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All's Well That Ends WellAW I.ii.55To grow there and to bear – ‘Let me not live',To grow there and to beare: Let me not liue,
All's Well That Ends WellAW II.i.36I grow to you, and our parting is a torturedI grow to you, & our parting is a tortur'd
All's Well That Ends WellAW II.iii.156We please to have it grow. Check thy contempt.We please to haue it grow. Checke thy contempt:
All's Well That Ends WellAW V.i.5Be bold you do so grow in my requitalBe bold you do so grow in my requitall,
Antony and CleopatraAC I.v.32Would stand and make his eyes grow in my brow;Would stand and make his eyes grow in my brow,
Antony and CleopatraAC II.ii.25.1Nor curstness grow to th' matter.Nor curstnesse grow to'th'matter.
Antony and CleopatraAC II.vii.98.1And it grows fouler.and it grow fouler.
Antony and CleopatraAC III.xiii.111But when we in our viciousness grow hard – But when we in our viciousnesse grow hard
Antony and CleopatraAC IV.ii.38Grace grow where those drops fall! My hearty friends,Grace grow where those drops fall (my hearty Friends)
As You Like ItAYL I.i.80Is it even so? Begin you to grow upon me? I willIs it euen so, begin you to grow vpon me? I will
As You Like ItAYL I.ii.127Thus men may grow wiser every day. It isThus men may grow wiser euery day. It is
As You Like ItAYL II.vii.5If he, compact of jars, grow musical,If he compact of iarres, grow Musicall,
The Comedy of ErrorsCE III.ii.4Shall love in building grow so ruinous?Shall loue in buildings grow so ruinate?
CoriolanusCor II.i.34helps are many, or else your actions would grow wondroushelpes are many, or else your actions would growe wondrous
CoriolanusCor III.ii.43I'th' war do grow together. Grant that, and tell meI'th' Warre do grow together: Grant that, and tell me
CoriolanusCor IV.iv.21Some trick not worth an egg, shall grow dear friendsSome tricke not worth an Egge, shall grow deere friends
CymbelineCym I.ii.39The loathness to depart would grow. Adieu!The loathnesse to depart, would grow: Adieu.
CymbelineCym IV.ii.58.2Grow, patience!Grow patient,
CymbelineCym IV.ii.122Displace our heads where – thank the gods! – they grow,Displace our heads, where (thanks the Gods) they grow
CymbelineCym V.iv.143the old stock, and freshly grow, then shallthe old Stocke, and freshly grow, then shall
CymbelineCym V.v.441jointed to the old stock, and freshly grow, thenioynted to the old Stocke, and freshly grow, then
HamletHam I.iii.11For nature crescent does not grow aloneFor nature cressant does not grow alone,
HamletHam I.v.94And you, my sinews, grow not instant old,And you my sinnewes, grow not instant Old;
HamletHam II.ii.204grow old as I am – if, like a crab, you could go backward.be old as I am, if like a Crab you could go backward.
HamletHam II.ii.336How comes it? Do they grow rusty?How comes it? doe they grow rusty?
HamletHam II.ii.347if they should grow themselves to common players – asif they should grow themselues to common Players (as
HamletHam III.ii.182Where little fears grow great, great love grows there.
HamletHam III.ii.236My spirits grow dull, and fain I would beguileMy spirits grow dull, and faine I would beguile
HamletHam III.iii.6Hazard so near us as doth hourly growHazard so dangerous as doth hourely grow
HamletHam V.ii.59Does by their own insinuation grow.Doth by their owne insinuation grow:
Henry IV Part 11H4 V.iv.24Another king! They grow like Hydra's heads.Another King? They grow like Hydra's heads:
Henry IV Part 11H4 V.iv.162rewards me, God reward him! If I do grow great, I'llrewards me, heauen reward him. If I do grow great again, Ile
Henry IV Part 11H4 V.iv.163grow less, for I'll purge, and leave sack, and livegrow lesse? For Ile purge, and leaue Sacke, and liue
Henry IV Part 22H4 I.ii.20fledge. I will sooner have a beard grow in the palm offledg'd, I will sooner haue a beard grow in the Palme of
Henry IV Part 22H4 I.iii.10Our present musters grow upon the fileOur present Musters grow vpon the File
Henry IV Part 22H4 II.iii.60That it may grow and sprout as high as heavenThat it may grow, and sprowt, as high as Heauen,
Henry IV Part 22H4 II.iv.167Be gone, good ancient; this will grow to aBe gone, good Ancient: this will grow to a
Henry IV Part 22H4 III.i.39How foul it is, what rank diseases grow,How foule it is: what ranke Diseases grow,
Henry IV Part 22H4 III.i.86Would of that seed grow to a greater falseness,Would of that Seed, grow to a greater falsenesse,
Henry IV Part 22H4 III.ii.246Bullcalf, grow till you come unto it. I will none of you.Bull-calfe, grow till you come vnto it: I will none of you.
