Beware Of entrance to a quarrel, but being in, Bear 't that the opposed may beware of thee Hamlet, i. 3. O, beware, my lord, of jealousy; It is the green-eyed monster

Othello, iii. 3. BEWITCHED. – This man hath bewitched the bosom of my child

Mid. N. Dream, i. I. I am bewitched with the rogue's company

. i Henry Il'. ii. 2. Either she hath bewitched me with her words, Or nature makes me suddenly relent i Henry VI. iii. 3. BewitcHMENT. – I will counterteit the bewitchment of some popular man

Coriolanus, ii. 3. BEZONIAN. -- Under which king, Bezonian? speak, or die

2 Henry IV. v. 3. Great men oft die by vile bezonians

2 Henry VI. iv. I. Bias. — Thus the bowl should run, And not unluckily against the bias Tam. of the Shrew, iv. 5. Commodity, the bias of the world, The world, who of itself is peised well

K'ing yohn, ii. 1. Make me think the world is full of rubs, And that my fortune runs against the bias Richard 11. 11. 4. With windlasses and with assays of bias, By indirections find directions out

Hamlet, ii. i. Bubble Babble. - Endeavour thyself to sleep, and leave thy vain bibble babble Twelfth Night, iv. 2. BICKERINGS. - If I longer stay, We shall begin our ancient bickerings ,

2 Henry 17. i. I. BID. — Obedience bids I should not bid again

Richard II. i. I. What he bids be done is finished with his bidding

Coriolanus, v. 4: Bidding.–Your worship was wont to tell me that I could do nothing without bidding Mer. of Ven. ii. 5. I shall not break your bidding, good my lord

All's Well, ii. 5. Leave me, And think upon my bidding

Winter's Tale, ii. 3. What he bids be done is finished with his bidding

Coriolanus, v. 4. Bi-Fold authority! where reason can revolt without perdition .

Troi. and Cress. v. 2. Big round tears Coursed one another down his innocent nose

As You Like It, ii. i. Nay, look not big, nor stamp, nor stare, nor fret .

Tam, of the Shrew, iii. 2. Have not I An arm as big as thine ? a heart as big?

Cymbeline, iv. 2. BIGGEN. As he whose brow with homely biggen bound

2 Henry IV'. iv. 5. BIGGER. - I'll run away till I am bigger, but then I 'll fight

Coriolanus, v. 3. She comes In shape no bigger than an agate-stone

Romeo and Juliet, i. 4. Methinks he seems no bigger than his head.

King Lear, iv. 6. Thy words, I grant, are bigger, for I wear not My dagger in my mouth

Cymbeline, iv. 2. BILBERRY. — There pinch the maids as blue as bilberry .

Merry Wives, v. 5. Bilboes. — Methought I lay Worse than the mutines in the bilboes

Hamlet, v. 2. Bill. — I'll exhibit a bill in the parliament for the putting down of men Merry Wives, ii. 1. Only, have a care that your bills be not stolen.

Much Ado, iii. 3. We are likely to prove a goodly commodity, being taken up of these men's bills

mi. 3. In the meantime I will draw a bill of properties

Mid. N. Dream, i. 2. When shall we go to Cheapside and take up commodities upon our bills ? 2 Henry VI. iv. 7. Billets. — They shall beat out my brains with billets

Meas. for Meas. iv. 3. BILLIARDS. — Let's to billiards

Ant. and Cleo. ii. 5. Billow. – Who take the ruffian billows by the top, Curling their monstrous heads 2 Henry IV. ii. 1. Behold A city on the inconstant billows dancing

Henry V. ii. Prol. Overboard, Into the tumbling billows of the main

Richard III. i. 4. Blow wind, swell billow, and swim bark! The storm is up, and all is on the hazard Julius Cæsar, v 1. The chidden billow seems to pelt the clouds

Othello, i. i. BIND. — Fast bind, fast find; A proverb never stale in thrifty mind

