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Search phrase: possess

Plays

 29 result(s). alternate result(s)
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
Antony and CleopatraAC II.vii.99Possess it, I'll make answer.Possesse it, Ile make answer:
Antony and CleopatraAC III.xi.21I will possess you of that ship and treasure.I will possesse you of that ship and Treasure.
The Comedy of ErrorsCE II.ii.186If aught possess thee from me, it is dross,If ought possesse thee from me, it is drosse, 
CoriolanusCor III.ii.111Away, my disposition, and possess meAway my disposition, and possesse me
HamletHam I.ii.137Possess it merely. That it should come to this – Possesse it meerely. That it should come to this:
Henry VH5 I.ii.56Nor did the French possess the Salic landNor did the French possesse the Salike Land,
Henry VH5 IV.i.108man should possess him with any appearance of fear,man should possesse him with any appearance of feare;
Henry VH5 IV.i.283Possess them not with fear; take from them nowPossesse them not with feare: Take from them now
Henry VI Part 33H6 I.i.26And this the regal seat; possess it, York;And this the Regall Seat: possesse it Yorke,
Henry VIIIH8 IV.ii.94.1Possess your fancy.Possesse your Fancy.
King JohnKJ IV.ii.203Why seekest thou to possess me with these fears?Why seek'st thou to possesse me with these feares?
Love's Labour's LostLLL I.ii.100For still her cheeks possess the sameFor still her cheekes possesse the same,
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.383O, I am yours, and all that I possess.O, I am yours, and all that I possesse.
MacbethMac IV.iii.202Which shall possess them with the heaviest soundWhich shall possesse them with the heauiest sound
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW I.iii.93deal with poison. I will possess him with yellowness, fordeale with poyson: I will possesse him with yallownesse, for
Much Ado About NothingMA V.i.268Possess the people in Messina herePossesse the people in Messina here,
Richard IIR2 II.ii.38'Tis in reversion that I do possess'Tis in reuersion that I do possesse,
Richard IIR2 II.iii.14The present benefit which I possess;The present benefit that I possesse;
Richard IIIR3 IV.i.93Go thou to sanctuary, and good thoughts possess thee!Go thou to Sanctuarie, and good thoughts possesse thee,
Richard IIIR3 IV.ii.90Which you promised I shall possess.Which you haue promised I shall possesse.
Romeo and JulietRJ I.iii.94So shall you share all that he doth possess,So shall you share all that he doth possesse,
The TempestTem III.ii.93First to possess his books, for without themFirst to possesse his Bookes; for without them
Titus AndronicusTit II.iii.26Our pastimes done, possess a golden slumber,(Our pastimes done) possesse a Golden slumber,
Titus AndronicusTit IV.i.17Unless some fit or frenzy do possess her;Vnlesse some fit or frenzie do possesse her:
Troilus and CressidaTC III.iii.89At ample point all that I did possess,At ample point, all that I did possesse,
Troilus and CressidaTC IV.iv.111And by the way possess thee what she is.And by the way possesse thee what she is.
Twelfth NightTN II.iii.133Possess us, possess us, tell us something of him.Possesse vs, possesse vs, tell vs something of him.
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK I.iii.95That we, more than his Pirithous, possessThat we, more then his Pirothous, possesse
The Winter's TaleWT V.i.58Again possess her corpse, and on this stage,Againe possesse her Corps, and on this Stage

Poems

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PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
The Rape of LucreceLuc.135 For what they have not, that which they possess, That what they haue not, that which they possesse
The Rape of LucreceLuc.1769 The old bees die, the young possess their hive; The old Bees die, the young possesse their hiue,
The Rape of LucreceLuc.1777 Till manly shame bids him possess his breath, Till manly shame bids him possesse his breath,
The Rape of LucreceLuc.1794 Yet neither may possess the claim they lay. Yet neither may possesse the claime they lay.

Glossary

 15 result(s).
bearbe endowed with, have, possess
capableable to inherit, entitled to possess property
enjoypossess, have, own
enjoypossess in love, sleep with
enjoypossess with delight, take pleasure [in], savour
furnishprovide, supply, possess
inheritpossess, hold power over
masterown, possess, have at one's disposal
oweown, possess, have
possesstake possession of, seize
possessnotify, inform, acquaint
possessput in possession, endow
possessfill, imbue
possesshave your way, go for it
wearpossess, enjoy, have

Thesaurus

 13 result(s).
delight, possess withenjoy
love, possess inenjoy
possessowe
possessinherit
possessmaster
possessbear
possessenjoy
possesswear
possessfurnish
possess in loveenjoy
possess property, entitled tocapable
possess with delightenjoy
property, entitled to possesscapable

Themes and Topics

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Words Families

 13 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
DISPOSSESSBASICsee POSSESS
POSSESSBASICpossess v, possessed adj, possessing n, possession n
POSSESSACTIONrepossess v
POSSESSPEOPLEpossessor n
POSSESSSTATEfear-possessed adj
POSSESSNOTdispossess v, unpossessed adj, unpossessing adj
REPOSSESSBASICsee POSSESS
UNPOSSESSEDBASICsee POSSESS

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