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Search phrase: curtsy

Plays

 22 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
As You Like ItAYL V.iv.215breaths, will, for my kind offer, when I make curtsy,breaths, will for my kind offer, when I make curt'sie,
CoriolanusCor V.iii.27What is that curtsy worth? Or those dove's eyes,What is that Curt'sie worth? Or those Doues eyes,
Henry IV Part 11H4 III.ii.127To dog his heels, and curtsy at his frowns,To dogge his heeles, and curtsie at his frownes,
Henry IV Part 22H4 II.i.123if a man will make curtsy and say nothing, he isIf a man wil curt'sie, and say nothing, he is
Henry IV Part 22H4 epilogue.1First, my fear; then, my curtsy; last, my speech.FIRST, my Feare: then, my Curtsie: last, my Speech.
Henry IV Part 22H4 epilogue.2My fear is your displeasure; my curtsy, my duty;My Feare, is your Displeasure: My Curtsie, my Dutie:
Henry VH5 V.ii.265O Kate, nice customs curtsy to great kings.O Kate, nice Customes cursie to great Kings.
Henry VI Part 33H6 III.ii.57The match is made; she seals it with a curtsy.The Match is made, shee seales it with a Cursie.
King LearKL III.vii.26Shall do a curtsy to our wrath, which menShall do a curt'sie to our wrath, which men
Love's Labour's LostLLL I.ii.61any French courtier for a new-devised curtsy. I thinkany French Courtier for a new deuis'd curtsie. I thinke
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.221Curtsy, sweet hearts. And so the measure ends.Curtsie sweet hearts, and so the Measure ends.
Measure for MeasureMM II.iv.175Bidding the law make curtsy to their will,Bidding the Law make curtsie to their will,
The Merchant of VeniceMV I.i.13That curtsy to them, do them reverence,That curtsie to them, do them reuerence
Much Ado About NothingMA II.i.47curtsy and say, ‘ Father, as it please you.’ But yet for allcurtsie, and say, as it please you: but yet for all
Much Ado About NothingMA II.i.49another curtsy and say, ‘ Father, as it please me.’an other cursie, and say, father, as it please me.
Romeo and JulietRJ II.iv.53Meaning, to curtsy.Meaning to cursie.
The Taming of the ShrewTS IV.i.82of an indifferent knit. Let them curtsy with their leftof an indifferent knit, let them curtsie with their left
Titus AndronicusTit V.iii.73And she whom mighty kingdoms curtsy to,And shee whom mightie kingdomes cursie too,
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK V.i.137.7aloof, she sets fire to it. Then they curtsy and kneela loofe, she sets fire to it, then they curtsey and kneele.
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK V.i.173They curtsy and exeuntThey curtsey and Exeunt.
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK V.ii.67.1Make curtsy, here your love comes.Make curtsie, here your love comes.
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK V.ii.68How do ye? That's a fine maid; there's a curtsy!How doe ye? that's a fine maide, ther's a curtsie.

Glossary

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beckbow, curtsy, gesture of respect
congeecurtsy reverently, make a formal bow
courtesy, cur'sy, curtsyusage, custom, convention
courtesy, cur'sy, curtsycourteous service, polite behaviour, good manners
courtesy, cur'sy, curtsysalutation, first greeting, expression of courtesy
courtesy, cur'sy, curtsycurtsy, bow, gesture of respect
curtsy, curtseyact of courteous respect, deferential action, bow
curtsy, curtseybow low, do reverence, pay respect
curtsy, curtseycourtly ceremony, mannered politeness
favourgesture or token of regard, bow, curtsy
obeisancebow, curtsy, respectful salutation

Thesaurus

 6 result(s).
curtsybeck
curtsyobeisance
curtsyfavour
curtsycourtesy, cur'sy, curtsy
curtsy reverentlycongee
reverently curtsycongee

Words Families

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Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
CURTSYBASICsee COURTESY
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