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Search phrase: succession

Plays

 16 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
All's Well That Ends WellAW III.v.23all that dissuade succession, but that they are limed withall that disswade succession, but that they are limed with
All's Well That Ends WellAW IV.iii.272from all remainders, and a perpetual succession for it from all remainders, and a perpetuall succession for it
The Comedy of ErrorsCE III.i.105For slander lives upon succession,For slander liues vpon succession: 
CymbelineCym III.i.8And his succession, granted Rome a tribute,And his Succession, granted Rome a Tribute,
CymbelineCym III.iii.102Thinking to bar thee of succession asThinking to barre thee of Succession, as
HamletHam II.ii.350their own succession?their owne Succession.
HamletHam III.ii.349voice of the King himself for your succession invoyce of the King himselfe, for your Succession in
Henry IV Part 11H4 III.ii.99Than thou the shadow of succession.Then thou, the shadow of Succession;
Henry VI Part 33H6 II.i.118Touching King Henry's oath and your succession.Touching King Henries Oath, and your Succession:
Henry VI Part 33H6 II.i.171He swore consent to your succession,He swore consent to your Succession,
Henry VI Part 33H6 IV.vi.56What else? And that succession be determined.What else? and that Succession be determined.
Richard IIR2 II.i.199But by fair sequence and succession?But by faire sequence and succession?
The TempestTem II.i.154And use of service, none. Contract, succession,And vse of seruice, none: Contract, Succession,
Timon of AthensTim II.ii.23To the succession of new days this month.To the succession of new dayes this moneth:
The Winter's TaleWT IV.iv.426I mean thou shalt – we'll bar thee from succession;I meane thou shalt) wee'l barre thee from succession,
The Winter's TaleWT IV.iv.477From my succession wipe me, father, IFrom my succession wipe me (Father) I

Poems

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SonnetsSonn.2.12 Proving his beauty by succession thine. Proouing his beautie by succession thine.

Glossary

 18 result(s).
a-rowone after the other, in succession
immediateclose in succession, proximate, direct
nearclose to the throne [in order of succession], near relation
overnamename in succession, read through the list of
posterityfamily, line of descendants, succession
removeddegree separated in line of succession
reversionright of succession, situation of reverting to its original owner
sequelsequence, series, order of succession
sequenceproper lineal order, order of succession
successsuccession, lineage, inheritance
successantlyin succession, one after another
successionfuture [occupation as actors]
successiontransmission, being passed on
successionsuccessors, heirs
successioninheritance, birthright
successionbehaving in the same way, following the same course of action
successivehereditary, lineal, by right of succession
successivelyby right of succession, through inheritance

Thesaurus

 26 result(s).
close in successionimmediate
close to the throne [in succession]near
degree separated in line of successionremoved
law of succession, FrenchSalic, Salique
line of succession, inremoved
name in successionovername
order of successionsequel
order of successionsequence
right of successionreversion
right of succession, bysuccessively
right of succession, bysuccessive
successionsuccess
successionposterity
succession, by right ofsuccessive
succession, by right ofsuccessively
succession, close inimmediate
succession, closest inapparent
succession, French law ofSalic, Salique
succession, ina-row
succession, insuccessantly
succession, in line ofremoved
succession, name inovername
succession, order ofsequel
succession, order ofsequence
succession, right ofreversion
throne, close to the [in succession]near

Themes and Topics

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Responses...old negative usages can be seen in quick succession in ham ii ii 334 ff hamlet are th...
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