Mer. of Venice, ii. 5. Give me another horse : bind up my wounds

Richard III. v. 3. BIRCH. - As fond fathers, Having bound up the threatening twigs of birch Meas. for Meas. i. 3. BIRD. — A bird of my tongue is better than a beast of yours

Much Ado, i. 1. A schoolboy, who, being overjoyed with finding a bird's nest

ii. 1. Why should proud summer boast Before the birds have any cause to sing ? Love's L. Lost, i. i. About the sixth hour; when beasts most graze, birds best peck.

i. 1. Coughing drowns the parson's saw And birds sit brooding in the snow Who would give a bird the lie, though he cry.cuckoo' never so?

Mid. N. Dream, iii. I. Every elf and fairy sprite Hop as light as bird from brier And show the world what the bird hath done to her own nest

As You Like It, iv. 1. When birds do sing, hey ding a ding, ding : Sweet lovers love the spring That the soul of our grandam might haply inhabit a bird

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i Henry IV. v. 1. 'T is but a base ignoble mind That mounts no higher than a bird can soar 2 Henry VI. ii. 1, For both of you are birds of selfsame feather

3 Henry VI. iii. 3. Such a pleasure as incaged birds Conceive

iv. 6. The bird that hath been limed in a bush, With trembling wings misdoubteth every bush

v. 6. The birds chant melody on every bush, The snake lies rolled in the cheerful sun Titus Andron. ii. 3. Like a sweet melodious bird, it sung Sweet varied notes enchanting every ear!

iii. 1. The eagle suffers little birds to sing, And is not careful what they mean thereby .

iv. 4. Nor coign vantage, but this bird Hath made his pendent bed and procreant cradle Macbeth, i. 6. The obscure bird Clamoured the livelong night

ii. 3. The poor wren, The most diminutive of birds, will fight And what will you do now? How will you live? — As birds do, mother Poor bird! thou 'ldst never fear the net nor lime, The pitfall nor the gin

iv. 2. The bird of dawning singeth all night long: And then, they say, no spirit dares stir Hamlet, i. 1. Unpeg the basket on the house's top, Let the birds fly We two alone will sing like birds i' the cage

King Lear, 3. If she be furnished with a mind so rare, She is alone the Arabian bird

Cymbeline, i. 6. The bird is dead That we have made so much on

iv. 2. BIRD-BOLT. — Thou hast thumped him with thy bird-bolt under the left pap Love's L. Lost, iv. 3. Take those things for bird-bolts that you deem cannon-bullets

Twelfth Night, i. 5. BIRNAM. – Until Great Birnam wood to high Dunsinane hill Shall come .

Macbeth, iv. 1. I looked toward Birnam, and anon, methought, The wood began to move

Fear not, till Birnam wood Do come to Dunsinane. BIRTH. Vile worm, thou wast o'erlooked even in thy birth

Merry Wives, v. 5. I pray you, dissuade him from her: she is no equal for his birth.

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As You Like It, i. J. By birth a pedlar, by education a card-maker

Tam. of the Shrew, Induc. 2. She is as forward of her breeding as She is i' the rear our birth

Winter's Tale, iv. 4. If love ambitious sought a match of birth

King John, i1. 1. At thy birth, dear boy, Nature and Fortune joined to make thee great

iii. Feared by their breed and famous by their birth

Richard II. ï. I. At my birth The frame and huge foundation of the earth Shaked like a coward i Henry IV. i. 1. At my birth The front of heaven was full of fiery shapes At your birth Our grandam earth, having this distemperature, In passion shook The owl shrieked at thy birth, - an evil sign

3 Henry VI. v. 6. Lo, at their births good stars were opposite

Richard III. iv. 4. Revolts from true birth, stumbling on abuse

Romeo and Juliet, ii. 3. With all the abhorred births below crisp heaven

Timon of Athens, iv. 3. Ever 'gainst that season comes Wherein our Saviour's birth is celebrated

