Glossary

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pace
pacify
pack
packed
packhorse
packing
packthread, pack-thread
paction
paddle
paddock
pagan
page
pageant
pain
pained
painful
painfully
paint
painted
painting
pair of stairs
pair of, a
pair-taunt-like
pajock
palate
pale
paled
pale-visaged
palfrey
palisado
pall
palled
pallet
palliament
palm
palmer
palmy
palpable
palpable-gross
palsy
palter
paltering
paly
pamphlet
pander
panderly
pang
pantaloon
pantler
panyn
pap
paper
parable
paradox
paragon
paramour
paraquito
parcel
parcel-bawd
parcel-gilt
parcelled
parcelling
parch
parchment-bottom
pard
pardon
parfect
parish top
paritor
park
park-ward
parle
parling
parlous
parlously
parmacity
parricide
parrot
parrot-teacher
part
partake
partaker
part-created
parted
partial
partialize
partially
participate
participation
parti-coated
parti-coloured
particular
particularity
particularize
particularly
parti-eyed
parting
partisan
partition
partly
partner
party
party-verdict
pash
pashed
pass
passable
passado
passage
passant
passed
passenger
passing
passion
passionate
passport
passy-measures
past
paste
pastern
pastime
pastor
pastoral
past-proportion
pastry
past-saving
pasture
pasty
pat
patch
patched
patchery
pate
paten
patent
path
pathetical
patience
patient
patiently
patrician
patrimony
patron
patronage
pattern
pauca
paunch
pause
pauser
pausingly
paved
pavement
pavilion
pavilioned
pavin
pawn
pax
pay
pay a
peace
peaceful
peace-parted
peach
peak
peaking
peal
pearl
peasant
peascod
pease
peat
peck
peculiar
pedant
pedantical
pedascule
peeled
peep
peer
peevish
peevish-fond
peg
Peg-a-Ramsey
peise
peize
pelf
pelican
pelicocks
pellet
pelleted
pell-mell
pelt
pelting
pen
penalty
pencil
pencilled
pendant
pendent
pendulous
pene
penetrable
penetrate
penetrative
penitent
penned
penner
penning
pennon
penn'orth
penny
pennyworth
pensioner
pensive
pensived
pent
penthouse
penthouse-like
penurious
people
peppercorn
pepper-gingerbread
per se
per Stygia
peradventure
perceive
perch
perchance
perdition
perdu
perdurable
perdurably
perdy
peregrinate
peremptorily
peremptory
perfect
perfectness
perfidious
perforce
performance
perfume
perfumer
periapt
peril, at
period
perish
perishing
periwig
periwig-pated
perjure
perk up
pernicious
perniciously
peroration
perpend
perplexed
perplexity
persever
persisted
persistive
person
personage
personal
personate
personating
perspective
perspectively
persuade
persuasion
pert
pertain
pertly
perusal
peruse
perverse
pervert
pester
pestered
pestiferous
pestilence
petar
petitionary
petticoat
pettish
pettitoes
petty
pew-fellow
pewterer
phang
phantasime
phantasma
pheazar
pheeze
philosopher
philosopher's two stones
philosophy
phlegmatic
phoenix
phrase
phraseless
physic
physical
pia mater
pibble-pabble
pick
picked
picked-hatch
pickers and stealers
picking
picklock
pickpurse
pickthank
picture
pie
piece
pied
piedness
pierce
piercing
pight
pignut
pike
pilcher
pilgrimage
pill
pillage
pilled
pillicock
pin
pinch
pinched
pinching
pinch-spotted
pine
pined
pinfold
pining
pinion
pinioned
pink
pinked
pinnace
pioned
pioneer
pious
pip
pipe
pipe-wine
piping
pirate
pish
pismire
piss o'th' nettle
pissing while, a
pistol
pit
pitch
pitch-ball
pitched
pitchy
piteous
piteously
pitfall
pith
pithless
pitiful
pitifully
pittance
pittie-ward
pittikins
pity
pizzle
place
place a
placed
placket
plague
plaguy
plain
plaining
plainly
plainness
plainsong
plaint
plaintful
planched
planet
planetary
plank
plant
plantage
plantain
plantation
planting
plash
plate
plated
platform
plausibly
plausive
play
playfere
playing day
plea
pleached
plead
pleasance
pleasant
pleasantly
please
please-man
pleasure
pleat
pleated
plebeian
plebs
pledge
plenteous
pleurisy
pliant
plight
plighted
plot
pluck
pluck a
plucking
plum porridge
plum-broth
plume
plume-plucked
plummet
plumpy
plurisy
ply
pocket up
pocky
poesy
poinst
point
point-blank
point-device
pointed
pointing-stock
poise
poison, sweet
poke
poking-stick
Polack
Poland
pole
poleaxe
poleaxe, sledded
polecat
pole-clipt
policy
politic
politician
politicly
poll
pollax
polled
Polonian
poltroon
pomander
pomewater
pommel
pomp
Pompion
pompous
ponderous
poniard
pontifical
poop
poor-John
poorly
