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All's Well That Ends WellAW II.i.59Worthy fellows, and like to prove most sinewyWorthy fellowes, and like to prooue most sinewie
All's Well That Ends WellAW III.iii.10Make me but like my thoughts and I shall proveMake me but like my thoughts, and I shall proue
All's Well That Ends WellAW III.vii.39May prove coherent. Every night he comesMay proue coherent. Euery night he comes
All's Well That Ends WellAW V.iii.115Which I would fain shut out. If it should proveWhich I would faine shut out, if it should proue
All's Well That Ends WellAW V.iii.116That thou art so inhuman – 'twill not prove so,That thou art so inhumane, 'twill not proue so:
All's Well That Ends WellAW V.iii.124.2If you shall proveIf you shall proue
All's Well That Ends WellAW V.iii.126Prove that I husbanded her bed in Florence,Proue that I husbanded her bed in Florence,
All's Well That Ends WellAW V.iii.183Till your deeds gain them; fairer prove your honourTill your deeds gaine them fairer: proue your honor,
All's Well That Ends WellAW V.iii.315If it appear not plain and prove untrue,If it appeare not plaine, and proue vntrue,
Antony and CleopatraAC II.vi.127shall prove the immediate author of their variance.shall proue the immediate Author of their variance.
Antony and CleopatraAC III.ii.25Use me well in't. Sister, prove such a wifeVse me well in't. Sister, proue such a wife
Antony and CleopatraAC IV.vi.6Prove this a prosperous day, the three-nooked worldProue this a prosp'rous day, the three nook'd world
Antony and CleopatraAC V.ii.287Now to that name my courage prove my title!Now to that name, my Courage proue my Title.
As You Like ItAYL I.ii.66How prove you that, in the great heap of yourHow proue you that in the great heape of your
As You Like ItAYL III.iii.79wainscot; then one of you will prove a shrunk panel and,Wainscot, then one of you wil proue a shrunke pannell, and
As You Like ItAYL III.iv.54I'll prove a busy actor in their play.Ile proue a busie actor in their play.
As You Like ItAYL IV.i.169you would prove, my friends told me as much, and Iyou would proue, my friends told mee as much, and I
As You Like ItAYL V.iv.200wine they do use good bushes, and good plays provewine they do vse good bushes: and good playes proue
The Comedy of ErrorsCE I.ii.103If it prove so, I will be gone the sooner.If it proue so, I will be gone the sooner:
The Comedy of ErrorsCE IV.iv.28prove it by my long ears. I have served him from theprooue it by my long eares. I haue serued him from the
The Comedy of ErrorsCE V.i.30I'll prove mine honour and mine honestyIle proue mine honor, and mine honestie 
CoriolanusCor I.iv.43So, now the gates are ope. Now prove good seconds.So, now the gates are ope: now proue good Seconds,
CoriolanusCor I.vi.62.1We prove this very hour.We proue this very houre.
CoriolanusCor I.ix.43I'th' field prove flatterers, let courts and cities beI'th' field proue flatterers, let Courts and Cities be
CoriolanusCor III.i.326Will prove too bloody, and the end of itWill proue to bloody: and the end of it,
CoriolanusCor IV.v.92That my revengeful services may proveThat my reuengefull Seruices may proue
CoriolanusCor IV.v.96Thou dar'st not this, and that to prove more fortunesThou dar'st not this, and that to proue more Fortunes
CoriolanusCor IV.vi.136Which will not prove a whip. As many coxcombsWhich will not proue a whip: As many Coxcombes
CoriolanusCor V.i.61.2Good faith, I'll prove him,Good faith Ile proue him,
CoriolanusCor V.iii.72Thy thoughts with nobleness, that thou mayst proveThy thoughts with Noblenesse, that thou mayst proue
CymbelineCym I.v.2of a crescent note, expected to prove so worthy asof a Cressent note, expected to proue so woorthy, as
CymbelineCym I.vi.38Which first, perchance, she'll prove on cats and dogs,Which first (perchance) shee'l proue on Cats and Dogs,
CymbelineCym I.vi.86But when to my good lord I prove untrue,But when to my good Lord, I proue vntrue,
CymbelineCym II.iv.17That this will prove a war; and you shall hearThat this will proue a Warre; and you shall heare
CymbelineCym III.iv.121My purpose would prove well: it cannot beMy purpose would proue well: it cannot be,
CymbelineCym III.v.53Prove false!Feare, proue false.
