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a
abandon
abase
abate
abated
abatement
abed
abhominable
abhomination
abhor
abhorred
abhorring
abide
abiliment
ability
abject
abjectly
abjure
able
aboard
abode
abodement
abominable, abhominable
abomination, abhomination
abortive
abound
about
above
abram
abridge
abridgement
abroach
abroad
abrogate
abrook
abruption
absent
Absey book
absolute
abstenious
abstract
absurd
abuse
abused
abuser
abusing
aby
abysm
academe
accent
accept
acceptable
accepted
accessary
accidence
accident
accidental
accite
accommodate
accommodation
accomplement
accomplice
accomplish
accomplishment
accompt
accord
accordant
according
according as
accordingly
accost
accosting
account / accompt
account, accompt
accountant
accouter, accoutre
accoutrement
accoutrements, accoustrements
accuse
accustom
ace
acerb, acerbe
achieve
achievement
acknow on
aconitum
acquaintance
acquit
acquittance
across
act
Actaeon
action
action-taking
actor
actual
acture
ad Apollinem
ad Jovem
ad manes
ad Martem
adage
adamant
addiction
addition
addle
address
adhere
adieu
adjourn
adjudge
adjunct
admirable
admiral
admiration
admire
admired
admiring
admit
admittance
admonish
admonishment
admonition
ado
adoptedly
adoption
adoptious
adoring
adorning
adulterate
advance
advanced
advancement
advantage
advantageable
advantageous
adventure
adventurous
adversary
adverse
adversity
advertise, advertize
advertisement
advertising
advice
advise, avise
advised, avised
advisedly
advocation
aedile
aerial
aerie, aery, eyrie
afar off
afeard
affect
affectation
affected
affectedly
affecting
affection
affectioned
affeered
affiance
affine
affined
affinity
afflict
affliction
afford
affray
affright
affrighted
affront
affy
afield, a-field
afire
afoot
afore
Afric
afront, a-front
after
after-debt
after-dinner
after-eye
after-hours
after-inquiry
after-loss
after-love
after-meeting
after-nourishment
after-supper
after-times
afterward
a-fume
again
against
agate
agazed
age
aged
agent
aggravate
agitation
aglet
aglet-baby
agnize
agone
agony
agood
agot
agree
ague
agued
ague-fit
ague-proof
a-height
a-high
a-hold
aid
aidance
aidant
ail
aim
aio te
air
air-braving
air-drawn
airy
alablaster
alack
a-land
alarm, alarum
alarum
alarum bell
alarumed
alas
albeit
Albion
alchemy, alchymy
alderliefest
ale
ale, small
aleven
ale-wife
aliad
a-life
alike
alive
all
all-abhorred
all-amazed
allay
allaying
allayment
all-cheering
allege
alleged
allegiant
all-ending
all-hail
Allhallond Eve
All-hallown
all-hating
alliance
allicholy, allycholly
allied
alligant
all-licensed
all-obeying
all-oblivious
allot
allottery
allow
allowance
allowed
all-thing
all-too-timeless
allure
allurement
allusion
all-watched
all-worthy
ally
allycholly
Almain
almanac
alms
alms-basket
alms-deed
alms-drink
almsman
aloe
aloft
alone
along
along / 'long of
aloof
alter
altering
altogether
alway
amain
amaze
amazed
amazement
amazing
Amazonian
ambassage, ambassy
amber
amble
ambling
ambuscado
ameer
amend
amendment
amends
amerce
ames-ace
amiable
amiss
among
amorous
amort
ample
amplify
an
anatomize, annothanize
anatomy
anchor
anchorage
anchoring
ancient, aunchient
ancientry
and, an
andiron
angel
angerly
angle
an-heires
an-hungry
a-night
annexion
annexment
annothanize
annoy
annoyance
anon
anon, ever and
anon, still and
anon, till
answer
answerable
anthem
anthropophaginian
antic, antick(e), antique
anticly, antiquely
antiquary
antique Roman
antiquity
antre
apace
apaid
apart
apathaton
ape
ape-bearer
a-pieces
apish
apology
apoplexed
apoplexy
aporne
apostrophus
apothecary, pothecary
appaid, apaid
appal
apparel
apparent
apparently
appeach
appeal
appear
appearance
appearer
appease
appellant
appendix
apperil
appertain
appertaining
appertainings
appertainments
appertinent
appetite
applause
apple
apple-john
appliance
application
apply
appoint
appointment
apprehend
apprehension
apprehensive
apprenticehood
approach
approacher
approbation
approof
appropriation
approve
approved
approver
appurtenance
apricock
apron-man
apt
aptly
aqua-vitae
Aquilon
Arabian bird
araise
arbitrament, arbitrement
arbitrator
arbour
arch
arch-mock
ardently
argal, argo
argentine
argosy
argue
argument
arithmetic
arithmetician
arm
arm a
armado
armed
arm-gaunt
armigero
arming
armipotent
armour
arms
arms' end, at
aroint
a-row
arraign
arraignment
arrant
arras
array
arrearage
