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 57 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
As You Like ItAYL I.i.57throat till this other had pulled out thy tongue for sayingthroat, till this other had puld out thy tongue for saying
As You Like ItAYL V.i.4gentleman's saying.gentlemans saying.
As You Like ItAYL V.i.30a saying: ‘ The fool doth think he is wise, but the wisea saying: The Foole doth thinke he is wise, but the wiseman
As You Like ItAYL V.iii.11or spitting, or saying we are hoarse, which are theor spitting, or saying we are hoarse, which are the
The Comedy of ErrorsCE V.i.275Denies that saying. (to Dromio of Ephesus) Sirrah, what say you?Denies that saying. Sirra, what say you? 
CoriolanusCor II.i.85saying Martius is proud; who, in a cheap estimation, issaying, Martius is proud: who in a cheape estimation, is
CoriolanusCor III.iii.93.1To have't with saying ‘ Good morrow.’To haue't with saying, Good morrow.
HamletHam I.iii.27May give his saying deed; which is no furtherMay giue his saying deed: which is no further,
Henry IV Part 11H4 III.iii.127Thou art an unjust man in saying so, thou orThou art vniust man in saying so; thou, or
Henry IV Part 22H4 II.i.98people, saying that ere long they should call me madam?people, saying, that ere long they should call me Madam?
Henry VH5 I.ii.166But there's a saying very old and true:But there's a saying very old and true,
Henry VH5 III.v.34Saying our grace is only in our heels,Saying, our Grace is onely in our Heeles,
Henry VH5 IV.i.197'tis a foolish saying.'tis a foolish saying.
Henry VH5 IV.iv.67heart; but the saying is true, ‘ The empty vessel makesheart: but the saying is true, The empty vessel makes
Henry VI Part 11H6 IV.i.92Saying the sanguine colour of the leavesSaying, the sanguine colour of the Leaues
Henry VI Part 22H6 I.iii.25Horner, for saying that the Duke of York was rightfulHorner, for saying, / That the Duke of Yorke was rightfull
Henry VI Part 33H6 III.ii.139Saying he'll lade it dry to have his way;Saying, hee'le lade it dry, to haue his way:
Henry VIIIH8 III.ii.152.1With my well saying!With my well saying.
Julius CaesarJC V.v.59That thou hast proved Lucilius' saying true.That thou hast prou'd Lucillius saying true.
King JohnKJ III.i.28That give you cause to prove my saying true.That giue you cause to proue my saying true.
King JohnKJ IV.i.48Saying, ‘ What lack you?’, and ‘ Where lies your grief?’,Saying, what lacke you? and where lies your greefe?
Love's Labour's LostLLL I.ii.19How mean you, sir? I pretty and my saying apt, orHow meane you sir, I pretty, and my saying apt? or
Love's Labour's LostLLL I.ii.20I apt and my saying pretty?I apt, and my saying prettie?
Love's Labour's LostLLL III.i.104By saying that a costard was broken in a shin.By saying that a Costard was broken in a shin.
Love's Labour's LostLLL IV.i.120Shall I come upon thee with an old saying thatShall I come vpon thee with an old saying, that
MacbethMac IV.ii.38My father is not dead, for all your saying.My Father is not dead for all your saying.
The Merchant of VeniceMV I.i.97For saying nothing, when, I am very sureFor saying nothing; when I am verie sure
The Merchant of VeniceMV I.iii.15Ho no, no, no, no! My meaning in saying heHo no, no, no, no: my meaning in saying he
The Merchant of VeniceMV II.ii.3tempts me, saying to me ‘ Gobbo, Launcelot Gobbo,tempts me, saying to me, Iobbe, Launcelet Iobbe,
The Merchant of VeniceMV II.ii.180Nay more, while grace is saying hood mine eyesNay more, while grace is saying hood mine eyes
The Merchant of VeniceMV II.vii.36Let's see once more this saying graved in gold:Let's see once more this saying grau'd in gold.
The Merchant of VeniceMV II.ix.82The ancient saying is no heresy:The ancient saying is no heresie,
The Merchant of VeniceMV III.ii.229He did entreat me past all saying nayHe did intreate mee past all saying nay
