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 30 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
As You Like ItAYL II.vii.24'Tis but an hour ago since it was nine,'Tis but an houre agoe, since it was nine,
CymbelineCym I.i.61.2How long is this ago?How long is this ago?
CymbelineCym V.iv.153Overroasted rather: ready long ago.Ouer-roasted rather: ready long ago.
HamletHam III.ii.140ago, and not forgotten yet? Then there's hope a greatago, and not forgotten yet? Then there's hope, a great
Henry IV Part 11H4 I.i.26Which fourteen hundred years ago were nailedWhich fourteene hundred yeares ago were nail'd
Henry IV Part 11H4 II.iii.68He is, my lord, an hour ago.He is my Lord, an houre agone.
Henry IV Part 11H4 II.iv.308years ago, and wert taken with the manner, and everyeeres agoe, and wert taken with the manner, and euer
Henry IV Part 11H4 II.iv.320my sweet creature of bombast, how long is't ago, Jack,my sweet Creature of Bombast, how long is't agoe, Iacke,
Henry IV Part 22H4 II.iv.84to me – 'twas no longer ago than Wednesday last, i'goodto me, it was no longer agoe then Wednesday last:
Henry IV Part 22H4 III.ii.205That's fifty-five year ago.That's fiftie fiue yeeres agoe.
Henry VI Part 33H6 II.i.104Ten days ago I drowned these news in tears;Ten dayes ago, I drown'd these newes in teares.
Henry VIIIH8 III.i.120His love too long ago! I am old, my lords,His Loue, too long ago. I am old my Lords,
King Edward IIIE3 III.iii.36Yes, my good lord, and not two hours ago,Yes my good Lord, and not two owers ago,
King JohnKJ V.iii.11Are wracked three nights ago on Goodwin Sands.Are wrack'd three nights ago on Goodwin sands.
Love's Labour's LostLLL I.i.121Four days ago.Foure dayes agoe.
OthelloOth IV.i.85Where, how, how oft, how long ago, and whenWhere, how, how oft, how long ago, and when
Richard IIR2 V.i.42Of woeful ages long ago betid;Of wofull Ages, long agoe betide:
Richard IIIR3 V.iii.280He should have braved the east an hour ago.He should haue brau'd the East an houre ago,
Romeo and JulietRJ I.v.41His son was but a ward two years ago.His Sonne was but a Ward two yeares agoe.
Romeo and JulietRJ III.iv.7I would have been abed an hour ago.I would haue bin a bed an houre ago.
The Taming of the ShrewTS III.i.69Why, I am past my gamut long ago.Why, I am past my gamouth long agoe.
The Taming of the ShrewTS IV.iv.4Near twenty years ago in Genoa,Neere twentie yeares a goe in Genoa.
The Winter's TaleWT I.ii.451Two days ago. This jealousyTwo dayes agoe. This Iealousie
The Winter's TaleWT IV.iv.292We had the tune on't a month ago.We had the tune on't, a month agoe.
Timon of AthensTim III.ii.11not long ago one of his men was with the Lord Lucullusnot long agoe, one of his men was with the Lord Lucullus,
Titus AndronicusTit IV.ii.23I read it in the grammar long ago.I read it in the Grammer long agoe.
Twelfth NightTN I.ii.31For but a month ago I went from hence,For but a month ago I went from hence,
Twelfth NightTN I.v.252He might have took his answer long ago.He might haue tooke his answer long ago.
Twelfth NightTN V.i.212We made each other but so late ago.We made each other, but so late ago.
Twelfth NightTN V.i.402A great while ago the world began,A great while ago the world begon,

