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Search phrase: sand

Plays

 11 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
CymbelineCym V.v.120.2One sand anotherOne Sand another
Henry VH5 IV.i.95Even as men wrecked upon a sand, thatEuen as men wrackt vpon a Sand, that
Henry VI Part 22H6 IV.i.10Here shall they make their ransom on the sand,Heere shall they make their ransome on the sand,
Henry VI Part 33H6 V.iv.30Tread on the sand; why, there you quickly sink.Tread on the Sand, why there you quickly sinke,
King Edward IIIE3 I.i.29To be but dusty heaps of brittle sand.To be but dusty heapes, of brittile sande.
King Edward IIIE3 II.i.138And sand by sand print them in memory.And said, by said, print them in memorie,
King Edward IIIE3 IV.iv.46But if I stand to count them sand by sand,But if I stand to count them sand by sand
The Merchant of VeniceMV I.i.27And see my wealthy Andrew docked in sand,And see my wealthy Andrew docks in sand,
The Merchant of VeniceMV II.ii.68Alack, sir, I am sand-blind! I know you not.Alacke sir I am sand blinde, I know you not.
The Merchant of VeniceMV III.ii.84As stairs of sand, wear yet upon their chinsAs stayers of sand, weare yet vpon their chins
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG II.iv.168As twenty seas, if all their sand were pearl,As twenty Seas, if all their sand were pearle,

Glossary

 2 result(s).
sandgrain of sand
Sibylpriestess inspired by Apollo, her prophecies being written on leaves; Apollo granted her as many years of life as she could hold grains of sand in her hand

Thesaurus

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grain of sandsand
sand, grain ofsand

Themes and Topics

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Classical mythology...ears of life as she could hold grains of sand in her hand there were later said to be...

Words Families

 6 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
SANDBASICsand n, sandy adj
SANDCOLOURsanded adj
SANDDISEASEsand-blind adj
SANDSTATEsandy-bottomed adj
SANDYBASICsee SAND
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