CymbelineCym III.v.104.1May prove his travel, not her danger.May proue his trauell, not her danger.
CymbelineCym III.v.159Were to prove false, which I will never be,Were to proue false, which I will neuer bee
CymbelineCym V.iv.156So, if I prove a good repast to the spectators, theSo if I proue a good repast to the Spectators, the
CymbelineCym V.v.68And prove it in thy feeling. Heaven mend all!And proue it in thy feeling. Heauen mend all.
CymbelineCym V.v.269Prove holy water on thee; Innogen,Proue holy-water on thee; Imogen,
CymbelineCym V.v.311But I will prove that two on's are as goodBut I will proue that two one's are as good
HamletHam II.ii.131I would fain prove so. But what might you thinkI wold faine proue so. But what might you think?
HamletHam III.i.101Rich gifts wax poor when givers prove unkind.Rich gifts wax poore, when giuers proue vnkinde.
HamletHam III.ii.212For 'tis a question left us yet to prove,For 'tis a question left vs yet to proue,
Henry IV Part 11H4 I.ii.153true prince may – for recreation sake – prove a falsetrue Prince, may (for recreation sake) proue a false
Henry IV Part 11H4 I.iii.94But by the chance of war. To prove that trueBut by the chance of Warre: to proue that true,
Henry IV Part 11H4 II.iv.400thou so pointed at? Shall the blessed sun of heaven prove athou so poynted at? Shall the blessed Sonne of Heauen proue a
Henry IV Part 11H4 II.iv.402Shall the son of England prove a thief, and take purses? AShall the Sonne of England proue a Theefe, and take Purses? a
Henry IV Part 11H4 V.iv.122 my faith, I am afraid he would prove the better counterfeit.I am afraid hee would proue the better counterfeit:
Henry IV Part 22H4 I.iii.39We see th' appearing buds; which to prove fruitWe see th' appearing buds, which to proue fruite,
Henry IV Part 22H4 II.iv.273sayst so. Prove that ever I dress myself handsome tillsay'st so: proue that euer I dresse my selfe handsome, till
Henry IV Part 22H4 IV.iv.42And thou shalt prove a shelter to thy friends,And thou shalt proue a shelter to thy friends,
Henry IV Part 22H4 epilogue.6will, I doubt, prove mine own marring. But to thewill (I doubt) prooue mine owne marring. But to the
Henry VH5 V.ii.203and thou must therefore needs prove a good soldier-breeder.and thou must therefore needes proue a good Souldier-breeder:
Henry VI Part 11H6 I.ii.150No prophet will I trust if she prove false.No Prophet will I trust, if shee proue false.
Henry VI Part 11H6 II.i.22Pray God she prove not masculine ere long,Pray God she proue not masculine ere long:
Henry VI Part 11H6 II.ii.58I mean to prove this lady's courtesy.I meane to proue this Ladyes courtesie.
Henry VI Part 11H6 II.iv.98And that I'll prove on better men than Somerset,And that Ile proue on better men then Somerset,
Henry VI Part 11H6 III.i.131But prove a chief offender in the same?But proue a chiefe offendor in the same.
Henry VI Part 22H6 I.iii.154Prove them, and I lie open to the law;Proue them, and I lye open to the Law:
Henry VI Part 22H6 II.iii.86man's instigation, to prove him a knave and myself anMans instigation, to proue him a Knaue, and my selfe an
Henry VI Part 22H6 III.i.149And prove the period of their tyranny,And proue the Period of their Tyrannie,
Henry VI Part 22H6 III.i.302Nay then, this spark will prove a raging fireNay then, this sparke will proue a raging fire,
Henry VI Part 22H6 V.i.195The first I warrant thee, if dreams prove true.The first I warrant thee, if dreames proue true
Henry VI Part 33H6 I.i.131Prove it, Henry, and thou shalt be king.Proue it Henry, and thou shalt be King.
