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 78 result(s).
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All's Well That Ends WellAW V.iii.107Confess 'twas hers, and by what rough enforcementConfesse 'twas hers, and by what rough enforcement
As You Like ItAYL I.ii.229My father's rough and envious dispositionMy Fathers rough and enuious disposition
As You Like ItAYL II.v.8But winter and rough weather.But Winter and rough Weather.
As You Like ItAYL II.v.42But winter and rough weather.
The Comedy of ErrorsCE IV.ii.35A fiend, a fairy, pitiless and rough; A Feind, a Fairie, pittilesse and ruffe:
The Comedy of ErrorsCE V.i.58.2Ay, but not rough enough.I but not rough enough. 
The Comedy of ErrorsCE V.i.88When he demeaned himself rough, rude, and wildly.When he demean'd himselfe, rough, rude, and wildly,
CoriolanusCor III.ii.25Come, come, you have been too rough, something too rough.Come, come, you haue bin too rough, somthing too rough:
CoriolanusCor V.vi.26But to be rough, unswayable and free.But to be rough, vnswayable, and free.
CymbelineCym IV.i.20angry for my so rough usage: but my mother, havingangry for my so rough vsage: but my Mother hauing
CymbelineCym IV.ii.173Not wagging his sweet head; and yet, as roughNot wagging his sweet head; and yet, as rough
Henry IV Part 22H4 II.i.81widow to so rough a course to come by her own?Widdowe to so rough a course, to come by her owne?
Henry IV Part 22H4 II.iii.2Give even way unto my rough affairs;Giue an euen way vnto my rough Affaires:
Henry IV Part 22H4 IV.i.72By the rough torrent of occasion,By the rough Torrent of Occasion,
Henry IV Part 22H4 IV.i.192We shall be winnowed with so rough a windWee shall be winnowed with so rough a winde,
Henry VH5 III.iii.11And the fleshed soldier, rough and hard of heart,And the flesh'd Souldier, rough and hard of heart,
Henry VH5 III.vii.144the mastiffs in robustious and rough coming on,the Mastiffes, in robustious and rough comming on,
Henry VH5 V.ii.52But hateful docks, rough thistles, kecksies, burs,But hatefull Docks, rough Thistles, Keksyes, Burres,
Henry VH5 V.ii.282Our tongue is rough, coz, and my conditionOur Tongue is rough, Coze, and my Condition
Henry VH5 Epil.chorus.1Thus far, with rough and all-unable pen,Thus farre with rough, and all-vnable Pen,
Henry VI Part 11H6 IV.vii.8Rough deeds of rage and stern impatience;Rough deeds of Rage, and sterne Impatience:
Henry VI Part 11H6 V.iii.71Confounds the tongue and makes the senses rough.'Confounds the tongue, and makes the senses rough.
Henry VI Part 22H6 III.ii.175His well-proportioned beard made rough and rugged,His well proportion'd Beard, made ruffe and rugged,
Henry VI Part 22H6 IV.i.123Suffolk's imperial tongue is stern and rough,Suffolkes Imperiall tongue is sterne and rough:
Henry VI Part 22H6 IV.ix.44In any case, be not too rough in terms,In any case, be not to rough in termes,
Henry VI Part 33H6 I.iv.27Come, bloody Clifford, rough Northumberland,Come bloody Clifford, rough Northumberland,
Henry VI Part 33H6 I.iv.142Thou stern, obdurate, flinty, rough, remorseless.Thou, sterne, obdurate, flintie, rough, remorselesse.
Henry VI Part 33H6 II.i.63Of sweet young Rutland, by rough Clifford slain;Of sweet young Rutland, by rough Clifford slaine:
Henry VI Part 33H6 V.iv.22But keep our course, though the rough wind say no,But keepe our Course (though the rough Winde say no)
Henry VIIIH8 I.ii.75'Tis but the fate of place, and the rough brake'Tis but the fate of Place, and the rough Brake
King Edward IIIE3 I.i.96From whence we'll shake him with so rough a stormFrom whence wele shake him with so rough a storme,
King Edward IIIE3 I.ii.9Or forced by rough insulting barbarism;Or forst by rough insulting barbarisme:
King Edward IIIE3 IV.iv.34Is governed by the rough Chattillon.Is gouernd by the rough Chattillion,
King JohnKJ III.i.104The grappling vigour and rough frown of warThe grapling vigor, and rough frowne of Warre
King JohnKJ IV.i.75Alas, what need you be so boisterous-rough?Alas, what neede you be so boistrous rough?
King LearKL I.ii.130that it follows I am rough and lecherous. Fut! I shouldthat it followes, I am rough and Leacherous. I should
King LearKL III.iv.2The tyranny of the open night's too roughThe tirrany of the open night's too rough
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.306And their rough carriage so ridiculous,And their rough carriage so ridiculous,
MacbethMac II.iii.58.2'Twas a rough night.'Twas a rough Night.
The Merchant of VeniceMV III.ii.204And swearing till my very roof was dryAnd swearing till my very rough was dry
The Merchant of VeniceMV IV.i.31From brassy bosoms and rough hearts of flint,From brassie bosomes, and rough hearts of flints,
