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Search phrase: miser

Plays

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As You Like ItAYL V.iv.59dwells like a miser, sir, in a poor house, as your pearl indwels like a miser sir, in a poore house, as your Pearle in
Henry VH5 II.iv.47Doth like a miser spoil his coat with scantingDoth like a Miser spoyle his Coat, with scanting
Henry VI Part 11H6 V.iv.7Decrepit miser! Base ignoble wretch!Decrepit Miser, base ignoble Wretch,

Poems

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SonnetsSonn.75.4 As 'twixt a miser and his wealth is found. As twixt a miser and his wealth is found.

Glossary

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chuffmiser, skinflint; or: churl, clown
churl[term of endearment] wretch, miser, villain
miserwretch, miserable being
niggardmiser, mean person, skinflint

Thesaurus

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miserchuff
miserchurl
miserniggard
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