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Search phrase: preserve

Plays

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PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
All's Well That Ends WellAW I.i.125is not politic in the commonwealth of nature to preserveis not politicke, in the Common-wealth of Nature, to preserue
Antony and CleopatraAC III.iv.22Best to preserve it. If I lose mine honour,Best to preserue it: if I loose mine Honour,
Antony and CleopatraAC V.i.60.2So the gods preserve thee!So the Gods preserue thee.
CoriolanusCor III.iii.143The gods preserve our noble Tribunes! Come!The Gods preserue our Noble Tribunes, come.
CoriolanusCor IV.vi.20.1The gods preserve you both!The Gods preserue you both.
CymbelineCym I.v.132ladies' flesh at a million a dram, you cannot preserveLadies flesh at a Million a Dram, you cannot preseure
CymbelineCym I.vi.13To make perfumes? Distil? Preserve? Yea so,To make Perfumes? Distill? Preserue? Yea so,
Henry IV Part 22H4 II.ii.89Well, there is sixpence to preserve thee.Well, there is six pence to preserue thee.
Henry IV Part 22H4 II.iv.286O, the Lord preserve thy grace! By my troth,Oh, the Lord preserue thy good Grace:
Henry VH5 IV.vii.106that. God pless it and preserve it, as long as it pleasesthat: God plesse it, and preserue it, as long as it pleases
Henry VI Part 22H6 I.i.160With ‘ God preserve the good Duke Humphrey!’,With God preserue the good Duke Humfrey:
Henry VI Part 22H6 I.ii.70Jesus preserve your royal majesty!Iesus preserue your Royall Maiesty.
Henry VI Part 22H6 III.i.271And to preserve my sovereign from his foe,And to preserue my Soueraigne from his Foe,
King LearKL II.iii.6I will preserve myself; and am bethoughtI will preserue myselfe: and am bethought
MacbethMac IV.ii.72Which is too nigh your person. Heaven preserve you!Which is too nie your person. Heauen preserue you,
OthelloOth IV.ii.82If to preserve this vessel for my lordIf to preserue this vessell for my Lord,
PericlesPer II.ii.16Which, to preserve mine honour, I'll perform.Which to preserue mine honour, I'le performe.
PericlesPer IV.iii.15To foster is not ever to preserve.to foster it, not euer to preserue,
PericlesPer IV.vi.105The good gods preserve you.The good Gods preserue you.
PericlesPer V.i.13.2Hail, reverend sir! The gods preserve you!Hayle reuerent Syr, the Gods preserue you.
PericlesPer V.i.36Sir King, all hail! The gods preserve you!Sir King all haile, the Gods preserue you,
Richard IIR2 V.ii.17‘ Jesu preserve thee, welcome Bolingbroke,’Iesu preserue thee, welcom Bullingbrooke.
Richard IIIR3 I.iii.59Whom God preserve better than you would wish! – (Whom God preserue better then you would wish)
The TempestTem I.ii.153Thou wast that did preserve me. Thou didst smile,Thou was't that did preserue me; Thou didst smile,
The TempestTem II.i.312Preserve the King!preserue the King.
Timon of AthensTim I.i.166.2The gods preserve ye!The Gods preserue ye.
Titus AndronicusTit III.ii.2Than will preserve just so much strength in usThen will preserue iust so much strength in vs
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK III.vi.268I never shall enjoy her, yet I'll preserveI never shall enjoy her, yet ile preserve
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK V.ii.104.1But still preserve her in this way.But still preserve her in this way.
The Winter's TaleWT I.ii.328Which to preserve is sleep, which being spotted(Which to preserue, is Sleepe; which being spotted,

Poems

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PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
SonnetsSonn.147.3 Feeding on that which doth preserve the ill, Feeding on that which doth preserue the ill,

Glossary

 17 result(s).
conserve(plural) preserve, store
conservepreserve in sugar, make into a confection
continueretain, carry on with, preserve
dwellpreserve, maintain, pay attention to
enguardprotect, preserve, shield
holdkeep, preserve, conserve
keepprotect, defend, preserve
leeselose, fail to preserve
preservekeep, maintain, look after
reservepreserve, retain, keep
savekeep, preserve, maintain
savepreserve from damnation, bring salvation to [in emphatic expressions]
seasonpreserve, keep
sun-expellingprotecting against the sun [to preserve facial beauty]
warn[unclear meaing] warrant, protect, preserve
warrantprotect, preserve, keep safe
workpreserve to the end, manage to maintain

Thesaurus

 17 result(s).
damnation, preserve fromsave
end, preserve to thework
fail to preserveleese
preservecontinue
preserveconserve
preserveseason
preservewarrant
preservekeep
preserveenguard
preservesave
preservedwell
preservereserve
preservewarn
preservehold
preserve in sugarconserve
preserve to the endwork
preserve, fail toleese

Themes and Topics

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Swearing...arrant god warrant us mnd v i 311 preserve god willing ham i v 186 god...

Words Families

 9 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
PRESERVEBASICpreservation n, preservative n, preserve v, preserved adj, preserving adj
PRESERVEINTENSITYever-preserved adj
PRESERVEPEOPLEpreserver n
PRESERVESTATElife-preserving adj, nice-preserved adj
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