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Search phrase: crier

Plays

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PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
HamletHam III.ii.3as many of your players do, I had as lief the town crieras many of your Players do, I had as liue the Town-Cryer
King JohnKJ II.i.134.2Hear the crier!Heare the Cryer.
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW V.v.41Crier Hobgoblin, make the fairy oyes.Crier Hob-goblyn, make the Fairy Oyes.

Glossary

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crierofficer who makes announcements in a court of law
O-yea[unclear meaning] public crier [who shouts Oyez, ‘Hear ye’]

Thesaurus

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crierO-yea

Themes and Topics

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Frequently Encountered Words (FEW)...t to the players] i had as lief the town crier spoke my lines 1h4 iv ii 17 [falstaff a...

Words Families

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Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
CRIERBASICsee CRY
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