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Search phrase: sink

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 40 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
All's Well That Ends WellAW V.iii.181Than for to think that I would sink it here.Then for to thinke that I would sinke it heere.
Antony and CleopatraAC II.vii.60Keep off them, for you sink.Keepe off, them for you sinke.
Antony and CleopatraAC III.vii.15.2Sink Rome, and their tongues rotSinke Rome, and their tongues rot
The Comedy of ErrorsCE III.ii.52Let love, being light, be drowned if she sink.Let Loue, being light, be drowned if she sinke.
CoriolanusCor I.i.120.1Who is the sink o'th' body – Who is the sinke a th' body.
CoriolanusCor V.iii.50Leave unsaluted. Sink, my knee, i'th' earth;Leaue vnsaluted: Sinke my knee i'th' earth,
CymbelineCym III.vi.17At point to sink, for food. – But what is this?At point to sinke, for Food. But what is this?
Henry IV Part 11H4 I.iii.192If he fall in, good night, or sink, or swim!If he fall in, good night, or sinke or swimme:
Henry VH5 III.v.59He'll drop his heart into the sink of fear,Hee'le drop his heart into the sinck of feare,
Henry VI Part 22H6 IV.i.71Ay, kennel, puddle, sink, whose filth and dirtI kennell, puddle, sinke, whose filth and dirt
Henry VI Part 33H6 V.iv.30Tread on the sand; why, there you quickly sink.Tread on the Sand, why there you quickly sinke,
Henry VI Part 33H6 V.vi.62Sink in the ground? I thought it would have mounted.Sinke in the ground? I thought it would haue mounted.
Henry VIIIH8 II.i.60And if I have a conscience let it sink me,And if I haue a Conscience, let it sincke me,
Henry VIIIH8 II.i.131But where they mean to sink ye. All good people,But where they meane to sinke ye: all good people
Henry VIIIH8 III.ii.383A load would sink a navy – too much honour.A loade, would sinke a Nauy, (too much Honor.)
Julius CaesarJC I.ii.111Caesar cried, ‘ Help me, Cassius, or I sink!’Casar cride, Helpe me Cassius, or I sinke.
Julius CaesarJC IV.ii.27Sink in the trial. Comes his army on?Sinke in the Triall. Comes his Army on?
Julius CaesarJC V.iii.61As in thy red rays thou dost sink to night,As in thy red Rayes thou doest sinke to night;
King Edward IIIE3 II.i.460My body sink my soul in endless woe!My body sinke, my soule in endles woo.
King Edward IIIE3 III.i.170And tottering sink into the ruthless flood,And tottering sink into the ruthlesse floud,
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND III.ii.104Sink in apple of his eye.Sinke in apple of his eye,
Much Ado About NothingMA II.i.70the cinquepace faster and faster, till he sink into histhe cinque-pace faster and faster, till he sinkes into his
Much Ado About NothingMA IV.i.108Why, how now, cousin! Wherefore sink you down?Why how now cosin, wherfore sink you down?
OthelloOth II.iii.203Shall sink in my rebuke. Give me to knowShall sinke in my rebuke. Giue me to know
PericlesPer I.iv.48Here many sink, yet those which see them fallHeere manie sincke, yet those which see them fall,
PericlesPer IV.vi.118Would sink and overwhelm you. Away!would sincke and ouerwhelme you. Away.
Richard IIIR3 IV.iv.463There let him sink, and be the seas on him!There let him sinke, and be the Seas on him,
Romeo and JulietRJ I.iv.22Under love's heavy burden do I sink.Vnder loues heauy burthen doe I sinke.
Romeo and JulietRJ I.iv.23And, to sink in it, should you burden love – And to sinke in it should you burthen loue,
The TempestTem I.i.39drown? Have you a mind to sink?drowne, haue you a minde to sinke?
The TempestTem I.i.59Let's all sink wi'th' King.Let's all sinke with' King
The TempestTem I.ii.32Which thou heard'st cry, which thou sawst sink. Sit down.Which thou heardst cry, which thou saw'st sinke: Sit downe,
The TempestTem II.i.204Doth it not then our eyelids sink? I findDoth it not then our eye-lids sinke? I finde
Timon of AthensTim II.ii.236That Timon's fortunes 'mong his friends can sink.That Timons fortunes 'mong his Friends can sinke.
Timon of AthensTim III.vi.104Burn house! Sink Athens! Henceforth hated beBurne house, sinke Athens, henceforth hated be
Titus AndronicusTit III.ii.19May run into that sink, and soaking in,May run into that sinke, and soaking in,
Troilus and CressidaTC V.i.71Sweet draught, sweet, quoth 'a! Sweet sink,Sweet draught: sweet quoth-a? sweet sinke,
Troilus and CressidaTC V.viii.11So, Ilium, fall thou; now, Troy, sink down!So Illion fall thou: now Troy sinke downe;
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK I.ii.8I'th' aid o'th' current were almost to sink,I'th aide o'th Current, were almost to sincke,
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK II.i.121Will never sink, they must not; say they could,Will never sincke, they must not, say they could,

Poems

 1 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
Venus and AdonisVen.150 Not gross to sink, but light, and will aspire. Not grosse to sinke, but light, and will aspire.

Glossary

 8 result(s).
anchorembed, sink, fix firmly
declinesink, fall to a low level
miresink in the mire, get bogged down
sinkbe ruined, give up, perish
sinkcesspool, waste pit, sewer
sinkfail, fall down, give way
sinking-ripeready to sink
whelmoverwhelm, drown, sink

Thesaurus

 7 result(s).
mire, sink in themire
ready to sinksinking-ripe
sinkanchor
sinkwhelm
sinkdecline
sink in the miremire
sink, ready tosinking-ripe

Words Families

 9 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
SINKBASICsink n, sink v, sinking adj, sinking n, sunken adj
SINKACTIONsinking-ripe adj
SINKAPPEARANCEdeep-sunken adj
SINKDANCEsink-apace n [pun]
SUNKENBASICsee SINK
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