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ADMIRABLE. - You are a gentleman of excellent breeding, admirable discourse . Merry Wives, ii. 2.

In form and moving how express and admirable! in action how like an angel! Hamlet, ii. 2. ADMIRAL. - Thou art our admiral, thou bearest the lantern in the poop

i Henry IV. iii. 3. ADMIRATION. — Indeed the top of admiration! worth What's dearest to the world Tempest, iii. 1. It is the greatest admiration in the universal world

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admiration for a while With an attent ear

Hamlet, i. 2. Not protract with admiration what Is now due debt .

Cymbeline, iv, 2. ADMIRED. Broke the good meeting, With most admired disorder

Macbeth, iii. 4. ADMITTANCE. -Of excellent breeding, admirable discourse, of great admittance Merry Wives, ii. 2. Too confident To give admittance to a thought of fear

2 Henry IV. iv. 1. What If I do line one of their hands? 'T is gold Which buys admittance

Cymbeline, ii. 3. ADMONISHMENT. — Thy grave admonishments prevail with me

. i Henry VI. ii. 5. So much ungently tempered, To stop his ears against admonishment

Troi. and Cress. v. 3. ADMONITION.-Double and treble admonition, and still forfeit in the same kind ! Meas. for Meas. iii. 2. Darest with thy frozen admonition Make pale our cheek

Richard II. ii. 1. ADO. — Here's such ado to make no stain a stain As passes colouring

Winter's Tale, ii. 2. Such a want-wit sadness makes of me, That I have much ado to know myself . Mer. of Venice, i. 1.

Do you like this haste? We'll keep no great ado, - a friend or two Romeo and Juliet, iii. 4. ADONIS painted by a running brook, And Cytherea all in sedges hid . Tam. of the Shrew, Induc. 2. ADOPTION. — Stand under the adoption of aboniinable terms

Merry Wives, ii. 2. 'Tis often seen Adoption strives with nature

All's Well, i. 3. Those friends thou hast, and their adoption tried, Grapple them to thy soul

Hamlet, i. 3. A DORATION. - All adoration, duty, and observance, All humbleness

As You Like It, v. 2. Show me but thy worth! What is thy soul of adoration ? .

Henry V. iv. 1. ADORB. - I may command where I adore .

Twelfth Night, ii. 5. At first I did adore a twinkling star, But now I worship a celestial sun Two Gen. of Verona, ii. 6. Religious in mine error, I adore The sun, that looks upon his worshipper

All's Well, i. 3. This gate Instructs you how to adore the heavens

Cymbeline, iii. 3. Adorer. – Though I profess myself her adorer, not her friend

i. 4. ADRIATIC. — Were she as rough As are the swelling Adriatic seas

Tam. of the Shrew, i. 2. ADVANCE. Who to advance and who To trash for over-topping .

Tempest, i. 2. The fringed curtains of thine eye advance, And say what thou seest yond

2. You do advance your cunning more and more .

Mid. N. Dream, iii. 2. Gladly would be better satisfied How in our means we should advance ourselves 2 Henry IV. i. 3. ADVANCEMENT. — You envy my advancement and my friends'.

Richard III i. 3. Do not think I flatter; For what advancement may I hope from thee?

Hamlet, iii. 2. His own disorders Deserved much less advancement.

King Lear, ii. 4. ADVANTAGE.- Make the rope of his destiny our cable, for our own doth little advantage Tenipest, i. 1. The next advantage Will we take throughly

iii 3. Made use and fair advantage of his days

Two Gen. of Verona, ii. 4. To take an ill advantage of his absence

Merry Wives, iii. 3. I will call upon you anon, for some advantage to yourself .

Meas. for Meas. iv, 1. Methought you said you neither lend nor borrow Upon advantage

Mer. of Venice, i. 3. Men that hazard all Do it in hope of fair advantages.

ii. 7. Call for our chiefest men of discipline, To cull the plots of best advantages King John, ii. 1. And deuy his youth The rich advantage of good exercise What pricks you on To take advantage of the absent time?

Richard II. ii. 3. Fourteen hundred years ago were nailed For our advantage on the bitter cross i Henry IV. i. 1. The money shall be paid back again with advantage .

ii. Let's away; Advantage feeds him fat, while men delay Turning past evils to advantages

2 Henry IV. iv. 4. Advantage is a better soldier than rashness .

Henry V. j. 6. All shall be forgot, But he 'll remember with advantages What feats he did that day

iv. Take all the swift advantage of the hours.

