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Search phrase: amen

Plays

 76 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND II.ii.68Amen, amen, to that fair prayer say I,Amen, amen, to that faire prayer, say I,
Antony and CleopatraAC I.ii.71Amen. Dear goddess, hear that prayer of the people!Amen, deere Goddesse, heare that prayer of the people.
Antony and CleopatraAC I.ii.76Amen.Amen.
Antony and CleopatraAC II.ii.158.2Happily, amen.Happily, Amen.
As You Like ItAYL III.iii.44Amen. A man may, if he were of a fearfulAmen. A man may if he were of a fearful
CoriolanusCor II.iii.136Amen, amen. God save thee, noble Consul!Amen, Amen. God saue thee, Noble Consull.
CoriolanusCor II.iii.157Amen, sir. To my poor unworthy notice,Amen, Sir: to my poore vnworthy notice,
CoriolanusCor III.iii.37.2Amen, amen.Amen, Amen.
CymbelineCym III.iv.195.2Amen: I thank thee.Amen: I thanke thee.
CymbelineCym IV.iv.47.2So say I, amen.So say I, Amen.
HamletHam II.ii.39Ay, amen!Amen.
Henry IV Part 11H4 II.iv.112too, marry and amen! Give me a cup of sack, boy. Ere Itoo, marry and Amen. Giue me a cup of Sacke Boy. Ere I
Henry VH5 V.ii.21To cry ‘ Amen ’ to that, thus we appear.To cry Amen to that, thus we appeare.
Henry VH5 V.ii.348Amen!Amen.
Henry VH5 V.ii.360Receive each other, God speak this ‘Amen'!Receiue each other. God speake this Amen.
Henry VH5 V.ii.361Amen!Amen.
Henry VIIIH8 II.iii.56.2Now I pray God, amen!Now I pray God, Amen.
Henry VIIIH8 III.ii.45.2My amen to't!My Amen too't.
Henry VIIIH8 III.ii.54.2Marry, amen!Marry Amen.
Henry VIIIH8 V.i.24Cry the amen, and yet my conscience saysCry the Amen, and yet my Conscience sayes
Henry VIIIH8 V.v.11.2Amen.Amen.
King JohnKJ II.i.287Amen, amen! Mount, chevaliers! To arms!Amen, Amen, mount Cheualiers to Armes.
King JohnKJ III.i.181Good father Cardinal, cry thou ‘ Amen ’Good Father Cardinall, cry thou Amen
Love's Labour's LostLLL IV.iii.92Amen, so I had mine! Is not that a good word?Amen, so I had mine: Is not that a good word?
MacbethMac II.ii.26One cried ‘ God bless us!’ and ‘ Amen ’ the other,One cry'd God blesse vs, and Amen the other,
MacbethMac II.ii.28Listening their fear I could not say ‘ Amen ’Listning their feare, I could not say Amen,
MacbethMac II.ii.31But wherefore could not I pronounce ‘ Amen ’?But wherefore could not I pronounce Amen?
MacbethMac II.ii.32I had most need of blessing, and ‘ Amen ’I had most need of Blessing, and Amen
MacbethMac IV.iii.163.2Sir, amen.Sir, Amen.
Measure for MeasureMM I.ii.6Amen.Amen.
Measure for MeasureMM II.ii.157.2Amen.Amen.
Much Ado About NothingMA I.i.204Amen, if you love her; for the lady is veryAmen, if you loue her, for the Ladie is verie
Much Ado About NothingMA II.i.94Amen.Amen.
Much Ado About NothingMA II.i.96Amen.Amen.
Much Ado About NothingMA II.i.280Grace say Amen to it!grace say, Amen to it.
OthelloOth II.i.189.2Amen to that, sweet Powers!Amen to rhat (sweet Powers)
OthelloOth III.iv.160Lady, amen!Lady, Amen.
OthelloOth V.ii.34.2Amen, with all my heart!Amen, with all my heart.
OthelloOth V.ii.57.2I say, amen.I say, Amen.
Richard IIR2 I.iii.102Strong as a tower in hope, I cry ‘ Amen!’Strong as a towre in hope, I cry Amen.
Richard IIR2 I.iv.65Amen!
