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Search phrase: senseless

Plays

 27 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
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.
As You Like ItAYL II.vii.55Not to seem senseless of the bob: if not,Seeme senselesse of the bob. If not,
The Comedy of ErrorsCE IV.iv.22Thou whoreson, senselessThou whoreson senselesse
The Comedy of ErrorsCE IV.iv.24I would I were senseless, sir, thatI would I were senselesse sir, that
CoriolanusCor I.iv.55Who sensibly outdares his senseless sword,Who sensibly out-dares his sencelesse Sword,
CymbelineCym I.ii.66I am senseless of your wrath; a touch more rareI am senselesse of your Wrath; a Touch more rare
CymbelineCym I.iv.7Senseless linen, happier therein than I!Senselesse Linnen, happier therein then I:
CymbelineCym II.iii.52.1And therein you are senseless.And therein you are senselesse.
CymbelineCym II.iii.52.2Senseless? Not so.Senselesse? Not so.
CymbelineCym III.ii.20Black as the ink that's on thee! Senseless bauble,Blacke as the Inke that's on thee: senselesse bauble,
CymbelineCym V.iv.148Or senseless speaking, or a speaking suchOr senselesse speaking, or a speaking such
HamletHam II.ii.472Th' unnerved father falls. Then senseless Ilium,Th'vnnerued Father fals. Then senselesse Illium,
HamletHam V.ii.363The ears are senseless that should give us hearing,The eares are senselesse that should giue vs hearing,
Henry VI Part 22H6 IV.i.77Against the senseless winds shalt grin in vain,Against the senselesse windes shall grin in vaine,
Julius CaesarJC I.i.35You blocks, you stones, you worse than senseless things!You Blockes, you stones, you worse then senslesse things:
King Edward IIIE3 III.iii.202To senseless images of meagre death.To senselesse images of meger death,
King Edward IIIE3 IV.iii.23Or what is he, so senseless and secure,Or what is he so senceles and secure,
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND III.ii.28Made senseless things begin to do them wrong.Made senselesse things begin to do them wrong.
Much Ado About NothingMA III.iii.22are thought here to be the most senseless and fit manare thought heere to be the most senslesse and fit man
Richard IIR2 III.ii.23Mock not my senseless conjuration, lords.Mock not my sencelesse Coniuration, Lords;
Richard IIR2 V.i.46For why the senseless brands will sympathizeFor why? the sencelesse Brands will sympathize
Romeo and JulietRJ I.iv.36Tickle the senseless rushes with their heels.Tickle the sencelesse rushes with their heeles:
The Taming of the ShrewTS I.ii.36A senseless villain. Good Hortensio,A sencelesse villaine: good Hortensio,
Timon of AthensTim II.ii.1No care, no stop, so senseless of expenseNo care, no stop, so senselesse of expence,
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG III.i.143Himself would lodge where, senseless, they are lying!Himselfe would lodge where (senceles) they are lying.
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG IV.iv.195For 'tis thy rival. O, thou senseless form,For 'tis thy riuall: O thou sencelesse forme,
The Winter's TaleWT IV.iv.606pinched a placket, it was senseless; 'twas nothing topinch'd a Placket, it was sence-lesse; 'twas nothing to

Poems

 4 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
The Passionate PilgrimPP.20.21 Senseless trees they cannot hear thee; Senslesse Trees, they cannot heare thee,
The Rape of LucreceLuc.820 ‘ Let my good name, that senseless reputation, Let my good name, that sencelesse reputation,
The Rape of LucreceLuc.1564 She tears the senseless Sinon with her nails, Shee tears the sencelesse SINON with her nailes,
Venus and AdonisVen.211 ‘ Fie, lifeless picture, cold and senseless stone, Fie, liuelesse picture, cold, and sencelesse stone,

Glossary

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senselesslacking human sensation, incapable of feeling
senselessunconscious, insensible, oblivious
senselesslacking in sense, stupid, foolish
stocksenseless person, stupid individual
want-witsenseless, stupid, ridiculous

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senselesswant-wit
senseless personstock
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