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Bid the wind a base-challenge the wind to speed. V. A. A
To bid the wind a base he now prepares. Bilboes-bar of iron with letters attached to it. H. v. 2, *.
Methought, I lay Worse than the mutines in the bilbves. Bills. M. A. iii. 3, n.
We are like to prove a goodly commodity, being taken up of these men's bills. Bills. H. 6, S, P. iv. 7, n.
My lord, when shall we go to Cheapside, and take up
commodities upon our bills Bills. T. Ath. iii 4, R.
Phi. All our bills.
Tim. Knock me down with 'em. Bills on their necks. A. L. i. 2, N.
With bills in their necks, Be it known into all men by these presents.' Bills placed on Junius Brutus' statue. J. C. i. 3, i.
Good Cinna, take this paper, &c. Bird-bolts. M. A. i. l, i.
Challenged Cupid at the flight: and my uncle's fool, reading the challenge, subscribed for Cupid, and chal
Birds of lin him at the age, subscright: and mu
Bedfellow. H. F. ii. 2, i.
Nay, but the man that was his bed fellow. Bedlam beggars. L. ii. 3, i.
The country gives me proof and precedent
Or Bedlam beggars.
The poor beetle, that we tread upon,
As when a giant dies.
Beggar at Hallowmas.
Which sleeps, and never palates more the dung,
The beggar's nurse and Cæsar's.
With in ward vice.
Thus, after yreeting, speaks the king of France;
The borrow'd majesty of England here.
Had I not known those customs,
Must be belee'd and calm'd
The thane of Cawdor began a dismal conflict.
Confronted him with self-comparisons.
Make edicts for usury, to support usurers. Beinoiled-bemired. T. S. iv. I, n.
How she was bemviled. Benvolio's falsehood. R. J. iii, 1, i.
Affection makes him false.
A sailmaker in Bergamo.
Hear a Berg mask dance, between two of our company. Besmirch (v.)-sully. H. i. 3,».
And now no soil, nor cautel, doth besmirch
The virtue of his will
Whilst they, bestill'd
Stand dumb, and speak not to him.
In what safe place you have bestow'd my money. Bestraught-distraught, distracted. T. S. Induction, 2, n.
What! I am not bestraught.
Beteem them from the tempest of mine eyes.
So loving to my mother,
Visit her face too roughly.
For burthen-wise I'll hum on Tarquin still,
While thou on Tereus descant'st better skill. Bevel-bent in an angle. So. cxxi. n.
I may be straight, thongh they theinselves be bevel. Bevis of Southampton, H. 6, S. P. ii. 3, i.
As Bevis of Southampton fell upon Ascapart.
None here he hopes
One care abroad,
Here comes the queen, whose looks bewray her anger. Bewray (v.)-reveal. L. ii. 1, n.
He did bewray his practice.
0, not like me;
Great men oft die by vile bezonians. Bias of the world J. ii, 2, n.
Commodity, the bias of the world.
Birds of Italy. M. V. y. 1, i.
The crow doth sing as sweetly as the lark, &c. Birds, deceiv'd with painted grapes. V. A. n.
Even as poor birds, deceiv'd with painted grapes,
Do surfeit by the eye. Birnam wood. M. v. 4, i.
Siward. What wood is this before usi
Menteth. The wood of Birnam.
Worse than a slavish wipe, or birth-hour's blot.
Whose white investments figure innocence. Bissun-blind. Cor. ii. 1, n.
What harm can your bisson conspectuities glean out us
this character? Biting the thumb. R. J. i. 1, i.
I will bite my thumb at them. Black-dark. G. V. iv. 4, n.
That now she is become as black as I.
Made a foul blot.
O rash false heat, wrapp'd in repentant cold,
Thy hasty spring still blasts, and ne'er grows old ! Blenches-deviations. So. ex. n.
These blenches gave my heart another youth,
And worse essays prov'd thee my best of love.
To the best bride-bed will we.
And when you are desirous to be bless'd,
I'll blessing beg of you. Block. Liv. 6, n.
This a good block! Blood-letting. R. S. i. 1, 1.
Our doctors say, this is no month to bleed. Blood will I draw, H.6, F. P. i. 5, n.
Blood will I draw on thee, thou art a witch,
And straightway give thy soul to him thou serv'st. Blood-natural disposition. T. Ath, iv. 2, n. (See Cy. i. 1, n.)
Strange, unusual blood,
Oft have I seen a timely-parted ghost,
Being all descended to the labouring heart,
Whose rarest havings made the bbc:ssous dote. Blows (v.)-swelis. A. C. iv. 6, R.
This blores my heart.
Biue of heaven's own tinct. Cy. ii. 2, n.