Hamlet, i. 1. Hell and night Must bring this monstrous birth to the world's light

Othello, BIRTHDAY. – It is my birthday: I had thought to have held it poor

Ant. and Cleo. ii. 13. BIRTHDOM. — Like good men Bestride our own down-fallen birthdom

Macbeth, iv. 3. BIRTHRIGHT. - - And thy goodness Share with thy birthright

All's Well, i. 1. Bearing their birthrights proudly on their backs, To make a hazard of new fortunes K’ing John, ij. 1. Biscuit. — As dry as the remainder biscuit After a voyage

As You Like It, ii. 7. He would pun thee into shivers with his fist, as a sailor breaks a biscuit. Troi. and Cress. ü. 1. BISSON. Run barefoot up and down, threatening the flames With bisson rheum Hainlet, ii. 2. What harm can your bisson conspecuities glean out of this character ?

Coriolanus, ii. 1. Bit. — Most biting laws, The needful bits and curbs to headstrong weeds Meas. for Meas. i. 3. Dainty bits Make, rich the ribs, but bankrupt quite the wits

Love's L. Lost, i. I. With a half-checked bit and a head-stall of sheep's leather

Tam. of the Shrew, iii. 2. In their pale dull mouths the gimmal bit Lies foul with chewed grass

Henry V. iv. 2. Mine enemy's dog, Though he had bit me, should have stood that night Against my fire K. Lear, iv. 7. BITE. - Do you bite your thumb at us, sir? - I do bite my thumb, sir Romeo and Juliet, i. 1. Which plainly signified That I should snarl and bite and play the dog

3 Henry VI. v. 6. Take heed of yonder dog! Look, when he fawns, he bites

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Meas. for Meas. iv. 6. Too bitter is thy jest. Are we betrayed thus to thy over-view?

Love's L. Lost, iv. 3. Why rebuke you him that loves you so? Lay breath so bitter on your bitter foe Mid. N. Dream, iii. 2. I will be bitter with him and passing short

As You Like It, iii. 5. Fast as she answers thee with frowning looks, I'll sauce her with bitter words Pacing through the forest, Chewing the food of sweet and bitter fancy O, how bitter a thing it is to look into happiness through another man's eyes! This she delivered in the most bitter touch of sorrow that e'er I heard

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, i. 3. All yet seems well; and if it end so meet, The bitter past, more welcome is the sweet . It is as bitter Upon thy tongue as in my thought.

Winter's Tale, v. I. Fourteen hundred years ago were nailed For our advantage on the bitter cross i Henry IV. i. 1. Hoping the consequence will prove as bitter, black, and tragical

Richard III. iv. 4. To leave a thousand-fold more bitter than 'T is sweet at first to acquire

Henry VIII. ii. 3. Thy wit is a very bitter sweeting; it is a most sharp sauce

. Romeo and Juliet, ii. 4. For this relief much thanks : 't is bitter cold, And I am sick at heart

Hamlet, i. 1. I am pigeon-livered and lack gall To make oppression bitter . This policy and reverence of age makes the world bitter to the best of our times King Lear, i. 2. Shall be to him shortly as bitter as coloquintida

Othello, i. 3. There's other work in hand : I see a thing Bitter to me as death

Cymbeline, v. 5. BitterLY. And she will speak most bitterly and strange .

Meas. for Meas. v. I. More bitterly could I expostulate, Save that, for reverence to some alive. Richard 111. in. 7. Bitterness. — Joy could not show itselt modest enough without a badge of bitterness Much Ado, i. 1. And what 's to come of my despised time Is nought but bitterness

Othello, i. 1. BLAB. — When my tongue blabs, then let mine eyes not see

Twelfth Night, i. 2. Cannot choose but they must blab – Hath he said any thing?

