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All's Well That Ends WellAW IV.iii.322But I will eat and drink and sleep as softBut I will eate, and drinke, and sleepe as soft
Antony and CleopatraAC I.i.44Now for the love of Love and her soft hours,Now for the loue of Loue, and her soft houres,
Antony and CleopatraAC II.ii.3.1To soft and gentle speech.To soft and gentle speech.
Antony and CleopatraAC II.ii.87.2Soft, Caesar!Soft Casar.
Antony and CleopatraAC II.vi.50The beds i'th' East are soft; and thanks to you,The beds i'th'East are soft, and thanks to you,
Antony and CleopatraAC II.vii.106.1In soft and delicate Lethe.In soft and delicate Lethe.
Antony and CleopatraAC V.ii.310As sweet as balm, as soft as air, as gentleAs sweet as Balme, as soft as Ayre, as gentle.
As You Like ItAYL III.ii.244You bring me out. Soft, comes he not here?You bring me out. Soft, comes he not heere?
The Comedy of ErrorsCE II.ii.118conclusion. But, soft – who wafts us yonder?conclusion: but soft, who wafts vs yonder. 
The Comedy of ErrorsCE III.i.30But soft, my door is locked. Go bid them let us in.But soft, my doore is lockt; goe bid them let vs in. 
The Comedy of ErrorsCE III.ii.69.2O, soft, sir, hold you still.Oh soft sir, hold you still:
The Comedy of ErrorsCE IV.i.19But soft, I see the goldsmith. Get thee gone;But soft I see the Goldsmith; get thee gone,
CoriolanusCor I.i.35famously he did it to that end. Though soft-consciencedFamouslie, he did it to that end: though soft conscienc'd
CoriolanusCor I.i.48Soft, who comes here?Soft, who comes heere?
CoriolanusCor I.ix.45Soft as the parasite's silk, let him be madesoft, as the Parasites Silke, / Let him be made
CoriolanusCor III.ii.82Hast not the soft way which, thou dost confess,Hast not the soft way, which thou do'st confesse
CymbelineCym III.iv.80Something's afore't – soft, soft! we'll no defence – Something's a-foot: Soft, soft, wee'l no defence,
CymbelineCym IV.ii.70.2Soft, what are youSoft, what are you
CymbelineCym IV.ii.295But, soft! No bedfellow! O gods and goddesses!But soft; no Bedfellow? Oh Gods, and Goddesses!
CymbelineCym IV.ii.353And never false. Soft ho, what trunk is here?And neuer false. Soft hoa, what truncke is heere?
CymbelineCym V.iii.71'Tis strange he hides him in fresh cups, soft beds,'Tis strange he hides him in fresh Cups, soft Beds,
HamletHam I.i.126But soft, behold, lo where it comes again!But soft, behold: Loe, where it comes againe:
HamletHam I.v.58But soft, methinks I scent the morning air.But soft, me thinkes I sent the Mornings Ayre;
HamletHam III.i.88And lose the name of action. Soft you now,And loose the name of Action. Soft you now,
HamletHam III.ii.399Would quake to look on. Soft, now to my mother.Would quake to looke on. Soft now, to my Mother:
HamletHam III.iii.71Be soft as sinews of the new-born babe!Be soft as sinewes of the new-borne Babe,
HamletHam IV.ii.3But soft, what noise? Who calls on Hamlet?What noise? Who cals on Hamlet?
HamletHam IV.vii.153If this should blast in proof. Soft, let me see.If this should blast in proofe: Soft, let me see
HamletHam V.i.213.1But soft, but soft awhile!But soft, but soft, aside;
HamletHam V.ii.108of very soft society and great showing. Indeed, to speak
Henry IV Part 11H4 I.iii.7Which hath been smooth as oil, soft as young down,Which hath beene smooth as Oyle, soft as yong Downe,
Henry IV Part 11H4 I.iii.153But soft, I pray you, did King Richard thenBut soft I pray you; did King Richard then
Henry IV Part 11H4 II.i.37Nay, by God, soft! I know a trick worthNay soft I pray ye, I know a trick worth
Henry IV Part 11H4 V.iii.32Soft! Who are you? Sir Walter Blunt – there's honourSoft who are you? Sir Walter Blunt, there's Honour
Henry IV Part 11H4 V.iv.129.2But soft, whom have we here?But soft, who haue we heere?
