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serpent
used in A Midsummer Night's Dream

5 uses
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Definition
a snake
  • Methought a serpent eat my heart away, And you sat smiling at his cruel prey.
    2.2 — Act 2 Scene 2 — Another part of the wood (95% in)
  • ] Help me, Lysander, help me! do thy best To pluck this crawling serpent from my breast!
    2.2 — Act 2 Scene 2 — Another part of the wood (93% in)
  • An adder did it; for with doubler tongue Than thine, thou serpent, never adder stung.
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — Another part of the wood (16% in)
  • LYSANDER Hang off, thou cat, thou burr: vile thing, let loose, Or I will shake thee from me like a serpent.
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — Another part of the wood (56% in)
  • And, as I am an honest Puck, If we have unearned luck Now to 'scape the serpent's tongue, We will make amends ere long; Else the Puck a liar call: So, good night unto you all.
    5.2 — Act 5 Scene 2 — Enter PUCK (92% in)

There are no more uses of "serpent" in A Midsummer Night's Dream.

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