Ness as a name

The names “Ness” and “-ness” have meanings in more than one language.

-ness in Old English

a native English suffix attached to adjectives and participles, forming abstract nouns denoting quality and state (and often, by extension, something exemplifying a quality or state): darkness; goodness; kindness; obligingness; preparedness.

Origin:
Middle English, Old English -nes, -nis, cognate with German -nis, Gothic -( n ) assus; suffix orig. *-assus; -n- by false division of words with adj. and past participle stems ending in -n-; compare Old English efnes (later efen-nys ) evenness

Ness in Hebrew
English Name: Ness
Hebrew Name: נֵס
Meaning:
1. Miracle, Magic, Wonder.
2. Flag, Pennant.

Origin: Bible

Numerological Value: 2

Numerological Analysis: Represents people who are peacemakers, sensitive, love to please, they hate arguments, tend to mediate complex and sensitive situations. Diplomats, with high intuition. Need love, warmth and touch. Quiet and friendly.

The Nessness of Ness

Some suffixes are an afterthought, while others define or refine the essence of the word before.
Ness is like that.

Ness and -ness are about more than the thing itself, about the meta-ness of any concept, place, person, or thing.
Ness is like that.

800px-Nessie cc Paul Hermans

As the Vikings explored, they mapped the territory. A Ness is a promontory, a vantage point for seeing further.
Ness is like that.

You can refer to Wikipedia for more about Ness, Wiktionary for -ness, and other places for more.

Several entries from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia:

Ness may refer to:
Ness (Irish mythology), a princess in Irish mythology. More about this can be found in comic form (!) by the artist Patrick Brown

Places
The Germanic/Nordic word for promontory, found in Northern European placenames
Loch Ness, a large, deep, freshwater loch in the Scottish Highlands Loch Ness Monster, a cryptid that is reputed to inhabit Loch Ness

River Ness, links the Loch to the North Sea at Inverness, Scotland, UK
Ness: East Ness & West Ness, Ryedale, North Yorkshire
Ness, Lewis, the most northerly area on Lewis, Scotland, UK
Ness Football Club, Football club based in the Western Isles
Bo’ness, a town in Scotland, UK
Lowestoft Ness, most easterly point of the UK
Orford Ness, shingle spit and bird sanctuary in Suffolk, England, UK
Ness, Cheshire, a village in Cheshire on the Wirral Peninsula, England, UK
Ness Botanic Gardens, owned by the University of Liverpool and located on the Wirral Peninsula, England (located in Ness, Cheshire, UK)
Ness City, Kansas
Ness Township, Minnesota

Affixation
Caithness, a Scottish county
Dungeness (headland), shingle promontory and site of a nuclear power station in Kent, England
Inverness, a Scottish city, Capital of the Highlands
Langness Peninsula, in the Isle of Man
Sharpness Point, a promontory at Tynemouth, Tyne and Wear, England, UK
Sheerness, an English town in Kent
Shoeburyness, an Essex Town on the North Bank of the Thames Estuary
Stromness, a harbour town in the Orkney Isles
Alness, a Scottish town
Skegness, a north sea coastal town in East Lincolnshire.
Hamars Ness, a headland on the island of Fetlar in Shetland
Milton Ness, a coastal landform along the coast of the North Sea
Scurdie Ness, a headland to the South of Montrose and the name of the lighthouse located there

Organizations
Ness Computing, Personal search company
Ness Technologies, Global provider of IT services and solutions
Ness Foundation, a medical research charity near Inverness, Scotland
New England Skeptical Society (NESS), a skeptical organization

People
Ness, also NE2S, shortened versions of name used by French rapper Nessbeal
Ness, Eliot (1903-1957) American lawman
Ness, Edwards (1897–1968), Welsh Labour Party politician
Ness, Flowers, Welsh former rugby player
Ness, Wadia (born 1970), Indian businessman
Ness (surname)

The surname Ness may refer to:

Politics
Don Ness (born 1974), American politician from Duluth, Minnesota
Eliot Ness (1903–1957), American Prohibition agent
James Van Ness (1808–1872), seventh mayor of San Francisco, USA from 1855 to 1856
Steinar Ness (born 1959), Norwegian politician for the Centre Party

Arts and Entertainment
Mike Ness (born 1962), American guitarist, vocalist, and chief songwriter for the punk rock band Social Distortion
Dan Ness (1975-) Portland, OR-area artist
Evaline Ness (1911–1986), American commercial artist and illustrator for award winning children’s books
Jennifer Ness (born 1972), English actress best known for her role as murderess Kris Yates in the ITV drama Bad Girls
Patrick Ness (born 1971), American author, journalist and lecturer
Tigilau Ness, Niuean New Zealand activist and reggae artist

Sports
Brad Ness, Australian wheelchair basketballer
Erin Ness (born 1978), American poker player, former photo producer for Maxim Magazine, and television personality
Harry Ness, a footballer
Jack Ness (1885–1957), first baseman in Major League Baseball
Jamie Ness (born 1991), Scottish footballer
Nate Ness (born 1986), American football cornerback and safety
Ness Flowers, Welsh former rugby player
Thormod Ness (born 1972), Norwegian football coach and former player

