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The selected word "for" appears 55 times in the following 26 texts (sorted by results):

  1. Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard  (6 results)
            15    Each in his narrow cell for ever laid,
            21    For them no more the blazing hearth shall burn,
            85    For who to dumb Forgetfulness a prey,
            93    For thee, who mindful of the unhonoured dead
          115    'Approach and read (for thou can'st read) the lay,
          120    And Melancholy marked him for her own.

  2. Agrippina, a Tragedy  (5 results)
            60    I well remember too (for I was present)
          111    Marked for their leader: these, by ties confirmed
          176    He was the cause. My love, my fears for him,
          180    If murder cries for murder, blood for blood,

  3. The Candidate  (5 results)
              7    Not I, for the Indies! you know I'm no prude;
            11    'I don't know,' says Law, 'now methinks, for his look,
            18    Not I,— for a coronet, chariot and six.'
            29    To refuse him for such peccadillos were odd;
            33    D[am]n ye both for a couple of Puritan bitches!

  4. [Translation from Dante, Inferno Canto xxxiii 1-78]  (5 results)
            45    I heard 'em wail for bread. Oh! thou art cruel,
            53    Speechless my sight I fixed, nor wept, for all
            64    For anguish, which they construed hunger. Straight
            77    Their doleful cries. For three days more I groped
            78    About among their cold remains (for then

  5. [Imitated] From Propertius. Lib: 2: Eleg: 1.  (4 results)
            28    'Tis ample matter for a lover's book;
            74    And hates the tale of Troy for Helen's sake.
            80    And find a cure for every ill but love.
            91    For ills unseen what remedy is found,

  6. Ode on a Distant Prospect of Eton College  (3 results)
            21    Say, Father Thames, for thou hast seen
            93    The tender for another's pain,
            94    The unfeeling for his own.

  7. William Shakespeare to Mrs Anne, Regular Servant to the Revd Mr Precentor of York  (3 results)
              2    (But stint your clack for sweet St Charitie)
            19    Better be twisted into caps for spice,
            24    For glorious puddings and immortal pies.

  8. The Descent of Odin. An Ode  (2 results)
            41    For whom yon glittering board is spread,
            42    Dressed for whom yon golden bed.

  9. [Hymn to Ignorance. A Fragment]  (2 results)
            31    Oh! sacred age! Oh! times for ever lost!
            33    For ever gone— yet still to Fancy new,

  10. [Invitation to Mason]  (2 results)
              3    For thee does Powell squeeze and Marriott sputter,
              7    For thee fat Nanny sighs and handy Nelly,

  11. A Long Story  (2 results)
            90    For folks in fear are apt to pray)
          128    'He ne'er was for a conjurer taken.'

  12. [Translation from Statius, Thebaid VI 646-88, 704-24]  (2 results)
            13    Nor more; for now Nesimachus's son,
            35    For oft in Pisa's sports his native land

  13. [The Alliance of Education and Government. A Fragment]  (1 result)
            90    For where unwearied sinews must be found

  14. The Bard. A Pindaric Ode  (1 result)
          139    'Enough for me: with joy I see

  15. [Epitaph on Sir William Williams]  (1 result)
              2    Young Williams fought for England's fair renown;

  16. The Fatal Sisters. An Ode  (1 result)
            13    Shafts for shuttles, dipped in gore,

  17. [Lines Spoken by the Ghost of John Dennis at the Devil Tavern]  (1 result)
            42    P.S. Lucrece for half a crown will show you fun,

  18. On L[or]d H[olland']s Seat near M[argat]e, K[en]t  (1 result)
              6        Earl Godwin trembled for his neighbouring sand;

  19. The Progress of Poesy. A Pindaric Ode  (1 result)
            78    Left their Parnassus for the Latian plains.

  20. Satire on the Heads of Houses; or, Never a Barrel the Better Herring  (1 result)
            20    Takes them all for his pattern;

  21. [Sketch of his Own Character]  (1 result)
              1    Too poor for a bribe and too proud to importune,

  22. Song I  (1 result)
              3    To start from short slumbers and look for the morning—

  23. Sonnet [on the Death of Mr Richard West]  (1 result)
              5    These ears, alas! for other notes repine,

  24. Stanzas to Mr Bentley  (1 result)
            25    Enough for me, if to some feeling breast

  25. [Translation] From Tasso [Gerusalemme Liberata] Canto 14, Stanza 32-9.  (1 result)
            33    For adverse fate the captive chief has hurled

  26. The Triumphs of Owen. A Fragment  (1 result)
            35    Agony that pants for breath,

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