charge (n.)
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.104.2[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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