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 127 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
All's Well That Ends WellAW I.i.221That weigh their pains in sense, and do supposeThat weigh their paines in sence, and do suppose
All's Well That Ends WellAW I.iii.106stranger sense. Her matter was, she loved your son.stranger sence, her matter was, shee loued your Sonne;
All's Well That Ends WellAW I.iii.167Your salt tears' head. Now to all sense 'tis gross:Your salt teares head, now to all sence 'tis grosse:
All's Well That Ends WellAW II.i.124A senseless help, when help past sense we deem.A sencelesse helpe, when helpe past sence we deeme.
All's Well That Ends WellAW II.i.178In common sense, sense saves another way.In common sence, sence saues another way:
All's Well That Ends WellAW II.iii.47And with this healthful hand, whose banished senseAnd with this healthfull hand whose banisht sence
All's Well That Ends WellAW III.iv.39Is dearest to me I have no skill in senseIs deerest to me, I haue no skill in sence
All's Well That Ends WellAW V.iii.3As mad in folly, lacked the sense to knowAs mad in folly, lack'd the sence to know
Antony and CleopatraAC II.ii.217A strange invisible perfume hits the senseA strange inuisible perfume hits the sense
Antony and CleopatraAC II.vii.105Till that the conquering wine hath steeped our senseTill that the conquering Wine hath steep't our sense,
Antony and CleopatraAC IV.ii.39You take me in too dolorous a sense,You take me in too dolorous a sense,
The Comedy of ErrorsCE II.i.22Indued with intellectual sense and souls,Indued with intellectuall sence and soules, 
The Comedy of ErrorsCE IV.iv.46Establish him in his true sense again,Establish him in his true sence againe,
CoriolanusCor II.ii.114His ready sense, then straight his doubled spiritHis readie sence: then straight his doubled spirit
CymbelineCym I.ii.49While sense can keep it on: And sweetest, fairest,While sense can keepe it on: And sweetest, fairest,
CymbelineCym I.vi.37Will stupefy and dull the sense awhile;Will stupifie and dull the Sense a-while,
CymbelineCym II.ii.11The crickets sing, and man's o'erlaboured senseThe Crickets sing, and mans ore-labor'd sense
CymbelineCym II.ii.32And be her sense but as a monument,And be her Sense but as a Monument,
CymbelineCym III.ii.59To th' smothering of the sense – how far it isTo'th'smothering of the Sense) how farre it is
CymbelineCym V.iv.149As sense cannot untie. Be what it is,As sense cannot vntye. Be what it is,
CymbelineCym V.v.432Is so from sense in hardness, that I canIs so from sense in hardnesse, that I can
HamletHam I.ii.99As any the most vulgar thing to sense,As any the most vulgar thing to sence,
HamletHam III.iv.39That it be proof and bulwark against sense.That it is proofe and bulwarke against Sense.
HamletHam III.iv.72Would step from this to this? Sense sure you have,Would step from this, to this?
HamletHam III.iv.73Else could you not have motion. But sure that sense
HamletHam III.iv.75Nor sense to ecstasy was ne'er so thralled
HamletHam III.iv.81Or but a sickly part of one true sense
HamletHam III.iv.162That monster custom, who all sense doth eat,
HamletHam III.iv.193No, in despite of sense and secrecy,No in despight of Sense and Secrecie,
HamletHam IV.iii.61As my great power thereof may give thee sense,As my great power thereof may giue thee sense,
HamletHam IV.v.7That carry but half sense. Her speech is nothing.That carry but halfe sense: Her speech is nothing,
HamletHam IV.v.157Burn out the sense and virtue of mine eye!Burne out the Sence and Vertue of mine eye.
HamletHam V.i.70hath the daintier sense.hath the daintier sense.
HamletHam V.i.244Whose wicked deed thy most ingenious senseWhose wicked deed, thy most Ingenious sence
Henry IV Part 22H4 IV.ii.33The time misordered doth, in common sense,The Time (mis-order'd) doth in common sence
Henry IV Part 22H4 IV.v.158I spake unto this crown as having sense,I spake vnto the Crowne (as hauing sense)
Henry VH5 IV.i.228Of every fool, whose sense no more can feelof euery foole, whose sence / No more can feele,
Henry VH5 IV.i.284The sense of reckoning, if th' opposed numbersThe sence of reckning of th'opposed numbers:
Henry VI Part 22H6 III.i.186He'll wrest the sense and hold us here all day.Hee'le wrest the sence, and hold vs here all day.
