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Search phrase: corruption

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PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
The Comedy of ErrorsCE II.i.113But falsehood and corruption doth it shame.By falshood and corruption doth it shame: 
HamletHam I.iv.35Shall in the general censure take corruption
HamletHam III.iv.94Stewed in corruption, honeying and making loveStew'd in Corruption; honying and making loue
HamletHam III.iv.149Whiles rank corruption, mining all within,Whil'st ranke Corruption mining all within,
Henry IV Part 11H4 V.ii.22And, his corruption being taken from us,And his corruption being tane from vs,
Henry IV Part 22H4 III.i.73Shall break into corruption ’ – so went on,Shall breake into Corruption: so went on,
Henry VIIIH8 III.ii.444Corruption wins not more than honesty.Corruption wins not more then Honesty.
Henry VIIIH8 IV.ii.71To keep mine honour from corruption,To keepe mine Honor, from Corruption,
Julius CaesarJC IV.iii.15The name of Cassius honours this corruption,The name of Cassius Honors this corruption,
King JohnKJ IV.ii.81The foul corruption of a sweet child's death.The foule corruption of a sweet childes death.
King LearKL III.vi.54Arms, arms, sword, fire! Corruption in the place!
Measure for MeasureMM III.i.234maid from the world! What corruption in this life, thatmaid from the world? what corruption in this life, that
Measure for MeasureMM V.i.316Where I have seen corruption boil and bubbleWhere I haue seene corruption boyle and bubble,
Richard IIR2 V.i.59Shalt break into corruption. Thou shalt think,Shall breake into corruption: thou shalt thinke,
Richard IIIR3 III.vii.121To the corruption of a blemished stock;To the corruption of a blemisht Stock;
Richard IIIR3 III.vii.198From the corruption of abusing timesFrom the corruption of abusing times,
Twelfth NightTN III.iv.347Or any taint of vice whose strong corruptionOr any taint of vice, whose strong corruption
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK I.ii.74.1Off me with that corruption.Off me with that corruption.
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK II.i.126To keep us from corruption of worse men.To keepe us from corruption of worse men,

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Glossary

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attaintdisgrace, dishonour, corruption
attaintstain, infection, corruption
cankercancer, ulcer, blight, corruption
corruptiondestruction, spoiling, contagion
corruptiondecomposition, putrefaction
depravationdepravity, corruption, moral degeneracy
dregimpurity, corruption, defiling matter
taintcorruption, infection, contamination

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corruptioncanker
corruptiondreg
corruptiontaint
corruptionattaint
corruptiondepravation
corruptionattaint

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