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Antony and CleopatraAC II.ii.182Ay, sir, we did sleep day out of countenanceI Sir, we did sleepe day out of countenaunce:
Antony and CleopatraAC IV.xiv.85Turn from me then that noble countenanceTurne from me then that Noble countenance,
As You Like ItAYL I.i.16something that nature gave me his countenance seemssomething that nature gaue mee, his countenance seemes
As You Like ItAYL II.vii.109And therefore put I on the countenanceAnd therefore put I on the countenance
As You Like ItAYL IV.i.32and almost chide God for making you that countenanceand almost chide God for making you that countenance
As You Like ItAYL IV.iii.37Than in their countenance. Will you hear the letter?Then in their countenance: will you heare the letter?
CoriolanusCor I.iii.61countenance! I saw him run after a gilded butterfly, andcountenance. I saw him run after a gilded Butterfly, &
CoriolanusCor V.vi.40He waged me with his countenance as ifHe wadg'd me with his Countenance, as if
HamletHam I.ii.232A countenance more in sorrow than in anger.A countenance more in sorrow then in anger.
HamletHam I.iii.113And hath given countenance to his speech, my lord,And hath giuen countenance to his speech, / My Lord,
HamletHam IV.i.32Both countenance and excuse. Ho, Guildenstern!Both countenance, and excuse. / Ho Guildenstern:
HamletHam IV.ii.15Ay, sir, that soaks up the King's countenance,I sir, that sokes vp the Kings Countenance,
HamletHam V.i.27that great folk should have countenance in this world tothat great folke should haue countenance in this world to
Henry IV Part 11H4 I.ii.29under whose countenance we steal.vnder whose countenance we steale.
Henry IV Part 11H4 I.ii.154thief, for the poor abuses of the time want countenance.theefe; for the poore abuses of the time, want countenance.
Henry IV Part 11H4 II.iv.385O the Father, how he holds his countenance!O the Father, how hee holdes his countenance?
Henry IV Part 11H4 III.ii.65And gave his countenance against his nameAnd gaue his Countenance, against his Name,
Henry IV Part 11H4 V.i.69By unkind usage, dangerous countenance,By vnkinde vsage, dangerous countenance,
Henry IV Part 22H4 IV.ii.13Would he abuse the countenance of the king?Would hee abuse the Countenance of the King,
Henry IV Part 22H4 IV.ii.24Imply the countenance and grace of heavenEmploy the Countenance, and Grace of Heauen,
Henry IV Part 22H4 V.i.33I beseech you, sir, to countenance William Visor ofI beseech you sir, / To countenance William Visor of
Henry IV Part 22H4 V.i.38God forbid, sir, but a knave should have some countenanceheauen forbid Sir, but a Knaue should haue some Countenance,
Henry IV Part 22H4 V.v.7comes by, and do but mark the countenance that hecomes by: and do but marke the countenance that hee
Henry VH5 III.vii.27bidding of a monarch, and his countenance enforcesbidding of a Monarch, and his countenance enforces
Henry VI Part 11H6 I.iv.47My grisly countenance made others fly;My grisly countenance made others flye,
Henry VI Part 22H6 II.i.163Under the countenance and confederacyVnder the Countenance and Confederacie
Henry VI Part 22H6 III.i.5The strangeness of his altered countenance?The strangenesse of his alter'd Countenance?
Henry VI Part 22H6 III.i.99Nor change my countenance for this arrest;Nor change my Countenance for this Arrest:
Henry VIIIH8 II.iv.26Yea, subject to your countenance, glad or sorryYea, subiect to your Countenance: Glad, or sorry,
Henry VIIIH8 III.ii.81Was in his countenance. You he badeWas in his countenance. You he bad
Julius CaesarJC I.ii.38I turn the trouble of my countenanceI turne the trouble of my Countenance
Julius CaesarJC I.iii.159His countenance, like richest alchemy,His Countenance, like richest Alchymie,
King LearKL I.ii.155displeasure in him by word nor countenance?displeasure in him, by word, nor countenance?
King LearKL I.iv.27No, sir; but you have that in your countenanceNo Sir, but you haue that in your countenance,
King LearKL II.ii.88His countenance likes me not.His countenance likes me not.
King LearKL V.i.63His countenance for the battle, which being done,His countenance for the Battaile, which being done,
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.272This pert Berowne was out of countenance quite.This pert Berowne was out of count'nance quite.
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.604I will not be put out of countenance.I will not be put out of countenance.
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.617now forward, for we have put thee in countenance.now forward, for we haue put thee in countenance
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.618You have put me out of countenance.You haue put me out of countenance.
MacbethMac II.iii.77To countenance this horror. Ring the bell!To countenance this horror. Ring the Bell.
Measure for MeasureMM V.i.118In countenance. Heaven shield your grace from woe,In countenance: heauen shield your Grace from woe,
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW II.ii.6should lay my countenance to pawn. I have grated uponshould lay my countenance to pawne: I haue grated vpon
Much Ado About NothingMA V.iv.17Which I will do with confirmed countenance.Which I will doe with confirm'd countenance.
The Taming of the ShrewTS I.i.226Puts my apparel and my countenance on,Puts my apparrell, and my count'nance on,
The Taming of the ShrewTS IV.i.88countenance my mistress.countenance my mistris.
The Taming of the ShrewTS IV.i.91Thou, it seems, that calls for company to countenanceThou it seemes, that cals for company to countenance
The Taming of the ShrewTS IV.ii.65In gait and countenance surely like a father.In gate and countenance surely like a Father.
The Taming of the ShrewTS IV.ii.100In countenance somewhat doth resemble you.In count'nance somewhat doth resemble you.
The Taming of the ShrewTS IV.iv.18Here comes Baptista. Set your countenance, sir.Tra. Here comes Baptista: set your countenance sir.
The Taming of the ShrewTS V.i.35cozen somebody in this city under my countenance.cosen some bodie in this Citie vnder my countenance.
The Taming of the ShrewTS V.i.114While he did bear my countenance in the town,While he did beare my countenance in the towne,
Titus AndronicusTit I.i.266Clear up, fair queen, that cloudy countenance;Cleere vp Faire Queene that cloudy countenance,
Troilus and CressidaTC I.ii.202looks! There's a countenance! Is't not a brave man?lookes? there's a countenance; ist not a braue man?
Troilus and CressidaTC IV.v.195But this thy countenance, still locked in steel,But this thy countenance (still lockt in steele)
The Winter's TaleWT I.ii.343Go then; and, with a countenance as clearGoe then; and with a countenance as cleare
The Winter's TaleWT I.ii.368The King hath on him such a countenanceThe King hath on him such a countenance,
The Winter's TaleWT IV.iv.49Lift up your countenance as it were the dayLift vp your countenance, as it were the day
The Winter's TaleWT V.ii.46of eyes, holding up of hands, with countenance of suchof Eyes, holding vp of Hands, with Countenance of such

