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 88 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
All's Well That Ends WellAW II.i.56measure, such are to be followed. After them, and take ameasure, such are to be followed: after them, and take a
All's Well That Ends WellAW II.iii.255This is hard and undeserved measure, myThis is hard and vndeserued measure my
All's Well That Ends WellAW IV.iii.32measure of his own judgements wherein so curiously hemeasure of his owne iudgements, wherein so curiously he
Antony and CleopatraAC I.i.2O'erflows the measure. Those his goodly eyes,Ore-flowes the measure: those his goodly eyes
Antony and CleopatraAC III.iv.8He vented them, most narrow measure lent me;He vented then most narrow measure: lent me,
As You Like ItAYL II.vi.2Here lie I down and measure out my grave. Farewell,Heere lie I downe, / And measure out my graue. Farwel
As You Like ItAYL V.ii.55in some little measure draw a belief from you to doin some little measure draw a beleefe from you, to do
As You Like ItAYL V.iv.43my purgation. I have trod a measure, I have flattered amy purgation, I haue trod a measure, I haue flattred a
As You Like ItAYL V.iv.172According to the measure of their states.According to the measure of their states.
As You Like ItAYL V.iv.176With measure heaped in joy, to th' measures fall.With measure heap'd in ioy, to'th Measures fall.
The Comedy of ErrorsCE III.ii.116not measure her from hip to hip.not measure her from hip to hip.
The Comedy of ErrorsCE IV.iii.9And therewithal took measure of my body.And therewithall tooke measure of my body. 
CoriolanusCor II.ii.121He cannot but with measure fit the honoursHe cannot but with measure fit the Honors
CoriolanusCor III.i.140.1Enough, with over measure.Enough, with ouer measure.
CoriolanusCor V.i.47Must have that thanks from Rome after the measureMust haue that thankes from Rome, after the measure
CoriolanusCor V.iii.10Loved me above the measure of a father,Lou'd me, aboue the measure of a Father,
CymbelineCym I.i.27.1His measure duly.His measure duly.
CymbelineCym II.iv.113.1O, above measure false!O, aboue measure false.
CymbelineCym III.vii.37Think us no churls: nor measure our good mindsThinke vs no Churles: nor measure our good mindes
Henry IV Part 22H4 I.i.139Being sick, have in some measure made me well.Being sicke, haue in some measure, made me well.
Henry IV Part 22H4 I.ii.176the capacities of us that are young; you do measure thethe capacities of vs that are yong: you measure the
Henry IV Part 22H4 IV.iv.76Shall as a pattern or a measure liveShall as a Patterne, or a Measure, liue,
Henry VH5 V.ii.134one, I have neither words nor measure; and for theone I haue neither words nor measure; and for the
Henry VH5 V.ii.135other, I have no strength in measure, yet a reasonableother, I haue no strength in measure, yet a reasonable
Henry VH5 V.ii.136measure in strength. If I could win a lady at leapfrog,measure in strength. If I could winne a Lady at Leape-frogge,
Henry VI Part 33H6 II.i.105And now, to add more measure to your woes,And now to adde more measure to your woes,
Henry VI Part 33H6 II.iii.32Or fortune given me measure of revenge.Or Fortune giuen me measure of Reuenge.
Henry VI Part 33H6 II.vi.55Measure for measure must be answered.Measure for measure, must be answered.
Henry VI Part 33H6 III.iii.120Tell me for truth the measure of his loveTell me for truth, the measure of his Loue
Henry VIIIH8 I.iv.106To drink to these fair ladies, and a measureTo drinke to these faire Ladies, and a measure
Julius CaesarJC III.i.150Shrunk to this little measure? Fare thee well.Shrunke to this little Measure? Fare thee well.
King JohnKJ II.i.556If not fill up the measure of her will,(If not fill vp the measure of her will)
King JohnKJ II.i.557Yet in some measure satisfy her soYet in some measure satisfie her so,
King JohnKJ IV.ii.196Who, with his shears and measure in his hand,Who with his Sheeres, and Measure in his hand,
King JohnKJ V.v.3When English measured backward their own groundWhen English measure backward their owne ground
King LearKL I.iv.89differences. Away, away! If you will measure yourdifferences: away, away, if you will measure your
King LearKL IV.vii.3And every measure fail me.And euery measure faile me.
Love's Labour's LostLLL IV.iii.360And justice always whirls in equal measure.And Iustice alwaies whirles in equall measure:
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.185To tread a measure with her on this grass.To tread a Measure with you on the grasse.
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.187To tread a measure with you on this grass.To tread a Measure with you on this grasse.
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.190The measure then of one is easily told.The measure then of one is easlie told.
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.194Tell her we measure them by weary steps.Tell her we measure them by weary steps.
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.209Then in our measure vouchsafe but one change.Then in our measure, vouchsafe but one change.
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.221Curtsy, sweet hearts. And so the measure ends.Curtsie sweet hearts, and so the Measure ends.
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.222More measure of this measure! Be not nice.More measure of this measure, be not nice.
