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Search phrase: compare

Plays

 23 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
CymbelineCym I.i.22In him that should compare. I do not thinkIn him, that should compare. I do not thinke,
HamletHam V.ii.137I dare not confess that, lest I should compare
Henry IV Part 22H4 II.iv.161Compare with Caesars and with Cannibals,compare with Caesar, and with Caniballs,
Julius CaesarJC III.ii.9I will hear Cassius, and compare their reasons,I will heare Cassius, and compare their Reasons,
King Edward IIIE3 I.ii.156But, to make up my all too long compare,But to make vp my all to long compare,
King Edward IIIE3 III.i.56By land, with Xerxes we compare of strength,By land with Zerxes we compare of strength,
King JohnKJ I.i.79Compare our faces and be judge yourself.Compare our faces, and be Iudge your selfe
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND II.ii.105Made me compare with Hermia's sphery eyne?Made me compare with Hermias sphery eyne?
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND III.ii.138To what, my love, shall I compare thine eyne?To what my, loue, shall I compare thine eyne!
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND III.ii.290Now I perceive that she hath made compareNow I perceiue that she hath made compare
PericlesPer II.i.29ones eat up the little ones. I can compare our richones eate vp the little ones: I can compare our rich
PericlesPer IV.iii.9I'th' justice of compare. O villain Leonine!ith Iustice of compare, O villaine, Leonine
Richard IIR2 II.i.185Or else he never would compare between.Or else he neuer would compare betweene.
Richard IIR2 V.v.1I have been studying how I may compareI haue bin studying, how to compare
Richard IIIR3 IV.iv.119Compare dead happiness with living woe;Compare dead happinesse, with liuing woe:
Romeo and JulietRJ I.ii.85Compare her face with some that I shall show,Compare her face with some that I shall show,
Romeo and JulietRJ II.v.42they be not to be talked on, yet they are past compare.they be not to be talkt on, yet they are past compare:
Romeo and JulietRJ III.v.239Which she hath praised him with above compareWhich she hath prais'd him with aboue compare,
The Taming of the ShrewTS V.ii.173Our strength as weak, our weakness past compare,Our strength as weake, our weakenesse past compare,
Timon of AthensTim IV.iii.321compare to thy flatterers?compare to thy Flatterers?
Troilus and CressidaTC III.ii.173Full of protest, of oath, and big compare,Full of protest, of oath and big compare;
Twelfth NightTN I.iii.111under the degree of my betters, and yet I will not comparevnder the degree of my betters, & yet I will not compare
Twelfth NightTN II.iv.100And can digest as much. Make no compareAnd can digest as much, make no compare

Poems

 9 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
The Rape of LucreceLuc.40 Braving compare, disdainfully did sting Brauing compare, disdainefully did sting
The Rape of LucreceLuc.1102 And to herself all sorrow doth compare; And to her selfe all sorrow doth compare,
SonnetsSonn.18.1 Shall I compare thee to a summer's day? SHall I compare thee to a Summers day?
SonnetsSonn.21.5 Making a couplement of proud compare Making a coopelment of proud compare
SonnetsSonn.32.5 Compare them with the bett'ring of the time, Compare them with the bett'ring of the time,
SonnetsSonn.35.6 Authorizing thy trespass with compare, Authorizing thy trespas with compare,
SonnetsSonn.130.14 As any she belied with false compare. As any she beli'd with false compare.
SonnetsSonn.142.3 O but with mine, compare thou thine own state, O but with mine, compare thou thine owne state,
Venus and AdonisVen.8 ‘ The field's chief flower, sweet above compare, The fields chiefe flower, sweet aboue compare,

Glossary

 10 result(s).
comparevie, rival, compete
comparecomparison, simile, analogy
comparebeyond comparison
matchcompare, equate, make equal
opposecompare, draw a parallel between
paragoncompare, match, place side by side
past-proportionimmeasurableness, quantity beyond compare
scaleweigh, balance, compare
setcompare, match, weigh up
suitmatch, compare, equate

Thesaurus

 8 result(s).
comparescale
comparesuit
compareset
compareoppose
comparematch
compareparagon
compare, quantity beyondpast-proportion
quantity beyond comparepast-proportion

Words Families

 8 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
COMPAREBASICcomparative adj, comparative n, compare n, compare v, comparison n
COMPAREAPPEARANCEself-comparison n
COMPAREINTENSITYincomparable adj
INCOMPARABLEBASICsee COMPARE
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