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Plays

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PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND I.i.41I beg the ancient privilege of Athens:I beg the ancient priuiledge of Athens;
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND III.ii.215And will you rent our ancient love asunder,And will you rent our ancient loue asunder,
All's Well That Ends WellAW V.iii.159Derived from the ancient Capilet.Deriued from the ancient Capilet,
CoriolanusCor II.i.220Upon their ancient malice will forgetVpon their ancient mallice, will forget
CoriolanusCor IV.i.3Where is your ancient courage? You were usedWhere is your ancient Courage? You were vs'd
CoriolanusCor IV.ii.7.1Stand in their ancient strength.stand in their ancient strength.
CoriolanusCor IV.v.99My throat to thee and to thy ancient malice;My throat to thee, and to thy Ancient Malice:
CoriolanusCor IV.v.106A root of ancient envy. If JupiterA roote of Ancient Enuy. If Iupiter
CymbelineCym V.iii.15Which gave advantage to an ancient soldier – Which gaue aduantage to an ancient Soldiour
CymbelineCym V.iv.30.3an ancient matron (his wife, and mother to Posthumus) with musican ancient Matron (his wife, & Mother to Posthumus) with Musicke
HamletHam V.i.29Come, my spade. There is no ancient gentlemenCome, my Spade; there is no ancient Gentlemen,
Henry IV Part 11H4 II.iv.405the name of pitch. This pitch – as ancient writers do report – the Name of Pitch: this Pitch (as ancient Writers doe report)
Henry IV Part 11H4 III.ii.104Leads ancient lords and reverend bishops onLeades ancient Lords, and reuerent Bishops on
Henry IV Part 11H4 IV.ii.30dishonourable-ragged than an old fazed ancient. Anddis-honorable ragged, then an old-fac'd Ancient; and
Henry IV Part 22H4 II.iii.47With new lamenting ancient oversights.With new lamenting ancient Ouer-sights.
Henry IV Part 22H4 II.iv.67Sir, Ancient Pistol's below, and would speakSir, Ancient Pistoll is below, and would speake
Henry IV Part 22H4 II.iv.80Dost thou hear? It is mine ancient.Do'st thou heare? it is mine Ancient.
Henry IV Part 22H4 II.iv.82ancient swagger, 'a comes not in my doors. I was beforeancient Swaggerer comes not in my doores. I was before
Henry IV Part 22H4 II.iv.106Enter Ancient Pistol, Bardolph, and the PageEnter Pistol, and Bardolph and his Boy.
Henry IV Part 22H4 II.iv.107Welcome, Ancient Pistol! Here, Pistol, IWelcome Ancient Pistol. Here (Pistol) I
Henry IV Part 22H4 II.iv.147Pray thee go down, good ancient.'Pray thee goe downe, good Ancient.
Henry IV Part 22H4 II.iv.167Be gone, good ancient; this will grow to aBe gone, good Ancient: this will grow to a
Henry VH5 II.i.3What, are Ancient Pistol and you friends yet?What, are Ancient Pistoll and you friends yet?
Henry VH5 II.i.24Here comes Ancient Pistol and his wife. GoodHeere comes Ancient Pistoll and his wife: good
Henry VH5 V.i.67Will you mock at an ancient tradition, begun upon anwill you mocke at an ancient Tradition began vppon an
Henry VI Part 11H6 II.iv.93Corrupted, and exempt from ancient gentry?Corrupted, and exempt from ancient Gentry?
Henry VI Part 11H6 V.iii.27My ancient incantations are too weak,My ancient Incantations are too weake,
Henry VI Part 22H6 I.i.5So, in the famous ancient city Tours,So in the Famous Ancient City, Toures,
Henry VI Part 22H6 I.i.142We shall begin our ancient bickerings.We shall begin our ancient bickerings:
Henry VI Part 22H6 III.i.170The ancient proverb will be well effected:The ancient Prouerbe will be well effected,
Henry VI Part 22H6 IV.viii.25these arms till you had recovered your ancient freedom.these Armes til you had recouered your ancient Freedome.
King Edward IIIE3 III.iii.174As ancient custom is of martialists,As ancient custome is of Martialists,
King JohnKJ IV.ii.18This act is as an ancient tale new told,This acte, is as an ancient tale new told,
King LearKL I.ii.144parent, death, dearth, dissolutions of ancient amities,
King LearKL II.ii.60This ancient ruffian, sir, whose life I haveThis ancient Ruffian Sir, whose life I haue
King LearKL II.ii.124You stubborn ancient knave, you reverend braggart,You stubborne ancient Knaue, you reuerent Bragart,
King LearKL IV.i.43I'the way toward Dover, do it for ancient love,I'th'way toward Douer, do it for ancient loue,
King LearKL V.i.32With th' ancient of war on our proceeding.with th'ancient of warre / On our proceeding.
Measure for MeasureMM IV.ii.152my ancient skill beguiles me; but in the boldness of mymy ancient skill beguiles me: but in the boldnes of my
Much Ado About NothingMA III.iii.39Why, you speak like an ancient and most quietWhy you speake like an ancient and most quiet
OthelloOth I.i.33And I – God bless the mark! – his Moorship's Ancient.And I (blesse the marke) his Mooreships Auntient.