Poems

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The Rape of LucreceLuc.343 As if the heavens should countenance his sin. As if the Heauens should countenance his sin.
SonnetsSonn.86.13 But when your countenance filled up his line, But when your countinance fild vp his line,

Glossary

 25 result(s).
browappearance, aspect, countenance
changechange countenance, turn pale
comfortencourage, condone, countenance
countenanceinto a disconcerted state
countenancefavourable appearance, support
countenancedemeanour, bearing, manner
countenancefavour, patronage, approval
countenanceface up to, confront
countenanceappearance, aspect, look
countenanceexpression, look, face
countenanceposition, standing, authority
countenanceapprove, support, encourage
countenancehonour, grace, pay respect to
countenancedisconcerted, abashed
countenancemake one feel comfortable, encourage
EthiopEthiopian, African, person with a dark countenance
EthiopianAfrican, person with a dark countenance
facecountenance, condone, cover over
favour[facial] appearance, countenance, features, looks
fisnomyphysiognomy, face, countenance
foreheadcommanding countenance, assurance, audacity
imageappearance, aspect, countenance
leercomplexion, countenance, look
pictureappearance, countenance, visible form
visageface, countenance

Thesaurus

 12 result(s).
change countenancechange
countenanceimage
countenancebrow
countenancecomfort
countenancevisage
countenanceface
countenanceleer
countenancefavour
countenancefisnomy
countenancepicture
countenance, changechange
countenance, commandingforehead

Themes and Topics

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Frequently Encountered Words (FEW)...n ) (v ) brow (n ) appearance aspect countenance ham iii iii 7 [claudius to rosencrantz ...
...es] almost chide god for making you that countenance you are chide (v ) 2--4 colours (n ) ...
...n of fours core three visage (n ) face countenance mv iii ii 59 [portia to bassanio of th...

Words Families

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Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
COUNTENANCEBASICcountenance n, countenance v
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