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Search phrase: toad

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PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
As You Like ItAYL II.i.13Which, like the toad, ugly and venomous,Which like the toad, ougly and venemous,
CymbelineCym IV.ii.90I cannot tremble at it, were it Toad, or Adder, Spider,I cannot tremble at it, were it Toad, or Adder, Spider,
King LearKL III.iv.123Poor Tom, that eats the swimming frog, the toad,Poore Tom, that eates the swimming Frog, the Toad,
MacbethMac IV.i.6Toad that under cold stoneToad, that vnder cold stone,
OthelloOth III.iii.267And not their appetites! I had rather be a toadAnd not their Appetites? I had rather be a Toad,
Richard IIIR3 I.ii.147Never hung poison on a fouler toad.Neuer hung poyson on a fowler Toade.
Richard IIIR3 I.iii.245To help thee curse that poisonous bunch-backed toad.To helpe thee curse this poysonous Bunch-backt Toade.
Richard IIIR3 IV.iv.81That bottled spider, that foul bunch-backed toad!That bottel'd Spider, that foule bunch-back'd Toad.
Richard IIIR3 IV.iv.145Thou toad, thou toad, where is thy brother Clarence?Thou Toad, thou Toade, / Where is thy Brother Clarence?
Romeo and JulietRJ II.iv.198aboard. But she, good soul, had as lief see a toad, a veryaboard: but she good soule had as leeue a see Toade, a very
Romeo and JulietRJ II.iv.199toad, as see him. I anger her sometimes, and tell her thatToade as see him: I anger her sometimes, and tell her that
Romeo and JulietRJ III.v.31Some say the lark and loathed toad change eyes.Some say, the Larke and loathed Toad change eyes,
Timon of AthensTim IV.iii.182Engenders the black toad and adder blue,Engenders the blacke Toad, and Adder blew,
Timon of AthensTim IV.iii.375Toad!Toad.
Titus AndronicusTit IV.ii.67Here is the babe, as loathsome as a toadHeere is the babe as loathsome as a toad,
Troilus and CressidaTC V.i.57ox and ass. To be a dog, a mule, a cat, a fitchew, a toad,Oxe and Asse: to be a Dogge, a Mule, a Cat, a Fitchew, a Toade,

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Glossary

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paddocktoad
toad-spottedspotted like the toad [as if with poison]

Thesaurus

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spotted like the toadtoad-spotted
toadpaddock
toad, spotted like the toad-spotted

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Words Families

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Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
TOADBASICtoad n
TOADPLANTtoadstool n
TOADSTATEtoad-spotted adj

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