Richard IIR2 IV.i.172God save the King! Will no man say Amen?God saue the King: will no man say, Amen?
Richard IIR2 IV.i.173Am I both priest and clerk? Well then, Amen.Am I both Priest, and Clarke? well then, Amen.
Richard IIR2 IV.i.175And yet Amen if Heaven do think him me.And yet Amen, if Heauen doe thinke him mee.
Richard IIIR3 I.iii.21To your good prayers will scarcely say amen.To your good prayer, will scarsely say, Amen.
Richard IIIR3 II.ii.109Amen! (Aside) And make me die a good old man!Amen, and make me die a good old man,
Richard IIIR3 III.vii.240Amen.Amen.
Richard IIIR3 IV.iv.198Abides in me, I say amen to her.Abides in me, I say Amen to her.
Richard IIIR3 V.v.8Great God of heaven, say amen to all!Great God of Heauen, say Amen to all.
Richard IIIR3 V.v.22What traitor hears me, and says not amen?What Traitor heares me, and sayes not Amen?
Richard IIIR3 V.v.41That she may long live here, God say amen!That she may long liue heere, God say, Amen.
Romeo and JulietRJ II.vi.3Amen, amen! But come what sorrow can,Amen, amen, but come what sorrow can,
Romeo and JulietRJ III.v.229Amen!Amen.
Romeo and JulietRJ IV.v.8Marry, and amen! How sound is she asleep!Marrie and Amen: how sound is she a sleepe?
The Merchant of VeniceMV II.ii.181Thus with my hat, and sigh and say amen,Thus with my hat, and sigh and say Amen:
The Merchant of VeniceMV III.i.19Let me say amen betimes lest the devil cross myLet me say Amen betimes, least the diuell crosse my
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW III.iii.194Amen.Amen.
The Taming of the ShrewTS induction.2.97Amen.Amen.
The Taming of the ShrewTS II.i.313Amen, say we. We will be witnesses.Amen say we, we will be witnesses.
The TempestTem II.ii.92I will help his ague. Come! (Caliban drinks) Amen! II will helpe his Ague: Come: Amen, I
The TempestTem V.i.204.2I say amen, Gonzalo.I say Amen, Gonzallo.
The TempestTem V.i.215.2Be it so! Amen.Be it so, Amen.
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG V.i.8Amen, amen! Go on, good Eglamour,Amen, Amen: goe on (good Eglamoure)
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK I.iv.3Be wished upon thy head, I cry amen to't.Be wishd upon thy head, I cry Amen too't.
Timon of AthensTim I.ii.69Amen. So fall to't.Amen. So fall too't:
Timon of AthensTim IV.i.41Amen.Amen.
Timon of AthensTim IV.iii.451And gold confound you howsoe'er. Amen.And Gold confound you howsoere: Amen.
Titus AndronicusTit IV.ii.44Here lacks but your mother for to say amen.Heere lack's but you mother for to say, Amen.
Troilus and CressidaTC I.iii.303Amen.Amen.
Troilus and CressidaTC II.iii.21‘ Amen.’ – What ho! My Lord Achilles!Amen: What ho? my Lord Achilles?
Troilus and CressidaTC II.iii.32upon't, she never shrouded any but lazars. Amen. – vpon't she neuer shrowded any but Lazars, Amen.
Troilus and CressidaTC III.ii.202Pandars! Say ‘ Amen.’Panders: say, Amen.
Troilus and CressidaTC III.ii.203Amen.Amen.
Troilus and CressidaTC III.ii.204Amen.Amen.
Troilus and CressidaTC III.ii.205Amen. Whereupon I will show you a chamberAmen. Whereupon I will shew you a Chamber,
Twelfth NightTN IV.ii.101Topas! (In priest's voice) Marry, amen! (In own voice)Topas: Marry Amen.

