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All's Well That Ends WellAW I.i.89Th' ambition in my love thus plagues itself:Th' ambition in my loue thus plagues it selfe:
All's Well That Ends WellAW I.i.168His humble ambition, proud humility,His humble ambition, proud humility:
Antony and CleopatraAC III.i.22Becomes his captain's captain; and ambition,Becomes his Captaines Captaine: and Ambition
As You Like ItAYL I.i.133young fellow of France, full of ambition, anyong fellow of France, full of ambition, an
As You Like ItAYL II.v.35Who doth ambition shun,Who doth ambition shunne,
CymbelineCym III.i.49This tribute from us, we were free. Caesar's ambition,This Tribute from vs, we were free. Casars Ambition,
HamletHam II.ii.251Why, then your ambition makes it one.Why then your Ambition makes it one:
HamletHam II.ii.256Which dreams indeed are ambition.Which dreames indeed are Ambition:
HamletHam II.ii.260Truly; and I hold ambition of so airy andTruely, and I hold Ambition of so ayry and
HamletHam III.ii.43most pitiful ambition in the fool that uses it. And thenmost pittifull Ambition in the Foole that vses it.
HamletHam III.iii.55My crown, mine own ambition, and my Queen.My Crowne, mine owne Ambition, and my Queene:
HamletHam IV.iv.49Whose spirit, with divine ambition puffed,
Henry IV Part 11H4 V.iv.87Ill-weaved ambition, how much art thou shrunk.Ill-weau'd Ambition, how much art thou shrunke?
Henry VH5 V.ii.223my father's ambition! He was thinking of civil warsmy Fathers Ambition, hee was thinking of Ciuill Warres
Henry VI Part 11H6 II.iv.112Go forward, and be choked with thy ambition!Goe forward, and be choak'd with thy ambition:
Henry VI Part 11H6 II.v.123Choked with ambition of the meaner sort;Choakt with Ambition of the meaner sort.
Henry VI Part 22H6 I.i.178Pride went before; Ambition follows him.Pride went before, Ambition followes him.
Henry VI Part 22H6 I.i.200With Somerset's and Buckingham's ambition;With Somersets and Buckinghams Ambition,
Henry VI Part 22H6 II.i.32.1And thy ambition, Gloucester.And thy Ambition, Gloster.
Henry VI Part 22H6 II.ii.71At Beaufort's pride, at Somerset's ambition,At Beaufords Pride, at Somersets Ambition,
Henry VI Part 22H6 III.i.143Virtue is choked with foul ambition,Vertue is choakt with foule Ambition,
Henry VIIIH8 III.ii.254.2Thy ambition,Thy Ambition
Henry VIIIH8 III.ii.324That out of mere ambition you have causedThat out of meere Ambition, you haue caus'd
Henry VIIIH8 III.ii.440Cromwell, I charge thee, fling away ambition:Cromwel, I charge thee, fling away Ambition,
Henry VIIIH8 V.iii.63Become a churchman better than ambition.Become a Churchman, better then Ambition:
Julius CaesarJC I.ii.317Caesar's ambition shall be glanced at.Casars Ambition shall be glanced at.
Julius CaesarJC III.ii.28for his valour; and death for his ambition. Who is herefor his Valour: and Death, for his Ambition. Who is heere
Julius CaesarJC III.ii.93Ambition should be made of sterner stuff:Ambition should be made of sterner stuffe,
Julius CaesarJC III.ii.98Which he did thrice refuse. Was this ambition?Which he did thrice refuse. Was this Ambition?
King JohnKJ II.i.476Are capable of this ambition,Are capeable of this ambition,
King LearKL IV.iv.27No blown ambition doth our arms inciteNo blowne Ambition doth our Armes incite,
MacbethMac I.v.17Art not without ambition, but withoutArt not without Ambition, but without
MacbethMac I.vii.27Vaulting ambition which o'erleaps itselfVaulting Ambition, which ore-leapes it selfe,
MacbethMac II.iv.28Thriftless ambition, that wilt raven upThriftlesse Ambition, that will rauen vp
OthelloOth III.iii.347That make ambition virtue – O, farewell!That makes Ambition, Vertue! Oh farewell;
Richard IIR2 V.v.18Thoughts tending to ambition, they do plotThoughts tending to Ambition, they do plot
Richard IIIR3 III.vii.144Tongue-tied ambition, not replying, yieldedTongue-ty'd Ambition, not replying, yeelded
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW III.iii.42the period of my ambition. O this blessed hour!the period of my ambition: O this blessed houre.
The TempestTem I.ii.105With all prerogative. Hence his ambition growing – With all prerogatiue: hence his Ambition growing:
The TempestTem I.ii.483Are then most humble. I have no ambitionAre then most humble: I haue no ambition
The TempestTem II.i.246Ambition cannot pierce a wink beyond,Ambition cannot pierce a winke beyond
The TempestTem V.i.75You, brother mine, that entertained ambition,You, brother mine, that entertaine ambition,
Timon of AthensTim IV.iii.329A beastly ambition, which the gods grant theeA beastly Ambition, which the Goddes graunt thee
Timon of AthensTim V.iii.10Whose fall the mark of his ambition is.Whose fall the marke of his Ambition is.
Troilus and CressidaTC II.iii.221with praises, pour in, pour in; his ambition is dry.with praises, poure in, poure in: his ambition is dry.

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The Rape of LucreceLuc.68 Yet their ambition makes them still to fight, Yet their ambition makes them still to fight:
The Rape of LucreceLuc.411 These worlds in Tarquin new ambition bred, These worlds in TARQVIN new ambition bred,

Glossary

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outstretchedover-inflated, puffed up, swollen [by ambition]

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Words Families

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Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
AMBITIONBASICambition n, ambitious adj, ambitiously adv
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