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Search phrase: pia

Plays

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Love's Labour's LostLLL IV.ii.70nourished in the womb of pia mater, and deliverednourisht in the wombe of primater, and deliuered
Troilus and CressidaTC II.i.70nine sparrows for a penny, and his pia mater is notnine Sparrowes for a peny, and his Piamater is not
Twelfth NightTN I.v.110one of thy kin has a most weak pia mater.One of thy kin has a most weake Pia-mater.

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pia mater[Latin] dutiful mother: membrane covering the brain; brain

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Latin...e styx through the shades of the dead pia mater (lll iv ii 70) [literally] dutifu...
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