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW I.i.278cannot abide 'em – they are very ill-favoured roughcannot abide 'em, they are very ill-fauour'd rough
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND III.i.62him have some plaster, or some loam, or some roughcasthim haue some Plaster, or some Lome, or some rough cast
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND V.i.119He hath rid his prologue like a rough colt; heHe hath rid his Prologue, like a rough Colt: he
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND V.i.218When Lion rough in wildest rage doth roar.When Lion rough in wildest rage doth roare.
OthelloOth I.iii.140Rough quarries, rocks, and hills whose heads touch heaven,Rough Quarries, Rocks, Hills, whose head touch heauen,
PericlesPer II.i.132Till the rough seas, that spares not any man,Till the rough Seas, that spares not any man,
PericlesPer II.i.150we that made up this garment through the rough seamswee that made vp this Garment through the rough seames
PericlesPer II.iii.84Was by the rough seas reft of ships and men,Was by the rough Seas reft of Ships and men,
PericlesPer III.ii.77For look how fresh she looks. They were too roughfor looke how fresh she looks. / They were too rough,
PericlesPer III.ii.87The rough and woeful music that we have,the rough and / Wofull Musick that we haue,
Richard IIR2 I.i.106To me for justice and rough chastisement.To me for iustice, and rough chasticement:
Richard IIR2 II.i.156We must supplant those rough rug-headed kernsWe must supplant those rough rug-headed Kernes,
Richard IIR2 II.iii.4These high wild hills and rough uneven waysThese high wilde hilles, and rough vneeuen waies,
Richard IIR2 III.ii.54Not all the water in the rough rude seaNot all the Water in the rough rude Sea
Richard IIIR3 IV.i.100Rough cradle for such little pretty ones!Rough Cradle for such little prettie ones,
Romeo and JulietRJ I.i.170Should be so tyrannous and rough in proof!Should be so tyrannous and rough in proofe.
Romeo and JulietRJ I.iv.25Is love a tender thing? It is too rough,Is loue a tender thing? it is too rough,
Romeo and JulietRJ I.iv.27If love be rough with you, be rough with love.If loue be rough with you, be rough with loue,
Romeo and JulietRJ I.v.96To smooth that rough touch with a tender kiss.To smooth that rough touch, with a tender kisse.
The Taming of the ShrewTS I.i.55To cart her rather. She's too rough for me.To cart her rather. She's to rough for mee,
The Taming of the ShrewTS I.ii.72Affection's edge in me, were she as roughAffections edge in me. Were she is as rough
The Taming of the ShrewTS II.i.137For I am rough and woo not like a babe.For I am rough, and woo not like a babe.
The Taming of the ShrewTS II.i.237'Twas told me you were rough, and coy, and sullen,'Twas told me you were rough, and coy, and sullen,
The TempestTem II.i.254Be rough and razorable; she that from whomBe rough, and Razor-able: She that from whom
The TempestTem V.i.50By my so potent art. But this rough magicBy my so potent Art. But this rough Magicke
Timon of AthensTim I.i.44I have in this rough work shaped out a manI haue in this rough worke, shap'd out a man
Timon of AthensTim IV.iii.445The laws, your curb and whip, in their rough powerThe Lawes, your curbe and whip, in their rough power
Twelfth NightTN III.iii.11Rough and unhospitable. My willing love,Rough, and vnhospitable. My willing loue,
Twelfth NightTN III.iv.111is rough, and will not be roughly used.is rough, and will not be roughly vs'd.
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG II.iv.161And make rough winter everlastingly.And make rough winter euerlastingly.
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK II.iv.47This afternoon to ride; but 'tis a rough one.This after noone to ride, but tis a rough one.
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK III.i.102You love me not; be rough with me, and pourYou love me not, be rough with me, and powre
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK V.iv.72Of boisterous and rough jadery to dis-seatOf boystrous and rough Iadrie, to dis-seate
The Winter's TaleWT I.ii.128Thou want'st a rough pash and the shoots that I haveThou want'st a rough pash, & the shoots that I haue
The Winter's TaleWT III.iii.54A lullaby too rough: I never sawA lullabie too rough: I neuer saw
The Winter's TaleWT IV.iv.327but they themselves are o'th' mind, if it be not too roughbut they themselues are o'th' minde (if it bee not too rough
The Winter's TaleWT IV.iv.717A lie: you are rough and hairy. Let me haveA Lye; you are rough, and hayrie: Let me haue


