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Search phrase: simple

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 83 result(s). alternate result(s)
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
All's Well That Ends WellAW II.i.75With sprightly fire and motion; whose simple touchWith sprightly fire and motion, whose simple touch
All's Well That Ends WellAW II.i.140From simple sources; and great seas have driedFrom simple sources: and great Seas haue dried
All's Well That Ends WellAW II.ii.40O Lord, sir! – There's a simple putting off. More,O Lord sir theres a simple putting off: more,
All's Well That Ends WellAW II.iii.65I am a simple maid, and therein wealthiestI am a simple Maide, and therein wealthiest
Antony and CleopatraAC V.ii.271You must not think I am so simple but I knowYou must not think I am so simple, but I know
Antony and CleopatraAC V.ii.337A simple countryman, that brought her figs.A simple Countryman, that broght hir Figs:
As You Like ItAYL III.ii.74That is another simple sin in you, to bringThat is another simple sinne in you, to bring
As You Like ItAYL III.iii.3yet? Doth my simple feature content you?yet? / Doth my simple feature content you?
The Comedy of ErrorsCE III.ii.16What simple thief brags of his own attaint?What simple thiefe brags of his owne attaine?
The Comedy of ErrorsCE V.i.211But she tells to your highness simple truth.But she tels to your Highnesse simple truth. 
CymbelineCym III.iii.85In simple and low things to prince it, muchIn simple and lowe things, to Prince it, much
CymbelineCym III.iv.134With that harsh, noble, simple nothing,With that harsh, noble, simple nothing:
HamletHam I.ii.97An understanding simple and unschooled.An Vnderstanding simple, and vnschool'd:
Henry VH5 II.i.7iron. It is a simple one, but what though? it will toastyron: it is a simple one, but what though? It will toste
Henry VI Part 11H6 IV.i.187But howsoe'er, no simple man that seesBut howsoere, no simple man that sees
Henry VI Part 22H6 I.iii.72Salisbury and Warwick are no simple peers.Salisbury and Warwick are no simple Peeres.
Henry VI Part 22H6 II.ii.2Our simple supper ended, give me leave,Our simple Supper ended, giue me leaue,
Henry VI Part 22H6 III.i.54And in his simple show he harbours treason.And in his simple shew he harbours Treason.
Henry VI Part 22H6 IV.iv.10For God forbid so many simple soulsFor God forbid, so many simple soules
Henry VI Part 33H6 I.ii.59And trust not simple Henry nor his oaths.And trust not simple Henry, nor his Oathes.
Henry VI Part 33H6 III.i.82Ah, simple men, you know not what you swear!Ah simple men, you know not what you sweare:
Henry VI Part 33H6 IV.ii.16And but attended by a simple guard,And but attended by a simple Guard,
Henry VIIIH8 II.iv.106I am a simple woman, much too weakI am a simple woman, much too weake
Julius CaesarJC IV.ii.22There are no tricks in plain and simple faith;There are no trickes, in plaine and simple Faith:
King LearKL III.vii.43Be simple-answered, for we know the truth.Be simple answer'd, for we know the truth.
King LearKL IV.vi.153rails upon yon simple thief. Hark in thine ear – changerailes vpon yond simple theefe. Hearke in thine eare: Change
Love's Labour's LostLLL IV.i.141By my soul, a swain, a most simple clown!By my soule a Swaine, a most simple Clowne.
Love's Labour's LostLLL IV.ii.66This is a gift that I have; simple, simple; aThis is a gift that I haue simple: simple, a
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.264Farewell, mad wenches. You have simple wits.Farewell madde Wenches, you haue simple wits.
The Merchant of VeniceMV II.ii.149here's a simple line of life. Here's a small trifle of wives!here's a simple line of life, here's a small trifle of wiues,
The Merchant of VeniceMV II.ii.151maids is a simple coming-in for one man. And then tomaides is a simple comming in for one man, and then to
The Merchant of VeniceMV II.ii.153the edge of a feather-bed! Here are simple scapes. Well,the edge of a featherbed, here are simple scapes: well,
The Merchant of VeniceMV III.ii.81There is no vice so simple but assumesThere is no voice so simple, but assumes
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW I.i.1.1Enter Justice Shallow, Slender, and Sir Hugh EvansEnter Iustice Shallow, Slender, Sir Hugh Euans, Master Page, Falstoffe, Bardolph, Nym, Pistoll, Anne Page, Mistresse Ford, Mistresse Page, Simple.
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW I.i.27there is but three skirts for yourself, in my simplethere is but three Skirts for your selfe, in my simple
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW I.i.126Where's Simple, my man? Can you tell,Where's Simple my man? can you tell,
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW I.i.185Enter Simple
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW I.i.185How now, Simple, where have you been? I must waitHow now Simple, where haue you beene? I must wait
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW I.i.203country, simple though I stand here.Countrie, simple though I stand here.
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW I.i.252 (To Simple) Go, sirrah, for all you are my man, go waitgoe, Sirha, for all you are my man, goe wait
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW I.i.253Exit Simple
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW I.ii.1Enter Evans and SimpleEnter Euans, and Simple.
