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Search phrase: aby

Plays

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PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND III.ii.175Lest to thy peril thou aby it dear.Lest to thy perill thou abide it deare.
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND III.ii.335.1Thou shalt aby it.Thou shalt abide it.

Glossary

 21 result(s).
abysuffer for, pay for, atone for
abysmabyss, chasm, gulf
Acheron[pron: 'akeron] Underworld abyss and river, which souls of the dead must cross
aglet-baby[unclear meaning] small ornamental figure forming the tag of a lace
Ariadne[ari'adnee] daughter of Minos who helped Theseus find his way through the labyrinth, and then fled with him; Theseus abandoned her while she slept at Naxos
babydoll
barnchild, baby
BelBabylonian god, in the Bible discredited by Daniel
childbaby girl
Daedalus[pron: 'dedalus] legendary Athenian inventor who made the labyrinth for King Minos in Crete; escaped to Sicily with wings made for himsef and his son Icarus
Danielin the Bible, influential Babylonian administrator and visionary
gulfabyss, chasm, pit
mazechance wandering about, labyrinthine business
Minos['minos] king of Crete, who imprisoned Daedalus and his son Icarus for helping Theseus escape from his labyrinth
Minotaur['minotawr] son of Pasiphae and a bull from the sea, half bull and half human; kept in Minos' labyrinth; killed by Theseus
Nabuchadnezzar[pron: nabookad'nezer] Nebuchadnezzar, king of Babylon, 6th-c BC
PabylonWelsh pronunciation of 'Babylon'
rabbit-suckersucking rabbit, baby rabbit
swathing-clothesswaddling clothes, cloths for wrapping round a new-born baby
wantonspoilt child, pampered baby, weakling
Whore of Babylonin the Bible, a prostitute figure, taken as a symbol of degenerate Rome, and thus of Roman Catholicism

Thesaurus

 17 result(s).
abyssgulf
abyssabysm
babybarn
baby girlchild
baby rabbitrabbit-sucker
baby, clothes forswathing-clothes
baby, pamperedwanton
BabylonNabuchadnezzar
BabylonWhore of Babylon
BabylonDaniel
BabylonBel
cloths for wrapping round a new-born babyswathing-clothes
girl, babychild
labyrinthAriadne
labyrinthine businessmaze
pampered babywanton
rabbit, babyrabbit-sucker

Themes and Topics

 1 result(s).
Ly...mnd iii.ii.175 lest to thy peril thou aby it dear dishonourable 1h4 iv.ii...

Words Families

 2 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
ABYBASICaby v
ABYSMBASICabysm n
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