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Lewdly bent

2 Henry vi.12) 11 Lewdffers. Againit such lewdsters and their lechery those that betray them do no treachery

Merry Wives of Windfor. 15) 3) Lewis XI. D. P. 3 Henry vi. p. 603.

the Dauphin

K. Fobno the Dauphin, match proposed with the lady Blanch

Ibid. 2 And Lewis a prince soon won with moving words

3 Henry vi. 3) 1 Liable. And reason to my love is liable

Jul. Casar. 2 Liar. I do despise a liar as I do despise one that is false, or as I despise one that is not

Merry Wives of There are liars and swearers enough to beat the honest men, and hang up them Macbo/41 2 How God and good men hate so foul a liar

Ricbard ii. 1 She's like a liar, gone to burning hell

Ot bello. 5 2 Libbards. With libbard's head on knee

Love's Labor Loft. 51 2 Liberal. She is too liberal

Two Gentlemen of Verona. 31 1 All liberal reason I will yield unto

Love's Labor Loft. 2
To excuse or hide the liberal opposition of our fpirits

Where thou art not known there they thew something too liberal Mer. of Ven. 2
I will become as liberal as you ; I'll not deny him any thing I have
Is he not a most profane and liberal counsellor

Orbello 12 - I will speak as liberal as the North

Ibid. 512 Liberal-conceited. Three liberal-conceited carriages

Hamlet.151 2 Liberal villain. Moft like a liberal villain

Mucb Ado About Norb.4) Libertine. Thou thyself haft been a libertine, as sensual as the brutit fting itself Asr.L.It. 27 Let witchcraft join with beauty, lust with both tie up the libertine in a field of feasts

Ant. and Cleop. 12 Like a puft and reckless libertine

Hamlet. 1 Liberty. My master hath threat'n'd to put me into everlasting liberty; for, he fwears he'll turn me away

Merry Wives of Wind 3 plucks justice by the nose

Meas. for Meal, 1 A man is master of his liberty

Comedy wf Errors.12 Head-strong liberty is lash'd with woe

Ibid. 2 He that came behind you, Sir, like an evil angel, and bid you forsake your liberty 16.4 I must have liberty withal, as large a charter as the wind, ta blow on whom 1 please

As You Like It. 2 Now shew yourselves men, 'tis for liberty

2 Henry vi. 4 You are at point to lose your liberties; Marcius would have all from you Coriolanus. 3 So often fall the knot of us be call’d the men that gave their country liberty

Julius Cæfar.3 Luft and liberty creep into the minds and marrows of our youth Tim. of Atb. 4 Library. My library a dukedom large enough

Tempeft. 1 Libya. Were his brain as barren as banks of Libya

Troi. and Crello Licence. Your virtue hath a licence in't

Meas for Meal.12 - That fellow is a fellow of much licence Licbas. If Hercules and Lichas play at dice

Merchant of Venice. 2 Let me lodge Lichas on the horns o’the moon

Ant, and Cleop. 411 Lick. Let them not lick the sweet which is their poison

Coriolanus. 3 Lielors. D. P.

Ibid. Saucy lictors shall catch at us like strumpets

Ant. and Cleop: 5 Lie credited by telling it

Tempeft. 1 Would the two princes lie? would Claudio lie

Much Ado Ab. Netb.14 He is now as valiant as Hercules, that only tells a lie, and swears to it

Ibid. 4 Quaint lies

Merchant of Venice. 3

Ibid. 3
Puny lies
- One that lies three thirds, and uses a known truth to pass a thousand nothings with

Ibid. 4
And then to return and swear the lies he forges
Give me the lie, do; and try whether I am not now a gentleman born Winter's 7.15
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A. S. P. C. L.
Lit. No, though it were as virtuous to lic, as to live chastely

Coriolanus.151 21 7341124
Shall's have a play of this ? thou scornful page ? there lie thy part Cymbeline. 5 1 926111
He's a soldier; and for me to say a soldier lies, is ftabbing

Orbello. 3) 41064/2138
You told a lie: an odious, damned lie: upon my soul a lic; a wicked lie Ibid. 51.2 107712144
Lic. I would have nothing lie on my head

Merry W. of Windsor. 2.1 531 40
The peace which you so urg'd lies in his answer

Henry v.15/ 2 538 251
How lies their battle

Coriolanus. I

70912 27
And at all these wards I lie, at a thousand watches

Troi. and Cres. 2 861 159
Lie like dogs, and yet say nothing neither

Temper. 32 132 19
Here will I lie to night, but where to morrow well, all's one for that Richard iii. 5 31 665|229
Lief. I had as lief bear so much lead

Merry Wives of Windsor. 41 2
I had as lief be a list of an English kersey

Meal. for Meas: 1 2 76252
I had as lief have the foppery of freedom as the morality of imprisonments