Richard III. iv. I. The advantage of the time prompts me aloud To call for recompense . Troi. and Cress. iji. And lose advantage, which doth ever cool l' the absence of the needer

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Advantage. -Colleagued with the dream of his advantage

. Hamlet, i. 1. Bring them after in the best advantage

Othello, i. 3. A finder of occasions, that has an eye can stamp and counterfeit advantages

ii. i. Give me advantage of some brief discourse. ADVANTAGEABLE. - Augment, or alter, as your wisdoms best Shall see advantageable Henry V'. v. 2. ADVANTAGEOUS. - Here is every thing advantageous to life. — True : save means to live Tempest, ii. 1. I do not fly, but advantageous care Withdrew me from the odds of multitude

Troi. and Cress. v. 4. ADVANTAGING their loan with interest Of ten times double gain of happiness. Richard III. iv. 4. ADVENTURE. – I will not adventure my discretion so weakly

Tempest, ii. i. Searching of thy wound, I have by hard adventure found mine own

As You Like It, ü. 4. Of your royal presence I 'll adventure The borrow of a week .

Winter's Tale, i. 2. ADVENTURING. - - By adventuring both I oft found both

Mer. of Venice, i. 1. ADVERSARIES. Rendered such aspect As cloudy men use to their adversaries . i Henry IV. iii. 2.

Do as adversaries do in law, Strive mightily, but eat and drink as friends Tam. of the Shrew, i. 2. Instead of mounting barbed steeds To fright the souls of fearful adversaries Richard III. i. 1.

A weeder-out of his proud adversaries, A liberal rewarder of his friends ADVERSARY. – Thou art come to answer a stony adversary, an inhuman wretch Mer. of Venice, iv. 1. My dancing soul doth celebrate This feast of battle with mine adversary.

Richard II. i. 3. Yet am I noble as the adversary I come to cope

King Lear, v. 3. Adversities. — All indign and base adversities Make head against my estimation! Othello, i. 3. Adversity.--I have little wealth to lose: A man I am crossed with adversity Two Gen, of Verona, iv, 1.

A wretched soul, bruised with adversity, We bid be quiet when we hear it cry Com. of Errors, ii. 1. Be patient. — Nay, 't is for me to be patient; I am in adversity.

iv. 4. Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which, like the toad, ugly and venomous As You Like It, ü. 1. Let me embrace thee, sour adversity, For wise men say it is the wisest course. 3 Henry VI. ii. 1. Adversity's sweet milk, philosophy To comfort thee.

Romeo and Juliet, iii. 3. ADVERTISEMENT. My griefs cry louder than advertisement

Much Ado, v. I. ADVERTISING, - As I was then Advertising and holy to your business

Meas. for Meas. v. 1. Advice. A man of comfort, whose advice Hath often stilled my brawling discontent Inform yourselves We need no more of your advice ...

Winter's Tale, ii. 1. His former strength may be restored With good advice and little medicine 2 Henry IV. u. 1. Now I begin to relish thy advice : And I will give a taste of it

Troi, and Cress. i. 3. If you will take a homely man's advice, Be not found here

Macbeth, iv. 2. Advisings. — Therefore fasten your ear on my advisings.

Meas. for Meas. iü. 1. Advocate. – What! an advocate for an impostor!

Tempest, i. 2. My soul should sue as advocate for thee .

. Com. of Errors, i. 1. Advocate's the court-word for a pheasant

Winter's Tale, iv. 4. ADVOCATION. My advocation is not now in tune .

Othello, iii. 4. Ægeon. - Helpless doth Ægeon wend, But to procrastinate his lifeless end . .Com. of Errors, i. 1.

If thou be'st the same Ægeon, speak, And, speak
ÆNEAS. – As did Æneas old Anchises bear, So bear I thee.

. 2 Henry VI. v. 2. But then Æneas bare a living load, Nothing so heavy as these woes of mine

True honest men being heard, like false Æneas, Were in his time thought false Cymbeline, iii. 4. Aerial. — Till we make the main and the aerial blue An indistinct regard.

