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All's Well That Ends WellAW I.i.67That thee may furnish and my prayers pluck down,That thee may furnish, and my prayers plucke downe,
All's Well That Ends WellAW I.iii.86may draw his heart out ere 'a pluck one.may draw his heart out ere a plucke one.
All's Well That Ends WellAW III.ii.29To pluck his indignation on thy headTo plucke his indignation on thy head,
Antony and CleopatraAC I.ii.128The hand could pluck her back that shoved her on.The hand could plucke her backe, that shou'd her on.
Antony and CleopatraAC I.v.42.1Mine ear must pluck it thence.Mine eare must plucke it thence.
Antony and CleopatraAC II.i.37Can from the lap of Egypt's widow pluckCan from the lap of Egypts Widdow, plucke
Antony and CleopatraAC IV.xiv.37.2Off, pluck off!Off, plucke off,
The Comedy of ErrorsCE III.i.83If a crow help us in, sirrah, we'll pluck a crow together.If a crow help vs in sirra, wee'll plucke a crow together. 
The Comedy of ErrorsCE IV.iv.102But with these nails I'll pluck out these false eyesBut with these nailes, Ile plucke out these false eyes,
CoriolanusCor I.iii.31See him pluck Aufidius down by th' hair;See him plucke Auffidius downe by th' haire:
CoriolanusCor II.ii.31were a malice that, giving itself the lie, would pluckwere a Mallice, that giuing it selfe the Lye, would plucke
CoriolanusCor III.i.155That's sure of death without it – at once pluck outThat's sure of death without it: at once plucke out
CoriolanusCor III.i.307Pursue him to his house and pluck him thence,Pursue him to his house, and plucke him thence,
CoriolanusCor III.iii.96To pluck away their power, as now at lastTo plucke away their power: as now at last,
CoriolanusCor IV.iii.21people and to pluck from them their tribunes for ever.people, and to plucke from them their Tribunes for euer.
CymbelineCym V.v.289Pluck a hard sentence: prithee, valiant youth,Plucke a hard sentence: Prythee valiant youth
HamletHam III.ii.373to know my stops. You would pluck out the heart of myto know my stops: you would pluck out the heart of my
HamletHam IV.vii.73Did not together pluck such envy from him
HamletHam V.i.260.1Pluck them asunder.Pluck them asunder.
Henry IV Part 11H4 I.iii.200To pluck bright honour from the pale-faced moon,To plucke bright Honor from the pale-fac'd Moone,
Henry IV Part 11H4 I.iii.203And pluck up drowned honour by the locks,And plucke vp drowned Honor by the Lockes:
Henry IV Part 11H4 II.iii.11nettle, danger, we pluck this flower, safety.Nettle, Danger; we plucke this Flower, Safety.
Henry IV Part 11H4 III.ii.52That I did pluck allegiance from men's hearts,That I did plucke Allegeance from mens hearts,
Henry IV Part 22H4 I.ii.69anything good. Go pluck him by the elbow; I mustany thing good. Go plucke him by the Elbow, I must
Henry IV Part 22H4 I.iii.49Which is almost to pluck a kingdom down(Which is (almost) to plucke a Kingdome downe,
Henry IV Part 22H4 IV.v.118Pluck down my officers, break my decrees;Plucke downe my Officers, breake my Decrees;
Henry IV Part 22H4 V.ii.86To pluck down justice from your awful bench?To plucke downe Iustice from your awefull Bench?
Henry VH5 IV.i.285Pluck their hearts from them. Not today, O Lord,Pluck their hearts from them. Not to day, O Lord,
Henry VH5 IV.iii.117They'll be in fresher robes, or they will pluckThey'le be in fresher Robes, or they will pluck
Henry VI Part 11H6 II.iv.30From off this briar pluck a white rose with me.From off this Bryer pluck a white Rose with me.
Henry VI Part 11H6 II.iv.33Pluck a red rose from off this thorn with me.Pluck a red Rose from off this Thorne with me.
Henry VI Part 11H6 II.iv.36I pluck this white rose with Plantagenet.I pluck this white Rose with Plantagenet.
Henry VI Part 11H6 II.iv.37I pluck this red rose with young Somerset,I pluck this red Rose, with young Somerset,
Henry VI Part 11H6 II.iv.39Stay, lords and gentlemen, and pluck no moreStay Lords and Gentlemen, and pluck no more
Henry VI Part 11H6 II.iv.47I pluck this pale and maiden blossom here,I pluck this pale and Maiden Blossome here,
Henry VI Part 11H6 II.iv.49Prick not your finger as you pluck it off,Prick not your finger as you pluck it off,
Henry VI Part 11H6 II.iv.58In sign whereof I pluck a white rose too.In signe whereof, I pluck a white Rose too.
