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Search phrase: practice

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PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
All's Well That Ends WellAW II.i.106Which, as the dearest issue of his practice,Which as the dearest issue of his practice
All's Well That Ends WellAW IV.iii.142scarf, and the practice in the chape of his dagger.scarfe, and the practise in the chape of his dagger.
Antony and CleopatraAC III.xi.39Dealt on lieutenantry, and no practice hadDealt on Lieutenantry, and no practise had
CoriolanusCor II.iii.98hat than my heart, I will practise the insinuating nod andHat, then my Heart, I will practice the insinuating nod, and
CoriolanusCor IV.i.33.1With cautelous baits and practice.With cautelous baits and practice.
CymbelineCym I.vi.24Shall from this practice but make hard your heart:Shall from this practise, but make hard your heart:
CymbelineCym V.v.199And to be brief, my practice so prevailed,And to be breefe, my practise so preuayl'd
HamletHam IV.vii.66But even his mother shall uncharge the practiceBut euen his Mother shall vncharge the practice,
HamletHam IV.vii.137A sword unbated, and, in a pass of practice,A Sword vnbaited, and in a passe of practice,
HamletHam V.ii.205have been in continual practice. I shall win at the odds.haue beene in continuall practice; I shall winne at the oddes:
HamletHam V.ii.311Unbated and envenomed. The foul practiceVnbated and envenom'd: the foule practise
Henry VI Part 22H6 III.ii.22He be approved in practice culpable.He be approu'd in practise culpable.
Henry VIIIH8 I.i.204.1Under device and practice.Vnder deuice, and practise.
Julius CaesarJC IV.iii.31Older in practice, abler than yourselfOlder in practice, Abler then your selfe
Julius CaesarJC IV.iii.87I do not, till you practise them on me.I do not, till you practice them on me.
King JohnKJ I.i.214Which, though I will not practise to deceive,Which though I will not practice to deceiue,
King JohnKJ IV.iii.63The practice, and the purpose, of the King – The practice, and the purpose of the king:
King LearKL II.i.72To thy suggestion, plot, and damned practice;To thy suggestion, plot, and damned practise:
King LearKL II.i.106He did bewray his practice, and receivedHe did bewray his practise, and receiu'd
King LearKL II.iv.110Is practice only. Give me my servant forth.Is practise only. Giue me my Seruant forth;
King LearKL V.iii.149.2This is practice, Gloucester:This is practise Gloster,
Love's Labour's LostLLL I.i.293And go we, lords, to put in practice thatAnd goe we Lords to put in practice that,
MacbethMac V.i.55This disease is beyond my practice; yet I haveThis disease is beyond my practise: yet I haue
Measure for MeasureMM I.i.12As art and practice hath enriched anyAs Art, and practise, hath inriched any
Measure for MeasureMM III.ii.262Making practice on the times,Making practise on the Times,
Measure for MeasureMM V.i.107In hateful practice. First, his integrityIn hatefull practise: first his Integritie
Measure for MeasureMM V.i.123On him so near us? This needs must be a practice.On him so neere vs? This needs must be a practise:
Measure for MeasureMM V.i.237.1To find this practice out.To finde this practise out.
Much Ado About NothingMA I.i.307In practice let us put it presently.In practise let vs put it presently.
Much Ado About NothingMA II.ii.47put it in practice. Be cunning in the working this, andput it in practise: be cunning in the working this, and
Much Ado About NothingMA IV.i.186The practice of it lives in John the Bastard,The practise of it liues in Iohn the bastard,
Much Ado About NothingMA V.i.75Despite his nice fence and his active practice,Despight his nice fence, and his actiue practise,
Much Ado About NothingMA V.i.235Yea, and paid me richly for the practice of it.Yea, and paid me richly for the practise of it.
OthelloOth I.i.26As masterly as he. Mere prattle, without practiceAs Masterly as he. Meere pratle (without practise)
OthelloOth III.iv.137Either from Venice, or some unhatched practiceEither from Venice, or some vnhatch'd practise
OthelloOth V.ii.289Fallen in the practice of a damned slave,Falne in the practise of a cursed Slaue,
PericlesPer III.ii.33Together with my practice, made familiartogeather with my practize, made famyliar,
PericlesPer IV.ii.120practice.practise.
The Taming of the ShrewTS II.i.164Proceed in practice with my younger daughter,Proceed in practise with my yonger daughter,
Titus AndronicusTit III.ii.45And by still practice learn to know thy meaning.And by still practice, learne to know thy meaning.
Titus AndronicusTit V.ii.77I'll find some cunning practice out of handIle find some cunning practise out of hand
Twelfth NightTN I.ii.13Courage and hope both teaching him the practice(Courage and hope both teaching him the practise)
Twelfth NightTN III.i.63That comes before his eye. This is a practiceThat comes before his eye. This isa practice,
Twelfth NightTN V.i.350This practice hath most shrewdly passed upon thee;This practice hath most shrewdly past vpon thee:
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG III.ii.89And thy advice this night I'll put in practice;And thy aduice, this night, ile put in practise:
The Winter's TaleWT III.ii.165Unclasped my practice, quit his fortunes here – Vnclasp'd my practise, quit his fortunes here

