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A Midsummer Night's DreamMND IV.i.37But, I pray you, let none of your people stir me. I haveBut I pray you let none of your people stirre me, I haue
Antony and CleopatraAC I.i.54The qualities of people. Come, my queen;The qualities of people. Come my Queene,
Antony and CleopatraAC I.ii.71Amen. Dear goddess, hear that prayer of the people!Amen, deere Goddesse, heare that prayer of the people.
Antony and CleopatraAC I.ii.186The empire of the sea. Our slippery people,The Empire of the Sea. Our slippery people,
Antony and CleopatraAC II.i.9The people love me, and the sea is mine;The people loue me, and the Sea is mine;
Antony and CleopatraAC II.ii.219Her people out upon her; and Antony,Her people out vpon her: and Anthony
Antony and CleopatraAC III.vi.22The people knows it, and have now receivedThe people knowes it, / And haue now receiu'd
Antony and CleopatraAC III.vii.35Your mariners are muleteers, reapers, peopleYour Marriners are Militers, Reapers, people
Antony and CleopatraAC V.ii.265the keeping of wise people; for indeed there is nothe keeping of wise people: for indeede, there is no
As You Like ItAYL I.i.158of my own people, who best know him, that I amof my owne people, who best know him, that I am
As You Like ItAYL I.ii.269But that the people praise her for her virtuesBut that the people praise her for her vertues,
As You Like ItAYL I.iii.77Speak to the people, and they pity her.Speake to the people, and they pittie her:
As You Like ItAYL II.iii.5Why are you virtuous? Why do people love you?Why are you vertuous? Why do people loue you?
As You Like ItAYL III.ii.153never cried ‘ Have patience, good people!’neuer cri'de, haue patience good people.
CoriolanusCor I.i.8enemy to the people?enemy to the people.
CoriolanusCor I.i.50hath always loved the people.hath alwayes lou'd the people.
CoriolanusCor I.i.252When we were chosen tribunes for the peopleWhen we were chosen Tribunes for the people.
CoriolanusCor I.ii.11The people mutinous. And it is rumoured,The people Mutinous: And it is rumour'd,
CoriolanusCor II.i.1.1Enter Menenius, with the two Tribunes of the People,Enter Menenius with the two Tribunes of the people,
CoriolanusCor II.i.4Not according to the prayer of the people, forNot according to the prayer of the people, for
CoriolanusCor II.i.142large cicatrices to show the people, when he shall standlarge Cicatrices to shew the People, when hee shall stand
CoriolanusCor II.i.228.1To th' people, beg their stinking breaths.To th' People, begge their stinking Breaths.
CoriolanusCor II.i.237We must suggest the people in what hatredWe must suggest the People, in what hatred
CoriolanusCor II.i.247Shall touch the people – which time shall not want,Shall teach the People, which time shall not want,
CoriolanusCor II.ii.6proud and loves not the common people.prowd, and loues not the common people.
CoriolanusCor II.ii.8that have flattered the people, who ne'er loved them; andthat haue flatter'd the people, who ne're loued them; and
CoriolanusCor II.ii.21the people is as bad as that which he dislikes – to flatterthe People, is as bad, as that which he dislikes, to flatter
CoriolanusCor II.ii.25who, having been supple and courteous to the people,who hauing beene supple and courteous to the People,
CoriolanusCor II.ii.35.2People, Lictors before them; Coriolanus, Menenius,People, Lictors before them: Coriolanus, Menenius,
CoriolanusCor II.ii.49Than we to stretch it out. (To the Tribunes) Masters o'th' people,Then we to stretch it out. Masters a'th' People,
CoriolanusCor II.ii.57A kinder value of the people thana kinder value of the People, then
CoriolanusCor II.ii.62.2He loves your people;He loues your People,
CoriolanusCor II.ii.71You soothed not, therefore hurt not. But your people,You sooth'd not, therefore hurt not: but your People,
CoriolanusCor II.ii.75.2Masters of the people,Masters of the People,
CoriolanusCor II.ii.133.1That you do speak to the people.that you doe speake to the People.
