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All's Well That Ends WellAW I.iii.215I will tell truth, by grace itself I swear.I will tell truth, by grace it selfe I sweare:
All's Well That Ends WellAW II.v.49An idle lord, I swear.An idle Lord, I sweare.
All's Well That Ends WellAW IV.i.22two hours in a sleep, and then to return and swear thetwo houres in a sleepe, and then to returne & swear the
All's Well That Ends WellAW IV.i.60would swear I recovered it.would sweare I recouer'd it.
All's Well That Ends WellAW IV.ii.23What is not holy, that we swear not by,What is not holie, that we sweare not by,
All's Well That Ends WellAW IV.ii.25If I should swear by Love's great attributesIf I should sweare by Ioues great attributes,
All's Well That Ends WellAW IV.ii.28To swear by him whom I protest to loveTo sweare by him whom I protest to loue
All's Well That Ends WellAW V.iii.156And that you fly them as you swear them lordship,And that you flye them as you sweare them Lordship,
All's Well That Ends WellAW V.iii.288He knows I am no maid, and he'll swear to't;He knowes I am no Maid, and hee'l sweare too't:
All's Well That Ends WellAW V.iii.289I'll swear I am a maid and he knows not.Ile sweare I am a Maid, and he knowes not.
As You Like ItAYL I.ii.70chins and swear by your beards that I am a knave.chinnes, and sweare by your beards that I am a knaue.
As You Like ItAYL I.ii.73but if you swear by that that is not, you are not forsworn:but if you sweare by that that is not, you are not forsworn:
As You Like ItAYL III.ii.377I swear to thee, youth, by the white hand ofI sweare to thee youth, by the white hand of
As You Like ItAYL III.iii.19swear in poetry may be said as lovers they do feign.sweare in Poetrie, may be said as Louers, they do feigne.
As You Like ItAYL III.iv.17But why did he swear he would come thisBut why did hee sweare hee would come this
As You Like ItAYL III.iv.26You have heard him swear downright he was.You haue heard him sweare downright he was.
As You Like ItAYL V.iv.55to swear and to forswear, according as marriageto sweare, and to forsweare, according as mariage
The Comedy of ErrorsCE V.i.227There did this perjured goldsmith swear me downThere did this periur'd Goldsmith sweare me downe, 
CoriolanusCor I.iii.58O' my word, the father's son! I'll swear 'tis aA my word the Fathers Sonne: Ile sweare 'tis a
CoriolanusCor II.i.223.2I heard him swear,I heard him sweare,
CymbelineCym I.iv.28Such thoughts, and such: or I could make him swearSuch thoughts, and such: Or I could make him sweare,
CymbelineCym I.v.138what's spoken, I swear.what's spoken, I sweare.
CymbelineCym II.i.11When a gentleman is disposed to swear, it is not forWhen a Gentleman is dispos'd to sweare: it is not for
CymbelineCym II.iii.89.2Still I swear I love you.Still I sweare I loue you.
CymbelineCym II.iii.91If you swear still, your recompense is stillIf you sweare still, your recompence is still
CymbelineCym II.iv.144If you will swear you have not done't you lie,If you will sweare you haue not done't, you lye,
CymbelineCym IV.ii.140As it is like him – might break out, and swear(As it is like him) might breake out, and sweare
HamletHam I.v.149Swear.Sweare.
HamletHam I.v.152.1Consent to swear.Consent to sweare.
HamletHam I.v.154Swear by my sword.Sweare by my sword.
HamletHam I.v.155Swear.Sweare.
HamletHam I.v.159Swear by my swordSweare by my Sword.
HamletHam I.v.161Swear by his sword.Sweare.
HamletHam I.v.179That you know aught of me – this do swear,That you know ought of me; this not to doe:
HamletHam I.v.181Swear.Sweare.
