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Search phrase: exposition

Plays

 5 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
Henry IV Part 22H4 IV.ii.7Your exposition on the holy text,Your exposition on the holy Text,
The Merchant of VeniceMV IV.i.234You know the law, your expositionYou know the Law, your exposition
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND IV.i.38an exposition of sleep come upon me.an exposition of sleepe come vpon me.
PericlesPer I.i.113Your exposition misinterpreting,Your exposition misinterpreting,
Romeo and JulietRJ II.iv.55A most courteous exposition.A most curteous exposition.

Glossary

 8 result(s).
envoyexplanation, exposition, address
expositionmalapropism for ‘disposition’ [= inclination]
inventioncomposition, written exposition
l'envoyexplanation, exposition, address
methodexposition, thesis, expressed content
positiondeliberate exposition, statement as a proposition
prolixitylong-windedness, tedious exposition
unfoldingexposition, proposal, proposition

Thesaurus

 9 result(s).
expositionmethod
expositionunfolding
expositionenvoy
expositionl'envoy
exposition, deliberateposition
exposition, tediousprolixity
exposition, writteninvention
tedious expositionprolixity
written expositioninvention
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