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Search phrase: striking

Plays

 9 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
CymbelineCym V.iv.71That striking in our country's causeThat striking in our Countries cause,
CymbelineCym V.v.229 (striking her: she falls)
HamletHam II.ii.467Striking too short at Greeks. His antique sword,Striking too short at Greekes. His anticke Sword,
Henry IV Part 22H4 I.ii.54Prince for striking him about Bardolph.Prince for striking him, about Bardolfe.
Henry IV Part 22H4 IV.i.210As he is striking, holds his infant up,As he is striking, holds his Infant vp,
Henry VI Part 11H6 I.iv.81His sword did ne'er leave striking in the field.His Sword did ne're leaue striking in the field.
Measure for MeasureMM III.ii.255Shame to him whose cruel strikingShame to him, whose cruell striking,
Titus AndronicusTit III.ii.11Then thus (striking his breast) I thump it down.Then thus I thumpe it downe.
Titus AndronicusTit III.ii.75(Striking the fly) Ah, sirrah!Ah sirra,

Poems

 2 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
The Rape of LucreceLuc.433 Anon his beating heart, alarum striking, Anon his beating heart allarum striking,
Venus and AdonisVen.250 Struck dead at first, what needs a second striking? Strucke dead at first, what needs a second striking?

Glossary

 5 result(s).
grossplain, striking, evident, obvious
livelylifelike, striking, vivid
outstrikesurpass in striking, deal a swifter blow than
rareunusual, striking, exceptional
rarityexceptional nature, striking quality

Thesaurus

 8 result(s).
clock, figure of a man striking a bell on ajack
quality, strikingrarity
strikingrare
strikinglively
strikinggross
striking qualityrarity
striking, surpass inoutstrike
surpass in strikingoutstrike
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