Henry VI Part 33H6 I.ii.20I'll prove the contrary, if you'll hear me speak.Ile proue the contrary, if you'le heare mee speake.
Henry VI Part 33H6 III.iii.71To prove him tyrant this reason may suffice,To proue him Tyrant, this reason may suffice,
Henry VI Part 33H6 III.iii.227Tell him, in hope he'll prove a widower shortly,Tell him, in hope hee'l proue a widower shortly,
Henry VI Part 33H6 IV.i.99‘ Tell him, in hope he'll prove a widower shortly,Tell him, in hope hee'le proue a Widower shortly,
Henry VI Part 33H6 IV.i.122I may not prove inferior to yourself.I may not proue inferior to your selfe.
Henry VI Part 33H6 IV.vi.70This pretty lad will prove our country's bliss.This prettie Lad will proue our Countries blisse.
Henry VIIIH8 I.ii.115When these so noble benefits shall proveWhen these so Noble benefits shall proue
Henry VIIIH8 I.ii.156Men feared the French would prove perfidious,Men feare the French would proue perfidious
Henry VIIIH8 I.ii.159'Twould prove the verity of certain words'Twould proue the verity of certaine words
Henry VIIIH8 II.iv.39And prove it too, against mine honour aught,And proue it too, against mine Honor, aught;
Henry VIIIH8 II.iv.226Prove but our marriage lawful, by my lifeProue but our Marriage lawfull, by my Life
Henry VIIIH8 III.i.69Ye speak like honest men – pray God ye prove so!Ye speake like honest men, (pray God ye proue so)
Henry VIIIH8 V.iii.19And, not reformed, may prove pernicious.And not reform'd, may proue pernicious.
King Edward IIIE3 II.i.22Then, Scottish wars, farewell! I fear 'twill proveThen Scottish warres farewell, I feare twill prooue
King JohnKJ I.i.68The which if he can prove, 'a pops me outThe which if he can proue, a pops me out,
King JohnKJ II.i.271To him will we prove loyal. Till that timeTo him will we proue loyall, till that time
King JohnKJ II.i.273Doth not the crown of England prove the King?Doth not the Crowne of England, prooue the King?
King JohnKJ II.i.332One must prove greatest; while they weigh so even,One must proue greatest. While they weigh so euen,
King JohnKJ III.i.28That give you cause to prove my saying true.That giue you cause to proue my saying true.
King JohnKJ IV.iii.55And prove a deadly bloodshed but a jest,And proue a deadly blood-shed, but a iest,
King JohnKJ IV.iii.90.2Do not prove me so;Do not proue me so:
King LearKL IV.i.21Prove our commodities. O dear son Edgar,Proue our Commodities. Oh deere Sonne Edgar,
King LearKL IV.ii.15May prove effects. Back, Edmund, to my brother!May proue effects. Backe Edmond to my Brother,
King LearKL IV.vi.90do't. – There's my gauntlet; I'll prove it on a giant. – doo't. There's my Gauntlet, Ile proue it on a Gyant.
King LearKL V.i.43I can produce a champion that will proveI can produce a Champion, that will proue
King LearKL V.iii.72.1Jesters do oft prove prophets.Iesters do oft proue Prophets.
King LearKL V.iii.82 Let the drum strike and prove my title thine.Let the Drum strike, and proue my title thine.
King LearKL V.iii.92If none appear to prove upon thy personIf none appeare to proue vpon thy person,
King LearKL V.iii.138To prove upon thy heart, whereto I speak,To proue vpon thy heart, whereto I speake,
Love's Labour's LostLLL I.i.296These oaths and laws will prove an idle scorn.These oathes and lawes will proue an idle scorne.
Love's Labour's LostLLL I.ii.55To prove you a cipher.To proue you a Cypher.
Love's Labour's LostLLL II.i.103Where now his knowledge must prove ignorance.Where now his knowledge must proue ignorance.
Love's Labour's LostLLL II.i.113For you'll prove perjured if you make me stay.For you'll proue periur'd if you make me stay.
