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All's Well That Ends WellAW II.iii.51.1Enter four LordsEnter 3 or 4 Lords.
All's Well That Ends WellAW III.v.94There's four or five, to great Saint Jaques bound,There's foure or fiue, to great S. Iaques bound,
All's Well That Ends WellAW III.vii.24From son to son some four or five descentsFrom sonne to sonne, some foure or fiue discents,
All's Well That Ends WellAW V.iii.131Who hath for four or five removes come shortWho hath for foure or fiue remoues come short,
Antony and CleopatraAC II.vi.73.1Four feasts are toward.Foure Feasts are toward.
Antony and CleopatraAC II.vii.100But I had rather fast from all, four days,but I had rather fast from all, foure dayes,
Antony and CleopatraAC IV.ii.10Enter three or four servitorsEnter 3 or 4 Seruitors.
Antony and CleopatraAC IV.xiv.131Enter four or five of the Guard of AntonyEnter 4. or 5. of the Guard of Anthony.
As You Like ItAYL I.i.95brother the new Duke, and three or four loving lordsbrother the new Duke, and three or foure louing Lords
As You Like ItAYL II.iii.71From seventeen years till now almost four scoreFrom seauentie yeeres, till now almost fourescore
As You Like ItAYL II.iii.74But at four score it is too late a week.But at fourescore, it is too late a weeke,
As You Like ItAYL V.iv.46four quarrels, and like to have fought one.foure quarrels, and like to haue fought one.
The Comedy of ErrorsCE IV.iv.104.1Enter three or four and offer to bind him.Enter three or foure, and offer to binde him:
CoriolanusCor I.ii.6Had circumvention? 'Tis not four days goneHad circumuention: 'tis not foure dayes gone
CoriolanusCor I.vi.20Three or four miles about, else had I, sir,Three or foure miles about, else had I sir
CoriolanusCor I.vi.78But is four Volsces? None of you but isBut is foure Volces? None of you, but is
CoriolanusCor IV.vi.20Enter three or four CitizensEnter three or foure Citizens.
CoriolanusCor V.iii.172The four kneel
CoriolanusCor V.vi.9Enter three or four Conspirators of Aufidius's factionEnter 3 or 4 Conspirators of Auffidius Faction.
CymbelineCym II.ii.6And if thou canst awake by four o'th' clock,And if thou canst awake by foure o'th'clock,
HamletHam II.ii.160You know sometimes he walks four hours togetherYou know sometimes / He walkes foure houres together,
HamletHam III.ii.145.11with some three or four, comes in again, seem to condolewith some two orthree Mutes comes in againe, seeming to lament
HamletHam V.ii.267Richer than that which four successive kingsRicher then that, which foure successiue Kings
HamletHam V.ii.389.2Let four captainsLet foure Captaines
Henry IV Part 11H4 I.ii.123But my lads, my lads, tomorrow morning, by fourBut my Lads, my Lads, to morrow morning, by foure
Henry IV Part 11H4 II.i.1Heigh-ho! An it be not four by the dayHeigh-ho, an't be not foure by the day,
Henry IV Part 11H4 II.ii.12not where. If I travel but four foot by the square furthernot where. If I trauell but foure foot by the squire further
Henry IV Part 11H4 II.ii.58Sirs, you four shall front them in the narrowYou foure shall front them in the narrow
Henry IV Part 11H4 II.iv.4With three or four loggerheads, amongstWith three or foure Logger-heads, amongst
Henry IV Part 11H4 II.iv.153What's the matter? There be four of us hereWhat's the matter? here be foure of vs,
Henry IV Part 11H4 II.iv.157upon poor four of us.vpon poore foure of vs.
Henry IV Part 11H4 II.iv.162four through the hose, my buckler cut through andfoure through the Hose, my Buckler cut through and
Henry IV Part 11H4 II.iv.169We four set upon some dozen – We foure set vpon some dozen.
Henry IV Part 11H4 II.iv.190ward – here I lay, and thus I bore my point. Four roguesword: here I lay, and thus I bore my point; foure Rogues
Henry IV Part 11H4 II.iv.192What, four? Thou saidst but two even now.What, foure? thou sayd'st but two, euen now.
Henry IV Part 11H4 II.iv.193Four, Hal, I told thee four.Foure Hal, I told thee foure.
Henry IV Part 11H4 II.iv.194Ay, ay, he said four.I, I, he said foure.
Henry IV Part 11H4 II.iv.195These four came all afront, and mainly thrustThese foure came all a-front, and mainely thrust
Henry IV Part 11H4 II.iv.198Seven? Why, there were but four evenSeuen? why there were but foure, euen
Henry IV Part 11H4 II.iv.201Ay, four, in buckram suits.I, foure, in Buckrom Sutes.
Henry IV Part 11H4 II.iv.248We two saw you four set on four, and boundWe two, saw you foure set on foure and bound
Henry IV Part 11H4 II.iv.251you four, and, with a word, outfaced you from youryou foure, and with a word, outfac'd you from your
Henry IV Part 11H4 III.iii.18that I borrowed – three of four times. Lived well, and inthat I borrowed, three or foure times; liued well, and in
