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 79 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
All's Well That Ends WellAW II.iii.118Of colour, weight, and heat, poured all together,Of colour, waight, and heat, pour'd all together,
All's Well That Ends WellAW II.v.59Which holds not colour with the time, nor doesWhich holds not colour with the time, nor does
All's Well That Ends WellAW IV.v.4his colour. Your daughter-in-law had been alive at thishis colour: your daughter-in-law had beene aliue at this
All's Well That Ends WellAW V.iii.50Scorned a fair colour or expressed it stolen,Scorn'd a faire colour, or exprest it stolne,
Antony and CleopatraAC I.iii.32Nay, pray you seek no colour for your going,Nay pray you seeke no colour for your going,
Antony and CleopatraAC II.v.114The colour of her hair. Bring me word quickly.The colour of her haire. Bring me word quickly,
Antony and CleopatraAC II.vii.46What colour is it of?What colour is it of?
Antony and CleopatraAC II.vii.47Of it own colour too.Of it owne colour too.
Antony and CleopatraAC III.iii.32.1Her hair, what colour?Her haire what colour?
Antony and CleopatraAC IV.xiv.69.1Put colour in thy cheek.Put colour in thy Cheeke.
As You Like ItAYL I.ii.95Sport? Of what colour?Sport: of what colour?
As You Like ItAYL I.ii.96What colour, madam? How shall I answer you?What colour Madame? How shall I aunswer you?
As You Like ItAYL III.ii.176Change you colour?change you colour?
As You Like ItAYL III.ii.396and women are for the most part cattle of this colour;and women are for the most part, cattle of this colour:
As You Like ItAYL III.iv.6His very hair is of the dissembling colour.His very haire / Is of the dissembling colour.
As You Like ItAYL III.iv.9I'faith, his hair is of a good colour.I'faith his haire is of a good colour.
As You Like ItAYL III.iv.10An excellent colour: your chestnut was ever theAn excellent colour: / Your Chessenut was euer the
As You Like ItAYL III.iv.11only colour.onely colour:
CoriolanusCor III.i.252.1With cloth of any colour.With Cloth of any Colour.
CymbelineCym III.i.51The sides o'th' world, against all colour hereThe sides o'th'World, against all colour heere,
CymbelineCym IV.ii.167I'll willingly to him; to gain his colourIle willingly to him, to gaine his colour,
CymbelineCym IV.ii.330Give colour to my pale cheek with thy blood,Giue colour to my pale cheeke with thy blood,
HamletHam I.ii.68Good Hamlet, cast thy nighted colour off,Good Hamlet cast thy nightly colour off,
HamletHam II.ii.280which your modesties have not craft enough to colour.which your modesties haue not craft enough to color,
HamletHam II.ii.517Look, whe'er he has not turned his colour,Looke where he ha's not turn'd his colour,
HamletHam III.i.45That show of such an exercise may colourThat shew of such an exercise may colour
HamletHam III.iv.131Will want true colour – tears perchance for blood.Will want true colour; teares perchance for blood.
Henry IV Part 11H4 I.iii.108Colour her working with such deadly wounds,Colour her working with such deadly wounds;
Henry IV Part 11H4 III.ii.100For of no right, nor colour like to right,For of no Right, nor colour like to Right.
Henry IV Part 11H4 V.i.75With some fine colour that may please the eyeWith some fine colour, that may please the eye
Henry IV Part 22H4 I.ii.248matter if I do halt; I have the wars for my colour, andmatter, if I do halt, I haue the warres for my colour, and
Henry IV Part 22H4 II.iv.24extraordinarily as heart would desire, and your colour,extraordinarily, as heart would desire; and your Colour
Henry IV Part 22H4 V.v.89you heard was but a colour.you heard, was but a colour.
Henry IV Part 22H4 V.v.90A colour that I fear you will die in, Sir John.A colour I feare, that you will dye in, Sir Iohn.
Henry VH5 II.iii.31'A could never abide carnation, 'twas a colourA could neuer abide Carnation, 'twas a Colour
Henry VH5 III.vii.18He's of the colour of the nutmeg.Hee's of the colour of the Nutmeg.
Henry VH5 IV.chorus.37Nor doth he dedicate one jot of colourNor doth he dedicate one iot of Colour
Henry VI Part 11H6 II.iv.34I love no colours; and, without all colourI loue no Colours: and without all colour
Henry VI Part 11H6 IV.i.92Saying the sanguine colour of the leavesSaying, the sanguine colour of the Leaues
Henry VI Part 22H6 II.i.108Sayst thou me so? What colour is this cloak of?Say'st thou me so: what Colour is this Cloake of?
Henry VI Part 22H6 II.i.110Why, that's well said. What colour is my gown of?Why that's well said: What Colour is my Gowne of?