MacbethMac III.iv.11Be large in mirth. Anon we'll drink a measureBe large in mirth, anon wee'l drinke a Measure
MacbethMac V.vi.112We will perform in measure, time, and place.We will performe in measure, time, and place:
Measure for MeasureMM III.ii.232He professes to have received no sinister measureHe professes to haue receiued no sinister measure
Measure for MeasureMM V.i.408Like doth quit like, and Measure still for Measure.Like doth quit like, and Measure still for Measure:
The Merchant of VeniceMV III.ii.112In measure rain thy joy, scant this excess,In measure raine thy ioy, scant this excesse,
The Merchant of VeniceMV III.iv.84For we must measure twenty miles today.For we must measure twentie miles to day.
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW I.iv.115Jarteer to measure our weapon. By gar, I will myselfIarteer to measure our weapon: by gar, I wil my selfe
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW V.v.79To guide our measure round about the tree.To guide our Measure round about the Tree.
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND I.ii.24move storms. I will condole, in some measure. To themooue stormes; I will condole in some measure. To the
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND III.ii.86Which now in some slight measure it will pay,Which now in some slight measure it will pay,
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND III.ii.429To measure out my length on this cold bed.To measure out my length on this cold bed,
Much Ado About NothingMA I.i.24In great measure.In great measure.
Much Ado About NothingMA I.iii.2out of measure sad?out of measure sad?
Much Ado About NothingMA I.iii.3There is no measure in the occasion thatThere is no measure in the occasion that
Much Ado About NothingMA II.i.63tell him there is measure in everything and so dancetell him there is measure in euery thing, & so dance
Much Ado About NothingMA II.i.65and repenting, is as a Scotch jig, a measure, and a& repenting, is as a Scotch ijgge, a measure, and a
Much Ado About NothingMA II.i.68as a measure, full of state and ancientry; and(as a measure) full of state & aunchentry, and
Much Ado About NothingMA II.iii.145‘ I measure him,’ says she, ‘ by my own spirit; for II measure him, saies she, by my owne spirit, for I
Much Ado About NothingMA V.i.11Measure his woe the length and breadth of mine,Measure his woe the length and bredth of mine,
OthelloOth II.iii.28Cyprus gallants that would fain have a measure to theCyprus Gallants, that would faine haue a measure to the
Richard IIR2 I.ii.26In some large measure to thy father's deathIn some large measure to thy Fathers death,
Richard IIR2 I.iii.291Than a delightful measure or a dance;
Richard IIR2 III.ii.125Measure our confines with such peaceful steps?Measure our Confines with such peacefull steps?
Richard IIR2 III.iv.7My legs can keep no measure in delightMy Legges can keepe no measure in Delight,
Richard IIR2 III.iv.8When my poor heart no measure keeps in grief.When my poore Heart no measure keepes in Griefe.
Romeo and JulietRJ I.iv.9But, let them measure us by what they will,But let them measure vs by what they will,
Romeo and JulietRJ I.iv.10We'll measure them a measure and be gone.Weele measure them a Measure, and be gone.
Romeo and JulietRJ I.v.50The measure done, I'll watch her place of standThe measure done, Ile watch her place of stand,
Romeo and JulietRJ II.vi.24Ah, Juliet, if the measure of thy joyAh Iuliet, if the measure of thy ioy
Romeo and JulietRJ III.ii.125There is no end, no limit, measure, bound,There is no end, no limit, measure, bound,
Romeo and JulietRJ III.iii.71Taking the measure of an unmade grave.Taking the measure of an vnmade graue.
The Taming of the ShrewTS I.ii.89And shrewd and froward so beyond all measureAnd shrow'd, and froward, so beyond all measure,
The Taming of the ShrewTS III.ii.224Carouse full measure to her maidenhead,Carowse full measure to her maiden-head,
The TempestTem II.i.264Measure us back to Naples? Keep in Tunis,Measure vs backe to Naples? keepe in Tunis,
Timon of AthensTim V.iv.4With all licentious measure, making your willsWith all Licentious measure, making your willes
Troilus and CressidaTC I.iii.202When fitness calls them on, and know by measureWhen fitnesse call them on, and know by measure
Troilus and CressidaTC III.i.44company; fair desires, in all fair measure, fairly guidecompany: faire desires in all faire measure fairely guide
Twelfth NightTN V.i.36tripping measure; or the bells of Saint Bennet, sir, maytripping measure, or the belles of S. Bennet sir, may
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG II.vii.10To measure kingdoms with his feeble steps;To measure Kingdomes with his feeble steps,
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG V.iv.128Come not within the measure of my wrath;Come not within the measure of my wrath:
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK IV.iii.33shrewd measure; take heed! If one be mad, or hang orshrowd / Measure, take heede; if one be mad, or hang or
The Winter's TaleWT II.i.114Shall best instruct you measure me; and soShall best instruct you, measure me; and so
The Winter's TaleWT IV.iv.727Hath not my gait in it the measure of the court?Hath not my gate in it, the measure of the Court?

