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Search phrase: momentary

Plays

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MacbethMac III.iv.54The fit is momentary; upon a thoughtThe fit is momentary, vpon a thought
Measure for MeasureMM III.i.117Why would he for the momentary trickWhy would he for the momentarie tricke
Richard IIIR3 III.iv.96O momentary grace of mortal men,O momentarie grace of mortall men,
The TempestTem I.ii.202O'th' dreadful thunderclaps, more momentaryO'th dreadfull Thunder-claps more momentarie
Troilus and CressidaTC IV.ii.14With wings more momentary-swift than thought.With wings more momentary, swift then thought:
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK V.iv.17Fortune, whose title is as momentaryFortune, whose title is as momentary,

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The Rape of LucreceLuc.690 This momentary joy breeds months of pain; This momentarie ioy breeds months of paine,

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momentanymomentary, transitory, fleeting

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momentarymomentany

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