if you are searching for a compound word, note that it might appear in any of three ways, reflecting varied editorial practice: spaced ('house keeper'), solid ('housekeeper'), or hyphenated ('house-keeper')
or use Advanced Search

Search results

Search phrase: self

Plays

 91 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
All's Well That Ends WellAW II.i.123Our great self and our credit, to esteemOur great selfe and our credit, to esteeme
All's Well That Ends WellAW II.iv.32Did you find me in your self, sir, or were youDid you finde me in your selfe sir, or were you
All's Well That Ends WellAW IV.ii.10When your sweet self was got.When your sweet selfe was got.
Antony and CleopatraAC IV.xii.47Subdue my worthiest self. The witch shall die.Subdue my worthiest selfe: The Witch shall die,
Antony and CleopatraAC V.i.21Nor by a hired knife; but that self handNor by a hyred Knife, but that selfe-hand
The Comedy of ErrorsCE V.i.10'Tis so; and that self chain about his neck'Tis so: and that selfe chaine about his necke, 
CoriolanusCor II.ii.92Slew three opposers. Tarquin's self he met,Slew three Opposers: Tarquins selfe he met,
CoriolanusCor III.ii.138Away! The Tribunes do attend you. Arm yourselfAway, the Tribunes do attend you: arm your self
CymbelineCym I.ii.50As I my poor self did exchange for youAs I (my poore selfe) did exchange for you
CymbelineCym I.ii.86Leave us to ourselves, and make yourself some comfortLeaue vs to our selues, and make your self some comfort
CymbelineCym I.vii.122With tomboys hired with that self exhibitionWith Tomboyes hyr'd, with that selfe exhibition
CymbelineCym III.iv.159Woman it pretty self – into a waggish courage,Woman it pretty selfe) into a waggish courage,
HamletHam I.iii.78This above all: to thine own self be true,This aboue all; to thine owne selfe be true:
Henry IV Part 22H4 V.v.61That I have turned away my former self;That I haue turn'd away my former Selfe,
Henry VH5 I.i.1My lord, I'll tell you. That self bill is urgedMy Lord, Ile tell you, that selfe Bill is vrg'd,
Henry VH5 V.ii.293naked blind boy in her naked seeing self? It were, mynaked blinde Boy in her naked seeing selfe? It were (my
Henry VI Part 33H6 III.i.11In this self place where now we mean to stand.In this selfe-place, where now we meane to stand.
Henry VIIIH8 I.i.42Which action's self was tongue to. All was royal;Which Actions selfe, was tongue too. Buc. All wasRoyall,
Henry VIIIH8 II.ii.93Invited by your noble self, hath sentInuited by your Noble selfe, hath sent
Henry VIIIH8 III.ii.336.1So little of his great self.So little, of his great Selfe.
Henry VIIIH8 V.iii.120His royal self in judgement comes to hearHis Royall selfe in Iudgement comes to heare
Julius CaesarJC I.ii.94Think of this life; but for my single self,Thinke of this life: But for my single selfe,
Julius CaesarJC II.i.274That you unfold to me, your self, your half,That you vnfold to me, your selfe; your halfe
Julius CaesarJC II.i.282That appertain to you? Am I your selfThat appertaine to you? Am I your Selfe,
King Edward IIIE3 I.i.15Your gracious self, the flower of Europe's hope,Your gratious selfe the flower of Europes hope:
King Edward IIIE3 I.i.66And he himself will repossess the place.And hee him self will repossesse the place.
King Edward IIIE3 I.ii.100If that her self were by to stain herself,If that her selfe were by to staine herselfe,
King Edward IIIE3 I.ii.161Entreat thy self to stay a while with me.Intreat thy selfe to stay a while with mee.
King Edward IIIE3 II.i.213And tell thyself a king doth dote on thee;And tell thy self a King doth dote on thee,
King Edward IIIE3 II.i.257Shall die, my lord; and will your sacred selfShall die my Lord, and will your sacred selfe,
King Edward IIIE3 II.i.340Of love and duty 'twixt thyself and me.Ofloue and duetie twixt thy self and mee,
King Edward IIIE3 II.i.349Well may I tempt myself to wrong myself,Well may I tempt my self to wrong my self,
King Edward IIIE3 IV.iv.54And being all but one self instant strength,And being al but one selfe instant strength,
King Edward IIIE3 V.i.82Had but your gracious self been there in place.Had but your gratious selfe bin there in place,
King Edward IIIE3 V.i.109He was, my lord; and as my worthless selfHe was my Lord, and as my worthltsse selfe,
King JohnKJ V.vii.101And happily may your sweet self put onAnd happily may your sweet selfe put on
King LearKL I.i.69I am made of the self metal as my sisterI am made of that selfe-mettle as my Sister,
King LearKL IV.iii.34Else one self mate and make could not beget
Love's Labour's LostLLL II.i.151From reason's yielding, your fair self should makeFrom reasons yeelding, your faire selfe should make
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.i.108sweet self are good at such eruptions and suddensweet self are good at such eruptions, and sodaine
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.803My woeful self up in a mourning house,My wofull selfe vp in a mourning house,
MacbethMac III.i.78Our innocent self. This I made good to youour innocent selfe. / This I made good to you,
MacbethMac V.vi.109Who, as 'tis thought, by self and violent handsWho (as 'tis thought) by selfe and violent hands,
Measure for MeasureMM IV.iii.142Accuse him home and home. For my poor self,Accuse him home and home. For my poore selfe,
The Merchant of VeniceMV I.i.148To shoot another arrow that self wayTo shoote another arrow that selfe way
The Merchant of VeniceMV II.ix.18That comes to hazard for my worthless self.That comes to hazard for my worthlesse selfe.
