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Plays

 102 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
All's Well That Ends WellAW II.i.138So holy writ in babes hath judgement shown,So holy Writ, in babes hath iudgement showne,
All's Well That Ends WellAW II.iii.60.1And writ as little beard.And writ as little beard.
All's Well That Ends WellAW II.v.23I have writ my letters, casketed my treasure,I haue writ my letters, casketted my treasure,
All's Well That Ends WellAW IV.iii.87buried a wife, mourned for her, writ to my lady motherburied a wife, mourn'd for her, writ to my Ladie mother,
All's Well That Ends WellAW IV.iii.195officer of mine, and writ to me this other day to turnOfficer of mine, and writ to mee this other day, to turne
All's Well That Ends WellAW IV.iii.310sonnet you writ to Diana in behalf of the Countsonnet you writ to Diana in behalfe of the Count
Antony and CleopatraAC V.i.22Which writ his honour in the acts it didWhich writ his Honor in the Acts it did,
As You Like ItAYL V.ii.73To show the letter that I writ to you.To shew the letter that I writ to you.
CoriolanusCor V.ii.86Take this along. I writ it for thy sake Take this along, I writ it for thy sake,
CoriolanusCor V.iii.145Whose chronicle thus writ: ‘ The man was noble,Whose Chronicle thus writ, The man was Noble,
CoriolanusCor V.vi.114If you have writ your annals true, 'tis thereIf you haue writ your Annales true, 'tis there,
CymbelineCym III.viii.1This is the tenor of the emperor's writ;This is the tenor of the Emperors Writ;
HamletHam I.ii.27Thus much the business is: we have here writThus much the businesse is. We haue heere writ
HamletHam I.ii.222And we did think it writ down in our dutyAnd we did thinke it writ downe in our duty
HamletHam II.ii.400light. For the law of writ and the liberty, these are thelight, for the law of Writ, and the Liberty. These are the
HamletHam III.ii.271name's Gonzago. The story is extant, and written in veryname's Gonzago: the Story is extant and writ in
HamletHam IV.v.143Of your dear father, is't writ in your revengeOf your deere Fathers death, if writ in your reuenge,
HamletHam V.ii.51Folded the writ up in the form of th' other,Folded the Writ vp in forme of the other,
Henry IV Part 22H4 I.ii.26writ man ever since his father was a bachelor. He maywrit man euer since his Father was a Batchellour. He may
Henry IV Part 22H4 V.ii.128Rotten opinion, who hath writ me downRotten Opinion, who hath writ me downe
Henry VH5 I.ii.98For in the book of Numbers is it writ,For in the Booke of Numbers is it writ,
Henry VH5 III.vii.38wonder at him. I once writ a sonnet in his praise, andwonder at him, I once writ a Sonnet in his prayse, and
Henry VI Part 11H6 IV.i.12Writ to your grace from th' Duke of Burgundy.Writ to your Grace, from th'Duke of Burgundy.
Henry VI Part 22H6 I.iii.56His weapons holy saws of sacred writ;His Weapons, holy Sawes of sacred Writ,
Henry VI Part 22H6 I.iv.56Now pray, my lord, let's see the devil's writ.Now pray my Lord, let's see the Deuils Writ.
Henry VI Part 22H6 IV.i.63This hand of mine hath writ in thy behalf,This hand of mine hath writ in thy behalfe,
Henry VI Part 22H6 IV.i.99Under the which is writInvitis nubibus.’Vnder the which is writ, Inuitis nubibus.
Henry VI Part 22H6 IV.ii.92They use to write it on the top of letters. 'Twill goThey vse to writ it on the top of Letters: 'Twill go
Henry VI Part 22H6 IV.vii.55Kent, in the Commentaries Caesar writ,Kent, in the Commentaries Casar writ,
Henry VIIIH8 I.ii.103Let there be letters writ to every shireLet there be Letters writ to euery Shire,
Henry VIIIH8 III.ii.222I writ to's holiness. Nay then, farewell!I writ too's Holinesse. Nay then, farewell:
Henry VIIIH8 III.ii.287You writ to th' Pope against the King! Your goodness,You writ to'th Pope, against the King: your goodnesse
Henry VIIIH8 III.ii.313Then, that in all you writ to Rome, or elseThen, That in all you writ to Rome, or else
Henry VIIIH8 III.ii.341That therefore such a writ be sued against you:That therefore such a Writ be sued against you,
Julius CaesarJC III.ii.222For I have neither wit, nor words, nor worth,For I haue neyther writ nor words, nor worth,
Julius CaesarJC IV.iii.181Nor nothing in your letters writ of her?Nor nothing in your Letters writ of her?
King Edward IIIE3 II.i.95.2Write I to a woman?Writ I to a woman?
King Edward IIIE3 IV.v.98Engaged his word, writ down his noble hand,Ingagde his word, writ downe his noble hand,
King Edward IIIE3 IV.vii.20Have writ that note of death in Audley's face?Haue writ that note of death in Audleys face:
King JohnKJ IV.i.37Can you not read it? Is it not fair writ?Can you not reade it? Is it not faire writ?
King LearKL I.ii.87life for him that he hath writ this to feel my affection tomy life for him, that he hath writ this to feele my affection to
King LearKL I.iv.328What he hath uttered I have writ my sister;What he hath vtter'd I haue writ my Sister:
King LearKL I.iv.331What, have you writ that letter to my sister?What haue you writ that Letter to my Sister?
King LearKL II.i.121Our father he hath writ, so hath our sister,Our Father he hath writ, so hath our Sister,
King LearKL V.iii.243Be brief in it – to the castle, for my writ(Be briefe in it) to'th'Castle, for my Writ
Love's Labour's LostLLL I.ii.110I will have that subject newly writ o'er, that II will haue that subiect newly writ ore, that I
Love's Labour's LostLLL IV.i.61.1It is writ to Jaquenetta.It is writ to Iaquenetta.
Love's Labour's LostLLL IV.iii.97Once more I'll read the ode that I have writ.Once more Ile read the Ode that I haue writ.
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.8Writ o' both sides the leaf, margin and all,Writ on both sides the leafe, margent and all,
Measure for MeasureMM I.ii.154With character too gross is writ on Juliet.With Character too grosse, is writ on Iuliet.
Measure for MeasureMM IV.ii.196chance nothing of what is writ. Look, th' unfolding starchance nothing of what is writ. Looke, th' vnfolding Starre
Measure for MeasureMM IV.iv.1Every letter he hath writ hath disvouched other.Euery Letter he hath writ, hath disuouch'd other.
The Merchant of VeniceMV II.iv.13And whiter than the paper it writ onAnd whiter then the paper it writ on,
