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All's Well That Ends WellAW II.i.165Or four-and-twenty times the pilot's glassOr foure and twenty times the Pylots glasse
All's Well That Ends WellAW II.iii.81Love make your fortunes twenty times aboveLoue make your fortunes twentie times aboue
All's Well That Ends WellAW III.ii.81That twenty such rude boys might tend uponThat twenty such rude boyes might tend vpon,
Antony and CleopatraAC I.ii.142dies instantly. I have seen her die twenty times upondies instantly: I haue seene her dye twenty times vppon
Antony and CleopatraAC I.v.62Ay, madam, twenty several messengers.I Madam, twenty seuerall Messengers.
Antony and CleopatraAC III.xiii.96Whip him! Were't twenty of the greatest tributariesWhip him: wer't twenty of the greatest Tributaries
Antony and CleopatraAC IV.ii.3He thinks, being twenty times of better fortune,He thinks, being twenty times of better fortune,
Antony and CleopatraAC IV.ii.4.1He is twenty men to one.He is twenty men to one.
As You Like ItAYL I.i.46were there twenty brothers betwixt us: I have as muchwere there twenty brothers betwixt vs: I haue as much
As You Like ItAYL I.iii.42So near our public court as twenty miles,So neere our publike Court as twentie miles,
As You Like ItAYL IV.i.108Ay, and twenty such.I, and twentie such.
The Comedy of ErrorsCE III.ii.180Not once, nor twice, but twenty times you have.Not once, nor twice, but twentie times you haue:
The Comedy of ErrorsCE V.i.327I tell thee, Syracusian, twenty yearsI tell thee Siracusian, twentie yeares 
CoriolanusCor III.iii.70Within thine eyes sat twenty thousand deaths,Within thine eyes sate twenty thousand deaths
CymbelineCym I.i.62Some twenty years.Some twenty yeares.
CymbelineCym II.i.54Cannot take two from twenty, for his heart,Cannot take two from twenty for his heart,
CymbelineCym III.iii.69Followed my banishment, and this twenty yearsFollowed my Banishment, and this twenty yeeres,
CymbelineCym V.iii.49Are now each one the slaughterman of twenty:Are now each one the slaughter-man of twenty:
CymbelineCym V.v.338For such and so they are – these twenty years(For such, and so they are) these twenty yeares
HamletHam II.ii.364while my father lived give twenty, forty, fifty, a hundredwhile my Father liued; giue twenty, forty, an hundred
HamletHam IV.iv.25Two thousand souls and twenty thousand ducats
HamletHam IV.iv.60The imminent death of twenty thousand men
HamletHam V.i.170Here's a skull now hath lien you i'th' earth three-and-twentyHeres a Scull now: this Scul, has laine in the earth three & twenty
Henry IV Part 11H4 I.i.68Ten thousand bold Scots, two-and-twenty knights,Ten thousand bold Scots, two and twenty Knights
Henry IV Part 11H4 II.ii.16time this two-and-twenty years, and yet I am bewitchedtime this two and twenty yeare, & yet I am bewitcht
Henry IV Part 11H4 IV.ii.8make twenty, take them all, I'll answer the coinage. Bidmake twentie, take them all, Ile answere the Coynage. Bid
Henry IV Part 22H4 I.ii.42have sent me two-and-twenty yards of satin, as I am asent me two and twenty yards of Satten (as I am true
Henry IV Part 22H4 I.iii.11To five-and-twenty thousand men of choice;To fiue and twenty thousand men of choice:
Henry IV Part 22H4 I.iii.16Whether our present five-and-twenty thousandWhether our present fiue and twenty thousand
Henry IV Part 22H4 I.iii.68What, is the King but five-and-twenty thousand?What is the King but fiue & twenty thousand?
Henry IV Part 22H4 II.i.152Pray thee, Sir John, let it be but twenty nobles;Prethee (Sir Iohn) let it be but twenty Nobles,
Henry IV Part 22H4 II.ii.130That's to make him eat twenty of hisThat's to make him eate twenty of his
Henry IV Part 22H4 II.iv.351And there are twenty weak and wearied postsAnd there are twentie weake and wearied Postes,
Henry VH5 II.iv.62Had twenty years been made. This is a stemHad twentie yeeres been made. This is a Stem
Henry VH5 III.vii.82Who will go to hazard with me for twentyWho will goe to Hazard with me for twentie
Henry VH5 IV.i.218Indeed, the French may lay twenty FrenchIndeede the French may lay twentie French
Henry VI Part 22H6 I.i.8Seven earls, twelve barons, and twenty reverend bishops,Seuen Earles, twelue Barons, & twenty reuerend Bishops
Henry VI Part 22H6 II.iv.60And had I twenty times so many foes,And had I twentie times so many foes,
Henry VI Part 22H6 II.iv.61And each of them had twenty times their power,And each of them had twentie times their power,
Henry VI Part 22H6 III.ii.142With twenty thousand kisses, and to drainWith twenty thousand kisses, and to draine
Henry VI Part 22H6 III.ii.206Though Suffolk dare him twenty thousand times.Though Suffolke dare him twentie thousand times.
