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A. S. P. C. L. Spirit. My father's fpirit in arms! all is not well; I doubt some foul play

Hamlet.11 211004 1 28

Henry vii. 4 Spirits of peace, where are ye? are ye all gone

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Orbelio. 31 31063122 Spirit-firring. The spirit-stirring drum

Temper. Spiriting. And do my spiriting gently

51 8 Spit. She would have made Hercules have turn'd spit; yea, and have cleft his club ta make the fire too

Much Ado About Nath 211 127 2125

Richard i. 11 1414141 I do defy him, and I spit at him

Lear. 31 2 9462 46 fire To have a thousand with red burning fpits come hizzing in upon them Ibid. 31 6 9501138

Methinks I see my cousin's ghost seeking out Romeo, that did spit his hody, upon a rapier's point

Romeo and Juliet. 41 31 9912 59 - If it be a hot day, an I brandish any thing but my bottle, I would I might never fpit white again

2 Henry iv. 1 2 47815 Spital. No; to the fpital go

Henry v.2

15151129 Spite. That change is the spite

Two Gent. of Verona. 4. 2 39 1 27 The more my wrong, the more his spite appears

Tam. of ibe Shrew.41 2 27021 And that which spites me more than all these wants, he does it under name of perfeet love

Ibid.41 31 2702 10 Spleens. Angels with our spleens would all laugh themselves mortal Meas. for Meal. 2 Ridiculous fpleen

Love's Labor Lgf.5 2 167121 Brief as the lightning in the colly'd night, that in a spleen unfolds both heaven and earth

Mid. Night's Dream. I

1176 2 54 - My presence may well abate the over-merry spleen, which otherwise would grow into extremes

Induc. to Taming of the Sbrew.

1 253147 If you desire the spleen, and will laugh yourselves into stitches, follow me Tw. Nigbr. 31 21 322110 Or teach thy hafty spleen to do me shame, I'll strike thee dead King Jobr. 4 3 406 21 3

Ibid. 2 2 394 2 35 With swifter spleen than power can enforce of speed

Ibid. 517 411163 Inspire us with the spleen of fiery dragons

Ricbard iii. 51 3 669129 Take good heed, you charge not in your spleen a noble person Henry viii. 1 2 676123 Madam, you do me wrong: I have no spleen against you, nor injustice for you, or

Ibid.2 41 6842142
By the gods, you shall digest the venom of your spleen, though it do split you Jul. Caf. 41 37591/44

Jove forbid, there should be done amongst us such things as would offend the
weakest spleen to fight for and maintain-

Truilus and Cressida. 2

Ibid. 2 21 8681156
Heaving spleens
Patience; or I shall say, you are all in all in fpleen

Orbello. 41 11068130 Spleenful. Myself have calm’d their spleenful mutiny

2 Henry vi. 31 2 5881117 Spleeny, I know her for a spleeny Lutheran

Henry viii. 31 2 689 1 57 Splenerive. For though I am not splenetive and rash, yet have I in me something dan

Hamlet. 5 1 1036132 gerous

Ricbard iii. 21 21 646 22 Splinted. Lately splinted, knit and join'd together Splinter. This broken joint, between you and her husband, intreat her to splinter Orbello. 2

31057 2158 Split. I could play Ercles rarely, or a part to tear a cat in, to make all split M. Night's Dr.1

Richard iii. 1 364012 33
When he shall split thy very heart with sorrow
Mine own tongue splits what it speaks

Antony and Cleopo 2! 71 781229 0!-enough, Patroclus : or give me ribs of steel! I shall split all in pleasure of my

Troi. and Crello(1 31 863149 spleen thy brazen pipe

Ibid. 41 51 88117 42

Timon of Aib. 22 811 2 45
Splitb. When our vaults have wept with drunken splith of wine
Splitting. Enter'd me, yea, with a splitting power, and made to tremble the region of

Henry viii. 24 6352 32

Coriolanus. 51 51 7381149 But he returns, splitting the air with noise winds

Trci. and Credii 31 8621127 Spail. Is not this an honourable spoil ? a gallant prize

