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Search phrase: single

Plays

 58 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
All's Well That Ends WellAW II.iii.294I'll to the wars, she to her single sorrow.Ile to the warres, she to her single sorrow.
All's Well That Ends WellAW IV.ii.22But the plain single vow that is vowed true.But the plaine single vow, that is vow'd true:
All's Well That Ends WellAW V.ii.35I beseech your honour to hear me one singleI beseech your honour to heare mee one single
All's Well That Ends WellAW V.ii.37You beg a single penny more. Come, you shallyou begge a single peny more: Come you shall
Antony and CleopatraAC III.vii.30So hath my lord dared him to single fight.So hath my Lord, dar'd him to single fight.
Antony and CleopatraAC IV.iv.37Determine this great war in single fight!Determine this great Warre in single fight;
Antony and CleopatraAC V.i.18Is not a single doom; in the name layIs not a single doome, in the name lay
As You Like ItAYL III.iii.53Is the single man therefore blessed? No. As a walledIs the single man therefore blessed? No, as a wall'd
CoriolanusCor II.i.35single. Your abilities are too infant-like for doingsingle: your abilities are to Infant-like, for dooing
CoriolanusCor II.iii.43 one of us has a single honour, in giving him our ownone of vs ha's a single Honor, in giuing him our own
CoriolanusCor III.ii.102Yet, were there but this single plot to lose,Yet were there but this single Plot, to loose
CoriolanusCor IV.i.42O'er the vast world to seek a single man,O're the vast world, to seeke a single man,
CymbelineCym IV.i.13and more remarkable in single oppositions;and more remarkeable in single oppositions;
CymbelineCym IV.ii.121With his own single hand he'ld take us in,With his owne single hand heel'd take vs in,
CymbelineCym IV.ii.130.2No single soulNo single soule
HamletHam III.iii.11The single and peculiar life is boundThe single / And peculiar life is bound
HamletHam IV.v.79When sorrows come, they come not single spies,When sorrowes comes, they come not single spies,
Henry IV Part 11H4 I.iii.98In single opposition hand to hand,In single Opposition hand to hand,
Henry IV Part 11H4 V.i.100Try fortune with him in a single fight.Try fortune with him, in a Single Fight.
Henry IV Part 11H4 V.ii.46And, nephew, challenged you to single fight.And Nephew, challeng'd you to single fight.
Henry IV Part 22H4 I.ii.185short, your chin double, your wit single, and every partshort? your wit single? and euery part
Henry VI Part 11H6 I.ii.95In single combat thou shalt buckle with me,In single Combat thou shalt buckle with me;
Henry VI Part 22H6 I.iii.206For single combat in convenient place,For single Combat, in conuenient place,
Henry VI Part 33H6 II.iv.12Nay, Warwick, single out some other chase;Nay Warwicke, single out some other Chace,
Henry VI Part 33H6 IV.vii.74By this I challenge him to single fight.By this I challenge him to single fight.
Henry VI Part 33H6 V.i.43But whiles he thought to steal the single ten,But whiles he thought to steale the single Ten,
Henry VIIIH8 I.i.15Till this time pomp was single, but now marriedTill this time Pompe was single, but now married
Henry VIIIH8 I.ii.41I know but of a single part in aughtI know but of a single part in ought
Henry VIIIH8 I.ii.70A single voice, and that not passed me butA single voice, and that not past me, but
Henry VIIIH8 V.iii.38I speak it with a single heart, my lords – (I speake it with a single heart, my Lords)
Julius CaesarJC I.ii.94Think of this life; but for my single self,Thinke of this life: But for my single selfe,
King Edward IIIE3 V.i.73I took the king myself in single fight,I tooke the king my selfe in single fight,
King LearKL V.iii.103Trust to thy single virtue; for thy soldiers,Trust to thy single vertue, for thy Souldiers
Love's Labour's LostLLL II.i.28Bold of your worthiness, we single youBold of your worthinesse, we single you,
MacbethMac I.iii.139Shakes so my single state of manShakes so my single state of Man,
MacbethMac I.vi.16Were poor and single business to contendWere poore, and single Businesse, to contend
MacbethMac IV.iii.197.1Due to some single breast?Due to some single brest?
The Merchant of VeniceMV I.iii.142Your single bond, and, in a merry sport,Your single bond, and in a merrie sport
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND I.i.78Grows, lives, and dies in single blessedness.Growes, liues, and dies, in single blessednesse.
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND I.i.90For aye austerity and single life.For aie, austerity, and single life.
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND I.i.121To death or to a vow of single life.To death, or to a vow of single life.
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND II.ii.56So then two bosoms and a single troth.So then two bosomes, and a single troth.
Much Ado About NothingMA II.i.256gave him use for it, a double heart for his single one.gaue him vse for it, a double heart for a single one,
Much Ado About NothingMA V.iv.112single life, to make thee a double-dealer; which out ofsingle life, to make thee a double dealer, which out of
PericlesPer IV.iii.8To equal any single crown o'th' earthto equall any single Crowne ath earth
Romeo and JulietRJ II.iv.61worn out thy pump, that, when the single sole of itworne out thy Pump, that when the single sole of it
Romeo and JulietRJ II.iv.64O single-soled jest, solely singular for theO single sol'd ieast, / Soly singular for the
The TempestTem I.ii.433A single thing, as I am now, that wondersA single thing, as I am now, that wonders
The TempestTem V.i.248Which shall be shortly, single I'll resolve you,(Which shall be shortly single) I'le resolue you,
Timon of AthensTim I.ii.143.2Timon, and to show their loves each single out anTimon, and to shew their loues, each single out an
Timon of AthensTim II.ii.60No, thou standest single, th' art not on himNo thou stand'st single, th'art not on him
Timon of AthensTim II.ii.134Perchance some single vantages you tookPerchance some single vantages you tooke,
Timon of AthensTim V.i.105Each man apart, all single and alone,Each man a part, all single, and alone,
Titus AndronicusTit II.i.117Single you thither then this dainty doe,Single you thither then this dainty Doe,
Troilus and CressidaTC II.ii.136For what, alas, can these my single arms?For what (alas) can these my single armes?
Troilus and CressidaTC IV.iv.46And scants us with a single famished kiss,And scants vs with a single famisht kisse,
Troilus and CressidaTC IV.iv.147On his fair worth and single chivalry.On his faire worth, and single Chiualrie.
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK V.iii.86Worth so composed a man; their single share,Worth so composd a Man: their single share,