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The Rape of LucreceLuc.545 To the rough beast that knows no gentle right, To the rough beast, that knowes no gentle right,
The Rape of LucreceLuc.1255 But chide rough winter that the flower hath killed; But chide rough winter that the flowre hath kild,
SonnetsSonn.18.3 Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May, Rough windes do shake the darling buds of Maie,
Venus and AdonisVen.237 Round rising hillocks, brakes obscure and rough, Round rising hillocks, brakes obscure, and rough,
Venus and AdonisVen.884 But the blunt boar, rough bear, or lion proud, But the blunt boare, rough beare, or lyon proud,


 32 result(s).
bluntrough, unrefined, uncivilized
bluntrough, harsh, unsparing
blusterstorm, tempest, rough blast
blusterousblustery, rough, stormy
boisterouspainful, hurtful, rough on the feelings
buckram, buckromrough cloth, coarse linen
choppychapped, cracked, rough
churlishviolent, rough, harsh
coarserough, unrefined
foulharsh, rough, hard
friezetype of rough woollen cloth
gentlesmooth-flowing, not rough or rapid
high-wroughtextremely rough, highly turbulent
leather-coatrusset apple [with a rough skin]
raggedrough, harsh
roughdifficult to manage, not thoroughly trained
roughinadequate, dull, lacking grace
roughviolent, harsh, cruel
roughhairy, shaggy
roughimperfect, unpolished, untidy
rougharbitrary, severe, strong
rough-hewhew roughly, give rough shape to
ruderough, wild, harsh-looking
rude-growingspreading rough and wild
rudelyviolent, rough, harsh
rudenessrough manner, uncouth behaviour
russetreddish-brown [the colour of a rough cloth once worn by country people]
savageuncultivated, wild, rough
scamblingcontentious, rough, quarrelsome, turbulent
shagshaggy, with long rough hair
sterncoarse, rough, rugged
woollensleep in rough blankets


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blankets, sleep in rough woollen
blast, roughbluster
cloth, roughfrieze
cloth, roughbuckram, buckrom
feelings, rough on theboisterous
hair, with long rough shag
manner, roughrudeness
rough and wild, spreading rude-growing
rough clothbuckram, buckrom
rough mannerrudeness
rough shape, giverough-hew
rough, extremelyhigh-wrought
rough, notgentle
shape, give roughrough-hew
sleep in rough blanketswoollen
spreading rough and wildrude-growing

Themes and Topics

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Abbreviations...age tem v i 51 [prospero alone] this rough magic / i here abjure  the ‘himself/her...
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Words Families

 9 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
ROUGHBASICrough adj, roughly adv, roughness n
ROUGHACTIONboisterous-rough adj, rough-hew v
ROUGHOBJECTroughcast n
ROUGHNOT unroughrough-grown adj