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All's Well That Ends WellAW I.ii.72If he were living I would try him yet.If he were liuing, I would try him yet.
All's Well That Ends WellAW I.iii.242But give me leave to try success, I'd ventureBut giue me leaue to trie successe, I'de venture
All's Well That Ends WellAW II.i.134What I can do can do no hurt to try,What I can doe, can doe no hurt to try,
All's Well That Ends WellAW II.i.185Sweet practiser, thy physic I will try,Sweet practiser, thy Physicke I will try,
All's Well That Ends WellAW III.vi.15I would I knew in what particular action to tryI would I knew in what particular action to try
Antony and CleopatraAC II.vi.34.1To try a larger fortune.to try a larger Fortune.
Antony and CleopatraAC II.vii.124.2I'll try you on the shore.Ile try you on the shore.
Antony and CleopatraAC III.xii.26(To Thidias) To try eloquence now 'tis time. Dispatch.To try thy Eloquence, now 'tis time, dispatch,
Antony and CleopatraAC III.xii.31The ne'er-touched vestal. Try thy cunning, Thidias.The ne're touch'd Vestall. Try thy cunning Thidias,
As You Like ItAYL I.i.118to come in disguised against me to try a fall. Tomorrow,to come in disguis'd against mee to try a fall: to morrow
As You Like ItAYL I.ii.159I come but in as others do, to try with him the strengthI come but in as others do, to try with him the strength
As You Like ItAYL I.ii.191You shall try but one fall.You shall trie but one fall.
As You Like ItAYL I.iii.19I would try, if I could cry ‘ hem ’ and haveI would try if I could cry hem, and haue
As You Like ItAYL I.iii.24O, a good wish upon you; you will try in time, inO, a good wish vpon you: you will trie in time in
As You Like ItAYL IV.i.185such offenders, and let Time try. Adieu!such offenders, and let time try: adieu.
The Comedy of ErrorsCE I.i.153Try all the friends thou hast in Ephesus;Try all the friends thou hast in Ephesus,
The Comedy of ErrorsCE II.i.42Well, I will marry one day, but to try.Well, I will marry one day but to trie: 
The Comedy of ErrorsCE V.i.422That's a question. How shall we try it?That's a question, how shall we trie it. 
CoriolanusCor III.i.224Come, try upon yourselves what you have seen me.Come trie vpon your selues, what you haue seene me.
CoriolanusCor III.i.250I'll try whether my old wit be in requestIle trie whether my old Wit be in request
CoriolanusCor III.iii.80Those whose great power must try him – even this,Those whose great power must try him. Euen this
CymbelineCym I.vi.18Other conclusions? I will try the forcesOther Conclusions? I will try the forces
CymbelineCym I.vi.21To try the vigour of them, and applyTo try the vigour of them, and apply
CymbelineCym I.vii.173To try your taking of a false report, which hathTo try your taking of a false report, which hath
CymbelineCym II.iii.14fingering, so: we'll try with tongue too: if none willfingering, so: wee'l try with tongue too: if none will
CymbelineCym IV.ii.373Try many, all good: serve truly: neverTry many, all good: serue truly: neuer
HamletHam II.ii.159.2How may we try it further?How may we try it further?
HamletHam II.ii.167.2We will try it.We will try it.
HamletHam III.ii.218And who in want a hollow friend doth tryAnd who in want a hollow Friend doth try,
HamletHam III.iii.65Try what repentance can. What can it not?Try what Repentance can. What can it not?
HamletHam III.iv.196To try conclusions, in the basket creepTo try Conclusions in the Basket, creepe
HamletHam IV.iv.63Whereon the numbers cannot try the cause,
Henry IV Part 11H4 V.i.100Try fortune with him in a single fight.Try fortune with him, in a Single Fight.
Henry IV Part 22H4 II.ii.44persistency. Let the end try the man. But I tell thee,persistencie. Let the end try the man. But I tell thee,
Henry IV Part 22H4 II.iii.56First let them try themselves. So did your son;First let them trye themselues. So did your Sonne,
Henry IV Part 22H4 II.iv.303back, and spoke it on purpose to try my patience.back, and spoke it on purpose, to trie my patience.
Henry IV Part 22H4 IV.ii.43If not, we ready are to try our fortunesIf not, wee readie are to trye our fortunes,
Henry IV Part 22H4 IV.v.167To try with it, as with an enemyTo try with it (as with an Enemie,
Henry VH5 IV.i.156of swords, can try it out with all unspotted soldiers.of Swords, can trye it out with all vnspotted Souldiers:
Henry VI Part 11H6 I.ii.60.2But first, to try her skill,but first, to try her skill,
Henry VI Part 11H6 I.ii.89My courage try by combat, if thou darest,My Courage trie by Combat, if thou dar'st,
Henry VI Part 11H6 I.ii.149Presently we'll try. Come, let's away about it.Presently wee'le try: come,let's away about it,
Henry VI Part 11H6 I.iv.111And then we'll try what these dastard Frenchmen dare.And then wee'le try what these dastard Frenchmen dare.
Henry VI Part 11H6 III.ii.63To try if that our own be ours or no.To try if that our owne be ours, or no.
Henry VI Part 11H6 V.iii.32And try if they can gain your liberty.And try if they can gaine your liberty.
Henry VI Part 11H6 V.v.32To try his strength, forsaketh yet the listsTo try his strength, forsaketh yet the Listes
Henry VI Part 22H6 III.i.309My lord of York, try what your fortune is.My Lord of Yorke, trie what your fortune is:
Henry VI Part 22H6 III.i.314And try your hap against the Irishmen?And trie your hap against the Irishmen?
