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Search phrase: line


 48 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
All's Well That Ends WellAW I.i.95Of every line and trick of his sweet favour.Of euerie line and tricke of his sweet fauour.
All's Well That Ends WellAW V.iii.49Which warped the line of every other favour,Which warpt the line, of euerie other fauour,
CymbelineCym II.iii.66If I do line one of their hands? 'Tis goldIf I do line one of their hands, 'tis Gold
HamletHam II.ii.447 memory, begin at this line – let me see, let me see.memory, begin at this Line, let me see, let me see:
HamletHam III.iv.211When in one line two crafts directly meet.
Henry IV Part 11H4 I.iii.166To show the line and the predicamentTo shew the Line, and the Predicament
Henry IV Part 11H4 II.iii.86To line his enterprise. But if you go – to line his enterprize. But if you go---
Henry IV Part 11H4 III.ii.85And in that very line, Harry, standest thou,And in that very Line, Harry, standest thou:
Henry IV Part 22H4 II.iv.154tortures vile also! Hold hook and line, say I! Downand Tortures vilde also. Hold Hooke and Line, say I: Downe:
Henry IV Part 22H4 IV.iv.39But, being moody, give him time and scope,But being moodie, giue him Line, and scope,
Henry VH5 I.ii.71Of the true line and stock of Charles the Great – Of the true Line and Stock of Charles the Great:
Henry VH5 I.ii.84By the which marriage the line of Charles the GreatBy the which Marriage, the Lyne of Charles the Great
Henry VH5 II.iv.7To line and new repair our towns of warTo lyne and new repayre our Townes of Warre
Henry VH5 II.iv.88He sends you this most memorable line,He sends you this most memorable Lyne,
Henry VI Part 11H6 II.v.78Being but fourth of that heroic line.Being but fourth of that Heroick Lyne.
Henry VI Part 22H6 II.ii.34The third son, Duke of Clarence, from whose lineThe third Sonne, Duke of Clarence, / From whose Line
Henry VI Part 33H6 I.i.19Such hope have all the line of John of Gaunt!Such hope haue all the line of Iohn of Gaunt.
Henry VI Part 33H6 I.iii.32And till I root out their accursed lineAnd till I root out their accursed Line,
Henry VIIIH8 V.iv.43line, they need no other penance. That fire-drake did ILine, they need no other pennance: that Fire-Drake did I
King Edward IIIE3 II.i.106[Line thought to be missing here]
King Edward IIIE3 II.i.143That line hath two faults, gross and palpable:That loue hath two falts grosse and palpable,
King Edward IIIE3 II.i.151.1Read o'er the line again.Readeore the line againe,
King Edward IIIE3 II.i.155Out with the moon line, I will none of it,Out with the moone line, I wil none of it,
King Edward IIIE3 II.i.167Let's see what follows that same moonlight line.Lets see what followes that same moonelight line,
King Edward IIIE3 II.i.171O monstrous line! Put in the next a sword,O monstrous line, put in the next a sword
King Edward IIIE3 III.iii.81And with a strumpet's artificial lineAnd with a strumpets artifitiall line,
King JohnKJ II.i.352O, now doth death line his dead chaps with steel;Oh now doth death line his dead chaps with steele,
King JohnKJ IV.iii.24We will not line his thin bestained cloakWe will not lyne his thin-bestained cloake
King JohnKJ IV.iii.152Meet in one line; and vast confusion waits,Meet in one line: and vast confusion waites
King LearKL I.i.63Of all these bounds, even from this line to this,Of all these bounds euen from this Line, to this,
MacbethMac I.iii.111With those of Norway, or did line the rebelwith those of Norway, / Or did lyne the Rebell
MacbethMac III.i.59They hailed him father to a line of kings.They hayl'd him Father to a Line of Kings.
MacbethMac IV.i.116What, will the line stretch out to the crack of doom?What will the Line stretch out to'th' cracke of Doome?
MacbethMac IV.i.152That trace him in his line. No boasting, like a fool;That trace him in his Line. No boasting like a Foole,
Measure for MeasureMM I.iv.56And with full line of his authority,(And with full line of his authority)
Measure for MeasureMM IV.ii.77Even with the stroke and line of his great justice.Euen with the stroke and line of his great Iustice:
The Merchant of VeniceMV II.ii.149here's a simple line of life. Here's a small trifle of wives!here's a simple line of life, here's a small trifle of wiues,
PericlesPer IV.vi.55you use him kindly? He will line your apron with gold.you vse him kindly? he will lyne your apron with gold.
The TempestTem IV.i.193.2Come, hang them on this line.Come, hang on them this line.
The TempestTem IV.i.235Be you quiet, monster. Mistress line, is notBe you quiet (Monster) Mistris line, is not
The TempestTem IV.i.236this my jerkin? Now is the jerkin under the line. Now,this my Ierkin? how is the Ierkin vnder the line: now
The TempestTem IV.i.239Do, do! We steal by line and level, an't likeDoe, doe; we steale by lyne and leuell, and't like
The TempestTem IV.i.243this country. ‘ Steal by line and level ’ is an excellentthis / Country: Steale by line and leuell, is an excellent
Troilus and CressidaTC I.iii.88Office, and custom, in all line of order.Office, and custome, in all line of Order:
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG I.ii.123Lo, here in one line is his name twice writ:Loe, here in one line is his name twice writ:
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG III.ii.76Moist it again, and frame some feeling lineMoist it againe: and frame some feeling line,
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK I.i.116For my least minnow, let him lead his lineFor my least minnow, let him lead his line
The Winter's TaleWT I.ii.181Though you perceive me not how I give line.(Though you perceiue me not how I giue Lyne)


