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Plays

 85 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
All's Well That Ends WellAW I.i.60In manners as in shape! Thy blood and virtueIn manners as in shape: thy blood and vertue
Antony and CleopatraAC IV.viii.26.1Destroyed in such a shape.Destroyed in such a shape.
Antony and CleopatraAC IV.xiv.14Yet cannot hold this visible shape, my knave.Yet cannot hold this visible shape (my Knaue)
As You Like ItAYL V.iv.117If sight and shape be true,If sight & shape be true,
The Comedy of ErrorsCE II.ii.206Nay, master, both in mind and in my shape.Nay Master, both in minde, and in my shape. 
CymbelineCym I.vi.71To any shape of thy preferment, suchTo any shape of thy Preferment, such
CymbelineCym IV.ii.309I know the shape of's leg: this is his hand:I know the shape of's Legge: this is his Hand:
HamletHam I.iv.43Thou comest in such a questionable shapeThou com'st in such a questionable shape
HamletHam I.v.54Though lewdness court it in a shape of heaven,Though Lewdnesse court it in a shape of Heauen:
HamletHam II.ii.598T' assume a pleasing shape, yea, and perhapsT'assume a pleasing shape, yea and perhaps
HamletHam III.i.127shape, or time to act them in. What should such fellowsshape, or time to acte them in. What should such Fellowes
HamletHam III.ii.383Do you see yonder cloud that's almost in shapeDo you see that Clowd? that's almost in shape
HamletHam IV.vii.149May fit us to our shape. If this should fail,May fit vs to our shape, if this should faile;
Henry IV Part 11H4 I.i.58And shape of likelihood, the news was told;And shape of likely-hood the newes was told:
Henry IV Part 22H4 III.ii.321time shape, and there an end.time shape, and there an end.
Henry IV Part 22H4 IV.i.37In his true, native, and most proper shape,In his true, natiue, and most proper shape,
Henry IV Part 22H4 IV.iv.58The blood weeps from my heart when I do shapeThe blood weepes from my heart, when I doe shape
Henry VH5 IV.viii.53highness suffered under that shape, I beseech you takeHighnesse suffer'd vnder that shape, I beseech you take
Henry VI Part 11H6 II.iii.68And more than may be gathered by thy shape.And more then may be gathered by thy shape.
Henry VI Part 11H6 V.iii.35As if, with Circe, she would change my shape!As if with Circe, she would change my shape.
Henry VI Part 11H6 V.iii.36Changed to a worser shape thou canst not be.Chang'd to a worser shape thou canst not be:
Henry VI Part 11H6 V.iii.38No shape but his can please your dainty eye.No shape but his can please your dainty eye.
Henry VI Part 22H6 III.i.79Who cannot steal a shape that means deceit?Who cannot steale a shape, that meanes deceit?
Henry VI Part 22H6 V.i.158As crooked in thy manners as thy shape!As crooked in thy manners, as thy shape.
Henry VI Part 33H6 III.ii.159To shape my legs of an unequal size;To shape my Legges of an vnequall size,
Henry VIIIH8 I.i.196I do pronounce him in that very shapeI doe pronounce him in that very shape
Julius CaesarJC II.i.253And could it work so much upon your shape,And could it worke so much vpon your shape,
King JohnKJ I.i.138Madam, an if my brother had my shapeMadam, and if my brother had my shape
King JohnKJ I.i.144And, to his shape, were heir to all this land – And to his shape were heyre to all this land,
King LearKL I.i.187He'll shape his old course in a country new.Hee'l shape his old course, in a Country new.
King LearKL I.ii.8My mind as generous, and my shape as true,My minde as generous, and my shape as true
King LearKL I.iv.306That I'll resume the shape which thou dost thinkThat Ile resume the shape which thou dost thinke
King LearKL II.iii.7To take the basest and most poorest shapeTo take the basest, and most poorest shape
King LearKL IV.ii.67A woman's shape doth shield thee.
Love's Labour's LostLLL II.i.59For he hath wit to make an ill shape good,For he hath wit to make an ill shape good,
Love's Labour's LostLLL II.i.60And shape to win grace though he had no wit.And shape to win grace though she had no wit.
Love's Labour's LostLLL IV.iii.52The shape of Love's Tyburn, that hangs up simplicity.The shape of Loues Tiburne, that hangs vp simplicitie.
Love's Labour's LostLLL IV.iii.354Such as the shortness of the time can shape;Such as the shortnesse of the time can shape,
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.65And shape his service wholly to my hests,And shape his seruice wholly to my deuice,
MacbethMac III.iv.101Take any shape but that, and my firm nervesTake any shape but that, and my firme Nerues
Measure for MeasureMM II.i.3And let it keep one shape, till custom make itAnd let it keepe one shape, till custome make it
The Merchant of VeniceMV III.ii.275A creature that did bear the shape of manA creature that did beare the shape of man
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW IV.ii.80in this shape. He cannot abide the old woman ofin this shape: he cannot abide the old woman of
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW IV.ii.210Come, to the forge with it, then. ShapeCome, to the Forge with it, then