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW I.iv.1Enter Mistress Quickly and SimpleEnter Mistris Quickly, Simple, Iohn Rugby, Doctor, Caius, Fenton.
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW I.iv.14but has his fault. But let that pass. – Peter Simple youbut has his fault: but let that passe. Peter Simple, you
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW I.iv.39She shuts Simple in the closet
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW I.iv.67Enter Caius, pulling Simple out of the closet
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW I.iv.79Peace-a your tongue. (To Simple) Speak-a yourPeace-a-your tongue: speake-a-your
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW I.iv.87paper. (To Simple) Tarry you a little-a while.paper: tarry you a littell-a-while.
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW I.iv.88 (aside to Simple)
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW I.iv.98.1 (aside to Simple)
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW I.iv.108may be gone. It is not good you tarry here. Exit Simplemay be gon: it is not good you tarry here:
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW III.i.1Enter Evans and SimpleEnter Euans, Simple, Page, Shallow, Slender, Host, Caius, Rugby.
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW III.i.2and friend Simple by your name, which way haveand friend Simple by your name; which way haue
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW III.i.26Enter Simple
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW III.iii.68men's apparel and smell like Bucklersbury in simple-time.mens apparrell, and smell like Bucklers-berry in simple time:
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW III.v.28Simple of itself. I'll no pullet-sperm in mySimple of it selfe: Ile no Pullet-Spersme in my
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW IV.ii.4Ford, in the simple office of love, but in all the accoutrement,Ford, in the simple office of loue, but in all the accustrement,
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW IV.ii.163We are simple men; we do not know what's brought toWe are simple men, wee doe not know what's brought to
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW IV.v.1.1Enter Host and SimpleEnter Host, Simple, Falstaffe, Bardolfe, Euans, Caius, Quickly.
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND III.ii.317You see how simple and how fond I am.You see how simple, and how fond I am.
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND V.i.110But with good will. To show our simple skill,But with good will. To shew our simple skill,
Much Ado About NothingMA I.i.157do, for my simple true judgement? Or would you havedoe, for my simple true iudgement? or would you haue
Much Ado About NothingMA IV.i.36To witness simple virtue? Would you not swear,To witnesse simple Vertue? would you not sweare
OthelloOth I.i.108In simple and pure soul I come to you...In simple and pure soule, I come to you.
OthelloOth IV.ii.19She says enough; yet she's a simple bawdShe saies enough: yet she's a simple Baud
PericlesPer III.i.64Lying with simple shells. O Lychorida,Lying with simple shels: ô Lychorida,
Richard IIIR3 I.i.118Simple plain Clarence, I do love thee soSimple plaine Clarence, I do loue thee so,
Richard IIIR3 I.iii.52But thus his simple truth must be abusedBut thus his simple truth must be abus'd,
Richard IIIR3 I.iii.327I do beweep to many simple gullsI do beweepe to many simple Gulles,
Richard IIIR3 III.ii.26And for his dreams, I wonder he's so simpleAnd for his Dreames, I wonder hee's so simple,
Romeo and JulietRJ II.v.38Well, you have made a simple choice. You knowWell, you haue made a simple choice, you know
Romeo and JulietRJ III.i.33The fee-simple? O simple!The Fee-simple? O simple.
Romeo and JulietRJ III.ii.16Think true love acted simple modesty.Thinke true Loue acted simple modestie:
The Taming of the ShrewTS induction.1.133When they do homage to this simple peasant.When they do homage to this simple peasant,
The Taming of the ShrewTS II.i.99I here bestow a simple instrument,I heere bestow a simple instrument,
The Taming of the ShrewTS V.ii.160I am ashamed that women are so simpleI am asham'd that women are so simple,
Troilus and CressidaTC V.i.21discoveries!discoueries. Q addition 'rawe eies, durtrottē liuers, whissing lungs, bladders full of impostume. Sciaticaes lime-kills ith' palme, incurable bone-ach, and the riueled fee simple of the tetter take'
Twelfth NightTN I.v.45that this simple syllogism will serve, so; if it will not,that this simple Sillogisme will serue, so: if it will not,
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG I.ii.8According to my shallow simple skill.According to my shallow simple skill.
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG II.i.35were so simple, none else would. But you are so withoutwere so simple, none else would: but you are so without
The Winter's TaleWT IV.iv.342He's simple and tells much. (To Florizel) How now, fair shepherd!He's simple, and tels much. How now (faire shepheard)
The Winter's TaleWT IV.iv.593his sworn brother, a very simple gentleman! I have sold(his sworne brother) a very simple Gentleman. I haue sold
The Winter's TaleWT IV.iv.740How blessed are we that are not simple men!How blessed are we, that are not simple men?