1 Henry iv. 1 1 442 2 8 Company, villainous company, hath been the spoil of me

Ibid. 31 31 461232 Old age, that ill layer-up of beauty, can do no spoil upon my face Henry v. 512 5401 36 The spoil gót at the Antiates was ne'er distributed

Coriolanus. 31 31 724215 Our spoil, we have brought home, do more than counterpoise a third part, the charges of the action

Ibid. 5) 51 738 2125

Richard ji.
Spoke like a tall fellow, that respects his reputation

41 642 2 27 Spoken. Clarence is well spoken

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Spuno have no long spoon

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A.S. P. C. L. Spoon. He must have a long spoon, that must eat with the devil Comedy of Errors. 4 31 11412 45 Come, come, my lord, you'd spare your spoons

Henry vir 5 2 700/2 27 The spoons will be the bigger

Ibid. 51 31 701 1199 Sports. Some sports are painful; but their labour, delight in them sets off Tempeft. 31 1 1211 32

You shall buy this sport as dear as all the metal in your Thop will answer C. of Er.43
Very reverend sport, truly

Love's Lab. Loft.4 2 15812 29 There's no such sport, as sport by sport o'erthrown

Ibid. 51 2

167 1160 The sport beft pleases that doth least know how

Ibid. 51 21 1710131 If our sport had gone forward, we had all been made men Midf. Night's Dr.412) 191247 Our sport shall be, to take what they mistake

Ibid. 5 1 193|719 And devise sports; let me see; what think you of falling in love As Y.L. I. 222511150 ? of what colour

Ibid. I 2 225162 - Let her sport herself with that she's big with

Winter's Tale. 21 Who set the body and the limbs of this great sport together

Henry viii. 1 1672 147 Sportful. Is sportful Edward come

3 Henry vi.

5628 1115 Spot. Yet here's a spot

Macbeth. 51 3831137 I must withdraw and weep upon the spot of this enforced cause

K. Jobr. 5 24081125 To reft without a spot for evermore

Ibid. s) 741112156 The angry spot doth glow on Cæsar's brow

Julius Cæfar.2 743256 Follow his chariot, like the greatest spot of all thy sex

Ant. and Cleap. 410 79438 Sporless. I dare my life lay down, and will do't, fir, plcase you to accept it, that the queen is spotless

Winter's Tale. 2 I

3401/31 Spuusal. So be there 'twixt your kingdoms such a spousal

Henryv. 512 5411213, Spouts. And, gasping to begin some speech, her eyes became two spouts Wi's Tale.3! 3 34612115 Sprag. He is a good sprag memory

Merry Wives of Wind. 41 65121 Sprang. I sprang not more in joy at first hearing he was a man child, than now in fira feeing he hath proved himself a man

Coriolanxs. 1 Sprat. When his disguise and he is parted, tell me what a sprat you mall find him A.W.3 6 294/21 1 Sprawl. First hang the child, that he may see it sprawl

Titus Andronicus. si 1850244 Sprawlf thou, take that, to end thy agony

3 Henry vi. 55 6301263 Sprays. Like an executioner, cut off the heads of too-fast growing sprays, that look too lofty in our commonwealth

Richard ii. 31 41 4302147 Shall a few sprays of us—the emptying of our father's luxury

Henry v. 3 5 5221255 Thus droops this lofty pine, and hangs its sprays

2 Henry vi. 2 31 5812 18 Spread yourselves

Midf. Nigbe's Dr.12) 1781) 9 She is spread of late into a goodly bulk: Good time encounter her Winter's Tale. 3 1 339 1 13 Sprigbls. We talk with goblins, owls, and elvilh sprights

Comedy of Errors. 21 21 108/2 23 Now the graves all gaping wide, every one lets forth his spright Mid. N. Dr. 5 21 195.252 A sad tale's best for winter; I have one of sprights and goblins Winter's Tale. 2 Do your best to fright me with your sprights; you're powerful at it

Ibid. 2 13391129 Malcolm! Banquol as from your graves rise up, and walk like sprights, to countenance this horror

