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The selected word "when" appears 42 times in the following 19 texts (sorted by results):

  1. Agrippina, a Tragedy  (7 results)
            18    When a boy frowns, nor to be lured with smiles
            33    'Tis like, thou hast forgot, when yet a stranger
            44    Of long-forgotten liberty: when I
            61    When in a secret and dead hour of night,
            70    Even when its will seemed wrote in lines of blood,
          127    Blaze into freedom, when the idle herd
          134    That anciently appeared, but when, extends

  2. [Translation] From Tasso [Gerusalemme Liberata] Canto 14, Stanza 32-9.  (5 results)
              7    When thwart the road a river rolled its flood
            11    Irresolute they stand, when lo! appears
            17    As on the Rhine when Boreas' fury reigns
            40    When mountain-high the waves disparted rise:
            47    As when athwart the dusky woods by night

  3. [Imitated] From Propertius. Lib: 2: Eleg: 1.  (4 results)
            21    When less averse and yielding to desires,
            99    When then my fates that breath they gave shall claim,
          100    When the short marble but preserves a name,
          108    He lived while she was kind, and, when she frowned, he died.

  4. [Translation from Dante, Inferno Canto xxxiii 1-78]  (4 results)
            41    'The morn had scarce commenced when I awoke:
            50    Of timely food approached; when, at the gate
            61    That house of woe. But oh! when I beheld
            73    When Gaddo, at my feet outstretched, imploring

  5. Imitated from Propertius, Lib: 3: Eleg: 5:  (3 results)
            15    And when, our flames commissioned to destroy,
            17    When my changed head these locks no more shall know,
            35    When Pindus' self approaching ruin dreads,

  6. [Lines Spoken by the Ghost of John Dennis at the Devil Tavern]  (3 results)
              8    When Celadon commands, what god can disobey?
            14    My soul, when first she tried her flight to wing,
            47    When dead applauded that were damned alive.

  7. The Candidate  (2 results)
              1    When sly Jemmy Twitcher had smugged up his face
            14    When she died, I can't tell, but he once had a wife.

  8. A Long Story  (2 results)
            10    When he had fifty winters o'er him,
          118    When he the solemn hall had seen;

  9. [Translation from Statius, Thebaid VI 646-88, 704-24]  (2 results)
            30    When blazing 'gainst the sun it shines from far,
            77    As when from Aetna's smoking summit broke,

  10. The Bard. A Pindaric Ode  (1 result)
            54    "When Severn shall re-echo with affright

  11. [Epitaph on Sir William Williams]  (1 result)
              8    And scorned repose when Britain took the field.

  12. [Impromptus]  (1 result)
            11    When you rise from your dinner as light as before,

  13. Ode on a Distant Prospect of Eton College  (1 result)
            42    Less pleasing when possessed;

  14. Ode to Adversity  (1 result)
              9    When first thy Sire to send on earth

  15. The Progress of Poesy. A Pindaric Ode  (1 result)
            81    When Latium had her lofty spirit lost,

  16. Song I  (1 result)
              4    Yet close my dull eyes when I see it returning;

  17. Song II  (1 result)
              1    Thyrsis, when we parted, swore

  18. Stanzas to Mr Bentley  (1 result)
            21    As when, conspiring in the diamond's blaze,

  19. William Shakespeare to Mrs Anne, Regular Servant to the Revd Mr Precentor of York  (1 result)
            15    And (when thou hear'st the organ piping shrill)

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