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Plays

 28 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
As You Like ItAYL III.iv.13touch of holy bread.touch of holy bread.
CoriolanusCor I.i.23for bread, not in thirst for revenge.for Bread, not in thirst for Reuenge.
HamletHam III.iii.80'A took my father grossly, full of bread,He tooke my Father grossely, full of bread,
Henry IV Part 11H4 II.iv.524Item bread . . . . . ob.Item, Bread. ob.
Henry IV Part 11H4 II.iv.526bread to this intolerable deal of sack? What there is elseBread to this intollerable deale of Sacke? What there is else,
Henry IV Part 22H4 II.iv.233made a good pantler; 'a would ha' chipped bread well.made a good Pantler, hee would haue chipp'd Bread well.
Henry VH5 IV.i.263Gets him to rest, crammed with distressful bread;Gets him to rest, cram'd with distressefull bread,
Henry VI Part 11H6 III.ii.41Good morrow, gallants, want ye corn for bread?God morrow Gallants, want ye Corn for Bread?
King Edward IIIE3 III.i.114Well said, young Philip! Call for bread and wine,Well said young Phillip, call for bread and Wine,
King LearKL V.iii.95Ere I taste bread, thou art in nothing lessEre I taste bread, thou art in nothing lesse
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.i.67shouldst have it to buy gingerbread. Hold, there is theshouldst haue it to buy Ginger bread: Hold, there is the
Measure for MeasureMM I.iii.53Is more to bread than stone. Hence shall we see,Is more to bread then stone: hence shall we see
Measure for MeasureMM III.ii.173though she smelt brown bread and garlic. Say that Ithough she smelt browne-bread and Garlicke: say that I
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW I.iv.146maid as ever broke bread. We had an hour's talk of thatmaid as euer broke bread: wee had an howres talke of that
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW II.i.127the humour of bread and cheese – and there's thethe humour of bread and cheese:
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND III.ii.10That work for bread upon Athenian stalls,That worke for bread vpon Athenian stals,
Much Ado About NothingMA III.v.37troth he is, as ever broke bread. But God is to be worshipped;troth he is, as euer broke bread, but God is to bee worshipt,
OthelloOth IV.i.95Buys herself bread and clothes. It is a creatureBuyes her selfe Bread, and Cloath. It is a Creature
PericlesPer I.iv.41Would now be glad of bread and beg for it.Would now be glad of bread and beg for it,
PericlesPer I.iv.95Are stored with corn to make your needy bread,Are stor'd with Corne, to make your needie bread,
Richard IIR2 III.i.21Eating the bitter bread of banishmentEating the bitter bread of banishment;
Richard IIR2 III.ii.175I live with bread, like you; feel want,I liue with Bread like you, feele Want,
Richard IIR2 V.v.85That jade hath eat bread from my royal hand;That Iade hath eate bread from my Royall hand.
Romeo and JulietRJ III.v.176God's bread! It makes me mad.Gods bread, it makes me mad:
Timon of AthensTim I.ii.46him, now parts bread with him, pledges the breath ofhim, now parts bread with him, pledges the breath of
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK I.i.159.1Of bread and sloth.Of Bread, and sloth.
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK III.v.48She swore by wine and bread she would not break.She swore by wine, and bread, she would not breake.
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK III.v.81Friend, you must eat no white bread; if you do,Friend you must eate no white bread, if you doe

Glossary

 5 result(s).
breadsacramental wafer eaten during a religious service
chip breadcut away the crust of a loaf
pantlerservant in charge of the bread, pantryman
patendish on which the bread is placed during the Mass; shining circle
soppiece of bread or cake steeped in liquid [before being eaten]

Thesaurus

 4 result(s).
bread steeped in liquid, piece ofsop
bread, servant in charge of thepantler
dish for Mass breadpaten
servant in charge of the breadpantler

Themes and Topics

 2 result(s).
Swearing... god’s body 1h4 ii i 27 god’s bread rj iii v 176 god’s lid by tc i...
Welsh

Words Families

 2 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
BREADBASICbread n
BREADPEOPLEbread-chipper n
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