The selected word "for" appears 55 times in the following 26 texts (sorted by results):
- 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.
- 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,
- 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!
- [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
- [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,
- 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.
- 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.
- The Descent of Odin. An Ode (2 results)
41 For whom yon glittering board is spread,
42 Dressed for whom yon golden bed.
- [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,
- [Invitation to Mason] (2 results)
3 For thee does Powell squeeze and Marriott sputter,
7 For thee fat Nanny sighs and handy Nelly,
- A Long Story (2 results)
90 For folks in fear are apt to pray)
128 'He ne'er was for a conjurer taken.'
- [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
- [The Alliance of Education and Government. A Fragment] (1 result)
90 For where unwearied sinews must be found
- The Bard. A Pindaric Ode (1 result)
139 'Enough for me: with joy I see
- [Epitaph on Sir William Williams] (1 result)
2 Young Williams fought for England's fair renown;
- The Fatal Sisters. An Ode (1 result)
13 Shafts for shuttles, dipped in gore,
- [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,
- 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;
- The Progress of Poesy. A Pindaric Ode (1 result)
78 Left their Parnassus for the Latian plains.
- Satire on the Heads of Houses; or, Never a Barrel the Better Herring (1 result)
20 Takes them all for his pattern;
- [Sketch of his Own Character] (1 result)
1 Too poor for a bribe and too proud to importune,
- Song I (1 result)
3 To start from short slumbers and look for the morning—
- Sonnet [on the Death of Mr Richard West] (1 result)
5 These ears, alas! for other notes repine,
- Stanzas to Mr Bentley (1 result)
25 Enough for me, if to some feeling breast
- [Translation] From Tasso [Gerusalemme Liberata] Canto 14, Stanza 32-9. (1 result)
33 For adverse fate the captive chief has hurled
- The Triumphs of Owen. A Fragment (1 result)
35 Agony that pants for breath,