Henry VI Part 22H6 III.ii.268Your loving uncle, twenty times his worth,Your louing Vnckle, twentie times his worth,
Henry VI Part 22H6 IV.vii.19pay one-and-twenty fifteens, and one shilling to thepay one and twenty Fifteenes, and one shilling to the
Henry VI Part 33H6 I.ii.51She is hard by with twenty thousand men;She is hard by, with twentie thousand men:
Henry VI Part 33H6 I.ii.71Five men to twenty! Though the odds be great,Fiue men to twentie: though the oddes be great,
Henry VI Part 33H6 II.i.180Will but amount to five-and-twenty thousand,Will but amount to fiue and twenty thousand,
Henry VI Part 33H6 III.ii.152Than to accomplish twenty golden crowns!Then to accomplish twentie Golden Crownes.
Henry VIIIH8 I.iv.30.1He would kiss you twenty with a breath.He would Kisse you Twenty with a breath.
Henry VIIIH8 II.ii.30That like a jewel has hung twenty yearsThat like a Iewell, ha's hung twenty yeares
Henry VIIIH8 II.iv.36Upward of twenty years, and have been blessedVpward of twenty yeares, and haue bene blest
Henry VIIIH8 V.iv.41face, for, o'my conscience, twenty of the dog-days nowface, for o' my conscience twenty of the Dog-dayes now
Julius CaesarJC I.iii.17Like twenty torches joined; and yet his hand,Like twentie Torches ioyn'd; and yet his Hand,
Julius CaesarJC III.i.101Why, he that cuts off twenty years of lifeWhy he that cuts off twenty yeares of life,
King Edward IIIE3 III.iv.110A hundred-and-twenty knights, and thirty thousandA hundred and twenty knights, and thirty thousand
King Edward IIIE3 IV.vi.36Hath with a stone foiled twenty stout Goliaths;Hath with a stone foild twentie stout Goliahs,
King Edward IIIE3 IV.vi.37Some twenty naked starvelings with small flintsSome twentie naked staruelings with small flints,
King Edward IIIE3 IV.vii.9One against twenty, beat you up together?One against twentie beate you vp together.
King LearKL II.ii.101Than twenty silly-ducking observantsThen twenty silly-ducking obseruants,
King LearKL II.iv.68not a nose among twenty but can smell him that'snot a nose among twenty, but can smell him that's
King LearKL II.iv.249With five-and-twenty – Regan, said you so?With fiue and twenty? Regan, said you so?
King LearKL II.iv.254Thy fifty yet doth double five-and-twenty,Thy fifty yet doth double fiue and twenty,
King LearKL II.iv.256What need you five-and-twenty, ten, or fiveWhat need you fiue and twenty? Ten? Or fiue?
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.37I am compared to twenty thousand fairs.I am compar'd to twenty thousand fairs.
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.265Twenty adieus, my frozen Muscovits.Twentie adieus my frozen Muscouits.
MacbethMac III.iv.26With twenty trenched gashes on his head,With twenty trenched gashes on his head;
MacbethMac III.iv.80With twenty mortal murders on their crowns,With twenty mortall murthers on their crownes,
MacbethMac IV.ii.41Why, I can buy me twenty at any market.Why I can buy me twenty at any Market.
Measure for MeasureMM II.iv.180That, had he twenty heads to tender downThat had he twentie heads to tender downe
Measure for MeasureMM II.iv.181On twenty bloody blocks, he'd yield them up,On twentie bloodie blockes, hee'ld yeeld them vp,
The Merchant of VeniceMV I.ii.15his own instructions. I can easier teach twenty what werehis owne instructions; I can easier teach twentie what were
The Merchant of VeniceMV I.ii.16good to be done than be one of the twenty to followgood to be done, then be one of the twentie to follow
The Merchant of VeniceMV I.ii.59should marry him, I should marry twenty husbands. Ifshould marry him, I should marry twentie husbands: if
The Merchant of VeniceMV II.vi.66I have sent twenty out to seek for you.I haue sent twenty out to seeke for you.
