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 57 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
All's Well That Ends WellAW IV.v.102hats, and most courteous feathers which bow the headhats, and most courteous feathers, which bow the head,
Antony and CleopatraAC II.iii.3Before the gods my knee shall bow my prayersbefore the Gods my knee shall bowe my ptayers
As You Like ItAYL III.iii.72As the ox hath his bow, sir, the horse hisAs the Oxe hath his bow sir, the horse his
As You Like ItAYL IV.iii.4he hath ta'en his bow and arrows, and is gone forth toHe hath t'ane his bow and arrowes, and is gone forth / To
CymbelineCym III.iii.83I'th' cave wherein they bow, their thoughts do hitI'th' Caue, whereon the Bowe their thoughts do hit,
CymbelineCym V.v.19.2Bow your knees:Bow your knees:
HamletHam I.ii.56And bow them to your gracious leave and pardon.And bow them to your gracious leaue and pardon.
HamletHam III.iii.70Bow, stubborn knees, and, heart with strings of steel,Bow stubborne knees, and heart with strings of Steele,
HamletHam IV.vii.23Would have reverted to my bow again,Would haue reuerted to my Bow againe,
Henry IV Part 22H4 III.ii.42Jesu, Jesu, dead! 'A drew a good bow, andDead? See, see: hee drew a good Bow: and
Henry VH5 I.ii.14That you should fashion, wrest, or bow your reading,That you should fashion, wrest, or bow your reading,
Henry VH5 III.vi.127would bow under. For our losses, his exchequer iswould bow vnder. For our losses, his Exchequer is
Henry VI Part 11H6 IV.v.29But if I bow, they'll say it was for fear.But if I bow, they'le say it was for feare.
Henry VI Part 22H6 IV.i.127Stoop to the block than these knees bow to anyStoope to the blocke, then these knees bow to any,
Henry VI Part 22H6 V.i.110If they can brook I bow a knee to man.If they can brooke I bow a knee to man:
Henry VI Part 22H6 V.i.161Why, Warwick, hath thy knee forgot to bow?Why Warwicke, hath thy knee forgot to bow?
Henry VI Part 33H6 I.iv.94A crown for York! And, lords, bow low to him;A Crowne for Yorke; and Lords, bow lowe to him:
Henry VI Part 33H6 II.ii.87I am his king, and he should bow his knee.I am his King, and he should bow his knee:
Henry VIIIH8 III.i.5Bow themselves when he did sing.Bow themselues when he did sing.
Henry VIIIH8 IV.ii.2My legs, like loaden branches bow to th' earth,My Legges like loaden Branches bow to'th'Earth,
Julius CaesarJC II.i.320By all the gods that Romans bow before,By all the Gods that Romans bow before,
King Edward IIIE3 I.i.75But like a conqueror to make him bow.But like a conquerer to make him bowe,
King Edward IIIE3 I.ii.108And for my dull knees bow my feeling heartAnd for my dul knees bow my feeling heart,
King JohnKJ III.i.74Here is my throne. Bid kings come bow to it.Heere is my Throne, bid kings come bow to it.
King LearKL I.i.143The bow is bent and drawn; make from the shaft.The bow is bent & drawne, make from the shaft.
King LearKL III.vi.107When that which makes me bend makes the King bow
King LearKL IV.vi.87press-money. – That fellow handles his bow like aPresse-money. That fellow handles his bow, like a
Love's Labour's LostLLL IV.i.24But come, the bow! Now mercy goes to kill,But come, the Bow: Now Mercie goes to kill,
Love's Labour's LostLLL IV.i.110.2Why, she that bears the bow.Why she that beares the Bow.
Love's Labour's LostLLL IV.i.134Wide o'the bow hand! I'faith, your hand is out.Wide a'th bow hand, yfaith your hand is out.
The Merchant of VeniceMV III.ii.49Even as the flourish when true subjects bowEuen as the flourish, when true subiects bowe
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND I.i.9And then the moon – like to a silver bowAnd then the Moone, like to a siluer bow,
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND I.i.169I swear to thee by Cupid's strongest bow,I sweare to thee, by Cupids strongest bow,
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND II.i.159And loosed his loveshaft smartly from his bowAnd loos'd his loue-shaft smartly from his bow,
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND III.ii.101Swifter than arrow from the Tartar's bow.Swifter then arrow from the Tartars bowe.
PericlesPer V.i.247Do't, and happy, by my silver bow.doo't, and happie, by my siluer bow,
Richard IIR2 I.iii.47And bow my knee before his majesty;And bow my knee before his Maiestie:
Richard IIR2 IV.i.165To insinuate, flatter, bow, and bend my knee.To insinuate, flatter, bowe, and bend my Knee.
Richard IIIR3 I.iii.160If not, that I am Queen, you bow like subjects,If not, that I am Queene, you bow like Subiects;
Romeo and JulietRJ I.i.211From love's weak childish bow she lives uncharmed.From loues weake childish Bow, she liues vncharm'd.
Romeo and JulietRJ I.iv.5Bearing a Tartar's painted bow of lath,Bearing a Tartars painted Bow of lath,
Romeo and JulietRJ II.iv.52constrains a man to bow in the hams.constrains a man to bow in the hams.
The Taming of the ShrewTS V.ii.47And then pursue me as you draw your bow.And then pursue me as you draw your Bow.
The TempestTem II.i.133Which end o'th' beam should bow. We have lost your son,Which end o'th' beame should bow: we haue lost your son,
The TempestTem IV.i.80And with each end of thy blue bow dost crownAnd with each end of thy blew bowe do'st crowne
The TempestTem IV.i.86.2Tell me, heavenly bow,Tell me heauenly Bowe,
The TempestTem V.i.94Under the blossom that hangs on the bough.Vnder the blossom that hangs on the Bow.
Titus AndronicusTit III.i.206And bow this feeble ruin to the earth.And bow this feeble ruine to the earth,
Troilus and CressidaTC III.i.113For, O, love's bowFor O loues Bow,
Twelfth NightTN II.v.136former. And yet, to crush this a little, it would bow toformer: and yet to crush this a little, it would bow to
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK III.vi.93They bow several ways, then advance and stand They bow severall wayes: then advance and stand.
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK III.vi.226.1Bow not my honour.Bow not my honor.
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK V.i.13The all-feared gods, bow down your stubborn bodies.(The all feard gods) bow downe your stubborne bodies,
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.94Her bow away and sigh. Take to thy graceHer Bow away, and sigh: take to thy grace
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK V.i.136.1And bow before the goddess.And bow before the goddesse:
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK V.i.136They bowThey bow.