Henry VI Part 22H6 II.i.112Why then, thou knowest what colour jet is of?Why then, thou know'st what Colour Iet is of?
Henry VI Part 22H6 III.i.236But yet we want a colour for his death.But yet we want a Colour for his death:
Henry VI Part 33H6 IV.v.11Under the colour of his usual game,Vnder the colour of his vsuall game,
Henry VIIIH8 I.i.178For 'twas indeed his colour, but he came(For twas indeed his colour, but he came
Henry VIIIH8 IV.ii.98And of an earthy colour? Mark her eyes.And of an earthy cold? Marke her eyes?
Julius CaesarJC I.ii.122His coward lips did from their colour fly,His Coward lippes did from their colour flye,
Julius CaesarJC II.i.29Will bear no colour for the thing he is,Will beare no colour, for the thing he is,
King JohnKJ IV.ii.76The colour of the King doth come and goThe colour of the King doth come, and go
King LearKL II.ii.136This is a fellow of the selfsame colourThis is a Fellow of the selfe same colour,
Love's Labour's LostLLL I.ii.83Green indeed is the colour of lovers; but to haveGreene indeed is the colour of Louers: but to haue
Love's Labour's LostLLL I.ii.84a love of that colour, methinks Samson had small reasona Loue of that colour, methinkes Sampson had small reason
MacbethMac II.ii.64My hands are of your colour; but I shameMy Hands are of your colour: but I shame
Measure for MeasureMM II.i.210you colour it in being a tapster, are you not?you colour it in being a Tapster, are you not?
Measure for MeasureMM IV.iii.71Just of his colour. What if we do omitIust of his colour. What if we do omit
The Merchant of VeniceMV III.ii.244That steals the colour from Bassanio's cheek:That steales the colour from Bassianos cheeke,
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW IV.ii.151not what I seek, show no colour for my extremity. Letnot what I seeke, shew no colour for my extremity: Let
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND III.i.87Of colour like the red rose on triumphant briar,Of colour like the red rose on triumphant bryer,
Much Ado About NothingMA II.iii.33be of what colour it please God. Ha! The Prince andbe of what colour it please God, hah! the Prince and
OthelloOth I.i.74As it may lose some colour.As it may loose some colour.
PericlesPer IV.ii.53Boult, take you the marks of her, the colour of herBoult, take you the markes of her, the colour of her
Richard IIIR3 II.i.87But his red colour hath forsook his cheeks.But his red colour hath forsooke his cheekes.
Richard IIIR3 III.v.1Come, cousin, canst thou quake and change thy colour,Come Cousin, / Canst thou quake, and change thy colour,
The Taming of the ShrewTS IV.i.120There was no link to colour Peter's hat,There was no Linke to colour Peters hat,
Troilus and CressidaTC I.ii.100Why, Paris hath colour enough.Why Paris hath colour inough.
Troilus and CressidaTC I.ii.104he having colour enough, and the other higher, is toohe hauing colour enough, and the other higher, is too
Twelfth NightTN II.iii.149love; wherein, by the colour of his beard, the shape ofloue, wherein by the colour of his beard, the shape of
Twelfth NightTN II.iii.160My purpose is indeed a horse of that colour.My purpose is indeed a horse of that colour.
Twelfth NightTN II.v.192yellow stockings, and 'tis a colour she abhors; and cross-gartered,yellow stockings, and 'tis a colour she abhorres, and crosse garter'd,
Twelfth NightTN III.iv.373Still in this fashion, colour, ornament,Still in this fashion, colour, ornament,
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG II.iv.23What, angry, Sir Thurio? Do you change colour?What, angry, Sir Thurio, do you change colour?
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG IV.ii.3Under the colour of commending him,Vnder the colour of commending him,
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK I.ii.39Hath a good colour; where every seeming good'sHath a good cullor; where eve'ry seeming good's
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK II.i.183This is a pretty colour; will't not doThis is a pretty colour, wilt not doe
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK IV.ii.124Not wanton white, but such a manly colourNot wanton white, but such a manly colour
The Winter's TaleWT II.i.13.1What colour are your eyebrows?What colour are your eye-browes?
The Winter's TaleWT IV.iii.44have saffron to colour the warden pies; mace; dates – haue Saffron to colour the Warden Pies, Mace: Dates,
The Winter's TaleWT IV.iv.552What colour for my visitation shall IWhat colour for my Visitation, shall I
The Winter's TaleWT V.ii.88Who was most marble there changed colour; someWho was most Marble, there changed colour: some

