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Search phrase: aim

Plays

 37 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
All's Well That Ends WellAW II.i.156Myself against the level of mine aim,My selfe against the leuill of mine aime,
All's Well That Ends WellAW III.ii.110Fly with false aim, move the still-piecing airFly with false ayme, moue the still-peering aire
Antony and CleopatraAC IV.xiv.71.1Though enemy, lost aim and could not?(Though Enemy) lost ayme, and could not.
As You Like ItAYL II.i.34That from the hunter's aim had ta'en a hurtThat from the Hunters aime had tane a hurt,
The Comedy of ErrorsCE III.ii.63My food, my fortune, and my sweet hope's aim,My foode, my fortune, and my sweet hopes aime;
CoriolanusCor I.ii.23We shall be shortened in our aim, which wasWe shalbe shortned in our ayme, which was
HamletHam IV.v.9The hearers to collection. They aim at it,The hearers to Collection; they ayme at it,
Henry IV Part 22H4 I.i.123That arrows fled not swifter toward their aimThat Arrowes fled not swifter toward their ayme,
Henry IV Part 22H4 I.i.149Which princes, fleshed with conquest, aim to hit.Which Princes, flesh'd with Conquest, ayme to hit.
Henry IV Part 22H4 III.i.79With a near aim, of the main chance of thingsWith a neere ayme, of the maine chance of things,
Henry IV Part 22H4 III.ii.259enemy – the foeman may with as great aim level at theEnemie, the foe-man may with as great ayme leuell at the
Henry VH5 I.ii.186To which is fixed as an aim or butt,To which is fixed as an ayme or butt,
Henry VI Part 11H6 I.iv.4Howe'er unfortunate I missed my aim.How e're vnfortunate, I miss'd my ayme.
Henry VI Part 33H6 III.i.8Here stand we both, and aim we at the best;Heere stand we both, and ayme we at the best:
Henry VI Part 33H6 III.ii.68Your highness aims at, if I aim aright.Your Highnesse aymes at, if I ayme aright.
Henry VI Part 33H6 III.ii.69To tell thee plain, I aim to lie with thee.To tell thee plaine, I ayme to lye with thee.
Henry VI Part 33H6 IV.i.124Not I; my thoughts aim at a further matter.Not I: / My thoughts ayme at a further matter:
Henry VIIIH8 III.i.138Madam, you wander from the good we aim at.Madam, you wander from the good / We ayme at.
Henry VIIIH8 V.iii.118The chief aim of his honour, and, to strengthenThe cheefe ayme of his Honour, and to strengthen
Julius CaesarJC I.ii.162What you would work me to, I have some aim:What you would worke me too, I haue some ayme:
Julius CaesarJC I.iii.52Even in the aim and very flash of it.Euen in the ayme, and very flash of it.
King JohnKJ II.i.196It ill beseems this presence to cry aimIt ill beseemes this presence to cry ayme
MacbethMac II.iii.140Is to avoid the aim. Therefore to horse,Is to auoid the ayme. Therefore to Horse,
The Merchant of VeniceMV I.i.150As I will watch the aim, or to find bothAs I will watch the ayme: Or to finde both,
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW III.ii.40proceedings all my neighbours shall cry aim.proceedings all my neighbors shall cry aime.
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW III.iv.18.1That now I aim at.That now I ayme at.
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND II.i.157Cupid all armed. A certain aim he tookCupid all arm'd; a certaine aime he tooke
Much Ado About NothingMA III.ii.86hereafter, and aim better at me by that I now willhereafter, and ayme better at me by that I now will
Much Ado About NothingMA IV.i.235But if all aim but this be levelled false,But if all ayme but this be leuelld false,
OthelloOth I.iii.6As in these cases where the aim reports(As in these Cases where the ayme reports,
PericlesPer I.ii.8Whose aim seems far too short to hit me here.Whose arme seemes farre too short to hit me here,
Richard IIIR3 III.ii.45But canst thou guess that he doth aim at it?But canst thou guesse, that he doth ayme at it?
Richard IIIR3 IV.iv.89To be the aim of every dangerous shot;To be the ayme of euery dangerous Shot;
Titus AndronicusTit V.iii.148But, gentle people, give me aim awhile,But gentle people, giue me ayme a-while,
Troilus and CressidaTC I.iii.15Bias and thwart, not answering the aimBias and thwart, not answering the ayme:
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG III.i.28But, fearing lest my jealous aim might err,But fearing lest my iealous ayme might erre,
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG V.iv.102Behold her that gave aim to all thy oaths,Behold her, that gaue ayme to all thy oathes,

Poems

 6 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
A Lover's ComplaintLC.310 Could 'scape the hail of his all-hurting aim, Could scape the haile of his all hurting ayme,
The Rape of LucreceLuc.141 The aim of all is but to nurse the life The ayme of all is but to nourse the life,
The Rape of LucreceLuc.143 And in this aim there is such thwarting strife And in this ayme there is such thwarting strife,
The Rape of LucreceLuc.579 End thy ill aim before thy shoot be ended; End thy ill ayme, before thy shoote be ended.
Venus and AdonisVen.400 His other agents aim at like delight? His other agents ayme at like delight?
Venus and AdonisVen.942 Mistakes that aim, and cleaves an infant's heart. Mistakes that aime, and cleaues an infants hart.

Glossary

 32 result(s).
affectcultivate, aim at, seek out
aimguess, conjecture, surmise
aim[archery] show applause, shout approval [of]
aimguess, conjecture, surmise
aimtarget, object, goal
aimjudge, consider, rate
aim[archery] guide one's efforts, help one's aim
bendaim, direct, level, turn
buttgoal, aim, target [as in archery]
driftplan, intention, aim
driveshoot, strike at, aim blows at
endpurpose, aim, design
followaim at, relate to, pertain to
hitagree, be in accord; or: strive, aim
intentintention, purpose, aim
levelaim, direct, target
level[archery] direct aim, target, range
levelaim for, have as a target
marktarget, goal, aim
markreach, aim, range
meteaim, level
mistress(bowls) the jack - the smaller bowl at which the players aim
overshoot[miss a target by shooting too high] go astray in aim, wide of the mark
playplay guns on, aim at; also: torment
pointaim, purpose, culmination
point-blankstraight, with a direct aim
purposeintention, aim, plan
scopegoal, prospect, purpose, aim
studyaim, object, purpose
traverse[unclear meaning] take aim, about turn
trytry for, aim at, aspire to
workingaim, endeavour, performance

Thesaurus

 29 result(s).
aimdrift
aimbutt
aimintent
aimbend
aimworking
aimpoint
aimmete
aimmark
aimpurpose
aimend
aimhit
aimmark
aimlevel
aimscope
aimstudy
aim ataffect
aim attry
aim atfollow
aim atplay
aim blowsdrive
aim forlevel
aim, direct [in archery]level
aim, go astray inovershoot
aim, help one's [in archery]aim
aim, taketraverse
aim, with a directpoint-blank
astray in aim, goovershoot
blows, aimdrive
direct aim [in archery]level

Themes and Topics

 2 result(s).
Ly... iv 4 howe’er unfortunate i missed my aim willing h8 iv ii 130 most...
Frequently Encountered Words (FEW)... (adj ) intent (n ) intention purpose aim aw i iii 213 [countess to helena] had y...
...sently (adv ) 2 purpose (n ) intention aim plan kl i iv 235 [gonerill to lear] un...

Words Families

 2 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
AIMBASICaim n, aim v
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