Poems

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PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
The Passionate PilgrimPP.15.7 To put in practice either, alas, it was a spite To put in practise either, alas it was a spite
The Passionate PilgrimPP.18.9 Lest she some subtle practice smell – Least she some subtill practise smell,

Glossary

 31 result(s).
abusecorrupt practice, wicked way
backsworda basket-hilted sword with a single-edged blade and a thin back; later, a sword-like stick with a basketwork hilt, used in fencing practice
currentpractice, course, way of behaviour
customhabit, usual practice, customary use
exercisemanly sport, martial practice
exercisereligious practice, spiritual observance
exerciseskilful practice, facility
fashionobservance, style, latest practice
gamehunting practice, sporting routine
guiseway, custom, practice
habitroutine, settled practice, regular behaviour
institutioncustom, usage, practice
observationobservance, rite, customary practice
orderprescribed practice, normal procedure
ordinanceusage, practice, course
practicedoings, proceedings, dealings
practicescheme, plot, stratagem, intrigue
practicetrickery, treachery
practicecarrying out, performance, execution [of a plot]
practiceoccupation, profession, line of work
proofexperience, actual practice, tried knowledge
quintainheavy post used as a mark for tilting practice
tradecourse of action, practice
trickpractice, custom, current fashion
unnaturallyillegitimately, against normal practice
useusual practice, habit, custom
useactivity, practice, enterprise
usuryway of dealing with money, financial practice
villainyshaming practice, discrediting activity
virtuousarising from virtuous practice, justifiable, well-warranted
wontcustom, habit, practice

Thesaurus

 43 result(s).
artificial practiceaffect
corrupt practiceabuse
customary practiceobservation
financial practiceusury
heavy post used as a mark for tilting practicequintain
hunting practicegame
latest practicefashion
legal practiceattorneyship
martial practiceexercise
normal practice, againstunnaturally
post, heavy [in tilting practice]quintain
practicewont
practiceinstitution
practiceuse
practiceordinance
practicetrick
practicecurrent
practicetrade
practiceguise
practice, actualproof
practice, against normalunnaturally
practice, corruptabuse
practice, customaryobservation
practice, customaryobservation
practice, huntinggame
practice, latestfashion
practice, legalattorneyship
practice, martialexercise
practice, prescribedorder
practice, religiousexercise
practice, settledhabit
practice, shamingvillainy
practice, skilfulexercise
practice, usualuse
practice, usualcustom
prescribed practiceorder
religious practiceexercise
settled practicehabit
shaming practicevillainy
skilful practiceexercise
tilting practice, heavy post used as a mark forquintain
usual practiceuse
usual practicecustom

Themes and Topics

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Address forms...of good fellowship&rsquo the naming practice performs a variety of expressive functio...
Elision...so varies depending partly on editorial practice and partly on whether a form might legit...
Weapons... with a basketwork hilt used in fencing practice baldric tnk iv ii 86 belt...

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