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 66 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND IV.i.177Of this discourse we more will hear anon.Of this discourse we shall heare more anon.
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND IV.ii.26Masters, I am to discourse wonders – but askMasters, I am to discourse wonders; but ask me
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND V.i.150At large discourse while here they do remain.At large discourse, while here they doe remaine.
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND V.i.165discourse, my lord.discourse, my Lord.
CoriolanusCor IV.v.203and turns up the white o'th' eye to his discourse. But theand turnes vp the white o'th' eye to his Discourse. But the
CymbelineCym III.iii.38In this our pinching cave shall we discourseIn this our pinching Caue, shall we discourse
CymbelineCym III.vii.63Discourse is heavy, fasting: when we have suppedDiscourse is heauy, fasting: when we haue supp'd
HamletHam I.ii.150O God, a beast that wants discourse of reason(O Heauen! A beast that wants discourse of Reason
HamletHam III.i.108should admit no discourse to your beauty.should admit no discourse to your Beautie.
HamletHam III.ii.316Good my lord, put your discourse intomy Lord put your discourse into
HamletHam III.ii.367and it will discourse most eloquent music. Look you,and it will discourse most excellent Musicke. Looke you,
HamletHam III.iv.119And with th' incorporal air do hold discourse?And with their corporall ayre do hold discourse.
HamletHam IV.iv.36Sure He that made us with such large discourse,
Henry VH5 I.i.43List his discourse of war, and you shall hearList his discourse of Warre; and you shall heare
Henry VH5 III.ii.102It is no time to discourse, so Chrish save me!It is no time to discourse, so Chrish saue me:
Henry VH5 III.ii.104King, and the Dukes – it is no time to discourse, theKing, and the Dukes: it is no time to discourse, the
Henry VI Part 11H6 I.iv.26Discourse, I prithee, on this turret's top.Discourse I prethee on this Turrets top.
Henry VI Part 22H6 I.i.102Nephew, what means this passionate discourse,Nephew, what meanes this passionate discourse?
Henry VI Part 33H6 III.iii.88Oxford, how haps it in this smooth discourseOxford, how haps it in this smooth discourse,
Julius CaesarJC III.i.295According to the which, thou shalt discourseAccording to the which, thou shalt discourse
King Edward IIIE3 II.i.27Her wit more fluent. What a strange discourseHer wit more fluent, what a strange discourse,
King Edward IIIE3 II.i.39To hear war beautified by her discourse.To heare warre beautified by her discourse,
King Edward IIIE3 III.i.140The sad discourse of this discomfiture.The sad discourse of this discomfiture.
Love's Labour's LostLLL II.i.76So sweet and voluble is his discourse.So sweet and voluble is his discourse.
Love's Labour's LostLLL III.i.80No, page; it is an epilogue or discourse to make plainNo Page, it is an epilogue or discourse to make plaine,
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.i.10lofty, his discourse peremptory, his tongue filed, hislofty, his discourse peremptorie: his tongue filed, his
Measure for MeasureMM I.i.4Would seem in me t' affect speech and discourse,Would seeme in me t' affect speech & discourse,
Measure for MeasureMM I.ii.184When she will play with reason and discourse,When she will play with reason, and discourse,
Much Ado About NothingMA I.i.265discourse is sometime guarded with fragments, and thediscourse is sometime guarded with fragments, and the
Much Ado About NothingMA II.iii.32good discourse, an excellent musician, and her hair shallgood discourse: an excellent Musitian, and her haire shal
Much Ado About NothingMA III.i.5Walk in the orchard, and our whole discourseWalke in the Orchard, and our whole discourse
OthelloOth I.iii.149Devour up my discourse, which I observingDeuoure vp my discourse. Which I obseruing,
OthelloOth II.iii.273squabble! Swagger! Swear! And discourse fustian withsquabble? Swagger? Sweare? And discourse Fustian with
OthelloOth III.i.51Give me advantage of some brief discourseGiue me aduantage of some breefe Discourse
OthelloOth IV.ii.152Either in discourse of thought or actual deed;Either in discourse of thought, or actuall deed,
PericlesPer I.iv.18I'll then discourse our woes, felt several years,Ile then discourse our woes felt seuerall yeares,
Richard IIR2 II.iii.6And yet your fair discourse hath been as sugar,And yet our faire discourse hath beene as sugar,
Richard IIIR3 III.vii.19Untouched, or slightly handled in discourse;Vntoucht, or sleightly handled in discourse.
Richard IIIR3 V.iii.100And ample interchange of sweet discourseAnd ample enterchange of sweet Discourse,
The Comedy of ErrorsCE II.i.92If voluble and sharp discourse be marred,If voluble and sharpe discourse be mar'd, 
The Comedy of ErrorsCE III.i.109I know a wench of excellent discourse,I know a wench of excellent discourse, 
The Comedy of ErrorsCE III.ii.169Of such enchanting presence and discourse,Of such inchanting presence and discourse,
The Merchant of VeniceMV III.v.42discourse grow commendable in none only but parrots.discourse grow commendable in none onely but Parrats:
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW II.ii.218excellent breeding, admirable discourse, of greatexcellent breeding, admirable discourse, of great
The TempestTem III.iii.40.1Of excellent dumb discourse.Of excellent dumbe discourse.
The TempestTem V.i.304With such discourse as, I not doubt, shall make itWith such discourse, as I not doubt, shall make it
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG I.iii.31Hear sweet discourse, converse with noblemen,Heare sweet discourse, conuerse with Noblemen,
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG II.iv.107Leave off discourse of disability;Leaue off discourse of disabilitie:
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG II.iv.125I know you joy not in a love discourse.I know you ioy not in a Loue-discourse.
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG II.iv.138Now no discourse, except it be of love;Now, no discourse, except it be of loue:
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG V.ii.15How likes she my discourse?How likes she my discourse?
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG V.ii.17But well when I discourse of love and peace?But well, when I discourse of loue and peace.
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG V.ii.44Therefore, I pray you, stand not to discourse,Therefore I pray you stand, not to discourse,
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG V.iv.164With our discourse to make your grace to smile.With our discourse, to make your Grace to smile.
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK II.i.39look merrily, discourse of many things, but nothing oflooke merrily, discourse of many things, / But nothing of
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK III.vi.38And every day discourse you into health,And ev'ry day discourse you into health,
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK III.vi.129Die as discourse or sleep; only this fears me,Die, as discourse, or sleepe: Onely this feares me,
Titus AndronicusTit V.i.26The crying babe controlled with this discourse:The crying babe control'd with this discourse:
Titus AndronicusTit V.iii.80When with his solemn tongue he did discourseWhen with his solemne tongue he did discourse
Troilus and CressidaTC I.i.56Handlest in thy discourse, O, that her hand,Handlest in thy discourse. O that her Hand
Troilus and CressidaTC I.ii.253birth, beauty, good shape, discourse, manhood, learning,birth, b auty, good shape, discourse, manhood, learning,
Troilus and CressidaTC II.ii.117So madly hot that no discourse of reason,So madly hot, that no discourse of reason,
Troilus and CressidaTC II.iii.171Holds in his blood such swollen and hot discourseHolds in his bloud such swolne and hot discourse,
Troilus and CressidaTC V.ii.145This is not she. O madness of discourse,This is not she: O madnesse of discourse!
Twelfth NightTN I.iv.25Surprise her with discourse of my dear faith.Surprize her with discourse of my deere faith;
Twelfth NightTN IV.iii.12So far exceed all instance, all discourse,So farre exceed all instance, all discourse,

