charge (n.) 7
expense, cost, outlay
1H4 III.i.108 [Worcester to all, of the river] a little charge will trench him here
1H4 III.i.111 [Hotspur to all, of changing the river's course] a little charge will do it
1H6 V.v.92 [King to Suffolk] For your expenses and sufficient charge
2H6 I.i.60 [Cardinal reading to all, of the Queen] she sent over of the King of England's own proper cost and charges
AC III.vii.16 [Cleopatra to Enobarbus] A charge we bear i'th' war
CE V.i.18 [Angelo to Antipholus of Syracuse] Beside the charge, the shame, imprisonment [also: inconvenience, burden]
Cor V.vi.68 [First Lord to Aufidius, of Coriolanus] answering us / With our own charge [unclear reading: or 'authority']
H8 I.i.77 [Buckingham to Abergavenny, of Wolsey and the gentry] To whom as great a charge as little honour / He means to lay upon
Ham IV.iv.47 [Hamlet alone] this army of such mass and charge
JC IV.i.9 [Antony to Lepidus] we shall determine / How to cut off some charge in legacies
KJ V.ii.100 [Lewis the Dauphin to Cardinal Pandulph, of the cost of the conflict] Is't not I / That undergo this charge?
KL I.i.8 [Gloucester to Kent, of Edmund] His breeding ... hath been at my charge
KL II.iv.234 [Regan to Lear, of his knights] both charge and danger / Speak 'gainst so great a number
MA I.i.96 [Don Pedro to Leonato] You embrace your charge too willingly [also: responsibility]
MV IV.i.254 [Portia as Balthasar to Shylock, of Antonio] Have by some surgeon, Shylock, on your charge ... lest he do bleed to death
R2 II.i.159 [King Richard to York, of the Irish wars] these great affairs do ask some charge
R3 I.ii.255 [Richard alone] I'll be at charges for a looking-glass
Sonn 146.8 [as if to the soul] Shall worms, inheritors of this excess, / Eat up thy charge?
TC IV.i.58 [Diomedes to Paris, of the effects of abducting Helen] With such a hell of pain and world of charge
Tit IV.iii.104 [Titus to Clown] here's money for thy charges
TS I.ii.213 [Hortensio to Gremio, of Petruchio] I promised we would ... bear his charge of wooing
WT I.ii.26 [Polixenes to Leontes] my stay / To you a charge and trouble
WT IV.iv.256 [Autolycus to Clown] I have about me many parcels of charge [i.e. items of value]

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