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Search phrase: truant

Plays

 13 result(s). alternate result(s)
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
The Comedy of ErrorsCE III.ii.17'Tis double wrong to truant with your bed'Tis double wrong to truant with your bed,
HamletHam I.ii.169A truant disposition, good my lord.A truant disposition, good my Lord.
HamletHam I.ii.173Against yourself. I know you are no truant.Against your selfe. I know you are no Truant:
Henry IV Part 11H4 III.i.200But I will never be a truant, love,But I will neuer be a Truant, Loue,
Henry IV Part 11H4 V.i.94I have a truant been to chivalry,I haue a Truant beene to Chiualry,
Henry IV Part 11H4 V.ii.62And chid his truant youth with such a graceAnd chid his Trewant youth with such a Grace,
Henry VI Part 11H6 II.iv.7Faith, I have been a truant in the lawFaith I haue beene a Truant in the Law,
Henry VIIIH8 III.i.43I am not such a truant since my comingI am not such a Truant since my comming,
Love's Labour's LostLLL II.i.74That aged ears play truant at his talesThat aged eares play treuant at his tales,
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW V.i.23Brook. Since I plucked geese, played truant and whippedBroome:) since I pluckt Geese, plaide Trewant, and whipt
Much Ado About NothingMA III.ii.17Hang him, truant! There's no true drop ofHang him truant, there's no true drop of
Troilus and CressidaTC I.iii.270With truant vows to her own lips he loves,(With truant vowes to her owne lips he loues)
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG II.iv.62And though myself have been an idle truant,And though my selfe haue beene an idle Trewant,

Poems

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PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
SonnetsSonn.101.1 O truant Muse, what shall be thy amends OH truant Muse what shalbe thy amends,

Glossary

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michertruant, absentee, malingerer
revoltedrunaway, truant, delinquent
truantnegligent student, remiss practitioner, absentee
truantplay truant, be unfaithful
truantrogue, knave, rascal

Thesaurus

 4 result(s).
play truanttruant
truantrevolted
truantmicher
truant, playtruant

Themes and Topics

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Words Families

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Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
TRUANTBASICtruant adj, truant n

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