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Search phrase: maiden

Plays

 43 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
All's Well That Ends WellAW I.i.46'Tis the best brine a maiden can season her'Tis the best brine a Maiden can season her
All's Well That Ends WellAW I.iii.144God's mercy, maiden! Does it curd thy blood(Gods mercie maiden) dos it curd thy blood
All's Well That Ends WellAW II.i.114.2We thank you, maiden,We thanke you maiden,
All's Well That Ends WellAW IV.ii.6You are no maiden but a monument.You are no Maiden but a monument
All's Well That Ends WellAW IV.ii.57When you have conquered my yet maiden bed,When you haue conquer'd my yet maiden-bed,
HamletHam I.iii.121Be something scanter of your maiden presence.Be somewhat scanter of your Maiden presence;
HamletHam V.i.229Her maiden strewments, and the bringing homeHer Maiden strewments, and the bringing home
Henry IV Part 11H4 V.iv.129.1Thy maiden sword.thy Maiden sword.
Henry VH5 V.ii.232you have me? Put off your maiden blushes, avouch theyou haue me? Put off your Maiden Blushes, auouch the
Henry VH5 V.ii.317with maiden walls, that war hath never entered.with Maiden Walls, that Warre hath entred.
Henry VH5 V.ii.320I am content, so the maiden cities you talkI am content, so the Maiden Cities you talke
Henry VI Part 11H6 II.iv.47I pluck this pale and maiden blossom here,I pluck this pale and Maiden Blossome here,
Henry VI Part 11H6 II.iv.75Now, by this maiden blossom in my hand,Now by this Maiden Blossome in my hand,
Henry VI Part 11H6 IV.vii.38‘ Thou maiden youth, be vanquished by a maid.’Thou Maiden youth, be vanquisht by a Maide.
Henry VI Part 11H6 V.iv.52Whose maiden blood, thus rigorously effused,Whose Maiden-blood thus rigorously effus'd,
Henry VIIIH8 IV.ii.169With maiden flowers, that all the world may knowWith Maiden Flowers, that all the world may know
Henry VIIIH8 V.v.40The bird of wonder dies, the maiden phoenix,The Bird of Wonder dyes, the Mayden Phoenix,
King JohnKJ II.i.98Upon the maiden virtue of the crown.Vpon the maiden vertue of the Crowne:
King JohnKJ IV.ii.252Is yet a maiden and an innocent hand,Is yet a maiden, and an innocent hand.
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.351Now, by my maiden honour, yet as pureNow by my maiden honor, yet as pure
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.774And, in our maiden counsel rated themAnd in our maiden counsaile rated them,
Measure for MeasureMM II.ii.48.2Maiden, no remedy.Maiden, no remedie.
Measure for MeasureMM IV.iv.22Will not proclaim against her maiden loss,Will not proclaime against her maiden losse,
The Merchant of VeniceMV III.ii.8And yet a maiden hath no tongue but thought –And yet a maiden hath no tongue, but thought,
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND I.i.75To undergo such maiden pilgrimage;To vndergo such maiden pilgrimage,
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND II.i.164In maiden meditation, fancy-free.In maiden meditation, fancy free.
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND II.ii.80And here the maiden, sleeping soundAnd heere the maiden sleeping sound,
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND III.ii.285Have you no modesty, no maiden shame,Haue you no modesty, no maiden shame,
Much Ado About NothingMA III.i.109Contempt, farewell! and maiden pride, adieu!Contempt, farewell, and maiden pride, adew,
Much Ado About NothingMA IV.i.85Why, then are you no maiden. Leonato,Why then you are no maiden. Leonato,
Much Ado About NothingMA IV.i.162Against her maiden truth. Call me a fool;Against her maiden truth. Call me a foole,
Much Ado About NothingMA IV.i.177Than that which maiden modesty doth warrant,Then that which maiden modestie doth warrant,
OthelloOth I.iii.94.2A maiden never bold;A Maiden, neuer bold:
PericlesPer V.i.241There, when my maiden priests are met together,There when my maiden priests are met together
Romeo and JulietRJ II.ii.86Else would a maiden blush bepaint my cheekElse would a Maiden blush bepaint my cheeke,
Romeo and JulietRJ III.ii.135But I, a maid, die maiden-widowed.But I a Maid, die Maiden widowed.
Romeo and JulietRJ III.ii.137And death, not Romeo, take my maidenhead!And death not Romeo, take my Maiden head.
The Taming of the ShrewTS IV.v.44And not a maiden, as thou say'st he is.And not a Maiden, as thou saist he is.
Titus AndronicusTit II.iii.232When he by night lay bathed in maiden blood.When he by night lay bath'd in Maiden blood:
Troilus and CressidaTC IV.v.87A maiden battle, then? – O, I perceive you.A maiden battaile then? O I perceiue you.
Twelfth NightTN V.i.252Where lie my maiden weeds; by whose gentle helpWhere lye my maiden weeds: by whose gentle helpe,
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK I.i.4Maiden pinks, of odour faint,Maiden Pinckes, of odour faint,
The Winter's TaleWT IV.iv.85.2Wherefore, gentle maiden,Wherefore (gentle Maiden)

Poems

 7 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
A Lover's ComplaintLC.100 For maiden-tongued he was, and thereof free; For maiden tongu'd he was and thereof free;
The Rape of LucreceLuc.408 A pair of maiden worlds unconquered, A paire of maiden worlds vnconquered,
The Rape of LucreceLuc.848 ‘ Why should the worm intrude the maiden bud? Why should the worme intrude the maiden bud?
SonnetsSonn.16.6 And many maiden gardens yet unset And many maiden gardens yet vnset,
SonnetsSonn.66.6 And maiden virtue rudely strumpeted, And maiden vertue rudely strumpeted,
SonnetsSonn.154.4 Came tripping by; but in her maiden hand Came tripping by, but in her maiden hand,
Venus and AdonisVen.50 Doth quench the maiden burning of his cheeks; Doth quench the maiden burning of his cheekes,

Glossary

 5 result(s).
damoselladamsel, young maiden
maidenuntried, untested, uninitiated [in battle]
maidenbefitting chastity
maidenunblemished, unstained, not put to use
maidenwithout bloodshed

Thesaurus

 1 result(s).
maiden, youngdamosella

Themes and Topics

 3 result(s).
Plants
French...6  sage demoiselle en france > wise maiden in france h5 v ii 244  roi mon père...
Frequently Encountered Words (FEW)...to ophelia] be something scanter of your maiden presence 2h4 i ii 189 [falstaff to lord...
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