Macbeth. 21 31 371 153 Come, filters, cheer we up his sprights


3799122 Sprighted. I am sprighted with a fool

Cymbeline. 2 3 904116 Sprightful. Spoke like a sprightful noble gentleman

King Jaba.4) 2 4042 31 Sprightly. Address yourself to entertain them iprightly

Winter's Tale. 41 31 3501142 - Be (prightly, for you fall 'mongst friends

Cymbeline. 3 6

913230 Sprigbıly frews. With other sprightly News of mine own kindred

Ibid. 51 51 9281123 Spring So from that spring, whence comfort seem'd to come, discomfort swells

Macbeth. 1 2 363.2 24 mi Fetch from false Mowbray their first head and spring

Ricbard a. 11 414 2117 We as the spring of all, shall pay for all

i Henry iv. 5 2 469 123 The purelt spring is not so free from mud, as I am clear from treason to my sovereign

2 Henry si. 33584149 Now stops thy spring; my sea shall suck them dry

3 Henry vi 4 8 62712 43 All springs reduce their currents to mine eyes

Ricbard it. 2 21 646113 - cut into fast gaiç

Henry vil. 3 2 6891221 Here stands the spring whom you have stain'd with mud

Titus Andronicus. 5) 2 853 53 That good effects may spring from words of love

Lear.1 il 9311146 Like the spring that turneth wood to stone

Hamlet. 41 710301211 Spring [the season.] The spring is near, when green geese are a feeding Li's L. Lot. 1 1 148 147 The middle summer's spring

Mid. Nigbr's Dr. 2 21 17912145 Four lagging wiaters and four wanton Springs, end in a word, such is the breath of kings

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A.S. P. C. L. Spring. He that hath suffer'd this disorder'd spring, hath now himself met with the fall of leaf

Richard ii. 31 41 43012161 - A cause on foot lives so in hope, as in an early spring we see the appearing buds

2 Henry iv. 1 3 4782|32 When we saw our sun-fhine made thy spring

3 Henry vi. 2 And in his spring became a harvest

Cymbeline. 1 1894 116

Winter's Tale. 41 2 348 249 Springe. If the springe hold, the cock's mine

Hamlet. 11 3 1005215 Springes to catch woodcocks As a woodcock to my own springe

Ibid. 5) 2104012 46 Spring balt. One would take it, that never saw them pace before, the spavin and spring halt reign'd among 'em

Henry viii. 11 31 67612 37 Sprinkle. You great benefactors sprinkle our society with thankfulness Tim. of Atb. 3/ 681817

Mid. N. Dr. 2 Sprite. You are that Mrewd and knavith sprite call'd Robin Goodfellow

1 179138 Teaching all that read, to know this quintessence of every sprite As You Like II. 31 21 235 246 Spruce. Now my spruce companions, is all ready, and all things neat Tam. of tbe Sbr. 4 Spunge. I will do any thing, Neriffa, ere I will be married to a spunge Mer. of Venice. i Befides, to be demanded of a spunge

Hamlet. 3/ 210262 33 A spunge-that soaks up the king's countenance, his rewards, his authorities Ibid. 3 2102612 27 Spungy. What not put upon his spungy officers : who fhall bear the guilt of our great quell

Macberb.: 7368230 - There is no lady of more softer bowels, more spungy to fuck in the sense of fear

Troilus and Cref: 22 866247 From the spungy south

Cymbeline. 42918 - 1 Spurs. By the fpurs pluck'd up the pine and cedar

Tempelt. 511 19 225 He doth with holy abstinence subdue that in himself which he spurs on his power to qualify in others

Mear, for Meas: 42

941/47 "Tis long of you that spur me with such questions

Love's Lab. Loft.271531 26 As a puny tilter that spurs his horse but on one side

As You Like I!.13! 4240 I His heels have deserv'd it, in usurping his spurs so long

All's Well. 41 31 2971253 You may ride us with one soft kiss a thousand furlongs, ere with spur we heat an

Winter's Tale. 23351 II Which is another spur to my departure

Ibid. 41 1348113 First the fair reverence of your highness curbs me, from giving reins and spurs to