pop
poperin
popinjay
poppering
poppy
popular
popularity
populous
poring
porpentine
porridge
porringer
port
portable
portage
portal
portance
portcullis
portend
portentous
portion
portly
pose
posied
position
positive
possess
possessed
possession
posset
possibility
possitable
post
poster
posterior
posterity
postern
posthaste
post-horse
posting
post-post-haste
posture
posy
pot
potation
potato
potch
potency
potent
potential
potently
pothecary
pother
potion
potting
pottle
pottle-deep
pouch
poulter
pouncet-box
pound
pow waw
powder
powdered
powdering-tub
power
powers
powther
pox
prabbles
practic
practice
practisant
practise
practised
practiser
praeclarissimus
praemunire
praetor
praise
prank
prate
prater
prating
pray
pray in aid
preachment
preambulate
precedence
precedent
precept
preceptial
precinct
precious
precious-dear
preciously
precious-princely
precipitance
precipitate
precipitation
precise
preciseness
precisian
pre-contract
precurrer
precurse
predestinate
predicament
predict
predominance
predominant
predominate
prefer
preferment
prefixed
pre-formed
pregnancy
pregnant
prejudicate
prejudice
prejudicial
premeditation
premise
premised
prenominate
prentice
preordained
pre-ordinance
preparation
prepare
prepared
preposterous
preposterously
prerogative
prerogatived
presage
presager
presaging
prescience
prescribe
prescript
prescription
presence
present
presentation
presented
presently
presentment
preserve
preserved
press
press-money
pressure
prest
presume on
presuppose
presurmise
pretence
pretend
pretended
pretender
prettily
prettiness
pretty
prevail
prevailing
prevailment
prevent
prevention
prewarn
prey
preyful
pribbles and prabbles
price
prick
pricked
pricket
pricksong
pride
priest
prig
primal
prime
primero
primest
primitive
primogenitive
primy
prince
princess
principal
principality
princox
print
printless
prison
prisonment
prithee
private
privately
prived
privilege
privileged
privily
privity
privy
privy chamber
privy-kitchen
prize
prizer
probable
probal
probation
proceed
proceeder
proceeding
process
process-server
proclaim
proclaimed
proclamation
proconsul
procrastinate
procreant
procurator
procure
prodigal
prodigious
prodigiously
prodigy
proditor
produce
proface
profane
profess
professed
profession
professor
proffer
profit
profited
profound
progenitor
progeny
prognostication
progress
progression
proh
project
projection
prolixious
prolixity
prologue
prolong
promise
promised
promotion
prompt
prompted
prompture
prone
pronounce
proof
propagate
propagation
propend
propension
proper
properly
propertied
property
prophane
prophet
propinquity
proportion
proportionable
proportioned
propose
proposition
propound
propriety
propugnation
prorogue
proscription
prosecute
prosecution
prospect
prosper
prosperity
prosperous
protect
protest
protestation
protester
protract
protractive
proud
proudest
proudly
provand
prove
provender
proverb
provide
provided
providence
Provincial
provision
provocation
provoke
provost
provulgate
prune
pry
psaltery
public
publican
publish
published
publisher
pucelle
pudder
pudding
puddle
puddled
pudency
puffed
puffing
pugging
puisny
puissance
puissant
puke-stocking
puling
pull
pullet-sperm
pulpit
pulsidge
pumpion
pun
punish
punk
punto
punto reverso
puny
pupil
pur
purblind
purchase
purchased
pure
purgation
purge
purged
purger
purl
purlieu
purple
purpled
purple-hued
purple-in-grain
purport
purpose
purposed
purse
pursent
pursue
pursuivant
pursuivant-at-arms
pursy
purveyor
push
push-pin
pusillanimity
pussel
put
put a
putter-on
putter-out
putting down
putting on
putting-by
puttock
puzzel
puzzle
pyramid
pyramides
pyramis
purpose (n.) 1intention, aim, plan
purpose (n.) 2point at issue, matter in hand
purpose (n.) 3outcome, result, end
purpose (v.) 1intend, plan
purpose (v.) 2intend to do, resolve to act
purpose (v.) 3decide, resolve, determine
purpose, to  effectively, to any effect
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AC I.iii.14 [Antony to Cleopatra] I am sorry to give breathing to my purpose
AC I.iii.67 [Antony to Cleopatra] be prepared to know / The purposes I bear
AC II.ii.150 [Antony to Caesar] May I never / To this good purpose ... / Dream of impediment!
