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BREATH. - Made a groan of her last breath, and now she sings in heaven

All's Well, iv, 3. I saw her coral lips to move, And with her breath she did perfume the air Tam. of the Shrew, i. 1. A contagious breath. – Very sweet and contagious, i' faith

Twelfth Night, ii. 3. What fine chisel Could ever yet cut breath?

Winter's Tale, v. 3. This same that deafs our ears With this abundance of superfluous breath

King John, ii. 1. Melted by the windy breath Of soft petitions, pity and remorse .

ii. 1. For thy word Is but the vain breath of a common man.

11. I. The latest breath that gave the sound of words Was deep-sworn faith

iii. 1. Holding the eternal spirit, against her will, In the vile prison of afflicted breath

iii. 4. Entertain an hour, One minute, nay, one quiet breath of rest The breath of heaven has blown his spirit out, And strewed repentant ashes on his head iv. 1. That sweet breath Which was embounded in this beauteous clay

iv. 3. It was my breath that blew this tempest up Upon your stubborn usage Your breath first kindled the dead coal of wars And on our actions set the name of right With holy breath Which in our country's cradle Draws the sweet infant breath of gentle sleep Richard II. i. Not sick, although I have to do with death, But lusty, young, and cheerly drawing breath Which robs my tongue from breathing native breath

i. 3. Such is the breath of kings

i. 3. But dead, thy kingdom cannot buy my breath

i. 3. Vex not yourself, nor strive not with your breath; For all in vain comes counsel.

ii. 1. 'T is breath thou lack'st, and that breath wilt thou lose .

ii. 1. And sighed my English breath in foreign clouds, Eating the bitter bread of banishment Breath of worldly men cannot depose The deputy elected by the Lord

ill. 2. Where fearing dying pays death servile breath . Allowing him a breath, a little scene, To monarchize, be feared and kill with looks With mine own breath release all duty's rites

iy. I. Would the quarrel lay upon our heads, And that no man might draw short breath to-day 1 Hen. IV. y. 2. I grant you I was down and out of breath ; and so was he He sure means brevity in breath, short-winded

.2 Henry IV. ii. 2. The block of death, Treason's true bed and yielder up of breath By his gates of breath There lies a downy feather which stirs not A night is but small breath and little pause To answer matters of this consequence Henry V. ij. 4. Hold hard the breath and bend up every spirit To his full height O hard condition, Twin-born with greatness, subject to the breath Of every fool . Vexation almost stops my breath, That sundered friends greet in the hour of death Henry VI. iv. 3. Canst thou quake, and change thy colour, Murder thy breath in the middle of a word? Richard III. iii. 5. Give me some breath, some little pause, my lord, Before I positively speak . His curses and his blessings Touch me alike, they're breath I not believe in . Henry VIII. ii. 2. But for your health and your digestion sake, An after-dinner's breath

Troi. and Cress. ii. She fetches her breath as short as a new-ta'en sparrow. An operation more divine Than breath or pen can give expressure to . Since she could speak, She hath not given so many good words breath

iv. 1. Strangles our dear vows Even in the birth of our own labouring breath

IV. 4. Gives he not till judgement guide his bounty, Nor dignifies an impure thought with breath iv. 5. They say poor suitors have strong breaths

Coriolanus, i. 1. What I think I utter, and spend my malice in my breath

ii. 1. Whose breath I hate As reek of the rotten fens I love the maid I married; never man Sighed truer breath

iv. 5. This bud of love, by summer's ripening breath, May prove a beauteous flower Romeo and Juliet, ii. 2. Then sweeten with thy breath This neighbour air

ji. 6. All this uttered With gentle breath, calm look, knees humbly bowed Unless the breath of heart-sick groans, Mist-like, infold me from the search of eyes Death, that hath sucked the honey of thy breath, Hath had no power yet upon thy beauty V. 3. And, lips, O you The doors of breath, seal with a righteous kiss!

V. 3. My short date of breath is not so long as is a tedious tale .

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BREATH. - Were it all yours to give it in a breath, How quickly were it gone! Timon of Athens, ii. 2.

When the means are gone that buy this praise, The breath is gone whereof this praise is made ii. 2. And what seemed corporal melted As breath into the wind

Macbeth, i. 3. Almost dead for breath, had scarcely more Than would make up his message The heaven's breath Smells wooingly here .

