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Search phrase: mercury

Plays

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PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
Antony and CleopatraAC IV.xv.35The strong-winged Mercury should fetch thee upThe strong wing'd Mercury should fetch thee vp,
HamletHam III.iv.59A station like the herald MercuryA Station, like the Herald Mercurie
Henry IV Part 11H4 IV.i.106Rise from the ground like feathered Mercury,Rise from the ground like feathered Mercury,
King JohnKJ IV.ii.174Be Mercury, set feathers to thy heels,Be Mercurie, set feathers to thy heeles,
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.919The words of Mercury are harsh after the songsThe Words of Mercurie, / Are harsh after the songs
Richard IIIR3 II.i.90And that a winged Mercury did bear.And that a winged Mercurie did beare:
Richard IIIR3 IV.iii.55Jove's Mercury, and herald for a king!Ioues Mercury, and Herald for a King:
Titus AndronicusTit IV.i.65Apollo, Pallas, Jove or MercuryAppollo, Pallas, Ioue, or Mercury,
Titus AndronicusTit IV.iii.56Here, boy, ‘ To Pallas.’ Here, ‘ To Mercury.’Heere Boy to Pallas, heere to Mercury,
Titus AndronicusTit IV.iv.14See here's ‘ To Jove,’ and this ‘ To Mercury,’See, heeres to Ioue, and this to Mercury,
Troilus and CressidaTC II.ii.45And fly like chidden Mercury from Jove,And flye like chidden Mercurie from Ioue,
Troilus and CressidaTC II.iii.11thou art Jove, the king of gods; and Mercury, lose allthou art Ioue the King of gods: and Mercury, loose all
Twelfth NightTN I.v.92Now Mercury endue thee with leasing, for thouNow Mercury indue thee with leasing, for thou
The Winter's TaleWT IV.iii.25am, littered under Mercury, was likewise a snapper-upam) lytter'd vnder Mercurie, was likewise a snapper-vp

Glossary

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caduceus[pron: ka'dyoosius] heraldic wand [in the case of Mercury, entwined with two serpents]
Cupid[pron: 'kyoopid] Roman god of love, son of Venus and Mercury; a winged, blindfolded boy with curved bow and arrows
Mercurymessenger of the Roman gods; also, god of commerce
Mercuryplanet particularly associated with eloquence, feats of skill, and the commercial world
Philemon[pron: fiy'leemon] peasant who, with his wife Baucis, entertained Jupiter and Mercury when they visited the Earth to test people's hospitality
quicksilverliquid mercury

Thesaurus

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liquid mercuryquicksilver
mercury, liquidquicksilver

Themes and Topics

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Cosmos
Classical mythology...his wife baucis entertained jupiter and mercury when they visited the earth to test peop...
Gods and goddesses...s roman god of love son of venus and mercury depicted as a winged boy with curved bo...
... mercury ham iii iv 59 the herald mercury messenger of the roman gods with the...
... tit iv i 65 apollo pallas jove or mercury / inspire me athene above p...

Words Families

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Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
MERCURYBASICmercurial adj, Mercury n
MERCURYPEOPLEshe-Mercury n
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