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Search phrase: lottery

Plays

 7 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
All's Well That Ends WellAW I.iii.85at an earthquake, 'twould mend the lottery well; a manat an earthquake, 'twould mend the Lotterie well, a man
Antony and CleopatraAC II.ii.248.1A blessed lottery to him.A blessed Lottery to him.
Julius CaesarJC II.i.119Till each man drop by lottery. But if these,Till each man drop by Lottery. But if these
King Edward IIIE3 IV.iv.149As we do draw the lottery of our doom.as we do drawe the lotterie of our doome.
The Merchant of VeniceMV I.ii.27their death have good inspirations. Therefore the lotterytheir death haue good inspirations, therefore the lotterie
Troilus and CressidaTC I.iii.374In taint of our best man. No, make a lottery,In taint of our best man. No, make a Lott'ry,
Troilus and CressidaTC II.i.127I know not – 'tis put to lottery. OtherwiseI know not, 'tis put to Lottry: otherwise

Glossary

 5 result(s).
lot[in a lottery] drawing of a winning ticket rather than a blank ticket
lotteryodds, chance, probability
lotteryprize, allotment, award
lotterychance, turn of events
sortlot [item drawn from a receptacle in a lottery]

Thesaurus

 3 result(s).
drawing a winning ticket rather than a blank ticket [in a lottery]lot
lot [in a lottery]sort
ticket, winning or blank [in a lottery]lot
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