Othello, ii. 1. Aery. — I was born so high, Our aery buildeth in the cedar's top

Richard III. i. 3. Your aery buildeth in our aery's nest

. i. 3. An aery of children, little eyases, that cry out on the top of question

Hamlet, ii. 2. ÆSCULAPIUS. - What says my Æsculapius? my Galen? my heart of elder? Merry Wives, ii. 3. Æsop. — Let Æsop fable in a winter's night

· 3 Henry VI. v. 5. AFEARD. -- A conqueror, and afеard to speak! run away for shame

. Love's L. Lost, v. 2. And yet to be afeard of my deserving were but a weak disabling of myself Mer. of Venice, ii. 7. I am afeard there are few die well that die in a battle

Henry V. iv. 1. Have I in conquest stretched mine arm so far, To be afeard to tell graybeards the truth? 7. Cæsar, ii. 2. Fie, my lord, fie ! a soldier, and a feard? .

Macbeth, v. 1. Affability. — Hide it in smiles and affability

Julius Cæsar, ii. 1. You do not use me with that affability as in discretion you ought to use me. Henry V. ii. 2. Hearing of her beauty and her wit, Her affability, and bashful modesty Tam. of the Shrew, ii. 1.

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i Henry IV. ii. 1. We know the time since he was mild and affable

2 Henry VI. iii. 1. AFFAIR. — Hope is a curtal dog in some affairs

Merry Wives, ii. 1. My stay must be stolen out of other affairs

Meas. for Meas. iii. 1. Friendship is constant in all other things Save in the office and affairs of love. Much Ado, ii. 1. Not I, but my affairs, have made you wait

Mer. of Venice, ii. 6. I know thy constellation is right apt For this affair

Twelfth Night, 4.
My affairs Do even drag me homeward

Winter's Tale, i. 2.
Is not your father grown incapable of reasonable affairs ? .
Putting all affairs else in oblivion, as if there were nothing else to be done . 2 Henry IV. v. 5.
I was a pack-horse in his great affairs; A weeder-out of his proud adversaries . Richard III. i. 3.
I'll make ye know your times of business: Is this an hour for temporal affairs? Henry VIII. ii. 2.
Affairs, that walk, As they say spirits do, at midnight
My affairs Are servanted to others

Coriolanus, v. 2.
There is a tide in the affairs of men, Which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune Julius Cæsar, iv. 3.
We have lost Best half of our affair.

Macbeth, iii. 3.
I know you are no truant. But what is your affair in Elsinore ? .

Hamlet, i. 2.
Every thing is sealed and done That else leans on the affair
The affair cries haste, And speed must answer it

Othello, i. 3.
There are a kind of men so loose of soul, That in their sleeps will mutter their affairs

iii. 3. I protest, I have dealt most directly in thy affair AFFECT. — For every man with his affects is born

Love's L. Lost, i. 1. In brief, sir, study what you most affect

Tam. of the Shrew, i. 1. Lest it be rather thought you affect a sorrow than have it

All's Well, i. 1. I do affect a sorrow indeed, but I have it too

i. 1. The will dotes that is attributive To what infectiously itself affects

Troi. and Cress. ii. 2. I know, no man Can justly praise but what he does affect

Timon of Athens, i. 2. AFFECTATION. — Three-piled hyperboles, spruce affectation, Figures pedantical Love's L. Lost, v. 2. No matter in the phrase that might indict the author of affectation .

Hamlet, ii. 2.
AFFECTED. - He surely affected her for her wit.

Love's L. Lost, i. 2.
Too spruce, too affected, too odd, as it were, too peregrinate, as I may call it
AFFECTION. - Fair encounter Of two most rare affections !

Tempest, iii. s.
Were't not affection chains thy tender days.

Two Gen. of Verona, i. 1.
As school-maids change their names By vain, though apt, affection.

Meas. for Meas. i. 4.
Has he affections in him, That thus can make him bite the law by the nose ?
Do their gay vestments his affections bait?

Com. of Errors, ii. 1.
Know you he loves her? — I heard him swear his affection

Much Ado, ii. 1. She loves him with an enraged affection ; it is past the infinite of thought

ij. 3. Her spirit had been invincible against all assaults of affection

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Hath she made her affection known ?
It seems her affections have their full bent
She will rather die than give any sign of affection.

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She cannot love, Nor take no shape nor project of affection
Brave conquerors,

for so you are, That war against your own affections Love's L. Lost, i. 1. Pleasant without scurrility, witty without affection The better part of my affections would Be with my hopes .

Mer. of Venice, i. 1. Hath not a Jew hands, organs, dimensions, senses, affections, passions ?