Henry IV Part 22H4 IV.i.221.1Grow stronger for the breaking.Grow stronger, for the breaking.
Henry VH5 II.i.52an humour to knock you indifferently well. If you growan humor to knocke you indifferently well: If you grow
Henry VH5 IV.vii.97garden where leeks did grow, wearing leeks in theirGarden where Leekes did grow, wearing Leekes in their
Henry VH5 V.ii.55Defective in their natures, grow to wildness,Defectiue in their natures, grow to wildnesse.
Henry VH5 V.ii.59But grow like savages – as soldiers willBut grow like Sauages, as Souldiers will,
Henry VH5 V.ii.160grow bald; a fair face will wither; a full eye will waxgrow bald, a faire Face will wither, a full Eye will wax
Henry VI Part 22H6 I.i.135My Lord of Gloucester, now ye grow too hot;My Lord of Gloster, now ye grow too hot,
Henry VI Part 22H6 II.i.53The winds grow high; so do your stomachs, lords.The Windes grow high, / So doe your Stomacks, Lords:
Henry VI Part 22H6 III.i.286Before the wound do grow uncurable;Before the Wound doe grow vncurable;
Henry VI Part 22H6 III.ii.337Where biting cold would never let grass grow,Where byting cold would neuer let grasse grow,
Henry VI Part 33H6 IV.vii.59When we grow stronger, then we'll make our claim;When wee grow stronger, / Then wee'le make our Clayme:
Henry VIIIH8 III.i.89They that my trust must grow to, live not here.They that my trust must grow to, liue not heere,
Henry VIIIH8 III.i.144Or felt the flatteries that grow upon it!Or felt the Flatteries that grow vpon it:
Henry VIIIH8 III.i.161Grow from the King's acquaintance, by this carriage.Grow from the Kings Acquaintance, by this Carriage.
Henry VIIIH8 III.i.164They swell, and grow as terrible as storms.They swell and grow, as terrible as stormes.
Henry VIIIH8 IV.ii.164For so I will. Mine eyes grow dim. Farewell,(For so I will) mine eyes grow dimme. Farewell
Henry VIIIH8 V.iii.181So I grow stronger, you more honour gain.So I grow stronger, you more Honour gaine.
Henry VIIIH8 V.iv.67They grow still, too; from all parts they are coming,They grow still too; from all Parts they are comming,
Henry VIIIH8 V.v.49Shall then be his, and like a vine grow to him.Shall then be his, and like a Vine grow to him;
Julius CaesarJC II.i.33Which, hatched, would, as his kind, grow mischievous,Which hatch'd, would as his kinde grow mischieuous;
Julius CaesarJC II.iv.43That Caesar will not grant. (aside) O, I grow faint.That Casar will not grant. O, I grow faint:
King JohnKJ V.i.52Grow great by your example and put onGrow great by your example, and put on
King LearKL I.ii.21Shall top the legitimate. I grow. I prosper.Shall to'th'Legitimate: I grow, I prosper:
King LearKL I.iii.7His knights grow riotous, and himself upbraids usHis Knights grow riotous, and himselfe vpbraides vs
King LearKL I.iv.201To have found a safe redress; but now grow fearfulTo haue found a safe redresse, but now grow fearefull
King LearKL II.ii.155A good man's fortune may grow out at heels.A good mans fortune may grow out at heeles:
King LearKL IV.iv.5Darnel, and all the idle weeds that growDarnell, and all the idle weedes that grow
King LearKL IV.vi.5Why then your other senses grow imperfectWhy then your other Senses grow imperfect
Love's Labour's LostLLL I.i.96He weeds the corn, and still lets grow the weeding.Hee weedes the corne, and still lets grow the weeding.