The enclosed lights now canopied
With blue of heaven's own tinct.
Accost, is, front her, board her, woo her, assail her. Boarded-accosted. A. W. v. 3, n.
Certain it is I lik'd her,
I would he had boarded me.
Eastcheap; a room in the Boar's Head Tavern,
He that a fool doth very wisely hit
Not to seem senseless of the bob.
But, out, alas!
When he himself might his quietus make
With a bare bodkin. Bolingbroke. R.S. i. 1, i.
Then, Bolingbroke. Bollywollen. Luc. 17.
Here one being throng'd bears back, all boll'n and red. Bolter'd-begrimed, besmeared. M. iv. 1, n.
For the blood-bolter'd Banquo smiles upon me. Bombast-from bombagia; cotton wool used as stuffng. L. L. L. v. 2, n.
As bombast, and as lining to the time. Bonneted. Cor. ii. 2. n. (See (). i. 2, n.)
And his ascent is not by such easy devrees as those who, having been supple and courteous to the people, bonneted, without any further deed to have them at all
into their estimation and report. Book of songs and sonnets. M. W. i. 1, i. I had rather than forty shillings, I had my book of
songs and sonnets here. Book, sense of the term. H. 4, F. P. iii. 1,i.
By that time will our book I think be drawn. Book uncross'd. Cy. iii. 3, n.
Such gains the cap of him that makes him fine,
Yet keeps his book uncross'd.
The other Edward dead, to quit my Edward ;
Match not the high perfection of my loss.
Could I, with boot, change for an idle plume. Boot-compensation. R. S. i. 1. n.
Norfolk, throw down, we bid; there is no boot. Boots. G. V. i.l, i.
Nay, give me not the boots
I'll boord him presently.
At this instant
How you were borne in hand; how cross'd.
The answer is as ready as a borrower's cap." Bosm-wish, heart's desire. M.M. iv. 3, n.
And you shall have your bosom on this wretch.
Where is the master, boson !
Our gentle flame
Each bound it chafes,
From the dread summit of this chalky bourn. Bowls. L. L. L. v. 2, i.
A very good bowler. Brach-dog of a particular species. T. S. Induction, i, n.
Huntsman, I charge thee, tender well my hounds.
Hound or spaniel, brach or lym.
Braid-crafty. A. W. iv. 2, n.
Since Frenchmen are so braid, Marry that will, I'll live and die a maid. Brakes of ice. M. M. ii. 1, n.
Some ran from brakes of ice, and answer none, Brass. H. F. iv. 4, n.
Thou damned and luxurious mountain goat,
Offer'st me brass Brave-bravado. J. v, 2, n.
There end thy brave, and turn thy face in peace Brared-made fine. T. S. iv. 3, n.
Thou hast braved many men, Bravery-finery. A. L. ii. 7, R.
His bravery is not on my cost.
A French brawl.
An it shall please you to break up this.
Now will we break with him.
Rome's em peror, and nephew, break the parle.
By my troth, the fool has an excellent breast. Breath'd. T. Ath. i. 1, n.
Breath'd as it were, To an untirable and continuate goodness. Breathe in your watering-take breath when you are drink ing H. 4, F. P. ii. 4, n.
When you breathe in your watering, they cry-hem! Bribe. Cy. iii. 3, .
O this life
Richer, than doing nothing for a bribe.
A health, quoth he.
Bear this sealed brief,
Ros. Sweet, say on. .
Celia. You bring me out. Bring in-call to the drawers for more wine. H. 4, F. P. i 2, n. Got with swearing-lay by; and spent with crying
bring in. Bristol, R. S. iii. 1, i. Brixe-gad-fiy. T. C. i 3, n.
The herd hath more annoyance by the brize
Than by the tiger.
The brize upon her, like a cow in June.
Marry, hang thee, brock!
With which they mov'd
And love to Richard
Not the imperious show
Be brooch'd with me.
And you, good brother father. Brother Cassius. J. C. ii. 1. n.
Sir, 't is your brother Cassius at the door. Brought you Cæsar home 1-did you accompany Cæsar home i J. C. i. 3, n.
Good even, Casca : brought you Cæsar home? Brown bills-bills for billmen, infantry. L. iv. 6, R.
Bring up the brown bills. Brownists. T. N. iii. 2, i.
I had as lief be a Brotonist as a politician.
Brother, we will proclaim you out of hand;
By hin-by his house. J. C. ii, 1, n.
Now, good Metellus, go along by him.
By'rlakin, a parlous fear.
Good youth, he went but forth to wash him in the
For all thy blessed youth, &c.