CoriolanusCor II.ii.137.2Sir, the peopleSir, the People
CoriolanusCor II.ii.144.1Be taken from the people.be taken from the People.
CoriolanusCor II.ii.149We recommend to you, Tribunes of the People,We recommend to you Tribunes of the People
CoriolanusCor II.ii.153You see how he intends to use the people.You see how he intends to vse the people.
CoriolanusCor II.iii.37he would incline to the people, there was never a worthierhee would incline to the people, there was neuer a worthier
CoriolanusCor II.iii.92not indeed loved the common people.not indeede loued the Common people.
CoriolanusCor II.iii.95my sworn brother, the people, to earn a dearer estimationmy sworne Brother the people to earne a deerer estimation
CoriolanusCor II.iii.135people!People.
CoriolanusCor II.iii.143The people do admit you, and are summonedThe People doe admit you, and are summon'd
CoriolanusCor II.iii.150.1We stay here for the people.We stay here for the People.
CoriolanusCor II.iii.153His humble weeds. Will you dismiss the people?his humble Weeds: / Will you dismisse the People?
CoriolanusCor II.iii.243Twice being by the people chosen censor,twice being Censor,
CoriolanusCor II.iii.260We will be there before the stream o'th' people;We will be there before the streame o'th' People:
CoriolanusCor III.i.21Behold, these are the Tribunes of the People,Behold, these are the Tribunes of the People,
CoriolanusCor III.i.32.1The people are incensed against him.The People are incens'd against him.
CoriolanusCor III.i.42The people cry you mocked them; and of late,The People cry you mockt them: and of late,
CoriolanusCor III.i.44Scandalled the suppliants for the people, called themScandal'd the Suppliants: for the People, call'd them
CoriolanusCor III.i.53For which the people stir. If you will passFor which the People stirre: if you will passe
CoriolanusCor III.i.58The people are abused. Set on. This palteringThe People are abus'd: set on, this paltring
CoriolanusCor III.i.80.2You speak o'th' people,You speake a'th' people,
CoriolanusCor III.i.83.1We let the people know't.we let the people know't.
CoriolanusCor III.i.116Though there the people had more absolute power – Thogh there the people had more absolute powre
CoriolanusCor III.i.118.2Why shall the people giveWhy shall the people giue
CoriolanusCor III.i.164What should the people do with these bald Tribunes,What should the people do with these bald Tribunes?
CoriolanusCor III.i.173Go, call the people, (Exit Aedile) in whose name myselfGo call the people, in whose name my Selfe
CoriolanusCor III.i.190To th' People – Coriolanus, patience! – To'th' people: Coriolanus, patience:
CoriolanusCor III.i.191.2Hear me, people. Peace!Heare me, People peace.
CoriolanusCor III.i.198.1What is the city but the people?What is the Citie, but the People?
CoriolanusCor III.i.199The people are the city.the People are the Citie.
CoriolanusCor III.i.209Upon the part o'th' people, in whose powerVpon the part o'th' People, in whose power
CoriolanusCor III.i.229.2people are beat inPeople are beat in.
CoriolanusCor III.i.280If, by the Tribunes' leave, and yours, good people,If by the Tribunes leaue, / And yours good people,
CoriolanusCor III.ii.53To th' people, not by your own instruction,to th' people: / Not by your owne instruction,
CoriolanusCor III.iii.3Enforce him with his envy to the people,Inforce him with his enuy to the people,
CoriolanusCor III.iii.12Assemble presently the people hither.Assemble presently the people hither:
CoriolanusCor III.iii.39Draw near, ye people.Draw neere ye people.
CoriolanusCor III.iii.66For which you are a traitor to the people.For which you are a Traitor to the people.
CoriolanusCor III.iii.68The fires i'th' lowest hell fold in the people!The fires i'th' lowest hell. Fould in the people:
CoriolanusCor III.iii.74.2Mark you this, people?Marke you this people?
