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: silence


 93 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
All's Well That Ends WellAW I.i.65Under thy own life's key. Be checked for silence,Vnder thy owne lifes key. Be checkt for silence,
As You Like ItAYL I.iii.76Her very silence, and her patienceHer verie silence, and per patience,
CoriolanusCor I.ix.23To hide your doings and to silence thatTo hide your doings, and to silence that,
CoriolanusCor II.i.168.2My gracious silence, hail!My gracious silence, hayle:
CymbelineCym III.v.98Speak, or thy silence on the instant isSpeake, or thy silence on the instant, is
CymbelineCym V.iv.29I'll speak to thee in silence.Ile speake to thee in silence.
HamletHam I.ii.248Let it be tenable in your silence still.Let it bee treble in your silence still:
HamletHam II.ii.482A silence in the heavens, the rack stand still,A silence in the Heauens, the Racke stand still,
HamletHam III.iv.4Much heat and him. I'll silence me even here.Much heate, and him. Ile silence me e'ene heere:
HamletHam V.i.284.1His silence will sit drooping.His silence will sit drooping.
HamletHam V.ii.352Which have solicited – the rest is silence.Which haue solicited. The rest is silence. O, o, o, o.
Henry IV Part 22H4 II.ii.156your silence.your silence.
Henry IV Part 22H4 III.ii.1Enter Justice Shallow and Justice SilenceEnter Shallow and Silence: with Mouldie, Shadow, Wart, Feeble, Bull-calfe
Henry IV Part 22H4 III.ii.3the rood! And how doth my good cousin Silence?the Rood. And how doth my good Cousin Silence?
Henry IV Part 22H4 III.ii.87No, Sir John, it is my cousin Silence, inNo sir Iohn, it is my Cosin Silence: in
Henry IV Part 22H4 III.ii.89Good Master Silence, it well befits you shouldGood M. Silence, it well befits you should
Henry IV Part 22H4 III.ii.206Ha, cousin Silence, that thou hadst seen thatHah, Cousin Silence, that thou hadst seene that,
Henry IV Part 22H4 III.ii.214Exeunt Falstaff, Shallow, and Silence
Henry IV Part 22H4 III.ii.279God keep you, Master Silence; I will not use manyFarewell Master Silence, I will not vse many
Henry IV Part 22H4 III.ii.289Exeunt Shallow and SilenceExit.
Henry IV Part 22H4 V.i.1.1Enter Shallow, Falstaff, Bardolph, and the PageEnter Shallow, Silence, Falstaffe, Bardolfe, Page, and Dauie
Henry IV Part 22H4 V.iii.1.1Enter Falstaff, Shallow, Silence, Davy, Bardolph,Enter Falstaffe, Shallow, Silence, Bardolfe,
Henry IV Part 22H4 V.iii.4cousin Silence – and then to bed.Cosin Silence, and then to bed.
Henry IV Part 22H4 V.iii.23There's a merry heart, Good Master Silence!There's a merry heart, good M. Silence,
Henry IV Part 22H4 V.iii.36I did not think Master Silence had been a manI did not thinke M. Silence had bin a man
Henry IV Part 22H4 V.iii.48Well said, Master Silence.Well said, M. Silence.
Henry IV Part 22H4 V.iii.51Health and long life to you, Master Silence.Health, and long life to you, M. Silence.
Henry IV Part 22H4 V.iii.71 (to Silence, seeing him drink)
Henry IV Part 22H4 V.iii.127Carry Master Silence to bed. Master Shallow,Carrie Master Silence to bed: Master Shallow,
Henry VI Part 11H6 II.iv.1Great lords and gentlemen, what means this silence?Great Lords and Gentlemen, / What meanes this silence?
Henry VI Part 11H6 II.iv.44If I have fewest, I subscribe in silence.If I haue fewest, I subscribe in silence.
Henry VI Part 11H6 II.v.101With silence, nephew, be thou politic.With silence, Nephew, be thou pollitick,
Henry VI Part 11H6 V.iii.13O, hold me not with silence overlong!Oh hold me not with silence ouer-long:
Henry VI Part 22H6 IV.ii.35silence.silence.
Henry VI Part 22H6 IV.ii.36Silence!Silence.
Henry VI Part 33H6 III.ii.15Silence!Silence.
Henry VIIIH8 I.iv.45.1Talk us to silence.Talke vs to silence.
Henry VIIIH8 II.iv.2.1Let silence be commanded.Let silence be commanded.
Henry VIIIH8 III.ii.446To silence envious tongues. Be just, and fear not.To silence enuious Tongues. Be iust, and feare not;
Julius CaesarJC I.ii.283images, are put to silence. Fare you well. There was moreImages, are put to silence. Fare you well. There was more
Julius CaesarJC III.ii.11The noble Brutus is ascended. Silence!The Noble Brutus is ascended: Silence.
Julius CaesarJC III.ii.54.2Peace! Silence! Brutus speaks.Peace, silence, Brutus speakes.
King Edward IIIE3 IV.v.6Silence attends some wonder, and expectethSilence attends some wonder, and expecteth
King Edward IIIE3 IV.v.8Where or from whom proceeds this silence, Charles?Where or from whome proceeds this silence Charles?
King JohnKJ I.i.6Silence, good mother. Hear the embassy.Silence (good mother) heare the Embassie.
King JohnKJ IV.i.132Silence! No more. Go closely in with me.Silence, no more; go closely in with mee,
Measure for MeasureMM III.i.248have all shadow and silence in it, and the place answer tohaue all shadow, and silence in it: and the place answere to
Measure for MeasureMM V.i.181Silence that fellow. I would he had some causeSilence that fellow: I would he had some cause
Measure for MeasureMM V.i.189For the benefit of silence, would thou wert so too.For the benefit of silence, would thou wert so to.
The Merchant of VeniceMV I.i.111Thanks, i'faith, for silence is only commendableThankes ifaith, for silence is onely commendable
