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Search phrase: centaur

Plays

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PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
The Comedy of ErrorsCE I.ii.9Go, bear it to the Centaur, where we host,Goe beare it to the Centaure, where we host,
The Comedy of ErrorsCE I.ii.104I'll to the Centaur to go seek this slave.Ile to the Centaur to goe seeke this slaue,
The Comedy of ErrorsCE II.ii.2Safe at the Centaur, and the heedful slaveSafe at the Centaur, and the heedfull slaue 
The Comedy of ErrorsCE II.ii.9You know no Centaur. You received no gold.You know no Centaur? you receiu'd no gold? 
The Comedy of ErrorsCE II.ii.16Home to the Centaur with the gold you gave me.Home to the Centaur with the gold you gaue me. 
The Comedy of ErrorsCE IV.iv.147Come to the Centaur. Fetch our stuff from thence.Come to the Centaur, fetch our stuffe from thence:
The Comedy of ErrorsCE V.i.411Your goods that lay at host, sir, in the Centaur.Your goods that lay at host sir in the Centaur. 

Glossary

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Centaurcreature with the upper half of a man and the rear legs of a horse; reputed for bestial behaviour
Nessuscentaur, shot by Hercules for attempting to rape Deianeira; Nessus gave her a poisonous liquid disguised as a love-potion, causing Hercules' death when he wore a shirt dipped in it

Thesaurus

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centaurSagittary
centaurNessus

Themes and Topics

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Classical mythology

Words Families

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Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
CENTAURBASICcentaur n
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