OthelloOth I.ii.49.2Ancient, what makes he here?Aunciant, what makes he heere?
OthelloOth I.iii.121Ancient, conduct them: you best know the place.Aunciant, conduct them: / You best know the place.
OthelloOth I.iii.280.2So please your grace, my Ancient.So please your Grace, my Ancient,
OthelloOth II.i.66'Tis one Iago, Ancient to the General.'Tis one Iago, Auncient to the Generall.
OthelloOth II.i.96Good Ancient, you are welcome. Welcome, mistress.Good Ancient, you are welcome. Welcome Mistris:
OthelloOth II.iii.105Lieutenant is to be saved before the Ancient. Let's haveLieutenant is to be saued before the Ancient. Let's haue
OthelloOth II.iii.108think, gentlemen, I am drunk: this is my Ancient, thisthinke Gentlemen, I am drunke: this is my Ancient, this
OthelloOth V.i.51This is Othello's Ancient, as I take it.This is Othello's Ancient, as I take it.
PericlesPer Chorus.I.2From ashes ancient Gower is come,From ashes, auntient Gower is come,
PericlesPer V.iii.51I left behind an ancient substitute.I left behind an ancient substitute,
Richard IIR2 I.i.9If he appeal the Duke on ancient malice,If he appeale the Duke on ancient malice,
Richard IIR2 II.i.248For ancient quarrels, and quite lost their hearts.For ancient quarrels, and quite lost their hearts.
Richard IIR2 III.iii.32Go to the rude ribs of that ancient castle,Goe to the rude Ribs of that ancient Castle,
Richard IIIR3 III.i.92I'll win our ancient right in France againIle win our ancient Right in France againe,
Richard IIIR3 III.i.182His ancient knot of dangerous adversariesHis ancient Knot of dangerous Aduersaries
Richard IIIR3 IV.i.98Pity, you ancient stones, those tender babesPitty, you ancient Stones, those tender Babes,
Richard IIIR3 IV.iv.35If ancient sorrow be most reverend,If ancient sorrow be most reuerent,
Richard IIIR3 V.iii.350Our ancient word of courage, fair Saint George,Our Ancient word of Courage, faire S. George
Romeo and JulietRJ I.i.92And made Verona's ancient citizensAnd made Verona's ancient Citizens
Romeo and JulietRJ I.i.104Who set this ancient quarrel new abroach?Who set this auncient quarrell new abroach?
Romeo and JulietRJ I.ii.81At this same ancient feast of Capulet'sAt this same auncient Feast of Capulets
Romeo and JulietRJ II.iii.70Thy old groans yet ring in mine ancient ears.Thy old grones yet ringing in my auncient eares:
Romeo and JulietRJ II.iv.140Farewell, ancient lady. Farewell. (He sings)Farewell auncient Lady: / Farewell
Romeo and JulietRJ III.v.236Ancient damnation! O most wicked fiend!Auncient damnation, O most wicked fiend!
Romeo and JulietRJ IV.i.111Thou shalt be borne to that same ancient vaultBe borne to buriall in thy kindreds graue:
Romeo and JulietRJ IV.i.112Where all the kindred of the Capulets lie.Thou shalt be borne to that same ancient vault,
Romeo and JulietRJ IV.iii.39As in a vault, an ancient receptacleAs in a Vaulte, an ancient receptacle,
The Merchant of VeniceMV I.iii.44I will feed fat the ancient grudge I bear him.I will feede fat the ancient grudge I beare him.
The Merchant of VeniceMV II.ix.82The ancient saying is no heresy:The ancient saying is no heresie,
The Merchant of VeniceMV III.ii.295The ancient Roman honour more appearsThe ancient Romane honour more appeares
The Taming of the ShrewTS induction.2.30Call home thy ancient thoughts from banishment,Call home thy ancient thoughts from banishment,
The Taming of the ShrewTS I.ii.46Your ancient, trusty, pleasant servant Grumio.Your ancient trustie pleasant seruant Grumio:
The Taming of the ShrewTS IV.ii.61An ancient angel coming down the hillAn ancient Angel comming downe the hill,
The Taming of the ShrewTS V.i.64Sir, you seem a sober ancient gentleman by yourSir, you seeme a sober ancient Gentleman by your
The TempestTem II.i.291This ancient morsel, this Sir Prudence, whoThis ancient morsell: this Sir Prudence, who
The TempestTem II.ii.25or alive? A fish! He smells like a fish; a very ancient andor aliue? a fish, hee smels like a fish: a very ancient and
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK I.ii.22Resume her ancient fit of jealousyResume her ancient fit of Ielouzie
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK III.iii.11Having our ancient reputation with us,Having our ancient reputation with us
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK V.i.26To push your name, your ancient love, our kindred,To push your name, your auncient love, our kindred
The Winter's TaleWT IV.iv.79.2Sir, the year growing ancient,Sir, the yeare growing ancient,
The Winter's TaleWT IV.iv.358Before this ancient sir, whom, it should seem,Before this ancient Sir, whom (it should seeme)
Timon of AthensTim V.ii.6I met a courier, one mine ancient friend,I met a Currier, one mine ancient Friend,
Titus AndronicusTit III.i.17That shall distil from these two ancient ruinsThat shall distill from these two ancient ruines,