I had as lief have heard the night raven

Much Ado About Notbingo 21 31 130 1 2
I had as lief thou break his neck, as his finger

As You Like It.1 | 22412 5%
I had as lief have been myself alone

Ibid. 3 2 23612 55
I had as lief be woo'd of a snail

Ibid. 41 242 1:26
In very truth, fir, I had as lief be hang’d, fir, as go

2 Henry iv. 3 2 4911 II
I had as lief not be, as live to be in awe of such a thing as I my self Jul. Cæfar. 1 2 7431 26
Liefeft. Have stirr'd up my liefeft liege to be mine enemy

2 Henry vi.

358412 54
Liege. Most mighty liege, and my companion peers, take from my mouth the wish of
happy years

Richard ii. 1 31 417121
Liegeman. We enjoin thee, as thou art liegeman to us

Winter's Tale.23! 3432 6
You shall become true liegemen to his crown

1 Henry vi.s) 5 568 246
Lieft. I would say, thou liest, unto thee, with a voice as free as I do pray the gods Cor. 3 31 725153
Lieutenant to Aufidius. D. P.

Ibid. 703
Lieutenant's scarf. Like a Lieutenant's scarf

Much Ado About Nothing. 2

I 127 1 24
Lieutenantry. He alone dealt on lieutenantry, and no practice had in the brave squares
of war

Ant. and Cleop. 31 91 787 148
Life. A clear life

Tempef. 313
Good life

A third of man's own life

Ibid. 41

1611 22 is a Thuttle

Merry Wives of Wind. 51 1 70/2 47 characterized

Meas. for Meaf. 31

8711 30
Yet hath my night of life some memory

Comedy of Errors. 5 1 11912/27
What life is in that, to be the death of this marriage

Mucb Ado About Notbd2 2 1282155
But life itself, my wife, and all the world, are not with me esteem'd above thy life

Merchant of Venice. 4 1 2171134
You do take my life, when you do take the means whereby I live

21811 8
Sweet lady you have given me life and living


15 221 2 47
And this our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in the
running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in every thing

As You Like It. 2 al 2291123
- Such a life, with such a wife were strange

Taming of tbe Sbrew. 1 2 259 126
Thy life is dear; for all that life can rate, worth name of life in thee hath estimate

All's Well. 1 2 28412 43
The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and ill together

Ibid. 4. 3) 29712 17
Does not our life consist of the four elements

Twelfth Nigbt. 2 3 314/2 6
They that went on crutches ere he was born, desire yet their life to see him a man

Winter's Tale. I

I 333/2 20 · If the king had no son they would desire to live till he had one

My past life hath been as continent, as chaste, as true, as I am now unhappy Ib. 31 21 3441 54
- The crown and comfort of my life, your favour, I do give lost

Ibid. 312 344258
I prize it not a straw :--but for mine honour

Ibid. 32 345112
The very life seems warm upon her lip

Ibid. 51 31 362 123
Nothing in his life became him, like the leaving it

Macbeth. I 41 366121
I would set my life on any chance, to mend it, or be rid on't

Ibid. 3) 1 374/7 2
compared to a player, and to a tale told by an ideot

Ibid. 5 5 385145
is as tedious as a twice told tale

K. J bn.3 41 401 118
Have I commandment on the pulse of life

Ibid.4.2 403 2158
No certain life atchiev'd by others death

Ibid. 4 2 404 I 10
- An empty casket, where the jewel of life, by some damn'd hand, was robb’d and

Ibid. 5 1407159
Look what I said my lifc hall prove it true

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Richard in. compared to a clock The time of life is tort; to spend that shortness basely, were too long Henry iv.151 2


51 51
I better brook the loss of brittle life, than those proud titles thou hast won of me Ib. 54
To demonstrate the life of such a battle in life so lifeless as it shews itself Henry v. 41 i
To save a paltry life, and Nay bright fame
For seeing him, I see my life in death

i Henry vi. 4) 6 But thou preferr’ft thy life before thy honour

2 Henry vi. 3. 2 And I, who at his hands received my life, have by my hands of life bereav'd him 16. 2]

3 Henry vi. Il
Thy father gave thee life too soon, and hath bereft thee of thy life too late
Cancel his bond of life, dear God, I pray
That prefer a noble life before a long

Cariolanus. 31 1
being weary of these worldly bars, never lacks power to dismiss itself
- I do find it cowardly and vile, for fear of what might fall so to prevent the time of

Jul. Cæfar..)3
My life is run his compass
Thy life hath had some smack of honour in it

I love long life better than tigs
If thou and nature can so gently part, the stroke of death is as a lover's pinch, which

