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: silent

Plays

 36 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
Antony and CleopatraAC II.ii.112That truth should be silent I had almostThat trueth should be silent, I had almost
CoriolanusCor II.ii.29that for their tongues to be silent and not confess so muchthat for their Tongues to be silent, and not confesse so much,
CoriolanusCor II.ii.59I would you rather had been silent. Please youI would you rather had been silent: Please you
CoriolanusCor V.iii.94Should we be silent and not speak, our raimentShould we be silent & not speak, our Raiment
CoriolanusCor V.iii.183Holds her by the hand, silentHolds her by the hand silent.
CymbelineCym II.iii.93But that you shall not say I yield being silent,But that you shall not say, I yeeld being silent,
CymbelineCym V.v.127.1Be silent: let's see further.Be silent: let's see further.
Henry VI Part 22H6 I.ii.90The business asketh silent secrecy.The businesse asketh silent secrecie.
Henry VI Part 22H6 I.iv.15Deep night, dark night, the silent of the night,Deepe Night, darke Night, the silent of the Night,
Henry VI Part 22H6 II.ii.68But with advice and silent secrecy.But with aduice and silent secrecie.
Henry VI Part 33H6 I.i.122And be you silent and attentive too,And be you silent and attentiue too,
Henry VI Part 33H6 IV.ii.28Why, then, let's on our way in silent sort;Why then, let's on our way in silent sort,
Henry VI Part 33H6 IV.iii.23.2French soldiers, silent allFrench Souldiors, silent all.
Julius CaesarJC III.ii.14and be silent, that you may hear. Believe me for mineand be silent, that you may heare. Beleeue me for mine
King Edward IIIE3 IV.v.18Dark, deadly, silent, and uncomfortable.Darke, deadly, silent, and vncomfortable.
King LearKL I.i.62What shall Cordelia speak? Love, and be silent.What shall Cordelia speake? Loue, and be silent.
King LearKL I.iv.64be mistaken; for my duty cannot be silent when I thinkbee mistaken, for my duty cannot be silent, when I thinke
Love's Labour's LostLLL I.ii.157upon. It is not for prisoners to be too silent in theirvpon. It is not for prisoners to be silent in their
Love's Labour's LostLLL II.i.24No woman may approach his silent court.No woman may approach his silent Court:
MacbethMac IV.iii.137Be like our warranted quarrel! Why are you silent?Be like our warranted Quarrell. Why are you silent?
Much Ado About NothingMA III.i.67If silent, why, a block moved with none.If silent, why a blocke moued with none.
Much Ado About NothingMA IV.i.154For I have only silent been so long,for I haue onely bene silent so long,
OthelloOth V.i.64How silent is this town! Ho, murder, murder!How silent is this Towne? Hoa, murther, murther.
Richard IIR2 IV.i.289Mark, silent King, the moral of this sport:Marke silent King, the Morall of this sport,
Richard IIIR3 IV.iv.330With the sweet silent hours of marriage joys;With the sweet silent houres of Marriage ioyes:
Richard IIIR3 V.iii.86So much for that. The silent hours steal onSo much for that. The silent houres steale on,
The TempestTem IV.i.59No tongue! All eyes! Be silent.No tongue: all eyes: be silent.
Timon of AthensTim I.ii.36prithee, let my meat make thee silent.prythee let my meate make thee silent.
Titus AndronicusTit II.iv.8And so let's leave her to her silent walks.And so let's leaue her to her silent walkes.
Titus AndronicusTit III.i.46A stone is silent and offendeth not,A stone is silent, and offendeth not,
Troilus and CressidaTC II.iii.227.1I will be silent.I will be silent.
Troilus and CressidaTC V.i.14Prithee, be silent, boy; I profit not by thyPrythee be silent boy, I profit not by thy
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG III.i.90Dumb jewels often in their silent kindDumbe Iewels often in their silent kinde
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK III.v.126That seek out silent hanging; then mine hostThat seeke out silent hanging: Then mine Host
The Winter's TaleWT II.i.171You had only in your silent judgement tried it,You had onely in your silent iudgement tride it,
The Winter's TaleWT IV.iv.180That should be silent. If young DoriclesThat should be silent: If yong Doricles

Poems

 4 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
The Rape of LucreceLuc.71 Their silent war of lilies and of roses This silent warre of Lillies and of Roses,
The Rape of LucreceLuc.84 In silent wonder of still-gazing eyes. In silent wonder of still gazing eyes.
SonnetsSonn.23.13 O learn to read what silent love hath writ: O learne to read what silent loue hath writ,
SonnetsSonn.30.1 When to the sessions of sweet silent thought WHen to the Sessions of sweet silent thought,

Glossary

 11 result(s).
bite one's tonguestay silent, repress speech
dumbwordless, silent, mute
dumb-discoursivesilently persuasive, with compelling silent arguments
hushhushed, silent, quiet
mumsilent, mute, saying nothing
muteactor with no words to say, silent spectator
peacebe still, keep silent, be calm
silenttime of silence
stillsilent, quiet
tonguelessdumb, silent, mute
whistsilent, quiet, still

Thesaurus

 11 result(s).
arguments, with compelling silent dumb-discoursive
silentwhist
silenttongueless
silentmum
silenthush
silentstill
silentdumb
silent spectatormute
silent, keeppeace
silent, staybite one's tongue
spectator, silentmute
SHAKESPEARE'S WORDS © 2020 DAVID CRYSTAL & BEN CRYSTAL