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 174 result(s).
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All's Well That Ends WellAW II.iii.293I'll send her straight away. TomorrowIle send her straight away: To morrow,
All's Well That Ends WellAW IV.i.18one to another; so we seem to know is to know straightone to another: so we seeme to know, is to know straight
Antony and CleopatraAC II.ii.173.1Whither straight I'll lead you.Whether straight Ile lead you.
Antony and CleopatraAC III.xi.20Which leaves itself. To the seaside straightway!Which leaues it selfe, to the Sea-side straight way;
Antony and CleopatraAC IV.xii.3.1Straight how 'tis like to go.straight, how 'ris like to go.
As You Like ItAYL II.i.69I'll bring you to him straight.Ile bring you to him strait.
As You Like ItAYL III.v.136.2I'll write it straight:Ile write it strait:
The Comedy of ErrorsCE I.i.87And floating straight, obedient to the stream,And floating straight, obedient to the streame,
The Comedy of ErrorsCE III.ii.193If any ship put out, then straight away!If any ship put out, then straight away.
The Comedy of ErrorsCE IV.i.103To Adriana, villain, hie thee straight.To Adriana Villaine hie thee straight:
The Comedy of ErrorsCE IV.ii.62Go, Dromio, there's the money. Bear it straight, Go Dromio, there's the monie, beare it straight,
The Comedy of ErrorsCE IV.iv.54And to thy state of darkness hie thee straight.And to thy state of darknesse hie thee straight,
The Comedy of ErrorsCE IV.iv.138Straight after did I meet him with a chain.Straight after did I meete him with a Chaine.
CoriolanusCor II.ii.114His ready sense, then straight his doubled spiritHis readie sence: then straight his doubled spirit
CoriolanusCor II.iii.147That I'll straight do and, knowing myself again,That Ile straight do: and knowing my selfe again,
CoriolanusCor III.i.35And straight disclaim their tongues? What are your offices?And straight disclaim their toungs? what are your Offices?
CoriolanusCor III.iii.25Put him to choler straight. He hath been usedPut him to Choller straite, he hath bene vs'd
CoriolanusCor IV.v.90Of shame seen through thy country, speed thee straightOf shame seene through thy Country, speed thee straight
CymbelineCym I.v.163set down by lawful counsel, and straight away forset downe by lawfull Counsell, and straight away for
CymbelineCym III.i.38have crooked noses, but to owe such straight arms,haue crook'd Noses, but to owe such straite Armes,
CymbelineCym V.iii.7Through a straight lane; the enemy full-hearted,Through a strait Lane, the Enemy full-heart'd,
HamletHam II.ii.429at anything we see. We'll have a speech straight. Come,at any thing we see: wee'l haue a Speech straight. Come
HamletHam III.iv.1'A will come straight. Look you lay home to him.He will come straight: / Looke you lay home to him,
HamletHam IV.iv.31I'll be with you straight. Go a little before.
HamletHam V.i.4grave straight. The crowner hath sat on her, and findsGraue straight, the Crowner hath sate on her, and finds
Henry IV Part 11H4 I.iii.78That we at our own charge shall ransom straightThat we at our owne charge, shall ransome straight
Henry IV Part 11H4 I.iii.124I will not send them. I will after straightI will not send them. I will after straight
Henry IV Part 11H4 I.iii.256Deliver them up without their ransom straight,Deliuer them vp without their ransome straight,
Henry IV Part 11H4 II.iii.74Well, I will back him straight. O Esperance!Well, I will backe him straight. Esperance,
Henry IV Part 11H4 II.iv.143could run as fast as thou canst. You are straight enoughcould run as fast as thou canst. You are straight enough
Henry IV Part 11H4 III.i.110And then he runs straight and even.And then he runnes straight and euen.
Henry IV Part 11H4 III.i.220And straight they shall be here. Sit, and attend.And straight they shall be here: sit, and attend.
Henry IV Part 11H4 V.iv.45And so hath Clifton – I'll to Clifton straight.And so hath Clifton: Ile to Clifton straight.
Henry IV Part 22H4 II.iv.14they supped is too hot; they'll come in straight.