arrest
arrivance
arrive
arrogancy
arrouse
art
artere, artire
article
articulate
artificer
artificial
artire
artist
artless
arts-man
as
ascribe
ash
aside
asinico
ask
askance, askaunce
askant, askaunt
aspect
aspersion
aspic
aspicious
aspire
asprey
asquint
assail
assailing
assault
assay
assemblance
assigns
assinico, asinico, assenego
assist
assistance
assistant
associate
assubjugate
assume
assurance
assure
assured
astonish
Astraea
astringer
astronomer
astronomical
astronomy
asunder
at
Ates
athwart
a-tilt
atomy
atone
atonement
attach
attachment
attain
attainder
attaint
attainture
attask, attax
attempt
attemptable
attend
attendance
attent
attest
attire
attired
attirement
attorney
attorney general
attorneyed
attorneyship
attribute
attribution
attributive
atwain, a twain
auburn
audaciously
audience
audit
auditor
auditory
auger-hole
aught
augmentation
augur, augure
augurer
auguring
augury
auld
aunchient
aunt
auricular
auspicious
austerely
austerity
authentic
author
authority
authorize
avail
avaunt
ave
Ave-Marie
aver
avert
avise, avised
avoid
avoirdupois
avouch
avouchment
await
awake
award
away with
awd
awe
aweary, a-weary
awed
aweless
awful
awhile
awkward
a-work
awry
axletree, axle-tree
ay
aye
ayword
azure, azured
anon (adv.) 1soon, shortly, presently
anon (adv.) 2[after ‘now’] at another time, presently
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AW I.iii.63 [Countess to Steward] Get you gone, sir. I'll talk with you more anon
AW I.iii.122 [Countess to Steward] I will speak with you further anon
AW IV.i.61 [First Lord to his companions, of Parolles producing an oath] You shall hear one anon
AW IV.iii.192 [First Lord to Bertram, of what Parolles is saying] we shall hear of your lordship anon
AW V.iii.318 [Lafew to all] Mine eyes smell onions, I shall weep anon
AYL II.i.52 [First Lord to Duke Senior, of Jaques] Anon a careless herd, / Full of the pasture, jumps along by him
CE V.i.119 [Second Merchant to Angelo] Anon, I'm sure, the Duke himself in person / Comes this way
CE V.i.148 [Adriana to Duke, of Antipholus of Ephesus] Anon, I wot not by what strong escape, / He broke from those that had the guard of him
CE V.i.413 [Antipholus of Syracuse to Dromio of Syracuse, of retrieving his things] Come, go with us, we'll look to that anon
Cor II.iii.141 [Menenius to Coriolanus] Remains / That in th'official marks invested you / Anon do meet the Senate
Cor II.iii.144 [Sicinius to Coriolanus] The people do admit you, and are summoned / To meet anon upon your approbation
Cor IV.v.19 [Second Servingman to Coriolanus] I'll have you talked with anon
Cym III.v.132 [Cloten alone, of Pisanio] I forgot to ask him one thing, I'll remember't anon
Cym V.iii.40 [Posthumus to Lord] Then began / A stop i'th' chaser; a retire: anon / A rout
E3 II.i.9 [Lodovick alone, of King Edward] Anon, with reverent fear when she grew pale, / His cheeks put on their scarlet ornaments
E3 II.ii.34 [King Edward to Derby] I'll look upon the Countess' mind anon
E3 V.i.146 [Salisbury to all] Anon the death-procuring knell begins
Ham II.ii.467 [First Player to all, of Pyrrhus and Priam] Anon he finds him, / Striking too short at Greeks
Ham II.ii.485 [First Player to all] anon the dreadful thunder / Doth rend the region
Ham III.ii.250 [Hamlet to Claudius] You shall see anon
Ham III.ii.272 [Hamlet to all, of the play] You shall see anon how the murderer gets the love of Gonzago's wife
Ham III.ii.145 [stage direction for dumb show] Anon comes in another man
Ham V.i.282 [Queen to all, of Hamlet] Anon, [he will be] as patient as the female dove
1H4 II.i.4 [Ostler to First Carrier, responding to ‘What, Ostler!’] Anon, anon
1H4 II.iv.25 [Prince Hal to Poins, of Francis] one that never spake other English in his life than ... ‘You are welcome’, with this shrill addition, ‘Anon, anon, sir!’ [and throughout the scene]
1H4 II.iv.31 [Prince Hal to Poins] do thou never leave calling ‘Francis!’, that his tale to me may be nothing but ‘Anon’
2H4 II.iv.16 [Will to Drawer] here will be the Prince and Master Poins anon
2H4 II.iv.168 [Bardolph to Pistol, of the situation] this will grow to a brawl anon
2H4 II.iv.276 [Prince Henry and Poins to Falstaff, of his request for sack] Anon, anon, sir
2H4 III.ii.26 [Silence to Shallow, of Falstaff] that comes hither anon about soldiers?
