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Search phrase: alter

Plays

 16 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
CoriolanusCor V.iv.9Is't possible that so short a time can alter theIs't possible, that so short a time can alter the
Henry VH5 V.ii.87Augment, or alter, as your wisdoms bestAugment, or alter, as your Wisdomes best
Henry VIIIH8 I.i.189That he would please to alter the King's courseThat he would please to alter the Kings course,
King JohnKJ III.i.311Thou virtuous Dauphin, alter not the doomthou vertuous Daulphin, / Alter not the doome
MacbethMac I.v.70To alter favour ever is to fear.To alter fauor, euer is to feare:
The Merchant of VeniceMV IV.i.216Can alter a decree established.Can alter a decree established:
The Merchant of VeniceMV IV.i.239To alter me. I stay here on my bond.To alter me: I stay heere on my bond.
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW II.i.48knights will hack, and so thou shouldst not alter theKnights will hacke, and so thou shouldst not alter the
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND II.i.107The seasons alter; hoary-headed frostsThe seasons alter; hoared headed frosts
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND II.ii.67Thy love ne'er alter till thy sweet life end.Thy loue nere alter, till thy sweet life end.
Much Ado About NothingMA I.iii.34am, and seek not to alter me.am, and seeke not to alter me.
Much Ado About NothingMA II.iii.231but doth not the appetite alter? A man loves the meat inbut doth not the appetite alter? a man loues the meat in
PericlesPer III.i.75Alter thy course for Tyre. When canst thou reach it?Alter thy course for Tyre: When canst thou reach it?
Richard IIR2 III.ii.214To alter this; for counsel is but vain.To alter this, for counsaile is but vaine.
Twelfth NightTN II.v.152touch Fortune's fingers. Farewell. She that would altertouch Fortunes fingers Farewell, Shee that would alter
The Winter's TaleWT I.i.33malice or matter to alter it. You have an unspeakableMalice or Matter, to alter it. You haue an vnspeakable

Poems

 3 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
The Rape of LucreceLuc.651 Add to his flow, but alter not his taste.’ Adde to his flowe, but alter not his tast.
The Rape of LucreceLuc.948 To blot old books and alter their contents, To blot old bookes, and alter their contents,
SonnetsSonn.36.7 Which though it alter not love's sole effect, Which though it alter not loues sole effect,

Glossary

 14 result(s).
alterchange, exchange
bendchange, alter, turn in a new direction
convertchange, transform, alter
disfigurestand for, disguise, alter the appearance of
geniusalter ego, second self
metamorphosetransform, alter one's disposition, change one's shape
moveshake one's resolve, alter one's position
razealter, take away, get rid of
revoltchange sides, alter allegiance, desert
translatechange, transform, alter
transposechange, transform, alter
trans-shapetransform, transmute, alter the shape of
turnchange, transform, alter
turnadapt, alter, modify

Thesaurus

 19 result(s).
allegiance, alterrevolt
alterturn
alterbend
alterturn
altertranslate
alterconvert
altertranspose
alterraze
alter allegiancerevolt
alter appearancedisfigure
alter appearanceexchange
alter dispositionmetamorphose
alter egogenius
alter positionmove
alter the shapetrans-shape
appearance, alterdisfigure
disposition, altermetamorphose
position, altermove
shape, alter thetrans-shape

Words Families

 4 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
ALTERBASICalter v, alteration n, altered adj, altering adj
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