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touchstone
used in As You Like It

88 uses
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Definition
a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated
  • Ay, be so, good Touchstone.
    2.4 — Act 2 Scene 4 — The Forest of Arden (20% in)
  • [Enter TOUCHSTONE.
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — A Lawn before the DUKE'S Palace (17% in)
  • TOUCHSTONE.
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — A Lawn before the DUKE'S Palace (20% in)
  • TOUCHSTONE.
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — A Lawn before the DUKE'S Palace (21% in)
  • TOUCHSTONE.
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — A Lawn before the DUKE'S Palace (22% in)
  • TOUCHSTONE.
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — A Lawn before the DUKE'S Palace (24% in)
  • TOUCHSTONE.
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — A Lawn before the DUKE'S Palace (26% in)
  • TOUCHSTONE.
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — A Lawn before the DUKE'S Palace (28% in)
  • TOUCHSTONE.
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — A Lawn before the DUKE'S Palace (29% in)
  • TOUCHSTONE.
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — A Lawn before the DUKE'S Palace (35% in)
  • TOUCHSTONE.
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — A Lawn before the DUKE'S Palace (36% in)
  • TOUCHSTONE.
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — A Lawn before the DUKE'S Palace (44% in)
  • TOUCHSTONE.
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — A Lawn before the DUKE'S Palace (45% in)
  • [Enter ROSALIND in boy's clothes, CELIA dressed like a shepherdess, and TOUCHSTONE.
    2.4 — Act 2 Scene 4 — The Forest of Arden (2% in)
  • TOUCHSTONE.
    2.4 — Act 2 Scene 4 — The Forest of Arden (4% in)
  • TOUCHSTONE.
    2.4 — Act 2 Scene 4 — The Forest of Arden (12% in)
  • TOUCHSTONE.
    2.4 — Act 2 Scene 4 — The Forest of Arden (16% in)
  • TOUCHSTONE.
    2.4 — Act 2 Scene 4 — The Forest of Arden (44% in)
  • TOUCHSTONE.
    2.4 — Act 2 Scene 4 — The Forest of Arden (57% in)
  • TOUCHSTONE.
    2.4 — Act 2 Scene 4 — The Forest of Arden (60% in)
  • TOUCHSTONE.
    2.4 — Act 2 Scene 4 — The Forest of Arden (64% in)
  • TOUCHSTONE.
    2.4 — Act 2 Scene 4 — The Forest of Arden (66% in)
  • ] [Enter CORIN and TOUCHSTONE.
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — The Forest of Arden (3% in)
  • And how like you this shepherd's life, Master Touchstone?
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — The Forest of Arden (3% in)
  • TOUCHSTONE.
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — The Forest of Arden (3% in)
  • TOUCHSTONE.
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — The Forest of Arden (8% in)
  • TOUCHSTONE.
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — The Forest of Arden (9% in)
  • Nay, I hope,— TOUCHSTONE.
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — The Forest of Arden (9% in)
  • TOUCHSTONE.
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — The Forest of Arden (10% in)
  • Not a whit, Touchstone; those that are good manners at the court are as ridiculous in the country as the behaviour of the country is most mockable at the court.
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — The Forest of Arden (11% in)
  • TOUCHSTONE.
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — The Forest of Arden (13% in)
  • TOUCHSTONE.
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — The Forest of Arden (14% in)
  • TOUCHSTONE.
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — The Forest of Arden (15% in)
  • TOUCHSTONE.
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — The Forest of Arden (16% in)
  • TOUCHSTONE.
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — The Forest of Arden (17% in)
  • TOUCHSTONE.
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — The Forest of Arden (19% in)
  • TOUCHSTONE.
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — The Forest of Arden (23% in)
  • TOUCHSTONE.
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — The Forest of Arden (24% in)
  • TOUCHSTONE.
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — The Forest of Arden (27% in)
  • TOUCHSTONE.
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — The Forest of Arden (29% in)
  • TOUCHSTONE.
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — The Forest of Arden (36% in)
  • [Exeunt CORIN and TOUCHSTONE.
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — The Forest of Arden (36% in)
  • [Enter TOUCHSTONE and AUDREY; JAQUES at a distance observing them.
    3.3 — Act 3 Scene 3 — Another part of the Forest (1% in)
  • ] TOUCHSTONE.
    3.3 — Act 3 Scene 3 — Another part of the Forest (3% in)
  • TOUCHSTONE.
    3.3 — Act 3 Scene 3 — Another part of the Forest (7% in)
  • TOUCHSTONE.
    3.3 — Act 3 Scene 3 — Another part of the Forest (11% in)
  • TOUCHSTONE.
    3.3 — Act 3 Scene 3 — Another part of the Forest (18% in)
  • TOUCHSTONE.
    3.3 — Act 3 Scene 3 — Another part of the Forest (23% in)
  • TOUCHSTONE.
    3.3 — Act 3 Scene 3 — Another part of the Forest (27% in)
  • TOUCHSTONE.