The Merchant of VeniceMV II.viii.32And wished in silence that it were not his.And wisht in silence that it were not his.
The Merchant of VeniceMV III.v.41the best grace of wit will shortly turn into silence, andthe best grace of witte will shortly turne into silence, and
The Merchant of VeniceMV V.i.25Who comes so fast in silence of the night?Who comes so fast in silence of the night?
The Merchant of VeniceMV V.i.101Silence bestows that virtue on it, madam.Silence bestowes that vertue on it Madam.
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW V.v.42Elves, list your names; silence, you airy toys.Elues, list your names: Silence you aiery toyes.
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND II.ii.76Night and silence. – Who is here?Night and silence: who is heere?
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND IV.i.79Silence awhile! Robin, take off this head.Silence a while. Robin take off his head:
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND IV.i.94Then, my queen, in silence sad,Then my Queene in silence sad,
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND V.i.100Out of this silence yet I picked a welcome,Out of this silence yet, I pickt a welcome:
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND V.i.166Pyramus draws near the wall. Silence!Pyramus drawes neere the Wall, silence.
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND V.i.254all these are in the moon. But, silence: here comes Thisbe.they are in the Moone. But silence, heere comes Thisby.
Much Ado About NothingMA II.i.282Silence is the perfectest herald of joy; I wereSilence is the perfectest Herault of ioy, I were
Much Ado About NothingMA II.i.306Your silence most offends me, and to beYour silence most offends me, and to be
OthelloOth II.iii.169Silence that dreadful bell: it frights the isleSilence that dreadfull Bell, it frights the Isle,
OthelloOth II.iii.249And silence those whom this vile brawl distracted.And silence those whom this vil'd brawle distracted.
PericlesPer I.ii.19Will think me speaking, though I swear to silence;Will thinke me speaking, though I sweare to silence,
Richard IIR2 II.i.228My heart is great, but it must break with silenceMy heart is great: but it must break with silence,
Richard IIR2 IV.i.297That swells with silence in the tortured soul.That swells with silence in the tortur'd Soule.
Richard IIIR3 III.vii.28And asked the Mayor what meant this wilful silence.And ask'd the Maior, what meant this wilfull silence?
Richard IIIR3 III.vii.140I cannot tell if to depart in silenceI cannot tell, if to depart in silence,
The Taming of the ShrewTS I.i.70But in the other's silence do I seeBut in the others silence do I see,
The Taming of the ShrewTS II.i.29Her silence flouts me, and I'll be revenged.Her silence flouts me, and Ile be reueng'd.
The Taming of the ShrewTS IV.i.105not – Cock's passion, silence! I hear my master.not--- Cockes passion, silence, I heare my master.
The TempestTem I.i.17roarers for the name of king? To cabin! Silence!roarers for the name of King? to Cabine; silence:
The TempestTem I.i.22silence, and work the peace of the present, we will notsilence, and worke the peace of the present, wee will not
The TempestTem I.ii.476.2Silence! One word moreSilence: One word more
The TempestTem IV.i.124.2Sweet, now, silence!Sweet now, silence:
Timon of AthensTim II.ii.218.1They froze me into silence.They froze me into Silence.
Titus AndronicusTit I.i.93There greet in silence as the dead are wont,There greete in silence as the dead are wont,
Titus AndronicusTit I.i.158No noise, but silence and eternal sleep.No noyse, but silence and Eternall sleepe,
Titus AndronicusTit II.iii.33My silence, and my cloudy melancholy,My silence, and my Cloudy Melancholie,
Troilus and CressidaTC II.iii.199And how his silence drinks up this applause.And how his silence drinkes vp this applause.
Troilus and CressidaTC III.ii.129The thing I shall repent. See, see, your silence,The thing I shall repent: see, see, your silence
Troilus and CressidaTC IV.i.78But we in silence hold this virtue well:But we in silence hold this vertue well;
Twelfth NightTN I.ii.62Only shape thou thy silence to my wit.Onely shape thou thy silence to my wit.
Twelfth NightTN II.v.63Though our silence be drawn from us with cars,Though our silence be drawne from vs with cars,
Twelfth NightTN II.v.104But silence, like a Lucrece' knife,but silence like a Lucresse knife:
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG III.i.207Then in dumb silence will I bury mine,Then in dumbe silence will I bury mine,
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG III.ii.85Tune a deploring dump – the night's dead silenceTune a deploring dumpe: the nights dead silence
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK III.i.61You would not hear me doubted, but your silenceYou would not heare me doubted, but your silence
The Winter's TaleWT II.ii.41The silence often of pure innocenceThe silence often of pure innocence
The Winter's TaleWT III.ii.10.2Silence!Silence.
The Winter's TaleWT V.iii.21I like your silence: it the more shows offI like your silence, it the more shewes-off


