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  • Contraction of thou shalt.
  • Contraction of thou wilt.


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  • Stain thy face, as I said, and grow thy beard, and thou'lt be the properest Sirkar's bargain in India!


  • "Aye, and when thy beard has grown, thou'lt be a rare Peshawar ruiner - so ye swagger enough, and curl thy hair round thy finger, and spit from the back of thy throat -"


  • Mayhap thou'lt say, "Why pass the land of Pelops o'er, and lay this toil on Athens?"

    The Suppliants

  • And she, hearing her captors 'words took her robe and tore it open from the shoulder to the waist, displaying a breast and bosom fair as a statue's; then sinking on her knee, one word she spake more piteous than all the rest, "Young prince, if 'tis my breast thou'dst strike, lo! here it is, strike home! or if at my neck thy sword thou'lt aim, behold! that neck is bared."


  • A sudden change, thou'lt say, from my fell proposals!

    Iphigenia at Aulis

  • There's gold, if this thou'lt claim as thy guerdon.


  • A long and subtle speech thou'lt need to prove to me thou didst not slay thy friends because thou didst covet the horses, and to gain them didst murder thine own allies, after bidding them come so straitly.


  • But thou'lt be mourning thus to pine unask'd alway.

    Poems and Fragments

  • They'll have me whipped for speaking true; thou'lt have me whipped for lying; and sometimes I am whipped for holding my peace.

    Philocrites: Bush and Colbert, Lear and the Fool.

  • Thou - "he pointed at Andrew" - thou'lt confront the man.

    The Gates Of Sleep


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