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The selected word "were" appears 16 times in the following 13 texts (sorted by results):

  1. Agrippina, a Tragedy  (2 results)
            80    These were your gift, and with them you bestowed
          132    As there were magic in it? Wrinkled beldams

  2. The Bard. A Pindaric Ode  (2 results)
              9    Such were the sounds, that o'er the crested pride
            69    "The swarm that in thy noon-tide beam were born?

  3. [Lines Spoken by the Ghost of John Dennis at the Devil Tavern]  (2 results)
            46    Plays, which were hissed above, below revive,
            47    When dead applauded that were damned alive.

  4. [The Alliance of Education and Government. A Fragment]  (1 result)
            49    Their arms, their kings, their gods were rolled away.

  5. The Candidate  (1 result)
            29    To refuse him for such peccadillos were odd;

  6. [Epitaph on a Child]  (1 result)
              5    Few were the days allotted to his breath;

  7. [Epitaph on Mrs Clerke]  (1 result)
              6    And soft humanity were there.

  8. [Imitated] From Propertius. Lib: 2: Eleg: 1.  (1 result)
          107    Love and the fair were of his life the pride;

  9. A Long Story  (1 result)
            96    'Gainst four such eyes were no protection.

  10. Ode on the Death of a Favourite Cat, Drowned in a Tub of Gold Fishes  (1 result)
            14    Two angel forms were seen to glide,

  11. [Translation from Dante, Inferno Canto xxxiii 1-78]  (1 result)
            42    My children (they were with me) sleep as yet

  12. [Translation from Statius, Thebaid VI 646-88, 704-24]  (1 result)
            34    All eyes were bent on his experienced hand,

  13. [Translation] From Tasso [Gerusalemme Liberata] Canto 14, Stanza 32-9.  (1 result)
              6    Scarce the hoarse waves from far were heard to roar,

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