Love's Labour's LostLLL II.i.159And if you prove it, I'll repay it backAnd if you proue it, Ile repay it backe,
Love's Labour's LostLLL III.i.36prove.proue.
Love's Labour's LostLLL III.i.37What wilt thou prove?What wilt thou proue?
Love's Labour's LostLLL IV.ii.107Though to myself forsworn, to thee I'll faithful prove;Though to my selfe forsworn, to thee Ile faithfull proue.
Love's Labour's LostLLL IV.ii.155or pupil, undertake your ben venuto; where I will proveor Pupill, vndertake your bien vonuto, where I will proue
Love's Labour's LostLLL IV.iii.62A woman I forswore, but I will proveA Woman I forswore, but I will proue,
Love's Labour's LostLLL IV.iii.272I'll prove her fair, or talk till doomsday here.Ile proue her faire, or talke till dooms-day here.
Love's Labour's LostLLL IV.iii.282Then leave this chat, and, good Berowne, now proveThen leaue this chat, & good Berown now proue
Love's Labour's LostLLL IV.iii.332Or, keeping what is sworn, you will prove fools.Or keeping what is sworne, you will proue fooles,
Love's Labour's LostLLL IV.iii.361Light wenches may prove plagues to men forsworn;Light Wenches may proue plagues to men forsworne,
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.78To prove, by wit, worth in simplicity.To proue by Wit, worth in simplicitie.
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.250Take all and wean it; it may prove an ox.Take all and weane it, it may proue an Oxe.
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.767Is likewise yours. We to ourselves prove falseIs likewise yonrs. We to our selues proue false,
MacbethMac V.vi.21.1I'll prove the lie thou speak'st.Ile proue the lye thou speak'st.
Measure for MeasureMM II.i.83Prove it before these varlets here, thou honourableProue it before these varlets here, thou honorable
Measure for MeasureMM II.i.84man, prove it.man, proue it.
Measure for MeasureMM II.i.170officer. Prove this, thou wicked Hannibal, or I'll haveOfficer: proue this, thou wicked Hanniball, or ile haue
Measure for MeasureMM II.i.237shall beat you to your tent, and prove a shrewd Caesarshall beat you to your Tent, and proue a shrewd Casar
Measure for MeasureMM II.iv.169I'll prove a tyrant to him. As for you,Ile proue a Tirant to him. As for you,
Measure for MeasureMM III.i.153Mercy to thee would prove itself a bawd,Mercy to thee would proue it selfe a Bawd,
Measure for MeasureMM III.ii.27sir, I would proveSir I would proue.
Measure for MeasureMM III.ii.29Thou wilt prove his. Take him to prison, officer.Thou wilt proue his. Take him to prison Officer:
Measure for MeasureMM III.ii.228events, with a prayer they may prove prosperous, andeuents, with a praier they may proue prosperous, &
Measure for MeasureMM IV.ii.35using painting, do prove my occupation a mystery. Butvsing painting, do proue my Occupation, a Misterie: but
Measure for MeasureMM V.i.357This may prove worse than hanging.This may proue worse then hanging.
The Merchant of VeniceMV I.ii.46and smiles not. I fear he will prove the weeping philosopherand smiles not, I feare hee will proue the weeping Phylosopher
The Merchant of VeniceMV II.i.7To prove whose blood is reddest, his or mine.To proue whose blood is reddest, his or mine.
The Merchant of VeniceMV III.i.18I would it might prove the end of his losses.I would it might proue the end of his losses.
The Merchant of VeniceMV III.ii.20And so, though yours, not yours. Prove it so,And so though yours, not yours (proue it so)
The Merchant of VeniceMV III.iv.64I'll prove the prettier fellow of the two,Ile proue the prettier fellow of the two,
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW I.iii.90His dove will prove, his gold will hold,His Doue will proue; his gold will hold,
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW IV.ii.108Ay, but if it prove true, Master Page, have you anyI, but if it proue true (Mr. Page) haue you any
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND II.i.265Effect it with some care, that he may proveEffect it with some care, that he may proue
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND III.ii.127Bearing the badge of faith to prove them true?Bearing the badge of faith to proue them true.
