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Search phrase: reflection

Plays

 8 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
CymbelineCym I.iii.29seen small reflection of her wit.seene small reflection of her wit.
CymbelineCym I.iii.30She shines not upon fools, lest the reflectionShe shines not vpon Fooles, least the reflection
Julius CaesarJC I.ii.52No, Cassius; for the eye sees not itselfNo Cassius: / For the eye sees not it selfe but by reflection,
Julius CaesarJC I.ii.53But by reflection, by some other things.By some other things.
Julius CaesarJC I.ii.68So well as by reflection, I, your glass,So well as by Reflection; I your Glasse,
King Edward IIIE3 II.i.120And thence the hot reflection doth reboundAnd thence the hot reflection doth rebounde,
MacbethMac I.ii.25As, whence the sun 'gins his reflection,As whence the Sunne 'gins his reflection,
Troilus and CressidaTC III.iii.99Nor feels not what he owes, but by reflection;Nor feeles not what he owes, but by reflection:

Glossary

 21 result(s).
adviceconsideration, reflection, deliberation
bethinkingreflection, rumination, considering
conscienceinternal reflection, inner voice, inmost thought
consideranceconsideration, reflection, thought
considerationmoody contemplation, deep reflection
considerationspiritual self-examination, meditation, personal reflection
consideringconsideration, reflection, brooding
counselprivate reflection, self-communing
counter-reflectreflection back again
meditancemeditation, reflection, contemplation
Narcissushandsome youth who fell in love with his own reflection in a pool; he pined away and was turned into a flower
Perseusson of Zeus and Danae; advised by Athene to look at the reflection in his shield when cutting off Medusa's head, thereby avoiding being turned to stone; associated with the winged horse released by her death
reboundreflection, return, echo
reflectionreturn, turning back, retrogression [at the spring equinox]
reflexreflection, image, shadow
sayingmaxim, reflection, precept
shadowreflection, reflected image
studyreflection, reverie, musing
surmisereflection, imagining, contemplation
thinkingthought, meditation, reflection
thoughtmelancholic reflection, anxiety, sorrow, worry

Thesaurus

 22 result(s).
internal reflectionconscience
melancholic reflectionthought
personal reflectionconsideration
private reflectioncounsel
reflectionbethinking
reflectionconsiderance
reflectionshadow
reflectionsaying
reflectionthinking
reflectionsurmise
reflectionconsidering
reflectionadvice
reflectionrebound
reflectionreflex
reflectionstudy
reflectionmeditance
reflection back againcounter-reflect
reflection, deepconsideration
reflection, internalconscience
reflection, melancholicthought
reflection, personalconsideration
reflection, privatecounsel

Themes and Topics

 2 result(s).
Swearing... swearing expressions this is chiefly a reflection of the range of characters in the plays ...
Classical mythology...some youth who fell in love with his own reflection in a pool he pined away and was turned ...
... danae advised by athene to look at the reflection in his shield when cutting off medusa&rs...
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