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Search phrase: higher

Plays

 37 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
All's Well That Ends WellAW II.i.12Of worthy Frenchmen. Let higher Italy – Of worthy French men: let higher Italy
All's Well That Ends WellAW IV.iii.41he travel higher, or return again into France?he trauaile higher, or returne againe into France?
Antony and CleopatraAC I.ii.191Higher than both in blood and life, stands upHigher then both in Blood and Life, stands vp
Antony and CleopatraAC II.i.36The higher our opinion, that our stirringThe higher our Opinion, that our stirring
Antony and CleopatraAC II.iii.16Say to me, whose fortunes shall rise higher,Say to me, whose Fortunes shall rise higher
Antony and CleopatraAC II.vii.20Or foison follow. The higher Nilus swells,Or Foizon follow. The higher Nilus swels,
CoriolanusCor II.iii.113Than crave the hire which first we do deserve.Then craue the higher, which first we do deserue.
CymbelineCym I.vi.39Then afterward up higher: but there isThen afterward vp higher: but there is
CymbelineCym IV.iv.8We'll higher to the mountains, there secure us.Wee'l higher to the Mountaines, there secure v..
HamletHam I.iii.122Set your entreatments at a higher rateSet your entreatments at a higher rate,
Henry IV Part 11H4 IV.iii.75Steps me a little higher than his vowStep me a little higher then his Vow
Henry IV Part 22H4 II.ii.33It shall serve, among wits of no higherIt shall serue among wittes of no higher
Henry IV Part 22H4 IV.iv.3We will our youth lead on to higher fields,Wee will our Youth lead on to higher Fields,
Henry VH5 IV.i.104affections are higher mounted than ours, yet when theyaffections are higher mounted then ours, yet when they
Henry VI Part 11H6 II.iv.11Between two hawks, which flies the higher pitch;Between two Hawks, which flyes the higher pitch,
Henry VI Part 22H6 II.i.14That mounts no higher than a bird can soar.That mounts no higher then a Bird can sore:
Henry VI Part 33H6 IV.viii.56And swell so much the higher by their ebb.And swell so much the higher, by their ebbe.
Julius CaesarJC II.i.109Some two months hence, up higher toward the northSome two moneths hence, vp higher toward the North
Julius CaesarJC V.iii.20Go, Pindarus, get higher on that hill;Go Pindarus, get higher on that hill,
King Edward IIIE3 III.i.100Shall climb the higher ground another way;Shall clyme the higher ground an other waye:
King JohnKJ II.i.295Up higher to the plain, where we'll set forthVp higher to the plaine, where we'l set forth
The Merchant of VeniceMV V.i.163No higher than thyself, the judge's clerk,No higher then thy selfe, the Iudges Clearke,
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW V.v.98As thoughts do blow them, higher and higher.As thoughts do blow them higher and higher.
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW V.v.105I pray you, come, hold up the jest no higher.I pray you come, hold vp the iest no higher.
PericlesPer I.iv.6Throws down one mountain to cast up a higher.Throwes downe one mountaine to cast vp a higher:
PericlesPer I.iv.9But like to groves, being topped, they higher rise.But like to Groues, being topt, they higher rise.
Richard IIIR3 I.ii.40Advance thy halberd higher than my breast,Aduance thy Halbert higher then my brest,
Troilus and CressidaTC I.ii.103praised him above, his complexion is higher than his;prasi'd him aboue, his complexion is higher then his,
Troilus and CressidaTC I.ii.104he having colour enough, and the other higher, is toohe hauing colour enough, and the other higher, is too
Troilus and CressidaTC I.iii.112Should lift their bosoms higher than the shores,Should lift their bosomes higher then the Shores,
Troilus and CressidaTC I.iii.266That holds his honour higher than his ease,That holds his Honor higher then his ease,
Twelfth NightTN I.iii.133caper. Ha! Higher! Ha! Ha! Excellent!caper. Ha, higher: ha, ha, excellent.
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK II.v.5Higher than all the rest spreads like a plane,Higher than all the rest, spreads like a plane
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK V.iii.125With their contentious throats, now one the higher,With their contentious throates, now one the higher,
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK V.iv.78That Arcite's legs, being higher than his head,That Arcites leggs being higher then his head
The Winter's TaleWT I.ii.72And our weak spirits ne'er been higher rearedAnd our weake Spirits ne're been higher rear'd
The Winter's TaleWT III.ii.200.2The higher powers forbid!The higher powres forbid.

Poems

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The Rape of LucreceLuc.646 Turns not, but swells the higher by this let. Turnes not, but swels the higher by this let.
The Rape of LucreceLuc.1414 To jump up higher seemed, to mock the mind. To iump vp higher seem'd to mocke the mind.

Glossary

 6 result(s).
gentleman of a companynon-ranking volunteer with a status higher than that of a private
higherfurther, longer
higher[unclear meaning] upper, northern
higher[unclear meaning] further afield
overmounttranscend, rise above, soar higher than
topabove, superior to, higher than

Thesaurus

 2 result(s).
higher, soarovermount
soar higher thanovermount

Themes and Topics

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Comparison...e available to shakespeare to express a higher degree present-day standard english all...
...ly (less / least happy) the choice with higher degree depends largely on the length of ...

Words Families

 2 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
EIGHTAGEHIGHER
SIXBASICHIGHER
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