Poems

 9 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
A Lover's ComplaintLC.144 And was my own fee-simple (not in part) And was my owne fee simple (not in part)
A Lover's ComplaintLC.320 Who young and simple would not be so lovered. Who young and simple would not be so louerd.
The Phoenix and TurtlePhoen.44 Simple were so well compounded; Simple were so well compounded.
The Rape of LucreceLuc.530 The poisonous simple sometimes is compacted The poysonous simple sometime is compacted
SonnetsSonn.66.11 And simple truth miscalled simplicity, And simple-Truth miscalde Simplicitie,
SonnetsSonn.125.7 For compound sweet, forgoing simple savour, For compound sweet; Forgoing simple sauor,
SonnetsSonn.138.8 On both sides thus is simple truth supprest. On both sides thus is simple truth supprest:
Venus and AdonisVen.244 He might be buried in a tomb so simple, He might be buried in a tombe so simple,
Venus and AdonisVen.795 Under whose simple semblance he hath fed Vnder whose simple semblance he hath fed,

Glossary

 21 result(s).
baremere, simple
foolsimple creature, poor thing
homelyplain, simple, ordinary
kerseyplain, simple, ordinary
plainsimple, homely, unaffected
plainsonglacking ornament, melodically simple
plainsongsimple straightforward melody
russetrustic, homely, simple
sillysimple, lowly, humble
simpleuninformed, ignorant, unintelligent
simpleingredient, element, constituent
simplemedicinal herb, medicine
simplecommon, ordinary, average, humble
simplefoolish, silly, stupid
simpleunmixed, without addition, plain
simplesincere, honest, open, innocent
simpleas sure as I stand here; or: though who am I to say so
simplebasic, minimal, small
solemere, simple, alone
sophisticatedremoved from the simple state, no longer natural
tongstype of simple metal musical instrument

Thesaurus

 12 result(s).
creature, simplefool
melodically simpleplainsong
melody, simple straightforward plainsong
simplebare
simplesilly
simpleplain
simplerusset
simplekersey
simplehomely
simplesole
simple creaturefool
simple state, removed from thesophisticated

Themes and Topics

 4 result(s).
Discourse markers...’s response response sentences may be a simple yea or nay as well as yes or no ( respo...
...urtier [clown] o lord sir - there’s a simple putting off catch-phrase to fill an ...
Farewells... is an early 19th-century development a simple farewell keyword location example adieu ...
Functional shift...m iii iii 85 nature prompts them / in simple and low things to prince it   ...
Withal and withal...asionally negative (‘nevertheless’) the simple form is also used as a preposition but ...

Words Families

 8 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
SIMPLEBASICsimple adj, simple n, simpleness n, simplicity n, simply adv
SIMPLELAWfee-simple n
SIMPLESPEECHsimple-answered adj, simple-time n

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