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Search phrase: centre

Plays

 13 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
HamletHam II.ii.159.1Within the centre.Within the Center.
Henry VH5 I.ii.211As many lines close in the dial's centre;As many Lynes close in the Dials center:
Henry VI Part 11H6 II.ii.6The middle centre of this cursed town.The middle Centure of this cursed Towne.
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND III.ii.54May through the centre creep, and so displeaseMay through the Center creepe, and so displease
Richard IIIR3 V.ii.11Is now even in the centre of this isle,Is now euen in the Centry of this Isle,
Romeo and JulietRJ II.i.2Turn back, dull earth, and find thy centre out.Turne backe dull earth, and find thy Center out.
Titus AndronicusTit IV.iii.12And pierce the inmost centre of the earth.And pierce the inmost Center of the earth:
Troilus and CressidaTC I.iii.85The heavens themselves, the planets, and this centreThe Heauens themselues, the Planets, and this Center,
Troilus and CressidaTC III.ii.177As iron to adamant, as earth to th' centreAs Iron to Adamant: as Earth to th'Center:
Troilus and CressidaTC IV.ii.103Is as the very centre of the earth,Is as the very Center of the earth,
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK I.i.115Must know the centre too; he that will fishMust know the Center too; he that will fish
The Winter's TaleWT I.ii.138Affection, thy intention stabs the centre.Affection? thy Intention stabs the Center.
The Winter's TaleWT II.i.102The centre is not big enough to bearThe Centre is not bigge enough to beare

Poems

 1 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
SonnetsSonn.146.1 Poor soul, the centre of my sinful earth, POore soule the center of my sinfull earth,

Glossary

 18 result(s).
applepupil, centre
barley-breaktype of country game in which a couple occupies a den [nicknamed ‘hell’] in the centre of a [barley] field, and tries to catch other couples, who may separate [break] when about to be caught
blankbull's-eye, target centre; or: line of sight
Capitolgeographical and ceremonial centre of ancient Rome, the seat of government
centrecentre of the earth, axis
centrecore of being, heart, soul
centreearth [seen as centre of the Ptolemaic universe]
clout[archery] pin fixing a target, cloth patch at the centre of a target; mark, bull
high-crosscross in a town centre
Jaques, Saintin Christian tradition, Saint James; a pilgrim centre in Compostella, N Spain
navelvery heart, nerve centre
pin[archery] peg in the middle of a target; centre
prickbull's-eye, target, centre spot
Sardis[pron: 'sahrdis] capital of Lydia, Asia Minor; once the political centre
sternguiding position, centre of control
Tewkesbury[pron: 'tyooksbree] town in Gloucestershire, a mustard-making centre; battle site (1471)
waistmiddle [of the upper deck], centre
white[archery] white ring at the centre of a target

Thesaurus

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centre [in archery]pin
centre of a shipwaist
centre of an eyeapple
centre of controlstern
centre of the earthcentre
centre spotprick
centre, nervenavel
centre, targetblank
cloth patch at the centre of a target [in archery]clout
control, centre ofstern
cross in a town centrehigh-cross
earth, centre of thecentre
nerve centrenavel
spot, centreprick
target centreblank
target, white ring at the centre of a [in archery]white
town centre, cross in ahigh-cross
white ring at the centre of a target [in archery]white

Themes and Topics

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Cosmos...in which the earth was thought to be the centre of a series of spheres around which the ...
... tc i iii 85 the earth seen as the centre of the ptolemaic universe colla...
Religious personalities and beings...i iv 4 saint james name of a pilgrim centre in compostella n spain jephtha...
Britain [outside London]... town in swc england a mustard-making centre in elizabethan times henry vi’s son ed...
World [outside Britain], places and peoples...ii ii 113 geographical and ceremonial centre of ancient rome the seat of government ...
...of lydia asia minor once the political centre scylla mv iii v 14 rock (...

Words Families

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Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
CENTREBASICcentre n
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