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Plays

 116 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
All's Well That Ends WellAW III.v.86Perchance he's hurt i'th' battle.Perchance he's hurt i'th battaile.
Antony and CleopatraAC II.iii.37His cocks do win the battle still of mineHis Cocks do winne the Battaile, still of mine,
Antony and CleopatraAC III.vii.31Ay, and to wage this battle at Pharsalia,I, and to wage this Battell at Pharsalia,
Antony and CleopatraAC III.viii.3Strike not by land; keep whole: provoke not battleStrike not by Land, / Keepe whole, prouoke not Battaile
Antony and CleopatraAC III.ix.2In eye of Caesar's battle; from which placeIn eye of Casars battaile, from which place
As You Like ItAYL IV.iii.131Made him give battle to the lioness,Made him giue battell to the Lyonnesse:
CoriolanusCor I.i.160Rome and her rats are at the point of battle;Rome, and her Rats, are at the point of battell,
CoriolanusCor I.vi.11And given to Lartius and to Martius battle.And giuen to Lartius and to Martius Battaile:
CoriolanusCor I.vi.51How lies their battle? Know you on which sideHow lies their Battell? Know you on wt side
CoriolanusCor I.viii.1.1Alarum, as in battle. Enter Martius and Aufidius atAlarum, as in Battaile. Enter Martius and Auffidius at
CoriolanusCor II.ii.116And to the battle came he, where he didAnd to the Battaile came he, where he did
CoriolanusCor IV.iv.6.1In puny battle slay me.In puny Battell slay me.
CymbelineCym V.ii.11.1The battle continues, the Britons fly, Cymbeline is taken: then enterThe Battaile continues, the Britaines fly, Cymbeline is taken: Then enter
CymbelineCym V.iii.14Close by the battle, ditched, and walled with turf – Close by the battell, ditch'd, & wall'd with turph,
CymbelineCym V.v.20Arise my knights o'th' battle. I create youArise my Knights o'th' Battell, I create you
CymbelineCym V.v.389And your three motives to the battle, withAnd your three motiues to the Battaile? with
CymbelineCym V.v.470Of yet this scarce-cold battle, at this instantOf yet this scarse-cold-Battaile, at this instant
Henry IV Part 11H4 IV.i.129What may the King's whole battle reach unto?What may the Kings whole Battaile reach vnto?
Henry IV Part 11H4 IV.iii.13Let it be seen tomorrow in the battleLet it be seene to morrow in the Battell,
Henry IV Part 11H4 V.i.121Hal, if thou see me down in the battle andHal, if thou see me downe in the battell, / And
Henry IV Part 11H4 V.ii.30The King will bid you battle presently.The King will bid you battell presently.
Henry IV Part 11H4 V.iii.1The King enters with his power. Alarum to the battle.the King entereth with his power, alarum vnto the battell.
Henry IV Part 11H4 V.iii.1What is thy name that in the battle thusWhat is thy name, that in battel thus
Henry IV Part 11H4 V.iii.4And I do haunt thee in the battle thusAnd I do haunt thee in the Battell thus,
Henry IV Part 22H4 III.ii.153an enemy's battle as thou hast done in a woman'san enemies Battaile, as thou hast done in a Womans
Henry IV Part 22H4 IV.i.152Our battle is more full of names than yours,Our Battaile is more full of Names then yours,
Henry VH5 I.i.44A fearful battle rendered you in music.A fearefull Battaile rendred you in Musique.
Henry VH5 II.iv.54When Crécy battle fatally was struck,When Cressy Battell fatally was strucke,
Henry VH5 III.vi.162We would not seek a battle as we are,We would not seeke a Battaile as we are,
Henry VH5 IV.chorus.9Each battle sees the other's umbered face.Each Battaile sees the others vmber'd face.
Henry VH5 IV.chorus.48And so our scene must to the battle fly;And so our Scene must to the Battaile flye:
Henry VH5 IV.i.132and arms, and heads, chopped off in a battle, shall joinand Armes, and Heads, chopt off in a Battaile, shall ioyne
Henry VH5 IV.i.137I am afeard there are few die well that die in a battle,I am afear'd, there are few dye well, that dye in a Battaile:
Henry VH5 IV.ii.26About our squares of battle, were enowAbout our Squares of Battaile, were enow
Henry VH5 IV.ii.52To demonstrate the life of such a battleTo demonstrate the Life of such a Battaile,
Henry VH5 IV.iii.2The King himself is rode to view their battle.The King himselfe is rode to view their Battaile.
Henry VH5 IV.iii.75Without more help, could fight this royal battle!Without more helpe, could fight this Royall battaile.
Henry VH5 IV.vii.6cowardly rascals that ran from the battle ha' done thisCowardly Rascalls that ranne from the battaile ha' done this