Ant. and Cleop.
hurts, and is desir'd
Like madness is the glory of this life

Timon of Athens. 1 This life is nobler than attending for a check; richer than doing nothing for a babe; prouder than rustling in unpaid-for folk

Cymbeline. 3 3 What pleasure, fir, find we in life, to lock it from action and adventure

Ibid. 41 41 For Imogen’s dear life, take mine ; and though 'tis not so dear, yet 'tis a life Ibid. 5) 4 My life I never held but as a pawn to wage against thine enemies

Liar. 11
Then there's life in't

O our lives sweetness ! ţhat we the pain of death would hourly bear, rather than
die at once
Why should a dog, a horse, a rat, have life, and thou no breath at all
My life is my foe's debt

Romeo and Juliet.1

5 Let my old life be sacrific'd some hour before his time

Ibid. 51 3 · I do not set my life at a pin's fee

Hamlei. 1 Life-barming. Life-harming heaviness

Ricbard ii. 2 Life-leaving. I will die, and leave him all; life-leaving, all is death's Rom, and Jul. 4 5 Lifelings. Od's lifelings, here he is

Trueifib Nigbt. 5 Lifter. Is he fo young a man, and so old a lifter

Troil. and Cref.? Ligarius. D. P.

Julius Cæfar. Ligbt. What light is light if Silvia be not seen

Two Gent. of Verona. 3 Women are light at midnight

Meas. for Mus
What your wisdoms could not discover those shalļow fools have brought to light

Much Ado About Norbing. 5
By this light I take pity for thee
Seeking light, doth light of light beguile

Love's Lalour Loft. 1
Quibling on the word light


5 Let me give light, but let me not be light, for a light wife doth make a heavy hur

Merchant of Venice. 5 thickens, and the crow makes wing to the rooky wood

Macbetb. · By this light, whereby I see thy beauty

Tam. of rbe Sbrew.) 2 We had a kind of light what would ensue

K. Fubr. 4 Then thus I turn me from my country's light, to dwell in folemn Shades of endlers night

Ricbard ii. 1 And wert indeed, but for the light in thy face, the son of utter darkness

i Henry iv. 1 3 Clarence beware ; thou keep'it me from the light O then, I fee, you'll part but with light gifts

Ricbard ii. 3
The lights burn blue

How came his practices to light
When those sons of glory, those two lights of men

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Lear. 31 41 94812/45 Ligbt of ear.

Otbello. 41 21107211 5 Ligbt of beaven. By this light of heaven

Two Gent. of Verona. 1 251242 Ligbr ó' love.

Much Ado About Notb. 31 4 1361114 Clap us into light o' love; that goes without a burden

Ibid. 3 4 136 117 with your heels

Tan. of the Shrew.1

1 256113 Light on. If I can by any means light on a fit man

Ibid. I 1 256 1130 There be good fellows in the world, an a man could light on them

Ibid. 1

2/ 258 2160 Ligbted. By good fortune I have lighted well Margaret, now thy heavy curse is lighted on poor Hastings' wretched head Ricb. i. 31 41 652 2.28

2 Henry iv. 2

1 481 1 44 Ligbren. Now the lord lighten thee! thou art a great fool

Twelfıb Nigb. 5 1 332124 Ligbrer. And to frown upon Sir Toby, and the lighter people

Richard in. 41 41 66312.17 Light-foot. Some light-foot friend post to the Duke of Norfolk

Comedy of Errors. 4 4 115729 Lightiy. And will not lightly trust the messenger

31 638 149 They love his grace but lightly, that fill his ears with such ditentious rumours R.ii. I

16491121 Short summers lightly have a forward spring

1 64911156 I weigh it lightly, were it heavier Lighiness. Yet must Antony no way excuse his foils, when we do bear so great weight

Ant. and Cleop. 1 4 77112151 in his lightness

Romeo and Juliet. I

19691160 O heavy lightness Lightnings the precursors o' the dreadful thunder clap

Tempeft. 1 411 17

192122 to the dread ratling thunder have I given fire Brief as the lightning in the colly'd night

Mid. Nigbt's Dream. 1 1 1762153

Macberb. I
When thall we three meet again in thunder, lightning, or in rain

1363116 Be thou as lightning in the eyes of France

K. Yabn. I ! 387 2.12

Ricbard ii. I
Be swift like lightning in the execution

3 4171 S With lightning ítrike the murderer dead

Ricbard üi. I 2 636 11 4 When the cross blue lightning feem'd to open the breast of heaven, I did present myself even in the aim and very flash of it

Julius Cæfar. 1 3] 745227 Secure of thunder's crack, or lightning flash

Titus Andronicus. 12 1 8361 38 You nimble lightnings, dart your blinding flames into her scornful eyes

Lear. 2 4) 9442) S You sulphurous and thought-executing fires, vaunt-couriers to oak-cleaving thunderbolts