AC II.iv.8 [Lepidus to Maecenas and Agrippa] My purposes do draw me much about
AC II.vi.4 [Casesar to Pompey] therefore have we / Our written purposes before us sent
AC II.vi.51 [Antony to Pompey] thanks to you, / That called me timelier than my purpose hither
AC II.vi.116 [Menas to Enobarbus, of Antony's marriage to Octavia] I think the policy of that purpose made more in the marriage than the love of the parties
AC V.ii.131 [Caesar to Cleopatra] you shall bereave yourself / Of my good purposes
AC V.ii.334 [Caesar to all, of Cleopatra] She levelled at our purposes
AW III.ii.70 [Second Lord to Countess, of Bertram's intention to be a soldier] Such is his noble purpose
AW III.v.69 [Helena to Widow, of Diana] Maybe the amorous Count solicits her / In the unlawful purpose?
AW III.vii.29 [Widow to Helena] Now I see / The bottom of your purpose
AW IV.i.19 [First Lord to all] so we seem to know is to know straight our purpose
AW IV.i.35 [Parolles to himself, of recovering his drum] knowing I had no such purpose
AW IV.i.84 [Parolles to all] all the secrets of our camp I'll show, / Their force, their purposes
AYL I.i.130 [Oliver to Charles, of Orlando's intention to wrestle] I had myself notice of my brother's purpose herein
AYL IV.ii.6 [Jaques to Lord, of processing in with a deer] Have you no song, forester, for this purpose?
CE IV.i.98 [Antipholus of Ephesus to Dromio of Syracuse] I sent thee for a rope, / And told thee to what purpose, and what end
Cor I.vi.50 [Cominius to Martius] We have at disadvantage fought, and did / Retire to win our purpose
Cor II.i.232 [Sicinius to Brutus, of Coriolanus not begging the citizens' voices] I wish no better / Than have him hold that purpose and to put it / In execution
Cor II.ii.150 [Menenius to Coriolanus] We recommend to you, Tribunes of the People / Our purpose to them
Cor III.i.148 [Coriolanus to Brutus] Purpose so barred, it follows / Nothing is done to purpose
Cor IV.v.122 [Aufidius to Coriolanus] I had purpose / Once more to hew thy target from thy brawn
Cym I.v.39 [Frenchman to Posthumus, of the latter's quarrel] it had been pity you should have been put together, with so mortal a purpose as then each bore
Cym I.v.136 [Posthumus to Iachimo] you bear a graver purpose
Cym III.iv.29 [Posthumus to Pisanio, of meeting Innogen at Milford Haven] she hath my letter for the purpose
Cym III.iv.121 [Pisanio to Innogen] My purpose would prove well
Cym V.i.22 [Posthumus alone, to the gods] Hear patiently my purpose
Cym V.v.59 [Cornelius to Cymbeline, of the Queen] she ... opened (in despite / Of heaven and men) her purposes
Cym V.v.254 [Cornelius to Cymbeline, of the Queen] dreading that her purpose / Was of more danger
Cym V.v.284 [Pisanio to Cymbeline, of Cloten] away he posts / With unchaste purpose
Cym V.v.411 [Posthumus to Cymbeline, of taking a soldier's role] 'twas a fitment for / The purpose I then followed
Ham I.ii.30 [Claudius to all, of the King of Norway] scarcely hears / Of this his nephew's purpose
Ham II.ii.451 [Hamlet to First Player, quoting lines from a play about Pyrrhus] whose sable arms, / Black as his purpose, did the night resemble
