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Search phrase: vainly


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All's Well That Ends WellAW V.iii.123Having vainly feared too little. Away with him.Hauing vainly fear'd too little. Away with him,
Henry IV Part 22H4 IV.v.237Which vainly I supposed the Holy Land.Which (vainly) I suppos'd the Holy-Land.
Henry VIIIH8 I.ii.81Than vainly longing. What we oft do best,Then vainly longing. What we oft doe best,
King JohnKJ II.i.251Our cannons' malice vainly shall be spentOur Cannons malice vainly shall be spent
Love's Labour's LostLLL I.i.138Or vainly comes th' admired Princess hither.Or vainly comes th'admired Princesse hither.
Romeo and JulietRJ V.iii.125What torch is yond that vainly lends his lightWhat Torch is yond that vainely lends his light
Timon of AthensTim V.iv.8Our sufferance vainly. Now the time is flush,Our sufferance vainly: Now the time is flush,
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK III.v.42We have been fatuus, and laboured vainly.We have beene fatuus, and laboured vainely.
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK III.vi.79Was vainly laboured in me; you outwent me,Was vainely labour'd in me, you outwent me,


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The Passionate PilgrimPP.1.5 Thus vainly thinking that she thinks me young, Thus vainly thinking that she thinkes me young,
SonnetsSonn.138.5 Thus vainly thinking that she thinks me young, Thus vainely thinking that she thinkes me young,
SonnetsSonn.147.12 At random from the truth vainly expressed; At randon from the truth vainely exprest.


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vainlyuselessly, fruitlessly, ineffectively
vainlywrongly, falsely, in error


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