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW IV.ii.211it. I would not have things cool.shape it: I would not haue things coole.
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW IV.iv.43And in this shape, when you have brought him thither,And in this shape, when you haue brought him thether,
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW IV.iv.59.1In shape profane.In shape prophane.
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW V.i.19beat me grievously, in the shape of a woman; for in thebeate me greeuously, in the shape of a woman: (for in the
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW V.i.20shape of man, Master Brook, I fear not Goliath with ashape of Man (Master Broome) I feare not Goliah with a
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND II.i.32Either I mistake your shape and making quite,Either I mistake your shape and making quite,
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND II.i.66And in the shape of Corin sat all dayAnd in the shape of Corin, sate all day,
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND III.i.132So is mine eye enthralled to thy shape,So is mine eye enthralled to thy shape.
Much Ado About NothingMA III.i.55Nor take no shape nor project of affection,Nor take no shape nor proiect of affection,
Much Ado About NothingMA III.i.96For shape, for bearing, argument and valour,For shape, for bearing argument and valour,
Much Ado About NothingMA III.ii.32shape of two countries at once, as, a German from the
Much Ado About NothingMA IV.i.233Will fashion the event in better shapeWil fashion the euent in better shape,
Much Ado About NothingMA V.i.14In every lineament, branch, shape, and form;In euery lineament, branch, shape, and forme:
OthelloOth II.i.55My hopes do shape him for the Governor.My hopes do shape him for the Gouernor.
PericlesPer Chorus.V.6Nature's own shape, of bud, bird, branch, or berry,Natures owne shape, of budde, bird, branche, or berry.
Richard IIR2 V.i.26What, is my Richard both in shape and mindWhat, is my Richard both in shape and minde
Richard IIIR3 II.ii.27Ah, that deceit should steal such gentle shapeAh! that Deceit should steale such gentle shape,
Richard IIIR3 IV.iv.286Unless thou couldst put on some other shape,Vnlesse thou could'st put on some other shape,
Romeo and JulietRJ I.iv.55In shape no bigger than an agate stonein shape no bigger then Agat-stone,
Romeo and JulietRJ III.iii.122Fie, fie, thou shamest thy shape, thy love, thy wit,Fie, fie, thou sham'st thy shape, thy loue, thy wit,
Romeo and JulietRJ III.iii.125Which should bedeck thy shape, thy love, thy wit.Which should bedecke thy shape, thy loue, thy wit:
Romeo and JulietRJ III.iii.126Thy noble shape is but a form of wax,Thy Noble shape, is but a forme of waxe,
Romeo and JulietRJ III.iii.130Thy wit, that ornament to shape and love,Thy wit, that Ornament, to shape and Loue,
The TempestTem I.ii.284.1A human shape.A humane shape.
The TempestTem I.ii.303To every eyeball else. Go take this shape,To euery eye-ball else: goe take this shape
The TempestTem III.i.56Nor can imagination form a shape,Nor can imagination forme a shape
The TempestTem III.iii.32Who, though they are of monstrous shape, yet note,Who though they are of monstrous shape, yet note
The TempestTem IV.i.185Thy shape invisible retain thou still.Thy shape inuisible retaine thou still:
The TempestTem IV.i.255.1A noise of hunters heard. Enter divers Spirits in shapeA noyse of Hunters heard. Enter diuers Spirits in shape
The TempestTem V.i.292As in his shape. – Go, sirrah, to my cell.As in his shape: Goe Sirha, to my Cell,
Timon of AthensTim III.ii.75When he looks out in an ungrateful shapeWhen he lookes out in an vngratefull shape;
Titus AndronicusTit IV.iv.57Nor age nor honour shall shape privilege.Nor Age, nor Honour, shall shape priuiledge:
Troilus and CressidaTC I.ii.253birth, beauty, good shape, discourse, manhood, learning,birth, b auty, good shape, discourse, manhood, learning,
Troilus and CressidaTC I.iii.17That gave't surmised shape. Why then, you princes,That gaue't surmised shape. Why then (you Princes)
Troilus and CressidaTC I.iii.313Be you my time to bring it to some shape.Be you my time to bring it to some shape.
Troilus and CressidaTC I.iii.385Our project's life this shape of sense assumes:Our proiects life this shape of sence assumes,
Twelfth NightTN I.ii.62Only shape thou thy silence to my wit.Onely shape thou thy silence to my wit.
Twelfth NightTN I.v.250And in dimension and the shape of natureAnd in dimension, and the shape of nature,
Twelfth NightTN II.iii.149love; wherein, by the colour of his beard, the shape ofloue, wherein by the colour of his beard, the shape of
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG IV.i.56With goodly shape, and by your own reportWith goodly shape; and by your owne report,
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK II.ii.21I am resolved another shape shall make me,I am resolu'd an other shape shall make me,

