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Search phrase: surprise

Plays

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PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
All's Well That Ends WellAW III.vi.21surprise him; such I will have whom I am sure hesurprize him; such I will haue whom I am sure he
Henry VI Part 22H6 IV.viii.57desolate. I see them lay their heads together to surprisedesolate. I see them lay their heades together to surprize
Henry VI Part 33H6 IV.ii.17We may surprise and take him at our pleasure?Wee may surprize and take him at our pleasure,
Henry VI Part 33H6 IV.ii.25For I intend but only to surprise him.For I intend but onely to surprize him.
King Edward IIIE3 IV.vi.27With strong surprise of weak and yielding fear.With strong surprise of weake and yeelding feare.
MacbethMac IV.i.149The castle of Macduff I will surprise,The Castle of Macduff, I will surprize.
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW V.v.123guiltiness of my mind, the sudden surprise of myguiltinesse of my minde, the sodaine surprize of my
PericlesPer III.ii.16And all to topple. Pure surprise and fearand all to topple: / Pure surprize and feare,
Timon of AthensTim V.i.154Surprise me to the very brink of tears.Surprize me to the very brinke of teares;
Twelfth NightTN I.iv.25Surprise her with discourse of my dear faith.Surprize her with discourse of my deere faith;

Poems

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PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
The Rape of LucreceLuc.166 Now serves the season that they may surprise Now serues the season that they may surprise
Venus and AdonisVen.890 Through which it enters to surprise her heart; Through which it enters to surprise her hart,
Venus and AdonisVen.1049 This mutiny each part doth so surprise, This mutinie ech part doth so surprise,

Glossary

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God-a-mercyexclamation of thanks, applause, surprise, etc [God have mercy]
how nowexclamation of surprise or reproach
hoydayexclamation of contemptuous surprise, impatience
marvelastonishment, amazement, surprise
me, Oexclamation of shock, horrified surprise
surpriseattack, capture, seize
surprisetake prisoner, capture [especially: suddenly, unexpectedly]
surprisetake off guard
surprisetaking by surprise, catching unawares
surprisealarm, terror [caused by a fearful event]
surpriseastonish, bewilder, perplex
tailor[said when falling] exclamation of shock, surprise
takecatch out, take by surprise
tardycatch unawares, take by surprise
unawareswithout warning, by surprise, unexpectedly
wondersurprise, astonishment, amazement

Thesaurus

 6 result(s).
surprisewonder
surprisemarvel
surprise, byunawares
surprise, take bytake
surprise, take bytardy
surprise, take bysurprise

Themes and Topics

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Exclamations...459 hoyday a riddle contemptuous surprise impatience marry come up rj...
...ot marry come up i trow impatience surprise shock [real or affected] marry...
...st not speak of that shock horrified surprise - cf modern &lsquo goodness me&rsquo ...
...clear meaning said when falling] shock surprise tilly-vally tn ii iii 77 ...
...lent fortune entreaty acquiescence surprise go to ts v i 123 fear not...

Words Families

 3 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
SURPRISEBASICsurprise n, surprise v
SURPRISESTATEfear-surprised adj
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