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Plays

 50 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
Antony and CleopatraAC V.ii.240I am marble-constant; now the fleeting moonI am Marble constant: now the fleeting Moone
As You Like ItAYL II.iii.57The constant service of the antique world,The constant seruice of the antique world,
As You Like ItAYL III.v.123Between the constant red and mingled damask.Betwixt the constant red, and mingled Damaske.
CoriolanusCor I.i.237And I am constant. Titus Lartius, thouAnd I am constant: Titus Lucius, thou
CoriolanusCor IV.vi.107And perish constant fools. Who is't can blame him?And perish constant Fooles: who is't can blame him?
CoriolanusCor V.ii.90You keep a constant temper.You keepe a constant temper.
CymbelineCym I.v.57fair, virtuous, wise, chaste, constant, qualified andFaire, Vertuous, Wise, Chaste, Constant, Qualified, and
CymbelineCym I.vi.75.2A sly and constant knave.A slye, and constant knaue,
CymbelineCym II.iv.181They are not constant, but are changing still;They are not constant, but are changing still;
CymbelineCym V.v.450Is this most constant wife, who even now,Is this most constant Wife, who euen now
HamletHam V.ii.195I am constant to my purposes. They follow the
Henry IV Part 11H4 II.iii.19laid, our friends true and constant. A good plot, goodlaid; our Friend true and constant: A good Plotte, good
Henry IV Part 11H4 II.iii.111Than Harry Percy's wife. Constant you are,Then Harry Percies wife. Constant you are,
Henry IV Part 22H4 II.iv.264By my troth, I kiss thee with a most constant heart.Nay truely, I kisse thee with a most constant heart.
Henry VH5 II.ii.5Crowned with faith and constant loyalty.Crowned with faith, and constant loyalty.
Henry VH5 II.ii.133Constant in spirit, not swerving with the blood,Constant in spirit, not sweruing with the blood,
Henry VH5 II.iv.35How terrible in constant resolution,How terrible in constant resolution:
Henry VI Part 33H6 III.iii.240This shall assure my constant loyalty:This shall assure my constant Loyalty,
Henry VI Part 33H6 IV.i.77So long as Edward is thy constant friend,So long as Edward is thy constant friend,
Henry VIIIH8 III.i.134Bring me a constant woman to her husband,Bring me a constant woman to her Husband,
Julius CaesarJC III.i.22.2Cassius, be constant:Cassius be constant:
Julius CaesarJC III.i.60But I am constant as the northern star,But I am constant as the Northerne Starre,
Julius CaesarJC III.i.72That I was constant Cimber should be banished,That I was constant Cymber should be banish'd,
Julius CaesarJC III.i.73And constant do remain to keep him so.And constant do remaine to keepe him so.
King JohnKJ III.i.291Than arm thy constant and thy nobler partsThen arme thy constant and thy nobler parts
King LearKL I.i.43We have this hour a constant will to publishWe haue this houre a constant will to publish
King LearKL V.i.4And self-reproving. (To gentleman) Bring his constant pleasure.And selfe reprouing, bring his constant pleasure.
Measure for MeasureMM III.ii.215of course as it is virtuous to be constant in any undertaking.of course, as it is vertuous to be constant in any vndertaking.
The Merchant of VeniceMV II.vi.57Shall she be placed in my constant soul.Shall she be placed in my constant soule.
The Merchant of VeniceMV III.ii.247Of any constant man. What, worse and worse?Of any constant man. What, worse and worse?
Much Ado About NothingMA II.i.160Friendship is constant in all other thingsFriendship is constant in all other things,
Much Ado About NothingMA II.ii.49Be you constant in the accusation, and myBe thou constant in the accusation, and my
Much Ado About NothingMA II.iii.63To one thing constant never:To one thing constant neuer,
OthelloOth II.i.280Is of a constant, loving, noble nature,Is of a constant, louing, Noble Nature,
PericlesPer Chorus.IV.28She would with rich and constant penShe would with rich and constant pen,
The TempestTem I.ii.207Who was so firm, so constant, that this coilWho was so firme, so constant, that this coyle
The TempestTem II.ii.113not constant.not constant.
Troilus and CressidaTC III.ii.109are constant being won; they are burs, I can tell you,are constant being wonne: they are Burres I can tell you,
Troilus and CressidaTC III.ii.200name; call them all Pandars. Let all constant men bename: call them all Panders; let all constant men be
Twelfth NightTN II.iv.19Save in the constant image of the creatureSaue in the constant image of the creature
Twelfth NightTN IV.ii.48are – make the trial of it in any constant question.are, make the triall of it in any constant question.
Twelfth NightTN V.i.109.2Still so constant, lord.Still so constant Lord.
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG II.vi.31I cannot now prove constant to myselfI cannot now proue constant to my selfe,
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG V.iv.112But constant, he were perfect! That one errorBut Constant, he were perfect; that one error
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG V.iv.116More fresh in Julia's with a constant eye?More fresh in Iulia's, with a constant eye?
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK II.i.33victors, that with such a constant nobility enforce aVictors, that with such a constant Nobility, enforce / A
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK V.i.137O sacred, shadowy, cold, and constant queen,O sacred, shadowie, cold and constant Queene,
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK prologue.14There constant to eternity it lives.There constant to Eternity it lives;
The Winter's TaleWT IV.iv.45I be not thine. To this I am most constant,I be not thine. To this I am most constant,
The Winter's TaleWT IV.iv.677more knavery to conceal it; and therein am I constant tomore knauerie to conceale it; and therein am I constant to

Poems

 6 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
The Passionate PilgrimPP.5.3 Though to myself forsworn, to thee I'll constant prove; Though to my selfe forsworn, to thee Ile constant proue,
The Rape of LucreceLuc.1513 But like a constant and confirmed devil, But like a constant and confirmed Deuill,
SonnetsSonn.14.10 And constant stars; in them I read such art And constant stars in them I read such art
SonnetsSonn.53.14 But you like none, none you, for constant heart. But you like none, none you for constant heart.
SonnetsSonn.105.6 Still constant in a wondrous excellence; Still constant in a wondrous excellence,
Venus and AdonisVen.967 Variable passions throng her constant woe, Variable passions throng her constant wo,

Glossary

 13 result(s).
constantsettled, resolved, decided
constantfaithful, steadfast, true
constantsettled, stable, steady
constantunmoving, unchanging, fixed
fastconstant, firm, steadfast
firmconstant, steadfast, resolute
ground[music] constant bass rhythm underneath a descant, foundation
hourlycontinual, constant, regular
levelsteady, steadfast, constant
stableconstant, immutable, firm
stillconstant, continual, perpetual
trueconstant, faithful in love
unremovableimmovable, firm, constant

Thesaurus

 9 result(s).
constanthourly
constantunremovable
constanttrue
constantlevel
constantfirm
constantstable
constantfast
constantstill
rhythm, constant bassground
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