2H4 V.iii.24 [Falstaff to Silence, of the latter's song] I'll give you a health for that anon
2H4 V.iii.26 [Davy to Bardolph] Sweet sir, sit--I'll be with you anon
H5 IV.i.26 [King Henry to Gloucester, of the princes] Do my good morrow to them, and anon / Desire them all to my pavilion
1H6 IV.vii.19 [Talbot to all, as if to Death] Anon, from thy insulting tyranny ... / Two Talbots, winged through the lither sky, / In thy despite shall 'scape mortality
2H6 V.i.159 [York to Clifford] we shall heat you thoroughly anon
3H6 III.i.2 [First Keeper to Second Keeper] For through this laund anon the deer will come
H8 I.ii.108 [Wolsey to Secretary] I shall anon advise you / Further in the proceeding
H8 I.iv.49 [Sands to Wolsey, of the ladies talking] I told your grace they would talk anon
H8 III.ii.117 [Norfolk to King Henry, of Wolsey] Strikes his breast hard, and anon he casts / His eye against the moon
H8 V.ii.34 [King Henry to Butts] We shall hear more anon
H8 V.iv.1 [Porter to the crowd] You'll leave your noise anon, ye rascals
KJ I.i.232 [Bastard to Gurney] There's toys abroad. Anon I'll tell thee more
KJ III.iv.177 [Cardinal Pandulph to Lewis the Dauphin] as a little snow, tumbled about, / Anon becomes a mountain
KL I.ii.173 [Edgar to Edmund] Shall I hear from you anon?
LC 26 [of the woman's eyes] anon their gazes lend / To every place at once and no where fixed
Luc 433 [of Tarquin's veins] Anon his beating heart, alarum striking, / Gives the hot charge
Mac I.i.8.3 [Third Witch to others, responding to ‘Paddock calls’] Anon!
Mac II.iii.19 [Porter to those knocking] Anon, anon! I pray you remember the porter
Mac III.i.138 [Macbeth to Murderers] I'll come to you anon
Mac III.iv.11 [Macbeth to all] Anon we'll drink a measure / The table round
Mac IV.iii.139 [Malcolm to Macduff, of their conversation] Well, more anon
Mac V.v.34 [Messenger to Macbeth] I look'd toward Birnan and anon methought / The wood began to move
MM IV.i.23 [disguised Duke to Mariana] May be I will call upon you anon for some advantage to yourself
MM IV.ii.150 [disguised Duke to Provost, of Barnardine] More of him anon.
