if you are searching for a compound word, note that it might appear in any of three ways, reflecting varied editorial practice: spaced ('house keeper'), solid ('housekeeper'), or hyphenated ('house-keeper')
or use Advanced Search

Search results

Search phrase: compassed


 7 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
King Edward IIIE3 IV.iii.59And we have compassed him; he cannot scape.And we haue compast him he cannot scape.
MacbethMac V.vi.95I see thee compassed with thy kingdom's pearlI see thee compast with thy Kingdomes Pearle,
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW III.v.101next, to be compassed like a good bilbo in the circumferenceNext to be compass'd like a good Bilbo in the circumference
The Taming of the ShrewTS IV.iii.135‘ With a small compassed cape.’With a small compast cape.
The TempestTem III.ii.58How now shall this be compassed? CanstHow now shall this be compast? / Canst
Troilus and CressidaTC I.ii.112th' other day into the compassed window – and youth'other day into the compast window, and you
The Winter's TaleWT IV.iii.93a bailiff; then he compassed a motion of the Prodigal(a Bayliffe) then hee compast a Motion of the Prodigall


 2 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
Venus and AdonisVen.272 Upon his compassed crest now stand on end; Vpon his compast crest now stand on end,
Venus and AdonisVen.567 Things out of hope are compassed oft with vent'ring, Things out of hope, are compast oft with ventring,


 1 result(s).
compassedcurved, rounded, arched


 0 result(s).