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Search phrase: seed

Plays

 7 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
HamletHam I.ii.136That grows to seed. Things rank and gross in natureThat growes to Seed: Things rank, and grosse in Nature
Henry IV Part 22H4 III.i.86Would of that seed grow to a greater falseness,Would of that Seed, grow to a greater falsenesse,
Henry VH5 II.iv.59Saw his heroical seed, and smiled to see him,Saw his Heroicall Seed, and smil'd to see him
King Edward IIIE3 IV.iv.138First bud we, then we blow, and after seed,First bud we, then we blow, and after seed,
Measure for MeasureMM I.ii.99They shall stand for seed. They had gone downThey shall stand for seed: they had gon down
The Merchant of VeniceMV II.ix.47From the true seed of honour, and how much honourFrom the true seede of honor? And how much honor
Troilus and CressidaTC IV.v.121A cousin-german to great Priam's seed;A cousen german to great Priams seede:

Glossary

 6 result(s).
fern-seedseed from the fern [thought to confer invisibility]
germenseed, life-forming elements
kernelseed, pip
SaturnRoman god of seed time and harvest
seedmature, yield fruit
seededrun to seed, seasoned, matured

Thesaurus

 6 result(s).
fern, seed from the fern-seed
run to seedseeded
seedgermen
seedkernel
seed from the fernfern-seed
seed, run toseeded

Themes and Topics

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Gods and goddesses... and leap' d with him roman god of seed time and harvest tellus per ...

Words Families

 11 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
SEEDBASICseed n, seeded adj, seedness n, PEOPLE, Mustardseed n, seedsman n
SEEDTYPEfern-seed n, hag-seed n, nettle-seed n
SEEDMALAPROPISMhempseed n, honeyseed n
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