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 69 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
All's Well That Ends WellAW IV.iii.55which makes her story true even to the point of herwhich makes her storie true, euen to the poynt of her
All's Well That Ends WellAW V.iii.229The story then goes false you threw it himThe story then goes false, you threw it him
All's Well That Ends WellAW V.iii.322Let us from point to point this story knowLet vs from point to point this storie know,
Antony and CleopatraAC III.xiii.46.1And earns a place i'th' story.And earnes a place i'th'Story.
Antony and CleopatraAC V.ii.359Strike those that make them; and their story isStrike those that make them: and their Story is
As You Like ItAYL IV.iii.154To tell this story, that you might excuseTo tell this story, that you might excuse
The Comedy of ErrorsCE I.i.138But here must end the story of my life,But heere must end the story of my life,
The Comedy of ErrorsCE V.i.347Why, here begins his morning story right.Why heere begins his Morning storie right: 
CymbelineCym I.v.32rather than story him in his own hearing.rather then story him in his owne hearing.
CymbelineCym II.ii.27Why, such, and such; and the contents o'th' story.Why such, and such: and the Contents o'th'Story.
CymbelineCym II.iv.69With tapestry of silk and silver, the storyWith Tapistry of Silke, and Siluer, the Story
CymbelineCym III.iii.55Must court'sy at the censure. O boys, this storyMust curt'sie at the Censure. Oh Boyes, this Storie
CymbelineCym III.iii.91Into my story: say ‘ Thus mine enemy fell,Into my Story: say thus mine Enemy fell,
CymbelineCym III.vii.64We'll mannerly demand thee of thy story,Wee'l mannerly demand thee of thy Story,
CymbelineCym V.v.286.2Let me end the story:Let me end the Story:
HamletHam I.i.32That are so fortified against our story,That are so fortified against our Story,
HamletHam III.ii.271name's Gonzago. The story is extant, and written in veryname's Gonzago: the Story is extant and writ in
HamletHam V.ii.343.1To tell my story.To tell my Storie.
Henry IV Part 11H4 III.iii.167It appears so by the story.It appeares so by the Story.
Henry IV Part 22H4 II.i.143thy walls, a pretty slight drollery, or the story of thethy walles a pretty slight Drollery, or the Storie of the
Henry IV Part 22H4 epilogue.27continue the story, with Sir John in it, and make youcontinue the Story (with Sir Iohn in it) and make you
Henry VH5 IV.iii.56This story shall the good man teach his son;This story shall the good man teach his sonne:
Henry VH5 V.chorus.1Vouchsafe to those that have not read the storyVouchsafe to those that haue not read the Story,
Henry VH5 Epil.chorus.2Our bending author hath pursued the story,Our bending Author hath pursu'd the Story,
Henry VI Part 33H6 I.iv.160And if thou tellest the heavy story right,And if thou tell'st the heauie storie right,
Henry VI Part 33H6 II.i.44Some dreadful story hanging on thy tongue?Some dreadfull story hanging on thy Tongue?
Henry VIIIH8 prologue.26The very persons of our noble storyThe very Persons of our Noble Story,
Henry VIIIH8 I.i.36Beyond thought's compass, that former fabulous story,Beyond thoughts Compasse, that former fabulous Storie
Henry VIIIH8 II.iii.90There was a lady once – 'tis an old storyThere was a Lady once (tis an old Story)
Henry VIIIH8 III.ii.209I fear, the story of his anger. 'Tis so;I feare the Story of his Anger. 'Tis so:
Julius CaesarJC I.ii.92Well, honour is the subject of my story.Well, Honor is the subiect of my Story:
MacbethMac III.iv.64A woman's story at a winter's fire,A womans story, at a Winters fire
MacbethMac V.v.29Thou com'st to use thy tongue: thy story quickly!Thou com'st to vse thy Tongue: thy Story quickly.
Measure for MeasureMM I.iv.30.1Sir, make me not your story.Sir, make me not your storie.
Measure for MeasureMM IV.i.55Who hath a story ready for your ear.Who hath a storie readie for your eare:
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW IV.v.7the story of the Prodigal, fresh and new. Go, knock andthe story of the Prodigall, fresh and new: go, knock and
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND II.i.230Run when you will. The story shall be changed:Runne when you will, the story shall be chang'd:
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND III.i.57Pyramus and Thisbe, says the story, did talk through thePiramus and Thisby (saies the story) did talke through the
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND V.i.23But all the story of the night told over,But all the storie of the night told ouer,
Much Ado About NothingMA I.i.290That thou began'st to twist so fine a story?That thou beganst to twist so fine a story?
Much Ado About NothingMA IV.i.120The story that is printed in her blood?The storie that is printed in her blood?
OthelloOth I.iii.128Still questioned me the story of my lifeStill question'd me the Storie of my life,
OthelloOth I.iii.157That my youth suffered. My story being done,That my youth suffer'd: My Storie being done,
OthelloOth I.iii.164I should but teach him how to tell my story,I should but teach him how to tell my Story,
OthelloOth IV.i.132story.story.
PericlesPer Chorus.IV.19For certain in our story sheFor certaine in our storie, shee
PericlesPer IV.iv.9The stages of our story. PericlesThe stages of our storie Pericles
PericlesPer Chorus.V.2Into an honest house, our story says.Into an Honest-house our Storie sayes:
PericlesPer V.i.134.2Tell thy story.Tell thy storie,
PericlesPer V.i.165I'll hear you more, to the bottom of your story,Ile heare you more too'th bottome of your storie,
Richard IIR2 V.ii.2When weeping made you break the story off,When weeping made you breake the story off,
Richard IIIR3 I.ii.160Told the sad story of my father's deathTold the sad storie of my Fathers death,
Richard IIIR3 II.ii.149As index to the story we late talked of,As Index to the story we late talk'd of,
Richard IIIR3 IV.iii.8Wept like two children in their death's sad story.Wept like to Children, in their deaths sad Story.
Romeo and JulietRJ I.iii.93That in gold clasps locks in the golden story.That in Gold claspes, Lockes in the Golden storie:
Romeo and JulietRJ V.iii.309For never was a story of more woeFor neuer was a Storie of more Wo,
The TempestTem I.ii.137Which now's upon's; without the which, this storyWhich now's vpon's: without the which, this Story
The TempestTem I.ii.306.2The strangeness of your story putThe strangenes of your story, put
The TempestTem III.ii.149story.storie.
The TempestTem V.i.117An if this be at all – a most strange story.(And if this be at all) a most strange story.
The TempestTem V.i.305Go quick away – the story of my life,Goe quicke away: The story of my life,
The TempestTem V.i.313To hear the story of your life, which mustTo heare the story of your life; which must
Titus AndronicusTit V.iii.82The story of that baleful burning nightThe story of that balefull burning night,
Titus AndronicusTit V.iii.163Many a story hath he told to thee,Many a matter hath he told to thee,
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG I.i.21That's on some shallow story of deep love,That's on some shallow Storie of deepe loue,
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG I.i.23That's a deep story of a deeper love,That's a deepe Storie, of a deeper loue,
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG V.iv.172The story of your loves discovered.The story of your Loues discouered.
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK V.iii.14Shall make and act the story, the beliefShall make, and act the Story, the beleife
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK prologue.13Chaucer, of all admired, the story gives;Chaucer (of all admir'd) the Story gives,