Poems

 3 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
SonnetsSonn.69.10 And that, in guess, they measure by thy deeds; And that in guesse they measure by thy deeds,
SonnetsSonn.91.7 But these particulars are not my measure, But these perticulers are not my measure,
Venus and AdonisVen.524 Measure my strangeness with my unripe years: Measure my strangenesse with my vnripe yeares,

Glossary

 51 result(s).
assaytest, trial, measure
bemete, be-metemeasure; also: mete out punishment
compassregularity, proportion, measure
cubitmeasure of length or distance [from the length of the forearm: about 20 inches / c.51 cm]
degreemeasure, extent, amount
ellmeasure of length [45 inches / c.114 cm in England]
fillequal, measure, make the sum of
footingdance, measure
meanmoderation, measure, limit
measuremetre, poetic skill
measureliberally, abundantly, lavishly
measurecheck that the length of two weapons is the same [before beginning a duel]
measureextent, size, amount, quantity, mass
measurepunishment, treatment, retribution
measurelimit, moderation, extent not to be exceeded
measurepass through, travel over, traverse
measurecourse of action, means
measuredue proportion, appropriate degree, full quantity
measureretrace, travel back, cover the distance
measure[of drink] vessel-full, tot
measurerange, reach, scope
measureslow stately dance, graceful movement
measurejudge, appraise
measurepattern of movement, regular course, routine
measureapportion, dispense, give out
measureaccompaniment, background melody
meteappraise, measure, evaluate
modestlywithout exaggeration, in due measure
moy[misunderstanding of French ‘moi’] type of coin; measure of goods
partpartly, in some measure
partlyslightly, in some measure, a little
peckheap, quantity, measure [a quarter of a bushel]
perchmeasure of land [c.5.5 yards / c.5 m]; distance
preventionforestalling action, preventive measure
proportionmeasure, extent, degree, magnitude
pushextremity, limit, measure
reckonquantify, calculate, measure
shiftexpedient, measure, arrangement [especially as 'make shift' = contrive]
sizequantify, measure [for size]
sortassigned portion, allotted measure
spanmeasure out, delimit, determine
squarejudge, measure, appraise
strikemeasure [of variable value - usually, a bushel]
tailor's-yardyard measure
takemeasure, estimate, gauge
tastemeasure, degree, slight way
timemeasure rhythmically, accompany regularly
timerhythm, tempo, measure
tracetread a measure, dance some steps
wagecompete, be a rival to, measure up to
yardyard measure

Thesaurus

 43 result(s).
allotted measuresort
cloth, measure ofnail
distance, measure ofleague
due measure, inmodestly
measure [amount]strike
measure [amount]compass
measure [amount]degree
measure [amount]reckon
measure [amount]taste
measure [amount]take
measure [amount]push
measure [amount]fill
measure [amount]proportion
measure [amount]peck
measure [amount]size
measure [amount]bemete, be-mete
measure [judge]assay
measure [judge]mean
measure [judge]mete
measure [judge]square
measure [music]footing
measure [music]time
measure of clothnail
measure of distanceleague
measure of landperch
measure of lengthell
measure of length or distancecubit
measure outspan
measure rhythmicallytime
measure up towage
measure, allottedsort
measure, in duemodestly
measure, in somepartly
measure, in somepart
measure, tread atrace
measure, yardyard
measure, yardclothier's yard
measure, yardtailor's-yard
preventive measureprevention
tread a measuretrace
yard measuretailor's-yard
yard measureyard
yard measureclothier's yard

Themes and Topics

 2 result(s).
Withal and withal...owed me silks / and therewithal took measure of my body thereupon forthwith that b...
Abbreviations... mac macbeth mm measure for...
...for measure mnd a midsummer night’s dr...

Words Families

 9 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
MEASUREBASICmeasure n, measure v, measurable adj, measuring n
MEASUREDANCEpassy-measures adj
MEASURENOTmeasureless adj, unmeasurable adj
PASSY-MEASURESBASICsee MEASURE
UNMEASURABLEBASICsee MEASURE
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