Education
Carl Van Ness, curator and historian at the University of Florida
Immanuel Ness, teaches political science at Brooklyn College of the City University of New York

Other fields
Arlen Ness, American entrepreneur and motorcyclist
Charles Ness, a senior Royal Air Force commander
Dan Ness (Sr.) (1923-2013), a U.S. Air Force pilot and Lt. Colonel
Dan Ness, Jr. (born 1957), an information technology industry analyst and award-winning author
Helge Ness (1861–1928), Norwegian botanist
Terje Ness (born 1972), Norwegian chef

Ness mentions in Shakespeare

Your sauciness will jest upon my love The Comedy of Errors: II, ii
And dare not task my weakness with any more. Othello: II, iii
More sins for this forgiveness prosper may. King Richard II: V, iii
Readiness is all: since no man has aught of what he Hamlet: V, ii
Why, ‘some are born great, some achieve greatness, Twelfth Night: V, i
Upon supposed fairness, often known Merchant of Venice: III, ii
To sports, to wildness and much company. Julius Caesar: II, i
Therefore the moon, the governess of floods, A Midsummer Night’s Dream: II, i
That often madness hits on, which reason and sanity Hamlet: II, ii
That I essentially am not in madness, Hamlet: III, iv
More tavern-bills; which are often the sadness of Cymbeline: V, iv
Exchange forgiveness with me, noble hamlet: Hamlet: V, ii
Your business was more welcome. All’s Well that Ends Well: IV, iv
Worthy his youth and nobleness of birth. The Two Gentlemen of Verona: I, iii
Why, this is very midsummer madness. Twelfth Night: III, iv
Whose weakness, married to thy stronger state, The Comedy of Errors: II, ii
Were well deserved of rashness. Antony and Cleopatra: II, ii
To let his madness range. therefore prepare you; Hamlet: III, iii
They vanish tongue-tied in their guiltiness. Julius Caesar: I, i
There ye shall meet about this weighty business. King Henry VIII: II, ii
Some touch of your late business: affairs, that walk, King Henry VIII: V, i
Our youths and wildness shall no whit appear, Julius Caesar: II, i
Oftener ask forgiveness. Measure for Measure: IV, ii
Now, welcome, kate: and bear me witness all, King Henry V: V, ii
Must ask my child forgiveness! The Tempest: V, i
Here tend the savage strangeness he puts on, Toilus and Cressida: II, iii
For beauty lives with kindness. The Two Gentlemen of Verona: IV, ii
Your loneliness. we are oft to blame in this,– Hamlet: III, i
You know the very road into his kindness, Coriolanus: V, i
With the green sickness. Antony and Cleopatra: III, ii
With most gladness: Antony and Cleopatra: II, ii
Why in that rawness left you wife and child, Macbeth: IV, iii
Whose grossness little characters sum up: Toilus and Cressida: I, iii
When heaven shall call her from this cloud of darkness, King Henry VIII: V, v
Us our sins!–gentlemen, let’s look to our business. Othello: II, iii
Upon this business my appearance make King Henry VIII: II, iv
To undertake this business, which he knows is not to All’s Well that Ends Well: III, vi
To trust us in your business, we are ready King Henry VIII: III, i
To shake all cares and business from our age; King Lear: I, i
Thou, old adam’s likeness, set to dress this garden, King Richard II: III, iv
This is mere madness: Hamlet: V, i
The winter coming on and sickness growing King Henry V: III, iii
The very stream of his life and the business he hath Measure for Measure: III, ii
The time is unagreeable to this business: Timon of Athens: II, ii
The prince of darkness is a gentleman: King Lear: III, iv
The pleasure of that madness. let ‘t alone. The Winter’s Tale: V, iii
The brightness of her cheek would shame those stars, Romeo and Juliet: II, ii
The best of happiness, Timon of Athens: I, ii
That so his sickness, age and impotence Hamlet: II, ii
That lowliness is young ambition’s ladder, Julius Caesar: II, i
That I am touch’d with madness! make not impossible Measure for Measure: V, i
That hath aspired to solon’s happiness Titus Andronicus: I, i
That comes in likeness of a coal-black moor. Titus Andronicus: III, ii
That can with some discretion do my business, The Two Gentlemen of Verona: IV, iv
That bears recovery’s name. but, since your kindness Pericles, Prince of Tyre: V, i
Tell me in sadness, who is that you love. Romeo and Juliet: I, i
So, ere you find where light in darkness lies, Love’s Labour’s Lost: I, i
So went to bed; where eagerly his sickness King Henry VIII: IV, ii
Rumination wraps me m a most humorous sadness. As You Like It: IV, i
Our hands are full of business: let’s away; King Henry IV, part I: III, ii
One who, to put thee from thy heaviness, Romeo and Juliet: III, v
Of hamlet’s wildness: so shall I hope your virtues Hamlet: III, i
O, matter and impertinency mix’d! reason in madness! King Lear: IV, vi
O vanity of sickness! fierce extremes King John: V, vii
