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Search phrase: aspire

Plays

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Henry VI Part 33H6 I.i.53To aspire unto the crown and reign as king.To aspire vnto the Crowne, and reigne as King.
Henry VIIIH8 III.ii.368There is betwixt that smile we would aspire to,There is betwixt that smile we would aspire too,
PericlesPer I.iv.5For who digs hills because they do aspireFor who digs hills because they doe aspire?
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW V.v.97Fed in heart, whose flames aspire,Fed in heart whose flames aspire,
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG III.i.154Wilt thou aspire to guide the heavenly car,Wilt thou aspire to guide the heauenly Car?
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK prologue.23And too ambitious, to aspire to him.And too ambitious to aspire to him;

Poems

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The Rape of LucreceLuc.5 Which, in pale embers hid, lurks to aspire Which in pale embers hid, lurkes to aspire,
Venus and AdonisVen.150 Not gross to sink, but light, and will aspire. Not grosse to sinke, but light, and will aspire.

Glossary

 4 result(s).
aspirerise up, tower, be tall
aspireascend, rise up, climb [to]
queenact as a queen, aspire to being a queen
trytry for, aim at, aspire to

Thesaurus

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aspire totry
queen, aspire to beingqueen

Themes and Topics

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Gods and goddesses... for thou art merops’ son - / wilt thou aspire to guide the heavenly car husband of ...

Words Families

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Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
ASPIREBASICaspiration n, aspire v, aspiring adj
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