Ham III.i.27 [Claudius to Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, of Hamlet and the Players] drive his purpose into these delights
Ham III.ii.198 [First Player as King to his Queen] Purpose is but the slave to memory
Ham III.ii.205 [First Player as King to his Queen] What to ourselves in passion we propose, / The passion ending, doth the purpose lose
Ham III.iv.112 [Ghost to Hamlet] This visitation / Is but to whet thy almost blunted purpose
Ham IV.iii.49 [Claudius to Hamlet] if thou knewest our purposes
Ham IV.vii.161 [Claudius to Laertes, of killing Hamlet by poison] If he by chance escape your venomed stuck, / Our purpose may hold there
Ham V.ii.173 [Hamlet to Osrick, of fighting Laertes] the King hold his purpose, I will win for him an I can
Ham V.ii.195 [Hamlet to Lord] I am constant to my purposes
Ham V.ii.378 [Horatio to all] So shall you hear / Of ... purposes mistook / Fallen on th'inventors' heads
1H4 I.i.28 [King Henry to all] But this our purpose now is twelve month old
1H4 I.i.101 [King Henry to all] we must neglect / Our holy purpose to Jerusalem
1H4 I.iii.215 [Worcester to Hotspur] You start away / And lend no ear unto my purposes
1H4 II.iii.8 [Hotspur to himself, reading from a letter] The purpose you undertake is dangerous
1H4 IV.i.41 [Hotspur to Worcester] the King is certainly possessed / Of all our purposes
1H4 IV.iii.111 [Hotspur to Blunt, of King Henry] in the morning early shall mine uncle / Bring him our purposes
1H4 V.i.4 [Prince Hal to King Henry] The southern wind / Doth play the trumpet to his purposes
2H4 II.ii.171 [Prince Henry to Poins] in everything the purpose must weigh with the folly
2H4 IV.i.173 [Archbishop to Westmorland] To us and to our purposes confined
2H4 IV.ii.56 [Prince John to Archbishop] My father's purposes have been mistook
2H4 IV.v.209 [King Henry IV to Prince Henry] I ... had a purpose now / To lead out many to the Holy Land
2H4 V.ii.5 [Warwick to Lord Chief Justice, of King Henry IV] to our purposes he lives no more
H5 II.Chorus.15 [Chorus] The French ... with pale policy / Seek to divert the English purposes
H5 II.ii.106 [King Henry to Scroop] Treason and murder ever kept together, / As two yoke-devils sworn to either's purpose
H5 II.ii.151 [Scroop to King Henry] Our purposes God justly hath discovered
H5 III.ii.15 [Pistol to all] If wishes would prevail with me, / My purpose should not fail with me
1H6 I.i.133 [Third Messenger to all, of Falstaff's position in relation to Talbot's forces] placed behind / With purpose to relieve and follow them [i.e. as support forces]
1H6 V.i.36 [King to Ambassadors] Your purpose is both good and reasonable
1H6 V.iv.22 [Pucelle to all, of the Shepherd] You have suborned this man / Of purpose to obscure my noble birth
2H6 III.i.256 [Suffolk to Queen, of Gloucester] His guilt should be but idly posted over / Because his purpose is not executed
3H6 III.ii.133 [Richard alone, of those standing between him and the crown] A cold premeditation for my purpose!