O heavy lightness! serious vanity! Romeo and Juliet: I, i
O’er whom his very madness, like some ore Hamlet: IV, i
More witnesseth than fancy’s images A Midsummer Night’s Dream: V, i
More widows in them of this business’ making The Tempest: II, i
Melting with tenderness and kind compassion King Richard III: IV, iii
Make tender of to thy true worthiness: Love’s Labour’s Lost: II, i
Mad call I it; for, to define true madness, Hamlet: II, ii
Looking on darkness which the blind do see Sonnets: XXVII
Like madness is the glory of this life. Timon of Athens: I, ii
In very likeness of a roasted crab, A Midsummer Night’s Dream: II, i
In thy uprightness and integrity, Titus Andronicus: I, i
If thy rare qualities, sweet gentleness, King Henry VIII: II, iv
If his own life answer the straitness of his Measure for Measure: III, ii
I found the effect of love in idleness: The Taming of the Shrew: I, i
I do serve you in this business. King Lear: I, ii
I am so fraught with curious business that The Winter’s Tale: IV, iv
His welcomes forth; asks thee the son forgiveness, The Winter’s Tale: IV, iv
He hath indeed a good outward happiness. Much Ado About Nothing: II, iii
Glad am I that your highness is so arm’d King Richard II: III, ii
Give satiety a fresh appetite, loveliness in favour, Othello: II, i
Forgiveness, horse! why do I rail on thee, King Richard II: V, v
Following darkness like a dream, A Midsummer Night’s Dream: V, i
Fitter for sickness and for crazy age. King Henry VI, part I: III, ii
Come on, sir knave, have done your foolishness, The Comedy of Errors: I, ii
But, touch’d with human gentleness and love, Merchant of Venice: IV, i
But signs of nobleness, like stars, shall shine Macbeth: I, iv
But for thee, fellow; fellow, thy words are madness: Twelfth Night: V, i
Bounty, perseverance, mercy, lowliness, Macbeth: IV, iii
Be-monster not thy feature. were’t my fitness King Lear: IV, ii
A thousand businesses are brief in hand, King John: IV, iii
A kind overflow of kindness: there are no faces Much Ado About Nothing: I, i
A document in madness, thoughts and remembrance fitted. Hamlet: IV, v
Youth, you have done me much ungentleness, As You Like It: V, ii
Youth with comeliness plucked all gaze his way, when Coriolanus: I, iii
Your very goodness and your company Cymbeline: II, iv
Your mother lives a witness to that vow– King Richard III: III, vii
Your loop’d and window’d raggedness, defend you King Lear: III, iv
Your business of the world hath so an end, King Lear: V, i
You, some relish of the saltness of time; and I must King Henry IV, part II: I, ii
You saw one here in court could witness it. All’s Well that Ends Well: V, iii
You know, my lord, your highness is betroth’d King Henry VI, part I: V, v
You have, by fortune and his highness’ favours, King Henry VIII: II, iv
You cannot witness for me, being slain. King Henry VI, part I: IV, v
Yet is the kindness but particular; Toilus and Cressida: IV, v
Wolf in greediness, dog in madness, lion in prey. King Lear: III, iv
Witnessing storms to come, woe and unrest: King Richard II: II, iv
Witness this wretched stump, witness these crimson lines; Titus Andronicus: V, ii
Witness the tiring day and heavy night; Titus Andronicus: V, ii
Within your house, to make mine eye the witness The Taming of the Shrew: II, i
With thy unworthiness, thou diest: away! Cymbeline: I, i
With their own nobleness, which could have turn’d Cymbeline: V, iii
With the mere rankness of their joy. King Henry VIII: IV, i
With tears as salt as sea, through thy unkindness: King Henry VI, part II: III, ii
With several applications; nature and sickness All’s Well that Ends Well: I, ii
With my request, which I make bold your highness Cymbeline: V, v
With mine own weakness being best acquainted, Sonnets: LXXXVIII
With hollow poverty and emptiness. King Henry IV, part II: I, iii
With his face backward. in humane gentleness, Toilus and Cressida: IV, i
With all bound humbleness. All’s Well that Ends Well: II, i
Wisdom and goodness to the vile seem vile: King Lear: IV, ii
Will sing the savageness out of a bear: of so high Othello: IV, i
Will clear or end the business: when the oracle, The Winter’s Tale: III, i
Why, sadness is one and the self-same thing, dear imp. Love’s Labour’s Lost: I, ii
While I with self-same kindness welcome thine. The Taming of the Shrew: V, ii
Which let thy wiseness fear: hold off thy hand. Hamlet: V, i
Where shivering cold and sickness pines the clime; King Richard II: V, i
What old december’s bareness every where! Sonnets: XCVII
What is’t your highness’ pleasure I shall do at King Richard III: IV, iv
Weigh’d between loathness and obedience, at The Tempest: II, i
Weeps when she sees me work, and says, such baseness The Tempest: III, i
We are to speak in public; for this business The Winter’s Tale: II, i
Was not like madness. there’s something in his soul, Hamlet: III, i