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The motions of his spirit are dull as night And his affections dark as Erebus
Come, come, wrestle with thy affections .

As You Like It, i. 3.
My affection hath an unknown bottom, like the bay of Portugal.
Affection is not rated from the heart

Tam. of the Shrew, i. 1.
She moves me not, or not removes, at least, Affection's edge in me
Come, come, disclose The state of your affection.

All's Well, i. 3.
Let thy love be younger than thyself, Or thy affection cannot hold the bent Twelfth Night, ii. 4.
Great affections wrestling thy bosom Doth make an earthquake of nobility King John, v. 2.
It shows my earnestness of affection, - It doth so

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Affection.-Your affections and your appetites and your digestions doo's not agree with it Henry V.v.i.
If this law Of nature be corrupted through affection

Troi, and Cress. ii. 2.
Your affections are a sick man's appetite

Coriolanus, i, 1. Had she affections and warm youthful blood, She would be as swift in motion as a ball Rom.&Jul. ii.5. I weigh my friend's affection with mine own ; I'll tell you true.

T'imon of Athens, i. 2. I have not known when his affections swayed More than his reason

Julius Cæsar, ii. 1. There grows In my most ill-composed affection such a stanchless avarice

Macbeth, iv. 3. Keep you in the rear of your affection, Out of the shot and danger of desire

Hamlet, i. 3.
He hath, my lord, of late made many tenders of his affection to me

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Love: his affections do not that way tend
Dipping all his faults in their affection
Or your fore-vouched affection Fall'n into taint

King Lear, i. 1.
Preferment goes by letter and affection, And not by old gradation

Othello, i. I. For the better compassing of his salt and most hidden loose affection .

The itch of his affection should not then Have nicked his captainship. Ant. and Cleo. iii. 13. AFFINED. – The artist and unread, The hard and soft, seem all affined and kin Troi. and Cress. i. 3. Be judge yourself, Whether I in any just term am affined

Othello, i. 1. AFFIRMATIVES. – If your four negatives make your two affirmatives, why, then Twelfth Night, v. I. AFFLICT. – Never afflict yourself to know the cause

King Lear, i. 4.
AFFLICTION. – Hast thou, which art but air, a touch, a feeling of their afflictions? Tempest, v. 1.

Since I saw thee, The affliction of my mind amends .
I think to repay that money will be a biting affliction

Merry Wives, v. 5.
Affliction may one day smile again ; and till then, sit thee down, sorrow! Love's L. Lost, i. 1.
I think affliction may subdue the cheek, But not take in the mind

Winter's Tale, iv. 4. For this affliction has a taste as sweet As any cordial comfort

V. 3. Heart's discontent and sour affliction Be playfellows to keep you company! 2 Henry VI. iii. 2. Amfiction is enamoured of thy parts And thou art wedded to calamity. Romeo and Juliet, iii. 3. In the affliction of these terrible dreams That shake us nightly

Macbeth, iii. 2. If't be the affliction of his love or no That thus he suffers for

Hamlet, iii. 1. Man's nature cannot carry The affliction nor the fear

K’ing Lear, iji. 2. Henceforth I 'll bear Affliction till it do cry out itself

iv. 6. Had it pleased heaven To try me with affliction

Othello, iv. 2. AFFORD. – We can afford no more at such a price.

Love's L. Lost, v. 2. The hate I bear thee can afford No better term than this, thou art a villain Romeo and Juliet, iji. 1. Afoot. – Were I tied to run afoot Even to the frozen ridges of the Alps

Richard II. i. 1.
Eight yards of uneven ground is threescore and ten miles afoot with me

Henry IV. ii. 2.
I'll not bear mine own flesh so far afoot again.
But afoot he will not budge a foot

ii. 4. So may a thousand actions, once afoot, End in one purpose

Henry V. i. 2. AFrald. – I will sing, that they shall hear I am not afraid

Mid. N. Dream, iii. 1. I am almost afraid to stand alone Here in the churchyard

Romeo and Juliet, v. 3. I am afraid to think what I have done ; Look on 't again I dare not

Macbeth, ii. 2. AFRIC. We were better parch in Afric sun .

Troi. and Cress. i. 3. Not Afric owns a serpent I abhor More than thy fame and envy

Coriolanus, i. 8. AFRICA. - I speak of Africa and golden joys

. 2 Henry IV. v. 3. A-FRONT. — These four came all a-front, and mainly thrust at me.

i Henry IV. ii. 4. AFTER-DINNER. As it were, an after-dinner's sleep.