H8 I.ii.209 [Surveyor to King Henry, of Buckingham] he would outgo / His father by as much as a performance / Does an irresolute purpose
H8 V.ii.13 [Cranmer to himself, of his situation] This is of purpose laid by some that hate me
JC I.iii.35 [Cicero to Casca] men may construe things after their fashion, / Clean from the purpose of the things themselves
JC II.i.178 [Brutus to Cassius, of being moderate] This shall make / Our purpose necessary, and not envious
JC II.i.225 [Brutus to all] Let not our looks put on our purposes
JC III.i.17 [Cassius to Brutus] I fear our purpose is discoverèd
JC III.i.23 [Brutus to Cassius] Popilius Lena speaks not of our purposes
KJ II.i.28 [Austria to Arthur, of England] secure / And confident from foreign purposes
KJ II.i.580 [Bastard alone, of commodity] Makes it take head from all indifferency, / From all direction, purpose, course, intent
KJ III.i.274 [Cardinal Pandulph to King Philip] The better act of purposes mistook / Is to mistake again
KJ III.iii.47 [King John to Hubert] idle merriment, / A passion hateful to my purposes
KJ IV.ii.48 [Pembroke to King John, of himself] that am the tongue of these / To sound the purposes of all their hearts
KJ IV.iii.63 [Salisbury to all, of Arthur's death] The practise, and the purpose, of the King
KJ IV.ii.77 [Salisbury to Pembroke] The colour of the King doth come and go / Between his purpose and his conscience
KJ V.i.76 [Bastard to King John, of the French] They saw we had a purpose of defence
KJ V.vii.86 [Salisbury to Bastard, of peace offers] As we with honour and respect may take, / With purpose presently to leave this war
KL I.i.36 [Lear to all] we shall express our darker purpose
KL I.ii.84 [Edmund to Gloucester, of Edgar] if you violently proceed against him, mistaking his purpose
KL I.iv.69 [Lear to Third Knight, of the servants' neglect] which I have rather blamed as mine own jealous curiosity than as a very pretence and purpose of unkindness [F; Q purport]
KL I.iv.235 [Gonerill to Lear] I do beseech you / To understand my purposes aright
KL I.iv.273 [Lear to Gonerill, as if to Nature] Suspend thy purpose if thou didst intend / To make this creature fruitful
KL II.i.49 [Edmund to Gloucester, of Edgar] how loathly opposite I stood / To his unnatural purpose
KL II.i.110 [Cornwall to Gloucester] Make your own purpose / How in my strength you please
KL II.iv.3 [Gentleman to Lear, of Regan and Cornwall] The night before there was no purpose in them / Of this remove
KL IV.v.20 [Regan to Oswald, of Gonerill] Might not you / Transport her purposes by word?
KL V.i.1 [Edmund to Gentleman] Know of the Duke if his last purpose hold
KL V.iii.116 [Albany to Herald, of disguised Edgar] Ask him his purposes
LLL II.i.109 [Princess to King] Vouchsafe to read the purpose of my coming
LLL IV.i.29 [Princess to Forester, of shooting at a deer] If wounding, then it was to show my skill, / That more for praise than purpose meant to kill
LLL V.i.130 [Holofernes to all, of Mote as Hercules] His enter and exit shall be strangling a snake; and I will have an apology for that purpose
LLL V.ii.122 [Boyet to Princess, of the Lords] Their purpose is to parley, court, and dance
LLL V.ii.177 [Rosaline to Boyet] If they do speak our language, 'tis our will / That some plain man recount their purposes
LLL V.ii.736 [King to Princess] The extreme parts of time extremely forms / All causes to the purpose of his speed
Luc 113 [of Tarquin] Far from the purpose of his coming thither / He makes excuses for his being there
Luc 220 [Tarquin, of Collatine] Will he not wake ... this vile purpose to prevent?
Luc 1047 [Lucrece] I feared by Tarquin's falchion to be slain, / Yet for the selfsame purpose seek a knife
MA V.iv.104 [Benedick to Don Pedro] since I do purpose to marry, I will / think nothing to any purpose that the world can say against it [second instance]
Mac I.v.44 [Lady Macbeth alone, as if to spirits] Stop up the access and passage to remorse, / That no compunctious visitings of nature / Shake my fell purpose
Mac IV.i.144 [Macbeth to himself] The flighty purpose never is o'ertook / Unless the deed go with it
Mac I.vi.21 [King to Lady Macbeth, of Macbeth] We coursed him at the heels and had a purpose / To be his purveyor
Mac II.ii.52 [Lady Macbeth to Macbeth] Infirm of purpose!
Mac IV.i.144 [Macbeth to himself] The flighty purpose never is o'ertook / Unless the deed go with it
Mac IV.i.153 [Macbeth to himself, of destroying Macduff's family] This deed I'll do before this purpose cool
MM I.i.73 [Angelo to Duke] The heavens give safety to your purposes!
