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Antony and CleopatraAC I.iii.29Who have been false to Fulvia? Riotous madness,Who haue beene false to Fuluia? / Riotous madnesse,
As You Like ItAYL III.ii.383Love is merely a madness and, I tell you,Loue is meerely a madnesse, and I tel you,
As You Like ItAYL III.ii.400love to a living humour of madness – which was, toloue, to a liuing humor of madnes, wc was to
As You Like ItAYL IV.i.198madness, that blind rascally boy that abuses everyone'smadnesse, that blinde rascally boy, that abuses euery ones
The Comedy of ErrorsCE V.i.76And what's a fever but a fit of madness?And what's a Feauer, but a fit of madnesse? 
The Comedy of ErrorsCE V.i.139A most outrageous fit of madness took him,A most outragious fit of madnesse tooke him: 
CymbelineCym II.iii.98To leave you in your madness, 'twere my sin,To leaue you in your madnesse, 'twere my sin,
CymbelineCym IV.ii.135Absolute madness could so far have raved,absolute madnesse could so farre haue rau'd
CymbelineCym IV.iii.3A madness, of which her life's in danger: heavens,A madnesse, of which her life's in danger: Heauens,
HamletHam I.iv.74And draw you into madness? Think of it.And draw you into madnesse thinke of it?
HamletHam II.ii.93Mad call I it. For, to define true madness,Mad call I it; for to define true Madnesse,
HamletHam II.ii.150Into the madness wherein now he ravesInto the Madnesse whereon now he raues,
HamletHam II.ii.205 Though this be madness, yet thereThough this be madnesse, / Yet there
HamletHam II.ii.210often madness hits on, which reason and sanity couldoften Madnesse hits on, / Which Reason and Sanitie could
HamletHam III.i.8But with a crafty madness keeps aloofBut with a crafty Madnesse keepes aloofe:
HamletHam III.i.165Was not like madness. There's something in his soulWas not like Madnesse. There's something in his soule?
HamletHam III.i.189Madness in great ones must not unwatched go.Madnesse in great Ones, must not vnwatch'd go.
HamletHam III.iii.2To let his madness range. Therefore prepare you.To let his madnesse range. Therefore prepare you,
HamletHam III.iv.74Is apoplexed. For madness would not err,
HamletHam III.iv.142And makes as healthful music. It is not madnessAnd makes as healthfull Musicke. It is not madnesse
HamletHam III.iv.144And I the matter will reword, which madnessAnd I the matter will re-word: which madnesse
HamletHam III.iv.147That not your trespass but my madness speaks.That not your trespasse, but my madnesse speakes:
HamletHam III.iv.188That I essentially am not in madness,That I essentially am not in madnesse,
HamletHam IV.i.25O'er whom his very madness, like some oreO're whom his very madnesse like some Oare
HamletHam IV.i.34Hamlet in madness hath Polonius slain,Hamlet in madnesse hath Polonius slaine,
HamletHam IV.v.158By heaven, thy madness shall be paid with weightBy Heauen, thy madnesse shall be payed by waight,
HamletHam IV.v.179A document in madness: thoughts andA document in madnesse, thoughts &
HamletHam V.i.280.2This is mere madness.This is meere Madnesse:
HamletHam V.ii.226Roughly awake, I here proclaim was madness.Roughly awake, I heere proclaime was madnesse:
HamletHam V.ii.231Who does it then? His madness. If't be so,Who does it then? His Madnesse? If't be so,
HamletHam V.ii.233His madness is poor Hamlet's enemy.His madnesse is poore Hamlets Enemy.
Henry IV Part 22H4 IV.ii.41And true obedience, of this madness cured,And true Obedience, of this Madnesse cur'd,
Henry VI Part 11H6 IV.i.111Good Lord, what madness rules in brain-sick men,Good Lord, what madnesse rules in braine-sicke men,
Henry VI Part 22H6 III.i.252Madam, 'tis true; and were't not madness thenMadame 'tis true: and wer't not madnesse then,
King JohnKJ III.iv.43Lady, you utter madness, and not sorrow.Lady, you vtter madnesse, and not sorrow.
King LearKL III.iv.21O, that way madness lies; let me shun that;O that way madnesse lies, let me shun that:
King LearKL III.iv.90 stealth, wolf in greediness, dog in madness, lion in prey.stealth, Wolfe in greedinesse, Dog in madnes, Lyon in prey.
King LearKL III.vii.103To lead him where he would; his roguish madness
King LearKL IV.vi.176Reason in madness!Reason in Madnesse.
MacbethMac IV.ii.3His flight was madness; when our actions do not,His flight was madnesse: when our Actions do not,
Measure for MeasureMM IV.iv.3actions show much like to madness. Pray heaven hisactions show much like to madnesse, pray heauen his
Measure for MeasureMM V.i.51That I am touched with madness. Make not impossibleThat I am touch'd with madnesse: make not impossible
Measure for MeasureMM V.i.61Her madness hath the oddest frame of sense,Her madnesse hath the oddest frame of sense,
Measure for MeasureMM V.i.63.1As e'er I heard in madness.As ere I heard in madnesse.
The Merchant of VeniceMV I.ii.19hare is madness the youth to skip o'er the meshes of goodhare is madnesse the youth, to skip ore the meshes of good
The Merchant of VeniceMV I.ii.61me to madness, I shall never requite him.me to madnesse, I should neuer requite him.
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW IV.ii.24out!’, that any madness I ever yet beheld seemed butout, that any madnesse I euer yet beheld, seem'd but
Much Ado About NothingMA V.i.25Fetter strong madness in a silken thread,Fetter strong madnesse in a silken thred,
OthelloOth I.i.99My daughter is not for thee. And now in madness,My Daughter is not for thee. And now in madnesse
OthelloOth II.i.302Even to madness. 'Tis here, but yet confused:Euen to madnesse. 'Tis heere: but yet confus'd,
OthelloOth IV.i.55Breaks out to savage madness. Look, he stirs.Breakes out to sauage madnesse. Looke, he stirres:
Romeo and JulietRJ I.i.193What is it else? A madness most discreet,What is it else? a madnesse, most discreet,
The TempestTem II.ii.14.1Do hiss me into madness.Doe hisse me into madnesse:
The TempestTem V.i.116I fear a madness held me. This must craveI feare a madnesse held me: this must craue
Timon of AthensTim I.ii.41the madness is he cheers them up to't.the madnesse is, he cheeres them vp too.
Timon of AthensTim I.ii.131Like madness is the glory of this lifeLike Madnesse is the glory of this life,
Troilus and CressidaTC V.ii.36O plague and madness!O plague and madnesse!
Troilus and CressidaTC V.ii.130Why, my negation hath no taste of madness.Why my negation hath no taste of madnesse?
Troilus and CressidaTC V.ii.145This is not she. O madness of discourse,This is not she: O madnesse of discourse!
Twelfth NightTN III.iv.15If sad and merry madness equal be.If sad and merry madnesse equall bee.
Twelfth NightTN III.iv.56Why, this is very midsummer madness.Why this is verie Midsommer madnesse.
Twelfth NightTN IV.iii.4Yet 'tis not madness. Where's Antonio, then?Yet 'tis not madnesse. Where's Anthonio then,
Twelfth NightTN IV.iii.10That this may be some error, but no madness,That this may be some error, but no madnesse,
Twelfth NightTN V.i.96But for thee, fellow – fellow, thy words are madness.But for thee fellow, fellow thy words are madnesse,
Twelfth NightTN V.i.291No, madam; I do but read madness. An yourNo Madam, I do but reade madnesse: and your
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK I.iv.42Desire of liberty, a fever, madness,Desire of liberty, a feavour, madnes,
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK II.i.258And in this madness if I hazard theeAnd in this madnes, if I hazard thee
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK IV.iii.48engraffed madness, but a most thick and profoundengraffed / Madnesse, but a most thicke, and profound
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK IV.iii.79become the pranks and friskins of her madness. Singbecome the prankes / And friskins of her madnes; Sing
The Winter's TaleWT IV.iv.481If not, my senses, better pleased with madness,If not, my sences better pleas'd with madnesse,
The Winter's TaleWT V.iii.73The pleasure of that madness. Let't alone.The pleasure of that madnesse. Let't alone.