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND III.ii.253To prove him false that says I love thee not.To proue him false, that saies I loue thee not.
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND III.ii.255If thou say so, withdraw, and prove it too.If thou say so, with-draw and proue it too.
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND V.i.303and prove an ass.and proue an Asse.
Much Ado About NothingMA I.i.230lord, not with love. Prove that ever I lose more bloodLord, not with loue: proue that euer I loose more blood
Much Ado About NothingMA I.i.236thou wilt prove a notable argument.thou wilt proue a notable argument.
Much Ado About NothingMA I.iii.60Come, come, let us thither; this may proveCome, come, let vs thither, this may proue
Much Ado About NothingMA I.iii.68mind! Shall we go prove what's to be done?minde: shall we goe proue whats to be done?
Much Ado About NothingMA II.i.262I should prove the mother of fools. I have broughtI should prooue the mother of fooles: I haue brought
Much Ado About NothingMA III.i.105If it prove so, then loving goes by haps;If it proue so, then louing goes by haps,
Much Ado About NothingMA III.iii.171We are like to prove a goodly commodity,We are like to proue a goodly commoditie,
Much Ado About NothingMA IV.i.179Prove you that any man with me conversedProue you that any man with me conuerst,
Much Ado About NothingMA V.i.74I'll prove it on his body if he dare,Ile proue it on his body if he dare,
OthelloOth I.ii.51If it prove lawful prize, he's made for ever.If it proue lawfull prize, he's made for euer.
OthelloOth II.i.281And, I dare think, he'll prove to DesdemonaAnd I dare thinke, he'le proue to Desdemona
OthelloOth III.iii.188I'll see before I doubt; when I doubt, prove;Ile see before I doubt; when I doubt, proue;
OthelloOth III.iii.257Of human dealings. If I do prove her haggard,Of humane dealings. If I do proue her Haggard,
OthelloOth III.iii.356Villain, be sure thou prove my love a whore;Villaine, be sure thou proue my Loue a Whore;
OthelloOth III.iii.361Make me to see't: or, at the least, so prove itMake me to see't: or (at the least) so proue it,
OthelloOth IV.i.246Each drop she falls would prove a crocodile.Each drop she falls, would proue a Crocodile:
OthelloOth IV.i.276.1That stroke would prove the worst!That stroke would proue the worst.
OthelloOth V.i.66As you shall prove us, praise us.As you shall proue vs, praise vs.
PericlesPer I.i.60Of all 'sayed yet, mayst thou prove prosperous!Of all sayd yet, mayst thou prooue prosperous,
PericlesPer Chorus.II.4That will prove awful both in deed and word.That Will proue awfull both in deed and word:
PericlesPer II.v.65This sword shall prove he's honour's enemy.This Sword shall prooue, hee's Honours enemie.
PericlesPer IV.vi.188Prove that I cannot, take me home againProoue that I cannot, take mee home againe,
PericlesPer V.i.135If thine considered prove the thousandth partif thine considered proue the thousand part
Richard IIR2 I.i.46What my tongue speaks my right-drawn sword may prove.What my tong speaks, my right drawn sword may proue
Richard IIR2 I.i.87Look what I speak, my life shall prove it true:Looke what I said, my life shall proue it true,
Richard IIR2 I.i.92Besides I say, and will in battle proveBesides I say, and will in battaile proue,
Richard IIR2 I.i.148To prove myself a loyal gentlemanTo proue my selfe a loyall Gentleman,
Richard IIR2 I.iii.23To prove him, in defending of myself,To proue him (in defending of my selfe)
Richard IIR2 I.iii.37To prove by God's grace and my body's valourTo proue by heauens grace, and my bodies valour,
Richard IIR2 I.iii.107To prove the Duke of Norfolk, Thomas Mowbray,To proue the Duke of Norfolke, Thomas Mowbray,
Richard IIR2 I.iii.236Things sweet to taste prove in digestion sour.Things sweet to tast, proue in digestion sowre:
Richard IIR2 III.ii.25Prove armed soldiers ere her native kingProue armed Souldiers, ere her Natiue King
Richard IIR2 IV.i.47To prove it on thee to the extremest pointTo proue it on thee, to th'extreamest point
Richard IIR2 IV.i.146It will the woefullest division proveIt will the wofullest Diuision proue,
Richard IIR2 V.iii.56Forget to pity him lest thy pity proveForget to pitty him, least thy pitty proue
Richard IIR2 V.iii.144Your mother well hath prayed; and prove you true.Your mother well hath praid, and proue you true.