Henry IV Part 22H4 III.i.6Nature's soft nurse, how have I frighted thee,Natures soft Nurse, how haue I frighted thee,
Henry IV Part 22H4 V.ii.97And in your power soft silencing your son.And in your power, soft silencing your Sonne:
Henry VH5 II.iii.55Touch her soft mouth, and march.Touch her soft mouth, and march.
Henry VH5 III.iii.48We yield our town and lives to thy soft mercy.We yeeld our Towne and Liues to thy soft Mercy:
Henry VH5 IV.i.14A good soft pillow for that good white headA good soft Pillow for that good white Head,
Henry VI Part 22H6 II.iv.15But soft, I think she comes; and I'll prepareBut soft, I thinke she comes, and Ile prepare
Henry VI Part 22H6 III.ii.307Fie, coward woman and soft-hearted wretch!Fye Coward woman, and soft harted wretch,
Henry VI Part 33H6 I.iv.141Women are soft, mild, pitiful and flexible;Women are soft, milde, pittifull, and flexible;
Henry VI Part 33H6 II.ii.57And this soft courage makes your followers faint.And this soft courage makes your Followers faint:
Henry VI Part 33H6 III.ii.154And, for I should not deal in her soft laws,And for I should not deale in her soft Lawes,
Henry VIIIH8 II.iii.32Of your soft cheverel conscience would receive,Of your soft Chiuerell Conscience, would receiue,
Julius CaesarJC I.ii.249But, soft, I pray you; what, did Caesar swoon?But soft I pray you: what, did Casar swound?
Julius CaesarJC III.i.122Soft, who comes here? A friend of Antony's.Soft, who comes heere? A friend of Antonies.
King Edward IIIE3 I.ii.43Nay, soft ye, sir; first I must make my choice,Nay soft ye sir, first I must make my choyse,
King Edward IIIE3 II.i.79Beguile and ravish soft and human minds!Beguild and rauish soft and humane myndes.
King Edward IIIE3 II.i.185But soft, here comes the treasurer of my spirit. – But soft here comes the treasurer of my spirit,
King Edward IIIE3 III.i.38But soft, I hear the music of their drums,But soft I heare the musicke of their drums.
King Edward IIIE3 III.iv.70But soft, methinks I hearBut soft me thinkes I heare,
King Edward IIIE3 IV.vii.47By the soft temper of a Frenchman's sword.By the soft temper of a French mans sword:
King JohnKJ II.i.478Of soft petitions, pity, and remorse,Of soft petitions, pittie and remorse,
King JohnKJ IV.iii.50Presented to the tears of soft remorse.Presented to the teares of soft remorse.
King LearKL V.iii.270What is't thou sayest? Her voice was ever soft,What is't thou saist? Her voice was euer soft,
Love's Labour's LostLLL IV.iii.184.2Soft! Whither away so fast?Soft, Whither a-way so fast?
