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Search phrase: legion

Plays

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PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
CymbelineCym II.iv.18The legion now in Gallia sooner landedThe Legion now in Gallia, sooner landed
King Edward IIIE3 IV.iv.63Hath but the puissant legion of one king,Hath but the puissant legion of one king?
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW I.iii.49her husband's purse. He hath a legion of angels.her husbands Purse: he hath a legend of Angels.
Richard IIIR3 I.iv.58With that, methoughts, a legion of foul fiendsWith that (me thought) a Legion of foule Fiends
Twelfth NightTN III.iv.85the devils of hell be drawn in little and Legion himselfthe diuels of hell be drawne in little, and Legion himselfe

Glossary

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centurioncommander of 100 men in the Roman legion
legendprobably a malapropism for ‘legion
legionarmy, power, force
Legionin the Bible, the name of a devil

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Themes and Topics

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Roman history...ntury [a body of c 100 men] in the roman legion flamen cor ii i 205 priest devote...
Religious personalities and beings

Words Families

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Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
LEGIONBASIClegion n
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