Henry IV Part 11H4 III.iii.100Wilt thou believe me, Hal, three or four bondsWilt thou beleeue me, Hal? Three or foure Bonds
Henry IV Part 11H4 IV.i.22He did, my lord, four days ere I set forth,He did, my Lord, foure dayes ere I set forth:
Henry IV Part 22H4 III.ii.20Squele, a Cotsole man – you had not four such swinge-bucklersSquele a Cot-sal-man, you had not foure such Swindge-bucklers
Henry IV Part 22H4 III.ii.185You must have but four here, sir; and so, I pray you,you must haue but foure heere sir, and so I pray you
Henry IV Part 22H4 III.ii.216friend – and here's four Harry ten shillings in Frenchfriend, and heere is foure Harry tenne shillings in French
Henry IV Part 22H4 III.ii.236Four of which you please.Foure of which you please.
Henry IV Part 22H4 III.ii.240Come, Sir John, which four will you have?Come, sir Iohn, which foure will you haue?
Henry IV Part 22H4 V.i.56If I were sawed into quantities, I should make fourIf I were saw'de into Quantities, I should make foure
Henry IV Part 22H4 V.i.73the wearing out of six fashions, which is four terms, orthe wearing out of sixe Fashions (which is foure Tearmes) or
Henry VH5 I.i.93To give him hearing. Is it four o'clock?To giue him hearing: Is it foure a Clock?
Henry VH5 I.ii.57Until four hundred one-and-twenty yearsVntill foure hundred one and twentie yeeres
Henry VH5 I.ii.61Four hundred twenty-six; and Charles the GreatFoure hundred twentie six: and Charles the Great
Henry VH5 I.ii.215Divide your happy England into four;Diuide your happy England into foure,
Henry VH5 II.iii.19or four times. Now I, to comfort him, bid him 'a shouldor foure times: now I, to comfort him, bid him a should
Henry VH5 III.ii.61four yard under the countermines. By Cheshu, Ifoure yard vnder the Countermines: by Cheshu, I
Henry VH5 III.vii.12horse with any that treads but on four pasterns. Ca, ha!Horse with any that treades but on foure postures: ch'ha:
Henry VH5 IV.chorus.50With four or five most vile and ragged foils,With foure or fiue most vile and ragged foyles,
Henry VH5 IV.viii.84Eight thousand and four hundred; of the which,Eight thousand and foure hundred: of the which,
Henry VH5 V.i.39or I will peat his pate four days. Bite, I pray you, it isor I will peate his pate foure dayes: bite I pray you, it is
Henry VI Part 11H6 I.i.151Four of their lords I'll change for one of ours.Foure of their Lords Ile change for one of ours.
Henry VI Part 11H6 II.iv.133Come, let us four to dinner. I dare sayCome, let vs foure to Dinner: I dare say,
Henry VI Part 11H6 III.ii.1.1Enter Joan la Pucelle disguised, with four soldiersEnter Pucell disguis'd, with foure Souldiors
Henry VI Part 22H6 I.iii.1.1Enter four Petitioners, Peter, the armourer's man,Enter three or foure Petitioners, the Armorers Man
Henry VI Part 22H6 II.iii.5You four, from hence to prison back again;You foure from hence to Prison, back againe;
Henry VI Part 33H6 III.ii.30You shall have four, if you'll be ruled by him.You shall haue foure, if you'le be rul'd by him.
Henry VI Part 33H6 IV.i.7.3courtiers. Four stand on one side and four on thefoure stand on one side, and foure on the
Henry VIIIH8 I.i.11Which had they, what four throned ones could have weighedWhich had they, / What foure Thron'd ones could haue weigh'd
Henry VIIIH8 IV.i.37.198. A canopy borne by four of the Cinque Ports;8 A Canopy, borne by foure of the Cinque-Ports,
Henry VIIIH8 IV.i.48The cloth of honour over her are four baronsThe Cloath of Honour ouer her, are foure Barons
Henry VIIIH8 IV.ii.83.8which the other four make reverent curtsies. Then thewhich the other foure make reuerend Curtsies. Then the
Henry VIIIH8 V.iv.19As much as one sound cudgel of four foot – As much as one sound Cudgell of foure foote,
Henry VIIIH8 V.v.1.5then four noblemen bearing a canopy, under which theThen foure Noblemen bearing a Canopy, vnder which the
Julius CaesarJC I.ii.269infirmity. Three or four wenches, where I stood, cried,infirmitie. Three or foure Wenches where I stood, cryed,
King Edward IIIE3 I.ii.54An easy march within four hours will bringAn easie march within foure howres will bring,
King Edward IIIE3 III.iii.179Enter four Heralds, bringing in a coat of armour, a helmet, a lance, and a shieldEnter foure Heraldes bringing in a coate armour, a helmet, a lance, and a shield.
King JohnKJ IV.ii.183Four fixed, and the fifth did whirl aboutFoure fixed, and the fift did whirle about
King JohnKJ IV.ii.184The other four in wondrous motion.The other foure, in wondrous motion.
King LearKL IV.vii.61Four score and upward, not an hour more nor less,Fourescore and vpward, / Not an houre more, nor lesse:
Love's Labour's LostLLL I.i.121Four days ago.Foure dayes agoe.