The Merchant of VeniceMV III.ii.153I would be trebled twenty times myself,I would be trebled twenty times my selfe,
The Merchant of VeniceMV III.ii.279If they deny him justice. Twenty merchants,If they deny him iustice. Twenty Merchants,
The Merchant of VeniceMV III.ii.287Than twenty times the value of the sumThen twenty times the value of the summe
The Merchant of VeniceMV III.ii.307To pay the petty debt twenty times over.To pay the petty debt twenty times ouer.
The Merchant of VeniceMV III.iv.74And twenty of these puny lies I'll tell,And twentie of these punie lies Ile tell,
The Merchant of VeniceMV III.iv.84For we must measure twenty miles today.For we must measure twentie miles to day.
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW I.i.2a Star-Chamber matter of it. If he were twenty Sira Star-Chamber matter of it, if hee were twenty Sir
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW I.i.275Sackerson loose twenty times, and have taken him bySackerson loose, twenty times, and haue taken him by
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW II.i.75I will find you twenty lascivious turtles ere one chasteI will find you twentie lasciuious Turtles ere one chaste
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW II.i.183twenty, good Master Page. Master Page, will you go withtwenty (good Master Page.) Master Page, wil you go with
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW II.ii.69could never get an eye-wink of her – I had myself twentycould neuer get an eye-winke of her: I had my selfe twentie
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW III.ii.29Why, this boy will carry a letter twenty mile as easy as awhy this boy will carrie a letter twentie mile as easie, as a
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW IV.iv.88Though twenty thousand worthier come to crave her.Though twenty thousand worthier come to craue her.
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW V.v.78And twenty glow-worms shall our lanterns be,And twenty glow-wormes shall our Lanthornes bee
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW V.v.113cudgel, and twenty pounds of money, which must becudgell, and twenty pounds of money, which must be
Much Ado About NothingMA II.iii.133write to him; for she'll be up twenty times a night, andwrite to him, for shee'll be vp twenty times a night, and
Much Ado About NothingMA V.ii.68one wise man among twenty that will praise himself.one wise man among twentie that will praise himselfe.
OthelloOth V.ii.165Though I lost twenty lives. Help! Help, ho! Help!Though I lost twenty liues. Helpe, helpe, hoa, helpe:
OthelloOth V.ii.262Than twenty times your stop. but, O vain boast! –Then twenty times your stop. But (oh vaine boast)
Richard IIR2 II.ii.14Each substance of a grief hath twenty shadowsEach substance of a greefe hath twenty shadows
Richard IIR2 III.ii.76But now the blood of twenty thousand menBut now the blood of twentie thousand men
Richard IIR2 III.ii.85Is not the King's name twenty thousand names?Is not the Kings Name fortie thousand Names?
Richard IIR2 IV.i.38If thou deniest it twenty times, thou liest,If thou deniest it, twenty times thou lyest,
Richard IIR2 IV.i.59To answer twenty thousand such as you.
Richard IIR2 V.ii.101Away, fond woman. Were he twenty times my sonAway fond woman: were hee twenty times my Son
Richard IIIR3 I.ii.161And twenty times made pause to sob and weep,And twenty times, made pause to sob and weepe:
Richard IIIR3 I.iv.120to hold me but while one tells twenty.to hold me but while one tels twenty.
Richard IIIR3 IV.ii.38Gold were as good as twenty orators,Gold were as good as twentie Orators,
Romeo and JulietRJ I.v.38Some five-and-twenty years; and then we masked.Some fiue and twenty yeares, and then we Maskt.
Romeo and JulietRJ II.ii.72Than twenty of their swords! Look thou but sweet,Then twenty of their Swords, looke thou but sweete,
Romeo and JulietRJ II.ii.169I will not fail. 'Tis twenty years till then.I will not faile, 'tis twenty yeares till then,
Romeo and JulietRJ II.iv.148down, an 'a were lustier than he is, and twenty suchdowne, & a were lustier then he is, and twentie such
Romeo and JulietRJ II.v.49It beats as it would fall in twenty pieces.It beates as it would fall in twenty peeces.
Romeo and JulietRJ III.i.178Some twenty of them fought in this black strife,Some twenty of them fought in this blacke strife,
Romeo and JulietRJ III.i.179And all those twenty could but kill one life.And all those twenty could but kill one life.