Richard ii. 1 my tree speech

1 434 1136 - Finds brotherhood in thee no Marper spur

Ibid. 1 21 4152123

Ibid. 2
He tires betimes, that spurs too fast betimes

14201125 And spur thee on with full as many lies as may be halloo'd in thy treacherous ear 16.4 1 432 121 And that young Harry Percy's (pur was cold

2 Henry iv. 1

11 474 146 to the rescue of the noble Talbot; who now is girded with a waist of iron i H. vi. 41 31 562 122 Her fume can need no spurs

2 Henry vi. 1 3 5761214 through Media, Mecopotamia, and the shelters whither the routed fly Ant. and Cleo.31 78212 57 Each man to his stool, with that spur as he would to the lip of his mistress T.of A.31 618181 A spur to valiant and magnanimous deeds

Troil. and Cref: 22 868160
Discover to me what both you (pur and stop

Cymbeline. 1 7 9001 24
I do note, that grief and patience, rooted in him, both mingle their spurs together 16.4 2 915131
The profits of my death were very pregnant and potential spurs to make thee seek

Lear.21 1 939 240
Spurio, Capt.

All's Well.2 1 283 2 1 Spurn. You spurn me hence, and he will spurn me hither

Comedy of Errors. 2 - Who even but now did spurn me with his foot

Midf. Night's Dream. 3 2 187123 To spurn at your most royal image

2 Henry iv. 5 2 503 | 9 And spurn in pieces posts of adamant

i Henry vi. 1

41 5481215 I know no personal cause to spurn at him, but for the general Jul. Cæfar. 21 17462 56 I fpurn thee like a cur out of my way

Ibid. 31 1 7252 9 Or I'll spurn thine eyes like balls before me

Ant. and Cleop. 257781 22 And spurns the ruth that lies before him

Ibid. 3 5 784136 her home to her father

Cymbeline. 41 | 914144
Who dies, that bears not one spurn to their graves of their friends gift T. of Atb. 1
That which gives my soul the greatest spurn

Titus Andronicus. 3 1 842 21 3
The Spurns that patient merit of the unworthy takes

Hamle!.31 11017150 enviously at straws

Ibid. 141 510281'48 Spurring. Bloody with spurring; fiery red, with haste

Richard ii. 2 3 424 232 Strike their sharp Mins, and mar men's spurring

Tim. of Athens. 41-3

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Macbetb.13 11 374114 I spy-you spy? what do you spy

Troil, and Gref:31 872 ili I do ípy a kind of hope

Romeo and Juliet. 4 99011 Spying. By spying and avoiding fortune's malice

3 Henry vi. 4 61 627/21 Squander'd. And other ventures he bath, squander'd abroad

Mer. of Venice. 1 31 200119 Squandering glances

As You Like It. 2 7 232243 Squarer. Is there no young squarer now

Mu. Ado About Nab.1 1132014 They do square, that all their elves for fear creep into acorn cups, and hide them there

Mid. Night's Dream. 2) 1 179|1|3s It is not so with him that all things knows, as it is with us that square our griefs by shows

All's Well. 2 284/2u He so chants to the Neeve-hand and the work about the fquare on't Wi's Tale.4 3 351 123 If I travel but four foot by the square further afoot, I fall break my wind H..0.2 2 449 139 'Twere pregnant, they should square between themselves

Ant, and Cleop.2 77411119 She's a most triumphant lady, if report be square to her

Ibid. 21 21 776||32 I have not kept my square ; but that to come shall all be done by the rule Ibid. 2 31 776253 No practice had in the brave squares of war

Ibid. 31 9 787|1143
Mine honesty, and I, begin to square

For those that were, it is not square, to take, on those that are, revenges T.of Aib. 5 6 828248
That will not suffer you to square yourselves

Titus Andronicus. 2 1 837-17
And are you such fools, to square for this

Ibid. 2 18371453 How frantickly I square my talk

Ibid. 3 2 84412 To square the general sex by Crellid's rule

Troil, and Cref:15 2 8862 36 I profess myself an enemy to all other joys, which the most precious square of sense poffeffes