Meas. for Meas. iii. 1. For your health and your digestion sake, An after-dinner's breath

Troi. and Cress. ii. 3. AFTER-Love. - Scorn at first makes after-love the more .

Two Gen. of Verona, iii. 1.
AFTERNOON.— Till this afternoon his passion Ne'er brake into extremity of rage Com. of Errors, v. 1.

The posteriors of this day, which the rude multitude call the afternoon . Love's L. Lost, v. I.
Liable, congruent and measurable for the afternoon
Most vilely in the afternoon, when he is drunk

Mer. of Venice, i. 2.
A beauty-waning and distressed widow Even in the afternoon of her best days. Richard 111. iii. 7.
Sleeping within my orchard, My custom always of the afternoon

Hamlet, i. 5. AFTER-SUPPER. Age of three hours Between our after-supper and bed-time Mid. N. Dream, v. 1. AFTER-TIMES. — Much too shallow, To sound the bottom of the after-times 2 Henry IV. iv. 2.

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Much Ado, iii. 2. AGATE. — His heart, like an agate, with your print impressed

Love's L. Lost, ii. 1. I was never manned with an agate till now .

2 Henry IV. i. 2. She comes In shape no bigger than an agate-stone

Romeo and Juliet, i. 4. AGE. - Who with age and envy Was grown into a hoop

Tempest, i. 2. I would with such perfection govern, sir, To excel the golden age

ii. 1. And as with age his body uglier grows, So his mind cankers .

iv. I. Which would be great impeachment to his age.

Two Gen. of Verona, i. 3. Omitting the sweet benefit of time To clothe mine age with angel-like perfection . 'The remnant of mine age Should have been cherished by her child-like duty Falstaff will learn the humour of the age, French thrift, you rogues

Merry Wives, i. 3. One that is well-nigh worn to pieces with age

ii. 1. All sects, all ages, sınack of this vice

Meas. for Meas. ii. 2. That age, ache, penury, and imprisonment Can lay on nature Hath homely age the alluring beauty took From my poor cheek?

Com. of Errors, ii. I see thy age and dangers make thee dote He hath borne himself beyond the promise of his age

Much Ado, i. 1. A man loves the meat in his youth that he cannot endure in his age

ii. 3. As they say, When the age is in, the wit is out Trust not my age, My reverence, calling, nor divinity

iv. 1. Time hath not yet so dried this blood of mine, Nor age so eat up my invention If it should give your age such cause of fear As under privilege of age to brag What I have done being young The world was very guilty of such a ballad some three ages since

Love's L. Lost, i. 2. Beauty doth varnish age, as if new-born, And gives the crutch the cradle's infancy This long age of three hours, Between our after-supper and bed-time. Mid. N. Dream, v. 1. The boy was the very staff of my age, my very prop .

Mer. of Venice, ii. 2. To view with hollow eye and wrinkled brow An age of poverty

iv. 1. And unregarded age, in corners thrown

As You Like It, ii. 3. Be comfort to my age

ii. 3. Therefore my age is as a lusty winter, Frosty, but kindly

ii. 3. Oppressed with two weak evils, age and hunger

ii. 7. One man in his time plays many parts, His acts being seven 'ages The sixth age shifts Into the lean and slippered pantaloon The stretching of a span Buckles in his sum of age

iii. 2. 'T is a word too great for any mouth of this age's size

iii. 2. The foolish coroners of that age found it was 'Hero of Sestos Under an oak, whose boughs were mossed with age .

iv. 3. How old are you, friend ? — Five and twenty, sir. — A ripe age A lady far more beautiful Than any woman in this waning age Tam. of the Shrew, Induc. 2. Skipper, stand back : 't is age that nourisheth .

ii. 1. By law, as well as reverend age, I may entitle thee my loving father

iv. 5. On us both did haggish age steal on, And wore us out of act .

All's Well, i. 2. I write man; to which title age cannot bring thee

i 3. And dallies with the innocence of love, Like the old age

Twelfth Night, ii. 4. Either thou art most ignorant by age, Or thou wert born a fool

Winter's Tale, ii. 1. I would there were no age between sixteen and three-and-twenty

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King John, i. 1. None but in this iron age would do it! To be a make-peace shall become my age

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