HamletHam II.ii.96Madam, I swear I use no art at all.Madam, I sweare I vse no Art at all:
Henry IV Part 11H4 II.iii.104And when I am a-horseback I will swearAnd when I am a horsebacke, I will sweare
Henry IV Part 11H4 II.iv.299would swear truth out of England but he would makewould sweare truth out of England, but hee would make
Henry IV Part 11H4 II.iv.304with it, and swear it was the blood of true men. I didwith it, and sweare it was the blood of true men. I did
Henry IV Part 11H4 III.i.241Not yours, in good sooth! Heart! you swear likeNot yours, in good sooth? You sweare like
Henry IV Part 11H4 III.i.247Swear me, Kate, like a lady as thou art,Sweare me, Kate, like a Lady, as thou art,
Henry IV Part 11H4 III.iii.34swear by thy face. My oath should be ‘By this fire, that'ssweare by thy Face; my Oath should bee, By this Fire:
Henry IV Part 11H4 IV.iii.60And when he heard him swear and vow to GodAnd when he heard him sweare, and vow to God,
Henry IV Part 11H4 V.i.42And you did swear that oath at Doncaster,And you did sweare that Oath at Doncaster,
Henry IV Part 11H4 V.iv.123Therefore I'll make him sure, yea, and I'll swear Itherefore Ile make him sure: yea, and Ile sweare I
Henry IV Part 22H4 II.i.84the money too. Thou didst swear to me upon a parcel-giltthe mony too. Thou didst sweare to mee vpon a parcell gilt
Henry IV Part 22H4 II.i.89didst swear to me then, as I was washing thy wound,didst sweare to me then (as I was washing thy wound)
Henry IV Part 22H4 IV.ii.55And swear here, by the honour of my blood,And sweare here, by the honor of my blood,
Henry IV Part 22H4 IV.v.125Have you a ruffian that will swear, drink, dance,Haue you a Ruffian that will sweare? drinke? dance?
Henry IV Part 22H4 V.ii.28And I dare swear you borrow not that faceAnd I dare sweare, you borrow not that face
Henry VH5 II.i.28Now by this hand I swear I scorn the term;now by this hand I sweare I scorne the terme:
Henry VH5 III.i.27The mettle of your pasture; let us swearThe mettell of your Pasture: let vs sweare,
Henry VH5 III.ii.87I swear, and my father's soul, the work ish ill done: itI sweare, and my fathers Soule, the Worke ish ill done: it
Henry VH5 III.vii.92Swear by her foot, that she may tread outSweare by her Foot, that she may tread out
Henry VH5 IV.iii.123They shall have none, I swear, but these my joints,They shall haue none, I sweare, but these my ioynts:
Henry VH5 V.i.45and eat, I swearand eate I sweare.
Henry VH5 V.i.47sauce to your leek? There is not enough leek to swearsauce to your Leeke: there is not enough Leeke to sweare
Henry VH5 V.i.85And swear I got them in the Gallia wars.And swore I got them in the Gallia warres.
Henry VH5 V.ii.220honour I dare not swear thou lovest me, yet my bloodHonor, I dare not sweare thou louest me, yet my blood
Henry VH5 V.ii.365Then shall I swear to Kate, and you to me,Then shall I sweare to Kate, and you to me,
Henry VI Part 11H6 III.ii.84So sure I swear to get the town or die.So sure I sweare, to get the Towne, or dye.
Henry VI Part 11H6 IV.v.28You fled for vantage, everyone will swear;You fled for Vantage, euery one will sweare:
Henry VI Part 11H6 V.iv.129And, Charles, upon condition thou wilt swearAnd Charles, vpon condition thou wilt sweare
Henry VI Part 11H6 V.iv.169Then swear allegiance to his majesty:Then sweare Allegeance to his Maiesty,
Henry VI Part 22H6 I.i.186Swear like a ruffian, and demean himselfSweare like a Ruffian, and demeane himselfe
Henry VI Part 22H6 III.i.180As if she had suborned some to swearAs if she had suborned some to sweare
Henry VI Part 22H6 III.ii.285And therefore by His majesty I swearAnd therefore by his Maiestie I sweare,
Henry VI Part 22H6 III.ii.294But when I swear, it is irrevocable.But when I sweare, it is irreuocable:
Henry VI Part 22H6 IV.iv.52Join with the traitor; and they jointly swearIoyne with the Traitor, and they ioyntly sweare
Henry VI Part 22H6 V.i.182It is great sin to swear unto a sin,It is great sinne, to sweare vnto a sinne:
Henry VI Part 33H6 II.vi.76They mock thee, Clifford; swear as thou wast wont.They mocke thee Clifford, / Sweare as thou was't wont.