Henry VI Part 11H6 II.iv.129That you on my behalf would pluck a flower.That you on my behalfe would pluck a Flower.
Henry VI Part 22H6 V.i.2And pluck the crown from feeble Henry's head.And plucke the Crowne from feeble Henries head.
Henry VI Part 33H6 I.i.59What! Shall we suffer this? Let's pluck him down.What, shall we suffer this? lets pluck him down,
Henry VI Part 33H6 II.i.152Can pluck the diadem from faint Henry's head,Can plucke the Diadem from faint Henries head,
Henry VI Part 33H6 III.ii.195Tut, were it farther off, I'll pluck it down.Tut, were it farther off, Ile plucke it downe.
Henry VIIIH8 II.iii.40Then you are weakly made. Pluck off a little;Then you are weakly made; plucke off a little,
Julius CaesarJC I.ii.178As they pass by, pluck Casca by the sleeve,As they passe by, / Plucke Caska by the Sleeue,
Julius CaesarJC III.ii.259Pluck down benches.Plucke downe Benches.
Julius CaesarJC III.ii.260Pluck down forms, windows,Plucke downe Formes, Windowes,
Julius CaesarJC III.iii.34pluck but his name out of his heart, and turn him going.plucke but his name out of his heart, and turne him going.
King Edward IIIE3 IV.vi.34Pluck out your eyes and see not this day's shame!Plucke out your eies, and see not this daies shame,
King JohnKJ III.iv.156But they will pluck away his natural causeBut they will plucke away his naturall cause,
King LearKL I.iv.299Beweep this cause again, I'll pluck ye outBeweepe this cause againe, Ile plucke ye out,
King LearKL III.vii.5Pluck out his eyes!Plucke out his eyes.
King LearKL III.vii.36To pluck me by the beard.To plucke me by the Beard.
King LearKL III.vii.56Pluck out his poor old eyes; nor thy fierce sisterPlucke out his poore old eyes: nor thy fierce Sister,
King LearKL IV.ii.85May all the building in my fancy pluckMay all the building in my fancie plucke
King LearKL V.iii.50To pluck the common bosom on his sideTo plucke the common bosome on his side,
Love's Labour's LostLLL IV.iii.110Ne'er to pluck thee from thy thorn,Nere to plucke thee from thy throne:
Love's Labour's LostLLL IV.iii.112Youth so apt to pluck a sweet!Youth so apt to plucke a sweet.
MacbethMac II.ii.59What hands are here! Ha – they pluck out mine eyes!What Hands are here? hah: they pluck out mine Eyes.
MacbethMac V.iii.41Pluck from the memory a rooted sorrow,Plucke from the Memory a rooted Sorrow,
Measure for MeasureMM II.iv.147.1To pluck on others.To plucke on others.
Measure for MeasureMM IV.ii.185I meant, to pluck all fears out of you. Look you, sir,I meant, to plucke all feares out of you. Looke you Sir,
Measure for MeasureMM IV.iii.118O, I will to him and pluck out his eyes!Oh, I wil to him, and plucke out his eies.
Measure for MeasureMM V.i.336O thou damnable fellow, did not I pluck thee byOh thou damnable fellow: did I not plucke thee by
The Merchant of VeniceMV II.i.29Pluck the young sucking cubs from the she-bear,Plucke the yong sucking Cubs from the she Beare,
The Merchant of VeniceMV IV.i.30And pluck commiseration of his stateAnd plucke commiseration of his state
The Merchant of VeniceMV V.i.173Nor pluck it from his finger for the wealthNor plucke it from his finger, for the wealth
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW III.ii.37pluck the borrowed veil of modesty from theplucke the borrowed vaile of modestie from the
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW IV.ii.140Pluck me out all the linen.pluck me out all the linnen.
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND II.ii.152To pluck this crawling serpent from my breast!To plucke this crawling serpent from my brest.
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND III.i.167And pluck the wings from painted butterfliesAnd plucke the wings from painted Butterflies,
Much Ado About NothingMA I.i.243Benedick bear it, pluck off the bull's horns and set themBenedicke beare it, plucke off the bulles hornes, and set them
Much Ado About NothingMA V.i.196But, soft you, let me be; pluck up, my heart,But soft you, let me be, plucke vp my heart,
Richard IIR2 I.iii.228And pluck nights from me, but not lend a morrow.And plucke nights from me, but not lend a morrow:
Richard IIR2 II.i.205You pluck a thousand dangers on your head,You plucke a thousand dangers on your head,