Othello, iv. I. BLABBING. The gaudy, blabbing, and remorseful day

2 Henry VI. iv. I. BLACK. — Though ne'er so black, say they have angels' faces

Two Gen. of Verona, iii. 1. Why, man, how black? - Why, as black as ink The old saying is, Black men are pearls in beauteous ladies' eyes Is beaten black and blue, that you cannot see a white spot about her

Merry Wives, iv. 5. What tellest thou me of black and blue?. Which indeed is not under white and black .

Much Ado, v. 1. Black is the badge of hell, The hue of dungeons and the suit of night Love's L. Lost, iv. 3. And therefore is she born to make black fair To look like her are chimney-sweepers black

iv. 3. We will fool him black and blue, shall we not?

Twelfth Night, ii. 5. Not black in my mind, though yellow in my legs .

iii. 4. Thou 'rt damned as black : - nay, nothing is so black

King John, iv. 3. Though the truth of it stands off as gross As black and white

Henry V. ii. 2. Hung be the heavens with black, yield day to night!

i Henry VI. i. 1. We mourn in black: why mourn we not in blood ?

i. 1. A black day will it be to somebody.

Richard III. v. 3. Is become as black As if besmeared in hell

Henry VIII. i. 2. He is already dead ; stabbed with a white wench's black eye .

Romeo and Juliet, ii. 4. Come, civil night, Thou sober-suited matron, all in black . O day! O bateful day! Never was seen so black a day as this. Thus much of this will make black white, foul fair, Wrong right

Timon of Athens, iv. 3. How now, you secret, black, and midnight hags!.

Macbeth, iv. 1. The devil damn thee black, thou cream-faced loon! Where got'st thou that goose look ?

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nlet, i. 2. Nay, then let the devil wear black, for I'll have a suit of sables Thoughts black, hands apt, drugs fit, and time agreeing

If she be black, and thereto have a wit, She'll find a white that shall her blackness fit Othello, ii. 1. BLACKBERRIES. If reasons were as plentiful as blackberries .

i Henry IV. ii. 4. Shall the blessed sun of heaven prove a micher and eat blackberries? .

ii. 4. BLACKBERRY. – That same dog-fox, Ulysses, is not proved worth a blackberry Troi. and Cress. v. 4. BLACK-BROWED. Come, gentle night, come, loving, black-browed night. . Romeo and Juliet, iii. 2.

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BLACK-CORNERED. — When the day serves, before black-cornered night Timon of Athens, v. 1. BLACKNESS. Can he not be sociable? The raven chides blackness

Troi. and Cress. ii. 3. Seem as the spots of heaven, More fiery by night's blackness.

Ant. and Cleo. i. 4. BLACK-OPPRESSING. – I did commend the black-oppressing humour.

Love's L. Lost, i. 1. BLADDER. – A plague of sighing and grief! it blows a man up like a bladder . i Henry IV. i. 4. I have ventured, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders.

Henry VIII. iii. 2. Green earthen pots, bladders and musty seeds, Remnants of packthread. Romeo and Juliet, v. 1. BLADE. – Between two blades, which bears the better temper.

i Henry VI. ii. 4. You break jests as braggarts do their blades, which, God be thanked, hurt not Much Ado, v. I. A very good blade! a very tall man!

Romeo and Juliet, ii. 4. Let fall thy blade on vulnerable crests; I bear a charmed life

Macbeth, v. 8. Blame. - If this be so, why blame you me to love you?

As You Like It, v. 2. I cannot blame thee now to weep; For such an injury would vex a very saint Tam. of the Shrew, iii. 2. He has much worthy blame laid upon him for shaking off so good a wise

All's Well, iv. 3. I blame you not; for you are mortal, And mortal eyes cannot endure the devil Richard 111. i. 2. I'll bear thy blame And take thy office from thee, on my peril

iv. I. Wrong hath but wrong, and blame the due of blame.

V. I. Here abjure The taints and blames I laid upon myself, For strangers to my nature · Macbeth, iv. 3. And for his death no wind of blame shall breathe.

Hamlet, iv. 7. BLANCH. - Tray, Blanch, and Sweet-heart, see, they bark at me.

