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Search phrase: waxen

Plays

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Henry VH5 I.ii.234Not worshipped with a waxen epitaph.Not worshipt with a waxen Epitaph.
Henry VI Part 22H6 III.ii.76What! Art thou like the adder waxen deaf?What? Art thou like the Adder waxen deafe?
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW IV.iv.49With rounds of waxen tapers on their heads,With rounds of waxen Tapers on their heads,
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND II.i.56And waxen in their mirth, and neeze, and swearAnd waxen in their mirth, and neeze, and sweare,
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND III.i.164And for night-tapers crop their waxen thighsAnd for night-tapers crop their waxen thighes,
Richard IIR2 I.iii.75That it may enter Mowbray's waxen coatThat it may enter Mowbrayes waxen Coate,
Twelfth NightTN II.ii.30In women's waxen hearts to set their forms.In womens waxen hearts to set their formes:
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG II.iv.199Which, like a waxen image 'gainst a fire,Which like a waxen Image 'gainst a fire

Poems

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The Rape of LucreceLuc.178 Whereat a waxen torch forthwith he lighteth, Whereat a waxen torch forthwith he lighteth,
The Rape of LucreceLuc.1240 For men have marble, women waxen, minds, For men haue marble, women waxen mindes,
The Rape of LucreceLuc.1663 From lips new waxen pale begins to blow From lips new waxen pale, begins to blow

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waxenincrease, grow
waxenwritten on wax, perishable, quickly worn away

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