Love's Labour's LostLLL IV.iii.313Love's feeling is more soft and sensibleLoues feeling is more soft and sensible,
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.418I'll leave it by degrees. Soft, let us see:Ile leaue it by degrees: soft, let vs see,
Measure for MeasureMM II.ii.117Than the soft myrtle; but man, proud man,Then the soft Mertill: But man, proud man,
Measure for MeasureMM II.iv.129For we are soft as our complexions are,For we are soft, as our complexions are,
Measure for MeasureMM III.i.16For thou dost fear the soft and tender forkFor thou dost feare the soft and tender forke
Measure for MeasureMM IV.i.68When you depart from him but, soft and low,When you depart from him, but soft and low,
The Merchant of VeniceMV I.iii.55Will furnish me. But soft, how many monthsWill furnish me; but soft, how many months
The Merchant of VeniceMV III.iii.14I'll not be made a soft and dull-eyed fool,Ile not be made a soft and dull ey'd foole,
The Merchant of VeniceMV IV.i.96Be made as soft as yours, and let their palatesBe made as soft as yours: and let their pallats
The Merchant of VeniceMV IV.i.317Soft!Soft,
The Merchant of VeniceMV IV.i.318The Jew shall have all justice. Soft, no haste,the Iew shall haue all iustice, soft, no haste,
The Merchant of VeniceMV V.i.56Creep in our ears; soft stillness and the nightCreepe in our eares soft stilnes, and the night
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW I.iii.91And his soft couch defile.And his soft couch defile.
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND IV.i.126.2But soft, what nymphs are these?But soft, what nimphs are these?
Much Ado About NothingMA I.i.282Come thronging soft and delicate desires,Come thronging soft and delicate desires,
Much Ado About NothingMA V.i.196But, soft you, let me be; pluck up, my heart,But soft you, let me be, plucke vp my heart,
Much Ado About NothingMA V.iv.72Soft and fair, Friar. Which is Beatrice?Soft and faire Frier, which is Beatrice?
OthelloOth I.iii.82And little blessed with the soft phrase of peace;And little bless'd with the soft phrase of Peace;
OthelloOth III.iii.261And have not those soft parts of conversationAnd haue not those soft parts of Conuersation
OthelloOth V.i.22No, he must die. But soft, I hear him coming.No, he must dye. But so, I heard him comming.
OthelloOth V.ii.105Soft; by and by. Let me the curtains draw.Soft, by and by, let me the Curtaines draw.
OthelloOth V.ii.334Soft you; a word or two before you go.Soft you; a word or two before you goe:
PericlesPer II.v.23Soft, here he comes; I must dissemble it.Soft, heere he comes, I must dissemble it.
PericlesPer III.ii.58.2Wrench it open. Soft!Wrench it open soft;
PericlesPer IV.iv.45So well as soft and tender flattery.So well as soft and tender flatterie:
Richard IIR2 V.i.7But soft, but see, or rather do not see,But soft, but see, or rather doe not see,
Richard IIIR3 I.iii.140Or Edward's soft and pitiful like mine!Or Edwards soft and pittifull, like mine;
Richard IIIR3 I.iii.338But soft! Here come my executioners.But soft, heere come my Executioners,
Richard IIIR3 I.iv.161Soft! He wakes.Soft, he wakes.
Richard IIIR3 V.iii.179Have mercy, Jesu! – Soft! I did but dream.Haue mercy Iesu. Soft, I did but dreame.
Romeo and JulietRJ I.i.195.2Soft! I will go along.Soft I will goe along.
Romeo and JulietRJ II.ii.2But, soft! What light through yonder window breaks?But soft, what light through yonder window breaks?
Romeo and JulietRJ III.iv.18.1But soft! what day is this?But soft, what day is this?
Romeo and JulietRJ III.v.141Soft! Take me with you , take me with you, wife.Soft, take me with you, take me with you wife,
Romeo and JulietRJ III.v.211Upon so soft a subject as myself!Vpon so soft a subiect as my selfe.
The Taming of the ShrewTS induction.1.112With soft low tongue and lowly courtesy,With soft lowe tongue, and lowly curtesie,
The Taming of the ShrewTS induction.2.70I smell sweet savours and I feel soft things.I smel sweet sauours, and I feele soft things:
The Taming of the ShrewTS II.i.245With gentle conference, soft and affable.With gentle conference, soft, and affable.
The Taming of the ShrewTS IV.iv.23Soft, son!Soft son:
The Taming of the ShrewTS IV.v.26But, soft, company is coming here.But soft, Company is comming here.
