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Search phrase: housewife

Plays

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All's Well That Ends WellAW II.ii.55I play the noble housewife with the time,I play the noble huswife with the time,
Antony and CleopatraAC IV.xv.44That the false housewife Fortune break her wheel,That the false Huswife Fortune, breake her Wheele,
As You Like ItAYL I.ii.30Let us sit and mock the good housewife FortuneLet vs sit and mocke the good houswife Fortune
CoriolanusCor I.iii.71play the idle housewife with me this afternoon.play the idle Huswife with me this afternoone.
CymbelineCym III.ii.78.1A franklin's housewife.A Franklins Huswife.
CymbelineCym IV.ii.45.1For you must be our housewife.For you must be our Huswife.
Henry VH5 V.i.76Doth Fortune play the housewife with me now?Doeth fortune play the huswife with me now?
Henry VIIIH8 III.i.24Your graces find me here part of a housewifeYour Graces find me heere part of a Houswife,
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND II.i.37And bootless make the breathless housewife churn,And bootlesse make the breathlesse huswife cherne,
OthelloOth IV.i.94A housewife, that by selling her desiresA Huswife that by selling her desires
Romeo and JulietRJ IV.ii.43I'll play the housewife for this once. What, ho!Ile play the huswife for this once. What ho?
Timon of AthensTim IV.iii.422The bounteous housewife Nature on each bushThe bounteous Huswife Nature, on each bush,

Poems

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SonnetsSonn.143.1 Lo, as a careful housewife runs to catch LOe as a carefull huswife runnes to catch,

Glossary

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cot-queanman acting the housewife, meddler in household affairs
housewife[pron: 'huzif] hussy, wanton, minx

Thesaurus

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housewife, man acting thecot-quean
man acting the housewifecot-quean

Themes and Topics

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Gods and goddesses... ayl i ii 30 let us mock the good housewife fortune from her wheel roman goddess ...
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