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Search phrase: stroke

Plays

 54 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
Antony and CleopatraAC II.ii.200Which to the tune of flutes kept stroke and madeWhich to the tune of Flutes kept stroke, and made
Antony and CleopatraAC III.i.1Now, darting Parthia, art thou struck; and nowNow darting Parthya art thou stroke, and now
Antony and CleopatraAC IV.xiv.91Before I strike this bloody stroke, farewell.Before I strike this bloody stroke, Farwell.
Antony and CleopatraAC V.i.64Lest in her greatness, by some mortal stroke,Least in her greatnesse, by some mortall stroke
Antony and CleopatraAC V.ii.294The stroke of death is as a lover's pinch,The stroke of death is as a Louers pinch,
As You Like ItAYL I.ii.69Stand you both forth now: stroke yourStand you both forth now: stroke your
CymbelineCym III.v.40So tender of rebukes that words are strokes,So tender of rebukes, that words are stroke;,
CymbelineCym IV.ii.265Thou art past the tyrant's stroke,Thou art past the Tirants stroake,
CymbelineCym V.v.469Which I made known to Lucius ere the strokeWhich I made knowne to Lucius ere the stroke
HamletHam III.ii.334struck her into amazement and admiration.stroke her into amazement, and admiration.
Henry IV Part 22H4 II.iv.95i'faith. You may stroke him as gently as a puppy greyhound.you may stroake him as gently, as a Puppie Grey-hound:
Henry VH5 II.i.61the first stroke, I'll run him up to the hilts, as I am athe first stroake, Ile run him vp to the hilts, as I am a
Henry VI Part 11H6 I.i.134Cowardly fled, not having struck one stroke.Cowardly fled, not hauing struck one stroake.
Henry VI Part 11H6 I.v.35For none would strike a stroke in his revenge.For none would strike a stroake in his reuenge.
Henry VI Part 11H6 IV.i.22Before we met or that a stroke was given,Before we met, or that a stroke was giuen,
Henry VI Part 11H6 V.iii.155Free from oppression or the stroke of war,Free from oppression, or the stroke of Warre,
Henry VIIIH8 II.i.117That made me happy, at one stroke has takenThat made me happy; at one stroake ha's taken
Henry VIIIH8 II.ii.34That, when the greatest stroke of fortune falls,That when the greatest stroake of Fortune falls
King Edward IIIE3 II.ii.73My liege, the drum that stroke the lusty marchMy liege the drum that stroke the lusty march,
King Edward IIIE3 III.i.91And if thou scape the bloody stroke of warAnd if thou scape the bloody strooke of warre,
King Edward IIIE3 V.i.37And after, feel the stroke of quartering steel.And after feele the stroake of quartering steele,
King JohnKJ II.i.418Win you this city without stroke or wound,Win you this Citie without stroke, or wound,
King JohnKJ IV.iii.48The wildest savagery, the vilest stroke,The wildest Sauagery, the vildest stroke
King LearKL IV.ii.77But not without that harmful stroke which sinceBut not without that harmefull stroke, which since
King LearKL IV.vii.34In the most terrible and nimble stroke
MacbethMac V.vi.25If thou be'st slain, and with no stroke of mine,If thou beest slaine, and with no stroake of mine,
Measure for MeasureMM IV.ii.77Even with the stroke and line of his great justice.Euen with the stroke and line of his great Iustice:
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW V.v.1The Windsor bell hath struck twelve; theThe Windsor-bell hath stroke twelue: the
Much Ado About NothingMA V.i.15If such a one will smile and stroke his beard,If such a one will smile and stroke his beard,
OthelloOth I.iii.156When I did speak of some distressful strokeWhen I did speake of some distressefull stroke
OthelloOth IV.i.276.1That stroke would prove the worst!That stroke would proue the worst.
Richard IIR2 III.i.31More welcome is the stroke of death to meMore welcome is the stroake of death to me,
Richard IIIR3 I.ii.177I lay it naked to the deadly strokeI lay it naked to the deadly stroke,
Richard IIIR3 III.ii.5Upon the stroke of four.Vpon the stroke of foure.
Richard IIIR3 IV.ii.111.1Upon the stroke of ten.
Richard IIIR3 IV.ii.113Because that like a Jack thou keep'st the stroke
Richard IIIR3 V.iii.218Have struck more terror to the soul of RichardHaue stroke more terror to the soule of Richard,
Richard IIIR3 V.iii.236Upon the stroke of four.Vpon the stroke of foure.
Romeo and JulietRJ III.iii.23And smilest upon the stroke that murders me.And smilest vpon the stroke that murders me.
The Taming of the ShrewTS II.i.153And with that word she struck me on the head,And with that word she stroke me on the head,
The TempestTem II.i.121Himself with his good arms in lusty strokeHimselfe with his good armes in lusty stroke
The TempestTem II.i.297I'll come by Naples. Draw thy sword. One strokeI'le come by Naples: Draw thy sword, one stroke
Timon of AthensTim IV.i.23On Athens, ripe for stroke. Thou cold sciatica,On Athens ripe for stroke. Thou cold Sciatica,
Timon of AthensTim V.iv.22.1The common stroke of war.The common stroke of warre.
Titus AndronicusTit I.i.367Marcus, even thou hast struck upon my crest,Marcus, Euen thou hast stroke vpon my Crest,
Titus AndronicusTit V.i.110Wherein I had no stroke of mischief in it?Wherein I had no stroke of Mischeife in it.
Troilus and CressidaTC I.ii.34battle and struck him down, the disdain and shamebattell and stroke him downe, the disdaind & shame
Troilus and CressidaTC I.iii.165Now play me Nestor; hum, and stroke thy beard,Now play me Nestor; hum, and stroke thy Beard
Troilus and CressidaTC II.ii.7Shall be struck off.’ Hector, what say you to't?Shall be stroke off. Hector, what say you too't.
Troilus and CressidaTC V.vii.3Strike not a stroke, but keep yourselves in breath,Strike not a stroake, but keepe your selues in breath;
Twelfth NightTN II.v.105With bloodless stroke my heart doth gore;With bloodlesse stroke my heart doth gore,
Twelfth NightTN IV.i.34him, if there be any law in Illyria – though I struck himhim, if there be any law in Illyria: though I stroke him
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK I.ii.113.1The fall o'th' stroke do damage?The fall o'th stroke doe damage?
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK V.iii.4Threats a brave life; each stroke lamentsThreats a brave life, each stroake laments