The Merchant of VeniceMV II.iv.14.1Is the fair hand that writ.I the faire hand that writ.
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW I.iii.53I have writ me here a letter to her; and hereI haue writ me here a letter to her: & here
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW II.i.70of these letters, writ with blank space for different namesof these Letters, writ with blancke-space for different names
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND V.i.348there needs none to be blamed. Marry, if he that writ itthere need none to be blamed. Marry, if hee that writ it
Much Ado About NothingMA II.iii.134there will she sit in her smock till she have writ a sheetthere will she sit in her smocke, till she haue writ a sheet
Much Ado About NothingMA II.iii.138O, when she had writ it and was reading itO when she had writ it, & was reading it
Much Ado About NothingMA II.iii.146should flout him, if he writ to me; yea, though I loveshould flout him if hee writ to mee, yea though I loue
Much Ado About NothingMA IV.ii.31a tale. Have you writ down, that they are none?a tale: haue you writ downe that they are none?
Much Ado About NothingMA IV.ii.84I had been writ down an ass!I had been writ downe an asse!
Much Ado About NothingMA V.i.37However they have writ the style of gods,How euer they haue writ the stile of gods,
Much Ado About NothingMA V.iv.89Writ in my cousin's hand, stolen from her pocket,Writ in my cosins hand, stolne from her pocket,
OthelloOth III.iii.321As proofs of holy writ. This may do something.As proofes of holy Writ. This may do something.
PericlesPer Chorus.II.12Thinks all is writ he speken can;Thinkes all is writ, he spoken can:
PericlesPer IV.iv.32The epitaph is for Marina writThe Epitaph is for Marina writ,
Richard IIR2 II.i.14Writ in remembrance more than things long past.Writ in remembrance, more then things long past;
Richard IIR2 IV.i.274Where all my sins are writ; and that's myself.Where all my sinnes are writ, and that's my selfe.
Richard IIIR3 I.iii.336With odd old ends stolen forth of Holy Writ,With odde old ends, stolne forth of holy Writ,
Romeo and JulietRJ I.ii.42persons whose names are here writ, and can never findpersons whose names are writ, & can neuer find
Romeo and JulietRJ I.ii.43what names the writing person hath here writ. I mustwhat names the writing person hath here writ (I must
Romeo and JulietRJ I.iii.83And find delight writ there with beauty's pen.And find delight, writ there with Beauties pen:
Romeo and JulietRJ IV.ii.1So many guests invite as here are writ.So many guests inuite as here are writ,
Romeo and JulietRJ V.ii.4Or, if his mind be writ, give me his letter.Or if his mind be writ, giue me his Letter.
Romeo and JulietRJ V.iii.82One writ with me in sour misfortune's book.One, writ with me in sowre misfortunes booke.
Romeo and JulietRJ V.iii.246The form of death. Meantime I writ to RomeoThe forme of death. Meane time, I writ to Romeo,
Timon of AthensTim IV.iii.118Are not within the leaf of pity writ,Are not within the Leafe of pitty writ,
Titus AndronicusTit II.iii.264Then all too late I bring this fatal writ,Then all too late I bring this fatall writ,
Titus AndronicusTit IV.i.69.2I have writ my nameI haue writ my name,
Titus AndronicusTit IV.i.76O, do ye read, my lord, what she hath writ?Oh doe ye read my Lord what she hath writs?
Titus AndronicusTit IV.ii.1.3bundle of weapons and verses writ upon thembundle of weapons, and verses writ vpon them.
Twelfth NightTN III.iv.38‘ Be not afraid of greatness.’ 'Twas well writ.Be not afraid of greatnesse: 'twas well writ.
Twelfth NightTN V.i.282end as well as a man in his case may do. He's here writ aend as well as a man in his case may do: has heere writ a
Twelfth NightTN V.i.360We had conceived against him. Maria writWe had conceiu'd against him. Maria writ
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG I.ii.79Some love of yours hath writ to you in rhyme.Some loue of yours, hath writ to you in Rime.
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG I.ii.109Look, here is writ, kind Julia. Unkind Julia,Looke, here is writ, kinde Iulia: vnkinde Iulia,
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG I.ii.113And here is writ, love-wounded Proteus.And here is writ, Loue wounded Protheus.
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG I.ii.123Lo, here in one line is his name twice writ:Loe, here in one line is his name twice writ:
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG II.i.86Are they not lamely writ?Are they not lamely writt?
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG II.i.98As you enjoined me, I have writ your letterAs you inioynd me; I haue writ your Letter
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG II.i.105I writ at random, very doubtfully.I writ at randome, very doubtfully.
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG II.i.116Yes, yes; the lines are very quaintly writ;Yes, yes: the lines are very queintly writ,
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG II.i.119Ay, ay; you writ them, sir, at my request,I, I: you writ them Sir, at my request,
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG II.i.121I would have had them writ more movingly.I would haue had them writ more mouingly:
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG II.i.123And when it's writ, for my sake read it over;And when it's writ: for my sake read it ouer,
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG II.i.143Why, she hath not writ to me.Why she hath not writ to me?
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG II.i.151That's the letter I writ to her friend.That's the Letter I writ to her friend.
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG II.i.156For often have you writ to her; and she, in modesty,For often haue you writ to her: and she in modesty,
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG III.i.249Which, being writ to me, shall be deliveredWhich, being writ to me, shall be deliuer'd
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG III.i.339Of her tongue she cannot, for that's writ downOf her tongue she cannot; for that's writ downe
The Winter's TaleWT V.i.99Have said and writ so – but your writing nowHaue said, and writ so; but your writing now