King Lear, iji. 6. BLANK. — And what 's her history? – A blank, my lord

Twelfth Night, ii. 4. Out of the blank And level of my brain, plot-proof

Winter's Ta ii. 3. The one almost as infinite as all, The other blank as nothing

Troi. and Cress. iv. 5. It is lots to blanks, My name hath touched your ears

Coriolanus, v. 2. As level as the cannon to his blank, Transports his poisoned shot

Hamlet, iv. 1. Let me still remain The true blank of thine eye

King Lear, i. 1. I have spoken for you all my best, And stood within the blank of his displeasure Othello, iii. 4. BLANKET. — Nor heaven peep through the blanket of the dark, To cry, ‘Hold, hold!' Macbeth, i. 5. He reserved a blanket, else we had been all shamed.

King Lear, iii. 4. BLASPHEME. You do blaspheme the good in inocking me

Meas. for Meas. i. 4. Stands accursed, And does blaspheme his breed

Macbeth, iv. 3. BLASPHEMY, That swear'st grace o'erboard

Tempest, v. 1. That in the captain 's but a choleric word, Which in the soldier is flat blasphemy Meas. for Meas. ii. 2. BLAST. — So lean that blasts of January Would blow you through and through

Winter's Tale, iv. 4. But when the blast of war blows in our ears, Then imitate the action of the tiger. . Henry V'. iii. 1. They that stand high have many blasts to shake them

Richard Ill. i. 3. And pity, like a naked new-born babe, Striding the blast

Macbeth, 7 Bring with thee airs from heaven or blasts from hell.

Hamlet, i. 4. The wind hath spoke aloud at land; A fuller blast ne'er shook our battlements Othello, ii. 1. BLASTED. Every part about you blasted with antiquity

2 Henry IV. i. 2. That unmatched form and feature of blown youth Blasted with ecstasy

Hamlet, iii. 1. You were half blasted ere I knew you .

Ant. and Cleo. iii. 13. Blasting in the bud, Losing his verdure even in the prime

Two Gen. of Verona, i. 1. Shall we thus permit A blasting and a scandalous breath to fall On him? Meas. for Meas. v. 1. BLASTMENTS, - Contagious blastments are most imminent.

. Hamlet, i. 3. BLAZE. - Make it Natural rebellion, done i' the blaze of youth

All's Well, v. 3. His rash fierce blaze of riot cannot last, For violent fires soon burn out themselves Richard 11. ii. 1. And their blaze Shall darken him for ever

Coriolanus, ii. 1. The main blaze of it is past, but a small thing would make it flame again. These blazes, daughter, Giving more light than heat, extinct in both

Hamlet, i. 3. BLAZON. I think your blazon to be true .

Much Ado, ii, 1. This eternal blazon must not be To ears of flesh and blood

Hamlet, i. 5. BLAZONING. And blazoning our injustice every where

Titus Andron. iv. 4. One that excels the quirks of blazoning pens

Othello, ii. 1. BLEAT. Will never answer a calf when he bleats

Much Ado, iii. 3. Much like to you, for you have just his bleat

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Blerd. – Weep I cannot, But my heart bleeds; and most accursed am I Winter's Tale, ii. 3. Our doctors say this is no month to bleed

Richard I/. i. 1. Bleed, bleed, poor country! Great tyranny! lay thou thy basis su

Macbeth, iv. 3. Bleeding.-O, pardon me, thou bleeding piece of earth, That I am meek and gentle Julius Cæsar, iii. s. Would to the bleeding and the grim alarm Excite the mortified man

Macbeth, v. 2. BLEMISH. . - On their sustaining garments not a blemish, But fresher than before Tempest, i. 2. His integrity Stands without blemish

Meas. for Meas. v. 1. in nature there's no blemish but the mind

. Twelfth Night, iii. 4. Speaking thick, which nature made his blemish

2 Henry IV. ii. 3. BLEMushes. – Read not my blemishes in the world's report .

Ant. and Cleo. ii. 3. Therefore, he Does pity, as constrained blemishes, Not as deserved BLENCH. – Sometimes you do blench from this to that, As cause doth minister Meas for Meas. iv. 5.