Poems

 1 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
SonnetsSonn.85.6 And like unlettered clerk still cry Amen And like vnlettered clarke still crie Amen,

Glossary

 148 result(s).
accommodationamenity, convenience, comfort
adorningadornment, decoration, ornamentation
aglet(plural) tiny shining ornaments worn on a dress, spangles
aglet-baby[unclear meaning] small ornamental figure forming the tag of a lace
amendcure, heal, improve
amendget better, recover, revive, heal
amendmake better, ameliorate, lessen the evil of
amendmentrecovery, recuperation, improvement
amendsrecovery, cure, improvement in health
andironornamental iron support in a fireplace
arbitrament, arbitrementdecision, judgement, verdict
arbitrament, arbitrementadjudication, judicious examination
arbitrament, arbitrementdeciding of a dispute, determination, settlement
armsweapons, armaments
artere, artire[early spelling of ‘artery’] sinew, ligament, tendon
artire[early spelling of 'artery'] sinew, ligament, tendon
banneretsmall banner, ornamental streamer
bemoaninglamenting, plaintive, sorrowful
bentdisposition, constitution, temperament
blisteredornamented with puffs, displaying slashes to show the lining
bodkinhair-pin, pin-shaped ornament
bossedornamented, studded
box-treetype of ornamental thick shrub
brandornamental flaming torch [associated with Cupid]
breadsacramental wafer eaten during a religious service
broochjewel, ornament
broochadorn, beautify, display as an ornament
bugle-braceletbracelet adorned with ornamental tube-shaped glass beads
canopysky, firmament
caresorrowing, grieving, lamentation
censerperfuming vessel with a perforated and ornamented lid
coming-onamenable, agreeable, compliant
compassionatefull of lamentation, piteously appealing
complainlament, bewail, bemoan
complaininglamentation, sorrowing, mourning
complexionnatural trait, disposition, temperament, nature
composurecharacter, temperament, make-up
condolelament, grieve, express great sorrow
condolementgrief, sorrowing, lamenting
constellation[the stars were thought to influence people and events] disposition, character, temperament
constitutiondisposition, temperament, mood
contentednot disposed to complain, amenable
convocationassembly, gathering, parliament
copesky, heavens, firmament
cutornamental gap in a dress to show the colour underneath
dancing-rapierornamental sword worn in dancing
deploretell with grief, express with lamentation
dire-lamentingdeeply sorrowing, dreadfully lamenting
dispositioncomposure, state of mind, temperament
dispositionaffectation, show of temperament
dispositionnatural temperament, normal state of mind
dolorsorrow, grief, lamentation
doloursorrow, grief, lamentation
easyopen, receptive, amenable
elegylove-poem, song of lamentation
embossedcovered as if with ornamental studs
figurecover with a pattern, embellish, ornament
figureddecorated, ornamented, adorned with designs
flamenpriest serving a particular deity
flourishornamentation, decoration, adornment
footclothstately ornamental cloth worn over the back of a horse
fore-bemoanedpreviously lamented
frontletforehead, ornamental headband [of frowns]
geldingcastrated horse; horse that is placid in temperament
goodamenable, tractable, manageable
grand guardpiece of tournament armour protecting the chest and left shoulder
greetbewail, lament, weep for
guardadorn, ornament, deck out
guardedornamented, trimmed, tricked out
habitudecharacter, disposition, temperament
harnessarmed men, men-at-arms, armament
hatchedinlaid, streaked, ornamented
humorouscapricious, moody, temperamental
humourmood, disposition, frame of mind, temperament [as determined by bodily fluids]
inclinationcharacter, temperament, disposition
instrumentweapon, armament
jewelfine ornament, costly adornment
justjoust, tournament
knacktrifle, knick-knack, ornament
knaveryshowy adornment, trumpery, ornamentation
laceornament, trim, bedeck [as if with lace]
lamegive the appearance of lameness to, make deficient [by comparison]
lamentablesorrowful, mournful, sad
lamentablymournfully, dolefully, sorrowfully
linelineament, distinctive feature
lineamentline, feature, characteristic, attribute
lineament(plural) parts of the body, form, shape
lineamentpersonal appearance, distinctive quality
list(usually plural) combat arena at a tournament
Marsplanet particularly associated with martial or aggressive temperaments
meanlament, mourn, make complaint
mendamend, improve, make better, put right
mendamend, save [in emphatic expressions]
mettlespirit, temperament, disposition
moangrief, lamentation, sorrow, complaint
nervesinew, ligament, muscle
nicewhimsical, capricious, temperamental
ornamentspecial quality, distinction
ornament(plural) robes, garments, attire
ouchornament, gem; also: sore
outrageoustemperamental, capricious, volatile
palliamentrobe, gown [of someone aspiring to Roman consulship]
passpredicament, juncture, critical point
peacestate of calm, amenable condition
pinkedornamented with perforations, pierced, scalloped
plaincomplain, lament, bewail
plainingcomplaining, moaning, lamenting
plainsonglacking ornament, melodically simple
plaintlamentation, expression of sorrow
pommelornamental knob
predicamentcategory, class, division
rebatostiff ornamental collar, ruff
redeem[of time lost] get back, buy back, make amends for
redressremedy, amendment, improvement
ruthfulpiteous, lamentable, woeful
satisfyatone, do penance, make amends
Saturnplanet particularly associated with melancholic, morose, or vengeful temperaments
sleded, sleidedfinely divided, filamented
sleidedfinely divided, filamented
sorrowmourning, lamentation
spiritdisposition, temperament, frame of mind
spleenativeof angry temperament, hot-headed
splenitive, spleenativeof angry temperament, hot-headed
stickler-likelike a tournament umpire
tasselornamental fringe
temperframe of mind, temperament, disposition
temporizecompromise, conform, become amenable
testamentwill, last will and testament
threne, threnosdirge, lament, funeral song
tilterjouster, tournament competitor
tilt-yardtournament ground
tirehead-dress, ornament for the head, raiment
tourneytake part in a tournament
toytrinket, trifle, trivial ornament
trappingsornaments, embellishments, bits and pieces
trickingcostumes, ornamentation, decking out, costumery
triumphpublic festivity, pageant, display of celebration, tournament
unbewailedunbemoaned, without lamentation
unluckyunfortunate, lamentable, disastrous
unpinkedunadorned, lacking ornamentation
untrimmedunadorned, lacking ornament
vizamentmalapropism for ‘advisement’ [consideration]
wailbewail, lament, grieve [for]
weighmake amends for, compensate for
welkinsky, firmament, heavens
well-a-daylamentation, grief, sorrowing
wetweep for, lament with tears
windsighing, lamenting breath

