befall (v.), past forms befallen, befell 1
happen, occur, take place, turn out
2H4 I.i.177 [Morton to Northumberland] What hath then befallen
2H6 III.ii.402 [Suffolk to Queen] let me stay, befall what may befall!
2H6 V.iii.33 [Warwick to all] more such days as these to us befall!
3H6 II.i.106 [Warwick to all] I come to tell you things sith then befallen
Ham IV.iii.11 [Claudius to all] What hath befallen?
JC V.i.96 [Cassius to Brutus] Let's reason with the worst that may befall
LLL V.ii.859 [Berowne to Rosaline] befall what will befall, / I'll jest a twelvemonth in an hospital
MM III.i.220 [disguised Duke to Isabella, of Mariana's tragedy] mark how heavily this befell to the poor gentlewoman
MND III.ii.121 [Puck to Oberon] those things do best please me / That befall preposterously
MND V.i.153 [Snout to all] In this same interlude it doth befall / That I--one Snout by name--present a wall
Oth II.iii.292 [Iago to Cassio, of Cassio's behaviour] I could heartily wish this had not so befallen
Oth V.ii.304 [Lodovico to Othello] you shall understand what hath befallen
Tit V.i.57 [Aaron to Lucius, of saving his child] If thou wilt not, befall what may befall, / I'll speak no more but ‘Vengeance rot you all!’
Tit V.iii.3 [A Goth to Lucius, of their minds agreeing with his decision] And ours with thine, befall what fortune will
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