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Search phrase: strait

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PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
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:
CymbelineCym V.iii.7Through a straight lane; the enemy full-hearted,Through a strait Lane, the Enemy full-heart'd,
CymbelineCym V.iii.11Merely through fear, that the strait pass was dammedMeerely through feare, that the strait passe was damm'd
Henry IV Part 11H4 IV.iii.79Some certain edicts and some strait decreesSome certaine Edicts, and some strait Decrees,
Henry VH5 III.vii.52your straight strossers.your strait Strossers.
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.iv.40Come, go; I will dispatch the horsemen straight; Come go, I will dispatch the Horsemen strait:
Henry VI Part 22H6 III.ii.258Yet, notwithstanding such a strait edict,Yet notwithstanding such a strait Edict,
King JohnKJ II.i.149King Philip, determine what we shall do straight.King Lewis, determine what we shall doe strait.
King JohnKJ V.vii.42I beg cold comfort; and you are so straitI begge cold comfort: and you are so 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.i.9Whom I believe to be most strait in virtue,(Whom I beleeue to be most strait in vertue)
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.ix.1Quick, quick I pray thee! Draw the curtain straight.Quick, quick I pray thee, draw the curtain strait,
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.vi.32Straight marry her. To this her mother's plotStrait marry her: to this her Mothers plot
OthelloOth III.iii.87Farewell, my Desdemona, I'll come to thee straight.Farewell my Desdemona, Ile come to thee strait.
Richard IIIR3 II.ii.142Who they shall be that straight shall post to Ludlow.Who they shall be that strait shall poste to London .
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,
The Taming of the ShrewTS induction.2.48Dost thou love pictures? We will fetch thee straightDost thou loue pictures? we wil fetch thee strait
Timon of AthensTim I.i.100His means most short, his creditors most strait.His meanes most short, his Creditors most straite:
Titus AndronicusTit II.iii.106But straight they told me they would bind me hereBut strait they told me they would binde me heere,
Troilus and CressidaTC III.iii.154For honour travels in a strait so narrow,For honour trauels in a straight so narrow,
Troilus and CressidaTC V.ii.104.1But it straight starts you.But it strait starts you.
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK III.vi.86.1Is not this piece too strait?Is not this peece too streight?

Poems

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The Rape of LucreceLuc.1670 Back to the strait that forced him on so fast, Backe to the strait that forst him on so fast:

Glossary

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Hellespont['helespont] Dardanelles; narrow strait in NW Turkey, connecting the Aegean Sea and the Sea of Marmara
straittight, close-fitting, narrow
straitstringent, strict, harsh
straitnarrow, cramped, confined
straitstrict, rigorous, scrupulous
straitmean, niggardly, stingy
straitcramped passage, confined path
straitstringently, strictly, harshly

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Themes and Topics

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World [outside Britain], places and peoples... oth iii iii 453 dardanelles narrow strait in nw turkey connecting the aegean sea ...

Words Families

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Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
STRAITBASICstrait adj, strait n, straited adj, straitly adv, straitness n
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