Poems

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PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
A Lover's ComplaintLC.2 A plaintful story from a sist'ring vale A plaintfull story from a sistring vale
The Rape of LucreceLuc.808 The story of sweet chastity's decay, The storie of sweete chastities decay,
The Rape of LucreceLuc.813 ‘ The nurse to still her child will tell my story, The nourse to still her child will tell my storie,
The Rape of LucreceLuc.1521 For perjured Sinon, whose enchanting story For periur'd SINON, whose inchaunting storie
SonnetsSonn.84.8 That you are you, so dignifies his story, That you are you, so dignifies his story.
SonnetsSonn.88.6 Upon thy part I can set down a story Vpon thy part I can set downe a story
SonnetsSonn.95.5 That tongue that tells the story of thy days That tongue that tells the story of thy daies,
SonnetsSonn.98.7 Could make me any summer's story tell, Could make me any summers story tell:
Venus and AdonisVen.716 ‘ Leave me, and then the story aptly ends. Leaue me, and then the storie aptly ends,

Glossary

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argumentstory, subject, plot
Chanticleercock, rooster [in the medieval story of Reynard the Fox, retold in Chaucer's ‘The Nun's Priest's Tale’]
chroniclestory, account, narrative
creditreport, news, story
historystory, tale, narrative
processaccount, report, story
rehearsalstory, account, recounting
storygive an account of, portray
storynarrative shown in the arras tapestry
storybook of history, historical record
storypractical joke, theme for mockery
storyaccount, recital, narrative
talefalse rumour, story, tittle-tattle
toyfoolish story, old wives' tale
treatisestory, tale, narrative

Thesaurus

 10 result(s).
foolish storytoy
storyargument
storychronicle
storycredit
storyrehearsal
storytale
storyhistory
storyprocess
storytreatise
story, foolishtoy

Themes and Topics

 3 result(s).
How and how
Classical mythology
Non-classical legend, romance, and folklore...vis h8 i i 38 that former fabulous story got credit / that bevis was believ...
...like chanticleer cock in the medieval story of reynard the fox such as retold in ch...

Words Families

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Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
STORYBASICstory n
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