perchance (adv.)
perhaps, maybe
AC I.i.20[Cleopatra to Antony] Fulvia perchance is angry
AC IV.ii.27[Antony to his servants] Perchance tomorrow / You'll serve another master
AW III.v.86[Helena to Diana, of Parolles] Perchance he's hurt i'th' battle
CE I.ii.86[Dromio of Ephesus to Antipholus of Syracuse, of the marks he has received from being beaten] If I should pay your worship those again, / Perchance you will not bear them patiently
CE IV.i.39[Antipholus of Ephesus to Angelo, of his house] Perchance I will be there as soon as you
Cym I.vi.38[Cornelius to himself, of the Queen using his drugs] Which first, perchance, she'll prove on cats and dogs
Cym II.iv.167[Posthumus alone, of Iachimo] Perchance he spoke not
Ham I.ii.243.1[Hamlet to Horatio, of the Ghost] Perchance 'twill walk again
Ham I.v.171[Hamlet to Horatio and Marcellus] As I perchance hereafter shall think meet / To put an antic disposition on
Ham II.i.59[Polonius to Reynaldo, of what might be said of Laertes] ‘There falling out at tennis’; or perchance ‘I saw him enter such a house of sale’
Ham III.i.65[Hamlet to himself] To sleep - perchance to dream
Ham III.iv.131[Hamlet to Ghost] what I have to do / Will want true colour--tears perchance for blood
KJ IV.i.114[Arthur to Hubert, of the burning coal] it perchance will sparkle in your eyes
KJ IV.ii.213[King John to Hubert] to know the meaning / Of dangerous majesty, when perchance it frowns / More upon humour than advised respect
KJ V.i.74[Bastard to King John] Perchance the Cardinal cannot make your peace
KL II.ii.89[Cornwall to disguised Kent, of not liking Oswald's face] No more perchance does mine, nor his, nor hers
KL II.iv.137[Regan to Lear, of Gonerill] perchance / She have restrained the riots of your followers
KL III.i.29[disguised Kent to Gentleman, of the meaning of recent happenings] something deeper, / Whereof, perchance, these are but furnishings
KL V.iii.198[Edmund to Edgar] This speech of yours hath moved me, / And shall perchance do good
LLL II.i.185[Longaville to Boyet] Perchance light in the light
Luc.36[of Collatine] Perchance his boast of Lucrece' sovereignty / Suggested this proud issue of a king
Mac IV.iii.11[Malcolm to Macduff] What you have spoke, it may be so perchance
Mac IV.iii.25[Malcolm to Macduff, of Macduff having lost all his hopes] Perchance even there where I did find my doubts
MM IV.ii.194[disguised Duke to Provost, of Angelo] he this very day receives letters of strange tenor, perchance of the Duke's death, perchance entering into some monastery
MM V.i.275[Lucio to Escalus, of Isabella] Perchance publicly she'll be ashamed
MND II.i.139[Titania to Oberon, of how long she will stay in the wood] Perchance till after Theseus' wedding-day
MND V.i.126[Quince to all] Gentles, perchance you wonder at this show
MND V.i.217[Snug as Lion to the ladies] You ... / May now, perchance, both quake and tremble here
MV V.i.75[Lorenzo to Jessica, of colts] If they but hear perchance a trumpet sound
Oth III.iii.144[Iago to Othello] Though I perchance am vicious in my guess
Oth V.ii.196[Emilia to Iago] Perchance, Iago, I will ne'er go home
RJ II.v.3[Juliet alone, of the Nurse meeting Romeo] Perchance she cannot meet him
TC I.iii.360[Ulysses to all] Let us, like merchants, show our foulest wares, / And think perchance they'll sell
TC II.iii.80[Agamemnon to Patroclus,. of telling Achilles of his arrival] Let him be told so, lest perchance he think / We dare not move the question of our place, / Or know not what we are
TC III.ii.151[Cressida to Troilus] Perchance, my lord, I show more craft than love
Tem II.ii.17[Caliban to himself, of Trinculo] Perchance he will not mind me
TG II.i.106[Silvia to Valentine, of what he has written] Perchance you think too much of so much pains?
Tim II.ii.134[Timon to Flavius] Perchance some single vantages you took
Tit III.i.114[Marcus to all, of Lavinia] Perchance she weeps because they killed her husband, / Perchance because she knows them innocent
TN I.ii.5[Viola to Captain, of Sebastian] Perchance he is not drowned
TN I.v.270[Olivia to Viola] Let him send no more-- / Unless, perchance, you come to me again
TN II.v.58[Malvolio to himself] I frown the while, and perchance wind up my watch
WT I.ii.228[Leontes to Camillo, of Hermione and Polixenes] Lower messes / Perchance are to this business purblind?
WT II.i.110[Hermione to all] I am not prone to weeping, as our sex / Commonly are; the want of which vain dew / Perchance shall dry your pities
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