2 9462136 Too like the lightning, which doth cease to be, ere one can say—it lightens

Rom. and Jul. 2 2 976 2116 Which their keepers call a lightning before death

Ibid. 51 31 995 2 46 Like. Oh, that it were as like, as it is true

Meal. for Meal. 5
If you like elsewhere, do it by stealth

Comedy of Errors.13
When I like your favour

Mucb Ado About Notbing.
Being as like as rain to water, or devil to his dam

3912139 The offer likes not

Henry v.31552013 And like me to the peasant boys of France

i Henry vi. 6

5631247 'Tis like, you would not feast him like a friend, and 'tis well seen, he found an enemy

2 Henry vi.

3 There's some conceit or other likes him well

Ricbard ii. 31 41 652140 it your grace

Henry viii. I 'Tis as like you as cherry is to cherry

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Ibid. 1 6987154 May it like your grace to let my tongue excuse all

Ibid. That every like is not the fame, o Cæfar, the heart of Brutus yerns to think upon - As like as Vulcan and his wife

Julius Cæfar.2 2 751 147 · That that likes you not, pleases me beft

Troilus and Cressida. 1 31 8637|40 So like you, Sir, ambassadors from Rome

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Winter's Tale. 11 21

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2) 4 45 Mucb Ado About Notbing. 31 | 13

All's Well. (31 5129 Twelftb Night. 31 4 3

Lily. Oh sweetest, fairef lily! my brother wears thee not the one half so well, as when

thou grew'st thyself Lily-beds. Where I may wallow in the lily-beds propos’d for the deserver Tro. Crep: 3121 3224 Lily-liver'd . Go, prick thy face, and over red thy fear, thou lily-liver'd boy Macberb.;

) 3 gadies knave Limander. Like Limander am I trusty still Limbeck. And the receipt of reason a limbeck only Limber. You put me off with limber vows

71 368
Limb-meal. O, that I had her here, to tear her limb-meal
Limbo. As far from help as limbo is from bliss

Talk'd of satan, and of limbo, and of furies, and I know not what
Limbo-patrum. I have some of 'em in limbo-patrum
Limbs. Therefore good mother to whom am I beholden for these limbs
Even fo my limbs, weaken'd with grief, being now enrag'd with grief, are thrice
Let us chuse such limbs of noble counsel
Two pulls at once,-his lady banish'd, and a limb lopp'd off
So, fo; these are the limbs of the plot
The tribulation of Tower-hill, or the limbs of Limehouse their dear brothers Ibid. 5 3 721

) ) 674 For Antony is but a limb of Cæfar

9. Cæsar. A curse Mall light upon the limbs of men

1748 Lime. Put some lime on your fingers - You must lay lime to tangle her desires Let me see thee froth and lime

- You rogue, here's lime in this fack too
Limed. She's limed-I warrant you

But that they are limed with the twigs that threaten them
I have limed her
Madam, myself have limed a bus for her'; and plac'd a quire of such enticing birds

2 Henry vi.1
York and impious Beaufort, that false priest

, have all limed bulhes to betray thy

3 5 wings

O limed soul;, that, struggling to be free, art more engag'd
Limebouse. The tribulation of Tower-hill, or the limbs of Limehouse their dear bro-

Lime-kiln. As hateful to me as the reek of a lime-kiln

Merry W.of Winds.131 31
i' the palm
Lime-twigs. Like lime-twigs set to catch my winged soul
Limit. Between which time of the contradir, and limit of the folemnity Measy for Measi
Hurried here to this place, l' the open air, before I have got strength of limit 3
And many limits of the charge set down but yesternight

i Henry iv.
1 proythee, give no limits to my tongue; Liam a king, and privilegʻd to speak 3 Hen. vi. 2)
For reverence to some alive I give a sparing limit to my tongue
each leader to his several charge
If there were reason for these miseries, then into limits could I bind my woes Tit. And.
A prison for a debtor, that not dares to stride a limit

Limitation. You have stood your limitation ; and the tribunes endue you with the
people's voice

Limited. I'll make fo bold to call, for 'tis my limited service

Macbetb. 2
There is boundless theft in limited professions

Timon of Albens. 4
Limrod. As mine eye doth his effigies witness mórt truly limn'd, and living in your

As You Like It. 2
Limp. So far this shadow doth limp behind the substance

Mer. of Venice. 3
Why doth the world report, that Kate doth limp

Tam. of tbe Sbrew. 2
There is an old poor man, who after me hath many a weary Itep, limp'd in pure

As You Like It.12

Lincoln. There Lincoln washes have devoured them
Bishop. D. P.

Henry viii,
Line. With full line of his authority governs lord Angelo

Meas. for Meas. 1
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