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Search phrase: stain

Plays

 39 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
All's Well That Ends WellAW I.i.110Ay. You have some stain of soldier in you: let meI: you haue some staine of souldier in you: Let mee
All's Well That Ends WellAW II.i.120So stain our judgement or corrupt our hope,So staine our iudgement, or corrupt our hope,
Antony and CleopatraAC III.iv.27Shall stain your brother. Make your soonest haste;Shall staine your Brother, make your soonest hast,
CoriolanusCor I.x.18With only suffering stain by him; for himWith onely suff'ring staine by him: for him
CoriolanusCor V.vi.113Stain all your edges on me. ‘Boy'! False hound!Staine all your edges on me. Boy, false Hound:
CymbelineCym II.iv.139.1This stain upon her?This staine vpon her?
CymbelineCym II.iv.140Another stain, as big as hell can hold,Another staine, as bigge as Hell can hold,
Henry IV Part 11H4 I.i.84See riot and dishonour stain the browSee Ryot and Dishonor staine the brow
Henry IV Part 11H4 III.i.181Loseth men's hearts and leaves behind a stainLoseth mens hearts, and leaues behinde a stayne
Henry IV Part 11H4 III.ii.136And stain my favours in a bloody mask,And staine my fauours in a bloody Maske:
Henry IV Part 11H4 V.ii.93A sword whose temper I intend to staina Sword, / Whose worthy temper I intend to staine
Henry VH5 IV.ii.19To give each naked curtle-axe a stainTo giue each naked Curtleax a stayne,
Henry VI Part 11H6 IV.i.45Stain to thy countrymen, thou hearest thy doom.Staine to thy Countrymen, thou hear'st thy doom:
Henry VI Part 11H6 IV.v.26Flight cannot stain the honour you have won;Flight cannot stayne the Honor you haue wonne,
Henry VI Part 11H6 IV.v.42Thy father's charge shall clear thee from that stain.Thy Fathers charge shal cleare thee from yt staine.
Henry VI Part 22H6 IV.i.11Or with their blood stain this discoloured shore.Or with their blood staine this discoloured shore.
Julius CaesarJC II.i.132Such creatures as men doubt; but do not stainSuch Creatures as men doubt; but do not staine
King Edward IIIE3 I.ii.100If that her self were by to stain herself,If that her selfe were by to staine herselfe,
King Edward IIIE3 II.i.416Hath he no means to stain my honest blood,Hath he no meanes to stayne my honest blood,
King Edward IIIE3 II.ii.185Shall stain thy earth with that which thou wouldst stain,Shall staine thy earth, with that which thou would staine:
King Edward IIIE3 IV.iv.98For I will stain my horse quite o'er with bloodFor I will staine my horse quite ore with bloud,
King JohnKJ II.i.45Lest unadvised you stain your swords with blood.Lest vnaduis'd you staine your swords with bloud,
King LearKL II.iv.273Stain my man's cheeks! No, you unnatural hags,Staine my mans cheekes. No you vnnaturall Hags,
King LearKL V.iii.260If that her breath will mist or stain the stone,If that her breath will mist or staine the stone,
Love's Labour's LostLLL II.i.48If virtue's gloss will stain with any soil –If vertues glosse will staine with any soile,
Measure for MeasureMM III.i.203redeem your brother from the angry law, do no stainredeem your brother from the angry Law; doe no staine
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND V.i.142Which Lion vile with bloody mouth did stain.Which Lyon vile with bloody mouth did staine.
Much Ado About NothingMA III.i.85To stain my cousin with. One doth not knowTo staine my cosin with, one doth not know,
Richard IIR2 III.iii.66To dim his glory and to stain the trackTo dimme his glory, and to staine the tract
Richard IIR2 III.iii.71That any harm should stain so fair a show!That any harme should staine so faire a shew.
Richard IIR2 IV.i.29To stain the temper of my knightly sword.To staine the temper of my Knightly sword.
Richard IIIR3 IV.iv.207And I'll corrupt her manners, stain her beauty,And Ile corrupt her Manners, staine her Beauty,
Romeo and JulietRJ II.iii.71Lo, here upon thy cheek the stain doth sitLo here vpon thy cheeke the staine doth sit,
Timon of AthensTim V.i.171Giving our holy virgins to the stainGiuing our holy Virgins to the staine
Titus AndronicusTit I.i.119Andronicus, stain not thy tomb with blood.Andronicus, staine not thy Tombe with blood.
Titus AndronicusTit III.i.211And stain the sun with fog, as sometime cloudsAnd staine the Sun with fogge as somtime cloudes,
Troilus and CressidaTC I.ii.26stain of it. He is melancholy without cause, and merrystaine of it. He is melancholy without cause, and merry
The Winter's TaleWT II.ii.19Here's such ado to make no stain a stainHeere's such a-doe, to make no staine, a staine,
The Winter's TaleWT V.iii.82You'll mar it if you kiss it; stain your ownYou'le marre it, if you kisse it; stayne your owne