CoriolanusCor III.iii.95Envied against the people, seeking meansEnui'd against the people; seeking meanes
CoriolanusCor III.iii.99That do distribute it – in the name o'th' peopleThat doth distribute it. In the name a'th' people,
CoriolanusCor III.iii.118As enemy to the people and his country.As Enemy to the people, and his Countrey.
CoriolanusCor IV.iii.13the people against the senators, patricians, and nobles.The people, against the Senatours, Patricians, and Nobles.
CoriolanusCor IV.iii.21people and to pluck from them their tribunes for ever.people, and to plucke from them their Tribunes for euer.
CoriolanusCor IV.v.77The cruelty and envy of the people,The Cruelty and Enuy of the people,
CoriolanusCor IV.vi.3And quietness of the people, which beforeAnd quietnesse of the people, which before
CoriolanusCor IV.vi.111The Tribunes cannot do't for shame; the peopleThe Tribunes cannot doo't for shame; the people
CoriolanusCor IV.vii.31The tribunes are no soldiers, and their peopleThe Tribunes are no Soldiers: and their people
CoriolanusCor V.vi.7Intends t' appear before the people, hopingIntends t'appeare before the People, hoping
CoriolanusCor V.vi.16We must proceed as we do find the people.We must proceed as we do finde the People.
CoriolanusCor V.vi.17The people will remain uncertain whilstThe People will remaine vncertaine, whil'st
CoriolanusCor V.vi.55Ere he express himself or move the peopleEre he expresse himselfe, or moue the people
CymbelineCym II.iv.25To their approvers they are people suchTo their Approuers, they are People, such
CymbelineCym III.i.53Becomes a warlike people, whom we reckonBecomes a warlike people, whom we reckon
HamletHam IV.v.82Of his own just remove; the people muddied,Of his owne iust remoue: the people muddied,
Henry IV Part 11H4 I.i.42A thousand of his people butchered,And a thousand of his people butchered:
Henry IV Part 11H4 V.i.104We love our people well, even those we loveWe loue our people well; euen those we loue
Henry IV Part 22H4 II.i.54Good people, bring a rescue or two. Thou wot,Good people bring a rescu. Thou wilt not?
Henry IV Part 22H4 II.i.98people, saying that ere long they should call me madam?people, saying, that ere long they should call me Madam?
Henry IV Part 22H4 IV.iv.121The people fear me, for they do observeThe people feare me: for they doe obserue
Henry VH5 III.iii.28Take pity of your town and of your peopleTake pitty of your Towne and of your People,
Henry VH5 III.v.4And give our vineyards to a barbarous people.And giue our Vineyards to a barbarous People.
Henry VH5 III.v.24Upon our houses' thatch, whiles a more frosty peopleVpon our Houses Thatch, whiles a more frostie People
Henry VH5 III.vi.143My people are with sickness much enfeebled,My people are with sicknesse much enfeebled,
Henry VI Part 11H6 V.v.93Among the people gather up a tenth.Among the people gather vp a tenth.
Henry VI Part 22H6 I.i.77His valour, coin, and people in the wars?His valour, coine, and people in the warres?
Henry VI Part 22H6 I.i.156What though the common people favour him,What though the common people fauour him,
Henry VI Part 22H6 I.i.196Have made thee feared and honoured of the people.Haue made thee fear'd and honor'd of the people,
Henry VI Part 22H6 II.iv.11The abject people gazing on thy faceThe abiect People, gazing on thy face,
Henry VI Part 22H6 II.iv.35And when I start, the envious people laughAnd when I start, the enuious people laugh,
Henry VI Part 22H6 IV.ii.68I thank you, good people. There shall be no money;I thanke you good people. There shall bee no mony,
Henry VI Part 22H6 IV.ii.121It is to you, good people, that I speak,It is to you good people, that I speake,
Henry VI Part 22H6 IV.iv.51The rascal people, thirsting after prey,The Rascall people, thirsting after prey,
Henry VI Part 22H6 IV.vii.58To people liberal, valiant, active, wealthy;The People Liberall, Valiant, Actiue, Wealthy,
Henry VI Part 33H6 II.vi.8The common people swarm like summer flies;
Henry VI Part 33H6 III.iii.35Our people and our peers are both misled,Our People, and our Peeres, are both mis-led,
Henry VI Part 33H6 IV.ii.2The common people by numbers swarm to us.The common people by numbers swarme to vs.