Henry IV Part 22H4 IV.iv.116Stand from him, give him air; he'll straight be well.Stand from him, giue him ayre: / Hee'le straight be well.
Henry IV Part 22H4 V.iii.43Your worship! I'll be with you straight. (toYour Worship: Ile be with you straight.
Henry VH5 II.i.33thought we keep a bawdy-house straight.thought we keepe a Bawdy-house straight.
Henry VH5 II.ii.191Putting it straight in expedition.Putting it straight in expedition.
Henry VH5 III.vii.52your straight strossers.your strait Strossers.
Henry VH5 IV.ii.13To horse, you gallant Princes, straight to horse!To Horse you gallant Princes, straight to Horse.
Henry VH5 V.chorus.45After your thoughts, straight back again to France.After your thoughts, straight backe againe to France.
Henry VH5 V.ii.158but a ballad. A good leg will fall; a straight back willbut a Ballad; a good Legge will fall, a strait Backe will
Henry VI Part 11H6 IV.i.73Then gather strength and march unto him straight;Then gather strength, and march vnto him straight:
Henry VI Part 11H6 IV.iv.40Come, go; I will dispatch the horsemen straight; Come go, I will dispatch the Horsemen strait:
Henry VI Part 11H6 V.iv.47You judge it straight a thing impossibleYou iudge it straight a thing impossible
Henry VI Part 22H6 II.i.137Sirrah, go fetch the beadle hither straight.Sirrha, goe fetch the Beadle hither straight.
Henry VI Part 22H6 III.ii.15Go, call our uncle to our presence straight;Goe call our Vnckle to our presence straight:
Henry VI Part 22H6 III.ii.244Unless Lord Suffolk straight be done to death,Vnlesse Lord Suffolke straight be done to death,
Henry VI Part 22H6 IV.i.24And so will I, and write home for it straight.And so will I, and write home for it straight.
Henry VI Part 22H6 IV.ix.33Is straightway calmed and boarded with a pirate.Is straight way calme, and boorded with a Pyrate.
Henry VI Part 33H6 I.ii.70And issue forth and bid them battle straight.And issue forth, and bid them Battaile straight.
Henry VI Part 33H6 IV.i.132Myself in person will straight follow you.My selfe in person will straight follow you.
Henry VI Part 33H6 V.iii.21Will thither straight, for willingness rids way;Will thither straight, for willingnesse rids way,
Henry VI Part 33H6 V.v.2Away with Oxford to Hames Castle straight;Away with Oxford, to Hames Castle straight:
Henry VIIIH8 II.i.151He sent command to the Lord Mayor straightHe sent command to the Lord Mayor straight
Henry VIIIH8 III.ii.115Then lays his finger on his temple; straightThen layes his finger on his Temple: straight
Julius CaesarJC II.ii.127And we, like friends, will straightway go together.And we (like Friends) will straight way go together.
Julius CaesarJC III.ii.267And thither will I straight to visit him.And thither will I straight, to visit him:
Julius CaesarJC IV.i.42Are levying powers; we must straight make head.Are leuying Powers; We must straight make head:
Julius CaesarJC IV.iii.112.1And straight is cold again.And straite is cold agen.
Julius CaesarJC V.iv.13There is so much that thou wilt kill me straight:There is so much, that thou wilt kill me straight:
King Edward IIIE3 I.i.69But straight I am invited – nay, with threats,But straight I am inuited, nay with threats,
King Edward IIIE3 I.i.126But straight, forgetting of his former oath, But straight forgetting of his former othe,
King Edward IIIE3 II.ii.202Thou, Prince of Wales, and Audley, straight to sea;Thou Prince of Wales, and Audley straight to Sea,
King Edward IIIE3 III.i.86Did break from anchor straight, and, puffed with rageDid breake from Anchor straight, and puft with rage,
King Edward IIIE3 III.iii.148Will straight enthrone himself in tyranny,Will straight inthrone himselfe in tyrranie,
King Edward IIIE3 III.iv.7But, straight retiring, so dismayed the restBut straite retyring so dismaide the rest,
King Edward IIIE3 III.iv.94Began to falter, straight I would recoverBegan to faulter, straight I would recouer:
King Edward IIIE3 III.iv.118Myself and Derby will to Calais straight,Myselfe and Derby will to Calice streight;
King Edward IIIE3 IV.iv.26Straight trees of gold, the pendants, leaves;Streight trees of gold, the pendant leaues,
King Edward IIIE3 IV.iv.72He straight will fold his bloody colours up,He straight will fold his bloody collours vp,
King Edward IIIE3 V.i.76And Copland, straight upon your highness' charge,And Copland straight vpon your highnes charge,
King Edward IIIE3 V.i.116Commanded straight to cut off all our heads;Commanded straight to cut of all our heads,
King JohnKJ II.i.149King Philip, determine what we shall do straight.King Lewis, determine what we shall doe strait.