Brutus and Cassius,-froin North's . Plutarch' J. C. 1. 2, 1.
Will you go see the order of the course ?
Let not our looks, &c.
Enter Brutus and Cassius, and a throng of citizens.
Be thou my witness that, against my will, &c.
Come, poor remains of friends, &c.
And as the wretch, whose fever-weaken'd joints,
Like strengthless hinges, buckle under life.
Backlersbury in simple time.
Tush! tush ! fear boys with bugs.
Those that would die or ere resist are grown
The mortal bugs o' the field.
Here, stand behind this bulk.
May feel her heart, poor citizen, distress'd,
Beating her bulk, that his hand shakes withal.
What says my bully rook?
And here ye lie baiting of bumbards, when
Ye should do service.
The demi-Atlas of this earth, the arm
And burgonet of men.
We burn daylight:-here, read, read.
Pay for the glasses you have burst.
Old Sly's son of Burton Heath.
How bloodily the sun begins to peer
Above yon busky hill.
For, but I be deceiv'd.
To each of you one fair and virtuous mistress
Fall, when love please,-marry to each-but one.
It was upon this fashion bequeathed me by will, but
poor a thousand crowns.
If you do keep your promises in love
Your mistress shall be happy.
But on this day, let seamen fear no wrack.
But noro is Cade driven back, his men dispers'd.
And, but thou love me, let them find me here.
Where they prepar'd
It is the right butter-woman's rank to market.
Bardolph, a soldier firm and sound of heart,
Or burum valour, &e.
Should be ? should ? buz!
Witness that my end
By day and night he wrongs me.
Then, by-peeping in an eye,
Caddis-gartergarter of ferret. H. 4, F.P. ii. 4. n.
Puke-stocking, caddis-garter, smooth-tongue, &c.
Cade. We, John Cade, so termed of our supposed
Dick. Or rather, of stealing a cade of herrings.
Now am I like that proud insnlting ship
Which Cæsar and his fortune bare at once.
Let me have men about me that are fat, &c.
“Ay, Casca; tell us what hath chanc'd to-day.
All the senators rise.
Wherefore is that? and what art thou that dar'st
Appear thus to us?
Which is the queen of Egypt ?
And throw the rider headlong in the lists,
A caitiff recreant to my cousin Hereford !
Quality! Calen o Custure me. Art thou a gentlemani
Put me a caliver into Wart's hand.
On this horse is Arcite,
Did rather tell than trample.
If but a dozen French
To train ten thousand English to their side.
What do you call there.
A wisp of straw were worth a thousand crowns,
To make this shameless callet know herself,
I am more proud to be Sir Rowland's son,
To be adopted heir to Frederick.
Sick of a calm.
Thrice hath Calphurnia in her sleep cried out, &c.
It is a voice in her ears, which horse-hairs and calves'.
Goose, if I had you u pon Sarnm plain,
I'd drive ye cackling home to Camelot.
Sit, Jessica, &c.
Let the priest in surplice white,
H. 6, S. Kick, his men as . j. 2, n.
Can for additions-began as additions. L. C. n.
All aids, themselves made fairer by their place,
Can for additions.
Canary to it.
Make misfortune drunk
A little yellow beard ; a cane-coloured beard.
In the sweetest bud
I had rather be a canker in a hedge than a rose in his
grace. Canker-dog-rose. H 4, F. P. i. 3, n.
To put down Richard, that sweet lovely rose,
And plant this thorn, this canker, Boling broke. Canker-blooms-flowers of the canker or dog-rose. So. lix. n.
The canker-blooms have full as deep a dye
As the perfumed tincture of the roses.
No kind of traffic, &c.
Compare with Cæsars and with cannibals.
His canon 'gainst self-slaughter. Cantle-corner. H. 4, F. P. iii. I, n.
And cuts me, from the best of all my land,
A huge half-moon, a monstrous cantle out.
The greater cantle of the world is lost
With very ignorance. Cantons-cantos. T. N. i. 5, n.
Write loyal cantons of contemned love.
Lean upon a rush,
Thy palm some moment keeps.
The archbishop's grace of York, Douglas, Mortimer,
Capitulate against us, and are up.
Alas, poor wretch! a poor capocchia!
Like stones of worth they thinly placed are,
Or captain jewels in the carcanet. Captious and intenible-capable of receiving, but not of retain. ing. A. W. i. 3, n.
Yet, in this captious and intenible sieve,
I still pour in the waters of my love. Capulet's feast, season of. R. J. i. 2, ;.
This night I hold an old accustom'd feast. Carack-vessel of heavy burden. 0. i. 2, n.
'Faith, he to-night hath boarded a land oarack. Carbonadorasher on the coals. H. 4, F. P. v. 3, n.