The Merchant of VeniceMV V.i.245In each eye one. Swear by your double self,In each eye one, sweare by your double selfe,
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND I.i.113But, being overfull of self affairs,But being ouer-full of selfe-affaires,
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND I.ii.59You, Pyramus' father; myself, Thisbe's father;You, Pyramus father; my self, Thisbies father;
Much Ado About NothingMA II.iii.143railed at herself, that she should be so immodestraild at her self, that she should be so immodest
Much Ado About NothingMA V.i.87Content yourself. God knows I loved my niece;Content your self, God knows I lou'd my neece,
Much Ado About NothingMA V.ii.35and over as my poor self in love. Marry, I cannot showand ouer as my poore selfe in loue: marrie I cannot shew
OthelloOth I.ii.92The Duke's in council, and your noble selfThe Dukes in Counsell, and your Noble selfe,
OthelloOth III.iii.85To leave me but a little to my self.To leaue me but a little to my selfe.
PericlesPer I.i.116As your fair self, doth tune us otherwise.As your faire selfe, doth tune vs otherwise;
PericlesPer II.iv.37Soon fall to ruin, your noble self,Soone fall to ruine: your noble selfe,
Richard IIR2 III.ii.166Infusing him with self and vain conceit,Infusing him with selfe and vaine conceit,
Richard IIIR3 I.ii.80By circumstance to accuse thy cursed self.By circumstance, to curse thy cursed Selfe.
Richard IIIR3 I.iii.202Outlive thy glory, like my wretched self!Out-liue thy glory, like my wretched selfe:
Richard IIIR3 I.iii.239Thus have you breathed your curse against yourself.Thus haue you breath'd your Curse against your self.
Richard IIIR3 II.ii.151My other self, my counsel's consistory,My other selfe, my Counsailes Consistory,
Richard IIIR3 II.iv.63Blood to blood, self against self. O preposterousBlood to blood, selfe against selfe: O prepostorous
Richard IIIR3 III.i.63Where it seems best unto your royal self.Where it think'st best vnto your Royall selfe.
Richard IIIR3 III.ii.8First, he commends him to your noble self.First, he commends him to your Noble selfe.
Richard IIIR3 III.vii.130Your gracious self to take on you the chargeYour gracious selfe to take on you the charge
Richard IIIR3 III.vii.194Then, good my lord, take to your royal selfThen good, my Lord, take to your Royall selfe
Romeo and JulietRJ I.i.128Being one to many by my weary self,Being one too many by my weary selfe,
Romeo and JulietRJ II.ii.113Or, if thou wilt, swear by thy gracious self,Or if thou wilt sweare by thy gratious selfe,
The Taming of the ShrewTS II.i.1Good sister, wrong me not, nor wrong yourself,Good sister wrong me not, nor wrong your self,
The TempestTem I.ii.132.1Me and thy crying self.Me, and thy crying selfe.
Timon of AthensTim III.ii.45What a wicked beast was I to disfurnish myselfWhat a wicked Beast was I to disfurnish my self
Timon of AthensTim IV.ii.12Like empty purses picked. And his poor self,Like empty purses pickt; and his poore selfe
Timon of AthensTim IV.iii.221Thou hast cast away thyself, being like thyselfThou hast cast away thy selfe, being like thy self
Timon of AthensTim IV.iii.256Freely command, thou wouldst have plunged thyselfFreely command'st: thou would'st haue plung'd thy self
Timon of AthensTim IV.iii.339make thine own self the conquest of thy fury. Wert thoumake thine owne selfe the conquest of thy fury. Wert thou
Titus AndronicusTit IV.ii.122Of that self blood that first gave life to you,Of that selfe blood that first gaue life to you,
Troilus and CressidaTC III.ii.146I have a kind of self resides with you;I haue a kinde of selfe recides with you:
Troilus and CressidaTC III.ii.147But an unkind self, that itself will leaveBut an vnkinde selfe, that itselfe will leaue,
Troilus and CressidaTC IV.ii.25Go hang yourself, you naughty mocking uncle!Go hang your self, you naughty mocking Vnckle:
Twelfth NightTN I.i.40Her sweet perfections – with one self king!Her sweete perfections with one selfe king:
Twelfth NightTN II.v.24told me she did affect me; and I have heard herselftold me she did affect me, and I haue heard her self
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG II.i.159Herself hath taught her love himself to write unto her lover.Her self hath taught her Loue himself, to write vnto her louer.
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG III.i.173Is self from self – a deadly banishment.Is selfe from selfe. A deadly banishment:
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG III.i.226With them, upon her knees, her humble self,With them vpon her knees, her humble selfe,
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG IV.ii.120For since the substance of your perfect selfFor since the substance of your perfect selfe
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK I.iii.40Fought out together where death's self was lodged;Fought out together, where Deaths-selfe was lodgd,
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK II.i.263Thy false self and thy friend had but this fortuneThy false-selfe and thy friend, had but this fortune
The Winter's TaleWT I.ii.79Your precious self had then not crossed the eyesYour precious selfe had then not cross'd the eyes
The Winter's TaleWT I.ii.326To appoint my self in this vexation; sullyTo appoint my selfe in this vexation? / Sully
The Winter's TaleWT IV.iv.7O, pardon that I name them: your high self,(Oh pardon, that I name them:) your high selfe
The Winter's TaleWT IV.iv.520Your gracious self, embrace but my direction.Your gracious selfe; embrace but my direction,