Love's Labour's LostLLL I.ii.77Of all the four, or the three, or the two, or one ofOf all the foure, or the three, or the two, or one of
Love's Labour's LostLLL I.ii.78the four.the foure.
Love's Labour's LostLLL I.ii.81Is that one of the four complexions?Is that one of the foure complexions?
Love's Labour's LostLLL III.i.90And stayed the odds by adding four.
Love's Labour's LostLLL III.i.96Staying the odds by adding four.Staying the oddes by adding foure.
Love's Labour's LostLLL IV.iii.80Dumaine transformed! Four woodcocks in a dish!Dumaine transform'd, foure Woodcocks in a dish.
Love's Labour's LostLLL IV.iii.209.2True, true, we are four.True true, we are fowre:
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.367We four indeed confronted were with fourWe foure indeed confronted were with foure
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.534And if these four Worthies in their first show thrive,And if these foure Worthies in their first shew thriue,
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.535These four will change habits and present the other five.these foure will change habites, and present the other fiue.
Measure for MeasureMM IV.ii.50tomorrow four o'clock.to morrow, foure a clocke.
Measure for MeasureMM IV.ii.118contrary, let Claudio be executed by four of the clock, and,contrary, let Claudio be executed by foure of the clocke, and
Measure for MeasureMM IV.ii.157four days' respite, for the which you are to do me both afoure daies respit: for the which, you are to do me both a
Measure for MeasureMM IV.iii.10the mercer, for some four suits of peach-coloured satin,the Mercer, for some foure suites of Peach-colour'd Satten,
The Merchant of VeniceMV I.i.168For the four winds blow in from every coastFor the foure windes blow in from euery coast
The Merchant of VeniceMV I.ii.117The four strangers seek for you, madam, toThe foure Strangers seeke you Madam to
The Merchant of VeniceMV I.ii.122heart as I can bid the other four farewell, I should beheart as I can bid the other foure farewell, I should be
The Merchant of VeniceMV II.i.1.2tawny Moor all in white, and three or four followerstawnie Moore all in white, and three or foure followers
The Merchant of VeniceMV II.iv.8'Tis now but four of clock. We have two hours'Tis now but foure of clock, we haue two houres
The Merchant of VeniceMV II.v.26on Ash Wednesday was four year in th' afternoon.on ashwensday was foure yeere in th' afternoone.
The Merchant of VeniceMV II.vii.39From the four corners of the earth they comeFrom the foure corners of the earth they come
The Merchant of VeniceMV IV.i.147With all my heart. Some three or four of youWith all my heart. Some three or four of you
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW II.i.210sword, I would have made you four tall fellows skip likesword, I would haue made you fowre tall fellowes skippe like
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW II.iii.20Vat be you all, one, two, tree, four, come for?Vat be all you one, two, tree, fowre, come for?
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW IV.iv.47And three or four more of their growth, we'll dressAnd three or foure more of their growth, wee'l dresse
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW V.v.121And these are not fairies? I was three or fourAnd these are not Fairies: / I was three or foure times
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND I.i.2Draws on apace. Four happy days bring inDrawes on apace: foure happy daies bring in
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND I.i.7Four days will quickly steep themselves in night;Foure daies wil quickly steep thẽselues in nights
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND I.i.8Four nights will quickly dream away the time:Foure nights wil quickly dreame away the time:
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND III.i.154Enter the four Fairiesand foure Fairies.
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND III.ii.438Two of both kinds makes up four.Two of both kindes makes vp foure.
Much Ado About NothingMA I.i.61four of his five wits went halting off, and now is thefoure of his fiue wits went halting off, and now is the
Much Ado About NothingMA V.iii.1.2four with tapers, all wearing mourningfoure with Tapers.
OthelloOth I.iii.308O villainous! I have looked upon the world for fourOh villanous: I haue look'd vpon the world for foure
PericlesPer Chorus.III.17By the four opposing coignsBy the fower opposing Crignes,
PericlesPer III.ii.83Of some Egyptians who after four hours' deathof an Egiptian that had 9. howers lien dead,
PericlesPer IV.ii.24Three or four thousand chequins were as prettyThree or foure thousande Checkins were as prettie
