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BANK. — But here, upon this bank and shoal of time, We'ld jump the life to come. Macbeth, i. 7. BANKRUPT. – Dainty bits Make rich the ribs, but bankrupt quite the wits Love's L. Lost, i. 1. Time is a very bankrupt, and owes more than he's worth to season
Com. of Errors, iy, 2. For debt that bankrupt sleep doth sorrow owe .
Mid. N. Dream, iii. 2. Wherefore do you look Upon that poor and broken bankrupt there?
As You Like It, ii. i. O, break, my heart! poor bankrupt, break at once!.
Romeo and Juliet, iii. 2. BANNERS. — Where the Norweyan banners flout the sky And fan our people cold Macbeth, i. 2. Hang out our banners on ile outward walls; The cry is still, “They come!'
V. 5. BANQUET. His words are a very fantastical banquet, just so many strange dishes. Much Ado, ii. 3.
The mind shall banquet, though the body pine: Fat paunches have lean pates Love's L. Lost, i. 1. My banquet is to close our stomachs up, After our great good cheer Tam. of the Shrew, v. 2. We have a trifling foolish banquet towards
· Romeo and Juliet, i. 5. There is an idle banquet attends you : Please you to dispose yourselves . Timon of Athens, i. 2. In his commendations I am fed; It is a banquet to me.
Macbeth, i. 4. BANQUETING. If you know That I profess myself in banqueting
Julius Cæsar, i. 2. BANQUO. - Thou art too like the spirit of Banquo; down!
Macbeth, iv. 1. BAPTISM. - Is in your conscience washed As pure as sin with baptism
Henry V. i. 2. A fair young maid that yet wants baptism, You must be godfather
Henry VIII. v. 3. Baptized. — Call me but love, and I'll be new baptized .
Romeo and Juliet, ii. 2. BAR. – So sweet a bar Should sunder such sweet friends
Mer. of Venice, iii. 2. O, these naughty times Put bars between the owners and their rights! I will bar no honest man my house, nor no cheater .
. 2 Henry IV. ii. 4. They supposed I could rend bars of steel And spurn in pieces posts of adamant i Henry VI. i. 4. BARBARIANS. – I would they were barbarians, as they are, Though in Rome littered Coriolanus, iii. i. BARBAROUS. - Art3-man, preambulate, we will be singuled from the barbarous . Love's L. Lost, v. 1. For Christian shame, put by this barbarous brawl
Othello, ii. 3. BARBARY. - He'll not swagger with a Barbary hen, if her feathers turn back . 2 Henry IV. ii. 4.
I will be more jealous of thee than a Barbary cock-pigeon over his hen . As You Like It, iv. 1. BARBER. – Hath any man seen him at the barber's ?
Much Ado, iii. 2. No, but the barber's man hath been seen with him Stand like the forfeits in a barber's shop, As much in mock as mark Meas. for Meas. v. 1. And cut and slish and slash, Like to a censer in a barber's shop
Tam. of the Shrew, iv. 3. This is too long. — It shall to the barber's, with your beard
Hamlet, ii. 2. BARE. — How many then should cover that stand bare !
Mer. of Venice, ii. 9. Methinks they are exceeding poor and bare, too beggarly
i Henry IV. iv. 2. Art thou so bare and full of wretchedness, And fear'st to die?
· Romeo and Juliet, v. I. When he himself might his quietus make With a bare bodkin
Hamlet, iii. 1. My name is lost, By treason's tooth bare-gnawn and canker-bit
King Lear, v. 3. BARE-Bone. - Here comes lean Jack, here comes bare-bone
i Henry IV. ii. 4. Barefoot. - Would have walked barefoot to Palestine for a touch of his nether lip Othello, iv. 3. Bareness. — And for their bareness, I am sure they never learned that of me i Henry IV. iv. 2.