Henry VI Part 33H6 IV.vi.21And that the people of this blessed landAnd that the people of this blessed Land
Henry VI Part 33H6 IV.viii.5And many giddy people flock to him.And many giddie people flock to him.
Henry VIIIH8 I.iv.7.1Can make good people.Can make good people.
Henry VIIIH8 II.i.55.5common people, etc.common people, &c.
Henry VIIIH8 II.i.55.2All good people,All good people,
Henry VIIIH8 II.i.131But where they mean to sink ye. All good people,But where they meane to sinke ye: all good people
Henry VIIIH8 IV.i.68The beauty of her person to the people.The Beauty of her Person to the People.
Henry VIIIH8 IV.i.70That ever lay by man; which when the peopleThat euer lay by man: which when the people
Henry VIIIH8 IV.i.85Then rose again, and bowed her to the people;Then rose againe, and bow'd her to the people:
Julius CaesarJC I.ii.79What means this shouting? I do fear the peopleWhat meanes this Showting? / I do feare, the People
Julius CaesarJC I.ii.221and then the people fell a-shouting.and then the people fell a shouting.
Julius CaesarJC I.ii.256Caesar fell down. If the tag-rag people did not clap himCasar fell downe. If the tag-ragge people did not clap him,
Julius CaesarJC III.i.82People and senators, be not affrighted.People and Senators, be not affrighted:
Julius CaesarJC III.i.92And leave us, Publius, lest that the people,And leaue vs Publius, least that the people
Julius CaesarJC III.i.234Know you how much the people may be movedKnow you how much the people may be mou'd
Julius CaesarJC III.i.293In my oration, how the people takeIn my Oration, how the People take
Julius CaesarJC III.ii.272Belike they had some notice of the people,Belike they had some notice of the people
Julius CaesarJC IV.iii.202The people 'twixt Philippi and this groundThe people 'twixt Philippi, and this ground
Julius CaesarJC IV.iii.210.1These people at our back.These people at our backe.
King Edward IIIE3 I.i.163The joyful clamours of the people are,The ioyfull clamours of the people are,
King Edward IIIE3 V.i.44So let her people live to call thee king,So let her people liue to call thee king,
King JohnKJ III.iv.150Of all his people, and freeze up their zeal,Of all his people, and freeze vp their zeale,
King JohnKJ III.iv.165Of all his people shall revolt from him,Of all his people shall reuolt from him,
King JohnKJ IV.ii.144I find the people strangely fantasied,I finde the people strangely fantasied,
King JohnKJ V.i.9Our people quarrel with obedience,Our people quarrell with obedience,
King LearKL I.iv.252You strike my people, and your disordered rabbleYou strike my people, and your disorder'd rable,
King LearKL I.iv.269And thy dear judgement out! Go, go, my people.And thy deere Iudgement out. Go, go, my people.
King LearKL II.iv.236Should many people under two commandsShould many people, vnder two commands
King LearKL II.iv.283This house is little; the old man and's peopleThis house is little, the old man an'ds people,
King LearKL IV.vii.88Who is conductor of his people?
Love's Labour's LostLLL IV.ii.60Or pricket, sore, or else sorel, the people fall a-hooting.Or Pricket-sore, or else Sorell, the people fall a hooting.
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.811Hence ever then – my heart is in thy breast.Hence euer then, my heart is in thy brest. / Ber. And what to me my Loue? and what to me? / Ros. You must be purged too, your sins are rack'd. / You are attaint with faults and periurie: / Therefore if you my fauor meane to get, / A tweluemonth shall you spend, and neuer rest, / But seeke the wearie beds of people sicke.