Richard IIR2 II.iii.166Which I have sworn to weed and pluck away.Which I haue sworne to weed, and plucke away.
Richard IIR2 III.ii.19And when they from thy bosom pluck a flowerAnd when they from thy Bosome pluck a Flower,
Richard IIR2 IV.i.194Your cares set up do not pluck my cares down.Your Cares set vp, do not pluck my Cares downe.
Richard IIR2 V.i.65To pluck him headlong from the usurped throne.To pluck him headlong from the vsurped Throne.
Richard IIR2 V.ii.92And wilt thou pluck my fair son from mine age?And wilt thou plucke my faire Sonne from mine Age,
Richard IIR2 V.iii.17And from the commonest creature pluck a glove,And from the common'st creature plucke a Gloue
Richard IIIR3 III.i.36And from her jealous arms pluck him perforce.And from her iealous Armes pluck him perforce.
Richard IIIR3 IV.ii.63So far in blood that sin will pluck on sin.So farre in blood, that sinne will pluck on sinne,
Romeo and JulietRJ III.i.79Will you pluck your sword out of his pilcher by the ears?Will you pluck your Sword out of his Pilcher by the eares?
Romeo and JulietRJ IV.iii.52And pluck the mangled Tybalt from his shroud,And plucke the mangled Tybalt from his shrow'd?
The Taming of the ShrewTS II.i.211My remedy is then to pluck it out.My remedy is then to plucke it out.
The Taming of the ShrewTS IV.i.70pluck him off me, how he swore, how she prayed thatplucke him off me: how he swore, how she prai'd, that
The Taming of the ShrewTS IV.i.133Out, you rogue! You pluck my foot awry.Out you rogue, you plucke my foote awrie,
The Taming of the ShrewTS IV.iii.38Pluck up thy spirits, look cheerfully upon me.Plucke vp thy spirits, looke cheerfully vpon me.
The TempestTem I.ii.24And pluck my magic garment from me. – So,And plucke my Magick garment from me: So,
The TempestTem II.ii.157I'll show thee the best springs. I'll pluck thee berries.I'le shew thee the best Springs: I'le plucke thee / Berries:
The TempestTem V.i.127I here could pluck his highness' frown upon you,I heere could plucke his Highnesse frowne vpon you
Timon of AthensTim IV.i.5Pluck the grave wrinkled Senate from the bench,Plucke the graue wrinkled Senate from the Bench,
Timon of AthensTim IV.i.14Pluck the lined crutch from thy old limping sire,Plucke the lyn'd Crutch from thy old limping Sire,
Timon of AthensTim IV.iii.33Pluck stout men's pillows from below their heads.Plucke stout mens pillowes from below their heads.
Titus AndronicusTit II.ii.26But hope to pluck a dainty doe to ground.But hope to plucke a dainty Doe to ground.
Titus AndronicusTit II.iii.241I have no strength to pluck thee to the brink – I haue no strength to plucke thee to the brinke.
Titus AndronicusTit IV.iv.110To pluck proud Lucius from the warlike Goths.To plucke proud Lucius from the warlike Gothes.
Troilus and CressidaTC III.ii.13From Cupid's shoulder pluck his painted wings,From Cupids shoulder plucke his painted wings,
Troilus and CressidaTC III.iii.86Do one pluck down another, and togetherDoth one plucke downe another, and together
Twelfth NightTN V.i.364May rather pluck on laughter than revenge,May rather plucke on laughter then reuenge,
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG III.i.265not pluck that from me; nor who 'tis I love; and yet 'tisnot plucke that from me: nor who 'tis I loue: and yet 'tis
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK I.i.191That craves a present medicine, I should pluckThat craves a present medcine, I should plucke
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK I.iii.66No more arraignment; the flower that I would pluckNo more arraignement, the flowre that I would plncke
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK II.ii.7Could never pluck upon me. Palamon,Could never plucke upon me. Palamon;
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK V.i.53The teeming Ceres' foison, who dost pluckThe teeming Ceres foyzon, who dost plucke
The Winter's TaleWT IV.iii.51O, help me, help me! Pluck but off theseOh helpe me, helpe mee: plucke but off these
The Winter's TaleWT IV.iv.647And pluck it o'er your brows, muffle your face,And pluck it ore your Browes, muffle your face,
The Winter's TaleWT IV.iv.732that will either push on or pluck back thy businessthat will eyther push-on, or pluck-back, thy Businesse


