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Begged. — Pity me, open the door: A beggar begs that never begged before

Richard II. v. 3. BEGGING. - 'T was never my desire yet to trouble the poor with begging

Coriolanus, ii. 3. Begin. - I know it well, sir; you always end ere you begin .

Two Gen. of Verona, ii. 4. He cannot temperately transport his honours From where he should begin and end Coriolanus, ii. 1.

I must be cruel, only to be kind: Thus bad begins and worse remains behind. Hamlet, iii. 4. BEGINNING. -- If there be no great love in the beginning, yet heaven may decrease it Merry W’ives, i. 1. To show our simple skill, That is the true beginning of our end.

Mid. N. Dream, v. 1. Well, the beginning, that is dead and buried

As You Like It, i. 2. I could match this beginning with an old tale

i. 2. A strange beginning: borrowed majesty'!

King John, i. 1. We see yonder the beginning of the day, but I think we shall never see the end of it Henry V. iv. 1. This was an ill beginning of the night

Julius Cæsar, iv. 3. I cannot speak Any beginning to this peevish odds

Othello, ii. 3. Begot of thought, conceived of spleen, and born of madness

As You Like It, iv. 1. Let us do those ends That here were well begun and well begot These are begot in the ventricle of memory, nourished in the womb of pia mater Love's L. Lost, iv. 2. Children of an idle brain, Begot of nothing but vain fantasy

Romeo and Juliet, i. 4. Beguile. - Light seeking light doth light of light beguile

Love's L. Lost, i. 1. How shall we beguile The lazy time, if not with some delight?

Mid. N. Dream, v. 1. To beguile the old folks, how the young folks lay their heads together Tam. of the Shrew, i. 2. I will bespeak our diet, Whiles you beguile the time and feed your knowledge Twelfth Night, iii. 3. Would beguile Nature of her custom, so perfectly he is her ape .

Winter's Tale, v. 2. O flattering glass, Like to my followers in prosperity, Thou dost beguile me! . Richard II. iv. 1. To beguile the time, Look like the time; bear welcome in your eye

Macbeth, i. 5. My spirits grow dull, and fain I would beguile The tedious day with sleep

Hamlet, iii. 2. I did consent, And often did beguile her of her tears

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ii. I. I am not merry; but I do beguile The thing I am, by seeming otherwise BEGUILED. — You have beguiled me with a counterfeit Resembling majesty King Yohn, iii. 1.

Therefore is Love said to be a child, Because in choice he is so oft beguiled . Mid. Ni Dream, i. 1. I am no flaiterer : he that beguiled you in a plain accent was a plain knave King Lear, ii. 2. Thou art not vanquished, But cozened and beguiled

V. 3 To beguile many and be beguiled by one

Othello, iv. 1. BEGUN. – Let us do those ends That here were well begun and well begot

As You Like It, v. 4. This day, all things begun come to ill end

King John, iii. 1. Things bad begun make strong themselves by ill

Macbeth, iii. 2. I have done my work ill, friends: 0, make an end Of what I have begun A nt. and Cleo. iv. 14. BEHALF. You are too officious In her belialf that scorns your services

Mid. N. Dream, jii. 2. I am bound to you, That you on my behalf would pluck a flower

· 1 Henry VI. ii. 4. You shall give me leave To play the broker in my behalf

3 Henry VI. iv, 1. You had told as many lies in his behalf as you have uttered words in your own Coriolanus, v. 2. BEHAVIOUR. - I will teach the children their behaviours .

Merry Wives, iv. 4. What an unweighed behaviour hath this Flemish drunkard picked — with the devil's name! . 1. 1. Seeing how much another man is a fool when he dedicates his behaviours to love

Much Ado, ii. 3. Whom she hath in all outward behaviours seemed ever to abhor

ii. 3. All his behaviours did make their retire To the court of his eye .

Love's L. Lost, ii. 1. His gait majestical, and his general behaviour vain, ridiculous, and thrasonical Lest through thy wild behaviour I be misconstrued

Mer. of Venice, ii. 2. The behaviour of the country is most mockable at the court

As You Like It, iii. 2. Lest over-eyeing of his odd behaviour.

