brow (n.) Old form(s): Browes
appearance, aspect, countenance
1H4 I.i.84[King Henry to all] I ... / See riot and dishonour stain the brow / Of my young Harry
1H4 IV.iii.83[Hotspur to Blunt, of King Henry] this face, / This seeming brow of justice
2H4 I.i.60[Northumberland to Lord Bardolph, of Morton] this man's brow, like to a title-leaf, / Foretells the nature of a tragic volume
2H4 I.i.60[Northumberland to Lord Bardolph, of Morton] this man's brow, like to a title-leaf, / Foretells the nature of a tragic volume
2H4 II.i.109[Lord Chief Justice to Falstaff] It is not a confident brow ... can thrust me from a level consideration
2H4 V.i.76[Falstaff alone] a jest with a sad brow, will do with a fellow that never had the ache in his shoulders!
2H6 III.i.155[Gloucester to King] And Suffolk's cloudy brow [blabs] his stormy hate
AC I.v.32[Cleopatra to all] great Pompey / Would stand and make his eyes grow in my brow
AYL III.ii.208[Rosalind as Ganymede to Celia as Aliena] speak sad brow and true maid
H8 prologue.2[Prologue] Things now / That bear a weighty and a serious brow ... / We now present
Ham I.ii.4[Claudius to his court] our whole kingdom / To be contracted in one brow of woe
JC II.i.78[Brutus alone] O conspiracy, / Sham'st thou to show thy dangerous brow by night
KJ[Hubert to Bastard] here walk I in the black brow of night / To find you out
LLL IV.i.17[Princess to Forester] Where fair is not, praise cannot mend the brow
LLL V.ii.739[King to Princess, of her father's death] the mourning brow of progeny / Forbid the smiling courtesy of love [i.e. the face of a bereaved child]
Luc.749[Lucrece to herself] my true eyes have never practis'd how / To cloak offences with a cunning brow
MA I.i.171[Benedick to Claudio, of falling in love with Hero] But speak you this with a sad brow?
Mac IV.iii.23[Malcolm to Macduff] all things foul would wear the brows of grace
MM IV.ii.150[disguised Duke to Provost] There is written in your brow, provost, honesty and constancy
MND V.i.11[]The lover ... / Sees Helen's beauty in a brow of Egypt [i.e. in the face of a gypsy]
MV III.ii.78[Bassanio to himself] In religion, / What damned error but some sober brow / Will bless it and approve it with a text
Per I.ii.52[Helicanus to Pericles, describing his look] An angry brow, dread lord
R2 I.i.16[King Richard to all, of Bolingbroke and Mowbray] Face to face, / And frowning brow to brow, ourselves will hear / The accuser and the accused freely speak [or: sense 4]
R2 IV.i.330[Abbot of Westminster to Bishop of Carlisle and Aumerle] I see your brows are full of discontent
Sonn.68.4[] Before these bastard signs of fair were borne, / Or durst inhabit on a living brow
TG I.ii.62[Julia to Lucetta] How angerly I taught my brow to frown [or: sense 4]
TNK IV.ii.18[Emilia to herself, of Arcite] What a brow, / Of what a spacious majesty, he carries [or: sense 4]
TS V.ii.135[Katherina to Bianca and Widow] Fie, fie, unknit that threatening unkind brow
WT I.ii.149[Hermione to Leontes] You look / As if you held a brow of much distraction