Henry VI Part 22H6 III.ii.16Say we intend to try his grace today.Say, we intend to try his Grace to day,
Henry VI Part 33H6 III.ii.33Lords, give us leave; I'll try this widow's wit.Lords giue vs leaue, Ile trye this Widowes wit.
Henry VIIIH8 V.iii.143Power as he was a Councillor to try him,Power, as he was a Counsellour to try him,
Henry VIIIH8 V.iii.146Would try him to the utmost, had ye mean;Would trye him to the vtmost, had ye meane,
Julius CaesarJC III.i.292Into the market-place; there shall I try,Into the Market place: There shall I try
Julius CaesarJC V.iii.110We shall try fortune in a second fight.We shall try Fortune in a second fight.
King Edward IIIE3 II.i.274Doth but so try the wife of Salisbury,Doth but to try the wife of Salisbury,
King Edward IIIE3 IV.i.43Thus once I mean to try a Frenchman's faith.Thus once I meane to trie a French mans faith.
King JohnKJ V.v.22To try the fair adventure of tomorrow.To try the faire aduenture of to morrow.
King LearKL IV.vi.241try whether your costard or my ballow be the harder.try whither your Costard, or my Ballow be the harder;
MacbethMac V.vi.71Yet I will try the last. Before my bodyYet I will try the last. Before my body,
Measure for MeasureMM II.i.21Guiltier than him they try; what's open made to justice,Guiltier then him they try; what's open made to Iustice,
Measure for MeasureMM II.iii.22And try your penitence, if it be sound,And try your penitence, if it be sound,
Measure for MeasureMM V.i.76To try her gracious fortune with Lord AngeloTo try her gracious fortune with Lord Angelo,
The Merchant of VeniceMV I.i.180Try what my credit can in Venice do,Try what my credit can in Venice doe,
The Merchant of VeniceMV II.i.24To try my fortune. By this scimitarTo trie my fortune: By this Symitare
The Merchant of VeniceMV II.ii.33knows me not. I will try confusions with him.knows me not, I will trie confusions with him.
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW III.iii.178I will lay a plot to try that, and we willI will lay a plot to try that, and wee will
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW IV.ii.88We'll try that; for I'll appoint my menWee'l try that: for Ile appoint my men
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND III.ii.336Now follow – if thou darest – to try whose rightNow follow if thou dar'st, to try whose right,
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND III.ii.412Follow my voice. We'll try no manhood here.Follow my voice, we'l try no manhood here.
Much Ado About NothingMA I.i.240Well, as time shall try:Well, as time shall trie:
OthelloOth IV.ii.47To try me with affliction, had they rainedTo try me with Affliction, had they rain'd
PericlesPer II.iv.41Try honour's cause; forbear your suffrages.Try honours cause; forbeare your suffrages:
Richard IIR2 I.i.184Then, dear my liege, mine honour let me try.Then (deere my Liege) mine Honor let me trie,
Richard IIR2 II.ii.85Now shall he try his friends that flattered him.Now shall he try his friends that flattered him.
Richard IIR2 IV.i.85If he may be repealed to try his honour.If he may be repeal'd, to trie his Honor.
Richard IIIR3 IV.ii.9To try if thou be current gold indeed.To trie if thou be currant Gold indeed:
Romeo and JulietRJ IV.ii.3You shall have none ill, sir. For I'll try ifYou shall haue none ill sir, for Ile trie if
Romeo and JulietRJ IV.ii.5How! Canst thou try them so?How canst thou trie them so?
The Taming of the ShrewTS I.ii.17I'll try how you can sol-fa and sing it.Ile trie how you can Sol,Fa, and sing it.
The Taming of the ShrewTS II.i.217.2That I'll try.That Ile trie.
The TempestTem I.i.35lower! Bring her to try with main-course.lower, bring her to Try with Maine-course.
Timon of AthensTim II.ii.183And try the argument of hearts, by borrowing,And try the argument of hearts, by borrowing,
Timon of AthensTim II.ii.188Shall I try friends. You shall perceiveShall I trie Friends. You shall perceiue
Timon of AthensTim III.vi.3did but try us this other day.did but try vs this other day.
Timon of AthensTim V.i.9Then this breaking of his has been but a try for hisThen this breaking of his, / Ha's beene but a Try for his
Titus AndronicusTit II.iii.69Are singled forth to try experiments.Are singled forth to try experiments:
Troilus and CressidaTC III.ii.145Let me go and try.Let me goe and try:
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG I.iii.8Some to the wars to try their fortune there;Some to the warres, to try their fortune there;
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG III.i.287I will try thee. Tell me this: who begot thee?I will try thee: tell me this: who begot thee?
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG III.i.291Come, fool, come; try me in thy paper.Come foole, come: try me in thy paper.
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK III.ii.25Should I try death by dozens. I am moped;Should I try death by dussons: I am mop't,
The Winter's TaleWT II.iii.26.2Lords, and the Servant, who try to prevent her
The Winter's TaleWT III.ii.72For me to try how. All I know of itFor me to try how: All I know of it,
The Winter's TaleWT IV.i.1I that please some, try all; both joy and terrorI that please some, try all: both ioy and terror
The Winter's TaleWT V.ii.131try whether I am not now a gentleman born.try whether I am not now a Gentleman borne.