Poems

 2 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
SonnetsSonn.147.11 My thoughts and my discourse as mad men's are, My thoughts and my discourse as mad mens are,
Venus and AdonisVen.145 ‘ Bid me discourse, I will enchant thine ear, Bid me discourse, I will inchaunt thine eare,

Glossary

 31 result(s).
communetalk, converse, discourse
conferenceconversation, talk, discourse
converseconversation, discourse, interaction
discourserationality, faculty of understanding
discoursetalk, chat, converse
discourseconversation, talk, chat
discourserelate, talk about, recount
discoursecourse, process, manner
discoursesound out, give forth
discourserstory-teller, raconteur, narrator
disputationdialogue, discourse, conversation
encounterconversational interaction, discourse style
entreatmentinteraction, exchange, discourse
exercisesermon, homily, religious discourse
expostulateexpound, debate, discourse
God[used in discourse expressions]
good now[used with various discourse functions]
greetingaddress, speech , discourse
how[used in various discourse functions]
intelligencecommunication, discourse, conversation
leave[in discourse expressions] permission
nayno [with various discourse functions]
parletalk, conversation, discourse
perorationrhetorical speech, oratorical discourse
preachmentsermon, discourse, harangue
proposeconverse, discourse, hold forth
proposeconversation, discourse, purposes
questionconversation, discourse, piece of talk
speechconversation, talk, discourse
taletalking, discourse
themesubject, subject-matter, topic of discourse

Thesaurus

 23 result(s).
discourseexpostulate
discourseentreatment
discoursepreachment
discoursepropose
discoursecommune
discoursespeech
discourseconference
discoursequestion
discourseparle
discoursepropose
discoursetale
discoursedisputation
discourseintelligence
discourseconverse
discoursegreeting
discourse styleencounter
discourse, oratoricalperoration
discourse, religiousexercise
discourse, topic of theme
oratorical discourseperoration
religious discourseexercise
style, discourseencounter
topic of discoursetheme

Themes and Topics

 7 result(s).
Archaisms... the word 'envoy'] it is an epilogue or discourse to make plain / some obscure precedence...
Attention signals...ossary entry at soft (adv.) 2) and as a discourse marker.pay attention! audience c...
Discourse markers...eaks and y responds. - within x, some discourse features show how x is organizing the u...
...ell aware of the communicative force of discourse markers and related expressions, judgin...
...rase to fill an awkward silence  some discourse markers are intended to elicit actions,...
Exclamations...ave other functions: attention signals; discourse markers; politeness....
Responses...ld of course also be used as responses: discourse markers; politeness; exclamations...
Welsh...cal features, such as the stereotypical discourse tag, look you (h5 iii.ii.57). nouns and...
Frequently Encountered Words (FEW)...i.150 [hamlet alone] a beast that wants discourse of reason / would have mourned longer1h...

Words Families

 4 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
DISCOURSEBASICdiscourse n, discourse v
DISCOURSEPEOPLEdiscourser n
DISCOURSENOTdumb-discoursive adj
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