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Search phrase: coal

Plays

 8 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
CoriolanusCor I.i.171Than is the coal of fire upon the ice,Then is the coale of fire vpon the Ice,
CoriolanusCor IV.vi.139If he could burn us all into one coal,If he could burne vs all into one coale,
Henry VH5 III.vi.101at his nose, and it is like a coal of fire, sometimes plue,at his nose, and it is like a coale of fire, sometimes plew,
Henry VIIIH8 II.iv.79Have blown this coal betwixt my lord and me – Haue blowne this Coale, betwixt my Lord, and me;
Henry VIIIH8 II.iv.94That I have blown this coal. I do deny it.That I haue blowne this Coale: I do deny it,
King JohnKJ IV.i.108There is no malice in this burning coal;There is no malice in this burning cole,
King JohnKJ V.ii.83Your breath first kindled the dead coal of warsYour breath first kindled the dead coale of warres,
PericlesPer Chorus.III.5The cat, with eyne of burning coal,The Catte with eyne of burning cole,

Poems

 3 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
The Rape of LucreceLuc.47 To quench the coal which in his liver glows. To quench the coale which in his liuer glowes.
Venus and AdonisVen.338 Even as a dying coal revives with wind, Euen as a dying coale reuiues with winde,
Venus and AdonisVen.387 Affection is a coal that must be cooled; Affection is a coale that must be coold,

Glossary

 5 result(s).
cinderburning coal, flaming ember
coalcinder, piece of charcoal
coalember, smouldering fuel
jettype of black coal
sea-coalmined coal of high quality brought by sea

Thesaurus

 6 result(s).
black coaljet
burning coalcinder
coal, blackjet
coal, burningcinder
mined coal brought by seasea-coal
sea, mined coal brought bysea-coal

Words Families

 3 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
COALBASICcoal n
COALCOLOURcoal-black adj
COALTYPEsea-coal adj
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