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Search phrase: proportion

Plays

 26 result(s).
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Henry IV Part 11H4 IV.iv.15Whose power was in the first proportion,Whose Power was in the first proportion;
Henry IV Part 22H4 IV.i.23The just proportion that we gave them out.The iust proportion that we gaue them out.
Henry VH5 II.ii.109But thou, 'gainst all proportion, didst bring inBut thou (gainst all proportion) didst bring in
Henry VH5 III.vi.124of his ransom, which must proportion the losses weof his ransome, which must proportion the losses we
Henry VH5 IV.i.141to it, who to disobey were against all proportion ofto it; who to disobey, were against all proportion of
Henry VI Part 11H6 II.iii.20And large proportion of his strong-knit limbs.And large proportion of his strong knit Limbes.
Henry VI Part 11H6 II.iii.52And least proportion of humanity.And least proportion of Humanitie:
Henry VI Part 22H6 I.i.231Bear that proportion to my flesh and bloodBeare that proportion to my flesh and blood,
Henry VI Part 22H6 I.iii.52In courage, courtship, and proportion.In Courage, Courtship, and Proportion:
Henry VIIIH8 V.i.129Must bear the same proportion, and not everMust beare the same proportion, and not euer
King Edward IIIE3 II.i.104By the proportion of her mightiness.By the proportion of her mightines,
MacbethMac I.iv.20That the proportion both of thanks and paymentThat the proportion both of thanks, and payment,
Measure for MeasureMM I.ii.22In any proportion, or in any language.In any proportion. or in any language.
The Merchant of VeniceMV III.iv.14There must be needs a like proportionThere must be needs a like proportion
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW V.v.214Where there was no proportion held in love.Where there was no proportion held in loue:
PericlesPer IV.ii.25a proportion to live quietly, and so give over.a proportion to liue quietly, and so giue ouer.
Richard IIR2 III.iv.41Keep law and form and due proportion,Keepe Law and Forme, and due Proportion,
Richard IIR2 V.v.43When time is broke, and no proportion kept.When Time is broke, and no Proportion kept?
Richard IIIR3 I.i.18I, that am curtailed of this fair proportion,I, that am curtail'd of this faire Proportion,
Richard IIIR3 IV.iv.110Usurp the just proportion of my sorrow?Vsurpe the iust proportion of my Sorrow?
Richard IIIR3 V.iii.26And part in just proportion our small power.And part in iust proportion our small Power.
Romeo and JulietRJ II.iv.21you sing pricksong: keeps time, distance, and proportion.you sing pricksong, keeps time, distance, and proportion,
Titus AndronicusTit V.ii.106Well shalt thou know her by thine own proportion,Well maist thou know her by thy owne proportion,
Troilus and CressidaTC I.iii.87Insisture, course, proportion, season, form,Insisture, course, proportion, season, forme,
Troilus and CressidaTC II.ii.29The past-proportion of his infinite,The past proportion of his infinite,
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG II.iii.3received my proportion, like the prodigious son, and amreceiu'd my proportion, like the prodigious Sonne, and am

Glossary

 15 result(s).
compassregularity, proportion, measure
measuredue proportion, appropriate degree, full quantity
proportion(plural) military material, forces and supplies needed for war
proportionmeasure, extent, degree, magnitude
proportionsize, bulk
proportionpart, portion, amount
proportionproper rhythm, correct value [of notes]
proportionweighing up, appropriate measuring
proportionrelation, connection, link
proportionbodily shape, physical form
proportionmalapropism for ‘portion’ [= share of the estate]
proportionmarriage portion, dowry
proportionnatural order, proper relationship
quantityequal amount, same proportion
ratifymake metrically correct, bring into proportion

Thesaurus

 5 result(s).
proportioncompass
proportion, bring intoratify
proportion, duemeasure
proportion, samequantity
same proportionquantity

Themes and Topics

 1 result(s).
Functional shift...and it can safely be assumed that a good proportion of these are shakespearian creations ...

Words Families

 2 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
DISPROPORTIONBASICsee PROPORTION
PROPORTIONBASICsee PORTION
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