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Search phrase: yarn

Plays

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PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
All's Well That Ends WellAW IV.iii.70The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, goodThe webbe of our life, is of a mingled yarne, good
CoriolanusCor I.iii.84all the yarn she spun in Ulysses' absence did but fillall the yearne she spun in Vlisses absence, did but fill

Glossary

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caddistape made of worsted yarn
crewel[Q variant] made of a thin coloured worsted yarn
inklekind of linen tape, yarn

Thesaurus

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tape made of worsted yarncaddis
yarninkle
yarncrewel
yarn, tape made of worsted caddis

Themes and Topics

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Classical mythology...ou would be another penelope all the yarn she spun in ulysses&rsquo absence did b...
...ou would be another penelope all the yarn she spun in ulysses&rsquo absence did b...

Words Families

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Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
YARNBASICyarn n
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