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Search phrase: rope

Plays

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PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
The Comedy of ErrorsCE IV.i.20Buy thou a rope, and bring it home to me.Buy thou a rope, and bring it home to me.
The Comedy of ErrorsCE IV.i.21I buy a thousand pound a year, I buy a rope.I buy a thousand pound a yeare, I buy a rope.
The Comedy of ErrorsCE IV.i.97Thou drunken slave, I sent thee for a rope,Thou drunken slaue, I sent thee for a rope,
The Comedy of ErrorsCE IV.iv.12Why, sir, I gave the money for the rope.Why sir, I gaue the Monie for the Rope.
The Comedy of ErrorsCE IV.iv.13Five hundred ducats, villain, for a rope?Fiue hundred Duckets villaine for a rope?
The Comedy of ErrorsCE IV.iv.89That I was sent for nothing but a rope.That I was sent for nothing but a rope.
Henry VI Part 11H6 I.iii.53Winchester goose! I cry a rope, a rope!Winchester Goose, I cry, a Rope, a Rope.
The Taming of the ShrewTS I.ii.110nothing; an he begin once, he'll rail in his rope-tricks.nothing; and he begin once, hee'l raile in his rope trickes.
The TempestTem I.i.23hand a rope more. Use your authority. If you cannot,hand a rope more, vse your authoritie: If you cannot,
The TempestTem I.i.31hanging. Make the rope of his destiny our cable, forhanging, make the rope of his destiny our cable, for

Glossary

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bolin[nautical] bow-line, rope for steadying a sail
bowling, bowline[nautical] rope which keeps the edge of a sail steady
cordhangman's rope
fasttype of cheating game [in which people bet on whether the end of a coiled rope is fastened or not]; not playing fairly
halterrope with a noose [for hanging]
halterrope, noose [for leading a beast]
rope[cry of derision, imitating a parrot's cry] hangman's rope, halter
tackledmade of rope

Thesaurus

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hangman's ropecord
hangman's ropehalter
hangman's rope [cry of derision]rope
ropehalter
rope steadying a sailbowling, bowline
rope with a noose [for hanging]halter
rope, hangman's [cry of derision]rope
rope, made oftackled
rope, sailshroud
sail ropebowling, bowline

Themes and Topics

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Exclamations...h6 i iii 53 winchester goose i cry a rope a...
... a rope derision contempt anger t...
Ships...ail bowling bowline tnk iv i 147 rope attached to the edge of a sail to keep ...

Words Families

 8 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
ROPEBASICrope n, ropery n, roping adj
ROPEACTIONdown-rope v, rope-tricks n
ROPEOBJECTrope-ladder n, wain-rope n
ROPEPEOPLEropemaker n
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