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Search phrase: sceptre

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All's Well That Ends WellAW II.i.192Ay, by my sceptre and my hopes of heaven.I by my Scepter, and my hopes of helpe.
Antony and CleopatraAC IV.xv.75To throw my sceptre at the injurious gods,To throw my Scepter at the iniurious Gods,
Antony and CleopatraAC V.ii.279Enter Iras with a robe, crown, sceptre, and other
CymbelineCym IV.ii.268The sceptre, learning, physic, mustThe Scepter, Learning, Physicke must,
Henry IV Part 11H4 II.iv.372this dagger my sceptre, and this cushion my crown.this Dagger my Scepter, and this Cushion my Crowne.
Henry IV Part 11H4 II.iv.374golden sceptre for a leaden dagger, and thy precious richGolden Scepter for a Leaden Dagger, and thy precious rich
Henry IV Part 11H4 III.ii.97Now by my sceptre, and my soul to boot,Now by my Scepter, and my Soule to boot,
Henry VH5 II.iv.27Her sceptre so fantastically borneHer Scepter so phantastically borne,
Henry VH5 IV.i.253'Tis not the balm, the sceptre, and the ball,'Tis not the Balme, the Scepter, and the Ball,
Henry VI Part 11H6 V.iii.118To put a golden sceptre in thy handTo put a Golden Scepter in thy hand,
Henry VI Part 22H6 I.i.243Nor hold the sceptre in his childish fist,Nor hold the Scepter in his childish Fist,
Henry VI Part 22H6 V.i.9Except a sword or sceptre balance it.Except a Sword or Scepter ballance it.
Henry VI Part 22H6 V.i.10A sceptre shall it have, have I a soul,A Scepter shall it haue, haue I a soule,
Henry VI Part 22H6 V.i.98And not to grace an awful princely sceptre.And not to grace an awefull Princely Scepter.
Henry VI Part 22H6 V.i.102Here is a hand to hold a sceptre up,Heere is a hand to hold a Scepter vp,
Henry VI Part 33H6 I.iv.17A sceptre or an earthly sepulchre!’A Scepter, or an Earthly Sepulchre.
Henry VI Part 33H6 II.i.153And wring the awful sceptre from his fist,And wring the awefull Scepter from his Fist,
Henry VI Part 33H6 III.i.16Thy place is filled, thy sceptre wrung from thee,Thy place is fill'd, thy Scepter wrung from thee,
Henry VI Part 33H6 IV.vi.73His hand to wield a sceptre, and himselfHis Hand to wield a Scepter, and himselfe
Henry VIIIH8 I.ii.135To make the sceptre his. These very wordsTo make the Scepter his. These very words
Henry VIIIH8 IV.i.37.116. Marquess Dorset, bearing a sceptre of gold, on his6 Marquesse Dorset, bearing a Scepter of Gold, on his
Henry VIIIH8 IV.i.38.1Who's that that bears the sceptre?Who's that that beares the Scepter?
King Edward IIIE3 III.iii.134Five hundred years has held the sceptre up.Fiue hundred yeeres hath helde the scepter vp,
King JohnKJ III.iv.135A sceptre snatched with an unruly handA Scepter snatch'd with an vnruly hand,
MacbethMac III.i.61And put a barren sceptre in my grip,And put a barren Scepter in my Gripe,
The Merchant of VeniceMV IV.i.187His sceptre shows the force of temporal power,His Scepter shewes the force of temporall power,
Richard IIR2 III.iii.80Can grip the sacred handle of our sceptreCan gripe the sacred Handle of our Scepter,
Richard IIR2 III.iii.151My sceptre for a palmer's walking-staff,My Scepter, for a Palmers walking Staffe,
Richard IIR2 IV.i.109Adopts thee heir, and his high sceptre yieldsAdopts thee Heire, and his high Scepter yeelds
Richard IIR2 IV.i.204And this unwieldy sceptre from my hand,And this vnwieldie Scepter from my Hand,
Titus AndronicusTit I.i.202But not a sceptre to control the world.But not a Scepter to controule the world,

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The Rape of LucreceLuc.217 Would with the sceptre straight be strucken down? Would with the scepter straight be strokẽ down?

Glossary

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macestaff of office, official sceptre

Thesaurus

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sceptre, officialmace

Words Families

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Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
SCEPTREBASICsceptre n, sceptred adj
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