MM IV.ii.191 [disguised Duke to Provost, of a letter] You shall anon over-read it at your pleasure
MM IV.v.14 [Duke to Varrius] There's other of our friends / Will greet us here anon
MM V.i.356 [Duke to Lucio] the friar and you / Must have a word anon
MND II.i.17 [Fairy to Puck] Our Queen and all our elves come here anon
MND III.ii.18 [Puck to Oberon, of Bottom as Pyramus] Anon his Thisbe must be answered
MND III.ii.356 [Oberon to Puck] The starry welkin cover thou anon / With drooping fog
MND IV.i.177 [Theseus to the lovers] Of this discourse we more will hear anon
MND V.i.143 [Quince as Prologue, to all] Anon comes Pyramus
MV II.ii.108 [Bassanio to a follower] desire Gratiano to come anon to my lodging
MV II.ix.97 [Portia to Messenger, of the visitor] I am half afeard / Thou wilt say anon he is some kin to thee
MV III.v.81 [Lorenzo to Jessica, of giving her an opinion] I will anon. First let us go to dinner
MW III.ii.78 [Caius to Rugby] Go home, John Rugby. I come anon
MW III.iii.159 [Ford to all] you shall see sport anon
MW IV.ii.37 [Mistress Page to Mistress Ford, of Ford] He will be here anon
MW IV.ii.131 [Ford to the hidden Falstaff] I shall find you anon
Oth IV.i.80 [Iago to Othello, of Cassio] I ... / Bade him anon return and here speak with me
Oth IV.i.261 [Othello to Desdemona] I'll send for you anon
Oth IV.iii.47 [Desdemona to Emilia, of Othello] Prithee hie thee; he'll come anon
Oth V.i.107 [Iago to Bianca] if you stare, we shall hear more anon
Phoen 6.9 [of Adonis] Anon he comes, and throws his mantle by
Phoen 9.6 [] Anon Adonis comes with horn and hounds
R3 I.iv.165 [Second Murderer to Clarence] You shall have wine enough, my lord, anon
R3 III.i.39 [Cardinal Bourchier to Buckingham] if my weak oratory / Can from his mother win the Duke of York, / Anon expect him here
RJ I.iv.85 [Mercutio to Romeo, of a dreaming soldier] dreams he ... / Of healths five fathom deep; and then anon / Drums in his ear
RJ I.v.143 [Nurse to Juliet, responding to a call] Anon, anon!
RJ II.ii.137 [Juliet, responding to a call] Anon, good Nurse!
RJ II.ii.150 [Juliet, responding to a call] I come, anon
RJ II.iv.102 [Peter to Nurse, responding to his name being called] Anon
RJ V.iii.283 [Page to Prince] Anon comes one with light to ope the tomb
Sonn 33.5 [of the sun] Anon permit the basest clouds to ride / With ugly rack on his celestial face
Sonn 75.5 [of a miser and his wealth] proud as an enjoyer, and anon / Doubting the filching age will steal his treasure
TC I.ii.188 [Pandarus to Cressida] mark Troilus; you shall see anon
TC I.ii.194 [Pandarus to Cressida] I'll show you Troilus anon
TC I.iii.39 [Nestor to Agamemnon] let the ruffian Boreas once enrage / The gentle Thetis, and anon behold / The strong-ribbed bark through liquid mountains cut
TC IV.iv.51 [Troilus to Aeneas, of Cressida] Bid them have patience; she shall come anon
TC V.v.21 [Nestor to all, of Hector] here he fights on Galathe his horse, / And there lacks work; anon he's there afoot
TC V.vi.18 [Achilles to Hector] But thou anon shalt hear of me again
Tem II.ii.79 [Caliban to Stephano] Thou dost me yet but little hurt. Thou wilt anon
Tem II.ii.140 [Stephano to Caliban] Kiss the book. I will furnish it anon with new contents
Tim I.i.157 [Timon to Poet] you shall hear from me anon
Tim II.ii.128 [Flavius to Servants] I'll speak with you anon
Tim III.vi.60 [Sempronius to Lucius] I'll tell you more anon
Tit V.i.90 [Aaron to Lucius, of begetting a baby with Tamora] this was but a deed of charity / To that which thou shalt hear of me anon
TN III.iv.311 [Sir Toby to Antonio] I'll be with you anon
TN IV.ii.122 [Feste singing, on leaving Malvolio] I am gone, sir, and anon, sir, / I'll be with you again
TN V.i.46 [Feste to Orsino] let your bounty take a nap--I will awake it anon
TN V.i.97 [Orsino to Antonio] Three months this youth hath tended upon me. / But more of that anon
TNK I.i.106 [Hippolyta to Second Queen] I'll speak anon
TNK V.iii.81 [Servant to Emilia] But anon / Th'assistants made a brave redemption
TS induction.1.128 [Lord to Servingman] Anon I'll give thee more instructions
Ven 279 [of Adonis' horse] Anon he rears upright, curvets and leaps
Ven 301 [of Adonis' horse] Anon he starts at stirring of a feather
Ven 700 [Venus to Adonis, of the hare and hounds] Anon their loud alarums he doth hear
Ven 869 [of Venus, and Adonis' hounds] Anon she hears them chant it lustily
WT III.iii.26 [Antigonus alone, of Hermione speaking in his dream] the fury spent, anon / Did this break from her
WT IV.iv.272 [Clown to Shepherds, of Autolycus's wares] we'll buy the other things anon
WT IV.iv.307 [Clown to all] We'll have this song out anon by ourselves
WT V.iii.61 [Paulina to Leontes, of the statue] No longer shall you gaze on't, lest your fancy / May think anon it moves