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Search phrase: discretion

Plays

 33 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND I.ii.75ladies out of their wits they would have no more discretionLadies out of their Wittes, they would haue no more discretion
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND V.i.227True; and a goose for his discretion.True, and a Goose for his discretion.
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND V.i.229his discretion; and the fox carries the goose.his discretion, and the Fox carries the Goose.
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND V.i.230His discretion, I am sure, cannot carry hisHis discretion I am sure cannot carrie his
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND V.i.232it to his discretion, and let us listen to the moon.it to his discretion, and let vs hearken to the Moone.
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND V.i.246It appears by his small light of discretion thatIt appeares by his smal light of discretion, that
Antony and CleopatraAC II.vii.10him and his discretion.him & his discretion.
As You Like ItAYL I.i.136Therefore use thy discretion; I had as lief thou didsttherefore vse thy discretion, I had as liefe thou didst
CoriolanusCor I.i.200For though abundantly they lack discretion,For though abundantly they lacke discretion
HamletHam I.ii.5Yet so far hath discretion fought with natureYet so farre hath Discretion fought with Nature,
HamletHam II.i.117To lack discretion. Come, go we to the King.To lacke discretion. Come, go we to the King,
HamletHam II.ii.465accent and good discretion.accent, and good discretion.
HamletHam III.ii.16Be not too tame neither. But let your own discretionBe not too tame neyther: but let your owne Discretion
Henry IV Part 11H4 V.iv.118image of life indeed. The better part of valour is discretion,image of life indeede. The better part of Valour, is Discretion;
Henry VH5 II.iv.38Covering discretion with a coat of folly;Couering Discretion with a Coat of Folly;
Henry VH5 III.ii.124discretion you ought to use me, look you, being as good adiscretion you ought to vse me, looke you, being as good a
Henry VIIIH8 I.i.50All this was ordered by the good discretionAll this was ordred by the good Discretion
Henry VIIIH8 V.iii.137Was it discretion, lords, to let this man,Was it discretion Lords, to let this man,
King LearKL II.iv.144By some discretion that discerns your stateBy some discretion, that discernes your state
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.i.69purse of wit, thou pigeon-egg of discretion. O, an thepurse of wit, thou Pidgeon-egge of discretion. O & the
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.719seen the day of wrong through the little hole of discretion,seene the day of wrong, through the little hole of discretion,
Measure for MeasureMM I.i.71Nor do I think the man of safe discretionNor doe I thinke the man of safe discretion
Much Ado About NothingMA II.iii.189avoids them with great discretion, or undertakes themauoydes them with great discretion, or vndertakes them
OthelloOth II.iii.3Not to outsport discretion.Not to out-sport discretion.
OthelloOth III.iii.34Well, do your discretion.Well, do your discretion.
PericlesPer I.iii.4was a wise fellow and had good discretion that, beingwas a wise fellowe, and had good discretion, that beeing
The Merchant of VeniceMV III.v.60O dear discretion, how his words are suited!O deare discretion, how his words are suted,
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW I.i.235It is a fery discretion answer, save the fall is in theIt is a fery discetion-answere; saue the fall is in the
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW II.ii.125Old folks, you know, have discretion, as they say,olde folkes you know, haue discretion, as they say,
The TempestTem II.i.191discretion so weakly. Will you laugh me asleep, for Idiscretion so weakly: Will you laugh me asleepe, for I
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG IV.iv.62That can with some discretion do my business,That can with some discretion doe my businesse:
Troilus and CressidaTC I.ii.23is crushed into folly, his folly sauced with discretion.is crusht into folly, his folly sauced with discretion:
Troilus and CressidaTC I.ii.251Well, well! Why, have you any discretion?Well, well? Why haue you any discretion?

Glossary

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adviceforethought, discretion, wisdom
betraydisclose the secrets of, reveal the indiscretions of
discretionjudgement, discernment, awareness
discretionprudence, sound judgement, good sense
disposedisposal, control, discretion
indiscretionlack of judgement, recklessness
judgementdiscretion, good sense, tact

Thesaurus

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discretionadvice
discretionjudgement
discretiondispose
indiscretions, revealbetray
reveal indiscretionsbetray

Themes and Topics

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Welsh...ion the woman mw i.i.211 a very discretion answer mw i.i.235 how melanchol...

Words Families

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Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
DISCREETBASICdiscretion n
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