You barely leave our thorns to prick ourselves And mock us with our bareness All's Well, iv. 2. BARGAIN. – Take you this. — And seal the bargain with a holy kiss . Two Gen. of Verona, ii. 2. The boy hath sold him a bargain, a goose, that's flat
Love's L. Lost, iii. 1. To sell a bargain well is as cunning as fast and loose. A time, methinks, too short To make a world-without-end bargain in Scorned my nation, thwarted my bargains, cooled my friends.
Mer. of Venice, iii. 1. No bargains break that are not this day made.
King John, ü. 1. The devil shall have his bargain; for he was never yet a breaker of proverbs . i Henry IV. i. 2. But in the way of bargain, mark ye me, I'll cavil on the ninth part of a hair
iii. I. Lest the bargain should catch cold and starve .
Cymbeline, i. 4. BARGAINED – 'Tis bargained twixt us twain, being alone
Tam. of the Shrew, ii. 1. BARGE. - The barge she sat in, like a burnished throne, Burned on the water Ant. and Cleo. ii. 2. Bark. - Mine, as sure as bark on tree .
Love's L. Lost, v. 2. How like a younker or a prodigal The scarfed bark puts from her native bay! . Mer. of Venice, ii. 6. Mar no more trees with writing love-songs in their barks
As You Like It, iii. 2. And make conceive a bark of baser kind By bud of nobler race
Winter's Tale, iv. 4.
BARK. – Even as a splitted bark, so sunder we: This way fall I to death . 2 Henry VI. jii. 2.
I had rather hide me from my greatness, Being a bark to brook no mighty sea Rich urd III. iii. 7.
Romeo and Juliet, iii. 5.
Julius Cæsir, v. 1. Though his bark cannot be lost, Yet it shall be tempest-tost .
Macbeth, i. 3. Prepare thyself ; The bark is ready, and the wind at help.
Hamlet, iv. 3. Let the labouring bark climb hills of seas Olympus-high
Othello, ii. 1. Barking. – The envious barking of your saucy tongue
i Henry VI. iii. 4. Than dogs that are as often beat for barking As therefore kept to do so
Coriolanus, ii. 3. BARKY. — The female ivy so Enrings the barky fingers of the elm
Mid. N. Dream, iv. 1. Barm. – And sometime make the drink to bear no barm Barn. - He loves his own barn better than he loves our house .
. Henry IV. i. 3. If your husband have stables enough, you 'll see he shall lack no barns
Much Ado, iii. 4. BARNACL75. – We shall lose our time, And all be turned to barnacles .
Tempest, iv. I. BARNE.--Mercy on's, a barne; a very pretty barne! A boy or a child, I wonder? Winter's Tale, iii. 3. For they say barnes are blessings
All's Well, i. 3. BARRABAS. -- Would any of the stock of Barrabas Had been her husband! Mer. of Venice, iv. 1. BARRED. — Things hid and barred, you mean, from common sense?.
Love's L. Lost, i. 1. Sweet recreation barred, what doth ensue But moody and dull melancholy? Com. of Errors, v. 1. Purpose so barred, it follows, Nothing is done to purpose
Coriolanus, iii. I. Nor have we herein barred your better wisdoms
Hainlet, i. 2. Barren tasks, too hard to keep, Not to see ladies, study, fast, not sleep!. Love's L. Lost, 1. 1. For when did friendship take A breed for barren metal of his friend?
Mer. of Venice, 1. 3. Of that kind Our rustic garden 's barren.
Winter's Tale, iv. 4. That small model of the barren earth Which serves as paste and cover to our bones Richard II. iii. 2. Barren, barren, barren; beggars all, beggars all
2 Henry IV. v. 3. I am not barren to bring forth complaints
Richard NI. ii. 2. I need not be barren of accusations; he hath faults, with surplus
Coriolanus, i. 1. The barren, touched in this holy chase, Shake off their sterile curse
Julius Cæsar, i. 2. Upon my head they placed a fruitless crown, And put a barren sceptre in my gripe Macbeth, iii. 1. BARREN-SPIRITED. — A barren-spirited fellow; one that feeds On abjects . Julius Cæsar, iv. 1. BARRICADO Man is enemy to virginity: how may we barricado it against him? . All's Well, i. 1. BARRICADOES. – Why, it hath bay windows transparent as barricadoes
Twelfth Night, iv. 2. BASAN. - 0, that I were Upon the hill of Basan, to outroar the horned herd ! Ant. and Cleo. iij. 13. Base men, that use them to so base effect !