MM I.iii.4 [Duke to Friar Thomas] Why I desire thee / To give me secret harbour hath a purpose / More grave and wrinkled than the aims and ends / Of burning youth
MM I.iii.54 [Duke to Friar Thomas] Hence shall we see, / If power change purpose, what our seemers be
MM II.i.13 [Escalus to Angelo] the resolute acting of your blood / Could have attained th'effect of your own purpose
MM II.i.142 [Pompey to Froth, of Escalus] look upon his honour; 'tis for a good purpose
MM II.iv.148 [Angelo to Isabella] My words express my purpose
MM III.i.164 [disguised Duke to Claudio] Angelo had never the purpose to corrupt her
MM IV.v.2 [Duke to Friar Peter] The provost knows our purpose and our plot
MM IV.vi.4 [Isabella to Mariana] I am advised ... to veil full purpose
MM V.i.102 [Isabella to Duke, of Angelo] His purpose surfeiting
MM V.i.310 [Escalus to disguised Duke] we will know his purpose
MM V.i.393 [Duke to Isabella, of Claudio] It was the swift celerity of his death ... / That brained my purpose
MND IV.i.160 [Demetrius to Theseus, of Hermia and Lysander ]fair Helen told me ... / Of this their purpose hither to this wood
MV I.i.91 [Gratiano to Antonio, of the way some men behave] With purpose to be dressed in an opinion / Of wisdom
MV I.i.133 [Bassanio to Antonio] from your love I have a warranty / To unburden all my plots and purposes
MV I.iii.95 [Antonio to Bassanio, of Shylock]The devil can cite Scripture for his purpose
MV III.ii.227 [Lorenzo to Bassanio] My purpose was not to have seen you here
MV IV.i.244 [Portia as Balthasar to all] the intent and purpose of the law / Hath full relation to the penalty
MW II.ii.217 [Ford as Brook to Falstaff] here is the heart of my purpose
MW IV.iv.75 [Ford to all, of Falstaff] He'll tell me all his purpose
MW IV.vi.3 [Fenton to Host] Assist me in my purpose
MW V.v.196 [Mistress Page to Page] I knew of your purpose
Oth I.i.12 [Iago to Roderigo, of Othello] loving his own pride and purposes
Oth I.iii.39 [Messenger to Duke, of the Turkish fleet] bearing with frank appearance / Their purposes toward Cyprus
Oth I.iii.385 [Iago alone, of Othello] The better shall my purpose work on him
Oth II.iii.227 [Iago to Othello, of the fugitive] He, swift of foot, / Outran my purpose
Oth III.iii.33 [Cassio to Desdemona] I am very ill at ease, / Unfit for mine own purposes
Oth III.iii.313 [Emilia to Iago, of the handkerchief] If it be not for some purpose of import, / Give't me again
Oth IV.ii.214 [Iago to Roderigo, of his qualities] I mean purpose, courage, and valour
Oth V.ii.318 [Cassio to Othello, of Iago and the handkerchief] he dropped it for a special purpose / Which wrought to his desire
Per IV.i.8 [Dionyza to Leonine] be / A soldier to thy purpose
Per IV.ii.142 [Marina to Bawd] Diana, aid my purpose!