Unfold the imagined happiness that both Romeo and Juliet: II, vi
To-night she is mew’d up to her heaviness. Romeo and Juliet: III, iv
To your best kindness: one of your great knowing Cymbeline: II, iii
To this I witness call the fools of time, Sonnets: CXXIV
To think upon the part of business which King Henry VIII: III, ii
To the fairness of my power. Coriolanus: I, ix
To see this business. to-morrow next King Richard II: II, i
To see his nobleness! The Winter’s Tale: II, iii
To one man’s honour, this contagious sickness, King Henry VIII: V, iii
To me the difference forges dread; your greatness The Winter’s Tale: IV, iv
To make their audit at your highness’ pleasure, Macbeth: I, vi
To make against your highness’ claim to france King Henry V: I, ii
To loathe the taste of sweetness, whereof a little King Henry IV, part I: III, ii
To leave you in your madness, ’twere my sin: Cymbeline: II, iii
To lead him where he would: his roguish madness King Lear: III, vii
To lay aside life-harming heaviness King Richard II: II, ii
To keep in darkness what occasion now Twelfth Night: V, i
To her unworthiness: it nothing steads us All’s Well that Ends Well: III, vii
To groan and sweat under the business, Julius Caesar: IV, i
To diet rank minds sick of happiness King Henry IV, part II: IV, i
To compass such a boundless happiness! Pericles, Prince of Tyre: I, i
To closeness and the bettering of my mind The Tempest: I, ii
To climb his happiness, would be well express’d Timon of Athens: I, i
To business that we love we rise betime, Antony and Cleopatra: IV, iv
To bring my whole cause ‘fore his holiness, King Henry VIII: II, iv
To bear such idleness so near the heart Antony and Cleopatra: I, iii
To be suspected of more tenderness Cymbeline: I, i
Till he have cross’d the severn. happiness! Cymbeline: III, v
Thy mother!’ then asks bohemia forgiveness; then The Winter’s Tale: V, ii
Thy marriage, sooner than thy wickedness. All’s Well that Ends Well: I, iii
Thy likeness, for instead of thee, king harry, King Henry IV, part I: V, iii
Thy hungry eyes even till they wink with fullness, Sonnets: LVI
This is no mortal business, nor no sound The Tempest: I, ii
This business. Measure for Measure: III, i
This ‘once again,’ but that your highness pleased, King John: IV, ii
They promised me eternal happiness; King Henry VIII: IV, ii
They are both in either’s powers; but this swift business The Tempest: I, ii
They’ll tell the clock to any business that The Tempest: II, i
Therefore the sadness is without limit. Much Ado About Nothing: I, iii
There is some soul of goodness in things evil, King Henry V: IV, i
There’s hell, there’s darkness, there’s the King Lear: IV, vi
Then thy manners must be wicked; and wickedness is As You Like It: III, ii
The very heart of kindness. Timon of Athens: I, i
The truth you speak doth lack some gentleness The Tempest: II, i
The queen being absent, ’tis a needful fitness King Henry VIII: II, iv
The prince will in the perfectness of time King Henry IV, part II: IV, iv
The patroness of heavenly harmony: The Taming of the Shrew: III, i
The mystery of your loneliness, and find All’s Well that Ends Well: I, iii
The last fit of my greatness,–good your graces, King Henry VIII: III, i
The jaws of darkness do devour it up: A Midsummer Night’s Dream: I, i
The happiness of life. Love’s Labour’s Lost: IV, ii
The gravity and stillness of your youth Othello: II, iii
The bleeding witness of her hatred by; King Richard III: I, ii
The appellant in all duty greets your highness, King Richard II: I, iii
That you take with unthankfulness, his doing: King Richard III: II, ii
That would deliver up his greatness so King Henry IV, part II: V, ii
That this may be some error, but no madness, Twelfth Night: IV, iii
That not your trespass, but my madness speaks: Hamlet: III, iv
That my disports corrupt and taint my business, Othello: I, iii
That my desire of having is the sin of covetousness: Twelfth Night: V, i
That may not sully the chariness of our honesty. o, Merry Wives of Windsor: II, i
That it yields nought but shame and bitterness. King John: III, iv
That if your highness should intend to sleep King Henry VI, part II: III, ii
That I require a clearness: and with him– Macbeth: III, i
That for your highness’ good I ever labour’d King Henry VIII: III, ii
That can translate the stubbornness of fortune As You Like It: II, i
That can I witness; and a fouler fact King Henry VI, part II: I, iii
Sure of it. to express the like kindness, myself, The Taming of the Shrew: II, i
Some say thy fault is youth, some wantonness; Sonnets: XCVI
Some other give me thanks for kindnesses; The Comedy of Errors: IV, iii
Should make desire vomit emptiness, Cymbeline: I, vi
Shall give a holiness, a purity, King John: IV, iii
Save those to god, that run before our business. King Henry V: I, ii
