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Search phrase: pinch

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 29 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
All's Well That Ends WellAW IV.iii.122If ye pinch me like a pasty I can say no more.If ye pinch me like a Pasty, I can say no more.
Antony and CleopatraAC II.vii.6As they pinch one another by theAs they pinch one another by the
Antony and CleopatraAC V.ii.294The stroke of death is as a lover's pinch,The stroke of death is as a Louers pinch,
The Comedy of ErrorsCE II.ii.201They'll suck our breath, or pinch us black and blue.They'll sucke our breath, or pinch vs blacke and blew. 
The Comedy of ErrorsCE IV.iv.38.1Enter Adriana, Luciana, the Courtesan, and a schoolmaster called PinchEnter Adriana, Luciana, Courtizan, and a Schoole-master, call'd Pinch
The Comedy of ErrorsCE IV.iv.45Good Doctor Pinch, you are a conjurer.Good Doctor Pinch, you are a Coniurer,
The Comedy of ErrorsCE IV.iv.51He strikes Pinch
The Comedy of ErrorsCE IV.iv.128.1Exeunt Pinch and his assistants carrying offExeunt. Manet Offic. Adri. Luci. Courtizan
The Comedy of ErrorsCE V.i.238They brought one Pinch, a hungry, lean-faced villain,They brought one Pinch, a hungry leane-fac'd Villaine; 
CymbelineCym I.ii.61.2There cannot be a pinch in deathThere cannot be a pinch in death
HamletHam III.iv.184Pinch wanton on your cheek, call you his mouse,Pinch Wanton on your cheeke, call you his Mouse,
Henry IV Part 11H4 I.iii.226Save how to gall and pinch this Bolingbroke.Saue how to gall and pinch this Bullingbrooke,
Henry IV Part 22H4 IV.v.30When thou dost pinch thy bearer, thou dost sitWhen thou do'st pinch thy Bearer, thou do'st sit
Henry VI Part 11H6 IV.ii.49Not rascal-like to fall down with a pinch,Not Rascall-like to fall downe with a pinch,
King LearKL II.iv.206Necessity's sharp pinch! Return with her?Necessities sharpe pinch. Returne with her?
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW IV.iv.56And, fairy-like, to pinch the unclean knight,And Fairy-like to pinch the vncleane Knight;
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW IV.iv.60Let the supposed fairies pinch him soundLet the supposed Fairies pinch him, sound,
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW IV.vi.44To pinch her by the hand, and, on that token,To pinch her by the hand, and on that token,
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW V.v.45There pinch the maids as blue as bilberry.There pinch the Maids as blew as Bill-berry,
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW V.v.54Pinch them, arms, legs, backs, shoulders, sides, and shins.Pinch them armes, legs, backes, shoulders, sides, & shins.
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW V.v.92And, as you trip, still pinch him to your time.And as you trip, still pinch him to your time.
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW V.v.99Pinch him, fairies, mutually,Pinch him (Fairies) mutually:
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW V.v.100Pinch him for his villainy.Pinch him for his villanie.
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW V.v.101Pinch him, and burn him, and turn him about,Pinch him, and burne him, and turne him about,
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW V.v.103.1During this song they pinch Falstaff; and Doctor
The TempestTem I.ii.329As thick as honey-comb, each pinch more stingingAs thicke as hony-combe, each pinch more stinging
The TempestTem II.ii.4And yet I needs must curse. But they'll nor pinch,And yet I needes must curse. But they'll nor pinch,
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK III.vi.55And to say true, I stole it. Do I pinch you?And to say true, I stole it; doe I pinch you?
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK V.iii.133Their lives but pinch 'em; let it here be done.Their lives but pinch 'em; Let it here be done:

Glossary

 12 result(s).
fingersteal, pinch, pilfer
glimpsetrace, tinge, pinch
needif necessary, if need be, at a pinch
pinchpain, pang, torment
pinchtorment, pain, torture
pinchtiny bite, slight nip
pinchtake, squeeze, press
pinchhardship, extremity, privation
pinchharass, irritate, annoy
pinchbite, nip
pinchwear away, eat into, corrode
pinchcause trouble, bring into difficulties

Thesaurus

 3 result(s).
pinchfinger
pinchglimpse
pinch, at aneed

Themes and Topics

 2 result(s).
Elision... them > ’em tem i ii 330 each pinch more stinging / than bees that made’em ...
Welsh

Words Families

 6 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
PINCHBASICpinch n, pinch v, pinched adj, pinching adj
PINCHAPPEARANCEpinch-spotted adj
PINCHPART OF BODYbelly-pinched adj
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