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Search phrase: circle

Plays

 15 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
Antony and CleopatraAC III.xii.18The circle of the Ptolemies for her heirs,The Circle of the Ptolomies for her heyres,
As You Like ItAYL II.v.56'Tis a Greek invocation, to call fools into a circle.'Tis a Greeke inuocation, to call fools into a circle.
As You Like ItAYL V.iv.34Obscured in the circle of this forest.Obscured in the circle of this Forrest.
CymbelineCym V.iv.30.6 circle Posthumus round as he lies sleepingcircle Posthumus round as he lies sleeping.
Henry VH5 V.ii.289make a circle; if conjure up love in her in his true likeness,make a Circle: if coniure vp Loue in her in his true likenesse,
Henry VI Part 11H6 I.ii.133Glory is like a circle in the water,Glory is like a Circle in the Water,
Henry VI Part 11H6 I.ii.136With Henry's death the English circle ends;With Henries death, the English Circle ends,
Henry VI Part 22H6 I.iv.22.2circle. Bolingbroke or Southwell reads ‘ConjuroCircle, Bullingbrooke or Southwell reades, Coniuro
King Edward IIIE3 III.i.72Figuring the horned circle of the moon;Figuring the horned Circle of the Moone,
King JohnKJ V.i.2.1The circle of my glory.The Circle of my glory.
King JohnKJ V.ii.136From out the circle of his territories.From out the circle of his Territories.
King LearKL V.iii.172The wheel is come full circle; I am here.The Wheele is come full circle, I am heere.
Romeo and JulietRJ II.i.24To raise a spirit in his mistress' circleTo raise a spirit in his Mistresse circle,
The TempestTem V.i.58.5They all enter the circle which Prospero had made,They all enter the circle which Prospero had made,
Titus AndronicusTit III.i.275You, heavy people, circle me about,You heauie people, circle me about,

Glossary

 20 result(s).
bevycompany, circle, coterie
circlecrown, coronet, diadem
circlemagic circle
circlecompass, confines, bounds
compasscircle, circumference, bound
compassbend into a circle, make to curve round
ducdame[unclear meaning] probably a nonsense word, explained later by Jaques to mean a ‘Greek invocation, to call fools into a circle
hallowed vergemagic circle, charmed ring
Ocircle, orb, sphere
orbfairy ring, circle
orbsphere, orbit, circle
packgang, group, circle, confederacy
patendish on which the bread is placed during the Mass; shining circle
rigolcircle, ring
ringcircle surrounding the sovereign's head [on a coin]; ringing [of the voice]
ringletfairy dance in a ring, circle dance
roundcircle dance, ring
roundeldance in a circle
tower[falconry] mount up to a great height, circle, soar
wheelturn to face in a new direction, circle round

Thesaurus

 23 result(s).
bend into a circlecompass
circlebevy
circleorb
circlepack
circleorb
circlecompass
circleO
circlerigol
circle [in falconry]tower
circle danceround
circle danceringlet
circle on the sovereign's head [on a coin]ring
circle roundwheel
circle, bend into acompass
circle, dance in aroundel
circle, magiccircle
circle, magichallowed verge
circle, shiningpaten
dance in a circleroundel
magic circlecircle
magic circlehallowed verge
round, circlewheel
shining circlepaten

Words Families

 10 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
CIRCLEBASICcircle n, circle v, circled adj, circling adj
CIRCLEACTIONencircle v
CIRCLETYPEcirclet n, semicircle n, semicircled adj
ENCIRCLEBASICsee CIRCLE
SEMICIRCLEBASICsee CIRCLE
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