. i. 6. Words to the heat of deeds too cold breath gives . Shall live the lease of nature, pay his breath To time and mortal custom Curses not loud but deep, mouth-honour, breath, which the poor heart would fain deny indy suspiration of forced breath, No, nor the fruitful river in the eye

Hamlet, i. 2. Words of so sweet breath composed As made the things more rich. Give it breath with your mouth, and it will discourse most eloquent music If words be made of breath, And breath of life, I have no life to breathe Why do we wrap the gentleman in our more rawer breath? The king shall drink to Hamlet's better breath; And in the cup an union shall he throw He's fat, and scant of breath And in this harsh world draw thy breath in pain, To tell my story A love that makes breath poor, and speech unable

King Lear, i. 1. Then 't is like the breath of an unfeed lawyer ; you gave me nothing for't

i. 4 If that her breath will mist or stain the stone, Why, then she lives They met so near with their lips that their breaths embraced together.

Othello, ii. 1. Thou 'rt full of love and honesty, And weigh'st thy words before thou givest them breath Ah, balmy breath, that dost almost persuade Justice to break her sword. Our fortune on the sea is out of breath, And sinks most lamentably

A nt, and Cleo. iii. 1o. Give him no breath, but now Make boot of his distraction In their thick breaths, Rank of gross diet, shall we be enclouded Whose breath rides on the posting winds and doth belie All corners of the world Cymbeline, iii. The leaf of eglantine, whom not to slander, Out-sweetened not thy breath He came in thunder: his celestial breath Was sulphurous to smell

V. 4. Death remembered should be like a mirror, Who tells us life 's but breath, to trust it error Pericles, i. 1. And left me breath Nothing to think on but ensuing death

ü. 1. Breathe. - I have seen a medicine That's able to breathe life into a stone.

All's Well, ii. 1. I think thou wast created for men to breathe themselves upon thee For they breathe truth that breathe their words in pain

Richard II. ii. If I dare eat, or drink, or breathe, or live, I dare meet Surrey in a wilderness And breathe short-winded accents of new broils To be commenced

i Henry IV. i. 1. No man so potent breathes upon the ground But I will beard him . Here could I breathe my soul into the air, As mild and gentle as the cradle-babe 2 Henry VI. iii. 2. As runners with a race, I lay me down a little while to breathe .

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

Richard III, i. 2. He's truly valiant that can wisely suffer The worst that man can breathe Timon of Athens, iii. 5. But breathe his faults so quaintly That they may seem the taints of liberty

Hamlet, ii. 1. I have no life to breathe What thou hast said to me. Thy tongue some say of breeding breathes

King Lear, v. 3. BREATHED. — I have not breathed almost since I did see it.

Com. of Errors, v. 1. A man so breathed, that certain he would fight; yea, From morn till night . Love's L. Lost, v. 2. Beat not the bones of the buried: when he breathed, he was a man Three times they breathed and three times did they drink.

· Henry IV. i. 3. The plainest harmless creature That breathed upon this earth a Christian Richard III. iii. 5. Breathed such life with kisses in my lips That I revived

Romeo and Juliet, v. 1. Breathed, as it were, To an untirable and continuate goodness

Timon of Athens, i. I. This day I breathed first: time is come round, And where I did begin, there shall I end Julius Cæsar, v. 3. BREATHER.-No particular scandal once can touch But it confounds the breather Meas. for Meas. iv. 4.

I will chide no breather in the world but myself, against whom I know most faults As You Like It, iii. 2. She shows a body rather than a life, A statue than a breather

A nt. and Cleo. iii. 3. BREATHING. - You shake the head at so long a breathing

Much Ado, ii. I. No sighs but of my breathing; no tears but of my shedding

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BREATHING. — A nursery to our gentry, who are sick For breathing and exploit All's Well, i. 2. Breathing to his breathless excellence The incense of a vow

King John, iv. 3. To prove it on thee to the extremest point Of mortal breathing .

Richard II. iv. I. Sent before my time Into this breathing world, scarce half made up

Richard III. i. 1. The sun begins to set; How ugly night comes breathing at his heels

Troi. and Cress. v. 8. Breathing like sanctified and pious bawds, The better to beguile

Hamlet, i. 3. 'T is the breathing time of day with me I am sorry to give breathing to my purpose .

