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Search phrase: straw

Plays

 15 result(s). alternate result(s)
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
All's Well That Ends WellAW IV.iii.251they know his conditions and lay him in straw. I havethey know his conditions, and lay him in straw. I haue
HamletHam IV.iv.26Will not debate the question of this straw.
HamletHam IV.iv.55But greatly to find quarrel in a straw
Henry IV Part 22H4 V.v.85your doublet, and stuff me out with straw. I beseechyour Doublet, and stuffe me out with Straw. I beseech
Henry VI Part 33H6 II.ii.144A wisp of straw were worth a thousand crownsA wispe of straw were worth a thousand Crowns,
King JohnKJ III.iv.128Shall blow each dust, each straw, each little rub,Shall blow each dust, each straw, each little rub
King LearKL III.ii.69I am cold myself. Where is this straw, my fellow?I am cold my selfe. Where is this straw, my Fellow?
King LearKL III.iv.42What art thou that dost grumble there i'the straw?What art thou that dost grumble there i'th'straw?
King LearKL IV.vi.168Arm it in rags, a pygmy's straw does pierce it.Arme it in ragges, a Pigmies straw do's pierce it.
King LearKL IV.vii.40In short and musty straw? Alack, alack!In short, and musty straw? Alacke, alacke,
Measure for MeasureMM IV.iii.33He is coming, sir, he is coming. I hear his strawHe is comming Sir, he is comming: I heare his Straw
Richard IIIR3 III.v.7Tremble and start at wagging of a straw;Tremble and start at wagging of a Straw:
The TempestTem IV.i.52Too much the rein. The strongest oaths are strawToo much the raigne: the strongest oathes, are straw
Titus AndronicusTit II.iii.123First thrash the corn, then after burn the straw.First thrash the Corne, then after burne the straw:
The Winter's TaleWT III.ii.109I prize it not a straw; but for mine honour,(I prize it not a straw) but for mine Honor,

Poems

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PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
A Lover's ComplaintLC.8 Upon her head a platted hive of straw, Vpon her head a plattid hiue of straw,
The Passionate PilgrimPP.7.13 She burnt with love, as straw with fire flameth; She burnt with loue, as straw with fire flameth,
The Passionate PilgrimPP.7.14 She burnt out love, as soon as straw out-burneth; She burnt out loue, as soone as straw out burneth:
The Passionate PilgrimPP.19.13 A belt of straw and ivy buds, A belt of straw and Yuye buds,
The Rape of LucreceLuc.1021 For me, I force not argument a straw, For me, I force not argument a straw,

Glossary

 7 result(s).
litteranimal straw, rushes, bedding
palletbed, straw mattress
rye-strawmade of straw from the rye plant
sheavedmade of straw; gathered up like a sheaf
stoverfodder grass, hay, straw
strawtrivial matter, trifle
strawylike straw, worthless as straw

Thesaurus

 9 result(s).
animal strawlitter
mattress, strawpallet
strawstover
straw from the rye plantrye-straw
straw mattresspallet
straw, animallitter
straw, likestrawy
straw, made ofsheaved
worthless as strawstrawy

Themes and Topics

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Words Families

 5 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
STRAWBASICstraw n, strawy adj
STRAWCOLOURstraw-colour adj
STRAWPLANTstrawberry n
STRAWTYPErye-straw n

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