MacbethMac I.ii.52And fan our people cold.And fanne our people cold.
MacbethMac I.vii.33Golden opinions from all sorts of peopleGolden Opinions from all sorts of people,
MacbethMac IV.iii.150Himself best knows: but strangely visited people,Himselfe best knowes: but strangely visited people
MacbethMac V.vi.35The tyrant's people on both sides do fight;The Tyrants people, on both sides do fight,
Measure for MeasureMM I.i.9And let them work. The nature of our people,And let them worke: The nature of our People,
Measure for MeasureMM I.i.67I'll privily away: I love the people,Ile priuily away: I loue the people,
Measure for MeasureMM I.iii.35Sith 'twas my fault to give the people scope,Sith 'twas my fault, to giue the people scope,
Measure for MeasureMM I.iii.45Visit both prince and people. Therefore, I prithee,Visit both Prince, and People: Therefore I pre'thee
Measure for MeasureMM II.i.41Come, bring them away. If these be good peopleCome, bring them away: if these be good people
Much Ado About NothingMA II.i.237and people sin upon purpose, because they wouldand people sinne vpon purpose, because they would
Much Ado About NothingMA V.i.268Possess the people in Messina herePossesse the people in Messina here,
OthelloOth I.i.142Give me a taper; call up all my people!Giue me a Taper: call vp all my people,
OthelloOth II.i.54Stand ranks of people, and they cry ‘ A sail!’Stand rankes of People, and they cry, a Saile.
OthelloOth III.iv.58The thoughts of people. She told her, while she kept it,The thoughts of people. She told her, while she kept it,
PericlesPer IV.ii.92inclination of the people, especially of the younger sort?inclination of the people, especially of the yonger sort?
PericlesPer V.i.242Before the people all,before the people all,
Richard IIR2 I.iv.24Observed his courtship to the common people,Obseru'd his Courtship to the common people:
Richard IIR2 V.v.9And these same thoughts people this little world,And these same Thoughts, people this Little World
Richard IIR2 V.v.10In humours like the people of this world.In humors, like the people of this world,
Richard IIR2 V.v.31Thus play I in one person many people,Thus play I in one Prison, many people,
Richard IIIR3 III.vii.29His answer was, the people were not usedHis answer was, the people were not vsed
Romeo and JulietRJ V.iii.191O the people in the street cry ‘ Romeo,’O the people in the streete crie Romeo.
The Comedy of ErrorsCE V.i.38Be quiet, people. Wherefore throng you hither?Be quiet people, wherefore throng you hither? 
The Comedy of ErrorsCE V.i.91Good people, enter, and lay hold on him.Good people enter, and lay hold on him. 
The Comedy of ErrorsCE V.i.259These people saw the chain about his neck.These people saw the Chaine about his necke. 
The Merchant of VeniceMV III.iv.37My people do already know my mindMy people doe already know my minde,
The Merchant of VeniceMV V.i.295.1Of starved people.Of starued people.
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW II.ii.50Pistol and Robin) mine own people, mine own people.mine owne people, mine owne people.
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW IV.ii.12Why, none but mine own people.Why none but mine owne people.
The TempestTem I.ii.141So dear the love my people bore me; nor setSo deare the loue my people bore me: nor set
The TempestTem II.i.167To feed my innocent people.To feed my innocent people.
The TempestTem III.iii.31For certes, these are people of the island – (For certes, these are people of the Island)
The TempestTem V.i.184.1That has such people in't!That has such people in't.
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK II.ii.24.1Enter four Country-people and one with a garlandEnter 4. Country people, & one with a Garlon
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK III.i.1.2people a-maying. Enter Arcite alonepeople a Maying. Enter Arcite alone.
