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Search phrase: sounding

Plays

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Henry VI Part 33H6 IV.iii.28.4The drum playing and trumpet sounding, enterThe Drumme playing, and Trumpet sounding. Enter
Henry VIIIH8 V.v.1.1Enter trumpets, sounding; then two Aldermen, LordEnter Trumpets sounding: Then two Aldermen, L.
King Edward IIIE3 I.i.160As cheerful sounding to my youthful spleenAs cheereful sounding to my youthfull spleene,
King JohnKJ IV.ii.150To whom he sung, in rude harsh-sounding rhymes,To whom he sung in rude harsh sounding rimes,
Romeo and JulietRJ I.i.150So far from sounding and discovery,So farre from sounding and discouery,
Romeo and JulietRJ IV.v.139have no gold for sounding.haue no gold for sounding:
Titus AndronicusTit V.iii.26.1Trumpets sounding. A table brought in. They sit. EnterHoboyes. A Table brought in. Enter
Troilus and CressidaTC III.ii.21Swooning destruction, or some joy too fine,Sounding distruction, or some ioy too fine,
Troilus and CressidaTC IV.ii.108With sounding ‘ Troilus.’ I will not go from Troy.With sounding Troylus. I will not goe from Troy.

Poems

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A Lover's ComplaintLC.305 Or swooning paleness: and he takes and leaves, Or sounding palenesse: and he takes and leaues,
Venus and AdonisVen.431 Melodious discord, heavenly tune harsh sounding, Mellodious discord, heauenly tune harsh sounding,

Glossary

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largegrandiose, impressive sounding
probableplausible, believable, likely sounding
soundingplaying, making music
soundingsounding out, gauging depth, investigation

Thesaurus

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impressive soundinglarge
likely soundingprobable
sounding likelyprobable
sounding outsounding

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