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Search phrase: amorous

Plays

 22 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND II.i.68To amorous Phillida. Why art thou hereTo amorous Phillida. Why art thou heere
All's Well That Ends WellAW III.v.68Maybe the amorous Count solicits herMay be the amorous Count solicites her
All's Well That Ends WellAW V.iii.68Send forth your amorous token for fair Maudlin.Send forth your amorous token for faire Maudlin,
Antony and CleopatraAC I.v.28That am with Phoebus' amorous pinches blackThat am with Phobus amorous pinches blacke,
Antony and CleopatraAC II.i.33This amorous surfeiter would have donned his helmThis amorous Surfetter would haue donn'd his Helme
Antony and CleopatraAC II.ii.202As amorous of their strokes. For her own person,As amorous of their strokes. For her owne person,
CymbelineCym V.v.195'Twixt amorous and villainous. Being thus quenched'Twixt Amorous, and Villanous. Being thus quench'd
King LearKL I.i.47Long in our court have made their amorous sojourn,Long in our Court, haue made their amorous soiourne,
Much Ado About NothingMA I.i.304And strong encounter of my amorous tale.And strong incounter of my amorous tale:
Much Ado About NothingMA II.i.141Sure my brother is amorous on Hero and hathSure my brother is amorous on Hero, and hath
OthelloOth V.ii.212And she did gratify his amorous worksAnd she did gratifie his amorous workes
Richard IIIR3 I.i.15Nor made to court an amorous looking-glass;Nor made to court an amorous Looking-glasse:
Romeo and JulietRJ III.ii.8Lovers can see to do their amorous ritesLouers can see to doe their Amorous rights,
Romeo and JulietRJ V.iii.103That unsubstantial death is amorous,Shall I beleeue, that vnsubstantiall death is amorous?
The Merchant of VeniceMV II.viii.9Lorenzo and his amorous Jessica.Lorenzo and his amorous Iessica.
The Taming of the ShrewTS I.ii.141A proper stripling and an amorous!A proper stripling, and an amorous.
The Taming of the ShrewTS III.i.61Our fine musician groweth amorous.Our fine Musitian groweth amorous.
The Taming of the ShrewTS III.ii.146The quaint musician, amorous Licio – The quaint Musician, amorous Litio,
Titus AndronicusTit II.i.15Hast prisoner held, fettered in amorous chains,Hast prisoner held, fettred in amorous chaines,
Troilus and CressidaTC III.iii.223Shall from your neck unloose his amorous fold,Shall from your necke vnloose his amorous fould,
Troilus and CressidaTC IV.v.282But gives all gaze and bent of amorous viewBut giues all gaze and bent of amorous view
Troilus and CressidaTC V.v.4Tell her I have chastised the amorous Trojan,Tell her, I haue chastis'd the amorous Troyan.

Poems

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PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
A Lover's ComplaintLC.154 Of this false jewel, and his amorous spoil. Of this false Iewell, and his amorous spoile.

Glossary

 24 result(s).
amiableamorous, loving, tender
amorousexpressing love
approachadvances, amorous attention
assailingwooing, loving, amorous
brawlingclamorous, noisy, tumultuous
dalliancelove-talk, flirting, amorous caressing
dallyflirt, be amorous, engage in love-play
eliadamorous glance, look of love, ogle
encounterliaison, intercourse, amorous affair
exclamationloud reproach, outcry, clamorous complaint
fancylove, amorousness, infatuation
fantasyardent desire, amorous fancy
gamegame of love, amorous play
gamesterone drawn to amorous sport, one who plays the game, prostitute
jollyamorous, lustful, licentious
lapwingtype of plover [bird with wily methods of escaping the notice of predators; associated with amorous intrigue]
loudclamorous, loudly supported; or: pressing, urgent
loudhectic, noisy, clamorous
lovelyloving, amorous
love-pratelove-chatter, amorous talk
oeillade[pron: 'iliad, uh'yahd] ] amorous glance, look of love, ogle
sportsexual recreation, intercourse, amorous dalliance
sportiveamorous, wanton, sexual
toyflirt, dally, make amorous sport

Thesaurus

 32 result(s).
affair, amorousencounter
amorousjolly
amoroussportive
amorouslovely
amorousassailing
amorousamiable
amorous affairencounter
amorous attentionapproach
amorous caressingdalliance
amorous dalliancesport
amorous fancyfantasy
amorous glanceoeillade
amorous glanceeliad
amorous playgame
amorous sport, maketoy
amorous sport, one drawn togamester
amorous talklove-prate
amorous, bedally
amorousnessfancy
attention, amorousapproach
caressing, amorousdalliance
clamorousloud
clamorousloud
clamorousbrawling
clamorous complaintexclamation
complaint, clamorousexclamation
dalliance, amoroussport
fancy, amorousfantasy
glance, amorouseliad
glance, amorousoeillade
play, amorousgame
talk, amorouslove-prate

Themes and Topics

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Humours...e blood optimistic, passionate, amorous , courageous hotspur (as described by ...
Non-classical legend, romance, and folklore...on pipes of corn, and versing love / to amorous phillida traditional name given to a ...

Words Families

 4 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
AMOROUSBASICamorous adj, amorously adv
AMOROUSSTATEenamour v
ENAMOURBASICsee AMOROUS
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