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Search phrase: carrion

Plays

 15 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
HamletHam II.ii.182being a good kissing carrion – have you a daughter?being a good kissing Carrion----- / Haue you a daughter?
Henry IV Part 22H4 IV.iv.80.1In the dead carrion.In the dead Carrion.
Henry VI Part 22H6 V.ii.11And made a prey for carrion kites and crowsAnd made a prey for Carrion Kytes and Crowes
Julius CaesarJC III.i.275With carrion men, groaning for burial.With Carrion men, groaning for Buriall.
King Edward IIIE3 II.i.440The loathed carrion that it seems to kiss;The lothed carrion that it seemes to kisse:
King Edward IIIE3 IV.v.45And prey upon the carrion that they kill.and praie vpon the carrion that they kill,
King JohnKJ III.iv.33And be a carrion monster like thyself.And be a Carrion Monster like thy selfe;
Measure for MeasureMM II.ii.167Do as the carrion does, not as the flower,Doe as the Carrion do's, not as the flowre,
The Merchant of VeniceMV II.vii.63A carrion Death, within whose empty eyea carrion death, / Within whose emptie eye
The Merchant of VeniceMV III.i.32Out upon it, old carrion! Rebels it at theseOut vpon it old carrion, rebels it at these
The Merchant of VeniceMV IV.i.41A weight of carrion flesh than to receiveA weight of carrion flesh, then to receiue
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW III.iii.181Shall we send that foolish carrionShall we send that foolishion Carion,
Romeo and JulietRJ III.iii.35In carrion flies than Romeo. They may seizeIn carrion Flies, then Romeo: they may seaze
Romeo and JulietRJ III.v.156Out, you green-sickness carrion! Out, you baggage!Out you greene sicknesse carrion, out you baggage,
Troilus and CressidaTC IV.i.72Of her contaminated carrion weightOf her contaminated carrion weight,

Glossary

 5 result(s).
carriondead putrifying flesh, rotting carcass
carrioncarcass, wretch, worthless beast
carrionloathsome, vile, disgusting, corrupting
carrionpreying on rotting flesh
carrionlean as carrion, skeleton-like; or: putrefying

Thesaurus

 2 result(s).
carrion, lean ascarrion
lean as carrioncarrion

Words Families

 2 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
CARRIONBASICcarrion adj, carrion n
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