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK V.i.66O'th' plurisy of people; I do takeO'th pluresie of people; I doe take
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK V.iv.2The love o'th' people; yea, i'th' selfsame stateThe love o'th people, yea i'th selfesame state
The Winter's TaleWT I.ii.450My people did expect my hence departureMy people did expect my hence departure
Timon of AthensTim III.vi.80Senators of Athens, together with the common leg of peopleSenators of Athens, together with the common legge of People,
Timon of AthensTim V.i.25and simpler kind of people the deed of saying is quiteand simpler kinde of people, / The deede of Saying is quite
Titus AndronicusTit I.i.20Know that the people of Rome, for whom we standKnow, that the people of Rome for whom we stand
Titus AndronicusTit I.i.182Titus Andronicus, the people of Rome,Titus Andronicus,, thepeopleof Rome,
Titus AndronicusTit I.i.220People of Rome and people's tribunes here,People of Rome, and Noble Tribunes heere,
Titus AndronicusTit I.i.225The people will accept whom he admits.The people will accept whom he admits.
Titus AndronicusTit I.i.448Lest then the people, and patricians too,Least then the people, and Patricians too,
Titus AndronicusTit III.i.275You, heavy people, circle me about,You heauie people, circle me about,
Titus AndronicusTit IV.iv.73'Tis he the common people love so much;'Tis he the common people loue so much,
Titus AndronicusTit V.iii.66You sad-faced men, people and sons of Rome,You sad fac'd men, people and Sonnes of Rome,
Titus AndronicusTit V.iii.148But, gentle people, give me aim awhile,But gentle people, giue me ayme a-while,
Troilus and CressidaTC I.ii.225the people cry ‘ Troilus ’? – Helenus is a priest.the people crie Troylus? Hellenus is a Priest.
Twelfth NightTN I.v.99Who of my people hold him in delay?Who of my people hold him in delay:
Twelfth NightTN I.v.105Now you see, sir, how your fooling grows old and peopleNow you see sir, how your fooling growes old, & people
Twelfth NightTN II.v.57Seven of my people, with an obedient start,Seauen of my people with an obedient start,
Twelfth NightTN III.iii.30Belike you slew great number of his people?Belike you slew great number of his people.
Twelfth NightTN III.iv.62cousin Toby? Let some of my people have a special careCosine Toby, let some of my people haue a speciall care
Twelfth NightTN IV.i.26And there! Are all the people mad?and there, / Are all the people mad?
Twelfth NightTN V.i.337Upon Sir Toby and the lighter people?Vpon sir Toby, and the lighter people:

Poems

 4 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
The Rape of LucreceLuc.a35 people with the doer and manner of the vile deed, with a bitter people with the doer and manner of the vile deede: with a bitter
The Rape of LucreceLuc.a37 people were so moved that with one consent and a general people were so moued, that with one consent and a general
The Rape of LucreceLuc.1301 Much like a press of people at a door Much like a presse of people at a dore,
Venus and AdonisVen.925 Look how the world's poor people are amazed Looke how, the worlds poore people are amazed,

Glossary

 59 result(s).