Henry VH5 IV.viii.108But in plain shock and even play of battle,But in plaine shock, and euen play of Battaile,
Henry VI Part 11H6 I.i.129And rushed into the bowels of the battle.And rusht into the Bowels of the Battaile.
Henry VI Part 11H6 IV.i.19This dastard, at the Battle of Patay,This Dastard,at the battell of Poictiers,
Henry VI Part 11H6 IV.vi.28Wilt thou yet leave the battle, boy, and fly,Wilt thou yet leaue the Battaile, Boy, and flie,
Henry VI Part 11H6 IV.vii.13Into the clustering battle of the French;Into the clustring Battaile of the French:
Henry VI Part 11H6 V.ii.13And means to give you battle presently.And meanes to giue you battell presently.
Henry VI Part 22H6 IV.ii.168That those which fly before the battle endsThat those which flye before the battell ends,
Henry VI Part 22H6 V.ii.1Alarums to the battle. Enter WarwickEnter Warwicke.
Henry VI Part 22H6 V.ii.49To die in ruffian battle? Even at this sightTo die in Ruffian battell? Euen at this sight,
Henry VI Part 22H6 V.iii.30Saint Albans battle, won by famous York,Saint Albons battell wonne by famous Yorke,
Henry VI Part 33H6 I.ii.70And issue forth and bid them battle straight.And issue forth, and bid them Battaile straight.
Henry VI Part 33H6 I.ii.73Many a battle have I won in France,Many a Battaile haue I wonne in France,
Henry VI Part 33H6 II.i.11I saw him in the battle range about,I saw him in the Battaile range about,
Henry VI Part 33H6 II.ii.72Darraign your battle, for they are at hand.Darraigne your battell, for they are at hand.
Henry VI Part 33H6 II.v.1This battle fares like to the morning's war,This battell fares like to the mornings Warre,
Henry VI Part 33H6 II.v.17Have chid me from the battle, swearing bothHaue chid me from the Battell: Swearing both,
Henry VI Part 33H6 II.v.74Whiles lions war and battle for their dens,Whiles Lyons Warre, and battaile for their Dennes,
Henry VI Part 33H6 III.iii.235Shall cross the seas and bid false Edward battle;Shall crosse the Seas, and bid false Edward battaile:
Henry VI Part 33H6 IV.iv.4What! Loss of some pitched battle against Warwick?What losse of some pitcht battell / Against Warwicke?
Henry VI Part 33H6 V.i.63Will issue out again and bid us battle;Will issue out againe, and bid vs battaile;
Henry VI Part 33H6 V.i.77Of force enough to bid his brother battle;Of force enough to bid his Brother Battaile:
Henry VI Part 33H6 V.i.111And bid thee battle, Edward, if thou darest.And bid thee Battaile, Edward, if thou dar'st.
Henry VI Part 33H6 V.iv.66Here pitch our battle; hence we will not budge.Here pitch our Battaile, hence we will not budge.
Julius CaesarJC II.ii.22The noise of battle hurtled in the air,The noise of Battell hurtled in the Ayre:
Julius CaesarJC V.i.14Their bloody sign of battle is hung out,Their bloody signe of Battell is hung out,
Julius CaesarJC V.i.16Octavius, lead your battle softly onOctauius, leade your Battaile softly on
Julius CaesarJC V.i.23Mark Antony, shall we give sign of battle?Mark Antony, shall we giue signe of Battaile?
Julius CaesarJC V.i.75Upon one battle all our liberties.Vpon one Battell all our Liberties.
Julius CaesarJC V.i.97If we do lose this battle, then is thisIf we do lose this Battaile, then is this
Julius CaesarJC V.i.107.2Then, if we lose this battle,Then, if we loose this Battaile,
King Edward IIIE3 II.i.186Lod'wick, thou know'st not how to draw a battle:Lodwick thou knowst not how to drawe a battell,
King Edward IIIE3 III.i.117.1A table and provisions brought in; the battle heard afar offThe battell hard a farre off.
King Edward IIIE3 III.i.187And bid them battle ere they range too far.And bid them battaile ere they rainge to farre,
King Edward IIIE3 III.iii.44He means to bid us battle presently.He meanes to byd vs battaile presently,
King Edward IIIE3 III.iii.106So end the battle when we meet today:So end the battaile when we meet to daie,
King Edward IIIE3 III.iii.172And, Ned, because this battle is the firstAnd Ned, because this battell is the first,
King Edward IIIE3 IV.iii.69And flintstones rise and break the battle 'ray,and flint stones rise and breake the battell ray:
King Edward IIIE3 IV.iii.76Should ever rise and break the battle 'ray,Should euer rise and breake the battaile ray,
King Edward IIIE3 IV.iv.33The fatal cross-bows, and the battle thereThe fatall Crosbowes, and the battaile there,
King Edward IIIE3 V.i.136Here stood a battle of ten thousand horse;Heere stood a battaile of ten tstousand horse,
