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Search phrase: backward

Plays

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All's Well That Ends WellAW I.i.197You go so much backward when you fight.You go so much backward when you fight.
All's Well That Ends WellAW I.i.214Gives us free scope, only doth backward pullGiues vs free scope, onely doth backward pull
All's Well That Ends WellAW I.ii.48.1But goers backward.But goers backward.
HamletHam II.ii.204grow old as I am – if, like a crab, you could go backward.be old as I am, if like a Crab you could go backward.
Henry VH5 IV.iii.72Perish the man whose mind is backward now!Perish the man, whose mind is backward now.
King JohnKJ V.v.3When English measured backward their own groundWhen English measure backward their owne ground
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.i.46a, b, spelt backward with the horn on his head?Ab speld backward with the horn on his head?
MacbethMac V.v.7.1And beat them backward home.And beate them backward home.
The Merchant of VeniceMV II.ii.90backward. I am sure he had more hair on his tail than Ibackeward. I am sure he had more haire of his
Much Ado About NothingMA III.i.61But she would spell him backward. If fair-faced,But she would spell him backward: if faire fac'd,
OthelloOth I.iii.38Their backward course, bearing with frank appearanceTheir backward course, bearing with frank appearance
Romeo and JulietRJ I.ii.47Turn giddy, and be holp by backward turning.Turne giddie, and be holpe by backward turning:
Romeo and JulietRJ I.iii.43Thou wilt fall backward when thou hast more wit.thou wilt fall backeward when thou hast more wit,
Romeo and JulietRJ I.iii.57Thou wilt fall backward when thou comest to age.thou wilt fall backward when thou commest to age:
The TempestTem I.ii.50In the dark backward and abysm of time?In the dark-backward and Abisme of Time?
The TempestTem II.ii.90friend. His backward voice is to utter foul speeches andfriend; his backward voice, is to vtter foule speeches, and
Troilus and CressidaTC I.iii.128That by a pace goes backward in a purposeThat by a pace goes backward in a purpose
Troilus and CressidaTC III.ii.43your ways; an you draw backward, we'll put youyour wayes, and you draw backward weele put you
Troilus and CressidaTC IV.i.21With his face backward. – In humane gentleness,With his face backward, in humaine gentlenesse:
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK V.iv.81Backward the jade comes o'er, and his full poiseBackeward the Iade comes ore, and his full poyze

Poems

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PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
SonnetsSonn.59.5 Oh that record could with a backward look, Oh that record could with a back-ward looke,
Venus and AdonisVen.41 Backward she pushed him, as she would be thrust, Backward she pusht him, as she would be thrust,
Venus and AdonisVen.541 Till breathless he disjoined, and backward drew Till breathlesse he disioynd, and backward drew,
Venus and AdonisVen.1034 Shrinks backward in his shelly cave with pain, Shrinks backward in his shellie caue with paine,

Glossary

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backwardpast portion, earlier part, bygone period
behindhandbackward, tardy, sluggish
spell backwardmisrepresent, distort, conjure up a bad image of

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backwardbehindhand

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