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Search phrase: cuckoo

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PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
All's Well That Ends WellAW I.iii.62Your cuckoo sings by kind.your Cuckow sings by kinde.
Antony and CleopatraAC II.vi.28But since the cuckoo builds not for himself,But since the Cuckoo buildes not for himselfe,
Henry IV Part 11H4 II.iv.346A-horseback, ye cuckoo, but afoot he will notA Horse-backe (ye Cuckoe) but a foot hee will not
Henry IV Part 11H4 III.ii.75He was but as the cuckoo is in June,He was but as the Cuckow is in Iune,
King LearKL I.iv.211The hedge-sparrow fed the cuckoo so longthe Hedge-Sparrow fed the Cuckoo so long,
King LearKL IV.iv.4With hardokes, hemlock, nettles, cuckoo-flowers,With Hardokes, Hemlocke, Nettles, Cuckoo flowres,
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.876cuckoo? It should have followed in the end of ourCuckow? It should haue followed in the end of our
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.881one maintained by the owl, th' other by the cuckoo.one maintained by the Owle, / Th'other by the Cuckow.
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.887The cuckoo then, on every tree,The Cuckow then on euerie tree,
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.889‘ Cuckoo!Cuckow.
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.890Cuckoo, cuckoo!’ O, word of fear,Cuckow, Cuckow: O word of feare,
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.896The cuckoo then, on every tree,The Cuckow then on euerie tree
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.898‘Cuckoo!Cuckow.
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.899Cuckoo, cuckoo!' O, word of fear,Cuckow, Cuckow: O word of feare,
The Merchant of VeniceMV V.i.112He knows me as the blind man knows the cuckoo,He knowes me as the blinde man knowes the / Cuckow
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND III.i.124The plainsong cuckoo grey,The plainsong Cuckow gray;
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND III.i.128Who would give a bird the lie, though he cry ‘ cuckooWho would giue a bird the lye, though he cry Cuckow,
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK I.i.19The crow, the slanderous cuckoo, norThe Crow, the slaundrous Cuckoe, nor

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Plants...cies of wild flower which bloom when the cuckoo is heard here associated with the ‘i...

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Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
CUCKOOBASICcuckoo n, cuckoo-bird n
CUCKOOPLANTcuckoo-bud n, cuckoo-flower n
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