 3 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
SonnetsSonn.83.9 This silence for my sin you did impute, This silence for my sinne you did impute,
SonnetsSonn.86.11 As victors of my silence cannot boast; As victors of my silence cannot boast,
SonnetsSonn.101.10 Excuse not silence so; for't lies in thee Excuse not silence so, for't lies in thee,


 12 result(s).
buzzimpatient request for silence (usually because news is already known)
chokesilence, quieten, still
clamor, clamoursilence, hush, quieten
dumbmake inaudible, reduce to silence
holdkeep silence, keep one's mouth shut
O Lord, sircatch-phrase that fills an awkward silence
penshut up, confine; silence
putcrush, defeat, put to silence
silenceforce to remain in silence, keep under restraint
silenttime of silence
stopsilence, put a stop to
swearreduce to silence by swearing, put down by swearing


 14 result(s).
awkward silenceO Lord, sir
silenceclamor, clamour
silence by swearingswear
silence, awkwardO Lord, sir
silence, force to remain insilence
silence, keephold
silence, put toput
silence, reduce todumb
silence, time of silent
swearing, reduce to silence byswear
time of silencesilent

Themes and Topics

 2 result(s).
Discourse markers... off catch-phrase to fill an awkward silence   some discourse markers are inte...
Frequently Encountered Words (FEW)...ghter e3 iv v 6 [king john to charles] silence attends some wonder tg iii i 186 [valen...

Words Families

 4 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
SILENCEBASICsilence n, silence v, silent adj, silently adv