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Search phrase: assay


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All's Well That Ends WellAW III.vii.44Let us assay our plot, which, if it speed,Let vs assay our plot, which if it speed,
As You Like ItAYL I.iii.127But, cousin, what if we assayed to stealBut Cosen, what if we assaid to steale
The Comedy of ErrorsCE V.i.97Or lose my labour in assaying it.Or loose my labour in assaying it. 
HamletHam II.i.65With windlasses and with assays of bias,With windlesses, and with assaies of Bias,
HamletHam II.ii.71To give th' assay of arms against your majesty.To giue th'assay of Armes against your Maiestie.
HamletHam III.i.14.2Did you assay himDid you assay him
HamletHam III.iii.69Art more engaged! Help, angels! Make assay.Art more ingag'd: Helpe Angels, make assay:
HamletHam IV.vii.151'Twere better not assayed. Therefore this project'Twere better not assaid; therefore this Proiect
Henry IV Part 11H4 V.iv.33I will assay thee, and defend thyself.I will assay thee: so defend thy selfe.
Henry VH5 I.ii.151Galling the gleaned land with hot assays,Galling the gleaned Land with hot Assayes,
Henry VI Part 22H6 IV.v.8The rebels have assayed to win the Tower.The Rebels haue assay'd to win the Tower.
Henry VI Part 33H6 I.iv.118I would assay, proud Queen, to make thee blush.I would assay, prowd Queene, to make thee blush.
King Edward IIIE3 III.iv.12O hapless fortune! Let us yet assayO haplesse fortune, let vs yet assay,
MacbethMac IV.iii.143The great assay of art; but at his touch,The great assay of Art. But at his touch,
Measure for MeasureMM I.ii.180To the strict deputy, bid herself assay him.To the strict deputie: bid her selfe assay him,
Measure for MeasureMM I.iv.76.2Assay the power you have.Assay the powre you haue.
Measure for MeasureMM III.i.164purpose to corrupt her; only he hath made an assay ofpurpose to corrupt her; onely he hath made an assay of
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW II.i.24manner assay me? Why, he hath not been thrice in mymanner assay me? why, hee hath not beene thrice / In my
OthelloOth I.iii.18By no assay of reason. 'Tis a pageantBy no assay of reason. 'Tis a Pageant
OthelloOth II.i.119Come on, assay. There's one gone to the harbour?Come on, assay. / There's one gone to the Harbour?
OthelloOth II.iii.201Assays to lead the way. Zounds, if I stir,Assaies to leade the way. If I once stir,
Timon of AthensTim IV.iii.405Let us make the assay upon him. If heLet vs make the assay vpon him, if he


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A Lover's ComplaintLC.156 The destined ill she must herself assay, The destin'd ill she must her selfe assay,
The Rape of LucreceLuc.1720 Untimely breathings, sick and short assays, Vntimelie breathings, sicke and short assaies,
Venus and AdonisVen.608 She hath assayed as much as may be proved; She hath assai'd as much as may be prou'd,


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assayattack, attempt, trial
assayeffort, attempt
assaychallenge, tempt, win over
assayattempt, try, venture
assaytry, test the mettle of, put to the proof
assaymake advances to, accost, address proposals to
assay[short form] evidence, proof, indication
assaytest, trial, measure
assayassault, attack, incursion
sayshort form of 'assay'


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