Glossary

 56 result(s).
adversehostile, belligerent, antagonistic
agoneago, past
agonyanguish, great distress; or: death-struggle
agoodin earnest, in a heartfelt way
agot
AmpthillAmpthill Castle, Bedfordshire; Katherine of Aragon stayed there in 1533 while her marriage to Henry VIII was annulled
beforejust now, a little while ago
brieflya little while ago, a short time past
carmancarter, carrier, wagoner
carriagewagon, gun-carriage
Charles's Wain[wagon of Charlemagne] the Plough, Ursa Major
contendingstruggling, antagonistic, opposed
contestationjoint action as enemies, shared antagonism
contrarietyoppositeness, contrariness, antagonism
Dagonet, Sir[pron: 'dagonet] King Arthur's fool
diesuffer pain, go through agony
dragonishshaped like a dragon
dragon's tail[astrology] intersection of the orbit of the descending moon and that of the sun [associated with lechery]
erewhilea short time ago, a while before
erstnot long ago, just now
firagovirago, hero, fighter
fire-drakefiery being, dragon, man with a fiery nose
flap-dragonswallow like a flap-dragon
flap-dragontiny sweetmeat, small cake
flap-dragons[game of bravado] snap-dragons: small burning objects floating on liquor, which have to be avoided while drinking; or: edible objects floating on burning liquor, to be seized and eaten
Georgebadge [of the Order of the Garter] displaying St George and the dragon
Kimboltonmanor house in Cambridgshire, where Katherine of Aragon was imprisoned
Kymmaltonmanor house in Kimbolton, Cambridgshire, where Catherine of Aragon was imprisoned
laterecently, a little while ago / before
laterecently, a little while ago
Lichas[pron: 'liykas] companion to Hercules, who brought him a poisoned tunic; after wearing it, Hercules in agony threw Lichas into the sky
mandragoramandrake plant [seen as a narcotic]
mankindman-like woman, virago; or: mad, furious, infuriated
mirrorsupreme example, paragon, model of excellence
nonpareilperson without equal, unique one, paragon
offenceopposition, hostility, antagonism
oppositeopponent, adversary, anatagonist
oppositeopposed, hostile, adverse, antagonistic [to]
paragoncompare, match, place side by side
paragonsurpass, excel, transcend
paramourmalapropism for ‘paragon’
pedagogus[Latin] teacher
Pendragonearly British king, the father of King Arthur
phoenixwonder, marvel, paragon
piece[of virtue] model, picture, paragon
princessparagon, sovereign form, ideal
Pythagoras[pron: piy'thagoras] Greek philosopher and mathematician, 6th-c BC
sinceago
stoupcup, flagon, jug, tankard
stubbornresistant, hostile, antagonistic
throeagonize, torture, cost in pain [as in childbirth]
unparagonedunsurpassable, matchless, not able to be excelled
villiagovillain, scoundrel, rogue
waywardhostile, contrary, antagonistic
while-erea while before, a short time ago
wilful-oppositestubbornly hostile, at fault for being too antagonistic

Thesaurus

 43 result(s).
agosince
agoagone
ago, a little whilebefore
ago, a little whilewhile-ere
ago, a little whileerewhile
ago, a little whilelate
ago, a little whilebriefly
ago, not longerst
agonizethroe
agony, go throughdie
anatagonistopposite
antagonismoffence
antagonismcontrariety
antagonism, sharedcontestation
antagonisticopposite
antagonisticstubborn
antagonisticwayward
antagonisticcontending
antagonisticadverse
antagonistic, toowilful-opposite
dragonfire-drake
dragon, shaped like a dragonish
fault for being too antagonisticwilful-opposite
flagonstoup
flap-dragon, swallow like a flap-dragon
not long agoerst
paragonphoenix
paragonpiece
paragonprincess
paragonnonpareil
paragonmirror
shaped like a dragondragonish
shared antagonismcontestation
short time agoerewhile
short time agowhile-ere
snap-dragonsflap-dragons
swallow like a flap-dragonflap-dragon
time ago, a shorterewhile
time ago, a shortwhile-ere
viragomankind
viragofirago
wagoncarriage
wagonercarman

Words Families

 5 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
AGOBASICago adv, agone adv
AGONYBASICagony n
AGOODBASICsee GOOD
GOODBASICagood adv
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