Poems

 12 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
The Rape of LucreceLuc.56 Virtue would stain that or with silver white. Vertue would staine that ore with siluer white.
The Rape of LucreceLuc.168 While lust and murder wake to stain and kill. While Lust and Murder wakes to staine and kill
The Rape of LucreceLuc.655 Who seek to stain the ocean of thy blood. Who seeke to staine the Ocean of thy blood.
The Rape of LucreceLuc.684 O, that prone lust should stain so pure a bed! O that prone lust should staine so pure a bed,
The Rape of LucreceLuc.1012 The stain upon his silver down will stay. The staine vppon his siluer Downe will stay.
The Rape of LucreceLuc.1701 ‘ How may this forced stain be wiped from me? How may this forced staine be wip'd from me?
The Rape of LucreceLuc.1708 And why not I from this compelled stain?’ And why not I from this compelled staine?
The Rape of LucreceLuc.1710 Her body's stain her mind untainted clears; Her bodies staine, her mind vntainted cleares,
SonnetsSonn.33.14 Suns of the world may stain, when heaven's sun staineth. Suns of the world may staine, whẽ heauens sun stainteh.
SonnetsSonn.35.3 Clouds and eclipses stain both Moon and Sun, Cloudes and eclipses staine both Moone and Sunne,
SonnetsSonn.109.8 So that myself bring water for my stain. So that my selfe bring water for my staine,
Venus and AdonisVen.9 Stain to all nymphs, more lovely than a man, Staine to all Nimphs, more louely then a man,

Glossary

 30 result(s).
attainderdishonourable stain, foul slur
attaintstain, infection, corruption
badgemark [as if by a badge], stain
beraystain, defile, disfigure
besmirchdiscolour, sully, stain
blisterraise blisters on [as if branded on the forehead as a whore]; tarnish, stain
blotstain, disgrace, blemish
blurblot, stain, blemish
blurblot, stain, defame
colourdye, stain a new colour
embruepierce, stab, stain with blood
imbruepierce, stab, stain with blood
maculationstain, sport, defilement
mealstain, spot, blemish
raydisfigure, stain, blemish
slubbersmear, stain, soil
soilblemish, stain, tarnish
spotstain, blemish, blot
spotstain, blemish, blot
staindisgrace, shame
staineclipse, belittle, put in the shade
stainhint, tinge, dash
staincorrupt, spoil, taint
stainpollution, defilement
stainobject stained with blood [as of a martyr]
stainobscure, hide, blot out
sullydim, stain, tarnish
sullyblemish, stain, flaw
taintsully, infect, stain
touchstain, taint, infect

Thesaurus

 25 result(s).
blood, stain with imbrue
colour, stain a newcolour
dishonourable stainattainder
stainblister
stainbesmirch
stainattaint
stainbadge
stainberay
staintouch
staintaint
stainsully
stainblur
stainsully
stainmeal
stainslubber
stainblot
stainmaculation
stainspot
stainblur
stainspot
stainray
stainsoil
stain a new colourcolour
stain with bloodimbrue
stain, dishonourableattainder

Themes and Topics

 1 result(s).
Regrets...70 alack for woe / that any harm should stain so fair a show alas ham iv v 37 ...

Words Families

 14 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
BESTAINEDBASICsee STAIN
OVERSTAINBASICsee STAIN
STAINBASICstain n, stain v, stained adj, staining adj
STAININTENSITYoverstain v
STAINSTATEbestained adj
STAINTYPEbloodstained adj, lust-stained adj, neighbour-stained adj, tear-stained adj
STAINNOTstainless adj
UNSTAINEDBASICsee STAIN
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