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Search phrase: complain

Plays

 15 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
As You Like ItAYL III.ii.28by nature nor art may complain of good breeding, orby Nature, nor Art, may complaine of good breeding, or
The Comedy of ErrorsCE II.i.37As much or more we should ourselves complain.As much, or more, we should our selues complaine: 
The Comedy of ErrorsCE V.i.113Complain unto the Duke of this indignity.Complaine vnto the Duke of this indignity. 
CoriolanusCor I.i.121The former agents, if they did complain,The former Agents, if they did complaine,
Henry IV Part 22H4 IV.ii.114Whereof you did complain, which, by mine honour,Whereof you did complaine; which, by mine Honor,
Henry VI Part 11H6 IV.i.87What is that wrong whereof you both complain?What is that wrong, wherof you both complain
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.302Let us complain to them what fools were here,Let vs complaine to them what fooles were heare,
Measure for MeasureMM II.i.113complain of? Come me to what was done to her.complaine of? Come me to what was done to her.
Measure for MeasureMM II.iv.171To whom should I complain? Did I tell this,To whom should I complaine? Did I tell this,
Measure for MeasureMM V.i.114.1Thou cam'st here to complain.Thou cam'st heere to complaine.
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW I.i.103Now, Master Shallow, you'll complain of meNow, Master Shallow, you'll complaine of me to
Richard IIR2 I.ii.42Where then, alas, may I complain myself?Where then (alas may I) complaint my selfe? ?
Richard IIR2 III.iv.18And what I want it boots not to complain.And what I want, it bootes not to complaine.
Romeo and JulietRJ II.chorus.7But to his foe supposed he must complain,But to his foe suppos'd he must complaine,
The Taming of the ShrewTS IV.i.26or shall I complain on thee to our mistress, whose handor shall I complaine on thee to our mistris, whose hand

Poems

 6 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
The Passionate PilgrimPP.20.15 That to hear her so complain, That to heare her so complaine,
The Rape of LucreceLuc.598 To all the host of heaven I complain me To all the Host of Heauen I complaine me.
The Rape of LucreceLuc.845 Besides, of weariness he did complain him, Besides of wearinesse he did complaine him,
SonnetsSonn.28.7 The one by toil, the other to complain The one by toyle, the other to complaine
Venus and AdonisVen.160 Steal thine own freedom, and complain on theft. Steale thine own freedome, and complaine on theft.
Venus and AdonisVen.544 Whereon they surfeit, yet complain on drouth. Whereon they surfet, yet complaine on drouth,

Glossary

 8 result(s).
complainlament, bewail, bemoan
contentednot disposed to complain, amenable
exclaimcomplain, protest, make an outcry
grudgegrumble, complain, be discontented
mumblegrumble [beneath the breath], complain, mutter
musecomplain, deplore, be astonished
plaincomplain, lament, bewail
repinebe discontented, complain, feel dissatisfaction

Thesaurus

 7 result(s).
complainexclaim
complainmuse
complainmumble
complainrepine
complainplain
complaingrudge
complain, not disposed tocontented

Words Families

 11 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
COMPLAINBASICcomplain v, complaining adj, complaining n, complaint n, plaining n, plaint n, plaintful adj
COMPLAINPEOPLEcomplainer n, plaintiff n
PLAINTBASICsee COMPLAIN
PLAINTIFFBASICsee COMPLAIN
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