Two Gen. of Verona, ii. 7. One more than two. – Which the base vulgar do call three
Love's L. Lost, i. 2. Things base and vile holding no quantity, Love can transpose to form Mid N. Dream, i. 1. The base is right; 't is the base knave that jars
Tam. of the Shrew, iii. 1. Base men by his endowments are made great
Richard 11. ii. 3. I have sounded the very base-string of humility
i Henry IV. ij. 4. A foutre for the world and worldlings base! I speak of Africa and golden joys • 2 Henry IV. v. 3. Base is the slave that pays
Henry V. ii. 1. As fearfully as doth a galled rock O'erhang and jutty his confounded base There is none of you so mean and base, That hath not noble lustre in your eyes .
11. I. The strong base and building of my love Is as the very centre of the earth Troi. and Cress. iv. 2. I should prove so base, To sue, and be denied such common grace
Timon of Athens, iii. 5. Looks in the clouds, scorning the base degrees By which he did ascend Julius Cæsar, ii. 1. Who is here so base that would be a bondman? If any, speak
iii. 2. To what base uses we may return, Horatio .
Hamlet, v. 1. You base foot-ball player
King Lear, i. 4. 'T is the plague of great ones; Prerogatived are they less than the base
Othello, iii. 3. Like the base Indian, threw a pearl away Richer than all his tribe . Base and unlustrous as the smoky light That 's fed with stinking tallow.
Cymbeline, i. 6.
BASE. -Cowards father cowards and base things sire base: Nature hath meal and bran Cymbeline, iv. 2.
Tempest, iv, 1.
iii, 1. All the accommodations that thou bear'st Are nursed by baseness
Meas. for Meas. iii. 1. It is the baseness of thy fear That makes thee strangle thy propriety
Twelfth Night, v. 1. By my body's action teach my mind A most inherent baseness
Coriolanus, iii. 2. The blood and baseness of our natures would conduct us to most preposterous conclusions Othello, i. 3. My noble Moor Is true of mind and made of no such baseness As jealous creatures are iii. 4
From whose so many weights of baseness cannot A dram of worth be drawn Cymbeline, iii. 5. BASHFUL. But, as a brother to his sister, showed Bashful sincerity and comely love Much Ado, iv. 1.
Hearing of her beauty and her wit, Her affability and bashful modesty . Tan. of the Shrew, ii. 1. BASHFULNESS. No modesty, no maiden shame, No touch of bashfulness Mid. N. Dream, iii. 2. BASILISK. - Make me not sighted like the basilisk .
Winter's Tale, i. 2. Come, basilisk, And kill the innocent gazer with thy sight
2 Henry VI. iii. 2. I'll slay more gazers than the basilisk; I'll play the orator as well as Nestor . 3 Henry VI. iii. 2. It is a basilisk unto mine eye, Kills me to look on 't
Cymbeline, ii. 4. Basis, - Build me thy fortunes upon the basis of valour
Twelfth Night, iii. 2. Lay thou thy basis sure, For goodness dare not check thee
Macheth, iv. 3.
Hamlet, iii. 4.
iii. 5. BASS-VIOL. He that went, like a bass-viol, in a case of leather
Com. of Errors, iv. 3. BASTARD. — We shall have all the world drink brown and white bastard Mens. for Nens. iii. 2. And that is but a kind of bastard hope neither
Mer. of Venice, iii. 5. Streaked gillyvors, Which some call nature's bastards
Winter's Tale, iv. 4. For he is but a bastard to the time That doth not smack of observation
King Yohn, i. s. Why, then, your brown bastard is your only drink
i Henry IV. ii. 4. Bastinado. - I will deal in poison with thee, or in bastinado, or in steel . As l'ou Like It, v. 1. He gives the bastinado with his tongue : Our ears are cudgelled
King John, ij. 1.
