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Search phrase: purple


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Antony and CleopatraAC II.ii.198Purple the sails, and so perfumed thatPurple the Sailes: and so perfumed that
Henry IV Part 11H4 III.iii.32that lived in purple: for there he is in his robes, burning,that liued in Purple; for there he is in his Robes burning,
Henry VI Part 33H6 I.iv.12With purple falchion, painted to the hiltWith Purple Faulchion, painted to the Hilt,
Henry VI Part 33H6 II.v.99The one his purple blood right well resembles;The one, his purple Blood right well resembles,
Henry VI Part 33H6 V.vi.64O, may such purple tears be alway shedO may such purple teares be alway shed
King Edward IIIE3 III.i.161Purple the sea, whose channel filled as fastPurple the Sea whose channel fild as fast,
King Edward IIIE3 V.i.29Did in the orient purple of the mornDid in the Orient purple of the morne,
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW V.v.70In emerald tufts, flowers purple, blue, and white,In Emrold-tuffes, Flowres purple, blew, and white,
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND I.ii.87beard, your orange-tawny beard, your purple-in-grainbeard, your orange tawnie beard, your purple in graine
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND II.i.167Before, milk-white; now purple with love's wound:Before, milke-white; now purple with loues wound,
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND III.i.162With purple grapes, green figs, and mulberries.With purple Grapes, greene Figs, and Mulberries,
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND III.ii.102Flower of this purple dye,Flower of this purple die,
PericlesPer IV.i.15The purple violets, and marigoldsthe purple Violets, and Marigolds,
Richard IIR2 III.iii.94The purple testament of bleeding war;The purple Testament of bleeding Warre;
Richard IIIR3 IV.iv.277The purple sap from her sweet brother's body,The purple sappe from her sweet Brothers body,
Romeo and JulietRJ I.i.85With purple fountains issuing from your veins!With purple Fountaines issuing from your Veines:
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK V.i.50Green Neptune into purple, whose approachGreene Nepture into purple.


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The Rape of LucreceLuc.1734 And from the purple fountain Brutus drew And from the purple fountaine BRVTVS drew
SonnetsSonn.99.3 If not from my love's breath? The purple pride If not from my loues breath, the purple pride,
Venus and AdonisVen.1054 With purple tears that his wound wept was drenched: With purple tears that his wound wept, had drẽcht.
Venus and AdonisVen.1168 A purple flower sprung up, chequered with white, A purple floure sproong vp, checkred with white,


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long purple[unclear meaning] probably a type of wild orchis
purplebright-red, blood-coloured, bloody


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Themes and Topics

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Plants...men’s fingers ham iv vii 171 long purple below dian’s bud mnd iv i 72...
... fairest’ (cym iv ii 201) long purple ham iv vii 169 possibly orchidacea...

Words Families

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Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
PURPLEBASICpurple adj, purple n, purpled adj
PURPLEAPPEARANCEpurple-coloured adj, purple-hued adj, purple-in-grain adj


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