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Search phrase: summer

Plays

 55 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
All's Well That Ends WellAW IV.iv.31But with the word the time will bring on summer,But with the word the time will bring on summer,
CoriolanusCor IV.vi.95Than boys pursuing summer butterflies,Then Boyes pursuing Summer Butter-flies,
CymbelineCym III.iv.12A look untender? If't be summer news,A looke vntender? If't be Summer Newes
CymbelineCym IV.ii.219Whilst summer lasts, and I live here, Fidele,Whil'st Sommer lasts, and I liue heere, Fidele,
Henry IV Part 11H4 I.ii.157All-hallown summer!Alhollown Summer.
Henry IV Part 11H4 III.i.158In any summer house in Christendom.In any Summer-House in Christendome.
Henry IV Part 22H4 III.ii.133Shadow will serve for summer. Prick him, forShadow will serue for Summer: pricke him: For
Henry IV Part 22H4 IV.iv.91O Westmorland, thou art a summer bird,O Westmerland, thou art a Summer Bird,
Henry VH5 I.i.65Grew like the summer grass, fastest by night,Grew like the Summer Grasse, fastest by Night,
Henry VH5 V.ii.308summer; and so I shall catch the fly, your cousin, in theSummer; and so I shall catch the Flye, your Cousin, in the
Henry VI Part 11H6 I.ii.131Expect Saint Martin's summer, halcyon days,Expect Saint Martins Summer, Halcyons dayes,
Henry VI Part 22H6 II.iv.2And after summer evermore succeedsAnd after Summer, euermore succeedes
Henry VI Part 33H6 II.ii.164And that thy summer bred us no increase,And that thy Summer bred vs no increase,
Henry VI Part 33H6 II.vi.8The common people swarm like summer flies;
Henry VI Part 33H6 II.vi.17They never then had sprung like summer flies;They neuer then had sprung like Sommer Flyes:
Henry VIIIH8 IV.ii.54But, to those men that sought him, sweet as summer.But, to those men that sought him, sweet as Summer.
King Edward IIIE3 II.i.42There is no summer but in her cheerful looks,There is no summer, but in her cheerefull lookes,
King Edward IIIE3 II.i.61Then in the summer arbour sit by me;Then in the sommer arber sit by me,
King Edward IIIE3 II.i.161That she doth cheer fresh summer like the sun,That she doth cheere fresh sommer like the sunne,
King Edward IIIE3 III.i.167As when a whirlwind takes the summer dustAs when a wherle winde takes the Summer dust,
King JohnKJ V.vii.30There is so hot a summer in my bosom,There is so hot a summer in my bosome,
Love's Labour's LostLLL I.i.102Well, say I am! Why should proud summer boastWel, say I am, why should proud Summer boast,
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.293Blow like sweet roses in this summer air.Blow like sweet Roses, in this summer aire.
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.408Figures pedantical – these summer fliesFigures pedanticall, these summer flies,
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.895And maidens bleach their summer smocks,And Maidens bleach their summer smockes:
MacbethMac I.vi.3.2This guest of summer,This Guest of Summer,
The Merchant of VeniceMV II.ix.94To show how costly summer was at hand,To show how costly Sommer was at hand,
The Merchant of VeniceMV III.i.58summer as a Christian is? If you prick us, do we notSommmer as a Christian is: if you pricke vs doe we not
The Merchant of VeniceMV V.i.264In summer, where the ways are fair enough.In Sommer, where the waies are faire enough:
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW II.i.116Take heed, ere summer comes or cuckoo-birds do sing.Take heed, ere sommer comes, or Cuckoo-birds do sing.
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND II.i.110An odorous chaplet of sweet summer budsAn odorous Chaplet of sweet Sommer buds
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND II.i.111Is as in mockery set. The spring, the summer,Is as in mockry set. The Spring, the Sommer,
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND III.i.146The summer still doth tend upon my state,The Summer still doth tend vpon my state,
Much Ado About NothingMA II.iii.71Since summer first was leavy:Since summer first was leauy,
OthelloOth IV.ii.65O, ay! As summer flies are in the shambles,Oh I, as Sommer Flyes are in the Shambles,
PericlesPer II.v.35As a fair day in summer, wondrous fair.As a faire day in Sommer: woondrous faire.
PericlesPer IV.i.17While summer days doth last. Ay me, poor maid,while Sommer dayes doth last: Aye me poore maid,
Richard IIR2 I.ii.20Is hacked down, and his summer leaves all faded,Is hackt downe, and his summer leafes all vaded
Richard IIR2 III.iii.162Our sighs and they shall lodge the summer corn,Our sighes, and they, shall lodge the Summer Corne,
Richard IIIR3 I.i.2Made glorious summer by this sun of York,Made glorious Summer by this Son of Yorke:
Richard IIIR3 IV.iii.13Which in their summer beauty kissed each other.And in their Summer Beauty kist each other.
Richard IIIR3 V.ii.8That spoiled your summer fields and fruitful vines,(That spoyl'd your Summer Fields, and fruitfull Vines)
Romeo and JulietRJ I.iii.78Verona's summer hath not such a flower.Veronas Summer hath not such a flower.
Romeo and JulietRJ II.vi.19That idles in the wanton summer air,That ydles in the wanton Summer ayre,
The TempestTem V.i.92After summer merrily.after Sommer merrily.
Timon of AthensTim III.vi.30The swallow follows not summer more willingThe Swallow followes not Summer more willing,
Timon of AthensTim III.vi.33summer birds are men. (To them) Gentlemen, ourSummer Birds are men. Gentlemen, our
Titus AndronicusTit II.iii.94The trees, though summer, yet forlorn and lean,The Trees though Sommer, yet forlorne and leane,
Titus AndronicusTit V.ii.170This goodly summer with your winter mixed.This goodly Sommer with your Winter mixt,
Troilus and CressidaTC III.iii.79Show not their mealy wings but to the summer,Shew not their mealie wings, but to the Summer:
Twelfth NightTN I.v.19and for turning away, let summer bear it out.and for turning away, let summer beare it out.
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK II.i.98Summer shall come, and with her all delights,Sommer shall come, and with her all delights;
The Winter's TaleWT I.i.5I think this coming summer the King of SiciliaI thinke, this comming Summer, the King of Sicilia
The Winter's TaleWT IV.iii.11Are summer songs for me and my auntsAre Summer songs for me and my Aunts
The Winter's TaleWT IV.iv.107Of middle summer, and I think they are givenOf middle summer, and I thinke they are giuen