Richard IIR2 V.v.6My brain I'll prove the female to my soul,My Braine, Ile proue the Female to my Soule,
Richard IIIR3 I.i.28And therefore, since I cannot prove a loverAnd therefore, since I cannot proue a Louer,
Richard IIIR3 I.i.30I am determined to prove a villainI am determined to proue a Villaine,
Richard IIIR3 I.iii.145Which here you urge to prove us enemies,Which here you vrge, to proue vs Enemies,
Richard IIIR3 II.iii.5I fear, I fear 'twill prove a giddy world.I feare, I feare, 'twill proue a giddy world.
Richard IIIR3 III.ii.87Pray God, I say, I prove a needless coward!Pray God (I say) I proue a needlesse Coward.
Richard IIIR3 IV.ii.67.2Prove me, my gracious lord.Proue me, my gracious Lord.
Richard IIIR3 IV.iv.7Will prove as bitter, black, and tragical.Will proue as bitter, blacke, and Tragicall.
Richard IIIR3 IV.iv.497So deal with him as I prove true to you.So deale with him, as I proue true to you.
Richard IIIR3 V.iii.214What thinkest thou? Will our friends prove all true?
Romeo and JulietRJ I.i.141Black and portentous must this humour prove,Blacke and portendous must this humour proue,
Romeo and JulietRJ II.ii.92Thou mayst prove false. At lovers' perjuries,Thou maiest proue false: at Louers periuries
Romeo and JulietRJ II.ii.100But trust me, gentleman, I'll prove more trueBut trust me Gentleman, Ile proue more true,
Romeo and JulietRJ II.ii.111Lest that thy love prove likewise variable.Least that thy Loue proue likewise variable.
Romeo and JulietRJ II.ii.122May prove a beauteous flower when next we meet.May proue a beautious Flower when next we meete:
Romeo and JulietRJ II.iii.87For this alliance may so happy proveFor this alliance may so happy proue,
The Taming of the ShrewTS I.ii.174Beloved of me, and that my deeds shall prove.Beloued of me, and that my deeds shal proue.
The Taming of the ShrewTS I.ii.175And that his bags shall prove.And that his bags shal proue.
The Taming of the ShrewTS I.ii.246Sir, give him head, I know he'll prove a jade.Sir giue him head, I know hee'l proue a Iade.
The Taming of the ShrewTS II.i.144What, will my daughter prove a good musician?What, will my daughter proue a good Musitian?
The Taming of the ShrewTS II.i.145I think she'll sooner prove a soldier.I thinke she'l sooner proue a souldier,
The Taming of the ShrewTS II.i.288For patience she will prove a second Grissel,For patience shee will proue a second Grissell,
The Taming of the ShrewTS III.ii.212'Tis like you'll prove a jolly surly groom'Tis like you'll proue a iolly surly groome,
The Taming of the ShrewTS IV.ii.9And may you prove, sir, master of your art.And may you proue sir Master of your Art.
The Taming of the ShrewTS IV.ii.10While you, sweet dear, prove mistress of my heart.While you sweet deere ptoue Mistresse of my heart.
