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Search phrase: mist

Plays

 25 result(s). alternate result(s)
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
The Comedy of ErrorsCE II.ii.226And in this mist at all adventures go.And in this mist at all aduentures go. 
CoriolanusCor IV.vi.13Your Coriolanus is not much missedYour Coriolanus is not much mist,
CymbelineCym III.iv.128I should do so: you shall be missed at court,I should do so: you shall be mist at Court,
CymbelineCym III.iv.188Lest being missed, I be suspected ofLeast being mist, I be suspected of
Henry IV Part 22H4 II.i.43I arrest you at the suit of Mistress Quickly.Sir Iohn, I arrest you, at the suit of Mist. Quickly.
Henry VIIIH8 III.ii.438A sure and safe one, though thy master missed it.A sure, and safe one, though thy Master mist it.
Henry VIIIH8 V.iv.49combustion in the state. I missed the meteor once, andcombustion in the State. I mist the Meteor once, and
King LearKL V.iii.260If that her breath will mist or stain the stone,If that her breath will mist or staine the stone,
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW III.ii.1.1Enter Mistress Page and RobinMist. Page, Robin, Ford, Page, Shallow, Slender, Host, Euans, Caius.
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW III.ii.38so-seeming Mistress Page, divulge Page himself for aso-seeming Mist. Page, divulge Page himselfe for a
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW III.iii.23Mistress Ford, and requests your company.Mist. Ford, and requests your company.
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW III.iii.93O well-a-day, Mistress Ford, having anO weladay, mist. Ford, hauing an
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW III.iii.135boy. Call your men, Mistress Ford. (Aside to Falstaff)(Boy:) Call your men (Mist. Ford.)
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW III.iii.182Mistress Quickly to him, and excuse his throwing intoMist. Quickly to him, and excuse his throwing into
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW III.iv.1Enter Fenton and Anne PageEnter Fenton, Anne, Page, Shallow, Slender, Quickly, Page, Mist. Page.
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW III.iv.39tell you good jests of him. Pray you, uncle, tell Mistresstel you good iests of him: pray you Vncle, tel Mist.
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW III.iv.76Good Mistress Page, for that I love your daughterGood Mist. Page, for that I loue your daughter
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW III.v.33Mistress Ford? I have had ford enough. IMist. Ford? I haue had Ford enough: I
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW III.v.77comes in one Mistress Page, gives intelligence of Ford'scomes in one Mist. Page, giues intelligence of Fords
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW IV.ii.1Enter Falstaff and Mistress FordEnter Falstoffe, Mist. Ford, Mist. Page, Seruants, Ford, Page, Caius, Euans, Shallow.
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW IV.ii.3profess requital to a hair's breadth, not only, Mistressprofesse requitall to a haires bredth, not onely Mist.
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW IV.iv.80Go, Mistress Ford,Go Mist. Ford,
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW V.iii.1Enter Mistress Page, Mistress Ford, and Doctor CaiusEnter Mist. Page, Mist. Ford, Caius.
The Taming of the ShrewTS V.ii.51Therefore a health to all that shot and missed.Therefore a health to all that shot and mist.
The Winter's TaleWT IV.iv.267Here's the midwife's name to't: one MistressHere's the Midwiues name to't: one Mist.

Poems

 4 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
The Rape of LucreceLuc.548 In his dim mist th' aspiring mountains hiding, In his dim mist th'aspiring mountaines hiding:
The Rape of LucreceLuc.643 And wipe the dim mist from thy doting eyne, And wipe the dim mist from thy doting eien,
The Rape of LucreceLuc.1007 The moon being clouded presently is missed, The Moone being clouded, presently is mist,
SonnetsSonn.122.8 Of thee, thy record never can be missed. Of thee, thy record neuer can be mist:

Glossary

 7 result(s).
airvapour, mist, exhalation
dampfog, mist, vapour
mistconfused state, state of uncertainty
rackshred of cloud, fragment of mist
smokespread like mist, grow misty
smokemist, fog, vapours
vapourmist, cloud, fog

Thesaurus

 6 result(s).
mistair
mistvapour
mistdamp
mistsmoke
mist, fragment ofrack
spread like mistsmoke

Themes and Topics

 0 result(s).

Words Families

 5 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
MISTBASICmist n, mist v, mistful adj, mist-like adj, misty adj

Snippets

 1 result(s).
Snippet
my mistress eyes sonnet
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