Richard IIR2 I.iii.211Plucked four away. (To Bolingbroke) Six frozen winters spent,Pluck'd foure away: Six frozen Winters spent,
Richard IIR2 I.iii.214Four lagging winters and four wanton springsFoure lagging Winters, and foure wanton springs
Richard IIR2 I.iii.217He shortens four years of my son's exile.He shortens foure yeares of my sonnes exile:
Richard IIIR3 III.ii.5Upon the stroke of four.Vpon the stroke of foure.
Richard IIIR3 III.v.100I go; and towards three or four a clockI goe, and towards three or foure a Clocke
Richard IIIR3 IV.iii.12Their lips were four red roses on a stalk,Their lips were foure red Roses on a stalke,
Richard IIIR3 V.iii.236Upon the stroke of four.Vpon the stroke of foure.
Romeo and JulietRJ I.i.72.2Enter three or four Citizens with clubs or partisansEnter three or foure Citizens with Clubs.
Romeo and JulietRJ I.iii.14And yet, to my teen be it spoken, I have but fourAnd yet to my teene be it spoken, / I haue but foure,
Romeo and JulietRJ IV.iv.13.1Enter three or four Servingmen with spits and logs andEnter three or foure with spits, and logs, and
The Taming of the ShrewTS II.i.359I'll leave her houses three or four as good,Ile leaue her houses three or foure as good
The Taming of the ShrewTS IV.i.95Enter four or five ServingmenEnter foure or fiue seruingmen.
The TempestTem I.ii.47Four or five women once that tended me?Fowre, or fiue women once, that tended me?
The TempestTem II.ii.59four legs. For it hath been said, ‘ As proper a man asfoure legges: for it hath bin said; as proper a man as
The TempestTem II.ii.60ever went on four legs cannot make him give ground;’euer went on foure legs, cannot make him giue ground:
The TempestTem II.ii.64This is some monster of the isle with fourThis is some Monster of the Isle, with foure
The TempestTem II.ii.88Four legs and two voices – a most delicateFoure legges and two voyces; a most delicate
Timon of AthensTim I.ii.182Four milk-white horses, trapped in silver.Foure Milke-white Horses, trapt in Siluer.
Timon of AthensTim II.ii.116and down in, from four score to thirteen, this spiritand downe in, from fourescore to thirteen, this spirit
Timon of AthensTim V.i.218Lips, let four words go by, and language end:Lippes, let foure words go by, and Language end:
Troilus and CressidaTC I.ii.113know he has not past three or four hairs on his chin – know he has not past three or foure haires on his chinne.
Twelfth NightTN I.iii.24and speaks three or four languages word forand speaks three or four languages word for
Twelfth NightTN I.iii.101niece will not be seen, or if she be, it's four to one she'llniece wil not be seene, or if she be it's four to one, she'l
Twelfth NightTN I.iv.36For this affair. Some four or five attend him – For this affayre: some foure or fiue attend him,
Twelfth NightTN II.iii.9Does not our lives consist of the four elements?Does not our liues consist of the foure Elements?
Twelfth NightTN V.i.20kisses, if your four negatives make your two affirmatives,kisses, if your foure negatiues make your two affirmatiues,
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG IV.iv.4four of his blind brothers and sisters went to it. I havefoure of his blinde brothers and sisters went to it: I haue
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG IV.iv.16thrusts me himself into the company of three or fourthrusts me himselfe into the company of three or foure
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK II.ii.24.1Enter four Country-people and one with a garlandEnter 4. Country people, & one with a Garlon
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK II.ii.74Exeunt four Countrymen and garland-bearerExeunt 4.
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK IV.i.99She left me far behind her. Three or fourShee left me farre behinde her; three, or foure,
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK IV.i.129There must be four; yet I keep close for all this,There must be fowre; yet I keepe close for all this,
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK V.ii.102I'll warrant you, within these three or four daysIle warrant you within these 3. or 4 daies
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK V.iii.145That four such eyes should be so fixed on oneThat fowre such eies should be so fixd on one
The Winter's TaleWT IV.iii.40me four-and-twenty nosegays for the shearers,me four and twenty Nose-gayes for the shearers
The Winter's TaleWT IV.iii.46two of ginger, but that I may beg; four pound of prunes,two of Ginger, but that I may begge: Foure pound of Prewyns,
The Winter's TaleWT IV.iv.333see these four threes of herdsmen.see these foure-threes of Heardsmen.
The Winter's TaleWT V.ii.133Ay, and have been so any time these four hours.I, and haue been so any time these foure houres.