Romeo and JulietRJ III.iii.153With twenty hundred thousand times more joyWith twenty hundred thousand times more ioy
Romeo and JulietRJ IV.ii.2Sirrah, go hire me twenty cunning cooks.Sirrah, go hire me twenty cunning Cookes.
Romeo and JulietRJ V.i.79Of twenty men it would dispatch you straight.Of twenty men, it would dispatch you straight.
The Taming of the ShrewTS induction.1.19I would not lose the dog for twenty pound.I would not loose the dogge for twentie pound.
The Taming of the ShrewTS induction.2.35And twenty caged nightingales do sing.And twentie caged Nightingales do sing.
The Taming of the ShrewTS induction.2.94And twenty more such names and men as these,And twentie more such names and men as these,
The Taming of the ShrewTS II.i.122And in possession twenty thousand crowns.And in possession twentie thousand Crownes.
The Taming of the ShrewTS II.i.158And twangling Jack, with twenty such vile terms,And twangling Iacke, with twentie such vilde tearmes,
The Taming of the ShrewTS IV.ii.57That teacheth tricks eleven and twenty long,That teacheth trickes eleuen and twentie long,
The Taming of the ShrewTS IV.iv.4Near twenty years ago in Genoa,Neere twentie yeares a goe in Genoa.
The Taming of the ShrewTS V.ii.70.2Twenty crowns.Twentie crownes.
The Taming of the ShrewTS V.ii.71Twenty crowns?Twentie crownes,
The Taming of the ShrewTS V.ii.73But twenty times so much upon my wife.But twentie times so much vpon my Wife.
The Taming of the ShrewTS V.ii.112Unto their losses twenty thousand crowns – Vnto their losses twentie thousand crownes,
The TempestTem II.i.283This deity in my bosom. Twenty consciencesThis Deity in my bosome: 'Twentie consciences
Timon of AthensTim I.i.245'Tis Alcibiades, and some twenty horse,'Tis Alcibiades, and some twenty Horse
Timon of AthensTim II.i.3Which makes it five-and-twenty. Still in motionWhich makes it fiue and twenty. Still in motion
Timon of AthensTim II.i.7If I would sell my horse and buy twenty moreIf I would sell my Horse, and buy twenty moe
Timon of AthensTim III.vi.77gives it. Let no assembly of twenty be without a score ofgiues it. Let no Assembly of Twenty, be without a score of
Timon of AthensTim IV.iii.513Expecting in return twenty for one?Expecting in returne twenty for one?
Titus AndronicusTit I.i.82Romans, of five-and-twenty valiant sons,Romaines, of fiue and twenty Valiant Sonnes,
Titus AndronicusTit I.i.198And buried one-and-twenty valiant sonsAnd buried one and twenty Valiant Sonnes,
Titus AndronicusTit III.i.10For two-and-twenty sons I never weptFor two and twenty sonnes I neuer wept,
Titus AndronicusTit IV.ii.45And that would she, for twenty thousand more.And that would she for twenty thousand more.
Titus AndronicusTit V.i.76With twenty popish tricks and ceremoniesWith twenty Popish trickes and Ceremonies,
Titus AndronicusTit V.i.120And for my tidings gave me twenty kisses.And for my tydings, gaue me twenty kisses.
Troilus and CressidaTC I.ii.235youth! He ne'er saw three and twenty. – Go thy way,youth! he ne're saw three and twenty. Go thy way
Twelfth NightTN II.iii.49Then come kiss me, sweet and twenty,Then come kisse me sweet and twentie:
Twelfth NightTN V.i.87And grew a twenty years' removed thingAnd grew a twentie yeeres remoued thing
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG I.i.31With twenty, watchful, weary, tedious nights;With twenty watchfull, weary, tedious nights;
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG I.i.72Twenty to one then he is shipped already,Twenty to one then, he is ship'd already,
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG II.iv.93Why, lady, Love hath twenty pair of eyes.Why Lady, Loue hath twenty paire of eyes.
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG II.iv.168As twenty seas, if all their sand were pearl,As twenty Seas, if all their sand were pearle,
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG II.vi.16With twenty thousand soul-confirming oaths!With twenty thousand soule-confirming oathes.
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG II.vii.46With twenty odd-conceited true-love knots – With twentie od-conceited true-loue knots:
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK II.ii.14Twenty to one, he'll come to speak to her,Twenty to one, hee'le come to speake to her,
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK III.iv.17Twenty to one, is trussed up in a triceTwenty to one is trust up in a trice
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK III.v.147Take twenty, dominie. (To Hippolyta) How does my sweetheart?Take 20. Domine; how does my sweet heart.