Henry VI Part 33H6 III.i.72But did you never swear, and break an oath?But did you neuer sweare, and breake an Oath.
Henry VI Part 33H6 III.i.82Ah, simple men, you know not what you swear!Ah simple men, you know not what you sweare:
Henry VI Part 33H6 III.ii.93Sweet widow, by my state I swear to theeSweet Widow, by my State I sweare to thee,
Henry VI Part 33H6 III.iii.123Myself have often heard him say and swearMy selfe haue often heard him say, and sweare,
Henry VI Part 33H6 V.v.74Didst thou not hear me swear I would not do it?Did'st thou not heare me sweare I would not do it?
Henry VIIIH8 I.iii.8For when they hold 'em, you would swear directlyFor when they hold 'em, you would sweare directly
Henry VIIIH8 II.iii.19I swear, 'tis better to be lowly born,I sweare, tis better to be lowly borne,
Henry VIIIH8 II.iii.45I swear again, I would not be a queenI sweare againe, I would not be a Queene,
Henry VIIIH8 V.i.133To swear against you? Such things have been done.To sweare against you: Such things haue bene done.
Henry VIIIH8 V.i.154I swear he is true-hearted, and a soulI sweare he is true-hearted, and a soule
Julius CaesarJC II.i.113And let us swear our resolution.And let vs sweare our Resolution.
Julius CaesarJC II.i.129Swear priests and cowards and men cautelous,Sweare Priests and Cowards, and men Cautelous
Julius CaesarJC II.i.131That welcome wrongs; unto bad causes swearThat welcome wrongs: Vnto bad causes, sweare
King Edward IIIE3 II.i.210.2Swear, Countess, that thou wilt.Sweare Counties that thou wilt.
King Edward IIIE3 II.i.244Didst thou not swear to give me what I would?Didst thou not swere to giue me what I would,
King Edward IIIE3 II.i.317Thou wilt not stick to swear what thou hast said,Thou wilt not sticke to sweare what thou hast said,
King Edward IIIE3 II.i.352What if I swear by this right hand of mineWhat if I sweare by this right hand of mine,
King Edward IIIE3 II.ii.182Either swear to leave thy most unholy suitEither sweare to leaue thy most vnholie sute,
King Edward IIIE3 II.ii.186My poor chaste blood. Swear, Edward, swear,My poore chast blood, sweare Edward sweare,
King Edward IIIE3 II.ii.188Even by that power I swear, that gives me nowEuen by that power I sweare that giues me now,
King Edward IIIE3 IV.i.6To swear allegiance to his majesty:To sweare allegeance to his maiesty:
King Edward IIIE3 IV.i.36Only, before thou goest, swear by thy faithOnely before thou goest, sweare by thy faith,
King Edward IIIE3 IV.iii.41How we do swear, and, when we once have sworn,How we do sweare, and when we once haue sworne,
King JohnKJ II.i.343Rather, lost more. And by this hand I swear,Rather lost more. And by this hand I sweare
King JohnKJ III.i.1Gone to be married? Gone to swear a peace?Gone to be married? Gone to sweare a peace?
King JohnKJ III.i.122A ramping fool, to brag and stamp and swearA ramping foole, to brag, and stamp, and sweare,
King JohnKJ III.i.284To swear, swears only not to be forswornTo sweare, sweares onely not to be forsworne,
King JohnKJ III.i.285Else what a mockery should it be to swear!Else what a mockerie should it be to sweare?
King JohnKJ III.i.286But thou dost swear only to be forsworn,But thou dost sweare, onely to be forsworne,
King JohnKJ III.i.287And most forsworn to keep what thou dost swear.And most forsworne, to keepe what thou dost sweare,
King JohnKJ V.ii.9And, noble Dauphin, albeit we swearAnd Noble Dolphin, albeit we sweare
King LearKL I.ii.64If the matter were good, my lord, I durst swearIf the matter were good my Lord, I durst swear
King LearKL II.iv.20By Jupiter, I swear no!By Iupiter I sweare no.
King LearKL II.iv.21.1By Juno, I swear ay!By Iuno, I sweare I.
