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Search phrase: swiftness

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CoriolanusCor III.i.311The harm of unscanned swiftness, will too lateThe harme of vnskan'd swiftnesse, will (too late)
Henry VH5 I.ii.307That may with reasonable swiftness addThat may with reasonable swiftnesse adde
Henry VIIIH8 I.i.142By violent swiftness that which we run at,By violent swiftnesse that which we run at;
Twelfth NightTN II.v.165even with the swiftness of putting on. Jove andeuen with the swiftnesse of putting on. Ioue, and
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK IV.i.98With such a cry and swiftness that, believe me,With such a cry, and swiftnes, that beleeve me

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celerityalacrity, rapidity, swiftness

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swiftnesscelerity

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