Macbeth, iii. 2.
Troi. and Cress. v. 1.
. 2 Henry IV. ii. 4. You do yourselves Much wrong, you bate too much of your own m
Timon of Athens, i. 2. Who bates mine honour shall not know my coin .
ii. 3. BATED. - Of my instruction hast thou nothing bated In what thou hadst to say. Tempest, iii. 3. In a bondman's key, With bated breath and whispering humbleness
Mer. of Venice, i. 3. Bath. Sore labour's bath, Balm of hurt minds, great nature's second course
Macbeth, ij. 2. BATHB. — And the delighted spirit 'To bathe in fiery floods .
Meas. for Meas. iii. 1. BATTALIONS. – When sorrows come, they come not single spies, But in battalions Hamlet, iv. 5. BATTEN. – Follow your function, go, and batten on cold bits
Coriolanus, iv. 5.
She's a woman to be pitied much: Her sighs will make a battery in his breast 3 Henry 1'7. iii. 1.
Make battery to our ears with the loud music: The while I 'll place you Ant. and Cleo. ii. 7.
Richard II. i. 1.
i. 3. The battle with the Centaurs, to be sung By an Athenian eunuch to the harp Mid. N. Dream, v. j. Our battle is more full of names than yours, Our men inore perfect
2 Henry IV. iv. I. You shall hear A fearful battle rendered you in music
Henry V. i. 1. We would not seek a battle as we are ; Nor, as we are, we say we will not shun it
iri, 6. Through their paly flames Each battle sees the other's umbered face .
iv. Prol, I am afeard there are few die well that die in a battle
iv. 1. To denionstrate the life of such a battle, In life so lifeless as it shows itself.
iv. 2. In plain shock and even play of battle, Was ever known so great and little loss ?
Battle. — The battles of the Lord of hosts he fought
1 Henry VI. i. 1. Of wounds two dozen odd; battles thrice six I have seen and heard of
Coriolanus, ii. 3. Why do fond men expose themselves to battle, And not endure all thieats? Timon of Athens, iii. 5. The noise of battle hurtled in the air, Horses did neigh
Julius Cæsar, ii. 2. Their bloody sign of battle is hung out, And something to be done immediately When the hurly burly 's done, When the battle 's lost and won .
Macbeth, i. 1. Now then we 'll use His countenance for the battle .
King Lear, v. 1. That never set a squadron in the field, Nor the division of a battle knows
Othello, i. 1. Little of this great world can I speak, More than pertains to feats of broil and battle
i. 3. From year to year, the battles, sieges, fortunes, That I have passed
i. 3. His cocks do win the battle still of mine, When it is all to nought
Ant. and Cleo. ii. 3. BATTLEMENTS. Let all the battlements their ordnance fire
Hamlet, v. 2. The wind hath spoke aloud at land; A fuller blast ne'er shook our battlements Othello, ii. 1. Bauble. — For that I know An idiot holds his bauble for a god .
Titus Andron. v. 1. That cap of yours becomes you not: Off with that bauble, throw it under foot Tam. of the Shrew, v. 2. That runs lolling up and down to hide his bauble in a hole
Romeo and Juliet, ii. 4. Senseless bauble, Art thou a feodary for this act ?
Cymbeline, iii. 2. BawcOCK. – Why, how now, my bawcock ! how dost thou, chuck?