Tam. of the Shrew, Induc. 1. This young man, for learning and behaviour Fit for her turn, well read in poetry.

i. 2. Her affability and bashful modesty, Her wondrous qualities and mild behaviour

ii. 1. He was a frantic fool, Hiding his bitter jests in blunt behaviour Thine eyes See it so grossly shown in thy behaviours

All's Well, i. 3. He has been yonder i’ the sun practising behaviour to his own shadow Twelfth Night, ii. 5. So shall inferior eyes, That borrow their behaviours from the great

King John, v. 1. It were a very gross kind of behaviour, as they say

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BEHAVIOUR. – Your behaviour hath struck her into amazement and admiration. Hamlet, iii. 2. BEHELD. Have you beheld, Or have you read or heard? or could you think? King John, iv. 3. BEHIND. — I must be cruel, only to be kind; Thus bad begins and worse remains behind Hamlet, iii. 4.

Pity bounty had not eyes behind, That man might ne'er be wretched for his mind Timon of Athens, i. 2. BEHOLD. – Some, that are mad if they behold a cat

Mer. of Venice, iv. 1. Ere a man hath power to say, ' Behold!' The jaws of darkness do devour it up Mid. N. Dream, i. If powers divine Behold our human actions, as they do

Il'inter's Tale, iii. 2. BEHOLDERS. — Was this the face That, like the sun, did make beholders wink?. Richard II. iv. I. BEHOLDEST. - Which here thou viewest, beholdest, surveyest, or seest.

Love's L. Lost, i. 1. BEHOLDING. - Marvellous little beholding to your reports

Meas. for Meas. iv. 3. Well, Shylock, shall we be beholding to you? .

Mer. of Venice, i. 3. Have been more kindly beholding to you than any

Tam. of the Shrew, ii. 1. Little are we beholding to your love, And little looked for at your helping hands Richard II. iv. I. The proudest of you all Have been beholding to him

Richard III. ii. i. Who do, methinks, find out Something not worth in me such rich beholding Troi. and Cress. iii. 3. He says, for Brutus' sake, He finds himself beholding to us all

Julius Cæsar, iii. 2. BEHOVEFUL. — Such necessaries As are behoveful for our state

Romeo and Juliet, iv. 3. BEING. – There is none but he Whose being I do fear

Macbeth, iii. 1. Every minute of his being thrusts Against my nearest of life

111. 1. It did seem to shatter all his bulk And end his being

Hamlet, ii. 1. Took such sorrow That he quit being .

Cymbeline, i. 1. Beldam. – Old men and beldams in the streets Do prophesy upon it dangerously K’ing john, iv. 2.

Shakes the old beldam earth and topples down Steeples and moss-grown towers i Henry IV. ii. i. BE-lee'd. -- Must be be-lee'd and calmed By debitor and creditor

Othello, i, 1. Belief. – Drove the grossness of the foppery into a received belief .

Merry Wives, v. 5. May in some little measure draw a belief from you, to do yourself good As You Like It, v. 2. Let belief and life encounter so As doth the fury of two desperate men

King John, iii. 1. And to be king Stands not within the prospect of belief

Macbeth, i. 3. Will not let belief take hold of him Touching this dreaded sight.

Hamlet, i. 1. This accident is not unlike my dream: Belief of it oppresses me already.

Othello, i. 1. Believe. – Make us but believe, Being compact of credit, that you do love us Com. of Errors, iii. 2. For others say thou dost deserve, and I Believe it better than reportingly

Much A do, ii. 1. Believe then, if you please, that I can do strange things

As You Like It, v. 2. I sometimes do believe, and sometimes do not . Which hung so tottering in the balance that I could neither believe nor misdoubt. All's Well, i. 3. Will you make me believe that I am not sent for you?

Twelfth Night, iv. 1. Believe me, I do not believe thee, man

K'ing yohn, iii. Believe my words, For they are certain and unfallible

i Henry VI. i. 2. Believe me for mine honour, and have respect to mine honour

Fulius Cæsar, iii. 2. What I believe I'll wail, What know believe, and what I can redress .

Macbeth, iv. 3. I might not this believe Without the sensible and true avouch Of mine own eyes . Hamlet, i. 1. So have I heard and do in part believe it

i. 1. Do you believe his tenders, as you call them ? But that I love thee best, О most best, believe it I most powerfully and potently believe, yet I hold it not honesty to have it thus set down ü. 2. We are arrant knaves, all; believe none of us. Go thy ways to a nunnery. Believe not all; or, if you must believe, Stomach not all

Ant. and Cleo. ii. 4. Believing. - If he be not in love with some woman, there is no believing old signs Much Ado, iii. 2.

No Christian, that means to be saved by believing rightly, can ever believe such Twelfth Night, iii. 2. BELL. - He hath a heart as sound as a bell, and his tongue is the clapper .