    3.3 — Act 3 Scene 3 — Another part of the Forest (32% in)
  • TOUCHSTONE.
    3.3 — Act 3 Scene 3 — Another part of the Forest (36% in)
  • TOUCHSTONE.
    3.3 — Act 3 Scene 3 — Another part of the Forest (44% in)
  • TOUCHSTONE.
    3.3 — Act 3 Scene 3 — Another part of the Forest (66% in)
  • TOUCHSTONE.
    3.3 — Act 3 Scene 3 — Another part of the Forest (70% in)
  • TOUCHSTONE.
    3.3 — Act 3 Scene 3 — Another part of the Forest (75% in)
  • TOUCHSTONE.
    3.3 — Act 3 Scene 3 — Another part of the Forest (86% in)
  • TOUCHSTONE.
    3.3 — Act 3 Scene 3 — Another part of the Forest (91% in)
  • [Exeunt JAQUES, TOUCHSTONE, and AUDREY.
    3.3 — Act 3 Scene 3 — Another part of the Forest (97% in)
  • [Enter TOUCHSTONE and AUDREY.
    5.1 — Act 5 Scene 1 — The Forest of Arden (2% in)
  • ] TOUCHSTONE.
    5.1 — Act 5 Scene 1 — The Forest of Arden (3% in)
  • TOUCHSTONE.
    5.1 — Act 5 Scene 1 — The Forest of Arden (8% in)
  • ] TOUCHSTONE.
    5.1 — Act 5 Scene 1 — The Forest of Arden (17% in)
  • TOUCHSTONE.
    5.1 — Act 5 Scene 1 — The Forest of Arden (26% in)
  • TOUCHSTONE.
    5.1 — Act 5 Scene 1 — The Forest of Arden (31% in)
  • TOUCHSTONE.
    5.1 — Act 5 Scene 1 — The Forest of Arden (34% in)
  • TOUCHSTONE.
    5.1 — Act 5 Scene 1 — The Forest of Arden (37% in)
  • TOUCHSTONE.
    5.1 — Act 5 Scene 1 — The Forest of Arden (41% in)
  • TOUCHSTONE.
    5.1 — Act 5 Scene 1 — The Forest of Arden (46% in)
  • TOUCHSTONE.
    5.1 — Act 5 Scene 1 — The Forest of Arden (59% in)
  • TOUCHSTONE.
    5.1 — Act 5 Scene 1 — The Forest of Arden (61% in)
  • TOUCHSTONE.
    5.1 — Act 5 Scene 1 — The Forest of Arden (71% in)
  • TOUCHSTONE.
    5.1 — Act 5 Scene 1 — The Forest of Arden (97% in)
  • [Enter TOUCHSTONE and AUDREY.
    5.3 — Act 5 Scene 3 — Another part of the Forest (3% in)
  • ] TOUCHSTONE.
    5.3 — Act 5 Scene 3 — Another part of the Forest (5% in)
  • TOUCHSTONE.
    5.3 — Act 5 Scene 3 — Another part of the Forest (23% in)
  • TOUCHSTONE.
    5.3 — Act 5 Scene 3 — Another part of the Forest (80% in)
  • TOUCHSTONE.
    5.3 — Act 5 Scene 3 — Another part of the Forest (91% in)
  • [Enter TOUCHSTONE and AUDREY.
    5.4 — Act 5 Scene 4 — Another part of the Forest (20% in)
  • ] TOUCHSTONE.
    5.4 — Act 5 Scene 4 — Another part of the Forest (20% in)
  • TOUCHSTONE.
    5.4 — Act 5 Scene 4 — Another part of the Forest (22% in)
  • TOUCHSTONE.
    5.4 — Act 5 Scene 4 — Another part of the Forest (25% in)
  • TOUCHSTONE.
    5.4 — Act 5 Scene 4 — Another part of the Forest (26% in)
  • TOUCHSTONE.
    5.4 — Act 5 Scene 4 — Another part of the Forest (31% in)
  • TOUCHSTONE.
    5.4 — Act 5 Scene 4 — Another part of the Forest (32% in)
  • TOUCHSTONE.
    5.4 — Act 5 Scene 4 — Another part of the Forest (40% in)
  • TOUCHSTONE.
    5.4 — Act 5 Scene 4 — Another part of the Forest (42% in)
  • ] You to his love must accord, Or have a woman to your lord:— [To TOUCHSTONE and AUDREY.
    5.4 — Act 5 Scene 4 — Another part of the Forest (62% in)
  • — [To DUKE SENIOR] You to your former honour I bequeath; Your patience and your virtue well deserves it:— [To ORLANDO] You to a love that your true faith doth merit:— [To OLIVER] You to your land, and love, and great allies:— [To SILVIUS] You to a long and well-deserved bed:— [To TOUCHSTONE] And you to wrangling; for thy loving voyage Is but for two months victuall'd.
    5.4 — Act 5 Scene 4 — Another part of the Forest (85% in)

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