Poems

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SonnetsSonn.140.10 And in my madness might speak ill of thee: And in my madnesse might speake ill of thee,

Glossary

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disinsanitymadness, great foolishness
distractionmadness, derangement, insanity
ecstasyfit, bout of madness, frenzied behaviour
ecstasymadness, lunacy
furyfit of madness
giddinessrashness, foolishness, madness
insanecausing madness, producing insanity
insaniefrenzy, madness, lunacy
iraanger is a madness that doesn't last long
mad-bredproduced by madness
maddingdriving one mad, provoking madness
ragemadness, insanity, derangement
ragerave, show signs of madness
wildnessmadness, distraction, frenzy

Thesaurus

 17 result(s).
fit of madnessfury
madnessdistraction
madnesswildness
madnessdisinsanity
madnessecstasy
madnessrage
madnessfinder
madnessinsanie
madnessBedlam
madnessgiddiness
madness, bout ofecstasy
madness, causinginsane
madness, fit offury
madness, produced bymad-bred
madness, show signs ofrage
produced by madnessmad-bred
provoking madnessmadding

Themes and Topics

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Negatives...64 nor what he spake / was not like madness mw iv ii 149 [ford] he’s not here ...
Regrets...ff) and gertrude’s reaction to ophelia’s madness (ham iv v 27 ff) item locat...
Latin...ror brevis est (tim i ii 27) anger is a madness that doesn't last long laus deo bono ...
...ther furor (n m ) tim i ii 27   madness gaudeo (v ) lll v i 31   [i] rej...
Frequently Encountered Words (FEW)...3 [rosalind to orlando] love is merely a madness see also merely (adv ) 2--3 methinks(t)...
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