King JohnKJ IV.iii.22The King by me requests your presence straight.The King by me requests your presence straight.
King JohnKJ V.iii.16Set on toward Swinstead. To my litter straight;Set on toward Swinsted: to my Litter straight,
King JohnKJ V.vii.42I beg cold comfort; and you are so straitI begge cold comfort: and you are so straight
King JohnKJ V.vii.79Straight let us seek, or straight we shall be sought;Straight let vs seeke, or straight we shall be sought,
King LearKL I.iii.26That I may speak. I'll write straight to my sisterIle write straight to my Sister
King LearKL II.iv.34They summoned up their meiny, straight took horse,They summon'd vp their meiney, straight tooke Horse,
King LearKL III.vi.20It shall be done; I will arraign them straight.
King LearKL V.iii.277Mine eyes are not o'the best, I'll tell you straight.Mine eyes are not o'th'best, Ile tell you straight.
King LearKL V.iii.285I'll see that straight.Ile see that straight.
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.277Non point ’, quoth I; my servant straight was mute.No point (quoth I:) my seruant straight was mute.
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.483Lo, he is tilting straight. Peace! I have done.Loe, he is tilting straight. Peace, I haue don.
MacbethMac III.i.139I'll call upon you straight. Abide within.Ile call vpon you straight: abide within,
MacbethMac III.vi.11How it did grieve Macbeth! Did he not straightHow it did greeue Macbeth? Did he not straight
Measure for MeasureMM I.ii.161He can command, lets it straight feel the spur;He can command; lets it strait feele the spur:
Measure for MeasureMM I.iv.85I will about it straight,I will about it strait;
Measure for MeasureMM II.ii.1He's hearing of a cause; he will come straight;Hee's hearing of a Cause; he will come straight,
The Merchant of VeniceMV I.i.31And not bethink me straight of dangerous rocks,And not bethinke me straight of dangerous rocks,
The Merchant of VeniceMV I.ii.57every man in no man. If a throstle sing, he falls straighteuery man in no man, if a Trassell sing, he fals straight
The Merchant of VeniceMV I.iii.171And I will go and purse the ducats straight,And I will goe and purse the ducats straite.
The Merchant of VeniceMV II.iv.24Ay, marry, I'll be gone about it straight.I marry, ile be gone about it strait.
The Merchant of VeniceMV II.vi.50With some more ducats, and be with you straight.With some more ducats, and be with you straight.
The Merchant of VeniceMV II.ix.1Quick, quick I pray thee! Draw the curtain straight.Quick, quick I pray thee, draw the curtain strait,
The Merchant of VeniceMV II.ix.6Straight shall our nuptial rites be solemnized;Straight shall our nuptiall rights be solemniz'd:
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW I.i.109I will answer it straight. I have done all this.I will answere it strait, I haue done all this:
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW IV.ii.78straight. Put on the gown the while.straight: put on the gowne the while.
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW IV.ii.95straight.straight.
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW IV.iv.73And marry her at Eton. (To them) Go, send to Falstaff straight.And marry her at Eaton: go, send to Falstaffe straight.
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW IV.vi.32Straight marry her. To this her mother's plotStrait marry her: to this her Mothers plot
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND III.ii.403.1I will be with thee straight.I will be with thee straight.
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND IV.i.59Which straight she gave me, and her fairy sentWhich straight she gaue me, and her Fairy sent
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND V.i.199Wilt thou at Ninny's tomb meet me straightway?Wilt thou at Ninnies tombe meete me straight way?