ancientryold people, elderly
Antiates[pron: an'tiyateez] people from Antium (modern Anzio), S Italy
barbarismsavagery, people in the most uncivilized state
Bergomaskin the manner of the people of Bergamo, N Italy
bodycorporate body, collective mass [of people]
bum-baily, bum-bailiffbailiff, sheriff's officer [who catches people by sneaking up behind them]
cater-cousinsgood friends, people on the best of terms
certainnumber of people, particular members
clap[of two people's hands] strike together, clasp [to seal a bargain]
commonof ordinary people, of the masses
commonstate, people, community
commoncommon people, ordinary citizens
commoncommon people, ordinary citizens
commonaltycommon people, community
companygroup of people, party, band
constellation[the stars were thought to influence people and events] disposition, character, temperament
Dalmatianspeople from ancient Dalmatia, bordering the Adriatic Sea, modern SW Croatia
Deucalionson of Prometheus, who survived with his wife Pyrrha in an ark when Zeus flooded the world; restored humanity by throwing stones over their shoulders, which turned into people
eldmen of old, people from former times
excellent[of people] all-excelling, pre-eminent, superlative
factionparty, group, set [of people]
fasttype of cheating game [in which people bet on whether the end of a coiled rope is fastened or not]; not playing fairly
gendercommon people, general public
generalordinary people, general public, populace
Gorgongenerally applied to Medusa, one of three monsters who had snakes in their hair, ugly faces, huge wings, and whose staring eyes could turn people to stone
guiltlessof innocent people
Limbodomain on the border of hell believed to contain the souls of unbaptised infants and of just people born before Christ
messsmall group of people eating together
officeofficialdom, people who hold office
oldold people, elders
Pannonianspeople from ancient Pannonia (in and around modern Hungary)
passagetraffic, passing to and fro, movement of people
peoplehousehold, servants
Philemon[pron: fiy'leemon] peasant who, with his wife Baucis, entertained Jupiter and Mercury when they visited the Earth to test people's hospitality
plebeianmember of the common people
plebspeople
PolackPoles, Polish people
popularcurrying favour with the people
popularplebeian, of the common people
popularitypopulace, common people, the masses
remainderrest, remaining people
russetreddish-brown [the colour of a rough cloth once worn by country people]
Scythian[pron: 'sithian] someone from Scythia, ancient region of E Europe; people known for pitilessness
single[hunting] select from a herd, separate from other people
societygroups of people, companions
Sphinxfemale monster who killed people unable to answer its riddle
stuffpeople, rabble
subjectsubjects, people [of a state]
tamepetty, decoy [attracting people into a card game]
tendanceretinue, people in attendance
trainset of dependents, group of people
tribunal plebsmalapropism for ‘tribuni plebis’ [= ‘tribunes of the people’]
Turnbull Streetdisreputable London East End street, peopled by thieves and prostitutes
unpeopleempty of people, depopulate
unpeopleddevoid of people, lacking retinue, without servants
unsatisfiedpeople unaware of the facts
vassalagehumble people, low subjects
vulgarcommon people, ordinary folk
wretchednesshumble people, the poor, the lowly

Thesaurus

 62 result(s).
attendance, people intendance
Bergamo, in the manner of the people ofBergomask
bring people outproduce
collective mass [of people]body
common peoplegender
common peoplecommon
common peoplecommonalty
common peoplepopularity
common peoplevulgar
common people, member of theplebeian
common people, of thepopular
curry favour with the peoplepopular
devoid of peopleunpeopled
eating together, peoplemess
empty of peopleunpeople
facts, people unaware of theunsatisfied
former times, people fromeld
group of peoplecompany
group of peopletrain
group of peoplesociety
humble peoplevassalage
humble peoplewretchedness
innocent people, ofguiltless
lead people forthproduce
member of the common peopleplebeian
movement of peoplepassage
number of peoplepoll
number of peoplecertain
office, people who holdoffice
old peopleancientry
old peopleold
ordinary peoplegeneral
ordinary people, ofcommon
peoplecommon
peopleplebs
peoplestuff
peoplegeneral
people [of a state]subject
people eating togethermess
people from former timeseld
people on the best of termscater-cousins
people, commonpopularity
people, commonvulgar
people, commongender
people, commoncommon
people, commoncommonalty
people, devoid ofunpeopled
people, empty ofunpeople
people, group ofsociety
people, group oftrain
people, group ofcompany
people, of ordinarycommon
people, of the commonpopular
people, oldold
people, oldancientry
people, separate from other single
remaining peopleremainder
separate from other peoplesingle
set [of people]faction
strike together [of two people's hands]clap
times, people from formereld
unaware of the facts, peopleunsatisfied

Themes and Topics

 20 result(s).
Address forms... when people directly address each other with courte...
An...s a contemporary usage trend where some people use an before h-words beginning with an...
...s where the first syllable is stressed; people today do not (yet) say an history book....
Archaisms...he glossary. noises and calls made by people item gloss example clepe...
Cosmos...as seen from earth; especially, the way people are influenced by their relative positi...