Love's Labour's LostLLL II.i.54Such short-lived wits do wither as they grow.Such short liu'd wits do wither as they grow.
Love's Labour's LostLLL IV.i.138Come, come, you talk greasily; your lips grow foul.Come, come, you talke greasely, your lips grow foule.
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.232Nay then, two treys, an if you grow so nice,Nay then two treyes, an if you grow so nice
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.253Then die a calf before your horns do grow.Then die a Calfe before your horns do grow.
MacbethMac I.iii.58And say which grain will grow and which will not,And say, which Graine will grow, and which will not,
MacbethMac I.iv.33.2There if I grow,There if I grow,
Measure for MeasureMM I.iv.41As those that feed grow full, as blossoming timeAs those that feed, grow full: as blossoming Time
Measure for MeasureMM III.i.261trust it will grow to a most prosperous perfection.trust it will grow to a most prosperous perfection.
Measure for MeasureMM III.ii.258To weed my vice and let his grow.To weede my vice, and let his grow.
The Merchant of VeniceMV I.i.67You grow exceeding strange. Must it be so?You grow exceeding strange: must it be so?
The Merchant of VeniceMV I.i.110Fare you well; I'll grow a talker for this gear.Far you well, Ile grow a talker for this geare.
The Merchant of VeniceMV II.ii.15indeed my father did something smack, something growindeede my Father did something smack, something grow
The Merchant of VeniceMV III.ii.316my creditors grow cruel, my estate is very low, my bondmy Creditors grow cruell, my estate is very low, my bond
The Merchant of VeniceMV III.v.22price of hogs; if we grow all to be pork-eaters, we shallprice of Hogs, if wee grow all to be porke-eaters, wee shall
The Merchant of VeniceMV III.v.26I shall grow jealous of you shortly, Launcelot,I shall grow iealous of you shortly Lancelet,
The Merchant of VeniceMV III.v.42discourse grow commendable in none only but parrots.discourse grow commendable in none onely but Parrats:
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW I.i.72peradventures shall tell you another tale, if matters growperaduentures shall tell you another tale, if matters grow
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW I.i.232I hope upon familiarity will grow more content. But ifI hope vpon familiarity will grow more content: but if
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND I.i.79So will I grow, so live, so die, my lord,So will I grow, so liue, so die my Lord,
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND I.ii.9on; then read the names of the actors; and so grow to aon: then read the names of the Actors: and so grow on to a
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND II.i.129And grow big-bellied with the wanton wind;And grow big bellied with the wanton winde:
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND III.ii.84So sorrow's heaviness doth heavier growSo sorrowes heauinesse doth heauier grow:
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND III.ii.140Thy lips – those kissing cherries – tempting grow!Thy lips, those kissing cherries, tempting grow!
Much Ado About NothingMA II.ii.46Grow this to what adverse issue it can, I willGrow this to what aduerse issue it can, I will
Much Ado About NothingMA V.i.298men grow hard-hearted and will lend nothing for God'smen grow hard-harted and will lend nothing for Gods
OthelloOth I.iii.144Do grow beneath their shoulders. This to hearGrew beneath their shoulders. These things to heare,
OthelloOth II.i.189.1Even as our days do grow.Euen as our dayes do grow.
OthelloOth II.iii.315naming, this crack of your love shall grow stronger thannaming, this cracke of your Loue, shall grow stronger, then
OthelloOth II.iii.365Though other things grow fair against the sun,Though other things grow faire against the Sun,
PericlesPer I.ii.31Which fence the roots they grow by and defend them,Which fence the rootes they grow by and defend them,
PericlesPer I.ii.85Decrease not, but grow faster than the years.Decrease not, but grow faster then the yeares,
PericlesPer IV.iv.19So with his steerage shall your thoughts grow on –So with his sterage, shall your thoughts grone
Richard IIR2 I.i.182Mine honour is my life. Both grow in one.Mine Honor is my life; both grow in one:
Richard IIR2 III.ii.212To ear the land that hath some hope to grow;To eare the Land, that hath some hope to grow,
Richard IIR2 III.iii.180In the base-court – base-court, where kings grow baseIn the base Court? base Court, where Kings grow base,
Richard IIR2 III.iv.101Pray God the plants thou graftest may never grow.I would the Plants thou graft'st, may neuer grow.