Rapes and ravishments he parallels nessus: he All’s Well that Ends Well: IV, iii
Pronouncing that the paleness of this flower King Henry VI, part I: IV, i
Poor soul, god’s goodness hath been great to thee: King Henry VI, part II: II, i
Pleasure: if his fitness speaks, mine is ready; now Hamlet: V, ii
Own peril on his forwardness. As You Like It: I, ii
Out of my weakness and my melancholy, Hamlet: II, ii
Our gayness and our gilt are all besmirch’d King Henry V: IV, iii
Only for wantonness. by my christendom, King John: IV, i
One business does command us all; for mine is money. Timon of Athens: III, iv
On greatness’ favour dream as I have done, Cymbeline: V, iv
Of my behind-hand slackness. welcome hither, The Winter’s Tale: V, i
Of her first affection: his unjust unkindness, that Measure for Measure: III, i
Of every realm, that did debate this business, King Henry VIII: II, iv
O, thou wilt be a wilderness again, King Henry IV, part II: IV, v
O heaven, o earth, bear witness to this sound The Tempest: III, i
Never came trouble to my house in the likeness of Much Ado About Nothing: I, i
Neither my place nor aught I heard of business Othello: I, iii
My wife, my liege! I shall beseech your highness, All’s Well that Ends Well: II, iii
My lords, with all the humbleness I may, Titus Andronicus: IV, ii
My liege, your highness now may do me good. Much Ado About Nothing: I, i
My lady charged my duty in this business. King Lear: IV, v
My father of this business. The Winter’s Tale: IV, iv
My daughter is not for thee; and now, in madness, Othello: I, i
My conscience first received a tenderness, King Henry VIII: II, iv
Madness; which was, to forswear the full stream of As You Like It: III, ii
Made, a poor unworthy brother of yours, with idleness. As You Like It: I, i
Love is merely a madness, and, I tell you, deserves As You Like It: III, ii
Likeness, he must appear naked and blind. can you King Henry V: V, ii
Learning, gentleness, virtue, youth, liberality, Toilus and Cressida: I, ii
It warms the very sickness in my heart, Hamlet: IV, vii
It is too full o’ the milk of human kindness Macbeth: I, v
It is thy business that I go about; King Lear: IV, iv
It is silliness to live when to live is torment; and Othello: I, iii
Is wretchedness deprived that benefit, King Lear: IV, vi
Is second childishness and mere oblivion, As You Like It: II, vii
Is like that mirth fate turns to sudden sadness. Toilus and Cressida: I, i
In your dear highness’ love. King Lear: I, i
In which I have commended to his goodness King Henry VIII: IV, ii
In them a wilder nature than the business King Henry VIII: V, i
In the unpartial judging of this business. King Henry VIII: II, ii
In my voluptuousness: your wives, your daughters, Macbeth: IV, iii
In likeness of a new untrimmed bride. King John: III, i
In her consists my happiness and thine; King Richard III: IV, iv
In doing it, pays itself. your highness’ part Macbeth: I, iv
In all your business and necessities. As You Like It: II, iii
In all humility unto his highness: King Henry VIII: IV, ii
Importing health and graveness. two months since, Hamlet: IV, vii
Implored your highness’ pardon and set forth Macbeth: I, iv
Impatience: the gods reward your kindness! King Lear: III, vi
If thy unworthiness raised love in me, Sonnets: CL
If the business be of any difficulty, and this All’s Well that Ends Well: IV, iii
If she be fair and wise, fairness and wit, Othello: II, i
If not, my senses, better pleased with madness, The Winter’s Tale: IV, iv
If fortune serve me, i’ll requite this kindness. King Henry VI, part III: IV, vii
I would forgive him, for if he love me to madness, i Merchant of Venice: I, ii
I will encounter darkness as a bride, Measure for Measure: III, i
I understand the business, I hear it: to have an The Winter’s Tale: IV, iv
I shall sooner rail thee into wit and holiness: but, Toilus and Cressida: II, i
I prithee, call’t. for this ungentle business The Winter’s Tale: III, iii
I must employ you in some business A Midsummer Night’s Dream: I, i
I like you, lads; about your business straight; King Richard III: I, iii
I found that kindness in a father: Pericles, Prince of Tyre: I, i
I did commend your highness’ letters to them, King Lear: II, iv
I dare meet surrey in a wilderness, King Richard II: IV, i
I cannot, lord; I have important business, Toilus and Cressida: V, i
How holily he works in all his business! King Henry VIII: II, ii
How canst thou part sadness and melancholy, my Love’s Labour’s Lost: I, ii
His true likeness. King Henry V: V, ii
Here in hideous darkness. Twelfth Night: IV, ii
Health shall live free and sickness freely die. All’s Well that Ends Well: II, i
He was most princely: ever witness for him King Henry VIII: IV, ii
He shall in strangeness stand no further off Othello: III, iii
