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Search phrase: desired

Plays

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All's Well That Ends WellAW IV.iv.5Time was, I did him a desired office,Time was, I did him a desired office
Antony and CleopatraAC III.xiii.67To be desired to give. It much would please himTo be desir'd to giue. It much would please him,
Antony and CleopatraAC V.ii.295Which hurts, and is desired. Dost thou lie still?Which hurts, and is desir'd. Dost thou lye still?
CymbelineCym I.i.12That most desired the match. But not a courtier,That most desir'd the Match. But not a Courtier,
CymbelineCym III.v.63To her desired Posthumus: gone she is,To her desir'd Posthumus: gone she is,
CymbelineCym V.iv.15Desired more than constrained: to satisfy,Desir'd, more then constrain'd, to satisfie
Henry IV Part 11H4 III.ii.89Save mine, which hath desired to see thee more,Saue mine, which hath desir'd to see thee more:
Henry VH5 IV.vii.156be desired in the hearts of his subjects. I would fain seebe desir'd in the hearts of his Subiects: I would faine see
Henry VI Part 11H6 I.iv.34In fine, redeemed I was as I desired.In fine, redeem'd I was as I desir'd.
Henry VI Part 11H6 II.iii.11Madam, according as your ladyship desired,Madame, according as your Ladyship desir'd,
Henry VI Part 22H6 II.i.101Alas, good master, my wife desired some damsons,Alas, good Master, my Wife desired some
Henry VI Part 33H6 IV.vii.6And brought desired help from Burgundy.And brought desired helpe from Burgundie.
Henry VIIIH8 I.i.188And paved with gold, the Emperor thus desiredAnd pau'd with gold: the Emperor thus desir'd,
Henry VIIIH8 II.i.17Of divers witnesses, which the Duke desiredOf diuers witnesses, which the Duke desir'd
Henry VIIIH8 II.iv.163Have wished the sleeping of this business, never desiredHaue wish'd the sleeping of this busines, neuer desir'd
Henry VIIIH8 V.i.65In the great'st humbleness, and desired your highnessIn the great'st humblenesse, and desir'd your Highnesse
Julius CaesarJC I.ii.268amiss, he desired their worships to think it was hisamisse, he desir'd their Worships to thinke it was his
King LearKL I.iv.243For instant remedy. Be then desired,For instant remedy. Be then desir'd
King LearKL III.iii.2dealing. When I desired their leave that I mightdealing; when I desired their leaue that I might
Love's Labour's LostLLL IV.ii.134unto: Your ladyship's, in all desired employment,vnto. Your Ladiships in all desired imployment,
MacbethMac III.i.20We should have else desired your good advice,We should haue else desir'd your good aduice
Measure for MeasureMM II.iv.91Finding yourself desired of such a personFinding your selfe desir'd of such a person,
Measure for MeasureMM V.i.75I came to her from Claudio, and desired herI came to her from Claudio, and desir'd her,
OthelloOth II.i.198Honey, you shall be well desired in Cyprus:(Hony) you shall be well desir'd in Cyprus,
PericlesPer I.iii.5bid to ask what he would of the king, desired he mightbid to aske what hee would of the King, desired he might
The Comedy of ErrorsCE II.i.60When I desired him to come home to dinnerWhen I desir'd him to come home to dinner, 
The Merchant of VeniceMV II.vi.2.1Desired us to make stand.Desired vs to make a stand.
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW I.iii.18It is a life that I have desired. I will thrive.It is a life that I haue desir'd: I will thriue.
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK V.iv.119As your stolen jewel, and desired your spiritAs your stolne Iewell, and desir'd your spirit
Troilus and CressidaTC II.ii.77And did him service; he touched the ports desired;And did him seruice; he touch'd the Ports desir'd,
Troilus and CressidaTC III.iii.21Desired my Cressid in right great exchange,Desir'd my Cressia in right great exchange.
Troilus and CressidaTC V.x.39endeavour be so desired, and the performance soindeuour be so desir'd, and the performance so

Poems

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A Lover's ComplaintLC.149 Demand of him, nor being desired yielded,; Demaund of him, nor being desired yeelded,
SonnetsSonn.89.6 To set a form upon desired change, To set a forme vpon desired change,
SonnetsSonn.153.11 I, sick withal, the help of bath desired, I sick withall the helpe of bath desired,
The Rape of LucreceLuc.415 What did he note but strongly he desired? What did he note, but strongly he desired?

Glossary

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desiredliked, admired, esteemed
wishedlonged-for, desired

Thesaurus

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desiredwished

Themes and Topics

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Frequently Encountered Words (FEW)... to countess] acording as your ladyship desired , / by message craved, so is lord talbot...

Words Families

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Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
DESIREBASICdesired adj
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