King LearKL IV.vi.209Do you hear aught, sir, of a battle toward?Do you heare ought (Sir) of a Battell toward.
King LearKL V.i.18I had rather lose the battle than that sister
King LearKL V.i.40Before you fight the battle, ope this letter.Before you fight the Battaile, ope this Letter:
King LearKL V.i.63His countenance for the battle, which being done,His countenance for the Battaile, which being done,
King LearKL V.i.67The battle done and they within our power,The Battaile done, and they within our power,
MacbethMac V.vi.4Lead our first battle. Worthy Macduff and weLeade our first Battell. Worthy Macduffe, and wee
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND V.i.44The Battle with the Centaurs, ‘ to be sungThe battell with the Centaurs to be sung
OthelloOth I.i.23Nor the division of a battle knowsNor the deuision of a Battaile knowes
OthelloOth I.iii.87More than pertains to feats of broil and battle;More then pertaines to Feats of Broiles, and Battaile,
Richard IIR2 I.i.92Besides I say, and will in battle proveBesides I say, and will in battaile proue,
Richard IIR2 I.iii.92This feast of battle with mine adversary.This Feast of Battell, with mine Aduersarie
Richard IIIR3 I.iii.129In Margaret's battle at Saint Alban's slain?In Margarets Battaile, at Saint Albons, slaine?
Richard IIIR3 IV.iv.189Which in the day of battle tire thee moreWhich in the day of Battell tyre thee more
Richard IIIR3 IV.iv.536A royal battle might be won and lost.A Royall batteil might be wonne and lost:
Richard IIIR3 V.iii.24I'll draw the form and model of our battle,Ile draw the Forme and Modell of our Battaile,
Richard IIIR3 V.iii.89Prepare thy battle early in the morningPrepare thy Battell early in the Morning,
Richard IIIR3 V.iii.135Tomorrow in the battle think on me,To morrow in the battell thinke on me,
Richard IIIR3 V.iii.139Good angels guard thy battle! Live, and flourish!Good Angels guard thy battell, Liue and Flourish.
Richard IIIR3 V.iii.148And in a bloody battle end thy days!And in a bloody Battell end thy dayes.
Richard IIIR3 V.iii.163Tomorrow in the battle think on me,To morrow in the Battaile, thinke on me,
Richard IIIR3 V.iii.170O, in the battle think on Buckingham,O, in the Battaile think on Buckingham,
Richard IIIR3 V.iii.293And thus my battle shall be ordered:And thus my Battell shal be ordred.
Richard IIIR3 V.iii.300In the main battle, whose puissance on either sideIn the maine Battell, whose puissance on either side
Richard IIIR3 V.iii.347After the battle let George Stanley die.After the battaile, let George Stanley dye.
The Taming of the ShrewTS I.ii.203Have I not in a pitched battle heardHaue I not in a pitched battell heard
Timon of AthensTim III.v.43Why do fond men expose themselves to battle,Why do fond men expose themselues to Battell,
Troilus and CressidaTC I.i.3That find such cruel battle here within?That finde such cruell battell here within?
Troilus and CressidaTC I.ii.4To see the battle. Hector, whose patienceTo see the battell: Hector whose pacience,
Troilus and CressidaTC I.ii.34battle and struck him down, the disdain and shamebattell and stroke him downe, the disdaind & shame
Troilus and CressidaTC III.ii.26As doth a battle, when they charge on heapsAs doth a battaile, when they charge on heapes
Troilus and CressidaTC IV.v.87A maiden battle, then? – O, I perceive you.A maiden battaile then? O I perceiue you.
Troilus and CressidaTC V.i.35From my great purpose in tomorrow's battle.From my great purpose in to morrowes battell:
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK I.iv.1.1.1Cornets. A battle struck within; then a retreat.Cornets. A Battaile strooke withim: Then a Retrait:
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK II.i.29I heard them reported in the battle to be theI heard them reported in the Battaile, to be the
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK II.i.308Yet in the field to strike a battle for her;Yet in the Feild to strike a battle for her;
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK III.vi.134Are making battle, thus like knights appointed,Are making Battaile, thus like Knights appointed,
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK V.i.62.3burst of a battle, whereupon they all rise and bow toburst of a Battaile, whereupon they all rise and bow to
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK V.i.166If well inspired, this battle shall confoundIf well inspird, this Battaile shal confound