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND III.i.35must speak through, saying thus, or to the same defect:must speake through, saying thus, or to the same defect;
Much Ado About NothingMA I.i.284Saying I liked her ere I went to wars.Saying I lik'd her ere I went to warres.
Much Ado About NothingMA II.i.214If their singing answer your saying, by myIf their singing answer your saying, by my
Much Ado About NothingMA IV.i.305saying!saying.
PericlesPer II.iii.96I will not have excuse with saying this:I will not haue excuse with saying this,
PericlesPer IV.vi.138saying his prayers too.saying his prayers too.
Richard IIR2 V.iii.133Twice saying pardon doth not pardon twain,Twice saying Pardon, doth not pardon twaine,
Richard IIIR3 II.iv.16Good faith, good faith, the saying did not holdGood faith, good faith, the saying did not hold
Richard IIIR3 III.v.76Only for saying he would make his sonOnely for saying, he would make his Sonne
Richard IIIR3 III.vii.237In saying so you shall but say the truth.In saying so, you shall but say the truth.
Romeo and JulietRJ I.ii.7But saying o'er what I have said before:But saying ore what I haue said before,
Timon of AthensTim V.i.25and simpler kind of people the deed of saying is quiteand simpler kinde of people, / The deede of Saying is quite
Titus AndronicusTit V.i.122Ay, like a black dog, as the saying is.I, like a blacke Dogge, as the saying is.
Troilus and CressidaTC I.i.62But, saying thus, instead of oil and balm,But saying thus, instead of Oyle and Balme,
Troilus and CressidaTC III.iii.249that he raves in saying nothing.that he raues in saying nothing.
Troilus and CressidaTC IV.iv.14embrace too. ‘ O heart,’ as the goodly saying is – embrace too: oh hart, as the goodly saying is;
Twelfth NightTN I.ii.18For saying so, there's gold.For saying so, there's Gold:
Twelfth NightTN I.v.9saying was born, of ‘ I fear no colours.’saying was borne, of I feare no colours.
Twelfth NightTN II.v.69Saying, Cousin Toby, my fortunes havingSaying, Cosine Toby, my Fortunes hauing
Twelfth NightTN V.i.35saying is, the third pays for all; the triplex, sir, is a goodsaying is, the third payes for all: the triplex sir, is a good
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG V.ii.11But pearls are fair; and the old saying is:But Pearles are faire; and the old saying is,
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG V.iv.168What mean you by that saying?What meane you by that saying?
The Winter's TaleWT II.i.63And I'll be sworn you would believe my saying,And Ile be sworne you would beleeue my saying,
The Winter's TaleWT III.ii.57Through 'tis a saying, sir, not due to me.Though 'tis a saying (Sir) not due to me.

Poems

 2 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
The Rape of LucreceLuc.1529 Saying, some shape in Sinon's was abused: Saying, some shape in SINONS was abus'd,
SonnetsSonn.145.14 And saved my life saying, not you. And sau'd my life saying not you.

Glossary

 9 result(s).
adageproverb, saying, maxim
mumsilent, mute, saying nothing
sawwise saying, platitude, maxim
sayingmaxim, reflection, precept
sayingpromising, affirmation, assertion
sentencemaxim, wise saying, precept
similecomparison, observation, saying
unhallowedwithout saying prayers, without devotion
wordmaxim, saying, adage, motto

Thesaurus

 10 result(s).
nothing, sayingmum
prayers, without saying unhallowed
sayingadage
sayingword
sayingsimile
saying nothingmum
saying, wisesentence
saying, wisesaw
wise sayingsaw
wise sayingsentence

Themes and Topics

 1 result(s).
Discourse markers...ust his word after come ’tis a foolish saying come on come off it may yo...
...er speech as in modern english (such as saying take that before a blow) item...
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