Much Ado, ii. 2. Slow in pursuit, but matched in mouth like bells, Each under each

Mid. N. Dream, iv. 1. If ever been where bells have knolled to church

As You Like It, ii. 7. Bell, book, and candle shall not drive me back

King John, iii. 3. The midnight bell Did, with his iron tongue and brazen mouth, Sound on His tongue Sounds ever after as a sullen bell

2 Henry IV.i. Ring, bells, aloud; burn, bonfires, clear and bright

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Bell. - Go bid thy mistress, when my drink is ready, She strike upon the bell . Macbeth, ii. 1. I go, and it is done; the bell invites me. Hear it not, Duncan

ii. 1. Like sweet bells jangled, out of tune and harsh

Hamlet, iii. 1. You are pictures out of doors, Bells in your parlours, wild-cats in

Othello, ii. 1. Silence that dreadful bell ; it frights the isle From her propriety

ii. 3. Fill our bowls once more; Let's mock the midnight bell

Ant. and Cleo. iii. 13. Bellies. — With hearts in their bellies no bigger than pins' heads

i Henry IV. iv. 2. BELLMAN. — The fatal bellman, Which gives the stern'st good-night

Macbeth, ii. 2. BELLOWED. He fastened on my neck, and bellowed out As he ’ld burst heaven K’ing Lear, v. 3. Bellows. — For flattery is the bellows blows up sin

Pericles, i. 2. BELLY. - This whale, with so many tuns of oil in his belly .

Merry Wives, ii. 1. My belly 's as cold as if I had swallowed snowballs for pills I dare not for my head fill my belly; one fruitful meal would set me to't Meas. for Meas. iv. 3. And then the justice, In fair round belly with good capon lined

As You Like It, ii. 7. I am the fellow with the great belly, and he my dog.

2 Henry IV. i. 2. A white beard? a decreasing leg? an increasing belly? is not your voice broken?

i. 2. An I had but a belly of any indifferency, I were simply the most active fellow in Europe . Who wears his wit in his belly and his guts in his head.

Troi, and Cress. ii. 1. There was a time when all the body's members Rebelled against the belly

Coriolanus, i. 1. Your most grave belly was deliberate, Not rash like his accusers

i. 1. BELLYFUL. — Rumble thy bellyful! Spit, fire ! spout, rain !

King Lear, iii. 2. Every Jack-slave hath his bellyful of fighting

Cymbeline, ii. 1. BELONGINGS. Thyself and thy belongings Are not thine own so proper Meas. for Meas. i. 1. Beloved. — When women cannot love where they're beloved

Two Gen. of Verona, v. 4. Of credit infinite, highly beloved, Second to none

Com. of Errors, v. 1. Full of noble device, of all sorts, and beloved enchantingly

As You Like It, i. 1. She was beloved, she loved ; she is, and doth .

Troi. and Cress. iv. 5. You shall be more beloving than beloved

Ant. and Cleo. i. 2. Be-MONSTER. – Self-covered thing, for shame, Be-monster not thy feature King Lear, iv. 2. BENCH. – To pluck down justice from your

awful bench

2 Henry IV. v. 2. Stand so much on the new form, that they cannot sit at ease on the old bench Romeo and Juliet, ii. 4. BENCHES. — Unbuttoning thee after supper and sleeping upon benches after noon i Henry IV. i. 2. Bend. — I would bend under any heavy weight That he 'll enjoin me to

Much Ado, v. 1. Bend not all the harm upon yourself ; Make those that do offend you suffer too Shall I bend low, and in a bondman's key, with bated breath

Mer. of Venice, i. 3. Why do you bend such solemn brows on me? .

King John, iv. 2. That same eye whose bend doth awe the world Did lose his lustre.

Julius Cæsar, i. 2. How is 't with you, That you do bend your eye on vacancy?

Hamlet, iji. 4. BENEDICK. - Here you may see Benedick the married man.

Much Ado, i. 1. Here dwells Benedick the married man ! BENEDICTION. – Thou out of heaven's benediction comest To the warm sun! King Lear, ii. 2.

As if my trinkets had been hallowed and brought a benediction to the buyer . Winter's Tale, iv. 4.
Benefit. - The satisfaction I would require is likewise your own benefit Meas. for Meas. iii. 1.

The doubleness of the benefit defends the deceit from reproof
Certain merchants, Of whom I hope to make much benefit

Com. of Errors, i. 2. Her benefits are mightily misplaced

As You Like It, i. 2. Disable all the benefits of your own country, be out of love with your nativity A thousand things that would Have done the time more benefit.

Winter's Tale, v. 1. Sweetened with the hope to have The present benefit which I possess

Richard II. ii. 3. And give it you In earnest of a further benefit.

