Fortune (n.)
Roman goddess, shown as a woman at a spinning-wheel, or controlling a rudder, and as blind
1H4 I.i.82[King Henry to all, of Hotspur] Who is sweet Fortune's minion and her pride
2H4 IV.iv.103[King Henry IV to all] Will Fortune never come with both hands full
2H6 I.ii.67[Duchess alone] I will not be slack / To play my part in Fortune's pageant
3H6 I.iv.115[York to Queen] How ill-beseeming is it in thy sex / To triumph ... / Upon their woes whom Fortune captivates
3H6 III.iii.17[Lewis to Queen] Yield not thy neck / To Fortune's yoke
3H6 IV.iii.47[Edward to Warwick] Though Fortune's malice overthrow my state
3H6 IV.vi.19[King to Warwick] I may conquer Fortune's spite / By living low
3H6 IV.vii.2[Edward to Richard] thus far Fortune maketh us amends
AC II.vi.54[Pompey to Caesar] I know not / What counts harsh Fortune casts upon my face
AC III.xi.73[Antony to Cleopatra] Fortune knows / We scorn her most when most she offers blows
AC IV.xv.44[Cleopatra to Antony] let me rail so high / That the false housewife Fortune break her wheel
AC V.ii.3[Cleopatra to all, of Caesar] Not being Fortune, he's but Fortune's knave
AW I.iii.107[Steward to Countess, of Helena] Fortune, she said, was no goddess, that had put such
AW V.ii.4[Parolles to Clown] I am now, sir, muddied in Fortune's mood
AYL I.ii.30[Celia to Rosalind] Let us sit and mock the good housewife Fortune from her wheel
AYL II.vii.16[Jaques to all, of Touchstone] railed on Lady Fortune in good terms
Cor I.v.20.2[Lartius to Martius] Now the fair goddess Fortune, / Fall deep in love with thee
Cym IV.i.23[Cloten alone, of Posthumus and Innogen] Fortune, put them into my hand!
H5 III.vi.26[Pistol to Fluellen] giddy Fortune's furious fickle wheel
H5 V.i.76[Pistol alone] Doth Fortune play the housewife with me now?
H8 II.iii.14[Anne to Old Lady, of pomp] if that quarrel, Fortune, do divorce / It from the bearer
Ham II.ii.229[Guildenstern to Hamlet] On Fortune's cap we are not the very button
Ham III.ii.77[Hamlet to Horatio] A man that Fortune's buffets and rewards / Hast ta'en with equal thanks
JC III.ii.268[Antony to Servant] Fortune is merry, / And in this mood will give us anything
KJ II.i.391[Bastard to all] Fortune shall cull forth / Out of one side her happy minion
KL II.ii.171[Kent alone] Fortune, good night: smile once more; turn thy wheel
KL II.iv.50[Fool to Lear] Fortune, that arrant whore
KL V.iii.6[Cordelia to Lear] For thee, oppressed King, I am cast down; / Myself could else outfrown false Fortune's frown
Luc.351Love and Fortune be my gods, my guide
Luc.952 turn the giddy round of Fortune's wheel
MV II.i.36[Morocco to Portia] blind Fortune leading me
MV II.ii.154[Launcelot to Gobbo] if Fortune be a woman, she's a good wench for this gear
MV IV.i.264[Antonio to Bassanio] Fortune shows herself more kind / Than is her custom
MW III.iii.60[Falstaff to Mistress Ford] I see what thou wert if Fortune, thy foe, were – not Nature – thy friend
Oth III.iv.118.1[Cassio to Desdemona] So shall I clothe me in a forced content / And shut myself up in some other course / To Fortune's alms
Per Chorus.II.37[Gower chorus] Fortune, tired with doing bad
Per II.i.122[Pericles to all, of seeing his armour] Thanks, Fortune
Per IV.iv.48[Gower chorus, of Pericles] bear his courses to be ordered / By Lady Fortune
PP.17.10O frowning Fortune, cursed fickle dame!
PP.20.27as fickle Fortune smiled
PP.20.45if Fortune once do frown
R2 V.v.24[Richard alone, of his thoughts] they are not the first of Fortune's slaves
RJ III.v.60[Juliet alone] O Fortune, Fortune! All men call thee fickle
Sonn.111.1O for my sake do you with Fortune chide
Sonn.124.2If my dear love were but the child of state, / It might for Fortune's bastard be unfathered
Sonn.29.1in disgrace with Fortune and men's eyes
Sonn.37.3I, made lame by Fortune's dearest spite
TC III.iii.134[Ulysses to all] How some men creep in skittish Fortune's hall
Tem I.ii.178[Prospero to Miranda] bountiful Fortune, / ... hath mine enemies / Brought to this shore
Tim I.i.67[Poet to Painter] I have upon a high and pleasant hill / Feigned Fortune to be throned
Tim IV.iii.251[Timon to Apemantus] Thou art a slave whom Fortune's tender arm / With favour never clasped
TN II.v.152[Malvolio, reading Olivia's supposed letter about himself] not worthy to touch Fortune's fingers
TNK I.i.65[Theseus to First Queen] Fortune at you / Dimpled her cheeks with smiles
TNK III.i.15[Arcite alone] Tell me, O Lady Fortune, / Next after Emily my sovereign, how far / I may be proud
WT IV.iv.51.2[Perdita to Florizel] O lady Fortune, / Stand you auspicious!
WT V.i.215[Florizel to Perdita] Though Fortune, visible an enemy, / Should chase us
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