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Search phrase: stead

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PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
All's Well That Ends WellAW V.iii.87.1Of what should stead her most?Of what should stead her most?
CoriolanusCor V.iii.193Were you in my stead, would you have heardWere you in my steed, would you haue heard
Henry VH5 IV.i.243What drink'st thou oft, instead of homage sweet,What drink'st thou oft, in stead of Homage sweet,
Henry VI Part 11H6 I.i.46Instead of gold, we'll offer up our arms,In stead of Gold, wee'le offer vp our Armes,
Henry VI Part 11H6 I.i.87Wounds will I lend the French instead of eyes,Wounds will I lend the French, in stead of Eyes,
Henry VI Part 11H6 I.i.117Instead whereof, sharp stakes plucked out of hedgesIn stead whereof, sharpe Stakes pluckt out of Hedges
Henry VI Part 11H6 I.v.29Renounce your soil, give sheep in lions' stead.Renounce your Soyle, giue Sheepe in Lyons stead:
Henry VI Part 11H6 IV.vi.31The help of one stands me in little stead.The helpe of one stands me in little stead.
Henry VI Part 22H6 III.i.294Had been the Regent there instead of me,Had beene the Regent there, in stead of me,
Henry VI Part 33H6 I.i.98Urge it no more; lest that, instead of words,Vrge it no more, lest that in stead of words,
Henry VI Part 33H6 II.vi.54Instead whereof let this supply the room:In stead whereof, let this supply the roome,
King Edward IIIE3 V.i.173And in the stead of tapers on his tombAnd in the stead of tapers on his tombe,
MacbethMac V.iii.26I must not look to have; but, in their stead,I must not looke to haue: but in their steed,
Measure for MeasureMM I.iv.17Proclaim you are no less. Can you so stead meProclaime you are no lesse: can you so steed me,
Measure for MeasureMM III.i.251to stead up your appointment, go in your place. If theto steed vp your appointment, goe in your place: if the
The Merchant of VeniceMV I.iii.7May you stead me? Will you pleasure me?May you sted me? Will you pleasure me?
The Merchant of VeniceMV IV.i.159up your grace's request in my stead. I beseech you let hisvp your Graces request in my sted. I beseech you, let his
OthelloOth I.iii.335toughness. I could never better stead thee thantoughnesse. I could neuer better steed thee then
PericlesPer Chorus.III.21Can stead the quest. At last from Tyre,Can steed the quest at last from Tyre:
PericlesPer Chorus.IV.41The sooner her vile thoughts to stead,The sooner her vile thoughts to stead,
Richard IIIR3 I.i.10And now, instead of mounting barbed steedsAnd now, in stead of mounting Barbed Steeds,
Richard IIIR3 V.iv.12Five have I slain today instead of him.Fiue haue I slaine to day, in stead of him.
The Taming of the ShrewTS I.i.199Thou shalt be master, Tranio, in my stead,Thou shalt be master, Tranio in my sted:
The Taming of the ShrewTS I.ii.263Must stead us all – and me amongst the rest – Must steed vs all, and me amongst the rest:
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG II.i.107No, madam; so it stead you, I will write,No (Madam) so it steed you, I will write
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG IV.iv.198My substance should be statue in thy stead.My substance should be statue in thy stead.
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK I.i.36What woman I may stead that is distressedWhat woman I may steed that is distrest,

Glossary

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steadhelp, assist, benefit
steadadvantage, help, benefit
steadkeep, maintain, fulfil, carry out [on behalf of someone]

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Words Families

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Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
BESTEADBASICsee STEAD
STEADBASICstead n, stead v, steady adv
STEADEXTRAinstead adv
STEADSTATEbestead v, steadfast adj, steadfastly adv
STEADNOTunsteadfast adj
UNSTEADFASTBASICsee STEAD
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