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Search phrase: aye

Plays

 39 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND I.i.71For aye to be in shady cloister mewed,For aye to be in shady Cloister mew'd,
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND I.i.90For aye austerity and single life.For aie, austerity, and single life.
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND II.ii.153Ay me, for pity! – What a dream was here!Aye me, for pitty; what a dreame was here?
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND III.ii.387And must for aye consort with black-browed night.And must for aye consort with blacke browd night.
Antony and CleopatraAC III.vi.76.2Ay me most wretched,Aye me most wretched,
CymbelineCym IV.ii.321Where is thy head? Where's that? Ay me! Where's that?Where is thy head? where's that? Aye me! where's that?
CymbelineCym IV.iv.27The certainty of this hard life, aye hopelessThe certainty of this heard life, aye hopelesse
CymbelineCym V.v.210Italian fiend! Ay me, most credulous fool,Italian Fiend. Aye me, most credulous Foole,
HamletHam III.ii.210This world is not for aye, nor 'tis not strangeThis world is not for aye, nor 'tis not strange
HamletHam III.iv.52.2Ay me, what act,Aye me; what act,
Henry VH5 IV.iv.12O, prenez miséricorde! Ayez pitié deO prennes miserecordie aye pitez de
Henry VI Part 22H6 III.ii.70This get I by his death. Ay me, unhappy,This get I by his death: Aye me vnhappie,
Henry VI Part 22H6 III.ii.120Ay me! I can no more. Die, Margaret!Aye me, I can no more: Dye Elinor,
Henry VI Part 22H6 III.ii.380Ay me! What is this world! What news are these!Aye me! What is this World? What newes are these?
Julius CaesarJC II.iv.39I must go in. Ay me, how weak a thingI must go in: / Aye me! How weake a thing
King JohnKJ I.i.269May easily win a woman's. Ay, my mother,May easily winne a womans: aye my mother,
King JohnKJ III.i.305O husband, hear me! Ay, alack, how newO husband heare me: aye, alacke, how new
King JohnKJ V.iii.14Ay me! This tyrant fever burns me up,Aye me, this tyrant Feauer burnes mee vp,
King LearKL V.iii.233To bid my King and master aye good night:.To bid my King and Master aye good night.
Love's Labour's LostLLL IV.iii.139‘ Ay me!’ says one; ‘ O Jove!’ the other cries.Aye me, sayes one! O Ioue, the other cries!
MacbethMac IV.i.133Stand aye accursed in the calendar.Stand aye accursed in the Kalender.
PericlesPer IV.i.17While summer days doth last. Ay me, poor maid,while Sommer dayes doth last: Aye me poore maid,
PericlesPer epilogue.V.iii.10The worth that learned charity aye wears.The worth that learned charitie aye weares.
Richard IIR2 V.ii.40Whose state and honour I for aye allow.Whose State, and Honor, I for aye allow.
Richard IIIR3 II.iv.49Ay me! I see the ruin of my house.Aye me! I see the ruine of my House:
Romeo and JulietRJ I.i.161.2Ay me! sad hours seem long.Aye me, sad houres seeme long:
Romeo and JulietRJ III.v.43Art thou gone so, love-lord, aye husband-friend?Art thou gone so? Loue, Lord, ay Husband, Friend,
The Comedy of ErrorsCE IV.iv.106Ay me, poor man, how pale and wan he looks.Aye me poore man, how pale and wan he looks.
The TempestTem II.i.290To the perpetual wink for aye might putTo the perpetuall winke for aye might put
The TempestTem IV.i.219For aye thy foot-licker.For aye thy foot-licker.
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK I.i.195Or sentencing for aye their vigour dumb,Or sentencing for ay their vigour dombe,
Timon of AthensTim V.i.50To thee be worship; and thy saints for ayeTo thee be worshipt, and thy Saints for aye:
Timon of AthensTim V.iv.78Taught thee to make vast Neptune weep for ayeTaught thee to make vast Neptune weepe for aye
Titus AndronicusTit III.i.64Ay me, this object kills me.Aye me this obiect kils me.
Troilus and CressidaTC III.ii.158To feed for aye her lamp and flames of love;To feede for aye her lampe and flames of loue.
Troilus and CressidaTC V.iii.111But edifies another with her deeds.But edifies another with her deedes. Pand. Why, but heare you? Troy. Hence brother lackie; ignomie and shame / Pursue thy life, and liue aye with thy name.
Troilus and CressidaTC V.x.16Let him that will a screech-owl aye be calledLet him that will a screechoule aye be call'd,
Troilus and CressidaTC V.x.34Pursue thy life, and live aye with thy name!Pursue thy life, and liue aye with thy name.
Twelfth NightTN V.i.137Ay me, detested! How am I beguiled!Aye me detested, how am I beguil'd?