Henry VI Part 33H6 III.ii.60Ay, but I fear me in another sense.I, but I feare me in another sence.
King JohnKJ IV.i.93Any annoyance in that precious sense.Any annoyance in that precious sense:
King LearKL I.i.74Which the most precious square of sense possesses,Which the most precious square of sense professes,
King LearKL I.iv.298Pierce every sense about thee! – Old fond eyes,Pierce euerie sense about thee. Old fond eyes,
King LearKL IV.iv.9In the restoring his bereaved sense?In the restoring his bereaued Sense;
King LearKL IV.vi.81The safer sense will ne'er accommodateThe safer sense will ne're accommodate
King LearKL IV.vi.278The King is mad; how stiff is my vile sense,The King is mad: / How stiffe is my vilde sense
Love's Labour's LostLLL I.i.57Things hid and barred, you mean, from common sense?Things hid & bard (you meane) frõ cõmon sense.
Love's Labour's LostLLL I.i.64When mistresses from common sense are hid;When Mistresses from common sense are hid.
Love's Labour's LostLLL II.i.226All senses to that sense did make their repair,All sences to that sence did make their repaire,
Love's Labour's LostLLL III.i.1Warble, child: make passionate my sense ofWarble childe, make passionate my sense of
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.259Above the sense of sense, so sensibleAboue the sense of sence so sensible:
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.661device. Sweet royalty, bestow on me the sense ofdeuice; / Sweet Royaltie bestow on me the sence of
MacbethMac V.i.25Ay, but their sense are shut.I, but their sense are shut.
MacbethMac V.vi.59That palter with us in a double sense,That palter with vs in a double sence,
Measure for MeasureMM I.iv.59The wanton stings and motions of the sense,The wanton stings, and motions of the sence;
Measure for MeasureMM I.iv.65Under whose heavy sense your brother's lifeVnder whose heauy sence, your brothers life
Measure for MeasureMM II.i.208you, so that, in the beastliest sense, you are Pompey theyou, so that in the beastliest sence, you are Pompey the
Measure for MeasureMM II.ii.142Such sense that my sense breeds with it. Fare you well.That my Sence breeds with it; fare you well.
Measure for MeasureMM II.ii.169That modesty may more betray our senseThat Modesty may more betray our Sence
Measure for MeasureMM II.iv.74Your sense pursues not mine. Either you are ignorant,Your sence pursues not mine: either you are ignorant,
Measure for MeasureMM III.i.81The sense of death is most in apprehension,The sence of death is most in apprehension,
Measure for MeasureMM IV.iv.27Save that his riotous youth with dangerous senseSaue that his riotous youth with dangerous sense
Measure for MeasureMM V.i.47She speaks this in th' infirmity of sense.She speakes this, in th' infirmity of sence.
Measure for MeasureMM V.i.61Her madness hath the oddest frame of sense,Her madnesse hath the oddest frame of sense,
Measure for MeasureMM V.i.224As there is sense in truth and truth in virtue,As there is sence in truth, and truth in vertue,
Measure for MeasureMM V.i.430Against all sense you do importune her.Against all sence you doe importune her,
The Merchant of VeniceMV V.i.136You should in all sense be much bound to him,You should in all sence be much bound to him,
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW II.i.118Believe it, Page; he speaks sense.Beleeue it (Page) he speakes sence.
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND II.ii.51O, take the sense, sweet, of my innocence!O take the sence sweet, of my innocence,
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND III.ii.27Their sense thus weak, lost with their fears thus strong,Their sense thus weake, lost with their feares thus strong,
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND III.ii.179Wherein it doth impair the seeing senseWherein it doth impaire the seeing sense,
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND IV.i.81Than common sleep of all these five the sense.Then common sleepe; of all these, fine the sense.
Much Ado About NothingMA V.ii.52sense, so forcible is thy wit. But I must tell thee plainly,sence, so forcible is thy wit, but I must tell thee plainely,
OthelloOth I.i.132That from the sense of all civilityThat from the sence of all Ciuilitie,
OthelloOth I.ii.64For I'll refer me to all things of sense,For Ile referre me to all things of sense,
OthelloOth I.ii.72Judge me the world, if 'tis not gross in senseIudge me the world, if 'tis not grosse in sense,
OthelloOth I.iii.12.1In fearful sense.In fearefull sense.