King LearKL III.iv.78thy word's justice, swear not, commit not with man'sthy words Iustice, sweare not, commit not, with mans
King LearKL IV.vii.55I will not swear these are my hands. Let's see.I will not sweare these are my hands: let's see,
Love's Labour's LostLLL I.i.59Come on then, I will swear to study so,Come on then, I will sweare to studie so,
Love's Labour's LostLLL I.i.69Swear me to this, and I will ne'er say no.Sweare me to this, and I will nere say no.
Love's Labour's LostLLL IV.i.61.2We will read it, I swear.We will reade it, I sweare.
Love's Labour's LostLLL IV.i.147To see him kiss his hand, and how most sweetly 'a will swear!To see him kisse his hand, and how most sweetly a will sweare:
Love's Labour's LostLLL IV.ii.105If love make me forsworn, how shall I swear to love?If Loue make me forsworne, how shall I sweare to loue?
Love's Labour's LostLLL IV.iii.115Thou for whom Jove would swearThou for whom Ioue would sweare,
Love's Labour's LostLLL IV.iii.144Faith infringed, which such zeal did swear?Faith infringed, which such zeale did sweare.
Love's Labour's LostLLL IV.iii.249That I may swear beauty doth beauty lackThat I may sweare Beauty doth beauty lacke,
Love's Labour's LostLLL IV.iii.289Consider what you first did swear unto:Consider what you first did sweare vnto:
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.275Berowne did swear himself out of all suit.Berowne did sweare himselfe out of all suite.
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.359Not so, my lord. It is not so, I swear.Not so my Lord, it is not so I sweare,
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.821Yet swear not, lest ye be forsworn again.Yet sweare not, least ye be forsworne agen.
MacbethMac II.iii.8Faith, here's an equivocator that could swear in both theFaith here's an Equiuocator, that could sweare in both the
MacbethMac IV.ii.52And must they all be hanged that swear and lie?And must they all be hang'd, that swear and lye?
Measure for MeasureMM III.ii.185in the same kind? This would make mercy swear, andin the same kinde? This would make mercy sweare and
Measure for MeasureMM IV.iii.57I swear I will not die today for any man'sI sweare I will not die to day for anie mans
Measure for MeasureMM V.i.241Though they would swear down each particular saint,Though they would swear downe each particular Saint,
Measure for MeasureMM V.i.507As I have heard him swear himself there's one(As I haue heard him sweare himselfe there's one
The Merchant of VeniceMV I.i.56Though Nestor swear the jest be laughable.Though Nestor sweare the iest be laughable.
The Merchant of VeniceMV I.ii.66nor Italian, and you will come into the court and swearnor Italian, and you will come into the Court & sweare
The Merchant of VeniceMV II.i.9Hath feared the valiant. By my love I swear,Hath feard the valiant, (by my loue I sweare)
The Merchant of VeniceMV II.i.40Or swear before you choose, if you choose wrongOr sweare before you choose, if you choose wrong
The Merchant of VeniceMV II.ii.148swear upon a book, I shall have good fortune! Go to,sweare vpon a booke, I shall haue good fortune; goe too,
The Merchant of VeniceMV II.ii.178Talk with respect, and swear but now and then,Talke with respect, and sweare but now and than,
The Merchant of VeniceMV II.v.35My sober house. By Jacob's staff I swearMy sober house. By Iacobs staffe I sweare,
The Merchant of VeniceMV II.vi.27Albeit I'll swear that I do know your tongue.Albeit Ile sweare that I do know your tongue.
The Merchant of VeniceMV II.ix.17To these injunctions everyone doth swearTo these iniunctions euery one doth sweare
The Merchant of VeniceMV III.i.104company to Venice that swear he cannot choose butcompany to Venice, that sweare hee cannot choose but
The Merchant of VeniceMV III.ii.284When I was with him, I have heard him swearWhen I was with him, I haue heard him sweare
The Merchant of VeniceMV III.iv.75That men shall swear I have discontinued schoolThat men shall sweare I haue discontinued schoole
The Merchant of VeniceMV IV.i.237Proceed to judgement. By my soul I swearProceede to iudgement: By my soule I sweare,
The Merchant of VeniceMV IV.ii.14Which I did make him swear to keep for ever.Which I did make him sweare to keepe for euer.