Poems

 2 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
Venus and AdonisVen.45 Now doth she stroke his cheek, now doth he frown, Now doth she stroke his cheek, now doth he frown,
Venus and AdonisVen.945 The Destinies will curse thee for this stroke; The destinies will curse thee for this stroke,

Glossary

 21 result(s).
billstroke beaks together [= show affection]
blow[fencing] stab, firm stroke
buffetblow, stroke, knock
castthrow [of dice], stroke
clapat one stroke, at once
coycaress, stroke, pet
dashstroke, mark, sign
dintstroke, blow, attack
hitshot, stroke
jerkstroke, thrust, sally
knockhard blow, harsh stroke, buffet
linestroke, paint, lines of make-up
offence[in fencing] attacking stroke, offensive action
passsally, witty stroke, quip
reverse[fencing] back-handed stroke
stripestroke of a whip, lash, weal
strokepast form of 'strike'
strokeblow, attack, assault
strokeaffliction, blow, misery
strokefirst blow, initial action
upshotremaining stroke, final shot [as in archery, determining the result]

Thesaurus

 22 result(s).
attacking stroke [in fencing]offence
back-handed stroke [in fencing]reverse
beaks together, strokebill
firm strokeblow
one stroke, atclap
strokecoy
strokebuffet
strokejerk
strokehit
strokeline
strokedint
strokecast
strokedash
stroke beaks togetherbill
stroke of a whipstripe
stroke, attacking [in fencing]offence
stroke, back-handed [in fencing]reverse
stroke, firmblow
stroke, harshknock
stroke, wittypass
whip, stroke of astripe
witty strokepass

Words Families

 3 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
STROKEBASICstroke n, stroke v
STROKEACTIONthunderstroke n
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