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Search phrase: plight

Plays

 14 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
Antony and CleopatraAC V.ii.33Have comfort, for I know your plight is pitiedHaue comfort, for I know your plight is pittied
CymbelineCym I.ii.27The loyal'st husband that did e'er plight troth.The loyall'st husband, that did ere plight troth.
Henry VI Part 33H6 III.iii.37And, as thou seest, ourselves in heavy plight.And (as thou seest) our selues in heauie plight.
King LearKL I.i.101That lord whose hand must take my plight shall carryThat Lord, whose hand must take my plight, shall carry
King LearKL III.iv.117Bid her alight and her troth plightBid her a-light, and her troth-plight,
MacbethMac I.ii.2As seemeth by his plight, of the revoltAs seemeth by his plight, of the Reuolt
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW II.ii.162better plight for a lender than you are, the which hathbetter plight for a Lender, then you are: the which hath
Titus AndronicusTit III.i.103Had I but seen thy picture in this plightHad I but seene thy picture in this plight,
Titus AndronicusTit IV.iv.32And rather comfort his distressed plightAnd rather comfort his distressed plight,
Troilus and CressidaTC III.ii.159To keep her constancy in plight and youth,To keepe her constancie in plight and youth,
Twelfth NightTN IV.iii.26Plight me the full assurance of your faith,Plight me the full assurance of your faith,
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK I.iv.34Freed of this plight and in their morning state,Freed of this plight, and in their morning state
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK III.i.88I am in plight,’ there shall be at your choiceI am in plight, there shall be at your choyce
The Winter's TaleWT II.i.118My plight requires it. Do not weep, good fools:My plight requires it. Doe not weepe (good Fooles)

Poems

 4 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
The Passionate PilgrimPP.17.22 In howling wise, to see my doleful plight. In howling wise, to see my dolefull plight,
The Rape of LucreceLuc.a25 speedeth away. Lucrece, in this lamentable plight, hastily speedeth away. Lucrece in this lamentable plight, hastily
The Rape of LucreceLuc.1690 ‘ Shall plight your honourable faiths to me, Shall plight your Honourable faiths to me,
SonnetsSonn.28.1 How can I then return in happy plight HOw can I then returne in happy plight

Glossary

 6 result(s).
casestate, plight, situation, circumstance
plightgood shape, health, fit condition
plightbetroth, engage
plightpledge, promise, marriage vow
plightmake a solemn promise [to do no harm]
plightmake marriage vows

Thesaurus

 1 result(s).
plightcase

Words Families

 5 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
PLIGHTBASICplight n, plight v, plighted adj
PLIGHTPEOPLEplighter n
PLIGHTSTATEtroth-plight n
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