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Search phrase: candle

Plays

 19 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
As You Like ItAYL III.i.6Seek him with candle, bring him dead or livingSeeke him with Candle: bring him dead, or liuing
As You Like ItAYL III.v.39Than without candle may go dark to bed – Then without Candle may goe darke to bed:
Henry IV Part 11H4 II.i.45candle, I warrant thee! Come, neighbour Mugs, we'llCandle, I warrant thee. Come neighbour Mugges, wee'll
Henry IV Part 22H4 I.ii.158What! You are as a candle, theWhat? you are as a candle, the
Henry IV Part 22H4 I.ii.160A wassail candle, my lord, all tallow – if I didA Wassell-Candle, my Lord; all Tallow: if I did
Henry VI Part 22H6 IV.vii.83Ye shall have a hempen caudle then, and the help ofYe shall haue a hempen Candle then, & the help of
Henry VI Part 33H6 II.vi.1Here burns my candle out; ay, here it dies,Heere burnes my Candle out; I, heere it dies,
Henry VIIIH8 III.ii.96This candle burns not clear; 'tis I must snuff it,This Candle burnes not cleere, 'tis I must snuffe it,
King JohnKJ III.iii.12Bell, book, and candle shall not drive me backBell, Booke, & Candle, shall not driue me back,
King LearKL I.iv.213So out went the candle and we were left darkling.so out went the Candle,and we were left darkling.
Love's Labour's LostLLL IV.iii.172.1A caudle, ho!A Candle hoa!
MacbethMac V.v.23The way to dusty death. Out, out, brief candle!The way to dusty death. Out, out, breefe Candle,
The Merchant of VeniceMV II.vi.41What, must I hold a candle to my shames?What, must I hold a Candle to my shames?
The Merchant of VeniceMV II.ix.79Thus hath the candle singed the moth.Thus hath the candle sing'd the moath:
The Merchant of VeniceMV V.i.90How far that little candle throws his beams!How farre that little candell throwes his beames,
The Merchant of VeniceMV V.i.92When the moon shone we did not see the candle.When the moone shone we did not see the candle?
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND V.i.242He dares not come there, for the candle. For,He dares not come there for the candle. For
The Taming of the ShrewTS IV.v.14And if you please to call it a rush-candle,And if you please to call it a rush Candle,
Twelfth NightTN IV.ii.81my hand, help me to a candle, and pen, ink, and paper.my hand, helpe me to a Candle, and pen, inke, and paper:

Glossary

 2 result(s).
rush-candlecandle made of a rush dipped in tallow-wax [giving poor light]
tapercandle

Thesaurus

 2 result(s).
candletaper
candle made of a rushrush-candle

Words Families

 10 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
CANDLEBASICcandle n
CANDLECONTAINERcandle-case n, candle-holder n, candlestick n, canstick n
CANDLEPEOPLEcandle-mine n, candle-waster n
CANDLETYPErush-candle n
CANSTICKBASICsee CANDLE
WASTERBASICsee CANDLE
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