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Search phrase: scruple

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 21 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
All's Well That Ends WellAW II.iii.220bate thee a scruple.bate thee a scruple.
CymbelineCym V.v.182Made scruple of his praise, and wagered with himMade scruple of his praise, and wager'd with him
HamletHam IV.iv.40Bestial oblivion, or some craven scruple
Henry IV Part 22H4 I.ii.131wise may make some dram of a scruple, or indeed awise may make some dram of a scruple, or indeede, a
Henry IV Part 22H4 I.ii.132scruple itself.scruple it selfe.
Henry VI Part 11H6 V.iii.93But there remains a scruple in that too;But there remaines a scruple in that too:
Henry VIIIH8 II.i.158To the good Queen, possessed him with a scrupleTo the good Queene, possest him with a scruple
Henry VIIIH8 II.ii.86Your scruple to the voice of Christendom.Your scruple to the voyce of Christendome:
Henry VIIIH8 II.iv.150Laid any scruple in your way which mightLaid any scruple in your way, which might
Henry VIIIH8 II.iv.171Scruple, and prick, on certain speeches utteredScruple, and pricke, on certaine Speeches vtter'd
Henry VIIIH8 IV.i.31The King's late scruple, by the main assentThe Kings late Scruple, by the maine assent
King JohnKJ II.i.370Our former scruple in our strong-barred gates;Our former scruple in our strong barr'd gates:
Measure for MeasureMM I.i.37The smallest scruple of her excellenceThe smallest scruple of her excellence,
Measure for MeasureMM I.i.64With any scruple. Your scope is as mine own,With any scruple: your scope is as mine owne,
The Merchant of VeniceMV IV.i.327Of one poor scruple, nay, if the scale do turnOf one poore scruple, nay if the scale doe turne
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW V.v.147and shoulders, and have given ourselves without scrupleand shoulders, and haue giuen our selues without scruple
Much Ado About NothingMA V.i.93And what they weigh, even to the utmost scrupleAnd what they weigh, euen to the vtmost scruple,
Troilus and CressidaTC IV.i.57Not making any scruple of her soilure,Not making any scruple of her soylure,
Troilus and CressidaTC IV.i.71A Grecian's life hath sunk; for every scrupleA Grecians life hath sunke: for euery scruple
Twelfth NightTN II.v.2Nay, I'll come. If I lose a scruple of this sport,Nay Ile come: if I loose a scruple of this sport,
Twelfth NightTN III.iv.79that no dram of a scruple, no scruple of a scruple, nothat no dramme of a scruple, no scruple of a scruple, no

Glossary

 7 result(s).
forcehesitate, scruple, care for
nicenesscoyness, fastidiousness, excessive scruple
respectscruple about, have qualms about
scruplescrupulousness, introspective doubt
scrupleobjection, difficulty, doubt
scruplesuspicion, misgiving, doubt
scrupletiny amount, last ounce

Thesaurus

 4 result(s).
excessive scrupleniceness
scrupleforce
scruplerespect
scruple, excessiveniceness

Words Families

 2 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
SCRUPLEBASICscruple n, scrupulous adj
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