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Search phrase: shift

Plays

 27 result(s). alternate result(s)
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All's Well That Ends WellAW II.v.36You have made shift to run into't, boots and spursYou haue made shift to run into't, bootes and spurres
Antony and CleopatraAC V.ii.152And should we shift estates, yours would be mine.And should we shift estates, yours would be mine.
As You Like ItAYL IV.i.70cleanliest shift is to kiss.cleanliest shift is to kisse.
The Comedy of ErrorsCE V.i.168O mistress, mistress, shift and save yourself!Oh Mistris, Mistris, shift and saue your selfe, 
CymbelineCym I.iii.1Sir, I would advise you to shift a shirt; theSir, I would aduise you to shift a Shirt; the
CymbelineCym I.iii.5If my shirt were bloody, then to shift it. Have I hurtIf my Shirt were bloody, then to shift it. / Haue I hurt
CymbelineCym I.vi.54Continue where he is: to shift his beingContinue where he is: To shift his being,
HamletHam I.v.156Hic et ubique? Then we'll shift our ground.Hic & vbique? Then wee'l shift for grownd,
Henry IV Part 22H4 II.i.155Let it alone; I'll make other shift – you'll be aLet it alone, Ile make other shift: you'l be a
Henry IV Part 22H4 II.ii.21because the rest of thy low countries have made a shiftbecause the rest of thy Low Countries, haue made a shift
Henry IV Part 22H4 V.v.22shift me – shift me.
Henry VH5 II.chorus.42Unto Southampton do we shift our scene.Vnto Southampton do we shift our Scene.
Henry VI Part 11H6 II.i.75And now there rests no other shift but this:And now there rests no other shift but this,
Henry VI Part 22H6 IV.viii.30make shift for one, and so God's curse light upon youmake shift for one, and so Gods Cursse light vppon you
Henry VI Part 33H6 III.ii.108When he was made a shriver, 'twas for shift.When hee was made a Shriuer, 'twas for shift.
King LearKL V.iii.184Rather than die at once – taught me to shiftRather then die at once) taught me to shift
MacbethMac II.iii.38made a shift to cast him.made a Shift to cast him.
MacbethMac II.iii.142But shift away. There's warrant in that theftBut shift away: there's warrant in that Theft,
The Merchant of VeniceMV I.ii.85that ever fell, I hope I shall make shift to go without him.that euer fell, I hope I shall make shift to goe without him.
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW I.iii.31shift.shift.
Much Ado About NothingMA II.iii.79for a shift.for a shift.
Romeo and JulietRJ I.v.2to take away? He shift a trencher? He scrape a trencher!to take away? He shift a Trencher? he scrape a Trencher?
The Taming of the ShrewTS induction.1.124An onion will do well for such a shift,An Onion wil do well for such a shift,
The Taming of the ShrewTS V.ii.46Am I your bird? I mean to shift my bush,Am I your Bird, I meane to shift my bush,
The TempestTem V.i.256Every man shift for all the rest, and let noEuery man shift for all the rest, and let / No
Timon of AthensTim I.i.87When Fortune in her shift and change of moodWhen Fortune in her shift and change of mood
Titus AndronicusTit IV.i.71Cursed be that heart that forced us to this shift!Curst be that hart that forc'st vs to that shift:

Poems

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The Rape of LucreceLuc.920 Guilty of treason, forgery, and shift, Guilty of treason, forgerie, and shift,

Glossary

 14 result(s).
hedgedeviate from a straight path, shift direction
rendezvouslast resort, final shift
scamblescramble, struggle, make shift
shiftstratagem, contriving, trick
shiftstratagem, tactics, way
shiftescape, flee, slip [away]
shiftchange [clothes]
shiftprovide, look out, take care
shiftevasion, subterfuge, device
shiftchange, exchange, swap
shiftas a makeshift, for lack of a better alternative
shiftexpedient, measure, arrangement [especially as 'make shift' = contrive]
shuffleshift, shamble along
smockwoman's undergarment, shift, slip, chemise

Thesaurus

 7 result(s).
direction, shifthedge
final shiftrendezvous
shift [clothing]smock
shift [movement]shuffle
shift directionhedge
shift, finalrendezvous
shift, makescamble

Themes and Topics

 1 result(s).
Functional shift... a process variously known as functional shift or word-class conversion in shakespeare...

Words Families

 5 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
SHIFTBASICshift n, shift v, shifted adj, shifting adj
SHIFTFASTquick-shifting adj

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