Poems

 9 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
The Rape of LucreceLuc.580 He is no woodman that doth bend his bow He is no wood-man that doth bend his bow,
The Rape of LucreceLuc.1846 Then jointly to the ground their knees they bow, Then ioyntlie to the ground their knees they bow,
SonnetsSonn.90.3 Join with the spite of fortune, make me bow, Ioyne with the spight of fortune, make me bow.
SonnetsSonn.102.11 But that wild music burthens every bough But that wild musick burthens euery bow,
SonnetsSonn.120.3 Needs must I under my transgression bow, Needes must I vnder my transgression bow,
Venus and AdonisVen.14 And rein his proud head to the saddle-bow; And raine his proud head to the saddle bow,
Venus and AdonisVen.99 Whose sinewy neck in battle ne'er did bow, Whose sinowie necke in battell nere did bow,
Venus and AdonisVen.581 The which by Cupid's bow she doth protest The which by Cupids bow she doth protest,
Venus and AdonisVen.1061 Her voice is stopped, her joints forget to bow; Her voice is stopt, her ioynts forget to bow,

Glossary

 26 result(s).
beakbow, prow, front
beckbow, curtsy, gesture of respect
bendgive way, bow, submit
bentdegree, capacity, extent [to which a bow can be bent]
borespritbowsprit; boom extending from the bow to which the lower edge of the front sail is fastened
bowretreat, yield, turn away
bowyoke
bowmake to bend, cause to bend
bowbowman, archer
bow handhand which holds a bow
congeecurtsy reverently, make a formal bow
courtesy, cur'sy, curtsycurtsy, bow, gesture of respect
crouchbend low, bow down, cringe
Cupid[pron: 'kyoopid] Roman god of love, son of Venus and Mercury; a winged, blindfolded boy with curved bow and arrows
curbbow, bend, stoop
curtsy, curtseyact of courteous respect, deferential action, bow
curtsy, curtseybow low, do reverence, pay respect
duckmake a brief bow, act in a cringing way
favourgesture or token of regard, bow, curtsy
integerthe one upright of life and unstained by crime does not need the javelins or the bow of the Moor
obeisancebow, curtsy, respectful salutation
reverencebow, obeisance, salutation
stoopkneel, submit, bow down
try[nautical] adjust sails so that the ship's bow is into the wind, lie to
vaillower, bow down, cast down [as in submission]
violtype of stringed instrument played with a bow

Thesaurus

 20 result(s).
bow [of head]courtesy, cur'sy, curtsy
bow [of head]curb
bow [of head]reverence
bow [of head]curtsy, curtsey
bow [of head]obeisance
bow [of head]beck
bow [of head]favour
bow [of ship]beak
bow [submit]bend
bow and arrowCupid
bow downstoop
bow downcrouch
bow downvail
bow lowcurtsy, curtsey
bow, hand which holds abow hand
bow, make a briefduck
bow, make a formalcongee
extent [to which a bow can be bent]bent
formal bow, make acongee
hand which holds a bowbow hand

Themes and Topics

 5 result(s).
Exclamations...w ridicule scorn [cf modern &lsquo bow wow&rsquo ] push tim iii vi ...
Functional shift
Ships...t tem i ii 200 pole extending from the bow which holds the lower edge of a sail ...
Gods and goddesses...ry depicted as a winged boy with curved bow and arrows and blindfolded cyn...
Latin... crime does not need the javelins or the bow of the moor in terram salicam mulierre...
... arcu (n m ) tit iv ii 21 arcus bow armigero (adj ) mw i i 9 armiger ...
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