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Search phrase: wax

Plays

 29 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
All's Well That Ends WellAW I.ii.65Since I nor wax nor honey can bring home,Since I nor wax nor honie can bring home,
CymbelineCym III.ii.35All but in that! Good wax, thy leave: blest beAll but in that. Good Wax, thy leaue: blest be
HamletHam III.i.101Rich gifts wax poor when givers prove unkind.Rich gifts wax poore, when giuers proue vnkinde.
HamletHam III.iv.85To flaming youth let virtue be as waxTo flaming youth, let Vertue be as waxe,
Henry IV Part 22H4 I.ii.161say of wax, my growth would approve the truth.say of wax, my growth would approue the truth.
Henry IV Part 22H4 IV.v.77Our thighs packed with wax, our mouths with honey,The vertuous Sweetes, our Thighes packt with Wax, / Our Mouthes withHoney,
Henry VH5 V.i.80Old I do wax, and from my weary limbsOld I do waxe, and from my wearie limbes
Henry VH5 V.ii.160grow bald; a fair face will wither; a full eye will waxgrow bald, a faire Face will wither, a full Eye will wax
Henry VH5 V.ii.226ladies I fright them. But in faith, Kate, the elder I wax,Ladyes, I fright them: but in faith Kate, the elder I wax,
Henry VI Part 11H6 II.v.9Wax dim, as drawing to their exigent;Waxe dimme, as drawing to their Exigent.
Henry VI Part 22H6 IV.ii.77say 'tis the bee's wax, for I did but seal once to a thing,say, 'tis the Bees waxe: for I did but seale once to a thing,
Henry VI Part 22H6 IV.x.19I seek not to wax great by others' waning,I seeke not to waxe great by others warning,
Henry VI Part 33H6 II.i.170Have wrought the easy-melting King like wax.Haue wrought the easie-melting King, like Wax.
Henry VI Part 33H6 III.ii.51As red as fire! Nay, then her wax must melt.As red as fire? nay then, her Wax must melt.
Julius CaesarJC I.iii.145In at his window; set this up with waxIn at his Window; set this vp with Waxe
King Edward IIIE3 III.iii.216Be numb, my joints, wax feeble, both mine arms,Be numbe my ioynts, waxe feeble both mine armes,
King JohnKJ V.iv.24Which bleeds away, even as a form of waxWhich bleeds away, euen as a forme of waxe
King LearKL IV.vi.259Leave, gentle wax; and manners blame us not;Leaue gentle waxe, and manners: blame vs not
Love's Labour's LostLLL IV.i.62Break the neck of the wax, and every one give ear.Breake the necke of the Waxe, and euery one giue eare.
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.10That was the way to make his godhead wax,That was the way to make his god-head wax:
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND I.i.49To whom you are but as a form in waxTo whom you are but as a forme in waxe
Romeo and JulietRJ I.iii.77As all the world – why, he's a man of wax.as all the world. Why hee's a man of waxe.
Romeo and JulietRJ III.iii.126Thy noble shape is but a form of wax,Thy Noble shape, is but a forme of waxe,
Timon of AthensTim I.i.48In a wide sea of tax. No levelled maliceIn a wide Sea of wax, no leuell'd malice
Timon of AthensTim V.iii.6I cannot read. The character I'll take with wax.I cannot read: the Charracter Ile take with wax,
Timon of AthensTim V.iv.68With wax I brought away, whose soft impressionWith wax I brought away: whose soft Impression
Titus AndronicusTit III.i.45A stone is soft as wax, tribunes, more hard than stones.A stone is as soft waxe, / Tribunes more hard then stones:
Titus AndronicusTit III.i.221If the winds rage, doth not the sea wax mad,If the windes rage, doth not the Sea wax mad,
Twelfth NightTN II.v.91Her very phrases! By your leave, wax. Soft! and theHer very Phrases: By your leaue wax. Soft, and the

Poems

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The Passionate PilgrimPP.7.4 Softer than wax, and yet as iron rusty; Softer then waxe, and yet as Iron rusty:
The Rape of LucreceLuc.1245 No more than wax shall be accounted evil No more then waxe shall be accounted euill,
Venus and AdonisVen.565 What wax so frozen but dissolves with temp'ring, What waxe so frozen but dissolues with tempring,

Glossary

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Icarus[pron: 'ikarus] son of Daedalus, who escaped from Crete wearing wings made by his father; ignoring a warning, the wax in his wings melted when he flew too near the Sun, and he fell into the Aegean
man of waxfaultless, perfect [as of a wax model]
sealedcertified, authenticated [through a wax seal]
tallow-face[contemptuous] face as pale as wax
waxgrow, increase, enlarge
waxgrow, become, turn
wax[in expressions]
waxenwritten on wax, perishable, quickly worn away

Thesaurus

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authenticated [through a wax seal]sealed
certified [through a wax seal]sealed
face as pale as waxtallow-face
man of waxwax
pale as wax, face astallow-face
wax, face as pale astallow-face
wax, man ofwax
wax, written onwaxen

Themes and Topics

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Classical mythology...a warning he flew too near the sun the wax holding the wings melted and he fell in...

Words Families

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Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
WAXBASICwax n, wax v, waxen adj, waxing adj
WAXCOLOURwax-red adj
WAXPART OF BODYear-wax n
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