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All's Well That Ends WellAW II.i.97His majesty seldom fears. I am Cressid's uncleHis Maiesty seldome feares, I am Cresseds Vncle,
All's Well That Ends WellAW III.vi.56service is seldom attributed to the true and exact performer,seruice is sildome attributed to the true and exact performer,
All's Well That Ends WellAW IV.v.81intelligence hath seldom failed.intelligence hath seldome fail'd.
Antony and CleopatraAC V.ii.247immortal. Those that do die of it do seldom or neverimmortall: those that doe dye of it, doe seldome or neuer
Henry IV Part 11H4 I.ii.204But when they seldom come, they wished-for come,But when they seldome come, they wisht-for come,
Henry IV Part 11H4 III.ii.46By being seldom seen, I could not stirBy being seldome seene, I could not stirre,
Henry IV Part 11H4 III.ii.58Seldom, but sumptuous, showed like a feast,Seldome but sumptuous, shewed like a Feast,
Henry IV Part 11H4 III.ii.80When it shines seldom in admiring eyes,When it shines seldome in admiring Eyes:
Henry IV Part 22H4 IV.iv.79'Tis seldom when the bee doth leave her comb'Tis seldome, when the Bee doth leaue her Combe
Henry VI Part 22H6 III.i.268For things are often spoke and seldom meant;For things are often spoke, and seldome meant,
Henry VI Part 22H6 III.i.301Men's flesh preserved so whole do seldom win.Mens flesh preseru'd so whole, doe seldome winne.
Henry VI Part 33H6 III.i.65A crown it is that seldom kings enjoy.A Crowne it is, that sildome Kings enioy.
Henry VI Part 33H6 IV.i.18Yet hasty marriage seldom proveth well.Yet hastie Marriage seldome proueth well.
Julius CaesarJC I.ii.204Seldom he smiles, and smiles in such a sortSeldome he smiles, and smiles in such a sort
Love's Labour's LostLLL II.i.214If my observation, which very seldom lies,If my obseruation (which very seldome lies
Measure for MeasureMM IV.ii.83This is a gentle provost; seldom whenThis is a gentle Prouost, sildome when
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW II.ii.98husband is seldom from home, but she hopes there willhusband is seldome from home, but she hopes there will
PericlesPer Chorus.II.28Where, when men been, there's seldom ease;Where when men been, there's seldome ease,
PericlesPer IV.ii.114you live as ye do makes pity in your lovers. Seldom butyou liue as yee doe, makes pittie in your Louers seldome, but
Richard IIR2 II.i.7Where words are scarce they are seldom spent in vain,Where words are scarse, they are seldome spent in vaine,
Richard IIIR3 II.iii.4Ill news, by'r Lady – seldom comes the better.Ill newes byrlady, seldome comes the better:
Richard IIIR3 III.i.11Seldom or never jumpeth with the heart.Seldome or neuer iumpeth with the heart.
The TempestTem II.i.198It seldom visits sorrow; when it doth,It sildome visits sorrow, when it doth,
Timon of AthensTim I.ii.224Thou art a soldier, therefore seldom rich.Thou art a Soldiour, therefore sildome rich,
Timon of AthensTim II.ii.145Not seldom, nor no slight checks, when I haveNot sildome, nor no slight checkes, when I haue
Timon of AthensTim II.ii.221Their blood is caked, 'tis cold, it seldom flows.Their blood is cak'd, 'tis cold, it sildome flowes,
Timon of AthensTim V.i.143Which now the public body, which doth seldomWhich now the publike Body, which doth sildome
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK II.i.3though it be for great ones, yet they seldom come;though it be for great ones, yet they seldome / Come;
The Winter's TaleWT IV.ii.37this intelligence: that he is seldom from the house of athis Intelligence, that he is seldome from the house of a
The Winter's TaleWT V.i.20.1Say so but seldom.Say so but seldome.


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The Rape of LucreceLuc.87 For unstained thoughts do seldom dream on evil; "For vnstaind thoughts do seldom dream on euill.
The Rape of LucreceLuc.633 Men's faults do seldom to themselves appear; Mens faults do seldome to themselues appeare,
The Rape of LucreceLuc.1574 Though woe be heavy, yet it seldom sleeps, Though wo be heauie, yet it seldome sleepes,
SonnetsSonn.52.4 For blunting the fine point of seldom pleasure. For blunting the fine point of seldome pleasure.
SonnetsSonn.52.6 Since, seldom coming in the long year set, Since sildom comming in the long yeare set,


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seldseldom, rarely
seldomrare, infrequent, uncommon


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Discourse markers...against him] now good now / say so but seldom please be so good as know’t...

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Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
SELDOMBASICseld adv, seldom adv