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Search phrase: lean

Plays

 40 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
Antony and CleopatraAC III.xi.37The lean and wrinkled Cassius; and 'twas IThe leane and wrinkled Cassius, and 'twas I
Antony and CleopatraAC III.xiii.69To lean upon. But it would warm his spiritsTo leane vpon. But it would warme his spirits
As You Like ItAYL II.vii.159Into the lean and slippered pantaloon,Into the leane and slipper'd Pantaloone,
As You Like ItAYL III.ii.312feels no pain, the one lacking the burden of lean andfeeles no paine: the one lacking the burthen of leane and
As You Like ItAYL III.ii.358A lean cheek, which you have not; a blue eyeA leane cheeke, which you haue not: a blew eie
As You Like ItAYL III.v.22Some scar of it; lean upon a rush,Some scarre of it: Leane vpon a rush
The Comedy of ErrorsCE III.ii.94I have but lean luck in the match, and yetI haue but leane lucke in the match, and yet
CoriolanusCor I.i.240I'll lean upon one crutch and fight with t'otherIle leane vpon one Crutch, and fight with tother,
HamletHam IV.iii.23fat king and your lean beggar is but variable servicefat King, and your leane Begger is but variable seruice
Henry IV Part 11H4 I.ii.73hath no lean wardrobe. 'Sblood, I am as melancholyhath no leane Wardrobe. I am as Melancholly
Henry IV Part 11H4 II.ii.107And lards the lean earth as he walks along.and Lards the leane earth as he walkes along:
Henry IV Part 11H4 II.iv.319Here comes lean Jack, here comes bare-bone. How nowHeere comes leane Iacke, heere comes bare-bone. How now
Henry IV Part 11H4 II.iv.459fat be to be hated, then Pharaoh's lean kine are to be loved.fat, be to be hated, then Pharaohs leane Kine are to be loued.
Henry IV Part 11H4 IV.iii.67Perceived Northumberland did lean to him,Perceiu'd Northumberland did leane to him,
Henry IV Part 22H4 I.i.164Lean on your health, the which, if you give o'erLeane-on your health, the which if you giue-o're
Henry IV Part 22H4 III.ii.267a little, lean, old, chopped, bald shot. Well said, i'faith!a little, leane, old, chopt, bald Shot. Well said
Henry IV Part 22H4 IV.iii.116he did naturally inherit of his father he hath like lean,hee did naturally inherite of his Father, hee hath, like leane,
Henry VH5 V.i.82And something lean to cutpurse of quick hand.and something leane to Cut-purse of quicke hand:
Henry VI Part 11H6 I.ii.35Lean raw-boned rascals! Who would e'er supposeLeane raw-bon'd Rascals, who would e're suppose,
Henry VI Part 11H6 II.v.43First, lean thine aged back against mine arm,First, leane thine aged Back against mine Arme,
Henry VI Part 11H6 IV.ii.11Lean famine, quartering steel, and climbing fire;Leane Famine, quartering Steele, and climbing Fire,
Henry VI Part 22H6 I.iii.127Are lank and lean with thy extortions.Are lanke and leane with thy Extortions.
Henry VI Part 33H6 II.i.68Sweet Duke of York, our prop to lean upon,Sweet Duke of Yorke, our Prop to leane vpon,
Henry VI Part 33H6 II.i.188Lord Warwick, on thy shoulder will I lean;Lord Warwicke, on thy shoulder will I leane,
Julius CaesarJC I.ii.193Yond Cassius has a lean and hungry look;Yond Cassius has a leane and hungry looke,
Julius CaesarJC II.ii.113As that same ague which hath made you lean.As that same Ague which hath made you leane.
King Edward IIIE3 IV.vi.42Have forty lean slaves this day stoned to death.Haue fortie leane slaues this daie stoned to death.
King JohnKJ IV.ii.201Another lean unwashed artificerAnother leane, vnwash'd Artificer,
Love's Labour's LostLLL I.i.26Fat paunches have lean pates, and dainty bitsFat paunches haue leane pates: and dainty bits,
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.i.97world, sometime to lean upon my poor shoulder, andworld) sometime to leane vpon my poore shoulder, and
Measure for MeasureMM II.i.47constable, and my name is Elbow. I do lean uponConstable, and my name is Elbow; I doe leane vpon
The Merchant of VeniceMV II.vi.19Lean, rent, and beggared by the strumpet wind.Leane, rent, and begger'd by the strumpet winde?
Romeo and JulietRJ V.iii.104And that the lean abhorred monster keepsAnd that the leane abhorred Monster keepes
Timon of AthensTim IV.iii.13The want that makes him lean. Who dares, who dares,The want that makes him leaue: who dares? who dares
Titus AndronicusTit II.iii.94The trees, though summer, yet forlorn and lean,The Trees though Sommer, yet forlorne and leane,
Twelfth NightTN III.iv.334Out of my lean and low ability,Out of my leane and low ability
Twelfth NightTN IV.ii.7well, nor lean enough to be thought a good student. Butwell, nor leane enough to bee thought a good Studient: but
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG II.v.26Ay, and what I do too; look there, I'll but lean,I, and what I do too: looke thee, Ile but leane,
The Winter's TaleWT II.i.64.1Howe'er you lean to th' nayward.How e're you leane to th' Nay-ward.
The Winter's TaleWT IV.iv.111You'd be so lean that blasts of JanuaryYou'ld be so leane, that blasts of Ianuary

Poems

 5 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
The Rape of LucreceLuc.708 And then with lank and lean discoloured cheek, And then with lanke, and leane discolour'd cheeke,
SonnetsSonn.84.5 Lean penury within that pen doth dwell, Leane penurie within that Pen doth dwell,
Venus and AdonisVen.125 These blue-veined violets whereon we lean These blew-veind violets whereon we leane,
Venus and AdonisVen.136 Thick-sighted, barren, lean, and lacking juice, Thick-sighted, barren, leane, and lacking iuyce;
Venus and AdonisVen.931Hard-favoured tyrant, ugly, meagre, lean, Hard fauourd tyrant, ougly, meagre, leane,

Glossary

 14 result(s).
baregaunt, lean, needy
carrionlean as carrion, skeleton-like; or: putrefying
declineincline, lean, bend
dependlean, rest, recline
inclinelean towards, favour, support
leandepend, appertain [to], relate [to]
leanslight, mean, poor
leanaccept, be well-disposed towards
leanneed support, incline towards a fall
leanbarren, unproductive
littlethin, lean, skinny
meagrelean, gaunt, emaciated
sparelean, thin, gaunt
starvedscrawny, lean, emaciated

Thesaurus

 10 result(s).
carrion, lean ascarrion
lean [bend]decline
lean [bend]depend
lean [body]spare
lean [body]bare
lean [body]meagre
lean [body]starved
lean [body]little
lean as carrioncarrion
lean towardsincline
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