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Search phrase: bass

Plays

 7 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
The Comedy of ErrorsCE IV.iii.23that went like a bass viol in a case of leather; the man,that went like a Base-Viole in a case of leather; the man 
Henry IV Part 11H4 II.iv.6bass string of humility. Sirrah, I am sworn brother to abase string of humility. Sirra, I am sworn brother to a
The Taming of the ShrewTS III.i.44.2All but the bass.All but the base.
The Taming of the ShrewTS III.i.45The bass is right, 'tis the base knave that jars.The base is right, 'tis the base knaue that iars.
The TempestTem III.iii.101The name of Prosper: it did bass my trespass.The name of Prosper: it did base my Trespasse,
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG I.ii.96The mean is drowned with your unruly bass.The meane is dround with you vnruly base.
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG I.ii.97Indeed, I bid the bass for Proteus.Indeede I bid the base for Protheus.

Glossary

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baseutter with bass voice, proclaim resonantly
bass viol, base violstringed instrument resembling a cello
bass, baseutter with bass voice, proclaim resonantly
bid the base / basschallenge someone to a chase [from ‘prisoner's base’, a boy's chasing game]
burdenbass accompaniment [in a song]
ground[music] constant bass rhythm underneath a descant, foundation
sackbuttype of bass trumpet, with a trombone-like slide

Thesaurus

 4 result(s).
accompaniment, bass [in a song]burden
bass accompaniment [in a song]burden
bass voice, utter withbass, base
rhythm, constant bassground

Themes and Topics

 1 result(s).
Functional shift... bass* tem iii iii 101 it did bass my trespass * in sense of ‘utter’ ...

Words Families

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Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
BASSBASICbass n, bass v
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