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Search phrase: wheel

Plays

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PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
Antony and CleopatraAC IV.xv.44That the false housewife Fortune break her wheel,That the false Huswife Fortune, breake her Wheele,
As You Like ItAYL I.ii.31from her wheel, that her gifts may henceforth befrom her wheele, that her gifts may henceforth bee
The Comedy of ErrorsCE III.ii.154She had transformed me to a curtal dog, and made me turn i'the wheel.she had transform'd me to a Curtull dog, & made me turne i'th wheele.
CoriolanusCor I.vi.19Held me in chase, that I was forced to wheelHeld me in chace, that I was forc'd to wheele
CoriolanusCor III.ii.2Death on the wheel or at wild horses' heels,Death on the Wheele, or at wilde Horses heeles,
CymbelineCym V.v.190Of Phoebus' wheel; and might so safely, had itOf Phobus Wheele; and might so safely, had it
HamletHam II.ii.493Break all the spokes and fellies from her wheel,Breake all the Spokes and Fallies from her wheele,
HamletHam III.iii.17What's near it with it; or 'tis a massy wheelWhat's neere it, with it. It is a massie wheele
HamletHam IV.v.173him a-down-a.’ O, how the wheel becomes it! It is thehim a-downe-a. Oh, how the wheele becomes it? It is the
Henry IV Part 11H4 III.i.126Or a dry wheel grate on the axle-tree,Or a dry Wheele grate on the Axle-tree,
Henry IV Part 22H4 II.iv.250Would not this nave of a wheel have hisWould not this Naue of a Wheele haue his
Henry VH5 III.vi.26And giddy Fortune's furious fickle wheel,and giddie Fortunes furious fickle Wheele,
Henry VH5 III.vi.32with a wheel, to signify to you, which is the moral of it,with a Wheele, to signifie to you, which is the Morall of it,
Henry VI Part 11H6 I.v.19My thoughts are whirled like a potter's wheel;My thoughts are whirled like a Potters Wheele,
Henry VI Part 33H6 IV.iii.48My mind exceeds the compass of her wheel.My minde exceedes the compasse of her Wheele.
King LearKL II.ii.171Fortune, good night: smile once more; turn thy wheel.Fortune goodnight, / Smile once more, turne thy wheele.
King LearKL II.iv.69stinking. Let go thy hold when a great wheel runs downstinking; let go thy hold, when a great wheele runs downe
King LearKL IV.vii.47Upon a wheel of fire, that mine own tearsVpon a wheele of fire, that mine owne teares
King LearKL V.iii.172The wheel is come full circle; I am here.The Wheele is come full circle, I am heere.
Titus AndronicusTit V.ii.54I will dismount, and by thy waggon wheelI will dismount, and by the Waggon wheele,
Troilus and CressidaTC V.vii.2Mark what I say. Attend me where I wheel;Marke what I say; attend me where I wheele:

Poems

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The Rape of LucreceLuc.952 And turn the giddy round of Fortune's wheel; And turne the giddy round of Fortunes wheele.

Glossary

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axletree, axle-treewooden beam acting as the pivot for a cart wheel
fellypiece of curved wood forming part of a wheel rim
rowelsmall sharp wheel at the end of a spur
wheel[unclear meaning] song refrain; or: spinning-wheel
wheelrunning smoothly, providing an easy life
wheelturn to face in a new direction, circle round
wind[horsemanship] make wheel about

Thesaurus

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spur, wheel at the end of a rowel
wheelFortune
wheel about, makewind
wheel at the end of a spurrowel
wheel, extremity of the spurrowel-head
wheel, part of afelly
wheel, wooden pivot for a axletree, axle-tree
wooden pivot [for a cart wheel]axletree, axle-tree

Themes and Topics

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Gods and goddesses...mock the good housewife fortune from her wheel roman goddess often represented as a...
...ten represented as a woman at a spinning wheel or controlling a rudder and as blind ...

Words Families

 6 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
ENWHEELBASICsee WHEEL
WHEELBASICwheel n, wheeled adj, wheeling adj
WHEELACTIONenwheel v
WHEELOBJECTmillwheel n
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