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The Passionate PilgrimPP.14.12 As take the pain, but cannot pluck the pelf. As take the paine but cannot plucke the pelfe.
The Passionate PilgrimPP.16.12 Ne'er to pluck thee from thy thorn; Nere to plucke thee from thy throne,
The Passionate PilgrimPP.16.14 Youth, so apt to pluck a sweet. Youth, so apt to pluck a sweet,
The Rape of LucreceLuc.949 To pluck the quills from ancient ravens' wings, To plucke the quils from auncient rauens wings,
SonnetsSonn.14.1 Not from the stars do I my judgement pluck, NOt from the stars do I my iudgement plucke,
SonnetsSonn.19.3 Pluck the keen teeth from the fierce tiger's jaws, Plucke the keene teeth from the fierce Tygers yawes,
SonnetsSonn.98.8 Or from their proud lap pluck them where they grew; Or from their proud lap pluck them where they grew:
SonnetsSonn.126.6 As thou goest onwards, still will pluck thee back, As thou goest onwards still will plucke thee backe,
Venus and AdonisVen.30 Courageously to pluck him from his horse. Couragiously to plucke him from his horse.
Venus and AdonisVen.1150 Pluck down the rich, enrich the poor with treasures; Pluck down the rich, inrich the poore with treasures,


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catchsnatch at, pluck at, lay hold of
deracinateuproot, pluck up, eradicate
pluckdraw down, bring down
pluck[in expressions]
pluckbring to ruin, demolish
pluckdraw on, pull in, drag in
plucktest, make trial of
plucktake hold, get in control
pluckdraw, find, select [as from a pack of cards]
pluckcome down [in level of aspiration], look lower
pluckdisregard, reject, throw out
plucktear loose, pull apart
plucktug, yank, pull sharply
pluckpull down, drag down
pluckextract, snatch, pull out
razetake off, pluck off


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crow, pluck apluck
pluck a crowpluck
pluck atcatch
pluck offraze
pluck upderacinate

Themes and Topics

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Exclamations...ut ts iv i 133 out you rogue you pluck my foot awry impatience irritation ...

Words Families

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Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
PLUCKBASICpluck v, plucking n
PLUCKPEOPLEplucker-down n
PLUCKSTATEplucking back n, plume-plucked adj
PLUCKNOTunplucked adj