Poems

 5 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
The Phoenix and TurtlePhoen.39 Single nature's double name Single Natures double name,
SonnetsSonn.3.14 Die single and thine image dies with thee. Die single and thine Image dies with thee.
SonnetsSonn.8.14 Sings this to thee: thou single wilt prove none. Sings this to thee thou single wilt proue none.
SonnetsSonn.9.2 That thou consum'st thyself in single life? That thou consum'st thy selfe in single life?
SonnetsSonn.39.6 And our dear love lose name of single one, And our deare loue loose name of single one,

Glossary

 19 result(s).
battlesingle combat, individual fight
chastecelibate, single, unmarried
companionshipbelonging to one company, in a single party
denotemark out, single out, distinguish
Milo[pron: 'miyloh] Greek athlete, 6th-c BC, who carried an ox around the stadium at Olympia then ate it all in a single day
oddalone, single, solitary
pinnacesmall speedy boat with a single mast
powersingle force, one power
scimitarshort curved sword with a single edge, from the East
selfa sole, one and the same, a single
singleindividual, particular
singlepoor, feeble, slight, trivial
singlesolitary, lone, unaccompanied
singleunaided, single-handed, sole
single[hunting] select from a herd, separate from other people
single[hunting] single out, pick out
singlealone, by oneself
singlyby another person, by a single individual
tricesingle pull

Thesaurus

 12 result(s).
combat, singlebattle
force, singlepower
individual, by a singlesingly
pull, singletrice
singleodd
singlechaste
single individual, by asingly
single outdenote
single outsingle
single party, in acompanionship
single pulltrice
single, aself

Themes and Topics

 5 result(s).
Elision... elision in lexical words initial single consonant form location ...
...sh quietness on every side medial single consonant form location ...
...cular of the inter’gatories final single consonant form location ...
Negatives...ammar’ to use a double negative within a single clause in standard english unless one is...
Weapons... mv ii i 24 short curved sword with a single edge from the east sheath r...
Historical figures... stadium at olympia then ate it all in a single day mulmutius cym iii i 59 ...
Abbreviations...e headword need to be distinguished in a single quotation these are identifed using the...

Words Families

 8 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
SINGLEBASICsingle adj, single v, singleness n, singly adv, singular adj, singularity n, singule v
SINGLEFOOTWEARsingle-soled
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