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Synonyms for afeard

Synonyms for afeard

a pronunciation of afraid


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The organisers have also commissioned the biggest ringing bell in Europe which will hang at one end of the stadium and bear an inscription from Shakespeare's The Tempest: "Be not afeard, the isle is full of noises".
90) Harvard addition: 'I ain't afeard er no man dat walks dis yearth
This reading was consistent with Christy's sweet, saucy Perdita, and I agreed that the character is "not much afeard," as she herself says (4.
Be not afeard," Caliban assures Stephano and Trinculo in The Tempest, "the isle is full of noises, /Sounds and sweet airs that give delight and hurt not.
16) Safely externalized into the pathological Brown, anxieties are also visible in the tale's opening lines, in the carefully mixed depiction of Faith on the "threshold," telling her husband, "A lone woman is troubled with such dreams and such thoughts, that she's afeard of herself, sometimes" (133).
Ye need not be afeard o' him," she squawks in horrid amusement, noting my alarm.
And whan through the gastfulnes of this pyteous spectacle, I waxed afeard, and turned awaye my face, me thought there came a shrekyng voyce out of the weasande pipe of the headles bodye, saying as foloweth.
He goes on with an account of how the people, despairing of fair treatment by the Senate, peaceably left the city and camped on the sacer mons by the Tiber (this secession is simply omitted by Shakespeare) -- whereupon the Senate `being afeard of their departure, did send unto them certain of the pleasantest old men, and the most acceptable to the people among them.
Now in the darke was all the coile some were be bloodded in the broile And some were steept in sallet oile and mustard That sight would make a man afeard to see one haue a butterd beard An other all his face besmeard with Custard(3)
It differs acutely from Elyot's earlier rehearsal of the example in describing Lysippus's bronze of the fight with the lion, in which Alexander is supposed to have been portrayed "fighting and struggling with a terrible lion of incomprehensible magnitude and fierceness" (G, 25), while his attendant lords surround him in a hierarchy of dutiful valor: "Among whom the prowess of Alexander appeared, excelling all others; the residue of his lords after the value and estimation of their courage, every man set out in such forwardness, as they then seemed more prompt to the helping of their master, that is to say, one less afeard than the other" (G, 25).
This dark voice contrasts with the melodious, fertile voice of Caliban heard in his speech beginning "I prithee, let me bring thee where crabs grow," as well as with his haunting poetic voice beginning "Be not afeard.
I am afeard there are few die well that die in a battle; for how can they charitably dispose of any thing, when blood is their argument?
I am afeard," Williams says, "there are few die well that die in a battle; for how can they charitably dispose of anything, when blood is their argument?
But near him thy angel Becomes afeard, as being o'erpowered.
Be not afeard, the isle is full of noises, Sounds, and sweet airs, that give delight and hurt not.