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Search phrase: tripping

Plays

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Henry VIIIH8 IV.ii.83.2Enter, solemnly tripping one after another, sixEnter solemnely tripping one after another, sixe
King JohnKJ V.ii.155Like Amazons, come tripping after drums,Like Amazons, come tripping after drummes:
The TempestTem IV.i.46Each one, tripping on his toe,Each one tripping on his Toe,
Troilus and CressidaTC III.iii.211And all the Greekish girls shall tripping sing:And all the Greekish Girles shall tripping sing,
Twelfth NightTN V.i.36tripping measure; or the bells of Saint Bennet, sir, maytripping measure, or the belles of S. Bennet sir, may

Poems

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SonnetsSonn.154.4 Came tripping by; but in her maiden hand Came tripping by, but in her maiden hand,

Glossary

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amblingaffected way of walking, tripping along
trippinglight-footedly, with nimble dance-steps
trippinglight-footed, nimble

Thesaurus

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tripping alongambling

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trippingly upon the tongue
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