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Search phrase: bet

Plays

 18 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
Antony and CleopatraAC II.i.50Be't as our gods will have't! It only standsBee't as our Gods will haue't; it onely stands
Antony and CleopatraAC III.xii.10.2Be't so. Declare thine office.Bee't so, declare thine office.
Antony and CleopatraAC V.ii.181Put we i'th' roll of conquest. Still be't yours;Put we i'th' Roll of Conquest: still bee't yours,
CymbelineCym IV.ii.234.2Be't so:Bee't so:
HamletHam V.ii.159three liberal-conceited carriages. That's the French betthree liberall conceited Carriages, that's the French but
Henry VIIIH8 II.iv.5.2Be't so, proceed.Bee't so, proceed.
King LearKL IV.vii.12.1Then be't so, my good lord.Then be't so my good Lord:
MacbethMac IV.iii.188.2Be't their comfortBee't their comfort
OthelloOth I.iii.238.1Be't at her father's.Why at her Fathers?
PericlesPer Chorus.IV.21Be't when she weaved the sleded silkBeet when they weaude the sleded silke,
The TempestTem I.ii.190To answer thy best pleasure, be't to fly,To answer thy best pleasure; be't to fly,
Timon of AthensTim III.iv.116.2Be't not in thy care.Be it not in thy care:
Troilus and CressidaTC I.iii.70Speak, Prince of Ithaca; and be't of less expectSpeak Prince of Ithaca, and be't of lesse expect:
Troilus and CressidaTC IV.iv.133She shall be prized; but that you say ‘ Be't so,’She shall be priz'd: but that you say, be't so;
The Winter's TaleWT I.ii.221‘ At the Queen's ’ be't. ‘ Good ’ should be pertinent;At the Queenes be't: Good should be pertinent,
The Winter's TaleWT II.i.76Ere you can say she's honest. But be't known,Ere you can say shee's honest: But be't knowne
The Winter's TaleWT II.ii.18Well, be't so, prithee.Well: be't so: prethee.
The Winter's TaleWT III.i.12Prove as successful to the Queen – O, be't so! – Proue as successefull to the Queene (O be't so)

Glossary

 5 result(s).
fasttype of cheating game [in which people bet on whether the end of a coiled rope is fastened or not]; not playing fairly
holdwager, offer as a bet
laywager, stake, bet
laywager, stake, bet
main[gambling] stake, bet, throw

Thesaurus

 5 result(s).
betlay
betmain
betlay
bet, offer as ahold
offer as a bethold

Themes and Topics

 2 result(s).
Money...or a small sum the standard amount of a bet or fee solidare tim iii i 43 here’...
Past tenses

Words Families

 4 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
BETBASICbet n, bet v, betting n
BETTINGBASICsee BET
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