Lear. 1 1930 13% Squard. Dreams are toys. Yet, for this once, yea, superstitiously I will be squar'd by this

Winter's Tale. 3) 3 3461239 - O that ever I had squar'd me to thy counsel

Ibid. 5 1 Squash. I pray you commend me to mistress Squash your mother, and to mafter Pearcod your father

Mid. Nigbt's Dr. 3 1 18412 55 As a squash is before 'tis a pearcod

Twelfth Nigbt. 1 5 311 2:59 How like, methought, I then was to this kernel, this squash

Winter's Tale. 1 2 3351234 Squele, Will, a Cotswold man

2 Henry iv. 3 2 4891/34 Squier. Do not you know my Lady's foot by the fquier

Love's Labour Loft

. 5 3 1701234 Squiny. Dost thou squiny at me

Lear.4 69581 17 Squires. Let not us, that are squires of the night's body, be call'd thieves of the day's beauty

1 Henry ir. 1 2 443119 You call’d me yesterday, mountain-fquire; but I will make you to-day a squire of low degree

Henry v. s 1 537 2 22 Some such squire he was, that turn'd your wit the seamy side without Otbello. /4/ 2 1071256 Squirrel. The other squirrel was stolen from me by the hangman's boy in the market place

Two Gent. of Ver. 4-3 402/43 I have a venturous fairy that shall seek the squirrel's hoard, and fetch thee new nuts

Midf. Night's Dream. 4. 1 189 261 Her chariot is an empty hazel nut, made by the joiner squirrel Romeo and Juliet. 1 4 972237 Stabs. And every word stabs

Mu. Ado Ab. Nob. 2/ 11271219 His galh'd ftabs look'd like a breach in nature, for ruin's wasteful entrance Macb. 2 3 371 244 It may chance cost some of us our lives, for he will stab

2 Henry iv. 2 1 4791 49 To stab at half an hour of my life

Ibid. 4 4 4992.44 Stabbed. O, I am stabb'd with laughter

Love's Lab. Lol.5) 2166 2.40 If Cæsar had stabb’d their mothers, they would have done no less 7. Cæfar.12 744 2/35 with a white wench's black eye

Romeo and Juliet. 2 4 978|1/49 Stables. If your husoand have Itables enough, you'll look he hall lack no barns

Mucb Ado Ab. Notb. 341 136118 France is a stable; we that dwell in't, jades

All's Welt. 2) 328812 2 I'll keep my stable where I lodge my wife; I'll go in couples with her Wi's Tale. 21 340135 Staff understands me

Two Gent. of Verona. z 5 Shall I set in my staff

Comedy of Errors. 3 1 109229 Then give him another staff, his last was broke cross

Mucb Ado Ab. Nab. 51 T 142214 There is no staff more reverend than one tipt with horn

Ibid. Let me hear a staff, a stanza, a verse, lege domine

Love's Lab. Loft. 4 2 1892 36 The boy was the very staff of my age, my very prop

Mer. of Venice. 2 - God and king Henry govern England's realm; give up your staff, fir, and the king his realm

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2 Hen. vi. 31 11 58412161 Staff of office. For you my staff of office did I break in Richard's time 1 Henry iv. 5 1 468 | 3 Stafford. Sir Humphrey, and young Stafford.' D.P.

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3 Henry vi. 603 Stag. A poor sequester'd stag, that from the hunter's aim liad ta'en a hurt, did come to languilh

As You Like I:. 2 1 229 1143 Stage. I love the people, but do not like to stage me to their eyes Mcaf. for Meas. 111 761155 This green plot shall be our stage

Mid. Nigbr's Dr.3 1 1831 19 I hold the world but as the world, Gratiano; a stage where every one must play a part, and mine a fad one

Mer. of Venice. 1 I 1981 37 All the world's a stage

As You Like It. 21 7 2332 19 A kingdom for a stage, princes to act, and monarchs to behold the bleeding scene

Henry v. Ich 5091 3 Stag d. Yes, like enough, high battled Cæfar will unftate his happiness, and be itag'd to the thew against a sworder