OthelloOth I.i.138Of here and everywhere. Straight satisfy yourself:Of here, and euery where: straight satisfie your selfe.
OthelloOth I.iii.48Valiant Othello, we must straight employ youValiant Othello, we must straight employ you
OthelloOth III.iii.87Farewell, my Desdemona, I'll come to thee straight.Farewell my Desdemona, Ile come to thee strait.
OthelloOth IV.i.57He will recover straight. When he is gone,He will recouer straight: when he is gone,
OthelloOth V.i.1Here, stand behind this bulk: straight will he come.Heere, stand behinde this Barke, / Straight will he come:
OthelloOth V.ii.28Solicit for it straight.Solicite for it straight.
OthelloOth V.ii.366Myself will straight aboard, and to the stateMy selfe will straight aboord, and to the State,
PericlesPer III.i.24And snatch them straight away? We here belowAnd snatch them straight away? we heere below,
PericlesPer III.i.53briefly yield 'er, for she must overboard straight.briefly yeeld'er,
PericlesPer III.i.54As you think meet. Most wretched queen!As you thinke meet; for she must ouer board straight: / Most wretched Queene.
PericlesPer III.i.59To give thee hallowed to thy grave, but straightTo giue thee hallowd to thy graue, but straight,
PericlesPer III.ii.52'Tis wondrous heavy. Wrench it open straight.t'is woondrous heauie; / Wrench it open straight:
PericlesPer V.i.109As wand-like straight, as silver-voiced,as wandlike-straight, as siluer voyst,
Richard IIR2 II.i.215Go, Bushy, to the Earl of Wiltshire straight,Go Bushie to the Earle of Wiltshire streight,
Richard IIR2 II.ii.134Well, I will for refuge straight to Bristol Castle.Well: I will for refuge straight to Bristoll Castle,
Richard IIR2 IV.i.264Let it command a mirror hither straightLet it command a Mirror hither straight,
Richard IIR2 V.iii.138Destruction straight shall dog them at the heels.Destruction straight shall dogge them at the heeles:
Richard IIR2 V.v.38And straight am nothing. But whate'er I be,And straight am nothing. But what ere I am, Musick
Richard IIIR3 I.iii.353I like you, lads; about your business straight,I like you Lads, about your businesse straight.
Richard IIIR3 II.i.126You straight are on your knees for pardon, pardon;You straight are on your knees for Pardon, pardon,
Richard IIIR3 II.ii.97Of the young prince, your son. Send straight for him;Of the young Prince your sonne: send straight for him,
Richard IIIR3 II.ii.142Who they shall be that straight shall post to Ludlow.Who they shall be that strait shall poste to London .
Richard IIIR3 III.iv.53For by his face straight shall you know his heart.For by his Face straight shall you know his Heart.
Richard IIIR3 III.vii.69I'll signify so much unto him straight.Ile signifie so much vnto him straight.
Richard IIIR3 IV.i.31Come, madam, you must straight to Westminster, Come Madame, you must straight to Westminster,
Richard IIIR3 IV.ii.53Whom I will marry straight to Clarence' daughter.Whom I will marry straight to Clarence Daughter:
Richard IIIR3 IV.ii.81I will dispatch it straight.I will dispatch it straight.
Richard IIIR3 IV.iv.449O, true, good Catesby; bid him levy straightO true, good Catesby, bid him leuie straight
Romeo and JulietRJ I.iii.104must hence to wait. I beseech you follow straight.must hence to wait, I beseech you follow straight.
Romeo and JulietRJ I.iv.72O'er courtiers' knees, that dream on curtsies straight;On Courtiers knees, that dreame on Cursies strait:
Romeo and JulietRJ I.iv.73O'er lawyers' fingers, who straight dream on fees;ore Lawyers fingers, who strait dreamt on Fees,
Romeo and JulietRJ I.iv.74O'er ladies' lips, who straight on kisses dream,ore Ladies lips, who strait on kisses dreame,
Romeo and JulietRJ II.i.19By her fine foot, straight leg, and quivering thigh,By her Fine foote, Straight leg, and Quiuering thigh,
Romeo and JulietRJ II.v.71They'll be in scarlet straight at any news.Thei'le be in Scarlet straight at any newes:
Romeo and JulietRJ IV.iv.22The County will be here with music straight,The Countie will be here with Musicke straight,
Romeo and JulietRJ V.i.33And hire those horses. I'll be with thee straight.And hyre those Horses, Ile be with thee straight.