OthelloOth I.iii.63Being not deficient, blind, or lame of sense,(Being not deficient, blind, or lame of sense,)
OthelloOth I.iii.69After your own sense, yea, though our proper sonAfter your owne sense: yea, though our proper Son
OthelloOth II.i.71As having sense of beauty, do omitAs hauing sence of Beautie, do omit
OthelloOth II.iii.161Have you forgot all sense of place and duty?Haue you forgot all place of sense and dutie?
OthelloOth II.iii.260some bodily wound: there is more sense in thatsome bodily wound; there is more sence in that
OthelloOth III.iii.335What sense had I of her stolen hours of lust?What sense had I, in her stolne houres of Lust?
OthelloOth III.iii.371Are you a man? Have you a soul? Or sense?Are you a Man? Haue you a Soule? or Sense?
OthelloOth III.iv.143Our other healthful members even to that senseOur other healthfull members, euen to a sense
OthelloOth IV.ii.68That the sense aches at thee, would thou hadst ne'er been born!That the Sense akes at thee, / Would thou had'st neuer bin borne.
OthelloOth IV.ii.153Or that mine eyes, mine ears, or any senseOr that mine Eyes, mine Eares, or any Sence
OthelloOth IV.iii.93Their wives have sense like them: they see and smell,Their wiues haue sense like them: They see, and smell,
OthelloOth V.i.11I have rubbed this young quat almost to the sense,I haue rub'd this yong Quat almost to the sense,
OthelloOth V.i.32That hast such noble sense of thy friend's wrong,That hast such Noble sense of thy Friends wrong,
OthelloOth V.ii.287For, in my sense 'tis happiness to die.For in my sense, 'tis happinesse to die.
PericlesPer I.i.82You are a fair viol, and your sense the strings,You are a faire Violl, and your sense, the stringes;
PericlesPer III.ii.59.1It smells most sweetly in my sense.it smels most sweetly in my sense.
PericlesPer V.iii.30Will to my sense bend no licentious ear,will to my sense bende no licentious eare,
Richard IIR2 III.ii.13Nor with thy sweets comfort his ravenous sense,Nor with thy Sweetes, comfort his rauenous sence:
Romeo and JulietRJ I.i.25Take it in what sense thou wilt.Take it in what sence thou wilt.
Romeo and JulietRJ I.i.26They must take it in sense that feel it.They must take it sence, that feele it.
Romeo and JulietRJ III.i.58Your worship in that sense may call him ‘ man.’Your worship in that sense, may call him man.
The Taming of the ShrewTS I.i.212Although I think 'twas in another senseAlthough I thinke 'twas in another sence,
The Taming of the ShrewTS V.ii.18You are very sensible, and yet you miss my sense:You are verie sencible, and yet you misse my sence:
The Taming of the ShrewTS V.ii.140And in no sense is meet or amiable.And in no sence is meete or amiable.
The TempestTem II.i.109The stomach of my sense. Would I had neverthe stomacke of my sense: would I had neuer
Timon of AthensTim III.iii.15That might have known my place. I see no sense for'tThat might haue knowne my place. I see no sense for't,
Timon of AthensTim V.i.145A lack of Timon's aid, hath sense withalA lacke of Timons ayde, hath since withall
Troilus and CressidaTC I.i.59The cygnet's down is harsh, and spirit of senseThe Cignets Downe is harsh, and spirit of Sense
Troilus and CressidaTC I.iii.252To set his sense on the attentive bent,To set his sence on the attentiue bent,
Troilus and CressidaTC I.iii.385Our project's life this shape of sense assumes:Our proiects life this shape of sence assumes,
Troilus and CressidaTC II.i.21Dost thou think I have no sense, thouDoest thou thinke I haue no sence thou
Troilus and CressidaTC II.ii.12More spongy to suck in the sense of fear,More spungie, to sucke in the sense of Feare,
Troilus and CressidaTC III.ii.18That it enchants my sense. What will it be,That it inchants my sence: what will it be
Troilus and CressidaTC III.iii.106That most pure spirit of sense, behold itself,
Troilus and CressidaTC IV.iv.4And violenteth in a sense as strongAnd no lesse in a sense as strong
Troilus and CressidaTC IV.v.54.1A woman of quick sense.A woman of quicke sence.
Twelfth NightTN I.v.255In your denial I would find no sense;In your deniall, I would finde no sence,
Twelfth NightTN III.iv.156Very brief, and to exceeding good sense(aside)Very breefe, and to exceeding good sence-
Twelfth NightTN IV.i.61Let fancy still my sense in Lethe steep;Let fancie still my sense in Lethe steepe,
Twelfth NightTN IV.iii.9For though my soul disputes well with my senseFor though my soule disputes well with my sence,
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG IV.iv.197And were there sense in his idolatry,And were there sence in his Idolatry,
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK I.i.15Blessing their sense.Blessing their sence.