Ant. and Cleo. i. 3. Like the tyrannous breathing of the north, Shakes all our buds from growing . Cymbeline, i. 3. 'Tis her breathing that Perfumes the chamber thus .

ii. 2. Bred. – He hath never fed of the dainties that are bred in a book

Love's L. Lost, iv. 2. Tell me where is fancy bred, Or in the heart, or in the head ?

Mer. of Venice, iii. 2. Happier than this, She is not bred so dull but she can learn . Being ever from their cradles bred together .

As You Like It, i. 1. Yet am I inland bred, and know some nurture.

ii. 7. A gentleman well bred and of good name

2 Henry IV. i. 1. I have bred her at my dearest cost In qualities of the best.

Timon of Athens, i. 1. One bred of alms and fostered with cold dishes, With scraps .

Cymbeline, ii. 3. BREECHES. - - An old jerkin, a pair of old breeches thrice turned

Tam, of the Shrew, iii. 2. I must pocket up these wrongs, Because Your breeches best may carry them King John, iii. 1. Though in this place most master wear no breeches .

2 Henry VI. i. 3. Tall stockings, Short blistered breeches, and those types of travel

Henry VIII. i. 3. King Stephen was a worthy peer, His breeches cost him but a crown

Othello, ii. 3. BREECHING. — I am no breeching scholar in the schools

Tam. of the Shrew, iii. i. BREED. How use doth breed a habit in a man!

Two Gen. of Verona, V. 4. She speaks, and 't is Such sense, that my sense breeds with it

Meas. for Meas. ii. 2. Are these the breed of wits so wondered at?

Love's L. Lost, v. 2. When did friendship take A breed for barren metal of his friend ?

Mer. of Venice, i. 3. Let her never nurse her child herself, for she will breed it like a fool

As You Like It, iv. 1. I am questioned by my fears, of what may chance Or breed upon our absence. Winter's Tale, i. 2. 0, what better matter breeds for you Than I have named !

King John, iji. 4. This happy breed of men, this little world, This precious stone set in the silver sea Richard 11. ii. 1. Feared by their breed and famous by their birth, Renowned for their deeds as far from home ii. 1. Watching breeds leanness, leanness is all gaunt

ü. i. And breeds no bate with telling of discreet stories

2 Henry IV. ii. 4. It was in a place where I could not breed no contention with him

Henry V. v. 1. The earth 's a thief, That feeds and breeds by a composture stolen

Timon of Athens, iv. 3. Age, thou art shamed ! Rome, thou hast lost the breed of noble bloods Fulius Cæsar, i. 2. It is impossible that ever Rome Should breed thy fellow

V. 3. Where they most breed and haunt, I have observed, The air is delicate

Macbeth, i. 6. By his own interdiction stands accursed, And does blaspheme his breed Unnatural deeds Do breed unnatural troubles If the sun breed maggots in a dead dog, being a god kissing carrion

Hamlet, ii. 2. Nay, good my lord, this courtesy is not of the right breed. Had he a hand to write this? a heart and brain to breed it in ?

King Lear, i. 2. I would breed from hence occasions, and I shall, That I may speak

i. 3. O noble strain! O worthiness of nature! breed of greatness !

Cymbeline, iv. 2. Breed-BATE. — I warrant you, no tell-tale nor no breed-bate

Merry Wives, i. 4. BREEDER. - Time is the nurse and breeder of all good

Two Gen. of l'erona, iii. 1. See where comes the breeder of my sorrow!

3 Henry VI. ii. 3, Get thee to a nunnery: why wouldst thou be a breeder of sinners? .

Hamlet, iü. i. Breeding. – May complain of good breeding, or comes of a very dull kindred As You Like It, iii. 2. I shall now put you to the height of your breeding

All's Well, ii. 2. The young gentleman gives him out to be of good capacity and breeding Twelfth Night, iii. 4. So leaves ine to consider what is breeding That changeth thus his manners. Winter's Tale, i. 2. She is as forward of her breeding as She is i' the rear our birth.

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2 Henry IV. . 2. Let us swear That you are worth your breeding

Henry V. iii. 1. Did these bones cost no more the breeding, but to play at loggats with 'em ?

Hamlet, v. 1. Thy tongue some say of breeding breathes

King Lear, v. 3. Such accommodation and besort As levels with her breeding .