He makes important: possess’d he is with greatness, Toilus and Cressida: II, iii
He has betray’d your business, and given up, Coriolanus: V, vi
He doth fill fields with harness in the realm, King Henry IV, part I: III, ii
He did me kindness, sir, drew on my side; Twelfth Night: V, i
He did incline to sadness, and oft-times Cymbeline: I, vi
He brought a grecian queen, whose youth and freshness Toilus and Cressida: II, ii
He’s mad that trusts in the tameness of a wolf, a King Lear: III, vi
Happiness courts thee in her best array; Romeo and Juliet: III, iii
Great happiness! Macbeth: I, ii
Grave witnesses of true experience, Titus Andronicus: V, iii
Good lord, what madness rules in brainsick men, King Henry VI, part I: IV, i
Gives light in darkness, comfort in despair! King Henry VI, part II: II, i
For, in my sense, ’tis happiness to die. Othello: V, ii
For the great swing and rudeness of his poise, Toilus and Cressida: I, iii
For that’s my business to you–that you three The Tempest: III, iii
For such kindness must relieve me, Pericles, Prince of Tyre: V, ii
For such a business; therefore am I found All’s Well that Ends Well: II, v
For if you were by my unkindness shaken Sonnets: CXX
Fell into a sadness, then into a fast, Hamlet: II, ii
Fare thee well. remain thou still in darkness: Twelfth Night: IV, ii
Fairness which strikes the eye– Cymbeline: V, v
Even to madness. ’tis here, but yet confused: Othello: II, i
Ere he by sickness had been visited: King Henry IV, part I: IV, i
Do hiss me into madness. The Tempest: II, ii
Disguise, I see, thou art a wickedness, Twelfth Night: II, ii
Delight in them sets off: some kinds of baseness The Tempest: III, i
Creep in our ears: soft stillness and the night Merchant of Venice: V, i
Conceives by idleness and nothing teems King Henry V: V, ii
Compare dead happiness with living woe; King Richard III: IV, iv
By heaven, thy madness shall be paid by weight, Hamlet: IV, v
But with as humble lowliness of mind King Henry VI, part I: V, v
But thou with mildness entertain’st thy wooers, The Taming of the Shrew: II, i
But they think we are too dear: the leanness that Coriolanus: I, i
But she tells to your highness simple truth! The Comedy of Errors: V, i
But faithfulness and courage. Pericles, Prince of Tyre: I, i
But darkness and the gloomy shade of death King Henry VI, part I: V, iv
But all his mind is bent to holiness, King Henry VI, part II: I, iii
Business, my lord! I think most understand The Winter’s Tale: I, ii
Brothers, you mix your sadness with some fear: King Henry IV, part II: V, ii
Breaks out to savage madness. look he stirs: Othello: IV, i
Beget your happiness, be happy then, King Richard III: IV, iii
At least we’ll die with harness on our back. Macbeth: V, v
As will to greatness dedicate themselves, Macbeth: IV, iii
As to upbraid you with those kindnesses Twelfth Night: III, iv
As shall become your highness; where you may The Winter’s Tale: IV, iv
As for words, whose greatness answers words, King Henry VI, part II: IV, x
As all think, for this business. King Henry VIII: II, i
Are partners in the business. Cymbeline: I, vi
Are born great, some achieve greatness, and some Twelfth Night: II, v
Answer, and think upon this business. Hamlet: II, ii
Answer his emptiness! caesar, thou hast subdued Antony and Cleopatra: III, xiii
And, to enlighten thee, gave eyes to blindness, Sonnets: CLII
And, like a man to double business bound, Hamlet: III, iii
And you can witness with me this is true. King Richard II: IV, i
And with presented nakedness out-face King Lear: II, iii
And watch our vantage in this business: The Taming of the Shrew: III, ii
And therefore sit you down in gentleness As You Like It: II, vii
And there is in this business more than nature The Tempest: V, i
And then your highness shall command a peace. King Henry VI, part I: IV, i
And then i’ll bring thee to the present business The Tempest: I, ii
And the business you have broached here cannot be Antony and Cleopatra: I, ii
And that unaptness made your minister, Timon of Athens: II, ii
And such a want-wit sadness makes of me, Merchant of Venice: I, i
And since this business so fair is done, King Henry IV, part I: V, v
And makes as healthful music: it is not madness Hamlet: III, iv
And maidens call it love-in-idleness. A Midsummer Night’s Dream: II, i
And in defence of my lord’s worthiness, King Henry VI, part I: IV, i
And if not that, I bring you witnesses, King John: II, i
And his unkindness may defeat my life, Othello: IV, ii
And here have I the daintiness of ear King Richard II: V, v
And happiness takes his leave. Much Ado About Nothing: I, i
And do such bitter business as the day Hamlet: III, ii
And do submit me to your highness’ mercy. King Henry V: II, ii
And all unlook’d for from your highness’ mouth: King Richard II: I, iii
