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Search phrase: continual

Plays

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PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
HamletHam V.ii.205have been in continual practice. I shall win at the odds.haue beene in continuall practice; I shall winne at the oddes:
Henry IV Part 22H4 induction.6Upon my tongues continual slanders ride,Vpon my Tongue, continuall Slanders ride,
Henry IV Part 22H4 IV.iv.53With Poins, and other his continual followers.With Pointz, and other his continuall followers.
Henry IV Part 22H4 V.i.72this Shallow to keep Prince Harry in continual laughterthis Shallow, to keepe Prince Harry in continuall Laughter,
Henry VH5 I.ii.185Setting endeavour in continual motion;Setting endeuour in continual motion:
Henry VI Part 11H6 V.v.63An age of discord and continual strife?An Age of discord and continuall strife,
Henry VIIIH8 IV.ii.28Continual meditations, tears, and sorrows,Continuall Meditations, Teares, and Sorrowes,
King Edward IIIE3 III.iv.92Like the continual labouring woodman's axeLike the continuall laboring Wood-mans Axe,
Love's Labour's LostLLL I.i.86Small have continual plodders ever won,Small haue continuall plodders euer wonne,
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW III.v.66her husband, Master Brook, dwelling in a continualher husband (M. Broome) dwelling in a continual
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW III.v.106heat as butter; a man of continual dissolution and thaw.heate as butter; a man of continuall dissolution, and thaw:
PericlesPer IV.ii.8do. And they with continual action are even as good asdoe, and they with continuall action, are euen as good as
Titus AndronicusTit III.i.227Then must my earth with her continual tearsThen must my earth with her continuall teares,

Poems

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The Rape of LucreceLuc.591 To soften it with their continual motion; To soften it with their continuall motion:
SonnetsSonn.123.12 Made more or less by thy continual haste. Made more or les by thy continuall hast:
Venus and AdonisVen.606 She seeks to kindle with continual kissing. She seekes to kindle with continuall kissing.

Glossary

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hourlycontinual, constant, regular
persistedpersistent, continual, enduring
stillconstant, continual, perpetual

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continualpersisted
continualhourly
continualstill
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