The Taming of the ShrewTS V.ii.164Why are our bodies soft, and weak, and smooth,Why are our bodies soft, and weake, and smooth,
The Taming of the ShrewTS V.ii.166But that our soft conditions and our heartsBut that our soft conditions, and our harts,
The TempestTem I.ii.450.2Soft, sir! One word more.Soft sir, one word more.
The TempestTem III.iii.84.1He vanishes in thunder. Then, to soft music, enter theHe vanishes in Thunder: then (to soft Musicke.) Enter the
The TempestTem IV.i.60.1Soft music. Enter IrisSoft musick. Enter Iris.
The TempestTem V.i.142You have not sought her help, of whose soft graceYou haue not sought her helpe, of whose soft grace
Timon of AthensTim III.vi.100Soft, take thy physic first. Thou too, and thou.Soft, take thy Physicke first; thou too, and thou:
Timon of AthensTim IV.iii.116Make soft thy trenchant sword; for those milk-papsMake soft thy trenchant Sword: for those Milke pappes
Timon of AthensTim IV.iii.207Thy flatterers yet wear silk, drink wine, lie soft,Thy Flatterers yet weare Silke, drinke Wine, lye soft,
Timon of AthensTim V.iv.68With wax I brought away, whose soft impressionWith wax I brought away: whose soft Impression
Titus AndronicusTit III.i.45A stone is soft as wax, tribunes, more hard than stones.A stone is as soft waxe, / Tribunes more hard then stones:
Titus AndronicusTit IV.i.45Soft, so busily she turns the leaves.Soft, so busily she turnes the leaues,
Titus AndronicusTit IV.ii.51.1Soft, who comes here?Soft, who comes heere?
Titus AndronicusTit V.iii.115But soft, methinks I do digress too much,But soft, me thinkes I do digresse too much,
Troilus and CressidaTC I.i.58Writing their own reproach; to whose soft seizureWriting their owne reproach; to whose soft seizure,
Troilus and CressidaTC I.iii.25The hard and soft, seem all affined and kin;The hard and soft, seeme all affin'd, and kin.
Troilus and CressidaTC II.ii.106Soft infancy, that nothing can but cry,Soft infancie, that nothing can but cry,
Troilus and CressidaTC IV.ii.5And give as soft attachment to thy sensesAnd giue as soft attachment to thy sences,
Troilus and CressidaTC V.iii.89Farewell – yes, soft: Hector, I take my leave.Farewell: yes, soft: Hector I take my leaue;
Troilus and CressidaTC V.iv.18Soft! Here comes sleeve, and t' other.Soft, here comes Sleeue, and th'other.
Twelfth NightTN I.v.282Do give thee fivefold blazon. Not too fast! soft, softDo giue thee fiue-fold blazon: not too fast: soft, soft,
Twelfth NightTN II.v.91Her very phrases! By your leave, wax. Soft! and theHer very Phrases: By your leaue wax. Soft, and the
Twelfth NightTN II.v.137me, for every one of these letters are in my name. Soft!mee, for euery one of these Letters are in my name. Soft,
Twelfth NightTN V.i.320So far beneath your soft and tender breeding,So farre beneath your soft and tender breeding,
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK IV.ii.103He shows no such soft temper. His head's yellow,He shewes no such soft temper, his head's yellow,
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK IV.ii.147O my soft-hearted sister, what think you?O my soft harted Sister, what thinke you?
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK V.i.126Truer than I. O then, most soft sweet goddess,Truer then I. O then most soft sweet goddesse
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK V.iii.43In a soft sheath; mercy and manly courageIn a soft sheath; mercy, and manly courage
The Winter's TaleWT I.ii.95With one soft kiss a thousand furlongs ereWith one soft Kisse a thousand Furlongs, ere
The Winter's TaleWT IV.iv.360As soft as dove's down and as white as it,As soft as Doues-downe, and as white as it,
The Winter's TaleWT IV.iv.388.2Soft, swain, awhile, beseech you.Soft Swaine a-while, beseech you,
The Winter's TaleWT IV.iv.774he shall be stoned; but that death is too soft for him, sayhee shall be ston'd: but that death is too soft for him (say


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A Lover's ComplaintLC.278 Lending soft audience, to my sweet design, Lending soft audience, to my sweet designe,
The Passionate PilgrimPP.4.8 Touches so soft still conquer chastity. Touches so soft still conquer chastitie.