Poems

 12 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
The Passionate PilgrimPP.12.3 Youth like summer morn, Age like winter weather; Youth like summer morne, Age like winter weather,
The Passionate PilgrimPP.12.4 Youth like summer brave, Age like winter bare. Youth like summer braue, Age like winter bare.
The Rape of LucreceLuc.837 Have no perfection of my summer left, Haue no perfection of my sommer left,
SonnetsSonn.5.5 For never resting time leads summer on For neuer resting time leads Summer on,
SonnetsSonn.6.2 In thee thy summer, ere thou be distilled: In thee thy summer ere thou be distil'd:
SonnetsSonn.18.9 But thy eternal summer shall not fade, But thy eternall Sommer shall not fade,
SonnetsSonn.68.11 Making no summer of another's green, Making no summer of an others greene,
SonnetsSonn.94.9 The summer's flower is to the summer sweet, The sommers flowre is to the sommer sweet,
SonnetsSonn.97.11 For summer and his pleasures wait on thee, For Sommer and his pleasures waite on thee,
SonnetsSonn.102.9 Not that the summer is less pleasant now Not that the summer is lesse pleasant now
SonnetsSonn.104.14 Ere you were born was beauty's summer dead. Ere you were borne was beauties summer dead.
Venus and AdonisVen.802 Lust's winter comes ere summer half be done; Lusts winter comes, ere sommer halfe be donne:

Glossary

 4 result(s).
Saint Martin's summerIndian summer [feast of St Martin on 11 November]
summer[in phrases]
summerjoyful, pleasant, happy
summernurture, care for, tend [during summer]

Thesaurus

 1 result(s).
summer, IndianSaint Martin's summer

Themes and Topics

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Exclamations
Plants... weeping’ one of the ‘flowers of middle summer given / to men of middle age’ ...
...s perfume one of the ‘flowers of middle summer given / to men of middle age’ ...
...riganum one of the ‘flowers of middle summer given / to men of middle age’ culin...
...n cookery one of the ‘flowers of middle summer given / to men of middle age’ ...
...n cookery one of the ‘flowers of middle summer given / to men of middle age’ ...

Words Families

 8 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
SUMMERBASICsummer adj, summer n, summer v
SUMMERACTIONsummer-leaping adj
SUMMERSTATEsummer-seeming adj, summer-swelling
SUMMERTIMEmidsummer adj, midsummer n
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