The Merchant of VeniceMV V.i.18Did young Lorenzo swear he loved her well,Did young Lorenzo sweare he lou'd her well,
The Merchant of VeniceMV V.i.142By yonder moon I swear you do me wrong!By yonder Moone I sweare you do me wrong,
The Merchant of VeniceMV V.i.170I gave my love a ring, and made him swearI gaue my Loue a Ring, and made him sweare
The Merchant of VeniceMV V.i.178And swear I lost the ring defending it.And sweare I lost the Ring defending it.
The Merchant of VeniceMV V.i.225And that which you did swear to keep for me,And that which you did sweare to keepe for me,
The Merchant of VeniceMV V.i.242I swear to thee, even by thine own fair eyes,I sweare to thee, euen by thine owne faire eyes
The Merchant of VeniceMV V.i.245In each eye one. Swear by your double self,In each eye one, sweare by your double selfe,
The Merchant of VeniceMV V.i.247Pardon this fault, and by my soul I swearPardon this fault, and by my soule I sweare
The Merchant of VeniceMV V.i.256Here, Lord Bassanio. Swear to keep this ring.Heere Lord Bassanio, swear to keep this ring.
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW II.i.53difference of men's liking. And yet he would not swear;difference of mens liking: and yet hee would not sweare:
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND I.i.169I swear to thee by Cupid's strongest bow,I sweare to thee, by Cupids strongest bow,
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND II.i.56And waxen in their mirth, and neeze, and swearAnd waxen in their mirth, and neeze, and sweare,
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND III.i.134On the first view to say, to swear, I love thee.On the first view to say, to sweare I loue thee.
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND III.ii.153To vow, and swear, and superpraise my parts,To vow, and sweare, and superpraise my parts,
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND III.ii.252I swear by that which I will lose for theeI sweare by that which I will lose for thee,
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND IV.i.146Half sleep, half waking. But as yet, I swear,Halfe sleepe, halfe waking. But as yet, I sweare,
Much Ado About NothingMA I.i.123I had rather hear my dog bark at a crow than a man swearI had rather heare my Dog barke at a Crow, than a man sweare
Much Ado About NothingMA I.i.142detain us longer. I dare swear he is no hypocrite, butdetaine vs longer: I dare sweare hee is no hypocrite, but
Much Ado About NothingMA I.i.144If you swear, my lord, you shall not beIf you sweare, my Lord, you shall not be
Much Ado About NothingMA II.i.153I heard him swear his affection.I heard him sweare his affection,
Much Ado About NothingMA II.iii.50.1Yet will he swear he loves.Yet will he sweare he loues.
Much Ado About NothingMA III.i.62She would swear the gentleman should be her sister;She would sweare the gentleman should be her sister:
Much Ado About NothingMA IV.i.36To witness simple virtue? Would you not swear,To witnesse simple Vertue? would you not sweare
Much Ado About NothingMA IV.i.271Do not swear, and eat it.Doe not sweare by it and eat it.
Much Ado About NothingMA IV.i.272I will swear by it that you love me; and I willI will sweare by it that you loue mee, and I will
Much Ado About NothingMA V.iv.57Before this Friar and swear to marry her.Before this Frier, and sweare to marry her.
Much Ado About NothingMA V.iv.79Are much deceived; for they did swear you did.Are much deceiu'd, for they did sweare you did.
OthelloOth II.iii.273squabble! Swagger! Swear! And discourse fustian withsquabble? Swagger? Sweare? And discourse Fustian with
OthelloOth III.iii.333I swear 'tis better to be much abused,I sweare 'tis better to be much abus'd,
OthelloOth IV.i.69Which they dare swear peculiar. Your case is better.Which they dare sweare peculiar. Your case is better.
OthelloOth IV.i.243Though I should swear I saw't. 'Tis very much.Though I should sweare I saw't. 'Tis very much,
OthelloOth IV.ii.34Come, swear it; damn thyself;Come sweare it: damne thy selfe,
OthelloOth IV.ii.37.1Swear thou art honest.sweare thou art honest.
PericlesPer I.ii.19Will think me speaking, though I swear to silence;Will thinke me speaking, though I sweare to silence,
PericlesPer IV.i.99There's no hope she will return. I'll swear she's dead,ther's no hope shee will returne, Ile sweare shees dead,
PericlesPer IV.iii.50Doth swear to th' gods that winter kills the flies.Doe sweare too'th Gods, that Winter kills / The Fliies,
Richard IIR2 I.i.78I take it up; and by that sword I swearI take it vp, and by that sword I sweare,
Richard IIR2 I.iii.10To swear him in the justice of his cause.To sweare him in the iustice of his cause.