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK IV.i.106.1I can sing twenty more.I can sing twenty more.
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK IV.i.137As twenty to dispatch; he'll tickle it upAs twenty to dispatch, hee'l tickl't up
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK IV.ii.116.1His age some five-and-twenty.His age some five and twenty.
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK V.ii.7'Twas well done; twenty times had been far better,Twas well done; twentie times had bin far better,
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK V.ii.49He'll dance the morris twenty mile an hour,Hee'l dance the Morris twenty mile an houre,
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK V.ii.63And twenty strike of oats; but he'll ne'er have her.And twenty strike of Oates, but hee'l ne're have her;
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK V.ii.107.2 – And twenty.And twenty.
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK V.ii.107.3Ay, and twenty.I and twenty.
The Winter's TaleWT III.iii.59three-and-twenty, or that youth would sleep out thethree and twenty, or that youth would sleep out the
The Winter's TaleWT III.iii.63brains of nineteen and two-and-twenty hunt thisbraines of nineteene, and two and twenty hunt this
The Winter's TaleWT IV.iii.40me four-and-twenty nosegays for the shearers,me four and twenty Nose-gayes for the shearers
The Winter's TaleWT IV.iv.261usurer's wife was brought to bed of twenty money-bagsVsurers wife was brought to bed of twenty money baggs
The Winter's TaleWT V.iii.71Make me to think so twenty years together!Make me to thinke so twentie yeeres together:
The Winter's TaleWT V.iii.84.1No, not these twenty years.No: not these twentie yeeres.


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SonnetsSonn.152.6 When I break twenty? I am perjured most; When I breake twenty: I am periur'd most,
Venus and AdonisVen.22 Ten kisses short as one, one long as twenty. Ten kisses short as one, one long as twentie:
Venus and AdonisVen.522 Is twenty hundred kisses such a trouble?’ Is twentie hundred kisses such a trouble?
Venus and AdonisVen.575 Were beauty under twenty locks kept fast, Were beautie vnder twentie locks kept fast,
Venus and AdonisVen.775 ‘ If love have lent you twenty thousand tongues, If loue haue lent you twentie thousand tongues,
Venus and AdonisVen.833 ‘ Ay me!’ she cries, and twenty times, ‘ Woe, woe!’ Ay me, she cries, and twentie times, wo, wo,
Venus and AdonisVen.834 And twenty echoes twenty times cry so. And twentie ecchoes, twentie times crie so,


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eleven and twenty longjust right, perfect [a winning hand in the card game of Thirty-one]
twenty, and[ballad catch phrase, used as an intensifer] and many more


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Greetings...evening] mw ii i 182 good even and twenty good master page [i e ...
... good master page [i e twenty times over] even [= evening] ...
Numbers... item example gloss two and twenty 1h4 i i 68 22 three and...
... 1h4 i i 68 22 three and twenty wt iii iii 59 23 four and...
... wt iii iii 59 23 four and twenty 1h4 iii iii 73 24 five and...
... 1h4 iii iii 73 24 five and twenty ayl v i 19 25 two and thirty ts ...
...ndefinite number - two or three and twenty tnk v ii 107 [daughter] shall we kiss ...
...wooer] a hundred times [daughter] - and twenty many more hundred tg iv iv 142 i...
Frequently Encountered Words (FEW)... iv 351 [peto to prince henry] there are twenty weak and wearied posts / come from the n...
...istinct ac i v 62 [alexas to cleopatra] twenty several messengers cor i viii 1 [stage ...

Words Families

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FOURHIGHERfour and twenty adj
THOUSANDHIGHER OVER TENthree and twenty thousand n
TWENTYBASICtwentieth adj, twenty adj, twenty n, twentyfold adv
TWENTYHIGHER TO THIRTYone-and-twenty adj, twenty-one n, two-and-twenty adj, two-and-twenty n, three-and-twenty adj, three-and-twenty n, twenty-three adj, four-and-twenty adj, five-and-twenty adj, five-and-twenty n, twenty-five adj, six-and-twenty n, twenty-seven adj, twenty-nine adj
TWENTYABOVE THIRTYhundred-and-twenty adj, one hundred twenty-six n, four hundred one-and-twenty adj, four hundred one-and-twenty adj, twenty thousand adj, twenty thousand n, three-and-twenty thousand adj, five-and-twenty thousand adj, twenty hundred thousand adj


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