Poems

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SonnetsSonn.45.7 My life, being made of four, with two alone My life being made of foure, with two alone,
Venus and AdonisVen.446 Being nurse and feeder of the other four! Being nourse, and feeder of the other foure,
Venus and AdonisVen.489 Were never four such lamps together mixed, Were neuer foure such lamps, together mixt,

Glossary

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Bayard[pron: 'bayahd] magic horse given by Charlemagne to Rinaldo (Renaud), one of the four sons of Aimon; a symbol of blind recklessness
messcompany, group, gang of four
Philip, Saintin the Bible, an evangelist who had four daughters who were prophets
quarteredcut into four pieces
skirtone of four pieces of cloth forming the lower part of a long coat
termany of four periods of activity within the legal year [Michaelmas, Hilary, Easter, Trinity]

Thesaurus

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cut into four piecesquartered
four pieces, cut intoquartered
four, gang ofmess
gang of fourmess

Themes and Topics

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Discourse markers... ii iv 251 then did we two set on you four and with a word out-faced you from yo...
Humours... of fluids or humours within the body four humours were recognized blood phlegm ...
...alth was thought to come from having the four humours in balance but characters often...
Money...h penny consisting of two halfpennies or four farthings in shakespeare’s day coins o...
Negatives...ome complex word-play observes ‘if your four negatives make your two affirmatives ...
Numbers...three and twenty wt iii iii 59 23 four and twenty 1h4 iii iii 73 24 five...
...r two r3 i ii 256 20--40 three or four score 1h4 ii iv 5 60--80 fourscor...
.../ cannot make better note very few four tim v i 218 lips let...
... tim v i 218 lips let four words go by and language end an indefi...
Responses...ur keeps in the wonted pace all four words had other functions than direct re...
Weapons... weapons terminology can be grouped into four types (i) terms for swords and daggers ...
Non-classical legend, romance, and folklore...rlemagne to rinaldo (renaud) one of the four sons of aimon a symbol of blind reckles...
Religious personalities and beings...3 bible (acts 21) evangelist who had four daughters who were prophets philip a...

Words Families

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Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
FOURBASICfour adj, four n, fourth adj
FOURHIGHERfourteen adj, fourteen n, four and twenty adj, fourscore adj, fourscore n, four hundred one-and-twenty adj, four hundred twenty-six n, four hundred twenty-six n
FOURSIZEfour-inched adj
HUNDREDOVER A THOUSANDeight thousand and four hundred n
THOUSANDHIGHER TO TENthree or four thousand adj, eight thousand and four hundred n
THREEHIGHER TO THIRTYthree or four adj
THREEOVER A HUNDREDthree or four thousand adj
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