Romeo and JulietRJ V.i.79Of twenty men it would dispatch you straight.Of twenty men, it would dispatch you straight.
Romeo and JulietRJ V.ii.21Get me an iron crow and bring it straightGet me an Iron Crow, and bring it straight
The Taming of the ShrewTS induction.1.50And if he chance to speak, be ready straightAnd if he chance to speake, be readie straight
The Taming of the ShrewTS induction.2.48Dost thou love pictures? We will fetch thee straightDost thou loue pictures? we wil fetch thee strait
The Taming of the ShrewTS II.i.248Is straight and slender, and as brown in hueIs straight, and slender, and as browne in hue
The Taming of the ShrewTS IV.i.153What, do you grumble? I'll be with you straight.What, do you grumble? Ile be with you straight.
The Taming of the ShrewTS IV.iii.147I am for thee straight. Take thou the bill, giveI am for thee straight: take thou the bill, giue
The Taming of the ShrewTS IV.iii.180 (to Grumio) Go call my men, and let us straight to him,Go call my men, and let vs straight to him,
The Taming of the ShrewTS IV.iv.63And bid Bianca make her ready straight.and bid Bianca make her readie straight:
The Taming of the ShrewTS V.ii.104Away, I say, and bring them hither straight.Away I say, and bring them hither straight.
The TempestTem V.i.235We were awaked; straightway at liberty;We were awak'd: straight way, at liberty;
Timon of AthensTim II.i.9Ask nothing, give it him, it foals me straight,Aske nothing, giue it him, it Foles me straight
Titus AndronicusTit I.i.130Away with him, and make a fire straight,Away with him, and make a fire straight,
Titus AndronicusTit II.iii.104Should straight fall mad, or else die suddenly.Should straite fall mad, or else die suddenly.
Titus AndronicusTit II.iii.106But straight they told me they would bind me hereBut strait they told me they would binde me heere,
Titus AndronicusTit II.iii.193Straight will I bring you to the loathsome pitStraight will I bring you to the lothsome pit,
Titus AndronicusTit IV.iii.3Look ye draw home enough, and 'tis there straight.Looke yee draw home enough, and 'tis there straight:
Troilus and CressidaTC I.iii.389To Agamemnon. Go we to him straight.To Agamemnon, go we to him straight:
Troilus and CressidaTC III.ii.15Walk here i'th' orchard; I'll bring her straight.Walke here ith'Orchard, Ile bring her straight.
Troilus and CressidaTC III.ii.29straight. You must be witty now. She does so blush,straight; you must be witty now, she does so blush,
Troilus and CressidaTC III.iii.154For honour travels in a strait so narrow,For honour trauels in a straight so narrow,
Troilus and CressidaTC III.iii.305Come, thou shalt bear a letter to him straight.Come, thou shalt beare a Letter to him straight.
Troilus and CressidaTC IV.iv.143Let us make ready straight.Let vs make ready straight.
Troilus and CressidaTC V.ii.104.1But it straight starts you.But it strait starts you.
Twelfth NightTN II.iii.132enough to lie straight in my bed. I know I can do it.enough to lye straight in my bed: I know I can do it.
Twelfth NightTN IV.i.29This will I tell my lady straight. I would not be inThis will I tell my Lady straight, I would not be in
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK III.v.116And with thy twinkling eyes look right and straightAnd with thy twinckling eyes, looke right and straight
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK III.vi.243The straight young boughs that blush with thousand blossomsThe straight yong Bowes that blush with thousand Blossoms
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK IV.i.95She saw me, and straight sought the flood. I saved her,She saw me, and straight sought the flood, I sav'd her,
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK V.ii.99.2I'll away straight.Ile away straight
The Winter's TaleWT II.i.70Which, on my faith, deserves high speech – and straight(Which on my faith deserues high speech) and straight
The Winter's TaleWT II.iii.14He straight declined, drooped, took it deeply,He straight declin'd, droop'd, tooke it deeply,
The Winter's TaleWT II.iii.134Even thou, and none but thou. Take it up straight!:Euen thou, and none but thou. Take it vp straight:

Poems

 14 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
The Rape of LucreceLuc.217 Would with the sceptre straight be strucken down? Would with the scepter straight be strokẽ down?
