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Search phrase: sweep


 13 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
Antony and CleopatraAC III.xi.17Sweep your way for you. Pray you, look not sad,Sweepe your way for you. Pray you looke not sad,
As You Like ItAYL II.i.55Sweep on, you fat and greasy citizens,Sweepe on you fat and greazie Citizens,
HamletHam I.v.31.1May sweep to my revenge.May sweepe to my Reuenge.
HamletHam III.iv.205They bear the mandate. They must sweep my way
Henry VI Part 11H6 III.iii.6And like a peacock sweep along his tail;And like a Peacock sweepe along his tayle,
Henry VI Part 22H6 IV.i.75Thy lips that kissed the Queen shall sweep the ground;Thy lips that kist the Queene, shall sweepe the ground:
Henry VI Part 22H6 IV.vii.28besom that must sweep the court clean of such filthBeesome that must sweepe the Court cleane of such filth
Henry VIIIH8 V.iv.13Unless we sweep 'em from the door with cannons,Vnlesse wee sweepe 'em from the dore with Cannons,
MacbethMac III.i.118With bare-faced power sweep him from my sightWith bare-fac'd power sweepe him from my sight,
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND III.ii.23Sever themselves and madly sweep the sky – Seuer themselues, and madly sweepe the skye:
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND IV.i.120With ears that sweep away the morning dew;With eares that sweepe away the morning dew,
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND V.i.380To sweep the dust behind the door.To sweep the dust behinde the doore.
Timon of AthensTim I.ii.129Hoyday, what a sweep of vanity comes this way!Hoyday, / What a sweepe of vanitie comes this way.


 4 result(s).
swathswathe, sweep of a scythe
sweepprepare, clear [a way]
sweepstrut, parade, move majestically
sweepparade, progress, promenade


 2 result(s).
scythe, sweep of a swath
sweep of a scytheswath

Words Families

 3 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
SWEEPPEOPLEchimney-sweeper n