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Search phrase: yielding

Plays

 22 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
Antony and CleopatraAC III.x.34.1Show me the way of yielding.Shew me the way of yeelding.
The Comedy of ErrorsCE IV.iv.79And, yielding to him, humours well his frenzy.And yeelding to him, humors well his frensie.
CoriolanusCor V.vi.69There was a yielding – this admits no excuse.There was a yeelding; this admits no excuse.
CymbelineCym I.v.102even to the yielding, had I admittance, and opportunityeuen to the yeilding, had I admittance, and opportunitie
HamletHam I.iii.23Unto the voice and yielding of that bodyVnto the voyce and yeelding of that Body,
Henry VH5 V.ii.271me a kiss; therefore, patiently, and yielding. (He kissesme a Kisse: therefore patiently, and yeelding.
Henry VI Part 33H6 III.i.86And yielding to another when it blows,And yeelding to another, when it blowes,
King Edward IIIE3 I.ii.117Lest, yielding here, I pine in shameful love,Least yeelding heere, I pyne in shamefull loue:
King Edward IIIE3 IV.ii.33The lion scorns to touch the yielding prey,The Lion scornes to touch the yeelding pray,
King Edward IIIE3 IV.v.41Return, and hearten up these yielding souls:Returne and harten vp these yeelding soules,
King Edward IIIE3 IV.vi.27With strong surprise of weak and yielding fear.With strong surprise of weake and yeelding feare.
King Edward IIIE3 V.i.39Ah, be more mild unto these yielding men!Ah be more milde vnto these yeelding men,
King JohnKJ II.i.474I see a yielding in the looks of France;I see a yeelding in the lookes of France:
Love's Labour's LostLLL I.i.118How well this yielding rescues thee from shame!How well this yeelding rescues thee from shame.
Love's Labour's LostLLL II.i.151From reason's yielding, your fair self should makeFrom reasons yeelding, your faire selfe should make
Love's Labour's LostLLL II.i.152A yielding 'gainst some reason in my breast,A yeelding 'gainst some reason in my brest,
Measure for MeasureMM II.iv.164By yielding up thy body to my will,By yeelding vp thy bodie to my will,
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND V.i.418No more yielding but a dream,No more yeelding but a dreame,
PericlesPer II.v.56The yielding spirit of my tender child.
Richard IIR2 III.iii.58Be he the fire, I'll be the yielding water;Be he the fire, Ile be the yeelding Water;
Romeo and JulietRJ II.ii.105And not impute this yielding to light love,And not impute this yeelding to light Loue,
Troilus and CressidaTC II.ii.25.1The yielding of her up?The yeelding of her vp.

Poems

 3 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
The Rape of LucreceLuc.339 Which with a yielding latch, and with no more, Which with a yeelding latch, and with no more,
The Rape of LucreceLuc.1036 Kill both thyself and her for yielding so.’ Kill both thy selfe, and her for yeelding so.
Venus and AdonisVen.547 Now quick desire hath caught the yielding prey, Now quicke desire hath caught the yeelding pray,

Glossary

 9 result(s).
aptyielding, compliant, submissive
cheverelflexible, yielding, pliant
double-fatalyielding two kinds of death
drybarren, arid, yielding no result
flexibleyielding, pliable, easily moved
lightlessdark, hidden, yielding no light
litheryielding, submissive, compliant
vassalsubmissive, abject, yielding
yieldingconsent, compliance, agreement

Thesaurus

 9 result(s).
death, yielding two kinds of double-fatal
light, yielding nolightless
result, yielding nodry
two kinds of death, yielding double-fatal
yieldingflexible
yieldingapt
yieldingvassal
yieldingcheverel
yieldinglither
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