Poems

 11 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
The Rape of LucreceLuc.66 Of either's colour was the other queen, Of eithers colour was the other Queene:
The Rape of LucreceLuc.257 O how her fear did make her colour rise! O how her feare did make her colour rise!
The Rape of LucreceLuc.267 ‘ Why hunt I then for colour or excuses? Why hunt I then for colour or excuses?
The Rape of LucreceLuc.476 Under what colour he commits this ill. Vnder what colour he commits this ill.
The Rape of LucreceLuc.477 Thus he replies: ‘ The colour in thy face, Thus he replies, the colour in thy face,
The Rape of LucreceLuc.481 Under that colour am I come to scale Vnder that colour am I come to scale
The Rape of LucreceLuc.1593 Her lively colour killed with deadly cares. Her liuelie colour kil'd with deadlie cares,
The Rape of LucreceLuc.1600 Sweet love, what spite hath thy fair colour spent? Sweet loue what spite hath thy faire colour spent?
SonnetsSonn.99.15 But sweet or colour it had stolen from thee. But sweet, or culler it had stolne from thee.
SonnetsSonn.101.6 Truth needs no colour, with his colour fixed; Truth needs no collour with his collour fixt,
Venus and AdonisVen.294 In shape, in courage, colour, pace and bone. In shape, in courage, colour, pace and bone.

Glossary

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bepaintcover over, colour, tinge
changeableof varying colour [when viewed from different angles], shot
colourtype, kind, nature
colourdisguise, conceal, cloak
colourexplain, make plausible, excuse
coloursemblance, outward appearance, character
colourpretext, pretence
colourgood ground, convincing reason, excuse
colourdye, stain a new colour
coloursuitable appearance, appropriate character
colourbattle-flag, ensign, standard, banner
colouredcomplexioned, with colour in one's cheeks
commixturecomplexion, mingling of colour
cutornamental gap in a dress to show the colour underneath
gildbring colour to, brighten, illuminate
layput on a surface in layers, add layers of colour to
malmsey-nosenose the colour of malmsey
milkyof the colour of milk; white-haired
overdyeddyed over with another colour
paintingpaint, pigment, colour
roanwith a coat of mixed colour
rose overcolour over like a rose, make rosy
russetreddish-brown [the colour of a rough cloth once worn by country people]
saffronorange-red in colour
sobersubdued in colour, sombre
tinctcolour, hue, tint
tincturecolour, glow, brightness
white[unclear meaning] clearly, lacking colour

Thesaurus

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cheeks, colour in one'scoloured
coat of mixed colour, with a roan
colourbrown
colourblank
colourbepaint
colourazure, azured
colourtincture
colourumber
coloursaffron
colourrubious
colourblue
colourpaly
colourorange-tawny
colourencrimsoned
colourbrown
colourCain-coloured
colourtinct
colourgrey
colourpainting
colourpurple
colourbloody
colourfallow
coloursanguine
colourdamask
colourparti-coloured
colourabram
colourstained
colourrusset
colourenamelled
colourrosed
colourFrench-crown-colour
colourcarnation
colourpurple-in-grain
colourgilded
colourgules
colourdun
colourfaint
colourbrown
colourhoar
colourauburn
colourincarnadine
coloursad
colourtawny
colouramber
colourcommixture
colourroan
colourblushing
colour in one's cheekscoloured
colour over like a roserose over
colour, bringgild
colour, dyed over with anotheroverdyed
colour, lackingwhite
colour, mingling ofcommixture
colour, of varyingchangeable
colour, stain a newcolour
colour, subdued in sober
dyed over with another colouroverdyed
malmsey, nose the colour ofmalmsey-nose
milk, colour ofmilky
mingling of colourcommixture
nose the colour of malmseymalmsey-nose
stain a new colourcolour
subdued in coloursober
varying colour, ofchangeable

Themes and Topics

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Clothing... ornamental gap in a dress to show the colour underneath farthingale...

Words Families

 28 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
COLOURBASICcolour n, colour v, colourable adj, coloured adj
COLOURAMOUNTdivers-coloured adj, many-coloured adj, parti-coloured adj
COLOURAPPEARANCEhigh-coloured adj, pretty-coloured adj
COLOUROBJECTcolours n, water-colours n
COLOURTYPEamber-coloured adj, Cain-coloured adj, dun-coloured adj, ebon-coloured adj, flame-coloured adj, freestone-coloured adj, French-crown-colour adj, peach-coloured adj, purple-coloured adj, raven-coloured adj, ruby-coloured adj, sable-coloured adj, straw-colour adj
COLOURNOTdiscolour v, discoloured adj
DISCOLOURBASICsee COLOUR
PEACH [fruit]BASICCOLOUR
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