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Search phrase: meed

Plays

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As You Like ItAYL II.iii.58When service sweat for duty, not for meed!When seruice sweate for dutie, not for meede:
CoriolanusCor II.ii.95He proved best man i'th' field, and for his meedHe prou'd best man i'th' field, and for his meed
CymbelineCym III.v.163Be crossed with slowness; labour be his meed!Be crost with slownesse; Labour be his meede.
HamletHam V.ii.141laid on him by them, in his meed he's unfellowed.
Henry VI Part 33H6 IV.viii.38That's not my fear. My meed hath got me fame;That's not my feare, my meed hath got me fame:
Love's Labour's LostLLL I.i.257receive the meed of punishment, by thy sweet grace's officer,receiuethe meed of punishment by thy sweet Graces Officer
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW II.ii.197mind or in my means – meed, I am sure, I have receivedminde, or in my meanes, meede I am sure I haue receiued
Richard IIIR3 I.iii.138And for his meed, poor lord, he is mewed up.And for his meede, poore Lord, he is mewed vp:
Richard IIIR3 I.iv.231If you are hired for meed, go back again,If you are hyr'd for meed, go backe againe,
Richard IIIR3 I.iv.285And when I have my meed, I will away,And when I haue my meede, I will away,
Timon of AthensTim I.i.282Is but his steward. No meed but he repaysIs but his Steward: no meede but he repayes
Titus AndronicusTit I.i.219Of noble minds is honourable meed.Of Noble mindes, is Honourable Meede.
Titus AndronicusTit V.iii.65There's meed for meed, death for a deadly deed.There's meede for meede, death for a deadly deed.
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG II.iv.110And duty never yet did want his meed.And dutie neuer yet did want his meed.
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG V.iv.23Vouchsafe me, for my meed, but one fair look;Vouchsafe me for my meed, but one faire looke:
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK V.iii.16You are the victor's meed, the prize and garlandYou are the victours meede, the price, and garlond

Poems

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The Rape of LucreceLuc.132 And when great treasure is the meed proposed, And when great treasure is the meede proposed,
Venus and AdonisVen.15 If thou wilt deign this favour, for thy meed If thou wilt daine this fauor, for thy meed

Glossary

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meedreward, prize, recompense
meedmerit, worth, excellence
meedgift, service, benefaction

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Words Families

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Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
MEEDBASICmeed n
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