The Taming of the ShrewTS IV.iii.143that I'll prove upon thee, though thy little finger bethat Ile proue vpon thee, though thy little finger be
The TempestTem III.ii.35If you prove a mutineer – the next tree! The poorIf you proue a mutineere, the next Tree: the poore
The TempestTem III.ii.145This will prove a brave kingdom to me, whereThis will proue a braue kingdome to me, / Where
The TempestTem IV.i.237jerkin, you are like to lose your hair and prove a baldIerkin you are like to lose your haire, & proue a bald
The TempestTem V.i.175.2If this proveIf this proue
Timon of AthensTim I.ii.63Grant I may never prove so fondGraunt I may neuer proue so fond,
Timon of AthensTim III.iii.21So it may prove an argument of laughterSo it may proue an Argument of Laughter
Timon of AthensTim III.v.94It could not else be I should prove so baseIt could not else be, I should proue so bace,
Titus AndronicusTit II.iii.148What, wouldst thou have me prove myself a bastard?What, / Would'st thou haue me proue myselfe a bastard?
Titus AndronicusTit II.iii.214To prove thou hast a true-divining heart,To proue thou hast a true diuining heart,
Titus AndronicusTit V.ii.201To make this banquet, which I wish may proveTo make this Banket, which I wish might proue,
Troilus and CressidaTC I.ii.119But to prove to you that Helen loves him, sheBut to prooue to you that Hellen loues him, she
Troilus and CressidaTC I.ii.128Why, go to, then: but to prove to you thatWhy go to then, but to proue to you that
Troilus and CressidaTC I.ii.130Troilus will stand to the proof, if you'll proveTroylus wil stand to thee / Proofe, if youle prooue
Troilus and CressidaTC I.iii.287And may that soldier a mere recreant proveAnd may that Souldier a meere recreant proue,
Troilus and CressidaTC III.ii.89we are tasted, allow us as we prove. Our head shall gowe are tasted, allow vs as we proue: our head shall goe
Troilus and CressidaTC III.ii.197If ever you prove false one to another, since I haveif euer you proue false one to another, since I haue
Troilus and CressidaTC V.iii.6My dreams will sure prove ominous to the day.My dreames will sure proue ominous to the day.
Twelfth NightTN I.v.30Those wits that think they have thee do very oft provethose wits that thinke they haue thee, doe very oft proue
Twelfth NightTN I.v.53prove you a fool.proue you a foole.
Twelfth NightTN II.iv.116Our shows are more than will; for still we proveOur shewes are more then will: for still we proue
Twelfth NightTN III.i.23words are grown so false, I am loath to prove reasonwordes are growne so false, I am loath to proue reason
Twelfth NightTN III.ii.13I will prove it legitimate, sir, upon the oaths ofI will proue it legitimate sir, vpon the Oathes of
Twelfth NightTN III.iii.10Unguided and unfriended, often proveVnguided, and vnfriended, often proue
Twelfth NightTN III.iv.366Prove true, imagination, O, prove true – Proue true imagination, oh proue ttue,
Twelfth NightTN III.iv.374For him I imitate. O, if it prove,For him I imitate: Oh if it proue,
Twelfth NightTN IV.i.13I am afraid this great lubber the world will prove aI am affraid this great lubber the World will proue a
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG I.i.37So, by your circumstance, I fear you'll prove.So, by your circumstance, I feare you'll proue.
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG I.i.85It shall go hard but I'll prove it by another.It shall goe hard but ile proue it by another.
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG I.i.138prove as hard to you in telling your mind. Give her noproue as hard to you in telling your minde. / Giue her no
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG II.vi.31I cannot now prove constant to myselfI cannot now proue constant to my selfe,
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG II.vii.79Pray heaven he prove so when you come to him!Pray heau'n he proue so when you come to him.
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG III.i.349More hair than wit? It may be I'll prove it: theMore haire then wit: it may be ile proue it: The
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG III.ii.20Longer than I prove loyal to your graceLonger then I proue loyall to your Grace,
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG IV.iv.102Unless I prove false traitor to myself.Vnlesse I proue false traitor to my selfe.
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK III.i.39I'll prove it in my shackles, with these hands,Ile prove it in my Shackles, with these hands,
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK IV.i.31.1How good they'll prove I know not.How good they'l prove, I know not.
