The selected word "be" appears 32 times in the following 13 texts (sorted by results):
- Agrippina, a Tragedy (11 results)
18 When a boy frowns, nor to be lured with smiles
75 To be repaid, sit heavy on the soul,
81 The very power he has to be ungrateful.
85 Sayest thou I must be cautious, must be silent,
146 Of thy full favour; Seneca be there
160 Before he sees me. Yes, I will be gone,
161 But not to Antium— all shall be confessed,
166 What, so it be strange, and dreadful.— Sorceries,
187 Of wakeful jealousy. Be gay securely;
194 Whether she feared or wished to be pursued.
- [Imitated] From Propertius. Lib: 2: Eleg: 1. (5 results)
37 Nor tale of Thebes or Ilium there should be,
42 And thou, Maecenas, be my second care;
67 Oh, might that envied happiness be mine!
69 Or if, alas! it be my fate to try
78 From her loved door may my pale corse be borne.
- William Shakespeare to Mrs Anne, Regular Servant to the Revd Mr Precentor of York (3 results)
11 But may not honey's self be turned to gall
19 Better be twisted into caps for spice,
20 Than thus be patched and cobbled in one's grave.
- The Bard. A Pindaric Ode (2 results)
59 "From thee be born, who o'er thy country hangs
141 'Be thine despair and sceptered care;
- The Candidate (2 results)
10 No; at our time of life, 'twould be silly, my dear.'
32 Come, buss me, I'll be Mrs Twitcher myself.
- Ode to Adversity (2 results)
20 And leave us leisure to be good.
43 Thy philosophic train be there
- [The Alliance of Education and Government. A Fragment] (1 result)
90 For where unwearied sinews must be found
- The Descent of Odin. An Ode (1 result)
62 By whom shall Hoder's blood be spilt.
- The Fatal Sisters. An Ode (1 result)
21 Ere the ruddy sun be set,
- Imitated from Propertius, Lib: 3: Eleg: 5: (1 result)
56 Be love my youth's pursuit and science crown my age.
- Ode on a Distant Prospect of Eton College (1 result)
100 'Tis folly to be wise.
- Ode on the Death of a Favourite Cat, Drowned in a Tub of Gold Fishes (1 result)
39 And be with caution bold.
- [Translation from Dante, Inferno Canto xxxiii 1-78] (1 result)
65 Arising all they cried, 'Far less shall be