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[sim-buh-leen] /ˈsɪm bəˌlin/
a romantic drama (1610?) by Shakespeare. Unabridged
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  • Shakespeare at the age of forty-six is lured by the restless joy of creation into writing "Cymbeline," which is a poor play.

    The Critical Game John Albert Macy
  • Holinshed's Chronicles tell of Cymbeline and the Roman invasion.

    William Shakespeare John Masefield
  • Cymbeline's army now advanced to meet the enemy, and when they entered this forest, Polydore and Cadwal joined the king's army.

    Tales from Shakespeare Charles Lamb and Mary Lamb
  • The tragedies begin with ‘Troilus and Cressida’ and end with ‘Cymbeline.’

  • "Cymbeline" is founded on Holinshed, and probably may be dated 1610.

    William Shakespeare Samuel Levy Bensusan
  • At Covent Garden “Cymbeline” was produced, with songs by him.

    Dr. Arne and Rule, Britannia William Hayman Cummings
  • Peace of the druid priests of Cymbeline: hierophantic: from wide earth an altar.

    Ulysses James Joyce
  • This had been the stronghold of Cunobelinus, the Cymbeline of Shakespeare.

  • In "Cymbeline," Shakespeare's mask Posthumus dwells on the same idea.

    The Man Shakespeare Frank Harris
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Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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