And all the madness is, he cheers them up too. Timon of Athens: I, ii
All humbleness, all patience and impatience, As You Like It: V, ii
All days of glory, joy and happiness. King John: III, iv
Accords not with the sadness of my suit: King Henry VI, part III: III, ii
Absolute madness could so far have raved Cymbeline: IV, ii
A woman’s fitness comes by fits. therein I must Cymbeline: IV, i
A wilderness is populous enough, King Henry VI, part II: III, ii
A very tainted fellow, and full of wickedness. All’s Well that Ends Well: III, ii
A very serious business calls on him. All’s Well that Ends Well: II, iv
A second night of such sweet shortness which Cymbeline: II, iv
A royal nobleness: I must embrace thee: King Lear: V, iii
A most outrageous fit of madness took him; The Comedy of Errors: V, i
A most inherent baseness. Coriolanus: III, ii
A little witness my obedience: look! Cymbeline: III, iv
A dire induction am I witness to, King Richard III: IV, iv
A better witness back than words, which we, Coriolanus: V, iii
’tis very like: he hath the failing sickness. Julius Caesar: I, ii
’tis hoped his sickness is discharged. The Winter’s Tale: II, iii
’tis certain, greatness, once fall’n out with fortune, Toilus and Cressida: III, iii
‘and some have greatness thrust upon them.’ Twelfth Night: III, iv
So please your highness, King Henry VIII: II, iv
Your ships already are in readiness. King Henry VI, part I: III, i
Your honour and your goodness teach me to’t, Pericles, Prince of Tyre: III, iii
Your honour and your goodness is so evident The Winter’s Tale: II, ii
Your highness with herself. All’s Well that Ends Well: V, iii
Your highness with an heir! King Henry VIII: V, i
Your highness shall repose you at the tower: King Richard III: III, i
Your highness shall do well to grant her suit; King Henry VI, part III: III, ii
Your highness to assign our trial day. King Richard II: I, i
Your highness told me I should post before. King Richard III: IV, iv
Your highness should deliver up your crown. King John: IV, ii
Your highness said even now, I made you a duke: Measure for Measure: V, i
Your highness pleased to forget my place, King Henry IV, part II: V, ii
Your highness knows. their nurse, euriphile, Cymbeline: V, v
Your highness knows, comes to no further use King Henry IV, part II: IV, iv
Your highness Cymbeline: I, v
Your highness came to england, so will i King Henry VI, part II: I, iii
Your highness bade me ask for it to-day. King Henry V: II, ii
Your highness aims at, if I aim aright. King Henry VI, part III: III, ii
Your father’s sickness is a maim to us. King Henry IV, part I: IV, i
Your worth, your greatness and nobility. King John: IV, iii
Your tale, sir, would cure deafness. The Tempest: I, ii
Your sovereign greatness and authority. King John: V, i
Your plainness and your shortness please me well. The Taming of the Shrew: IV, iv
Your over-kindness doth wring tears from me! Much Ado About Nothing: V, i
Your needful counsel to our business, King Lear: II, i
Your mightiness on both parts best can witness. King Henry V: V, ii
Your kindness better. The Winter’s Tale: V, i
Your highness, lately sending into france, King Henry V: I, ii
Your hidden worthiness into your eye, Julius Caesar: I, ii
Your followers I will whisper to the business, The Winter’s Tale: I, ii
You, as your business and desire shall point you; Hamlet: I, v
You writ to the pope against the king: your goodness, King Henry VIII: III, ii
You know the goodness I intend upon you: King Lear: V, i
You do mistake your business; my brother never Antony and Cleopatra: II, ii
You are so noble. to your highness’ hand King Henry VIII: II, ii
You are like to do such business. Coriolanus: III, i
You taking airs, with lameness! King Lear: II, iv
You smell this business with a sense as cold The Winter’s Tale: II, i
York doth present himself unto your highness. King Henry VI, part II: V, i
Yet, that the world may witness that my end The Comedy of Errors: I, i
Yet hath a woman’s kindness over-ruled: King Henry VI, part I: II, ii
Yet witness what you hear we did intend: King Richard III: III, v
Yet shall you have all kindness at my hand King Henry VI, part III: III, iii
Yet ’tis not madness. where’s antonio, then? Twelfth Night: IV, iii
Yes, that goodness King Henry VIII: III, ii
Wringing her hands, whose whiteness so became them The Two Gentlemen of Verona: III, i
Would of that seed grow to a greater falseness; King Henry IV, part II: III, i
Would in so just a business shut his bosom All’s Well that Ends Well: III, i
Worthy his goodness. what might I have been, The Winter’s Tale: V, i
Witness, you ever-burning lights above, Othello: III, iii
Witness, how dear I hold this confirmation. King Henry VIII: V, iii
Witness this army of such mass and charge Hamlet: IV, iv
Witness the world, that I create thee here King Lear: V, iii