Richard IIR2 V.iii.29For ever may my knees grow to the earth,For euer may my knees grow to the earth,
Richard IIR2 V.iii.105Our knees shall kneel till to the ground they grow.Our knees shall kneele, till to the ground they grow:
Richard IIR2 V.vi.46That blood should sprinkle me to make me grow.That blood should sprinkle me, to make me grow.
Richard IIIR3 II.ii.41Why grow the branches when the root is gone?Why grow the Branches, when the Roote is gone?
Richard IIIR3 II.iv.9Why, my young cousin? It is good to grow.Why my good Cosin, it is good to grow.
Richard IIIR3 II.iv.11My uncle Rivers talked how I did growMy Vnkle Riuers talk'd how I did grow
Richard IIIR3 II.iv.13‘ Small herbs have grace; great weeds do grow apace.’Small Herbes haue grace, great Weeds do grow apace.
Richard IIIR3 II.iv.14And since, methinks, I would not grow so fast,And since, me thinkes I would not grow so fast,
Romeo and JulietRJ I.i.154Could we but learn from whence his sorrows grow,Could we but learne from whence his sorrowes grow,
Romeo and JulietRJ I.iii.96No less? Nay, bigger! Women grow by men.No lesse, nay bigger: women grow by men.
Romeo and JulietRJ III.ii.15With thy black mantle till strange love grow bold,With thy Blacke mantle, till strange Loue grow bold,
The Taming of the ShrewTS induction.1.136Which otherwise would grow into extremes.Which otherwise would grow into extreames.
The Taming of the ShrewTS III.i.1Fiddler, forbear, you grow too forward, sir.Fidler forbeare, you grow too forward Sir,
The TempestTem II.ii.164I prithee, let me bring thee where crabs grow;I 'prethee let me bring thee where Crabs grow;
The TempestTem IV.i.19To make this contract grow; but barren hate,To make this contract grow; but barraine hate,
Timon of AthensTim IV.i.39And grant, as Timon grows, his hate may growAnd graunt as Timon growes, his hate may grow
Titus AndronicusTit I.i.157Here grow no damned drugs, here are no storms,Heere grow no damned grudges, heere are no stormes,
Titus AndronicusTit II.i.45.1Ay, boy, grow ye so brave?I Boy, grow ye so braue?
Titus AndronicusTit III.i.95Who marks the waxing tide grow wave by wave,Who markes the waxing tide, / Grow waue by waue,
Troilus and CressidaTC I.iii.6Grow in the veins of actions highest reared,Grow in the veines of actions highest rear'd.
Troilus and CressidaTC II.iii.151grow? I know not what it is.grow? I know not what it is.
Troilus and CressidaTC III.ii.120My thoughts were like unbridled children, grownMy thoughts were like vnbrideled children grow
Troilus and CressidaTC IV.iv.69And I'll grow friend with danger. Wear this sleeve.And Ile grow friend with danger; / Weare this Sleeue.
Troilus and CressidaTC V.iii.33Let grow thy sinews till their knots be strong,Let grow thy Sinews till their knots be strong;
Twelfth NightTN I.iv.17And tell them, there thy fixed foot shall growAnd tell them, there thy fixed foot shall grow
Twelfth NightTN I.v.37you grow dishonest.you grow dis-honest.
Twelfth NightTN II.iv.41To die, even when they to perfection grow.To die, euen when they to perfection grow.
Twelfth NightTN III.i.46one – (aside) though I would not have it grow on myone, though I would not haue it grow on my
Twelfth NightTN V.i.164Or will not else thy craft so quickly growOr will not else thy craft so quickely grow,
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK II.i.97The vine shall grow, but we shall never see it;The Vine shall grow, but we shall never see it:
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK II.i.120The gall of hazard, so they grow together,The gaule of hazard, so they grow together,
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK III.vi.192My knees shall grow to th' ground but I'll get mercy.My knees shall grow to 'th ground but Ile get mercie.