Richard IIR2 I.iii.180Swear by the duty that you owe to God – Sweare by the duty that you owe to heauen
Richard IIR2 I.iii.191I swear.I sweare.
Richard IIR2 V.iii.141They shall not live within this world, I swear,They shall not liue within this world I sweare,
Richard IIIR3 I.iv.138a man cannot swear, but it checks him; a man cannot lieA man cannot Sweare, but it Checkes him: A man cannot lye
Richard IIIR3 II.i.8Dissemble not your hatred, swear your love.Dissemble not your hatred, Sweare your loue.
Richard IIIR3 II.i.11So thrive I as I truly swear the like!So thriue I, as I truly sweare the like.
Richard IIIR3 II.i.16So prosper I as I swear perfect love!So prosper I, as I sweare perfect loue.
Richard IIIR3 II.i.28And so swear I.And so sweare I.
Richard IIIR3 III.iv.76Off with his head! Now by Saint Paul I swearOff with his Head; now by Saint Paul I sweare,
Richard IIIR3 III.vii.219O, do not swear, my lord of Buckingham.
Richard IIIR3 IV.iv.368.1I swearI sweare.
Richard IIIR3 IV.iv.372If something thou wouldst swear to be believed,If something thou would'st sweare to be beleeu'd,
Richard IIIR3 IV.iv.373Swear then by something that thou hast not wronged.Sweare then by something, that thou hast not wrong'd.
Richard IIIR3 IV.iv.387.1What canst thou swear by now?What can'st thou sweare by now.
Richard IIIR3 IV.iv.395Swear not by time to come, for that thou hastSweare not by time to come, for that thou hast
Romeo and JulietRJ I.v.21She, I'll swear, hath corns. Am I come near ye now?She Ile sweare hath Cornes: am I come neare ye now?
Romeo and JulietRJ II.chorus.10To breathe such vows as lovers use to swear,To breath such vowes as Louers vse to sweare,
Romeo and JulietRJ II.ii.109O, swear not by the moon, th' inconstant moon,O sweare not by the Moone, th'inconstant Moone,
Romeo and JulietRJ II.ii.112.1What shall I swear by?What shall I sweare by?
Romeo and JulietRJ II.ii.112.2Do not swear at all.Do not sweare at all:
Romeo and JulietRJ II.ii.113Or, if thou wilt, swear by thy gracious self,Or if thou wilt sweare by thy gratious selfe,
Romeo and JulietRJ II.ii.116Well, do not swear. Although I joy in thee,Well do not sweare, although I ioy in thee:
Romeo and JulietRJ III.v.121I will not marry yet; and when I do, I swearI will not marrie yet, and when I doe, I sweare
The Taming of the ShrewTS induction.2.57Scratching her legs that one shall swear she bleeds,Scratching her legs, that one shal sweare she bleeds,
The Taming of the ShrewTS II.i.14If you affect him, sister, here I swearIf you affect him sister, heere I sweare
The Taming of the ShrewTS II.i.218I swear I'll cuff you, if you strike again.I sweare Ile cuffe you, if you strike againe.
The Taming of the ShrewTS IV.ii.12You that durst swear that your mistress Biancayou that durst sweare that your Mistris Bianca
The Taming of the ShrewTS V.i.90in this business. I dare swear this is the rightin this businesse: I dare sweare this is the right
The Taming of the ShrewTS V.i.92Swear if thou dar'st.Sweare if thou dar'st.
The Taming of the ShrewTS V.i.93Nay, I dare not swear it.Naie, I dare not sweare it.
The TempestTem I.i.57Though every drop of water swear against it,Though euery drop of water sweare against it,
The TempestTem II.ii.118hither? Swear by this bottle how thou cam'st hither. Ihither? Sweare by this Bottle how thou cam'st hither: I
The TempestTem II.ii.122I'll swear upon that bottle to be thy true subject,I'le sweare vpon that Bottle, to be thy true subiect,
The TempestTem II.ii.124Here! Swear, then, how thou escaped'st.Heere: sweare then how thou escap'dst.