Twelfth Night, iii. 4. BAY. - To rouse his wrongs and chase them to the bay
Richard II. ii. 3. How like a younker or a prodigal The scarfed bark puts from her native bay Mer. of Venice, ii. 6. I had rather be a dog, and bay the moon, Than such a Roman
Julius Cæsar, iv. 3. BAYED. - Here wast thou bayed, brave hart; Here didst thou fall
iii. 1. We are at the stake, And bayed about with many enemies
iv. i. BAY-TREES. The bay-trees in our country are all withered
Richard II. ü. 4. BAY-WINDOWS. — Why, it hath bay-windows transparent as barricadoes Twelfth Night, iv, 2. Be that you are, That is, a woman; if you be more, you 're none .
Meas for Meas. ii. 4. Be as thou wast wont to be ; See as thou wast wont to see
Mid. N. Dream, iv. 1. To be, or not to be ; that is the question: Whether 't is nobler in the mind to suffer Hamlet, iii, 1. Than be so better to cease to be
Cymbeline, iv. 4. Beach. — Then let the pebbles on the hungry beach Fillip the stars
Coriolanus, v. 3. The fishermen, that walk upon the beach, Appear like mice
King Lear, iv. 6. And the twinned stones Upon the numbered beach
Cymbeline, i. 6. Beacon. - But modest doubt is called The beacon of the wise
Troi. and Cress. ii. 2. The warm sun! Approach, thou beacon to this under globe
King Lear, ii. 2. Beadle. — 1, that have been love's whip; A very beadle to a humorous sigh Love's L. Lost, ii. 1. Have you not beadles in your town, and things called whips ?
. 2 Henry VI. ï. 1. Besides the running banquet of two beadles that is to come
Henry VIII. v. 4. Beads. — With these crystal beads heaven shall be bribed
King John, ii. 1. Beads of sweat have stood upon thy brow, Like bubbles in a late-disturbed stream 1 Henry IV. ii. 3.
Mine eyes, Seeing those beads of sorrow stand in thine, Began to water Julius Cæsar, ii. 1. Beagle. - She's a beagle, true-bred, and one that adores me.
Twelfth Night, ii. 3. BE-ALL. — That but this blow Might be the be-all and the end-all here.
Macbeth, i. 7. Beam. — Sometimes the beam of her view gilded my foot, sometimes my portly belly Merry Wives, i. 3. How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed
Mer. of Venice, v. 1. But to the brightest beams Distracted clouds give way
All's Well, v. 3. A rush will be a beam To hang thee on
King John, iv. 3. Whose bright faces Cast thousand beams upon me, like the sun
Henry VIII. iv, 2. Thy madness shall be paid by weight, Till our scale turn the beam
Hamlet, iv. 5. BEAN-FED. When I a fat and bean-fed horse beguile
Mid. N. Dream, ii. 1. BEANS. - Peas and beans are as dank here as a dog
i Henry IV. ii. 1. Bear. — I am vexed; Bear with my weakness; my old brain is troubled
Tempest, iv. 1. Why do your dogs bark so? be there bears i' the town?
Merry Wives, i. 1. Bear a fair presence, though your heart be tainted
Com. of Errors, iii. 2. As from a bear a man would run for life, So fly I from her that would be my wife The two bears will not bite one another when they meet
Much Ado, iii. 2. I am as ugly as a bear; For beasts that meet me run away for fear
Mid. N. Dream, ii. 2. Sometime a horse I 'll be, sometime a hound, A hog, a headless bear ,
BBAR. - In the night, imagining some fear, How easy is a bush supposed a bear! Mid. N. Dream, v. I. For my part, I had rather bear with you than bear you .
As You Like It, ii. 4. I should bear no cross if I did bear you, for I think you have no money in your purse
ii. 4. Pants and looks pale, as if a bear were at his heels
. Twelfth Night, iii. 4. Our arms, like to a muzzled bear, Save in aspect, hath all offence sealed up King John, ii. 1. I am as melancholy as a gib cat or a lugged bear
i Henry IV. i. 2. Foolish curs, that run winking into the mouth of a Russian bear!