 5 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
The Passionate PilgrimPP.9.2 Second line missing
The Rape of LucreceLuc.818 Will tie the hearers to attend each line, Will tie the hearers to attend ech line,
SonnetsSonn.71.5 Nay, if you read this line, remember not Nay if you read this line, remember not,
SonnetsSonn.74.3 My life hath in this line some interest, My life hath in this line some interest,
SonnetsSonn.86.13 But when your countenance filled up his line, But when your countinance fild vp his line,


 43 result(s).
anglefishing rod, line, hook
apparentheir-apparent, closest in line
beamreach, range, line [of the eye, thought of as emitting beams of light]
blankbull's-eye, target centre; or: line of sight
customtrade, business, line of work
evenlydirectly, in a straight line
fault[hunting] break in a line of scent, loss of scent
filekeep pace, stay in line
forewardvanguard, front line [of soldiers]
forwardin the front line, in forward position
generationgenealogy, line of descent
levelline of fire
linedegree, rank, station
linederived power, scope, warrant
linedraw, sketch, delineate
linestrengthen, support, fortify
linecram, stuff, fill
linebe given a lining
linestroke, paint, lines of make-up
lineprepared written statement
lineconduct, way of behaving, course of action
linelineament, distinctive feature
linelime tree, linden tree
linevery methodically, with great precision
lineline of descent, lineage, pedigree
lineallineally descended, in the direct line, hereditary
lineamentline, feature, characteristic, attribute
passagepassing on, extending, line of descent
plainsongplain truth, bottom line
plummetweighted line used for measuring the depth of water
posterityfamily, line of descendants, succession
practiceoccupation, profession, line of work
proceeding(plural) line of descent, pedigree
rangebattle line, fighting position
rankrow, line, series
removeddegree separated in line of succession
roomposition [in line to the throne]
scalemeasuring mark, graduated line, calibration
traderegular line of work, recognized business
vantvan, front line
vawardforemost part, front line, vanguard
veinright line, proper course to follow


 49 result(s).
battle linerange
bottom lineplainsong
break in a line of scentfault
closest in lineapparent
degree separated in line of successionremoved
descent, line ofgeneration
descent, line ofpassage
descent, line ofproceeding
descent, line ofline
descent, line ofposterity
direct line, in thelineal
fire, line oflevel
front linevaward
front linevant
front lineforeward
front line, in theforward
graduated linescale
line [of verse]number
line of descentproceeding
line of descentline
line of descentposterity
line of descentpassage
line of descentgeneration
line of firelevel
line of make-upline
line of succession, inremoved
line, battlerange
line, fishingangle
line, frontvaward
line, frontvant
line, graduatedscale
line, in a straightevenly
line, in the directlineal
line, in the frontforward
line, stay infile
line, weightedplummet
position [in line to the throne]room
right line to followvein
sight, line ofblank
stay in linefile
straight line, in aevenly
succession, in line ofremoved
weighted lineplummet
work, line ofcustom
work, line ofpractice
work, regular line oftrade

Themes and Topics

 6 result(s).
a- as a particle...extra syllable to make up the metre of a line because sleeping for example already ...
...ay of adding an extra metrical beat to a line as in r3 iv iv 86 [queen margaret to qu...
Elision... word to fit the metrical character of a line or focuses the emphasis within a sentenc...
Singing...itioned by the rhythmical demands of the line the repetitive character of the verses ...
...e to satisfy the needs of the metre in a line item location example ...
...as heigh derry and nonny to fill up a line or forming a...
...or forming a line in a chorus they are often repeated as...
Stage directions...a scene will be numbered by referring to line 1 of the scene a direction immediately ...
...he scene a direction immediately before line 42 will be numbered 42 and so on there...
...h reference to the immediately preceding line and all stage directions within a...
... and all stage directions within a line are given that...
...are given that line number item example glo...
Abbreviations... when a word motivates a pun in a later line or a pun refers back to a word in a pre...
... pun refers back to a word in a previous line the reference is given in parentheses a...
...d [pun 34 sense 1] in other words in line 34 the word sconce is used in sense 1 {...
...anish and italian grammar] ff [in line references] and following lines int...
...d in a headword call on / upon marks a line break in a quotation this rough magic /...

Words Families

 11 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
LINEBASICline n, line v, lineage n, lineal adj, lineally adv, lineament n, lining n
LINEOBJECTfathom-line n
LINEWRITINGlove-line n
LINENOTunlineal adj