The TempestTem II.ii.139Come, swear to that. Kiss the book. I willCome, sweare to that: kisse the Booke: I will
The TempestTem II.ii.140furnish it anon with new contents. Swear! (Calibanfurnish it anon with new Contents: Sweare.
The TempestTem II.ii.149I'll kiss thy foot. I'll swear myself thy subject.Ile kisse thy foot, Ile sweare my selfe thy Subiect.
The TempestTem II.ii.150Come on then. Down, and swear!Come on then: downe and sweare.
The TempestTem V.i.123.1Or be not, I'll not swear.Or be not, I'le not sweare.
Timon of AthensTim IV.iii.123And mince it sans remorse. Swear against objects.And mince it sans remorse. Sweare against Obiects,
Timon of AthensTim IV.iii.137Although I know you 'll swear, terribly swear,Although I know you'l sweare, terribly sweare
Titus AndronicusTit I.i.325And here I swear by all the Roman gods,And heere I sweare by all the Romaine Gods,
Titus AndronicusTit I.i.332And here in sight of heaven to Rome I swear,And heere in sight of heauen to Rome I sweare,
Titus AndronicusTit III.i.277And swear unto my soul to right your wrongs.And sweare vnto my soule to right your wrongs.
Titus AndronicusTit IV.i.88And swear with me – as, with the woeful fereAnd sweare with me, as with the wofull Feere
Titus AndronicusTit V.i.68Unless thou swear to me my child shall live.Vnlesse thou sweare to me my Childe shall liue.
Titus AndronicusTit V.i.70Swear that he shall, and then I will begin.Sweare that he shall, and then I will begin.
Titus AndronicusTit V.i.71Who should I swear by? Thou believest no god.Who should I sweare by, / Thou beleeuest no God,
Titus AndronicusTit V.i.86Even by my god I swear to thee I will.Euen by my God I sweare to to thee I will.
Troilus and CressidaTC I.ii.108I swear to you, I think Helen loves him betterI sweare to you, / I thinke Hellen loues him better
Troilus and CressidaTC III.ii.39a baby. (To Troilus) Here she is now: swear the oathsa babie; here she is now, sweare the oathes
Troilus and CressidaTC III.ii.82They say, all lovers swear more performanceThey say all Louers sweare more performance
Troilus and CressidaTC IV.i.23Welcome indeed! By Venus' hand I swear,Welcome indeede: by Venus hand I sweare,
Troilus and CressidaTC V.ii.26What did you swear you would bestow on me?What did you sweare you would bestow on me?
Troilus and CressidaTC V.ii.87I did swear patience.I did sweare patience.
Troilus and CressidaTC V.iii.15Be gone, I say; the gods have heard me swear.Begon I say: the gods haue heard me sweare.
Twelfth NightTN I.v.177of malice, I swear I am not that I play. Are you the ladyof malice, I sweare) I am not that I play. Are you the Ladie
Twelfth NightTN II.iv.115We men may say more, swear more, but indeedWe men may say more, sweare more, but indeed
Twelfth NightTN III.i.154By innocence I swear, and by my youth,By innocence I sweare, and by my youth,
Twelfth NightTN III.iv.175thou seest him, draw, and as thou drawest, swear horrible;thou seest him, draw, and as thou draw'st, sweare horrible:
Twelfth NightTN V.i.124And whom, by heaven, I swear, I tender dearly,And whom, by heauen I sweare, I tender deerely,
Twelfth NightTN V.i.168.2O, do not swear!O do not sweare,
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG II.vi.6Love bade me swear, and Love bids me forswear.Loue bad mee sweare, and Loue bids me for-sweare;
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG IV.ii.97For me – by this pale queen of night I swearFor me (by this pale queene of night I sweare)
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG IV.iii.12Think not I flatter, for I swear I do not – Thinke not I flatter (for I sweare I doe not)
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK III.vi.252.2Swear 'em never moreSweare 'em never more
The Winter's TaleWT I.ii.36But let him swear so and he shall not stay:But let him sweare so, and he shall not stay,
The Winter's TaleWT I.ii.424.2Swear his thought overSweare his thought ouer
The Winter's TaleWT II.iii.167It shall be possible. Swear by this swordIt shall be possible: Sweare by this Sword
The Winter's TaleWT II.iii.183I swear to do this, though a present deathI sweare to doe this: though a present death
The Winter's TaleWT III.ii.123You here shall swear upon this sword of justiceYou here shal sweare vpon this Sword of Iustice,
The Winter's TaleWT III.ii.129.2All this we swear.All this we sweare.