The Passionate PilgrimPP.18.49 But, soft, enough, too much I fear, But soft enough, too much I feare,
The Rape of LucreceLuc.200 A martial man to be soft fancy's slave! A martiall man to be soft fancies slaue,
The Rape of LucreceLuc.595 Soft pity enters at an iron gate. Soft pittie enters at an iron gate.
The Rape of LucreceLuc.1220 With soft slow tongue, true mark of modesty, With soft slow-tongue, true marke of modestie,
SonnetsSonn.99.4 Which on thy soft cheek for complexion dwells Which on thy soft cheeke for complexion dwells?
Venus and AdonisVen.81 From his soft bosom never to remove From his soft bosome neuer to remoue,
Venus and AdonisVen.142 My flesh is soft and plump, my marrow burning; My flesh is soft, and plumpe, my marrow burning,
Venus and AdonisVen.353 His tend'rer cheek receives her soft hand's print His tendrer cheeke, receiues her soft hands print,
Venus and AdonisVen.376 And being steeled, soft sighs can never grave it; And being steeld, soft sighes can neuer graue it.
Venus and AdonisVen.511 ‘ Pure lips, sweet seals in my soft lips imprinted, Pure lips, sweet seales in my soft lips imprinted,
Venus and AdonisVen.633 Nor thy soft hands, sweet lips and crystal eyne, Nor thy soft handes, sweet lips, and christall eine,
Venus and AdonisVen.1053 In his soft flank; whose wonted lily-white In his soft flanke, whose wonted lillie white
Venus and AdonisVen.1116 Sheathed unaware the tusk in his soft groin. Sheath'd vnaware the tuske in his soft groine.


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cap[men] soft brimless head-dress; [women] loose-fitting decorative head-dress
down-pillowpillow made of soft feathers
downysoft as down, comfort-giving
downyfluffy, soft
effeminatefeeble, soft, unmanly
gentlesoft, tender, kind
mollissoft air
softsociable, pleasing, pleasant
softgently, calmly, not so forcefully
soft[used as a command] not so fast, wait a moment, be quiet
softtender, compassionate, kind
softweak, faint, soft-hearted
softgently, not so fast
spoonmeat, spoon-meatsoft food served on a spoon
tendermild, soft, gentle
windgallsoft tumour on a horse's leg


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down, soft asdowny
feathers, pillow made of softdown-pillow
pillow made of soft feathersdown-pillow
soft as downdowny

Themes and Topics

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Attention signals...to barnardo and marcellus of the ghost] soft behold lo where it comes again ...
...nding his monologue upon seeing ophelia] soft you now / the fair ophelia [>> ‘behold...
...fair ophelia [>> ‘behold’ above] soft is also used in the sense of ‘not so fas...
... of ‘not so fast’ (see glossary entry at soft (adv ) 2) and as a discourse marker pa...
Discourse markers...ude soft ce ii ii 118 but soft - who wafts us yonder stop hold on ...
Plants...ree with elaborate growth known for its soft wood herb-grace herb of grace ...
Latin...st led me on mollis aer (cym v v 448) soft air ne intellegis domine (lll v i 25)...
...mall mollis (adj ) cym v v 448   soft gentle monachum (n m ) mm v i 26...

Words Families

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Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
SOFTBASICsoft adj, soft adv, soft int, soften v, softly adv, softness n
SOFTMINDsoft-conscienced adj, softly-sprighted adj
SOFTSTATEflower-soft adj, soft-hearted adj


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