Ant. and Cleop: 311 7882 14 Stagger. A man may, if he were of a fearful heart, stagger in this attempt As You L. Ir.3 2 2382 53 Stark spoiled with the staggers

Taming of the Sbrew. 32 2651 21 I will throw thee from my care for ever, into the staggers, and the careless lapse of youth and ignorance

Ail's Well. 2/ 3287 1 44 That hand shall burn in never quenching fire, that staggers thus my person Rich. ii. 5 5 439 160 The question did at first so stagger me

Henry viii. 246861 7 How come these staggers on me

Cymbeline. 5 5926117 Staggering. (Without any pause or staggering,) take this basket on your shoulders

Merry W. of Windsor.13 31

601 21 Staid. You have staid me in a happy hour

M. Ado Ab. Notb.4 1392141 Thou haft ftaid us here too long

Titus Andron. 2 31 839/2 25 Stain. Do no stain to your own gracious person

Meas. for Meal: 31 You have some stain of soldier in you

All's Well.1 1278219 Here is such ado, to make no stain a stain, as passes colouring Winter's Tale. 2 2 341 121 Sightless stains

King Jobrio 3 396 2113 O, let her live, and I'll corrupt her manners, stain her beauty

Richard in. 41 41 661 141 That great men Thall press for tinctures, stains, relicks and cognisance Jul. Cæfar. 12 2750 2 60 I'll raise the preparation of a war ihall stain your brother

Ant. and Cleop. 31 41 7841 It doth confirm another stain, as big as hell can hold"

Cymbeline. 2 4 905235 Stained with the variation of each soil

i Henry iv. 1 1 442 1 52 Stairs of fand

Mercb. of Venice. 3 2 210 212 And in these degrees have they made a pair of Atairs to marriage

Ibid. 5) 2 246 214 Stake. I will die in it at the stake

Much Ado Ab. Norb.1 | 123225 No, we shall ne'er win at that sport, and stake down

Mercbant of Venice. 3 2 2112129 Or elke a fool; that seest a game play'd home, the rich fake drawn, and tak’It it all for jest

Winter's Tale. 1 2 336 2128 Stale to catch thieves

Tempeft.41 1 Poor I am, but his stale

Comedy of Errors. 2 1 106242 A contaminated ftale

Much Ado Ab, Notb. 21 21 1282 61 I stand dishonoured, that have gone about to link my dear friend to a common ftale 16.4 1 137(2 50 Faft bind, fast find, a proverb never stale in a thrifty mind

Mer. of Venice. 2 5 205 2 26 Is it your will to make a stale of me amongst these mates Tam. of the Sbrew.) 1 255 2 10 - Yet if thy thoughts, Bianca, be so humble, to caft thy wandering eyes on every ftale, seize thee that list

Ibid. 31 12641229 - So ftale and cheap to vulgar company

I Henry iv. 3 21 4601 31 Had he none else to make a stale, but me

3 Henry vi. 31 31 6212 54 Or did use to stale with ordinary oaths my love to every new protester 3. Cæjar. 1 2 7421 Age cannot wither her, nor custom stale her infinite variety Ant. and Cleop. (2) 2 776 2129 Was there none else in Rome to make a ftale of, but Saturnine Titus Andron. 2834 2 11 This thrice worthy and right valiant Lord must not so ftale his palm, nobly acquir'd

Troilus and Cres: 2 3 870147 Poor I am ftale, a garment out of fashion

Cymbeline. 31 41 90912 38 Stale of horses. Thou didft drink the stale of horses

Ant. and Cleopo 1 4772 1143 Staid. Which out of use, and Itald by other men, begin his fathion y. Cæfar. 417581133 Stalk on, ftalk on, the fowl fits

Mu. Ado Ab. Nosh.2 31 129112 Iftalk about her door, like a strange foul upon the Stygian banks staying for wattage

Troilus and Creffida 3 2 872 2137 See! it ftalks away.'

Hamler. 1 11000 1129 Sjelåing herfs He uses his folly like a stalking horso

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