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Search phrase: abstract

Plays

 8 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
All's Well That Ends WellAW IV.iii.85month's length apiece, By an abstract of success: I havemoneths length a peece, by an abstract of successe: I haue
Antony and CleopatraAC I.iv.9A man who is the abstract of all faultsa man, who is th' abstracts of all faults,
Antony and CleopatraAC III.vi.61Being an obstruct 'tween his lust and him.Being an abstract 'tweene his Lust, and him.
HamletHam II.ii.522they are the abstract and brief chronicles of the time.they are the Abstracts and breefe Chronicles of the time.
King Edward IIIE3 II.i.82Whose body is an abstract or a brief,Whose bodie is an abstract or a breefe,
King JohnKJ II.i.101This little abstract doth contain that largeThis little abstract doth containe that large,
Richard IIIR3 IV.iv.28Brief abstract and record of tedious days,Breefe abstract and record of tedious dayes,
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW IV.ii.58abstract for the remembrance of such places, and goesabstract for the remembrance of such places, and goes

Glossary

 7 result(s).
abstract[unclear meaning] something removed, withdrawal; abridgement
abstractsummary, digest
abstractlist, register, inventory
abstractepitome, embodiment, personification
epitomeminiature, abridgement, abstract
truthabstract principle, general rule
unbodiedabstract, conceptual, formless

Thesaurus

 4 result(s).
abstractepitome
abstractunbodied
abstract principletruth
principle, abstracttruth

Themes and Topics

 2 result(s).
Functional shift...essing everyday notions, or of avoiding abstract locutions, as when lip a wanton replace...
...a god’. it is very unusual to find an abstract noun converted to a verb, though a few ...
...em again * in sense of ‘put ashore’ abstract notions item location example ...
Who and who...mantic range of who is wider, including abstract concepts, objects, and animals: among t...

Words Families

 1 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
ABSTRACTBASICabstract n
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