Let him make a carbonado of me. Carcanet-chain, necklace. C. E. iii. 1, n.
To see the making of her carcanet.
Or captain jewels in the carcanet.
Yet I have fac'd it with a card of ten.
We must speak by the curd, or equivocation will undo
us. ('arded. H. 4, F. P. iii. 2, n.
Carded his state; Mingled his royalty with carping fools. Cards. J. v. 2, i.
Have I not here the best cards for the game? Careorg-a term of the manège. M. W.i. n.
And so conclusions passed the careers.
Could this car!
And he hath bought the cottage, and the bounds
| Carpet. P. iv. 1, n.
The purple violets, and marigolds,
Shall as a carpet hang upon thy grave.
He is knight, dubbed with unhatched rapier, and on
The carpets laid, and everything in order.
Mingled his royalty with carping fools.
Our waggon is prepar'd.
Gregory, o' my word, we'll not carry coals.
When time hath sow'd a grizzle on thy case.
Wrench awe from fools!
For mine own part, I have not a case of lures.
Accomplish'd in himself, not in his case,
Most noble brother, you have done me wrong.
Fly further off, my lord.
Thou art a Castitian.
And rear'd aloft the bloody battle axe,
Writing destruction on the enemy's castle,
I will not believe such a Cataian.
Hang me in a bottle like a cat, and shoot at me.
Letting I dare not wait upon I would,
Like the poor cat i' the adage.
What shall he have that kill'd the deer?
What say you, Simon Catling
The frosty Caucasus.
As well appeareth by the cause you come.
To make modern and familiar things supernatora
And noi no soil, nor cautel, doth besmirch
The virtue of his will.
Swear priests, and cowards, and men castelous.
In him a plenitude of subtle matter,
Applied to cauteis, all strange forms receives.
"T was caviarie to the general.
Thane of Cawdor.
Now let the general trumpet blow his blast,
The roof o' the chamber
Juould censure thus on lovely gentlemen.
To give their censure of these rare reports.
Censur Should cens
Ceasure-opinion. H. 6, S.P. i. 3, n.
Madam, the king is old enough himself
To give his censure.
Whose death's, indeed, the strongest in our censure.
If you do censure me by what you were.
And no discerner
Say, you consent, and censure well the deed.
Doth he so
Lucio. Hath censur'd him already."
Will you go
Or, if they have, where is my judgment fled,
That censures falsely what they see aright?
What cerns it you if I wear pearl and gold ?
Fast to the chair.
And make my challenge
And do not seek to take your change upon you,
She that in wisdom never was so frail,
To change the cod's head for the salmon's tail.
O, that I knew this husband, which, you say, must
change his horns with garlands!
This is some changeling.
She never had so sweet a changeling.
As if a channel should be callid the sea.
Base sale of chapmen's tongues.
There lie ; and there thy character.
Ay, though thou didst produce
I say, without characters, fame lives long.
So may Angelo,
Be an arch villain.
How stand I then ?
By such poor passion as the maid that milks,
And does the meanest chares.
By me so usd a guest.
The chariest maid is prodigal enough,
If she unmask her beauty to the moon.
A lion among ladies is a most dreadful thing.
For night's swift dragons cut the clouds full fast.
Charles' wain is over the new chimney.
Charm'd. Cy. v. 3, n.
J, in mine own woe charm'd,
As in a vault.
Here's a cup of charneco.
Troilus, methinks, mounted the Trojan walls.
Hippolyta, I woo'd thee with my sword.
Even till the eastern gate.
Go one of you, find out the forester.
That's Hector, &c.
Be thou but true of heart.
Here, Diomed, keep this sleeve.
Add thereto a tiger's chaudron,
For the ingredients of our caldron.
I will be cheater to them.
He's no swaggerer, hostess; a tame cheater.
All fancy sick, and pale of cheer.
Methinks your looks are sad, your cheer appallid.
Come now, toward Chertsey with your holy load.
A sentence is but a cheveril glove to a good wit.
If you might please to stretch it.
O, here's a wit of cheveril, that stretches from an inch
Peace, chewet, peace.
That caves and womby vaultages of France
Shall chide your trespass, and return your mock.
And they in France of the best rank and station
Are of a most select and generous chief in that.
A boy, or a child, I wonder ?
The childing autumn.
They are not China dishes, but very good dishes.
Go to, here's a simple line of life.
Yea, though I die, the scandal will survive.
To cipher me how fondly I did dote.
By the altitude of a choppine.
The chopping French we do not understand.
By my christendom,
I should be as merry as the day is long.
any christom child.
Ye fat chuffs.
But what of Cicero I