Poems

 19 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
A Lover's ComplaintLC.76 Fresh to myself, If I had self applied Fresh to my selfe, if I had selfe applyed
A Lover's ComplaintLC.143 My woeful self that did in freedom stand, My wofull selfe that did in freedome stand,
The Phoenix and TurtlePhoen.38 That the self was not the same; That the selfe was not the same:
The Rape of LucreceLuc.1646 ‘ Mine enemy was strong, my poor self weak, Mine enemy was strong, my poore selfe weake,
The Rape of LucreceLuc.1819 Let my unsounded self, supposed a fool, Let my vnsounded selfe suppos'd a foole,
The Rape of LucreceLuc.1833 Since Rome herself in them doth stand disgraced – (Since Rome her self in thẽ doth stand disgraced,)
SonnetsSonn.1.8 Thyself thy foe, to thy sweet self too cruel. Thy selfe thy foe, to thy sweet selfe too cruell:
SonnetsSonn.4.10 Thou of thyself thy sweet self dost deceive. Thou of thy selfe thy sweet selfe dost deceaue,
SonnetsSonn.6.4 With beauty's treasure ere it be self killed. With beautits treasure ere it be selfe kil'd:
SonnetsSonn.10.13 Make thee another self, for love of me, Make thee an other selfe for loue of me,
SonnetsSonn.39.3 What can mine own praise to mine own self bring? What can mine owne praise to mine owne selfe bring;
SonnetsSonn.62.12 Self so self-loving were iniquity. Selfe, so selfe louing were iniquity,
SonnetsSonn.62.13 'Tis thee (my self) that for myself I praise, T'is thee (my selfe) that for my selfe I praise,
SonnetsSonn.73.8 Death's second self, that seals up all in rest. Deaths second selfe that seals vp all in rest.
SonnetsSonn.114.6 Such cherubins as your sweet self resemble, Such cherubines as your sweet selfe resemble,
SonnetsSonn.126.4 Thy lovers withering, as thy sweet self grow'st; Thy louers withering, as thy sweet selfe grow'st.
SonnetsSonn.133.6 And my next self thou harder hast engrossed: And my next selfe thou harder hast ingrossed,
SonnetsSonn.151.4 Lest guilty of my faults thy sweet self prove: Least guilty of my faults thy sweet selfe proue.
Venus and AdonisVen.d5 Honour seem but pleased, I account my self highly Honour seeme but pleased, I account my selfe highly

Glossary

 9 result(s).
geniusalter ego, second self
particularindividual person, self
presencegracious self, dignity as a person, personal position
selfsame, selfsame, identical, exact
selfa sole, one and the same, a single
self instantindividually present, self-contained
self-coveredself-concealing, with the self covered over
self-graciouscoming from one's own gracious self
virtuevirtuous self, honour, excellency

Thesaurus

 8 result(s).
coming from one's own gracious selfself-gracious
covered over, with the self self-covered
gracious selfpresence
second selfgenius
selfparticular
self, graciousself-gracious
self, secondgenius
virtuous selfvirtue

Words Families

 42 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
SELFBASICself adj, self n
SELFACTIONself-borne adj, self-breath n, self-danger n, self-doing n, self-drawing adj, self-example n, self-harming adj, self-mettle n, self-offence n, self-wrong n
SELFAPPEARANCEself-covered adj
SELFBIRTHself-born adj, self-mould n
SELFDEATHself-slaughter n, self-slaughtered adj
SELFEMOTIONself-endeared adj, self-love n, self-loving adj, self-loving n
SELFMINDself-abuse n, self-affected adj, self-explication n, self-sovereignty n, self-unable adj, self-willed adj
SELFSPEECHself-reproving n
SELFSTATEself-admission n, self-affrighted adj, self-assumption n, self-bounty n, self-charity n, self-comparison n, self-figured adj, self-glorious adj, self-gracious adj, self-misused adj, selfsame adj, self-subdued adj, self-trust n
UNABLEBASICsee SELF
SHAKESPEARE'S WORDS © 2020 DAVID CRYSTAL & BEN CRYSTAL