Poems

 4 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
A Lover's ComplaintLC.244 The scars of battle 'scapeth by the flight, The scarres of battaile scapeth by the flight,
The Rape of LucreceLuc.1438 Whose waves to imitate the battle sought Whose waues to imitate the battaile sought
Venus and AdonisVen.99 Whose sinewy neck in battle ne'er did bow, Whose sinowie necke in battell nere did bow,
Venus and AdonisVen.619 ‘ On his bow-back he hath a battle set On his bow-backe, he hath a battell set,

Glossary

 34 result(s).
afield, a-fieldon the field of battle
alarm, alarumcall to arms, call to battle, signal to begin fighting
battalialarge body of troops arrayed for battle, marshalled force
battlein the phrase 'strike a battle'
battlearmy, fighting force, battalion
battlehostile encounter, force
battlebattle array, war formation, ranks of soldiers
battlesingle combat, individual fight
broilturmoil, confused fighting, battle
buckleprepare for battle, engage in warfare
Calipolis[pron: ka'lipolis] mother of Muly Mahamet, character in a contemporary play by George Peele, The Battle of Alcazar
Crécybattle (1346) in which Edward III defeated the French
dayday of battle, contest
embattailedin battle positions, marshalled for fight
enrankset in ranks, draw up in battle lines
fieldfield of battle, battleground, field of combat
fieldedin the battlefield, engaged in battle
flagdeclare war, engage in battle
flesh[of a sword] use for the first time in battle
Hectorson of Priam, married to Andromache; the bravest Trojan, who led out their army to battle
knight of the battleone whose knighthood was conferred after prowess on the battlefield
maidenuntried, untested, uninitiated [in battle]
meetfight with, meet in battle
Philippibattle site in Thrace, Asia Minor, a victory for Mark Antony
pointtrumpet call used as a signal in a battle
rangebattle line, fighting position
rankeddrawn up in battle order
runrun away [from battle]
skirmishdo battle, wage war
Tewkesbury[pron: 'tyooksbree] town in Gloucestershire, a mustard-making centre; battle site (1471)
tossthrow, fling [into battle]
unfoughtwithout being met in battle
wagestruggle, do battle, vie
warmake war, fight, do battle

Thesaurus

 40 result(s).
array, battlebattle
battleCrécy
battlebroil
battleCalipolis
battleTewkesbury
battlePhilippi
battle arraybattle
battle linerange
battle order, inembattailed
battle order, inranked
battle, call toalarm, alarum
battle, day ofday
battle, dowage
battle, dowar
battle, doskirmish
battle, engage inflag
battle, field offield
battle, large body of troops arrayed forbattalia
battle, meet inmeet
battle, on the field ofafield, a-field
battle, prepare forbuckle
battle, without being met in unfought
call to battlealarm, alarum
day of battleday
draw up in battle linesenrank
drawn up in battle orderranked
engaged in battlefielded
field of battlefield
field of battle, on theafield, a-field
first time use of a sword in battle flesh
line, battlerange
meet in battlemeet
order, drawn up in battleranked
order, in battleembattailed
prepare for battlebuckle
sword, used for the first time in battleflesh
troops arrayed for battle, large body ofbattalia
trumpet call used as a signal in a battlepoint
use for the first time in battle [of a sword]flesh
wing protected, have a [in battle]wing

Themes and Topics

 6 result(s).
Classical mythology... trojan war and even took on the gods in battle character in troilus and cressida wher...
...ravest trojan who led out their army to battle the son of priam married to andromache...
Contemporary figures, factual and fictitious...a contemporary play by george peele the battle of alcazar cambyses 1h4 ii i...
Britain [outside London]...stle to which henry v retired after the battle of agincourt between coventry and warwi...
...times henry vi’s son edward killed in battle here (1471) ware tn iii ii 4...
World [outside Britain], places and peoples
Welsh
Frequently Encountered Words (FEW)... fare (v ) 2 (n ) field (n ) field of battle battleground field of combat h5 iii i...

Words Families

 8 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
BATTLEBASICbattle n, battled adj, battlements n
BATTLEACTIONembattle v, embattle v
BATTLESTATEembattailed adj, high-battled adj
EMBATTLEBASICsee BATTLE
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