Poems

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PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
The Rape of LucreceLuc.102 Writ in the glassy margents of such books: Writ in the glassie margents of such bookes,
The Rape of LucreceLuc.811 To cipher what is writ in learned books To cipher what is writ in learned bookes,
The Rape of LucreceLuc.1183 And as his due writ in my testament. And as his due writ in my testament.
The Rape of LucreceLuc.1295 The cause craves haste, and it will soon be writ.’ The cause craues hast, and it will soone be writ.
The Rape of LucreceLuc.1311 Her certain sorrow writ uncertainly. Her certaine sorrow writ vncertainely,
The Rape of LucreceLuc.1331 Her letter now is sealed, and on it writ Her letter now is seal'd, and on it writ
SonnetsSonn.23.13 O learn to read what silent love hath writ: O learne to read what silent loue hath writ,
SonnetsSonn.71.6 The hand that writ it, for I love you so The hand that writ it, for I loue you so,
SonnetsSonn.84.9 Let him but copy what in you is writ, Let him but coppy what in you is writ,
SonnetsSonn.93.8 Is writ in moods and frowns and wrinkles strange. Is writ in moods and frounes and wrinckles strange.
SonnetsSonn.115.1 Those lines that I before have writ do lie, THose lines that I before haue writ doe lie,
SonnetsSonn.116.14 I never writ, nor no man ever loved. I neuer writ, nor no man euer loued.
Venus and AdonisVen.509 That the star-gazers, having writ on death, That the star-gazers hauing writ on death,

Glossary

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extentappropriation, seizure of property authorized by writ
praemunire[pron: preemyu'neeree] writ accusing someone of recognizing the power of the pope [as opposed to the sovereign]
preceptwrit, warrant, court order
writplays written according to traditional rules of drama; also: a district of the city subject to a sheriff's legal order [i.e. less suitable for theatres]
writdocument, missive, letter
writwritten authority, formal order, warrant
writwriting, text
writ[archaism] gospel, holy scripture

Thesaurus

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seizure of property authorized by writextent
writpraemunire
writprecept

Themes and Topics

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Archaisms...2 [gower alone] each man / thinks all is writ he speken can tofore earlier...
...ous wight writ gospel holy writ per chorus ii 12 [gower alone of per...
...e of pericles] each man / thinks all is writ he speken can [i e everything he says i...
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Words Families

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WRITBASICwrit n
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