The Rape of LucreceLuc.1104 And as one shifts, another straight ensues. And as one shiftes another straight insewes,
The Rape of LucreceLuc.1299 What wit sets down is blotted straight with will; What wit sets downe is blotted straight with will.
The Rape of LucreceLuc.1634 I'll murder straight, and then I'll slaughter thee, Ile murther straight, and then ile slaughter thee,
SonnetsSonn.45.14 I send them back again and straight grow sad. I send them back againe and straight grow sad.
SonnetsSonn.89.3 Speak of my lameness, and I straight will halt, Speake of my lamenesse, and I straight will halt:
SonnetsSonn.100.5 Return, forgetful Muse, and straight redeem Returne forgetfull Muse, and straight redeeme,
SonnetsSonn.121.11 I may be straight though they themselves be bevel; I may be straight though they them-selues be beuel
SonnetsSonn.129.5 Enjoyed no sooner but despised straight, Inioyd no sooner but dispised straight,
SonnetsSonn.140.14 Bear thine eyes straight, though thy proud heart go wide. Beare thine eyes straight, though thy proud heart goe wide.
SonnetsSonn.145.5 Straight in her heart did mercy come, Straight in her heart did mercie come,
Venus and AdonisVen.264 Breaketh his rein and to her straight goes he. Breaketh his raine, and to her straight goes hee.
Venus and AdonisVen.297 High crest, short ears, straight legs and passing strong, High crest, short eares, straight legs, & passing strõg,
Venus and AdonisVen.1091 And straight, in pity of his tender years, And straight in pittie of his tender yeares,

Glossary

 21 result(s).
across[of a lance] not straight, obliquely; awry, amiss
downrightdirected straight down, coming from above
downrightstraight away, directly
evenmake good, settle, put straight
evenlydirectly, in a straight line
flatlyplainly, straight, bluntly
forehand[archery] shooting straight ahead
forthstraight, directly
forthrightstraight path, direct course
handat once, immediately, straight away
hedgedeviate from a straight path, shift direction
levelstraight, direct
point-blankstraight, with a direct aim
rightstraight, not bent to one side
rightstraight out, without art
roundblunt, forthright, straight, plain-spoken
roundlyplainly, to the point, straight out
simple-answeredstraight in reply, direct in answer
straightstraightaway, immediately, at once
straightstrong, muscular, strapping
thoughtin a moment, instantly, straight away

Thesaurus

 25 result(s).
ahead, shooting straight [in archery]forehand
deviate from a straight pathhedge
down, directed straightdownright
line, in a straightevenly
path, deviate from a straighthedge
path, straightforthright
reply, straight insimple-answered
shooting straight ahead [in archery]forehand
straightright
straightround
straightpoint-blank
straightlevel
straightflatly
straightforth
straight awaydownright
straight awayhand
straight awaythought
straight in replysimple-answered
straight line, in aevenly
straight outroundly
straight outright
straight pathforthright
straight path, deviate from ahedge
straight, not [of a lance]across
straight, puteven

Themes and Topics

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Discourse markers... iv iv 74 [page] go send to falstaff straight [ford] nay i’ll to him again in name o...
Frequently Encountered Words (FEW)...us still still (adv ) 2 (adj ) (v ) straight (adv ) straightaway immediately at onc...
...erald to prince edward of king john] he straight will fold his bloody colours up 1h6 iv ...
...et to lucy] i will dispatch the horsemen straight suit (n ) formal request entreaty pet...

Words Families

 4 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
STRAIGHTBASICstraight adj, straight adv, straightway adv
STRAIGHTAPPEARANCEstraight-pight adj
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