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK V.i.168Must grow alone, unplucked.Must grow alone unpluck'd.
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK V.ii.93My Palamon I hope will grow too, finely,My Palamon I hope will grow too finely
The Winter's TaleWT I.ii.431.2How should this grow?How should this grow?
The Winter's TaleWT IV.iv.550He chides to hell and bids the other growHe chides to Hell, and bids the other grow


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The Passionate PilgrimPP.20.6 Trees did grow and plants did spring; Trees did grow, and Plants did spring:
The Phoenix and TurtlePhoen.42 Saw division grow together, Saw Diuision grow together,
The Rape of LucreceLuc.298 And as their captain, so their pride doth grow, And as their Captaine: so their pride doth grow,
SonnetsSonn.12.12 And die as fast as they see others grow; And die as fast as they see others grow,
SonnetsSonn.45.14 I send them back again and straight grow sad. I send them back againe and straight grow sad.
SonnetsSonn.69.14 The soil is this, that thou dost common grow. The solye is this, that thou doest common grow.
SonnetsSonn.83.8 Speaking of worth, what worth in you doth grow. Speaking of worth, what worth in you doth grow,
SonnetsSonn.93.13 How like Eve's apple doth thy beauty grow, How like Eaues apple doth thy beauty grow,
SonnetsSonn.115.14 To give full growth to that which still doth grow? To giue full growth to that which still doth grow.
SonnetsSonn.130.4 If hairs be wires, black wires grow on her head. If haires be wiers, black wiers grow on her head:
SonnetsSonn.140.9 For if I should despair, I should grow mad, For if I should dispaire I should grow madde,
Venus and AdonisVen.141 My beauty as the spring doth yearly grow, My beautie as the spring doth yearelie grow,
Venus and AdonisVen.1180 To grow unto himself was his desire, To grow vnto himselfe was his desire;


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battenglut oneself, grow fat on
breedincrease, grow, multiply
cankerdecay, become corrupt, grow malignant
cherishnourish, cause to grow
comebecome, grow, come to be
dazzlegrow dim, become unable to see properly
fustbecome musty, grow mouldy
graftinsert, implant, make grow
growcling to, stick to, be one with
growtake liberties with, trouble; also: grow up [too fast]
growapproach, move, draw
growarise, come into existence
growbe an integral part of, become one with
Hesperides[pron: hes'perideez] daughters of the evening star (Hesper), who guard the garden of the gods where the golden apples grow
lankgrow thin, become shrunken
peakwaste away, grow thin, become emaciated
renewbecome new, grow again, regenerate
rootgrow, be established, flourish
roundbecome round, grow to full form [in pregnancy]
smokespread like mist, grow misty
thickengrow dim, darken
wangrow pale, turn pale
waxgrow, increase, enlarge
waxgrow, become, turn
waxenincrease, grow


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dim, growdazzle
dim, growthicken
fat, growbatten
grow againrenew
grow fatbatten
grow to full form [in pregnancy]round
grow upgrow
grow, cause tocherish
grow, makegraft
malignant, growcanker
misty, growsmoke
mouldy, growfust
pale, grow/turnwan
thin, growlank
thin, growpeak

Themes and Topics

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...ck associated with the ‘idle weeds that grow / in our sustaining corn’ hebon...
Responses...hey not hamlet how comes it do they grow rusty rosencrantz nay their endeavo...
Classical mythology...rden of the gods where the golden apples grow hydra h5 i i 35 never hyd...
Frequently Encountered Words (FEW)...f the danger seen in hamlet] doth hourly grow / out of his brows lll iv iii 224 [bero...

Words Families

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Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
GROWBASICgrow v, growing adj, growing n, growth n
GROWINTENSITYfull-grown adj, great-grown adj, high-grown adj, long-grown adj, o'ergrow v, o'ergrown adj, o'ergrowth n, outgrow v
GROWSTATEfast-growing adj, moss-grown adj, rough-grown adj, stiff-grown adj, thick-grown adj
GROWNOTungrown adj


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