Per IV.vi.197 [Boult to Marina, of Pandar and Bawd] I will make them acquainted with your purpose
Per V.i.251 [Pericles to all] My purpose was for Tarsus
R2 I.iii.188 [King Richard to Bolingbroke and Mowbray] never by advised purpose meet / To plot, contrive, or complot any ill / 'Gainst us
R2 I.iii.253 [John of Gaunt to Bolingbroke] to what purpose dost thou hoard thy words
R2 V.ii.34 [York to Duchess of York] had not God for some strong purpose steeled / The hearts of men, they must perforce have melted
R2 V.ii.55 [Aumerle to York, of going to Oxford] If God prevent not, I purpose so
R3 III.i.171 [Buckingham to Catesby] sound thou Lord Hastings / How doth he stand affected to our purpose
R3 III.iv.15 [Hastings to all, of Richard] for his purpose in the coronation, / I have not sounded him
R3 III.v.57 [Richard to Lord Mayor, of Hastings] I would have had you heard / The traitor speak, and timorously confess / The manner and the purpose of his treason
R3 III.vii.18 [Buckingham to Richard] I ... left nothing fitting for your purpose / Untouched
R3 V.iii.275 [Ratcliffe to King Richard, of Surrey] He smiled and said, ‘The better for our purpose’
RJ II.ii.144 [Juliet to Romeo] If that thy bent of love be honourable, / Thy purpose marriage
Sonn 20.12 [] By adding one thing to my purpose nothing
Sonn 21.14 [] I will not praise that purpose not to sell
Sonn 112.13 [] You are so strongly in my purpose bred / That all the world besides me thinks y'are dead
Sonn 126.7 [of Nature] She keeps thee to this purpose, that her skill / May Time disgrace, and wretched minute kill
TC I.iii.128 [Ulysses to Agamemnon] this neglection of degree it is / That by a pace goes backward in a purpose / It hath to climb
TC I.iii.323 [Ulysses to all] This challenge ... / Relates in purpose only to Achilles
TC III.ii.135 [Cressida to Troilus] 'Twas not my purpose thus to beg a kiss
TC III.iii.50 [Agamemnon to Ulysses] We'll execute your purpose
TC IV.i.37 [Paris to Aeneas, of the King] His purpose meets you
TC IV.v.262 [Ajax to Achilles] let these threats alone, / Till accident or purpose bring you to't
TC V.i.35 [Achilles to Patroclus] I am thwarted quite / From my great purpose in tomorrow's battle
TC V.iii.23 [Cassandra to Hector] It is the purpose that makes strong the vow; / But vows to every purpose must not hold
Tem I.ii.129 [Prospero to Miranda, of Antonio] Fated to th' purpose
Tem I.ii.131 [Prospero to Miranda, of Antonio's plan] The ministers for th'purpose hurried thence / Me and thy crying self
Tem I.ii.357 [Miranda to Caliban] I endowed thy purposes / With words that made them known
Tem I.ii.129 [Prospero to Miranda] one midnight / Fated to th'purpose, did Antonio open / The gates of Milan; and, i'th' dead of darkness, / The ministers for th'purpose hurried thence / Me and thy crying self
Tem I.ii.357 [Prospero to Caliban] I endowed thy purposes / With words that made them known
Tem II.i.228 [Antonio to Sebastian] If you but knew how you the purpose cherish / Whiles thus you mock it!
Tem III.iii.13 [Antonio aside to Sebastian] Do not, for one repulse, forego the purpose / That you resolved t'effect
Tem V.i.29 [Prospero to Ariel, of the lords] They being penitent, / The sole drift of my purpose doth extend / Not a frown further
TG II.vi.42 [Proteus alone] Love, lend me wings to make my purpose swift
Tim III.i.26 [Lucullus to Flaminius, of Timon] Many a time and often I ha' ... come again to supper to him of purpose to have him spend less
Tim IV.iii.391 [Timon to Apemantus, as if to gold] Thou visible god ... that speakest with every tongue, / To every purpose!
Tim V.i.15 [Painter to Poet, of expressing their loves to Timon] It ... is very likely to load our purposes with what they travail for
Tit II.iii.84 [Lavinia to Bassianus, of Tamora's meeting with Aaron] This valley fits the purpose passing well
TN II.iii.160 [Maria to Sir Toby, of his interpretation of her plan] My purpose is indeed a horse of that colour
TN III.iv.250 [Viola as Cesario to Sir Toby, of her offence to Sir Andrew] It is something of my negligence, nothing of my purpose
TNK V.ii.30 [Doctor to Wooer, of the Gaoler's Daughter's age] But that's all one, 'tis nothing to our purpose
TNK Epilogue.14 [Epilogue to audience, of the play pleasing them] For to that honest purpose it was meant ye
WT II.iii.150 [Lord to Leontes] we beg ... that you do change this purpose
WT IV.iv.39 [Perdita to Florizel] you must change this purpose / Or I my life
WT IV.iv.152 [Florizel to Perdita] you have / As little skill to fear as I have purpose / To put you to't
WT IV.iv.539 [Camillo to Florizel] This follows, if you will not change your purpose / But undergo this flight
WT V.i.36 [Paulina to Leontes] the gods / Will have fulfilled their secret purposes