Henry V. ii. 7. Are these thy bears ? we'll bait thy bears to death
. 2 Henry VI. v. Or as a bear, encompassed round with dogs
3 Henry VI. ii. i. Or an unlicked bear-whelp That carries no impression like the dam You mean, to bear me, not to bear with me.
Richard Ill. iii. 1. Valiant as the lion, churlish as the bear, slow as the elephant
Troi. and Cress. i. 2. He's a lamb indeed, that baes like a bear.--He's a bear indeed, that lives like a lamb Coriolanus, ii. 1. So get the start of the majestic world, And bear the palm alone.
Julius Cæsar, i. 2. Approach thou like the rugged Russian bear, The armed rhinoceros
Macbeth, iii. 4. I cannot fly, But, bear-like, I must fight the course
V. 7. Makes us rather bear those ills we have Than fly to others that we know not of Hamlet, iii. 1. This night, wherein the cub-drawn bear would couch
King Lear, iii. 1. Whose reverence even the head-lugged bear would lick, Most barbarous, most degenerate! . iv. 2. An admirable musician: O! she will sing the savageness out of a bear
Othello, iv, 1. BEARD. His tears run down his beard, like winter's drops From eaves of reeds Tempest, v. 1. Does he not wear a great round beard, like a glover's paring-knife?
Merry Wives, i. 4. A little wee face, with a little yellow beard, a Cain-coloured beard .
i. 4. I could not endure a husband with a beard on his face
Much Ado, ii. 1. He that hath a beard is more than a youth, and he that hath no beard is less than a man ii. 1. Indeed, he looks younger than he did, by the loss of a beard .
iii. 2. God's blessing on your beard ! - Good sir, be not offended
Love's L. Lost, ii. 1. A beard, fair health, and honesty; With three-fold love I wish you all these three You, that did void your rheum upon my beard And foot me
Mer. of Venice, i. 3. What a beard hast thou got! . Wear yet upon their chins The beards of Hercules and frowning Mars Stroke your chins, and swear by your beards that I am a knave .
As You Like It, i. 2. With eyes severe and beard of formal cut, Full of wise saws and modern instances
ii. 7. Is his head worth a hat, or his chin worth a beard?- Nay, he hath but a little beard A beard neglected, which you have not; but I pardon you for that Now, Jove, in his next commodity of hair, send thee a beard!
Twelfth Night, ii. 1. Where you
will hang like an icicle on a Dutchman's beard The hare of whom the proverb goes, Whose valour plucks dead lions by the beard King John, ii. 1. Thy father's beard is turned white with the news .
. 1 Henry IV. ii. 4. Have you not a moist eye? a dry hand? a yellow cheek? a white beard? 2 Henry IV. i. 2. Whose beard the silver hand of peace hath touched . 'T is merry in hall when beards wag all, And welcome merry Shrove-tide Do what thou darest; I beard thee to thy face.
i Henry VI. i. 3. If e'er again I meet him beard to beard, He's mine, or I am his
Coriolanus, i. 10. When you speak best unto the purpose, it is not worth the wagging of your beards
ii. 1. Your beards deserve not so honourable a grave as to stuff a botcher's cushion
ii. 1. You had more beard when I last saw you; but your favour is well approved by your tongue. iv. 3. You should be women, And yet your beards forbid me to interpret That you are so . Macbeth, i. 3. We might have met them dareful, beard to beard, And beat them backward home
v. 5 His beard was grizzled, no? - It was, as I have seen it in his life
Hamlet, i. 2. The satirical rogue says here that old men have grey beards
ii. 2. His beard was as white as snow, All flaxen was his poll That we can let our beard be shook with danger And think it pastime Spare my grey beard, you wagtail ?.
King Lear, ii. 2. Follow thou the wars; defeat thy favour with an usurped beard
Othello, i. 3. Were I the wearer of Antonius' beard I would not shave't to-day .
Ant. and Cleo. ii. 2. BEARDED. – A soldier Full of strange oaths and bearded like the pard
As You Like It, ii. 7.
iii. 2. iii. 2.
iv. I. V. 3.