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Search phrase: leaden

Plays

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All's Well That Ends WellAW III.ii.108Of smoky muskets? O you leaden messengers,Of smoakie Muskets? O you leaden messengers,
CoriolanusCor I.v.5At a cracked drachma. Cushions, leaden spoons,At a crack'd Drachme: Cushions, Leaden Spoones,
CoriolanusCor III.i.312Tie leaden pounds to's heels. Proceed by process,Tye Leaden pounds too's heeles. Proceed by Processe,
Henry IV Part 11H4 II.iv.374golden sceptre for a leaden dagger, and thy precious richGolden Scepter for a Leaden Dagger, and thy precious rich
Henry VI Part 11H6 IV.vi.12Of bold-faced victory. Then leaden age,Of bold-fac't Victorie. Then Leaden Age,
Julius CaesarJC III.i.173To you our swords have leaden points, Mark Antony;To you, our Swords haue leaden points Marke Antony:
Julius CaesarJC IV.iii.266Layest thou thy leaden mace upon my boy,Layest thou thy Leaden Mace vpon my Boy,
Love's Labour's LostLLL IV.iii.297In leaden contemplation have found outIn leaden contemplation haue found out
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.481.1Wounds like a leaden sword.Wounds like a Leaden sword.
The Merchant of VeniceMV II.vii.15What says this leaden casket?What saies this leaden casket?
The Merchant of VeniceMV III.ii.114 (opening the leaden casket)
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND III.ii.365With leaden legs and batty wings doth creep.With leaden legs, and Battie-wings doth creepe:
OthelloOth III.iv.173I have this while with leaden thoughts been pressed:I haue this while with leaden thoughts beene prest,
Richard IIIR3 III.i.176If he be leaden, icy, cold, unwilling,If he be leaden, ycie, cold, vnwilling,
Richard IIIR3 IV.iii.52Is leaden servitor to dull delay;Is leaden seruitor to dull delay.
Richard IIIR3 V.iii.106Lest leaden slumber peise me down tomorrow,Lest leaden slumber peize me downe to morrow,
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK I.ii.84The King calls for you; yet be leaden-footedThe King cals for you; yet be leaden footed

Poems

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The Rape of LucreceLuc.124 Now leaden slumber with life's strength doth fight, Now leaden slumber with liues strength doth fight,
Venus and AdonisVen.34 With leaden appetite, unapt to toy; With leaden appetite, vnapt to toy,

Glossary

 3 result(s).
leadleaden coffin lining
leadenburdensome, heavy, cumbersome
leadenheavy, dull, spiritless

Thesaurus

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coffin lining, leadenlead
leaden coffin lininglead
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