Poems

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The Rape of LucreceLuc.949 To pluck the quills from ancient ravens' wings, To plucke the quils from auncient rauens wings,

Glossary

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ancient, aunchientformer, earlier, past
ancient, aunchientlong-established, long-standing
ancient, aunchientflag, standard, ensign
ancient, aunchientmost experienced, senior officer
ancient, aunchienttime-worn, experienced, renowned
ancient, aunchientaged, very old, venerable
ancient, aunchientensign, standard-bearer
ancientryold people, elderly
ancientrydecorum, old-fashioned formality, ancient dignity
antic, antick(e), antiqueancient, olden, former
antiquaryancient, olden, former
antique Romanancient Roman [i.e. viewing suicide as an honourable option]
Calydonregion of ancient Aetolia, Greece, where the hunt for the Calydonian boar took place
Capitolgeographical and ceremonial centre of ancient Rome, the seat of government
ColchosColchis, ancient region at the eastern end of the Black Sea; in mythology, home of the Golden Fleece
Dalmatianspeople from ancient Dalmatia, bordering the Adriatic Sea, modern SW Croatia
Hyrcan, Hyrcania[pron: 'herkan, her'kaynia] ancient region of Asia Minor, in modern Iran
London Stoneancient stone, possibly Roman, once a city landmark in Cannon Street, London
oldolden, ancient, bygone
Pannonianspeople from ancient Pannonia (in and around modern Hungary)
Parthianfrom Parthia, ancient kingdom of W Asia; known for skilled horsemen and archery
reliquesantiquities, ancient ruins, old places
Roscius[pron: 'rosius] most famous actor of ancient Rome, 2nd-c BC
Scythian[pron: 'sithian] someone from Scythia, ancient region of E Europe; people known for pitilessness
staleancient, long-standing, antiquated
talenthigh-value accounting unit in some ancient countries
Tarsusancient city of Asia Minor, S Turkey
Thessalian[pron: the'saylian] of Thessaly, ancient region of NE Greece
Thessaly['thesalee] ancient region of NE Greece
Thracian[pron: 'thraysian] of Thrace; region of ancient NE Greece associated with the worship of Dionysus
Troyancient city of W Turkey, besieged for 10 years during the Trojan Wars; also called Ilium, Ilion

Thesaurus

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ancientantiquary
ancientantic, antick(e), antique
ancientstale
ancientold
ancient dignityancientry
ancient ruinsreliques
dignity, ancientancientry
ruins, ancientreliques

Themes and Topics

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Comparison...earian superlative example most ancient ...
... ancient ’st wt iv.i.10 most certain ce...
Ly... dishonourable-ragged than an old fazed ancient easy sonn 109.3 as easy might...
Money...i.99 high-value accounting unit in some ancient countries; equivalent english value unc...
Historical figures... ham ii.ii.389 most famous actor of ancient rome, 2nd-c bc semiramis ts ind...
London... e14 london stone 2h6 iv.vi.2 ancient stone, possibly roman, once a city land...
World [outside Britain], places and peoples... calydon 2h6 i.i.233 region of ancient aetolia, wc greece, where the hunt for ...
... geographical and ceremonial centre of ancient rome, the seat of government care...
...s colchos mv i.i.171 colchis, ancient region at the eastern end of the black ...
...dalmatians cym iii.i.74 people from ancient dalmatia; balkan region bordering the a...
...temple, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world epidamnum ce i.i.42 tow...
...a below hyrcania 3h6 i.iv.155 ancient per sian region on the caspian sea; kno...
...pannonians cym iii.i.74 people from ancient pannonia (in and around modern hungary)...
... parthian ac i.ii.101 from parthia, ancient kingdom of w asia; known for skilled ho...
...an e3 ii.i.72 someone from scythia, ancient region of e europe; people known for pi...
...ir deaths tarsus per i.ii.115 ancient city of asia minor, s turkey tart...
...y below thessaly ac iv.xiii.2 ancient region of ne greece thracian 3h...
...n 3h6 iv.ii.21 of thrace; region of ancient ne greece associated with the worship o...
...ern libya) troy tc prologue.8 ancient city of w turkey, besieged for 10 years...

Words Families

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Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
ANCIENT [old]BASICancient adj, ancientry n
ANCIENT [soldier]BASICancient n, aunchient n
AUNCHIENTBASICsee ANCIENT [soldier]
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