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK II.i.37It seems to me they have no more sense ofIt seemes to me they have no more sence of
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK III.ii.16A sense to know a man unarmed, and canA sence to know a man unarmd, and can
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK III.ii.29Dissolve, my life; let not my sense unsettle,Dissolue my life, Let not my sence unsettle
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK IV.i.66She sung much, but no sense; only I heard herShe sung much, but no sence; onely I heard her
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK IV.iii.84are grateful to the sense. All this shall become Palamon,are grateful to the / Sence: all this shall become Palamon,
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK V.iii.127And by and by outbreasted, that the senseAnd by and by out breasted, that the sence
The Winter's TaleWT II.i.151You smell this business with a sense as coldYou smell this businesse with a sence as cold
The Winter's TaleWT III.i.10Kin to Jove's thunder, so surprised my senseKin to Ioues Thunder, so surpriz'd my Sence,


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A Lover's ComplaintLC.271 Love's arms are peace, 'gainst rule, 'gainst sense, 'gainst shame Loues armes are peace, gainst rule, gainst sence, gainst shame
The Passionate PilgrimPP.8.6 Upon the lute doth ravish human sense; Vpon the Lute, dooth rauish humane sense,
The Passionate PilgrimPP.14.15 Doth cite each moving sense from idle rest. Doth scite each mouing scence from idle rest,
The Rape of LucreceLuc.249 Urging the worser sense for vantage still; Vrging the worser sence for vantage still.
The Rape of LucreceLuc.324 He in the worst sense consters their denial: He in the worst sence consters their deniall:
The Rape of LucreceLuc.1538 ‘ It cannot be ’ she in that sense forsook, It cannot be, shee in that sence forsooke,
SonnetsSonn.35.9 For to thy sensual fault I bring in sense, For to thy sensuall fault I bring in sence,
SonnetsSonn.112.8 That my steeled sense or changes right or wrong. That my steel'd sence or changes right or wrong,
SonnetsSonn.112.10 Of others' voices, that my adder's sense Of others voyces, that my Adders sence,
SonnetsSonn.120.10 My deepest sense, how hard true sorrow hits, My deepest sence, how hard true sorrow hits,
Venus and AdonisVen.439 ‘ Say that the sense of feeling were bereft me, Say that the sence of feeling were bereft me,


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agentsense, organ, faculty
changelingunsightly person [>> sense 1: an ugly or deformed child left by fairies in exchange for a beautiful one]
consciencesense of indebtedness, feeling of obligation
crushforce the sense of, strain a meaning from
curdog, mastiff, watch-dog [without a contemptuous sense]
discretionprudence, sound judgement, good sense
distance[fencing: see sense 1] enmity, discord, dissension
evenmake sense of, straighten out
excellent[in a bad or neutral sense] exceptionally great, supreme, extreme
exceptionresentment, sense of grievance
fairymalignant spirit [as well as its modern sense]
feelingexperience, sensibility, sense of awareness [of the consequences]
foolishlike an idiot, lacking in sense
forgetlose one's sense of identity
gracepersonal duty, sense of propriety
impressimpression, stamp, sense
judgementreason, discernment, good sense
judgementdiscretion, good sense, tact
missinglyby being aware of absence, with a sense of loss
modestyfeeling of shame, sense of propriety
moughtmight (in the sense of 'could')
objected[legal sense] urged as an objection, brought forward in argument
peevishobstinate, perverse, self-willed [contrast modern sense of ‘irritable, morose’]
reasonpower of reason, judgement, common sense [often opposed to ‘passion’]
relishfeel, experience, sense
senseability to respond to sensation, physical perception
senseintuition, instinct
sensemind, power of reason, wits
senseto the quick
sensecommon sense, natural feeling, reasonableness
senseopinion, view, judgement
senseinterpretation, construction, signification
sensefeeling, sensibility, capacity to feel
sensesenses, sensation, organs of sense
senseperception, awareness, discernment, appreciation
senselesslacking in sense, stupid, foolish
sensibleendowed with good sense, perceptive, responsible
sensiblywith common sense, intelligently
skilljudgement, knowledge, common sense
sweetheart[in wider sense than today]
tender-smellingwith a sensitive sense of smell
touchsense, feeling, intuition, hint
travailjourneying, travel [often overlapping with the sense of 'labour']
travaillabour, effort, exertion [often overlapping with the sense of 'travel']
travaillabour, make an effort, work hard [for] [often overlapping with the sense of 'travel']
travailtravel, journey [often overlapping with the sense of 'labour']
wisdomgood sense, judgement
witintelligence, wisdom, good sense, mental ability


 36 result(s).
