and scrippage
As You Like It, iii. 2. It will let in and out the enemy With bag and baggage .
Winter's Tale, i. 2. See thou shake the bags Of hoarding abbots
King John, üi. 3. Bait the hook well; this fish will bite
Much Ado, ii. 3. And greedily devour the treacherous bait. Go we near her that her ear lose nothing Of the false sweet bait that we lay for it
iii. 1. Have you with these contrived, To bait me with this foul derision?
Mid. N. Dream, iii. 2. Fish not, with this melancholy bait, For this fool gudgeon, this opinion Mer. of Venice, i. 1. If the young dace be a bait for the old pike .
2 Henry IV. iii. 2. Be caught with cautelous baits and practice .
Coriolanus, iv. 1. With words more sweet, and yet more dangerous, Than baits to fish
Titus Andron. iv. 4. And she steal love's sweet bait from fearful hooks
Romeo and Juliet, ii. Prol. See you now; Your bait of falsehood takes this carp of truth.
Hamlet, ii. s. Not born where 't grows, But worn a bait for ladies .
Cymbeline, iii. 4. BAITED. – Why stay we to be baited With one that wants her wits?
Coriolanus, iv. 2. To be baited with the rabble's curse
Macbeth, v. 8. Baked. - A minced man: and then to be baked with no date in the pie Troi, and Cress. i. 2. The funeral baked meats Did coldly furnish forth the marriage tables.
Hamlet, i. 2. Baked and impasted with the parching streets .
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BALANCE. – She shall ne'er weigh more reasons in her balance
Much Ado, v. 1. Which hung so tottering in the balance that I could neither believe nor misdoubt All's Well, i. 3.
If the balance of our lives had not one scale of reason to poise another of sensuality Othello, i. 3. BALD. - There's no time for a man to recover his hair that grows bald by nature Com. of Errors, ii. 2. Time himself is bald, and therefore to the world's end will have bald followers
ii. 2. I knew't would be a bald conclusion . BALDPATE. -- Come hither, goodman baldpate: do you know me?
Meas. for Meas. v. 1. Ball. — 'T is not the balm, the sceptre and the ball, The sword, the mace
Henry V. iv. 1. Had she affections and warm youthful blood, She would be as swift in motion as a ball Rom.& Ful.ii.5. BALLAD. — Is there not a ballad, boy, of the King and the Beggar?
Love's L. Lost, i. 2. The world was very guilty of such a ballad some three ages since
1. 2. I will get Peter Quince to write a ballad of this dream .
Mid. N. Dream, iv. I. Sighing like furnace, with a woeful ballad Made to his mistress' eyebrow As You Like It, ii. 7. For I the ballad will repeat, Which men full true shall find
All's Well, i. 3. A divulged shame Traduced by odious ballads .
ii. 1. He utters them as he had eaten ballads and all men's ears grew to his tunes Winter's Tale, iv. 4. I love a ballad but even too well, if it be doleful matter merrily set down I love a ballad in print o' life, for then we are sure they are true
iv. 4. Here's another ballad of a fish, that appeared upon the coast
iv. 4. The ballad is very pitiful and as true. — Is it true too, think you? This is a merry ballad, but a very pretty one An I have not ballads made on you all and sung to filthy tunes
Henry IV. ii. 2. I will have it in a particular ballad else, with mine own picture on the top 2 Henry IV. iv. 3. A speaker is but a prater; a rhyme is but a ballad
Henry V. v. 2. BALLAD-MAKER. – Pick out mine eyes with a ballad-maker's pen
Much Ado, i. 1. That ballad-makers cannot be able to express it
Winter's Tale, v. 2. Ballad-Mongers. – Than one of these same metre ballad-mongers
i Henry IV. ii. 1. BALLAST. — Sent whole armadoes of caracks to be ballast at her nose
Com. of Errors, iii. 2. Balm. – No balm can cure but his heart blood Which breathed this poison
Richard II. i. 1. Not all the water in the rough rude sea Can wash the balm off from an anointed king
iii. 2. With mine own tears I wash away my balm.
iv. 1. 'Tis not the balm, the sceptre and the ball, The sword, the mace, the crown imperial Henry V. iv. 1. Balm of hurt minds, great nature's second course, Chief nourisher in life's feast Macbeth, ii. 2. The argument of your praise, balm of your age, Most best, most dearest .
King Lear, i. 1. As sweet as balm, as soft as air, as gentle, O Antony !
Ant. and Cleo. v. 2. BAN. — And ban thine enemies, both mine and thine
2 Henry VI. ii. 4. Mine hair be fixed on end, as one distract; Ay, every joint should seem to curse and ban . iii. 2.
You bade me ban, and will you bid me leave?
As You Like It, iv. 1. Who gently would dissolve the bands of life, Which false hope lingers in extremity Richard 11. . 2. We few, we happy few, we band of brothers
Henry V. iv. 3. BAN-DOGS. - The time when screech-owls cry and ban-dogs howl.
2 Henry VI. i. 4. Bandy. - I will bandy with thee in faction; I will o'er-run thee with policy As You Like It, v. I. To bandy word for word and frown for frown
Tam. of the Shrew, v. 2. I will not bandy with thee word for word, But buckle with thee blows
3 Henry VI. i. 4. Bang. — You'll bear me a bang for that, I fear
Julius Cæsar, iii. 3. Banged. — You should have banged the youth into dumbness
Twelfth Night, iii. 2. Banish plump Jack, and banish all the world
. 1 Henry IV. ii. 4. If thou dost love thy lord, Banish the canker of ambitious thoughts
2 Henry VI. i. 2. BANISHED. - To die is to be banished from myself; And Silvia is myself Two Gen. of Verona, iii. 1.
Hence-banished is banished from the world, And world's exile is death Romeo and Juliet, iii. 3. BANISHMENT Eating the bitter bread of banishment
Richard 11. üi. 1. Freedom lives hence, and banishment is here
King Lear, i. 1. BANK. – I know a bank where the wild thyme blows
Mid. N. Dream, ii. 1. How sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank! Here will we sit
Mer. of Venice, v. 1. Came o'er my ear like the sweet sound, That breathes upon a bank of violets ! Twelfth Night, i. .