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Plays

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CoriolanusCor III.ii.35.1Which I can scarcely bear.Which I can scarsely beare.
CymbelineCym III.vi.26But fear the sword like me, he'll scarcely look on't.But feare the Sword like me, hee'l scarsely looke on't.
HamletHam I.ii.29Who, impotent and bedrid, scarcely hearsWho Impotent and Bedrid, scarsely heares
HamletHam V.i.109scarcely lie in this box, and must th' inheritor himselfhardly lye in this Boxe; and must the Inheritor himselfe
Henry IV Part 22H4 IV.i.19West of this forest, scarcely off a mile,West of this Forrest, scarcely off a mile,
Henry VH5 II.ii.104As black and white, my eye will scarcely see it.As black and white, my eye will scarsely see it.
King LearKL I.ii.161the mischief of your person it would scarcely allay.the mischiefe of your person, it would scarsely alay.
King LearKL II.iv.265Which scarcely keeps thee warm. But for true need, – Which scarcely keepes thee warme, but for true need:
King LearKL III.vi.101We scarcely think our miseries our foes.
King LearKL V.iii.146Which, for they yet glance by and scarcely bruise,Which for they yet glance by, and scarely bruise,
MacbethMac I.v.34Who, almost dead for breath, had scarcely moreWho almost dead for breath, had scarcely more
MacbethMac IV.iii.127Scarcely have coveted what was mine own,Scarsely haue coueted what was mine owne.
Much Ado About NothingMA II.ii.37will scarcely believe this without trial; offer themwill scarcely beleeue this without triall: offer them
PericlesPer III.i.60Must cast thee, scarcely coffined, in the ooze,Must cast thee scarcly Coffind, in oare,
Richard IIIR3 I.iii.21To your good prayers will scarcely say amen.To your good prayer, will scarsely say, Amen.
Richard IIIR3 I.iv.178You scarcely have the hearts to tell me so,You scarsely haue the hearts to tell me so,
Richard IIIR3 II.iii.2I promise you, I scarcely know myself.Cit. I promise you, I scarsely know my selfe:
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK II.v.23And that, methinks, is not so well; nor scarcelyAnd that (me thinkes) is not so well; nor scarcely

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SonnetsSonn.49.6 And scarcely greet me with that sun thine eye, And scarcely greete me with that sunne thine eye,

Glossary

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faintlyhardly, scarcely, very slightly
scantscarcely, barely, hardly
scarcescarcely, hardly, barely, only just

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