belike (adv.) Old form(s): Be like , be-like
probably, presumably, perhaps, so it seems
1H6 III.ii.62[Pucelle to Talbot] Belike your lordship takes us then for fools
2H4 II.ii.9[Prince Henry to Poins] Belike then my appetite was not princely got
2H6 III.ii.186[Queen to Warwick] Then you belike suspect these noblemen / As guilty of Duke Humphrey's timeless death
3H6 I.i.51[King to his lords, of York] Belike he means ... / To aspire unto the crown and reign as king
3H6 II.i.147[Richard to Warwick] 'Twas odds, belike, when valiant Warwick fled
3H6 IV.i.106[Edward to all, of Queen Margaret] Belike she minds to play the Amazon
3H6 IV.i.118[George to Edward, of Prince Edward marrying Warwick's daughter] Belike the elder; Clarence will have the younger
3H6 IV.i.96[Edward to all, of the French King] Is Lewis so brave? Belike he thinks me Henry
3H6 IV.iii.7[Second Watchman to other watchmen, of the impending battle] Tomorrow then belike shall be the day
3H6 V.i.14[Warwick to all, of hearing a drum] Who should that be? Belike, unlooked-for friends
AC I.ii.36[Charmian to Soothsayer] Then belike my children shall have no names
AC IV.iii.5[Second Soldier to First Soldier, of what is being heard in the streets] Belike 'tis but a rumour
AW IV.v.97[Lafew to Countess, of Bertram's scar] A scar nobly got, or a noble scar, is a good livery of honour; so belike is that
CE IV.i.25[Antipholus of Ephesus to Angelo] Belike you thought our love would last too long / If it were chained together
CE IV.iii.90[Courtesan alone, of Antipholus of Ephesus] Belike his wife, acquainted with his fits, / On purpose shut the doors against his way
E3 III.ii.27[First Frenchman to all] Belike you then despair of ill success
E3 IV.ii.41[Percy to King Edward] David of Scotland, lately up in arms, / Thinking belike he soonest should prevail
E3 IV.ii.67[King Edward to Captain, of the Calais burgesses] Then, belike, they may command, / Dispose, elect, and govern as they list!
H5 III.vii.50[Dauphin to Constable, of the latter's horse and mistress] O, then belike she was old and gentle
Ham III.ii.148[Ophelia to Hamlet] Belike this show imports the argument of the play
Ham III.ii.302[Hamlet to Horatio] if the King like not the comedy, / Why then, belike he likes it not, perdy
JC III.ii.272[Antony to Servant] Belike they had some notice of the people, / How I had moved them
KL IV.v.20[Regan to Oswald, of Gonerill] Why should she write to Edmund? ... Belike--
LLL II.i.52[Princess to Maria, of Longaville] Some merry mocking lord, belike
LLL IV.i.136[Boyet to Maria] An if my hand be out, then belike your hand is in.
MM IV.ii.112[Provost to disguised Duke, of Angelo] belike thinking me remiss in mine office
MM V.i.126[Duke to all, of Friar Lodowick] A ghostly father, belike
MM V.i.131[Duke to all, of Friar Lodowick] This' a good friar, belike
MND I.i.130[Hermia to Lysander, of why the roses in her cheeks are pale] Belike for want of rain
MW III.i.49[Page to Evans] Yonder is a most reverend gentleman, who, belike, having received wrong by some person, is at most odds with his own gravity and patience that ever you saw
Oth V.ii.313[Lodovico to all, of a letter] Roderigo meant to have sent this damned villain, / But that, belike, Iago, in the nick, / Came in and satisfied him
R2 III.iii.30[Northumberland to Percy, of a clergyman] belike it is the Bishop of Carlisle
R3 I.i.49[Richard to Clarence] belike his majesty hath some intent / That you shall be new-christened in the Tower
R3 I.iii.65[Queen Elizabeth to Richard, of King Edward] Aiming, belike, at your interior hatred
TG I.ii.85[Julia to Lucetta, of a paper and a tune] Heavy? Belike it hath some burden then?
TG II.i.74[Valentine to Speed] Belike, boy, then you are in love
TG II.iv.88[Silvia to Valentine, of Julia and Proteus' eyes] Belike that now she hath enfranchised them / Upon some other pawn for fealty
TG IV.iv.143[Silvia to disguised Julia, of Julia] Belike she thinks that Proteus hath forsook her
TG IV.iv.72.1[disguised Julia to Proteus, of herself] She is dead, belike?
Tit IV.ii.50[Chiron to Demetrius, of why the trumpets sound] Belike for joy the Emperor hath a son
TN III.iii.30[Sebastian to Antonio, of Orsino] Belike you slew great number of his people?
TN III.iv.239[Viola as Cesario to Sir Toby, of her description of her opponent] Belike this is a man of that quirk
TS I.i.103[Katherina to Baptista] What, shall I be appointed hours, as though, belike, / I knew not what to take and what to leave?
TS II.i.16[Katherina to Bianca, of liking Hortensio] O then, belike, you fancy riches more
TS induction.1.73[Lord alone, of who is visiting] Belike some noble gentleman that means, / Travelling some journey, to repose him here
TS IV.iii.103[Katherina to Petruchio] Belike you mean to make a puppet of me
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