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Search phrase: gently

Plays

 35 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
Antony and CleopatraAC II.ii.20May it be gently heard. When we debateMay it be gently heard. When we debate
Antony and CleopatraAC V.ii.293If thou and nature can so gently part,If thou, and Nature can so gently part,
As You Like ItAYL II.vii.107Speak you so gently? Pardon me, I pray you.Speake you so gently? Pardon me I pray you,
HamletHam III.ii.5your hand, thus. But use all gently. For in the very torrent,your hand thus, but vse all gently; for in the verie Torrent,
Henry IV Part 11H4 V.ii.36I told him gently of our grievances,I told him gently of our greeuances,
Henry IV Part 22H4 II.iv.95i'faith. You may stroke him as gently as a puppy greyhound.you may stroake him as gently, as a Puppie Grey-hound:
Henry VH5 I.chorus.34Gently to hear, kindly to judge, our play.Gently to heare, kindly to iudge our Play.
Henry VI Part 11H6 V.iii.49And lay them gently on thy tender side.And lay them gently on thy tender side.
Henry VI Part 33H6 II.i.122Who looked full gently on his warlike Queen,Who look'd full gently on his warlike Queene,
Henry VI Part 33H6 II.i.131Fell gently down, as if they struck their friends.Fell gently downe, as if they strucke their Friends.
Henry VI Part 33H6 II.vi.45If friend or foe, let him be gently used.If Friend or Foe, let him be gently vsed.
Henry VIIIH8 IV.ii.31So may he rest; his faults lie gently on him!So may he rest, / His Faults lye gently on him:
Julius CaesarJC IV.ii.31March gently on to meet him.March gently on to meete him.
King Edward IIIE3 III.iii.29How gently had we thought to touch thy breastHow gently had we thought to touch thy brest,
King JohnKJ V.ii.76It may lie gently at the foot of peaceIt may lie gently at the foot of peace,
MacbethMac V.vi.34This way, my lord. The castle's gently rendered.This way my Lord, the Castles gently rendred:
The Merchant of VeniceMV V.i.2When the sweet wind did gently kiss the treesWhen the sweet winde did gently kisse the trees,
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND I.ii.77that I will roar you as gently as any sucking dove. I will that I will roare you as gently as any sucking Doue; I will
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND IV.i.42Gently entwist; the female ivy soGently entwist; the female Iuy so
PericlesPer III.i.5Thy deafening, dreadful thunders, gently quenchThy deafning dreadfull thunders, gently quench
Richard IIR2 I.i.79Which gently laid my knighthood on my shoulder,Which gently laid my Knight-hood on my shoulder,
Richard IIR2 II.ii.71Who gently would dissolve the bands of lifeWho gently would dissolue the bands of life,
Richard IIIR3 II.ii.119Must gently be preserved, cherished, and kept.Must gently be preseru'd, cherisht, and kept:
The Taming of the ShrewTS induction.1.44Carry him gently to my fairest chamber,Carrie him gently to my fairest Chamber,
The Taming of the ShrewTS induction.1.70Take him up gently and to bed with him,Take him vp gently, and to bed with him,
The TempestTem I.ii.298.1And do my spriting gently.And doe my spryting, gently.
Timon of AthensTim I.ii.200Well, would I were gently put out of officeWell, would I were / Gently put out of Office,
Titus AndronicusTit V.iii.137And bring our emperor gently in thy hand,And bring our Emperour gently in thy hand,
Twelfth NightTN III.iv.95Go to, go to! Peace, peace, we must deal gentlyGo too, go too: peace, peace, wee must deale gently
Twelfth NightTN III.iv.110No way but gentleness, gently, gently. The fiendNo way but gentlenesse, gently, gently: the Fiend
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK II.i.192For when the west wind courts her gently,For when the west wind courts her gently
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK III.i.36That ever gently looked, the voidest of honourThat ever gently lookd the voydes of honour.
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK IV.ii.128Gently they swell, like women new-conceived,Gently they swell, like women new conceav'd,
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK V.iii.41Arcite is gently visaged, yet his eyeArcite is gently visagd; yet his eye
The Winter's TaleWT IV.iv.791gently considered, I'll bring you where he is aboard,gently consider'd, Ile bring you where he is aboord,

Poems

 3 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
SonnetsSonn.128.3 With thy sweet fingers, when thou gently sway'st With thy sweet fingers when thou gently swayst,
Venus and AdonisVen.361 Full gently now she takes him by the hand, Full gently now she takes him by the hand,
Venus and AdonisVen.1096 The tiger would be tame and gently hear him; The Tygre would be tame, and gently heare him.

Glossary

 12 result(s).
controlcalm down, gently rebuke
demurelygently, in a subdued way; or: solemnly
gentlylike a gentleman, honourably, with dignity
gentlyquietly, tamely, without a fight
gentlygenerously, nobly, befittingly
kindlylovingly, gently, affectionately
shelvygently shelving, sloping; or: made of sandbanks
softgently, calmly, not so forcefully
softgently, not so fast
softlyslowly, gently
sweet-seasonedfilled with sweetness, gently falling
tenderlycarefully, attentively, gently

Thesaurus

 12 result(s).
falling gentlysweet-seasoned
gentlysoftly
gentlytenderly
gentlysoft
gentlydemurely
gentlysoft
gentlykindly
gently fallingsweet-seasoned
gently rebukecontrol
gently shelvingshelvy
rebuke, gentlycontrol
shelving, gentlyshelvy

Themes and Topics

 2 result(s).
Farewells... bring a conversation to a close either gently or abruptly most are no longer used (go...
Plants...oth the woodbine the sweet honeysuckle / gently entwine’ herbs and spices ...
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