Othello, i. 3. 'T is my breeding That gives me this bold show of courtesy

ii. I. Much is breeding, Which, like the courser's hair, hath yet but life

Ant. and Cleo. i. 2. Brevity. -- I will imitate the honourable Romans in brevity

2 Henry II'. ii. 2. He sure means brevity in breath, short-winded Brevity is the soul of wit, And tediousness the limbs and outward flourishes

Hamlet, ii. 2. BREWERS. - When brewers mar their malt with water

King Lear, ii. BREWING.-Another storm brewing; I hear it sing i' the wind .

Tempest, ii. 2. There is some ill a-brewing towards my rest, For I did dream of money-bags Mer. of l'enice, ii. 5. BRIAREUS. – He is a gouty Briareus, many hands and no use

Troi. and Cress. i. 2. BRIBES - Shall we now Contaminate our fingers with base bribes ?

Julius Cæsar, iv. 3. BRICK. He hath a garden circummured with bricks

Meas. for Meas. iv. i. And the bricks are alive at this day to testify it

2 Henry VI. iv. 2. BRICKLAYER. - He was an honest man, and a good bricklayer

Ignorant of his birth and parentage, Became a bricklayer . BRIDE. If I must die, I will encounter darkness as a bride

Meas. for Meas. ii. 1. The devil tempts thee here In likeness of a new untrimmed bride

King yohn, iji. Brive-bed. – I thought thy bride-bed to have decked, sweet maid

Hamlet, v. 1. BRIDEGROOM. – Neat, and trimly dressed, Fresh as a bridegroom

i Henry IV. i. 3. I will die bravely, like a bridegroom. What! I will be jovial

King Lear, iv. 6. Bridge. - What, need the bridge much broader than the flood ?

Much Ado, i. 1. To ride on a bay trotting-horse over four-inched bridges

King Lear, iii. 4. Bridle.-He is the bridle of - There's none but asses will be bridled so Com. of Errors, ii. i. This is it that makes me bridle passion And bear with mildness

3 Henry VI. iv. 4. Brief. – But man, proud man, Drest in a little brief authority

Meas. for Meas. ii. 2. I have possessed him my most stay Can be but brief.. Short as any dream; Brief as the lightning in the collied night .

Mid. n. Dream, i. 1. Tedious and brief! That is, hot ice and wondrous strange snow Some ten words long, Which is as brief as I have known a play How brief the life of man Runs his erring pilgrimage!

As You Like It, iii. 2. In brief, sir, study what

most affect

Tam. of the Shrew, i. 1. is strange, 't is very strange, that is the brief and the tedious of it

All's Well, ii. 3. Whose ceremony Shall seem expedient on the now-born brief She told me, In a sweet verbal brief

V. 3. Very brief, and to exceeding good sense-less

Twelfth Night, iii. 4. The hand of time Shall draw this brief into as huge a volume

King John, ii. 1. I must be brief, lest resolution drop Out at mine eyes in tender womanish tears Bear this sealed brief With winged haste

. 1 Henry IV. iv. 4. Are you so brief?- 0, sir, it is better to be brief than tedious

Richard III. i. 4. We must be brief when traitors brave the field

iv. 3. Out, out, brief candle! Life's but a walking shadow, a poor player .

Macbeth, v. 5. But soft ! methinks I scent the morning air: Brief let me be

Hamlet, i. 5. They are the abstract and brief chronicles of the time 'T is brief, my lord. - As woman's love .

iii. 2. Briefness.- I hope the briefness of your answer made The speediness of your return Cymbeline, ii. 4. Brier.-Most lily-white of hue, Of colour like the red rose on triumphant brier Mid. N. Dream, iii. 1.

Briers and thorns at their apparel snatch ; Some sleeves, some hats
Bedabbled with the dew and torn with briers, I can no further crawl
O, how full of briers is this working-day world! – They are but burrs, cousin. As You Like It, i. 3.
When briers shall have leaves as well as thorns, And be as sweet as sharp .

All's Well, iv. 4. Bright. -Thou wilt show more bright and seem more virtuous When she is gone As You Like It, i. 3.

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iv. 3. BRIGHTEST. – Thus sometimes hath the brightest day a cloud .

. 2 Henry VI. ii. 4. BRIM. - Make the coming hour o'erflow with joy, And pleasure drown the brim All's Well, ii. 4. He will fill thy wishes to the brim With principalities

Ant. and Cleo. iii. 13. BRIMSTONE. To put fire in your heart, and brimstone in your liver

Twelfth Night, iii. 2. BRINDED. — Thrice the brinded cat hath mewed

Macbeth, iv, 1. BRINE. — Get from her tears. ’T is the best brine a maiden can season her praise in All's Well, i. 1. Thou shalt be whipped with wire, and stewed in brine

Ant. and Cleo. ii. 5. BRINE-PIT. And made a brine-pit with our bitter tears .

