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The selected word "why" appears 11 times in the following 11 texts (sorted by results):

  1. Agrippina, a Tragedy  (1 result)
          152    But soft! why do I waste the fruitless hours

  2. [The Alliance of Education and Government. A Fragment]  (1 result)
            59    Why yet does Asia dread a monarch's nod,

  3. The Candidate  (1 result)
            24    Why David loved catches and Solomon whoring.

  4. The Characters of the Christ-Cross Row, By a Critic, To Mrs —  (1 result)
            23    But why on such mock grandeur should we dwell?

  5. [Imitated] From Propertius. Lib: 2: Eleg: 1.  (1 result)
              1    You ask why thus my loves I still rehearse,

  6. Imitated from Propertius, Lib: 3: Eleg: 5:  (1 result)
            37    Why does yon orb, so exquisitely bright,

  7. [Lines on Dr Robert Smith]  (1 result)
              1    Do you ask why old Focus Silvanus defies,

  8. A Long Story  (1 result)
          134    'Why, what can the Viscountess mean?'

  9. Ode on a Distant Prospect of Eton College  (1 result)
            95    Yet ah! why should they know their fate?

  10. Song II  (1 result)
              8    Why such unavailing haste?

  11. [Translation from Dante, Inferno Canto xxxiii 1-78]  (1 result)
            56    Cried, 'Father, why do you gaze so sternly?

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