The Winter's TaleWT IV.iv.155.2I'll swear for 'em.Ile sweare for 'em.
The Winter's TaleWT V.i.69.2Will you swearWill you sweare
The Winter's TaleWT V.ii.31by circumstance. That which you hear you'll swearby Circumstance: That which you heare, you'le sweare
The Winter's TaleWT V.ii.152Give me thy hand. I will swear to the Prince thouGiue me thy hand: I will sweare to the Prince, thou
The Winter's TaleWT V.ii.154You may say it, but not swear it.You may say it, but not sweare it.
The Winter's TaleWT V.ii.155Not swear it, now I am a gentleman? Let boorsNot sweare it, now I am a Gentleman? Let Boores
The Winter's TaleWT V.ii.156and franklins say it, I'll swear it.and Francklins say it, Ile sweare it.
The Winter's TaleWT V.ii.159swear it in the behalf of his friend; and I'll swear to thesweare it, in the behalfe of his Friend: And Ile sweare to the
The Winter's TaleWT V.ii.162thy hands, and that thou wilt be drunk. But I'll swear it,thy hands, and that thou wilt be drunke: but Ile sweare it,


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The Passionate PilgrimPP.5.1 If love make me forsworn, how shall I swear to love? IF Loue make me forsworn, how shal I swere to loue?
The Passionate PilgrimPP.16.15 Thou for whom Jove would swear Thou for whome Ioue would sweare,
The Rape of LucreceLuc.1393 That one would swear he saw them quake and tremble. That one would swear he saw them quake & trẽble.
The Rape of LucreceLuc.1418 Another smothered seems to pelt and swear; Another smotherd, seemes to pelt and sweare,
The Rape of LucreceLuc.1635 And swear I found you where you did fulfil And sweare I found you where you did fulfill
The Rape of LucreceLuc.1650 His scarlet lust came evidence to swear His scarlet Lust came euidence to sweare
SonnetsSonn.131.8 Although I swear it to myself alone. Although I sweare it to my selfe alone.
SonnetsSonn.131.9 And to be sure that is not false I swear, And to be sure that is not false I sweare
SonnetsSonn.132.13 Then will I swear beauty herself is black, Then will I sweare beauty her selfe is blacke,
SonnetsSonn.136.2 Swear to thy blind soul that I was thy Will, Sweare to thy blind soule that I was thy Will,
SonnetsSonn.150.4 And swear that brightness doth not grace the day? And swere that brightnesse doth not grace the day?
SonnetsSonn.152.12 Or made them swear against the thing they see; Or made them swere against the thing they see.
SonnetsSonn.152.14 To swear against the truth so foul a lie. To swere against the truth so foule a lie.
Venus and AdonisVen.744 Swear Nature's death for framing thee so fair. Sweare natures death, for framing thee so faire.


 13 result(s).
abjureswear to abandon, solemnly reject
deposeswear, take an oath [from]
forswearswear falsely, perjure [oneself], break one's word
outswearconquer by swearing, swear to do without
overswearswear over again
protestdeclare, say, swear
standswear to it, insist upon it
swearpromise, vow, pledge
swearreduce to silence by swearing, put down by swearing
swear[unclear usage] swear in opposition to, disavow, deny
swearrenounce, abjure, abandon
takeaffirm, swear, take an oath
takeswear, take an oath


 15 result(s).
abandon, swear to abjure
again, swear over overswear
do without, swear to outswear
falsely swearforswear
opposition, swear inswear
swear falselyforswear
swear in oppositionswear
swear over againoverswear
swear to abandonabjure
swear to do withoutoutswear
swear to itstand

Themes and Topics

 3 result(s).
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... eat it rebuff benedick i will swear by it that you love me and i will make ...
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Words Families

 18 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
SWEARBASICswear v, swearing adj, swearing n, sworn adj
SWEARINTENSITYoutswear v, overswear v
SWEARSTATEcrafty-swearing adj, deep-sworn adj
SWEARTRUTHforswear v, forswearing n
SWEARNOTunswear v, unsworm