· 1 Henry VI. v. 3. I do beseech you, as in way of taste, To give me now a little benefit

Troi. and Cress. iii. 3. We are born to do benefits

Timon of Athens, i. 2. Since I could distinguish betwixt a benefit and an injury

Othello, i. 3. BE-NETTED. — Being thus be-netted round with villanies.

Hamlet, v. 2. BENEVOLENCE. – Will be glad to do my benevolence to make atonement

Merry Wives, i. 1. Daily new exactions are devised, As blanks, benevolences, and I wot not what Richard 11. ii. 1. Benison. The bounty and the benison of heaven To boot, and boot .

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iv. I. Two of them have the very bent of honour I see you all are bent To set against me for your merriment

Mid. N. Dream, iii. 2. Let thy love be younger than thyself, Or thy affection cannot hold the bent. Twelfth Night, ii. 4. To your own bents dispose you: you'll be found, Be you beneath the sky Winter's Tale, i. 2. To set his sense on the attentive bent, And then to speak .

Troi. and Cress. i. 3. But gives all gaze and bent of amorous view If that thy bent of love be honourable, Thy purpose marriage

Romeo and Juliet, ii. 2. Let me work; For I can give his humour the true bent

Julius Casar, ii. 1. Here give up ourselves, in the full bent To lay our service freely at your feet Hamlet, ii. 2.

iii. 2. They fool me to the top of my bent. I will come by and by BEQUEATHED. - It was upon this fashion bequeathed me by will

As You Like It, i. i. His sole child, my lord, and bequeathed to my overlooking

All's Well, i. 1. My chastity's the jewel of our house, Bequeathed down from many ancestors Berattle. — These are now the fashion, and so beraitle the common stages.

Hamlet, ii. 2. BERHYMED. — I was never so berhymed since Pythagoras' time

As You Like It, iii. 2. BERMOOTHES. – To fetch dew from the still vexed Bermoothes

Tempest, i. 2. BERRIES. — Two lovely berries moulded on one stem

Mid. N. Dream, iii. 2. Wholesome berries thrive and ripen best Neighboured by fruit of baser quality Henry V. i. 1. BESMIRCH. — And now no soil nor cautel doth besmirch The virtue of his will

Hamlet, i. 3. BESMIRCHED. — Our gayness and our gilt are all besmirched With rainy marching Henry V. iv. 3. BESOM. -- I am the besom that must sweep the court clean

2 Henry VI. iv. 7. Besort. --Such men as may besort your age, And know theniselves and you . King Lear, i. 4. With such accommodation and besort As levels with her breeding

Othello, i. 3.

Troi. and Cress. ii. 2. Besotted. — You speak Like one besotted on your sweet delights BESPEAK. -- If you do, expect spoon-meat: or bespeak a long spoon

Com. of Errors, iv. 3. I will bespeak our diet, Whiles you beguile the time

Twelfth Night, iii. 3. Bespice. — Mightst bespice a cup, To give mine enemy a lasting wink

W'inter's Tale, i. 2. Best. — They say, best men are moulded out of faults

Meas. for Meas. v. I. You were best to call them generally, man by man

Mid. N. Dream, i. 2. The best in this kind are but shadows; and the worst are no worse When he is best, he is a little worse than a man

Mer. of Venice, i. 2. And my name Be yoked with his that did betray the Best !

Winter's Tale, i. 2. Have I not here the best cards for the game, To win this easy match ?

King John, v. 2. If he be not fellow with the best king, thou shalt find the best king of good fellows Henry V. v. 2. An honest tale speeds best being plainly told

Richard III. iv. 4. To know my deed, 't were best not know myself

Macbeth, ii. 2. We have lost Best half of our affair This policy and reverence of age makes the world bitter to the best of our times King Lear, i. 2. We have seen the best of our time: machinations, hollowness, treachery

i. 2. But men are men ; the best sometimes forget

Othello, ii. 3. Best-CONDITIONED.— The best-conditioned and unwearied spirit In doing courtesies Mer.of Venice, iii. 2. BESTED. -- I never saw a fellow worse bested, Or more afraid to fight

2 Henry VI. ii. 3. BESTIAL. — Whether it be Bestial oblivion, or some craven scruple

Hamlet, iv. 4. I have lost the immortal part of myself, and what remains is bestial

Othello, ii. 3. BEST-MOVING. — We single you As our best-moving fair solicitor

Love's L. Lost, ii. I. Bestow. — For what is yours to bestow is not yours to reserve

Twelfth Night, i. 5. I will bestow a breakfast to make you friends

Henry V. ii. 1. Can you tell Where he bestows himself? .