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The Passionate PilgrimPP.11.3 She told the youngling how god Mars did try her, She told the youngling how god Mars did trie her,
The Passionate PilgrimPP.18.31 What though she strive to try her strength, What though she striue to try her strength,
SonnetsSonn.110.11 On newer proof, to try an older friend, On newer proofe, to trie an older friend,


 29 result(s).
approveput to the proof, test, try
assayattempt, try, venture
assaytry, test the mettle of, put to the proof
conclusions, tryexperiment, see what happens
confusions, trymalapropism for ‘try conclusions’ [= see what happens]
endeavourtry to obtain, strive to procure
flattertry to please, ingratiate oneself with
havelet's try it, let's have a go at it
labourwork hard for, try to bring about, urge
offerattempt, start, try, make a move
practisetry to seduce, carry on with
praiseappraise, test, try out
provetest, try out, make trial [of]
seek throughtry, test, put to trial
seemarrange, contrive, try speciously
tasktest, try out, challenge
tastetry out, test, put to the proof
tempttry, test, make trial of
tryjudge the case
try[in expressions]
trycontest, decide, fight out
tryexperience, undergo, endure
try[nautical] adjust sails so that the ship's bow is into the wind, lie to
trytry for, aim at, aspire to
tryprove, ascertain, find out
tryput to the test, test the goodness [of]
tryrefine, purify
trytest, trial
workwork for, plan, try to arrange


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arrange, try towork
bring about, try to labour
conclusions, trytry
obtain, try toendeavour
please, try toflatter
seduce, try toassail
seduce, try topractise
speciously, tryseem
tryseek through
try fortry
try outtask
try outpraise
try outtaste
try outprove
try speciouslyseem
try to bring aboutlabour
try to obtainendeavour

Themes and Topics

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Verb forms...e shall dialect use kl iv vi 240 i’ce try ’chill will dialect use kl iv vi...
Frequently Encountered Words (FEW)...i 185 [king to helena] thy physic i will try 2h4 iv v 16 [prince henry to clarence ...

Words Families

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Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
TRYBASICtried adj, try n, try v
TRYNOTuntried adj


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friends romans countrymen
Friends Romans Countrymen