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Search phrase: pox

Plays

 23 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
All's Well That Ends WellAW III.vi.42A pox on't! Let it go, 'tis but a drum.A pox on't, let it go, 'tis but a drumme.
All's Well That Ends WellAW IV.iii.256For this description of thine honesty? A poxFor this description of thine honestie? A pox
All's Well That Ends WellAW IV.iii.267A pox on him! He's a cat still.A pox on him, he's a Cat still.
CymbelineCym II.i.17I am not vexed more at any thing in th' earth: a poxI am not vext more at any thing in th'earth: a pox
HamletHam III.ii.262Pox, leave thy damnable faces and begin. Come;Pox, leaue thy damnable Faces, and begin. Come,
Henry IV Part 11H4 I.ii.47Why, what a pox have I to do with myWhy, what a poxe haue I to doe with my
Henry IV Part 22H4 I.ii.233one, and the pox pinches the other; and so both theone, and the pox pinches the other; and so both the
Henry IV Part 22H4 I.ii.246A pox of this gout! Or a gout of this pox! For the oneA pox of this Gowt, or a Gowt of this Poxe: for the one
Henry IV Part 22H4 II.iv.39A pox damn you, you muddy rascal, is that all theYou muddie Rascall, is that all the
Henry VH5 III.vii.116devil. Have at the very eye of that proverb with ‘ A poxDeuill: haue at the very eye of that Prouerbe with, A Pox
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.46A pox of that jest, and I beshrew all shrews.A Pox of that iest, and I beshrew all Shrowes:
Measure for MeasureMM IV.iii.23A pox o' your throats! Who makesA pox o'your throats: who makes
Measure for MeasureMM V.i.350Show your knave's visage, with a pox to you. Showshow your knaues visage with a poxe to you: show
OthelloOth I.iii.353her – therefore make money. A pox of drowning thyself!her: therefore make Money: a pox of drowning thy selfe,
PericlesPer IV.vi.13Now, the pox upon her green-sickness for me!Now the poxe vpon her greene sicknes for mee.
PericlesPer IV.vi.15to the pox. Here comes the Lord Lysimachus disguised.to the pox. Here comes the Lord Lysimachus disguised.
Romeo and JulietRJ II.iv.28The pox of such antic, lisping, affectingThe Pox of such antique lisping affecting
The TempestTem I.i.40A pox o' your throat, you bawling, blasphemous,A poxe o'your throat, you bawling, blasphemous
The TempestTem II.i.79Widow? A pox o' that! How came that widowWidow? A pox o'that: how came that Widdow
The TempestTem III.ii.79hearing too? A pox o' your bottle! This can sack andhearing too? A pox o'your bottle, this can Sacke and
Timon of AthensTim IV.iii.150.1A pox of wrinkles!A pox of wrinkles.
Twelfth NightTN III.iv.273Pox on't! I'll not meddle with him.Pox on't, Ile not meddle with him.
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG III.i.368Why didst not tell me sooner? Pox of your loveWhy didst not tell me sooner? 'pox of your loue

Glossary

 2 result(s).
fire-illburning disease [possibly: pox]
poxvenereal disease; also: plague, or any other disease displaying skin pustules

Thesaurus

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poxfire-ill

Themes and Topics

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Elision...door on > ’o tem i i 40 a pox o’your throat to > t’ kl v i...
Swearing...t a cor i v 3 plague pestilence pox ham iii ii 262 venereal disease plagu...
...ii ii 262 venereal disease plague pox a 1h4 i ii 47 ...
... a 1h4 i ii 47 pox on it a cym ii i 17 also a...
...on it a cym ii i 17 also a pox on him [etc] ...

Words Families

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Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
POXBASICpox n
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