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Search phrase: unruly

Plays

 13 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
The Comedy of ErrorsCE II.i.100But, too unruly deer, he breaks the paleBut, too vnruly Deere, he breakes the pale, 
The Comedy of ErrorsCE III.i.62By my troth, your town is troubled with unruly boys.By my troth your towne is troubled with vnruly boies. 
Henry IV Part 11H4 III.i.27By the imprisoning of unruly windBy the imprisoning of vnruly Winde
King JohnKJ III.iv.135A sceptre snatched with an unruly handA Scepter snatch'd with an vnruly hand,
King LearKL I.i.297therewithal the unruly waywardness that infirm andtherewithall the vnruly way-wardnesse, that infirme and
MacbethMac II.iii.51The night has been unruly. Where we lay,The Night ha's been vnruly: / Where we lay,
Measure for MeasureMM III.i.244unruly. Go you to Angelo, answer his requiring with avnruly: Goe you to Angelo, answere his requiring with a
Richard IIR2 III.iii.179Wanting the manage of unruly jades.Wanting the manage of vnruly Iades.
Richard IIR2 III.iv.30Which, like unruly children, make their sireWhich like vnruly Children, make their Syre
Richard IIR2 V.ii.111.2Make way, unruly woman.Make way, vnruly Woman.
Romeo and JulietRJ III.i.157Could not take truce with the unruly spleenCould not take truce with the vnruly spleene
Timon of AthensTim V.i.178There's not a whittle in th' unruly campThere's not a whittle, in th'vnruly Campe,
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG I.ii.96The mean is drowned with your unruly bass.The meane is dround with you vnruly base.

Poems

 2 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
The Rape of LucreceLuc.869 ‘ Unruly blasts wait on the tender spring; Vnruly blasts wait on the tender spring,
Venus and AdonisVen.326 Banning his boisterous and unruly beast; Banning his boystrous, and vnruly beast;

Glossary

 8 result(s).
disordereddisorderly, unruly, riotous
irregularlawless, disorderly, unruly
irregulousunruly, lawless, uncontrollable
misgovernedunruly, unrestrained
robustiousboisterous, noisy, unruly
rudeuncontrolled, unruly, of the flesh
unrulydisorderly, violent, unscrupulous
wilderratic, irregular, unruly

Thesaurus

 7 result(s).
unrulydisordered
unrulyrude
unrulyrobustious
unrulyirregulous
unrulyirregular
unrulywild
unrulymisgoverned

Words Families

 1 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
UNRULYBASICsee RULE
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