Titus Andron. iii. I. Bring a corollary, Rather than want a spirit .

Tempest, iv. 1. Bring us where we may rest ourselves and feed

As You Like It, ii. 4. Bring me to the test, And I the matter will re-word

Hamlet, iii. 4. BRINGER. The first bringer of unwelcome news Hath but a losing office

2 Henry IV. i. 1. If it would but apprehend some joy, It comprehends some bringer of that joy Mid. N. Dream, v. 1. BRINGINGS-FORTH. — Let him be but testimonied in his own bringings-forth . Meas. for Meas. iii. 2. BRINGING UP. — Liberal To mine own children in good bringing up. Tam. of the Shrew, i. 1. BRISK. Recollected terms Of these most brisk and giddy-paced times

Twelfth Night, ii. He made me mad To see him shine so brisk and smell so sweet

i Henry IV. i. 3. Cheerly, boys; be brisk awhile, and the longer liver take all .

Romeo and Juliet, i. 5. BRISTLE. -- I will not open my lips so wide as a bristle may enter

Twelfth Night, i. Britain is. A world by itself; and we will nothing pay For wearing our own noses Cymbeline, iii. Hath Britain all the sun that shines ? Day, night, Are they not but in Britain ?

iii. 4. l' the world's volume Our Britain seems as of it, but not in 't

iii. 4. In a great pool a swan's nest : prithee, think There's livers out of Britain British. — Fie, foh, and fum, I smell the blood of a British man.

King Lear, iii. 4. BRITON. So merry and so gamesome : he is called The Briton reveller

Cymbeline, i. 6. BROAD. — The flowery way that leads to the broad gate and the great fire

All's Well, iv. 5. It is as broad as it hath breadth : it is just so high as it is .

Ant. and Cleo. ii. 7. BROILING. - God save you, sir! Where have you been broiling ?

Henry VIII. iv. 1, BROILS. - - That will physic the great Myrmidon Who broils in loud applause Troi. and Cress. i. 3. These domestic and particular broils Are not the question here .

King Lear, v. 1. BROKER. - - That sly devil, That broker, that still breaks the pate of faith

King John, ii. 1. They say, 'A crafty knave does need no broker'.

2 Henry VI. i. 2. You shall give me leave To play the broker in mine own behalf.

3 Henry VI. iv. 1. Do not believe his vows; for they are brokers

Hamlet, i. 3. BROOCH. I know himn well; He is the brooch indeed And gem of all the nation

iv. 7. BROOD. — Such things become the hatch and brood of time

2 Henry IV. ii. 1. Doves will peck in safeguard of their brood.

· 3 Henry VI. ï. 2. There's something in his soul, O’er which his melancholy sits on brood

Hamlet, iii. 1. BROOK. - Think of that, - hissing hot, - think of that, Master Brook .

Merry Wives, iii. 5. Unfrequented woods, I better brook than flourishing peopled towns Two Gen. of Verona, v. 4. Many can brook the weather that love not the wind

Love's L. Lost, iv. 2. In dale, forest, or mead, By paved fountain or by rushy brook

Mid. N. Dream, ii. i. Empties itself, as doth an inland brook, Into the main of waters

Mer. of Venice, v. 1. Finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, Sermons in stones As You Like It, ii. 1. Under an oak whose antique root peeps out Upon the brook that brawls along this wood ü. 1. I can no longer brook thy vanities

i Henry IV. v. 4. I better brook the loss of brittle life Than those proud titles

V. 4. This weighty business will not brook delay

2 Henry VI. i. 1. Smooth runs the water where the brook is deep Be not too rough in terms; For he is fierce and cannot brook hard language You are the fount that makes small brooks to flow

3 Henry VI. iv. 8. In that you brook it ill, it makes him worse

Richard III. i. 3. Will the cold brook, Candied with ice, caudle thy morning taste?

Timon of Athens, iv. 3. There is a willow grows aslant a brook, That shows his hoar leaves in the glassy stream Hamlet, iv. 7. BROOKED. - The nature of our quarrel yet never brooked parle.

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