The Winter's TaleWT I.ii.157Lest it should bite its master and so prove,Least it should bite it's Master, and so proue
The Winter's TaleWT I.ii.443Have uttered truth; which if you seek to prove,Haue vttred Truth: which if you seeke to proue,
The Winter's TaleWT II.i.128Prove violence, in the which three great ones suffer:Proue violence, in the which three great ones suffer,
The Winter's TaleWT II.i.133.2If it proveIf it proue
The Winter's TaleWT II.i.146If this prove true, they'll pay for't. By mine honour,If this proue true, they'l pay for't. By mine Honor
The Winter's TaleWT II.ii.33If I prove honey-mouthed, let my tongue blister,If I proue hony-mouth'd, let my tongue blister.
The Winter's TaleWT III.i.12Prove as successful to the Queen – O, be't so! – Proue as successefull to the Queene (O be't so)
The Winter's TaleWT III.iii.119This is fairy gold, boy, and 'twill prove so. UpThis is Faiery Gold boy, and 'twill proue so: vp
The Winter's TaleWT IV.iii.118not this cheat bring out another, and the shearers provenot this Cheat bring out another, and the sheerers proue
The Winter's TaleWT V.ii.164I will prove so, sir, to my power.I will proue so (Sir) to my power.
The Winter's TaleWT V.ii.165Ay, by any means prove a tall fellow. If I do notI, by any meanes proue a tall Fellow: if I do not


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The Passionate PilgrimPP.3.5 A woman I forswore; but I will prove, A woman I forswore: but I will proue
The Passionate PilgrimPP.5.3 Though to myself forsworn, to thee I'll constant prove; Though to my selfe forsworn, to thee Ile constant proue,
The Passionate PilgrimPP.18.21 Unless thy lady prove unjust, Vnlesse thy Lady proue vniust,
The Passionate PilgrimPP.19.2 And we will all the pleasures prove And we will all the pleasures proue
The Rape of LucreceLuc.140 That they prove bankrupt in this poor-rich gain. That they proue bãckrout in this poore rich gain.
The Rape of LucreceLuc.613 When they in thee the like offences prove. When they in thee the like offences proue;
The Rape of LucreceLuc.1148 Since men prove beasts, let beasts bear gentle minds.’ Since mẽ proue beasts, let beasts bear gẽtle minds.
SonnetsSonn.8.14 Sings this to thee: thou single wilt prove none. Sings this to thee thou single wilt proue none.
SonnetsSonn.10.12 Or to thyself at least kind-hearted prove: Or to thy selfe at least kind harted proue,
SonnetsSonn.26.14 Till then not show my head where thou mayst prove me. Til then, not show my head where thou maist proue me
SonnetsSonn.32.13 But since he died and poets better prove, But since he died and Poets better proue,
SonnetsSonn.39.9 Oh absence, what a torment wouldst thou prove, Oh absence what a torment wouldst thou proue,
SonnetsSonn.72.4 For you in me can nothing worthy prove. For you in me can nothing worthy proue.
SonnetsSonn.88.4 And prove thee virtuous, though thou art forsworn. And proue thee virtuous, though thou art forsworne:
SonnetsSonn.117.13 Since my appeal says I did strive to prove Since my appeale saies I did striue to prooue
SonnetsSonn.136.7 In things of great receipt with ease we prove In things of great receit with ease we prooue,
SonnetsSonn.151.4 Lest guilty of my faults thy sweet self prove: Least guilty of my faults thy sweet selfe proue.
SonnetsSonn.153.7 And grew a seething bath, which yet men prove And grew a seething bath which yet men proue,
SonnetsSonn.154.13 Came there for cure, and this by that I prove: Came there for cure and this by that I proue,
Venus and AdonisVen.d8 But if the first heir of my invention prove de- Butif the first heire of my inuention proue de-
Venus and AdonisVen.40 To tie the rider she begins to prove. To tie the rider she begins to proue:
Venus and AdonisVen.418 They wither in their prime, prove nothing worth. They wither in their prime, proue nothing worth,
Venus and AdonisVen.597 All is imaginary she doth prove; All is imaginarie she doth proue,


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Here, there, and where... what end whereto kl v iii 138 to prove upon thy heart whereto i speak / thou ...
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Frequently Encountered Words (FEW)... 131 [polonius to claudius] i would fain prove so ham iv vii 190 [laertes to claudius]...

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