awareness, sense offeeling
common senseskill
common sensereason
common sensesense
force the sensecrush
good sensewit
good sensewisdom
good sensediscretion
good sense, endowed withsensible
grievance, sense of exception
identity, lose one's sense offorget
indebtedness, sense ofconscience
lose one's sense of identityforget
loss, sense ofmissingly
organs of sensesense
propriety, sense ofmodesty
propriety, sense ofgrace
sense, commonskill
sense, endowed with goodsensible
sense, force thecrush
sense, goodjudgement
sense, goodjudgement
sense, goodwisdom
sense, gooddiscretion
sense, goodwit
sense, lacking insenseless
sense, lacking infoolish
sense, makeeven
sense, with commonsensibly
sensitive sense of smell, with a tender-smelling
smell, with a sensitive sense of tender-smelling

Themes and Topics

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a- as a particle...titive or habitual implication can add a sense of routine or ordinariness to an activit...
Attention signals...’ above] soft is also used in the sense of ‘not so fast’ (see glossary entry at ...
Family...in-law is itself being used in a broader sense example people involved text ...
Functional shift...2 ii iii 86 uncle me no uncle * in sense of ‘address as uncle’ virgin* ...
... cym iv ii 400 come arm him * in sense of ‘take in one’s arms’ brain* ...
...s madmen / tongue and brain not * in sense ‘conceive in the brain’ ear ...
...into his mercy * in transitive use in sense ‘bow’ lip* ac ii v 30 a h...
... such stuff as madmen / tongue *in sense of ‘utter’ womb wt iv iv 487...
...i 101 it did bass my trespass * in sense of ‘utter’ choir/quire* mv v...
...ast looked thyself into my grace * in sense of ‘bring by looks into a certain condit...
... thou / bench by his side * in sense of ‘seat on a bench’ canopy* ...
...heir bones / to urn their ashes * in sense of ‘deposit in an urn’ window* ...
...think it fit to shore them again * in sense of ‘put ashore’ abstract notions ...
...men / and after scandal them * in sense of ‘revile’ ...
Humours... nym in mw and h5 the original physical sense of humour as a physical secretion is als...
Money...given with a quotation to illustrate the sense english small value amounts ...
Past tenses...9) where catched conveys a more dynamic sense than caught the following list illustra...
Swearing...ing or to make something happen in this sense it is more narrowly focused than the not...
Verb forms...st thou live mought might [in the sense of ‘could’] 3h6 v ii 45 that mought not...
Who and who... english the chief difference being the sense of ‘whoever’ illustrated below whoever ...
Frequently Encountered Words (FEW)...h wit (n ) 1 intelligence wisdom good sense ce ii ii 93 [antipholus of syracuse to ...
Abbreviations... are grammatical words which clarify the sense and enable us to keep the quotation as s...
... lives [second instance first instance sense 3] in other words it is the second...
...ing’ the first instance has a different sense which can be found at...
... which can be found at sense 3 the ‘pun’ convention when a wor...
... must get a sconce for my head [pun 34 sense 1] in other words in line 34 the word...
... in line 34 the word sconce is used in sense 1 {i e in the...
...1 {i e in the sense of ‘head’] the ‘also’ convention w...
...uotation is followed by also and another sense number we mean that the...
...number we mean that the sense referred to is definitely relevant in th...
...ulia] if my augury deceive me not [also sense 1] in other words refer to augury...
...1] in other words refer to augury sense 1 where the meaning of ‘omens premonit...
... quotation is followed by or and another sense number we mean that the...
...number we mean that the sense referred to is an alternative reading fo...
...ne of wolsey] a man sorely tainted [or sense 2] in other words refer to tainted...
...2] in other words refer to tainted sense 2 where the...
...2 where the sense given there (‘corrupted dishonourable ...
... add some additional information to make sense of the quotation bedfellow (n ) intim...

Words Families

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Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
SENSEBASICsense n, sensible adj, sensibly adv, sensual adj, sensuality n, sensually adv
SENSESTATEsenseless-obstinate adj
SENSENOTinsensible adj, senseless adj