Macbeth, iii. 6. Bestowed. - I would she had bestowed this dotage on me.

Much Ado, ii. 3. Surely suit ill spent and labour ill bestowed. BESTOWING. In bestowing, madam, He was most princely

Henry VIII. iv. 2. BESTRIDE. Why, man, he doth bestride the narrow world Like a Colossus Julius Cæsar, i. 2. Beteem. — That he might not beteem the winds of heaven Visit her face too roughly. Hamlet, i. 2. BETHUMPED. - I was never so bethumped with words

King John, ii. 1. Betid. — Not so much perdition as an hair Betid to any creature.

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Twelfth Night, ii. 3. To go to bed after midnight is to go to bed betimes

ij. 3. Sudden storms are short; He tires betimes that spurs too fast betimes

Richard II. ii. 1. Like the spirit of a youth, That means to be of note, begins betimes .

Ant. and Cleo. iv. 4. Betray. — These betray nice wenches, that would be betrayed without these Love's L. Lost, iii. 1. Would not betray The devil to his fellow and delight

Macbeth, iv. 3. My music playing far off, I will betray Tawny-finned fishes

Ant. and Cleo. ii. 5. BETROTHS. – What is he for a fool that betroths himself to unquietness ?

Much Ado, i. 3. Better. Better three hours too soon than a minute too late.

Merry Wives, ii. 2. For the most, become much more the better For being a little bad

Meas. for Meas. v. 1. Undividable, incorporate, Am better than thy dear self's better part

Com. of Errors, ii. 2. Better cheer may you have, but not with better heart It is thyself, mine own self's better part, Mine eye's clear eye

iii. 2. I think him better than I say, And yet would herein others' eyes were worse He hath indeed better bettered expectation .

Much Ado, i. 1. It is proved already that you are little better than false knaves And when he is worst, he is little better than a beast

Mer. of Venice, i. 2. The villany you teach me, I will execute, and it shall go hard but I will better the instruction If ever you have looked on better days

As You Like It, ii. 7. True is it that we have seen better days, And have with holy bell been knolled to church Let's meet as little as we can. – I do desire we may be better strangers . I am no child, no babe: Your betters have endured me say my mind Tam. of the Shrew, iv. 3. Better once than never, for never too late What says Quinapalus? Better a witty fool than a foolish wit

Twelfth Night, i. 5. He does it with a better grace, but I do it more natural

ii. 3. Love sought is good, but given unsought is better The better for my foes and the worse for my friends . Yet nature is made better by no mean But nature makes that mean

Winter's Tale, iv. 4. What you do Still betters what is done Our country manners give our betters way.

King John, i. 1. Nay, but make haste; the better foot before

iv. 2. Better far off than near, be ne'er the near

Richard II. v. I. Now am I, if a man should speak truly, little better than one of the wicked i Henry IV. i. 2. Poor Jack, farewell! I could have better spared a better man

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3 Henry VI. ïïi. 2. His better doth not breathe upon the earth.

Richard III. i. 2. I never looked for better at his hands

ii. 5. 'T is better to be lowly born, And range with humble livers in content

Henry VIII. ii. 3. The lustre of the better yet to show, Shall show the better

Troi. and Cress. i. 3. Better it is to die, better to starve, Than crave the hire which first we do deserve Coriolanus, ii. You say you are a better soldier : Let it appear so; make your vaunting true . Julius Cæsar, iv. 3. I said, an elder soldier, not a better : Did I say 'better'?

iv. 3. Better be with the dead, Whom we, to gain our peace, have sent to peace

Macbeth, iii. 2. 'T is better thee without than he within . After your death you were better have a bad epitaph than their ill report while you live Hamlet, ii. 2. Better thou Hadst not been born, than not to have pleased me better

King Lear, i. 1. Striving to better, oft we mar what's well

1. 4. When we our betters see bearing our woes, We scarcely think our miseries our foes.

iii. 6. BETTERED with his own learning, the greatness whereof I cannot enough commend Mer. of Venice, iv. 1. He hath indeed better bettered expectation.

Much Ado, i. 1. All his lands and goods, Which I have bettered rather than decreased Tam. of the Shrew, ii. 1. But since he is bettered, we have therefore odds .

Hamlet, v. 2. BETTERING. — All dedicated To closeness and the bettering of my mind

Tempest, i. 2. Bevy. — And many more of the same bevy that I know the drossy age dotes on . Hamlet, v. 2. Beware. – A soothsayer bids you beware the ides of March

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