Poems

 10 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
The Rape of LucreceLuc.597 Hast thou put on his shape to do him shame? Hast thou put on his shape, to do him shame?
The Rape of LucreceLuc.973 Shape every bush a hideous shapeless devil. Shape euery bush a hideous shapelesse deuill.
The Rape of LucreceLuc.1529 Saying, some shape in Sinon's was abused: Saying, some shape in SINONS was abus'd,
The Rape of LucreceLuc.1536 But Tarquin's shape came in her mind the while, But TARQVINS shape, came in her mind the while,
SonnetsSonn.9.8 By children's eyes, her husband's shape in mind: By childrens eyes, her husbands shape in minde:
SonnetsSonn.24.10 Mine eyes have drawn thy shape, and thine for me Mine eyes haue drawne thy shape, and thine for me
SonnetsSonn.53.12 And you in every blessed shape we know. And you in euery blessed shape we know.
SonnetsSonn.62.6 No shape so true, no truth of such account, No shape so true, no truth of such account,
SonnetsSonn.113.6 Of bird, of flower, or shape, which it doth latch; Of bird, of flowre, or shape which it doth lack,
Venus and AdonisVen.294 In shape, in courage, colour, pace and bone. In shape, in courage, colour, pace and bone.

Glossary

 40 result(s).
block[of hats] style, fashion, shape, mould
body forthmake available to the mind, give mental shape to
carvedesign, make up, shape artistically
charactershape, emblem
crushedbroken-down, subdued, forced out of shape
Europa[pron: yu'rohpa] daughter of Agenor; abducted by Jove in the shape of a bull, who then swam with her on his back to Crete
fashionform, shape, make [into]
featurephysical appearance, bodily shape, looks
figurereproduce, look like, shape like
figureform, design, shape, conception
formimprinted shape, impressed image
formimage, likeness, shape
frameorder, definite form, regular shape
frameadapt, adjust, shape, accommodate
framedirect one's steps, shape a course, betake oneself
hoopcircular shape, bent posture
impressionshape, resemblance, appearance
informtake form, appear in a shape
likingbodily shape, good condition
lineament(plural) parts of the body, form, shape
metamorphosetransform, alter one's disposition, change one's shape
mouldmodel, shape, fashion
open-arse[rustic bawdy, from the shape of the fruit] medlar fruit
plightgood shape, health, fit condition
proportionbodily shape, physical form
Proteus['prohtius] old man of the sea, shepherd of Poseidon's flock, with the ability to change his shape
rough-hewhew roughly, give rough shape to
shapeshaping up, taking shape
shapefigure, posture, attitude
shaperole, part [to play]
shapedisguise, appearance, identity
shapebe suitable, fit, accord
shapegive shape to, make out
shapeappearance, aspect, visible form
shapecreate, fashion, bring about
shapeconfer, provide, create
spheredpuffed out into the shape of a sphere, rounded
squarebase, form, shape
tempermould, shape, work, bring [to a particular character]
trans-shapetransform, transmute, alter the shape of

Thesaurus

 44 result(s).
alter the shapetrans-shape
appear in a shapeinform
artistically shapecarve
bodily shapeproportion
bodily shapefeature
bodily shapeliking
change shapemetamorphose
circular shapehoop
course, shape aframe
forced out of shapecrushed
good shapeplight
imprinted shapeform
mental shape, givebody forth
puffed out into the shape of a spheresphered
regular shapeframe
rough shape, giverough-hew
shapecharacter
shapeblock
shapeform
shapelineament
shapeimpression
shapetemper
shapeframe
shapemould
shapefashion
shapesquare
shapefigure
shape a courseframe
shape artisticallycarve
shape likefigure
shape, alter thetrans-shape
shape, appear in ainform
shape, bodilyliking
shape, bodilyproportion
shape, bodilyfeature
shape, changemetamorphose
shape, circularhoop
shape, forced out ofcrushed
shape, giveshape
shape, give roughrough-hew
shape, imprintedform
shape, regularframe
shape, takingshape
sphere, puffed out into the shape of asphered

Themes and Topics

 5 result(s).
How and how...6 howe’er thou art a fiend / a woman’s shape doth shield thee although however much...
Plants...ae aquilegia nectar organs horned in shape associated with cuckoldry cows...
Weapons...onsisting of a steel lattice in a basket shape for protecting the hand bilbo ...
Classical mythology.../ as if with circe she would change my shape enchantress who detained odysseus an...
... agenor she was abducted by jove in the shape of a bull who then swam with her on his...
... flock he had the ability to change his shape pygmalion mm iii ii 43 is...
Non-classical legend, romance, and folklore... corin mnd ii i 66 in the shape of corin sat all day / playing on pipes ...

Words Families

 12 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
MIS-SHAPENBASICsee SHAPE
SHAPEBASICshape n, shape v, shaping adj
SHAPEACTIONtrans-shape v
SHAPEAPPEARANCEill-shaped adj, misshaped adj, misshapen adj
SHAPENOTshapeless adj, unshape v, unshaped adj
UNSHAPEBASICsee SHAPE
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