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Search phrase: penance

Plays

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Henry VI Part 22H6 II.iii.11Shall, after three days' open penance done,Shall, after three dayes open Penance done,
Henry VI Part 22H6 II.iv.20Now thou dost penance too. Look how they gaze!Now thou do'st Penance too. Looke how they gaze,
Henry VI Part 22H6 II.iv.75Let not her penance exceed the King's commission.Let not her Penance exceede the Kings Commission.
Henry VI Part 22H6 II.iv.105Madam, your penance done, throw off this sheet,Madame, your Penance done, / Throw off this Sheet,
Henry VIIIH8 I.iv.17.1They should find easy penance.They should finde easie pennance.
Henry VIIIH8 I.iv.32The penance lies on you if these fair ladiesThe pennance lyes on you; if these faire Ladies
Henry VIIIH8 V.iv.43line, they need no other penance. That fire-drake did ILine, they need no other pennance: that Fire-Drake did I
King Edward IIIE3 II.i.427A shame for shame, or penance for offence.A shame for shame, or pennance for offence,
Love's Labour's LostLLL I.i.115And bide the penance of each three years' day.And bide the pennance of each three yeares day.
Love's Labour's LostLLL I.ii.123no penance, but 'a must fast three days a week. Forno penance, but hee must fast three daies a weeke: for
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.707woolward for penance.woolward for penance.
The Merchant of VeniceMV IV.i.268An age of poverty, from which lingering penanceAn age of pouerty. From which lingring penance
Much Ado About NothingMA V.i.260Impose me to what penance your inventionImpose me to what penance your inuention
The Taming of the ShrewTS I.i.89And make her bear the penance of her tongue?And make her beare the pennance of her tongue.
Twelfth NightTN III.iv.136We may carry it thus for our pleasure and his penancewe may carry it thus for our pleasure, and his pennance,
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG I.ii.64My penance is to call Lucetta backMy pennance is, to call Lucetta backe
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG II.iv.127I have done penance for contemning Love,I haue done pennance for contemning Loue,
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG V.ii.38As he in penance wandered through the forest;As he, in pennance wander'd through the Forrest:
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG V.iv.171Come, Proteus, 'tis your penance but to hearCome Protheus, 'tis your pennance, but to heare

Poems

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SonnetsSonn.111.12 Nor double penance to correct correction. Nor double pennance to correct correction.

Glossary

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acquitatone for, pay for, do penance for
fastdo penance
penitentundergoing penance
penitentof penance, of repentance
satisfyatone, do penance, make amends

Thesaurus

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penance, doacquit
penance, dosatisfy
penance, dofast
penance, ofpenitent
penance, undergoingpenitent
undergoing penancepenitent

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Words Families

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Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
PENANCEBASICpenance n, penitence n, penitent adj, penitent n, penitential adj, penitently adv
PENITENCEBASICsee PENANCE

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