There can be no evasion To blench from this and to stand firm by honour Troi. and Cress. ii. 2. I'll tent him to the quick : if he but blench, I know my course .

Hamlet, ii. 2 Blent.-Where every something, being blent together, Turns to a wild of nothing Mer. of l'enice, iii. 2. Truly blent, whose red and white Nature's own sweet and cunning hand laid on Twelfth Night, i.

5. Bless. — In that hour, my lord, They did not bless us with one happy word . Love's L. Lost, v. 2. Bless thee, Bottom ! bless thee! thou art translated .

Mid. N. Dream, iii. I. Bless it to all fair prosperity. Blessed. God hath blessed you with a good name

Much Ado, iii. 3. She hath blessed and attractive eyes. How came her eyes so bright?. Mid. V. Dream, ii. 2. Is the single man therefore blessed?

As You Like It, ni. 3. In those holy fields Over whose acres walked those blessed feet.

. i Henry IV. i. I. Blessed are they that have been my friends.

2 Henry IV. v. 3. Blessed are the peacemakers on earth. Let me be blessed for the peace I make . 2 Henry VI. ii. 1. Then if thou fall'st, O Cromwell, Thou fallist a blessed martyr!

Henry VIII. i. 2. He gave his honours to the world again, His blessed part to heaven By yonder blessed moon I swear That tips with silver all these fruit-tree tops Romeo and Jnliet, ii. 2. When you are desirous to be blessed, I'll blessing beg of you

Hamlet, iii. 4. Rude am I in my speech, And little blessed with the soft phrase of peace

Othello, i. 3. Blessed fig’s-end! the wine she drinks is made of grapes BLESSEDNESS. - Grows, lives, and dies in single blessedness

Mid. N. Dream, i. 1. Not till then he felt himself, And found the blessedness of being little

Henry VII. iv. 2. BLESSETH. It is twice blest ; It blesseth him that gives and him that takes . . Mer. of Venice. iv. 1. BLESSING. — It is a blessing that he bestows on beasts

Com. of Errors, ii. 2. Thereof comes the proverb: ‘Blessing of your heart, you brew good ale' Two Gen. of Verona, iii. 1. And thrift is blessing, if men steal it not .

Mer. of Venice, i. 3. I feel too much thy blessing: make it less, For fear I surfeit . Having such a blessing in his lady, He finds the joys of heaven here on earth They say barnes are blessings

All's W'ell, i. 3. Tell me what blessings I have here alive, That I should fear to die?

Winter's Tale, iii. 2. Thou hast given me in this beauteous face A world of earthly blessings to my soul 2 Henry VI. i. 1. You know no rules of charity Which renders good for bad, blessings for curses Richard III. i. 2. Make me die a good old man! That is the butt-end of a mother's blessing

ii. 2. You bear a gentle mind, and heavenly blessings Follow such creatures Henry VIII. . 3. When he has run his course and sleeps in blessings .

iii. 2. Now promises Upon this land a thousand thousand blessings

V. 5. And steal immortal blessing from her lips

Romeo and Juliet, iii. 3. A pack of blessings lights upon thy back; Happiness courts thee in her best array I had most need of blessing, and · Amen’ Stuck in my throat

Macbeth, i1. 2. That a swift blessing May soon return to this our suffering country.

iii. 6. A double blessing is a double grace ; Occasion smiles upon a second leave

Hamlet, i. 3. My blessing with thee! And these few precepts in thy memory See thou character. When you are desirous to be blessed, I 'll blessing beg of you

iii. 4. When thou dost ask me blessing, I 'll kneel down, And ask of thee forgiveness King Lear, v. 3. Flow, flow, You heavenly blessings, on her!

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