Thesaurus

 149 result(s).
amenablegood
amenableeasy
amenablecoming-on
amenablecontented
amenable conditionpeace
amenable, becometemporize
amendmend
amendmend
amendmentredress
amends, makeweigh
amends, makesatisfy
amends, makeredeem
amenityaccommodation
angry temperament, ofsplenitive, spleenative
appearance of lameness, give thelame
armamentarms
armamentharness
armamentinstrument
bracelet adorned with ornamental tube-shaped glass beadsbugle-bracelet
breath, lamentingwind
collar, stiff ornamentalrebato
combat arena at a tournamentlist
competitor, tournamenttilter
covered as if with ornamental studsembossed
dancing, ornamental sword worn indancing-rapier
display as an ornamentbrooch
express with lamentationdeplore
filamentedsleded, sleided
fine ornamentjewel
fireplace, ornamental iron support in aandiron
firmamentwelkin
firmamentcanopy
firmamentcope
flaming torch, ornamentalbrand
fringe, ornamentaltassel
ground, tournamenttilt-yard
headband, ornamentalfrontlet
iron support in a fireplace, ornamentalandiron
knob, ornamentalpommel
lace, ornamental figure forming the tag of a aglet-baby
lameness, give the appearance oflame
lamentmean
lamentwail
lamentthrene, threnos
lamentcomplain
lamentcondole
lamentgreet
lamentplain
lament with tearswet
lamentableruthful
lamentableunlucky
lamentationsorrow
lamentationplaint
lamentationmoan
lamentationdolour
lamentationwell-a-day
lamentationcare
lamentationcomplaining
lamentation, express withdeplore
lamentation, full ofcompassionate
lamentation, song ofelegy
lamentation, withoutunbewailed
lamented previouslyfore-bemoaned
lamentingplaining
lamentingcondolement
lamentingbemoaning
lamenting breathwind
lamenting dreadfullydire-lamenting
last will and testamenttestament
ligamentnerve
ligamentartere, artire
lineamentline
martial temperamentMars
natural temperamentdisposition
ornamentbrooch
ornamentfigure
ornamentlace
ornamentknack
ornamentguard
ornamentouch
ornament for the headtire
ornament, display asbrooch
ornament, finejewel
ornament, lackinguntrimmed
ornament, lackingplainsong
ornament, pin-shapedbodkin
ornament, trivialtoy
ornamental braceletbugle-bracelet
ornamental fringetassel
ornamental iron support in a fireplaceandiron
ornamental knobpommel
ornamental streamerbanneret
ornamental studs, covered as if withembossed
ornamentationflourish
ornamentationknavery
ornamentationadorning
ornamentation, lackingunpinked
ornamentedfigured
ornamentedhatched
ornamentedguarded
ornamentedbossed
ornamented with perforationspinked
ornamented with puffsblistered
ornamentstrappings
ornaments on a dress, tiny shining aglet
parliamentconvocation
perforations, ornamented withpinked
pin-shaped ornamentbodkin
predicamentpass
previously lamentedfore-bemoaned
puffs, ornamented withblistered
sacramental waferbread
shrub, ornamental thick box-tree
small ornamental figure forming the tag of a laceaglet-baby
song of lamentationelegy
streamer, ornamentalbanneret
studs, covered as if with ornamentalembossed
sword worn in dancing, ornamentaldancing-rapier
take part in a tournamenttourney
tears, lament withwet
temperamenthabitude
temperamentspirit
temperamentmettle
temperamentdisposition
temperamenttemper
temperamentinclination
temperamentconstitution
temperamentconstellation
temperamentcomposure
temperamentcomplexion
temperamentbent
temperamenthumour
temperament, martialMars
temperament, naturaldisposition
temperament, of angrysplenitive, spleenative
temperament, show ofdisposition
temperamentalhumorous
temperamentaloutrageous
temperamentalnice
torch, ornamental flamingbrand
tournamentjust
tournamenttriumph
tournament competitortilter
tournament groundtilt-yard
tournament, take part in a tourney
trivial ornamenttoy
umpire, like a tournamentstickler-like
wafer, sacramentalbread
will and testament, lasttestament

Words Families

 5 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
AMENBASICAmen int
AMENDBASICamend v, amending n, amendment n, amends n
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