Poems

 3 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
A Lover's ComplaintLC.321 Ay me, I fell, and yet do question make, Aye me I fell, and yet do question make,
SonnetsSonn.41.9 Ay me, but yet thou mightst my seat forbear, Aye me, but yet thou mighst my seate forbeare,
SonnetsSonn.108.12 But makes antiquity for aye his page, But makes antiquitie for aye his page,

Glossary

 69 result(s).
abuserbetrayer, deceiver, corrupter
AmpthillAmpthill Castle, Bedfordshire; Katherine of Aragon stayed there in 1533 while her marriage to Henry VIII was annulled
augur, augureaugurer, soothsayer, fortune-teller
ayealways, ever, for eternity
battalialarge body of troops arrayed for battle, marshalled force
bookBible, prayer-book
book-oathoath made on a Bible or prayer-book
bo-peeppeep-bo, peek-a-boo [a game played with babies]
boyrepresent by a boy, reduce to a boy-actor level [boys played the female parts in Shakespeare's time]
caparisoneddressed, decked out, arrayed
chivalryknightly rank [as displayed on a coat-of-arms: a twisted band encircling a helmet]
clerkparish clerk, prayer-leader
comecome into existence, be displayed
comedianactor, stage player
cornetfanfare [played by cornets]
counterfeitpainted, portrayed, rendered
crackeddeteriorated, decayed, flawed
creamform a frothy layer on the surface
decayedruined, destitute, impoverished
displayedextended, stretched, spread
displayedunfolded, opened, in full bloom
displayed[if of the troops] deployed, drawn up; [if of the banners] arrayed, unfurled
embayedwithin a bay, protected by the shore
ember-eveevening before ember-days [church quarterly 3-day period of fasting and prayer]
even-pleachedwith branches evenly layered
fazedfrayed, unravelled, tattered
fifefife-player
flayedstripped, skinned, undressed
forespentpreviously shown, earlier displayed
formalstock, regular, conventionally portrayed
gracegrace before meals, prayer of thanksgiving
haverpossessor, holder, displayer
Herodin the Bible, a Judean king, portrayed in medieval mystery plays as a wild and angry figure
homicidekiller of men, murderer, slayer
intercessionprayer, plea, entreaty
Judasin the Bible, Judas Iscariot, betrayer of Christ
layput on a surface in layers, add layers of colour to
layer-uppreserver, storer, upholder
limnedportrayed, reproduced, painted
meditationprayer, spiritual contemplation
mistress(bowls) the jack - the smaller bowl at which the players aim
musicmusicians, players
musstype of children's game in which players scramble for things thrown on the ground
naplessthreadbare, worn, frayed
Nero[pron: 'neeroh] Roman emperor, 1st-c, who slew his mother, Agrippina; said to have played on his lute while watching Rome burn; considered a model of cruelty
opendisplayed, made visible
orisonprayer, plea
overseenbetrayed, deceived, deluded
palleddecayed, weakened, enfeebled
presenteddisplayed, exhibited, paraded
proditortraitor, betrayer, renegade
prophetsoothsayer, seer, prognosticator
push-pintype of children's game [the pushing over of a peg to cross the peg of another player]
putbe in evidence, emerge, be displayed
ruinousruined, decayed, ravaged
salt-wayedwith salt-filled courses
Sicyon[pron: 'sision] town in S Greece, where Antony’s wife Fulvia stayed
slaughterman, slaughter-manexecutioner, slayer, murderer
soothsayerforeteller of events, prophet
sore-betrayedgrievously deceived person
swayed[of horses] strained, with a spinal depression
taborerplayer of a tabor
temporizerdelayer, procrastinator, someone who plays for time
totteringtattered, ragged, frayed
tragedianactor, strolling player [not only of tragedy]
unhallowedwithout saying prayers, without devotion
unswayedunwielded, uncontrolled, lacking direction
violtype of stringed instrument played with a bow
wry-neckedhaving a crooked neck [of the player]

Thesaurus

 53 result(s).
arrayedcaparisoned
arrayeddisplayed
battle, large body of troops arrayed forbattalia
betrayedoverseen
betrayerabuser
betrayerJudas
betrayerproditor
branches evenly layered, witheven-pleached
conventionally portrayedformal
decayedcracked
decayedruinous
decayedpalled
delayertemporizer
displayedpresented
displayedopen
displayed, beput
displayed, become
displayed, earlierforespent
displayerhaver
earlier displayedforespent
evenly layered, with branches even-pleached
fife-playerfife
frayednapless
frayedtottering
frayedfazed
frothy layer on a surface, form acream
oath made on a Bible or prayer-bookbook-oath
player of a tabortaborer
player, stagecomedian
player, strollingtragedian
playersmusic
portrayedlimned
portrayedcounterfeit
portrayed, conventionallyformal
prayerAve-Marie
prayerorison
prayermeditation
prayerintercession
prayer of thanksgivinggrace
prayer-bookbook
prayer-book, oath made on abook-oath
prayer-leaderclerk
prayers, without saying unhallowed
slayerhomicide
slayerslaughterman, slaughter-man
soothsayerprophet
soothsayeraugur, augure
stage playercomedian
strolling playertragedian
surface, form a frothy layer on acream
tabor, player of ataborer
thanksgiving, prayer ofgrace
troops arrayed for battle, large body ofbattalia

Themes and Topics

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...dies have lost?ham iii.ii.227 [second playe r, as queen, to her king] sport and repo...

Words Families

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Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
AYEBASICaye adv
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