Witness the sorrow that their sister makes. Titus Andronicus: III, i
Witness the process of your speech, wherein Toilus and Cressida: IV, i
Witness the loving kiss I give the fruit. King Henry VI, part III: V, vii
Witness the hole you made in caesar’s heart, Julius Caesar: V, i
Witness the fortune he hath had in france. King Henry VI, part II: III, i
Witness my tears, I cannot stay to speak. King Henry VI, part II: II, iv
Witness my son, now in the shade of death; King Richard III: I, iii
Witness these trenches made by grief and care, Titus Andronicus: V, ii
Witness that here I ago doth give up Othello: III, iii
Witness our too much memorable shame King Henry V: II, iv
Witness of this: therefore I beseech your majesty, King Henry VI, part II: I, iii
Witness good bringing up, fortune and truth: The Two Gentlemen of Verona: IV, iv
Witness all sorrow, that I know thee well Titus Andronicus: V, ii
Witness against us to damnation! King John: IV, ii
With such holiness can you do it? King Henry VI, part II: II, i
With his unkindness? say’t be so? Coriolanus: V, i
With fiery quickness: therefore prepare thyself; Hamlet: IV, iii
With truth and plainness I do wear mine bare. Toilus and Cressida: IV, iv
With meekness and humility; but your heart King Henry VIII: II, iv
With idleness, or manured with industry, why, the Othello: I, iii
With envy of each other’s happiness, King Henry V: V, ii
With dull unwilligness to repay a debt King Richard III: II, ii
With bated breath and whispering humbleness, say this; Merchant of Venice: I, iii
With base? with baseness? bastardy? base, base? King Lear: I, ii
With aptness of the season; make denials Cymbeline: II, iii
With anger, with sickness, or with hunger, my lord, Much Ado About Nothing: I, i
With ample and brim fulness of his force, King Henry V: I, ii
Wish me partaker in thy happiness The Two Gentlemen of Verona: I, i
Will raise your highness such a mighty sum King Henry V: I, ii
Will make what’s homely savoury: weariness Cymbeline: III, vi
Will make my boldness manners. now, good angels King Henry VIII: V, i
Will I apply that treats of happiness The Taming of the Shrew: I, i
Will give her sadness very little cure. King John: II, i
Will’t please your highness walk? King Lear: IV, vii
Will thither straight, for willingness rids way; King Henry VI, part III: V, iii
Will change to virtue and to worthiness. Julius Caesar: I, iii
Why, that were covetousness. As You Like It: III, v
Why, my negation hath no taste of madness. Toilus and Cressida: V, ii
Why, all this business King Henry VIII: I, i
Why doth your highness look so pale and wan? Titus Andronicus: II, iii
Why appear you with this ridiculous boldness before my lady? Twelfth Night: III, iv
Whose star-like nobleness gave life and influence Timon of Athens: V, i
Whose fulness of perfection lies in him. King John: II, i
Whom stripes may move, not kindness! I have used thee, The Tempest: I, ii
Whom sometime I have laugh’d with: let your highness All’s Well that Ends Well: V, iii
Whom once more I present unto your highness. King Henry VIII: II, ii
Who, having been praised for bluntness, doth affect King Lear: II, ii
Who may I rather challenge for unkindness Macbeth: III, iv
Who is’t that goes with me? beseech your highness, The Winter’s Tale: II, i
Who have been false to fulvia? riotous madness, Antony and Cleopatra: I, iii
Who does it, then? his madness: if’t be so, Hamlet: V, ii
Who cannot condemn rashness in cold blood? Timon of Athens: III, v
Who am myself attach’d with weariness, The Tempest: III, iii
Who loved her so, that, speaking of her foulness, Much Ado About Nothing: IV, i
Who leaves unsway’d the likeness of a man, Sonnets: CXLI
Who grieves much for your weakness, and by me King Henry VIII: IV, ii
Who deserves greatness Coriolanus: I, i
Whilst, in the mildness of your sleepy thoughts, King Richard III: III, vii
Whilst that my wretchedness doth bait myself, King Richard II: IV, i
Whilst your great goodness, out of holy pity, King Henry VIII: III, ii
While pride is fasting in his wantonness! Toilus and Cressida: III, iii
Which, rank of goodness, would by ill be cured: Sonnets: CXVIII
Which was to my belief witness’d the rather, Macbeth: IV, iii
Which time shall bring to ripeness: she shall be– King Henry VIII: V, v
Which since have steaded much; so, of his gentleness, The Tempest: I, ii
Which oft the ear of greatness needs must hear, King Henry IV, part I: III, ii
Which I with some unwillingness pronounce: King Richard II: I, iii
Which I must act: briefness and fortune, work! King Lear: II, i
Which I beseech your highness to forgive, King Henry V: II, ii
Which he thinks is a patent for his sauciness; and, All’s Well that Ends Well: IV, v
Which simpleness and merit purchaseth. Much Ado About Nothing: III, i

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