Cousin...erm of affection between socially equal people who are not relatives at all, such as m...
Family...de in-laws and step-siblings example people involved text relationship kl iv.ii.1...
...her (cym i.ii.2) also occur. example people involved text relationship cym v.v.27...
...ing used in a broader sense. example people involved text relationship r3 v.iii.8...
...e in-laws and step-children. example people involved text relationship cym i.ii.1...
...es alongside the modern use. example people involved text relationship tc i.ii.13...
Functional shift...e and specific in meaning, referring to people , their attributes, functions, and conte...
... = ‘she treats me as phebe’. names of people item location example commen...
...she phebes me * not in oed types of people , gods, animals, and other animate being...
...in the early middle ages places where people live and die, and the objects they live...
Here, there, and where... cor ii.ii.64 a kinder value of the people than / he hath hereto prized them at ...
Humours...(2h6), and cassius (jc) are examples of people at some point described as choleric. 'y...
Roman history...he way shakespeare would refer to these people and the way any modern english writer w...
...ebeian cor ii.i.90 member of the common people [plural: plebeians, plebeii] praetor ...
...ve powers of prophecy tribune [of the people ] cor ii.i.1 officer appointed to protec...
Sounds... people , animals, and objects all make noises t...
...erpretation. noises and calls made by people item location gloss do, ...
Stage directions...iv.195 in different directions [said of people arriving or leaving] top, on the tem ...
Thou and you...form of the singular – probably because people copied the french way of talking, where...
What and what...espearian english is their reference to people as well as things, where today we would...
...nj.) 2h6 i.i.156 what though the common people favour him what happens if, what does i...
Classical mythology...ings, and whose staring eyes could turn people to stone hector 1h6 ii.iii.19 ...
...ury when they visited the earth to test people ’s hospitality philomel, phi...
...e as sphinx female monster who killed people unable to answer its riddle tanta...
World [outside Britain], places and peoples...of anjou antiates cor v.vi.80 people from antium (modern anzio), s italy ...
...sk mnd v.i.344 in the manner of the people of bergamo, n italy bermoothes ...
...41 bc dalmatians cym iii.i.74 people from ancient dalmatia; balkan region bo...
...of unbaptised infants and of those just people born before christ lô e3 ...
...reece pannonians cym iii.i.74 people from ancient pannonia (in and around mo...
...om scythia, ancient region of e europe; people known for pitilessness senoy aw...
French...ent (n. f.) 1h6 iii.ii.14   race, people gentilhomme (n. m.) h5 iv.iv.2 ...
Latin...tive case gens (n.f.) 2h6 iv.vii.52   people hac (det.) per ii.ii.43 hic this ha...
Italian and Spanish....155 devil gens (n. f.) 2h6 iv.vii.52 people honorato (v.) ts i.ii.26 honoured i...
Frequently Encountered Words (FEW)...6 [coriolanus to fourth citizen, of the people ] ’tis a condition they account ge...
....10 [richard alone] these same thoughts people this little world, / in humours like th...
...his little world, / in humours like the people of this worldtnk v.ii.36 [doctor to woo...

Words Families

 25 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
DEPOPULATEBASICsee PEOPLE
DRUNKINTENSITYPEOPLE
EXHIBITBASICPEOPLE
FLANKBASICPEOPLE
FONDINTENSITYPEOPLE
FORFEITBASICPEOPLE
FOWLACTIONPEOPLE
GENTLEPART OF BODYPEOPLE
PEOPLEBASICpeople n, people v, peopled adj, populous adj
PEOPLEPLACEcountry-people n, townspeople n
PEOPLESTATEpopular adj, popularity n
PEOPLENOTdepopulate v, unpeople v, unpeopled adj
POPULARBASICsee PEOPLE
POPULOUSBASICsee PEOPLE
PRISONBASICPEOPLE
PULLBASICPEOPLE
SEEDBASICPEOPLE
UNPEOPLEBASICsee PEOPLE
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