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Search phrase: grandsire

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CymbelineCym V.iv.123 Sleep, thou hast been a grandsire, and begotSleepe, thou hast bin a Grandsire, and begot
HamletHam II.ii.462.1Old grandsire Priam seeks.’Olde Grandsire Priam seekes.
Henry IV Part 22H4 IV.iv.128That our great-grandsire, Edward, sicked and died.That our great Grand-sire Edward sick'd, and dy'de.
Henry VI Part 33H6 I.i.125Wherein my grandsire and my father sat?Wherein my Grandsire and my Father sat?
Henry VI Part 33H6 II.ii.37‘What my great-grandfather and his grandsire gotWhat my great Grandfather, and Grandsire got,
King JohnKJ V.iv.42For that my grandsire was an Englishman,(For that my Grandsire was an Englishman)
The Merchant of VeniceMV I.i.84Sit, like his grandsire cut in alabaster?Sit like his Grandsire, cut in Alablaster?
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW I.i.48gold, and silver, is her grandsire upon his death's-bed –Gold, and Siluer, is her Grand-sire vpon his deaths-bed,
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW I.i.54Did her grandsire leave her seven hundredDid her Grand-sire leaue her seauen hundred
OthelloOth I.i.92Or else the devil will make a grandsire of you.Or else the deuill will make a Grand-sire of you.
Richard IIR2 II.i.104O, had thy grandsire with a prophet's eyeOh had thy Grandsire with a Prophets eye,
Romeo and JulietRJ I.iv.37For I am proverbed with a grandsire phrase – For I am prouerb'd with a Grandsier Phrase,
Romeo and JulietRJ II.iv.31not this a lamentable thing, grandsire, that we should benot this a lamentable thing Grandsire, that we should be
The Taming of the ShrewTS IV.v.50Do, good old grandsire, and withal make knownDo good old grandsire, & withall make known
Titus AndronicusTit III.ii.46Good grandsire, leave these bitter deep laments;Good grandsire leaue these bitter deepe laments,
Titus AndronicusTit IV.i.1Help, grandsire, help! My aunt LaviniaHelpe Grandsier helpe, my Aunt Lauinia,
Titus AndronicusTit IV.i.18For I have heard my grandsire say full oftFor I haue heard my Grandsier say full oft,
Titus AndronicusTit IV.i.42Grandsire, 'tis Ovid's Metamorphoses;Grandsier 'tis Ouids Metamorphosis,
Titus AndronicusTit IV.i.117Ay, with my dagger in their bosoms, grandsire.I with my dagger in their bosomes Grandsire:
Titus AndronicusTit IV.ii.10My grandsire, well advised, hath sent by meMy Grandsire well aduis'd hath sent by me,
Titus AndronicusTit V.iii.160To melt in showers. Thy grandsire loved thee well:To melt in showres: thy Grandsire lou'd thee well:
Titus AndronicusTit V.iii.171O grandsire, grandsire, ev'n with all my heartO Grandsire, Grandsire: euen with all my heart
Troilus and CressidaTC I.iii.292When Hector's grandsire sucked: he is old now;When Hectors Grandsire suckt: he is old now,
Troilus and CressidaTC IV.v.196I never saw till now. I knew thy grandsire,I neuer saw till now. I knew thy Grandsire,

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grandsireold man, aged person
grandsiregrandfather
grandsirelong-established, old-fashioned

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Family... grandparents grandam (kj ii i 159) and grandsire (mw i i 54) alongside grandmother and gr...
Classical mythology...m ii ii 461 the hellish pyrrhus / old grandsire priam seeks king of troy son of laom...
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