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All's Well That Ends WellAW I.iii.68Was this fair face the cause, quoth she,Was this faire face the cause, quoth she,
All's Well That Ends WellAW II.i.111With that malignant cause wherein the honourWith that malignant cause, wherein the honour
All's Well That Ends WellAW III.ii.115And though I kill him not, I am the causeAnd though I kill him not, I am the cause
Antony and CleopatraAC I.ii.140between them and a great cause they should be esteemedbetweene them and a great cause, they should be esteemed
Antony and CleopatraAC I.ii.179The cause of our expedience to the QueenThe cause of our Expedience to the Queene,
Antony and CleopatraAC II.i.46For they have entertained cause enoughFor they haue entertained cause enough
Antony and CleopatraAC II.ii.55Having alike your cause? Of this, my lettersHauing alike your cause. Of this, my Letters
Antony and CleopatraAC II.ii.63Your partner in the cause 'gainst which he fought,Your Partner in the cause 'gainst which he fought,
Antony and CleopatraAC II.ii.180We have cause to be glad that matters are soWe haue cause to be glad, that matters are so
Antony and CleopatraAC II.v.84.1Have given myself the cause.Haue giuen my selfe the cause.
Antony and CleopatraAC III.ii.35Though you be therein curious, the least causeThough you be therein curious, the lest cause
Antony and CleopatraAC III.vi.41You have not called me so, nor have you cause.You haue not call'd me so, nor haue you cause.
Antony and CleopatraAC III.xi.68.1Obey it on all cause.Obey it on all cause.
Antony and CleopatraAC III.xiii.128The horned herd! For I have savage cause,The horned Heard, for I haue sauage cause,
Antony and CleopatraAC IV.v.15Say that I wish he never find more causeSay, that I wish he neuer finde more cause
Antony and CleopatraAC IV.viii.6Not as you served the cause, but as't had beenNot as you seru'd the Cause, but as't had beene
Antony and CleopatraAC IV.xv.5Proportioned to our cause, must be as greatProportion'd to our cause, must be as great
Antony and CleopatraAC V.ii.64.1Find cause in Caesar.Finde cause in Casar.
Antony and CleopatraAC V.ii.121I cannot project mine own cause so wellI cannot proiect mine owne cause so well
As You Like ItAYL I.iii.91.1I have more cause.I haue more cause.
As You Like ItAYL III.ii.26pasture makes fat sheep; and that a great cause of thepasture makes fat sheepe: and that a great cause of the
As You Like ItAYL III.iv.4But have I not cause to weep?But haue I not cause to weepe?
As You Like ItAYL III.iv.5As good cause as one would desire; therefore weep.As good cause as one would desire, / Therefore weepe.
As You Like ItAYL III.v.128I have more cause to hate him than to love him,Haue more cause to hate him then to loue him,
As You Like ItAYL IV.i.88love-cause. Troilus had his brains dashed out with aloue cause: Troilous had his braines dash'd out with a
As You Like ItAYL V.iv.49upon the seventh cause.vpon the seuenth cause.
As You Like ItAYL V.iv.50How seventh cause? – Good my lord, like thisHow seuenth cause? Good my Lord, like this
As You Like ItAYL V.iv.64But for the seventh cause. How did you find theBut for the seuenth cause. How did you finde the
As You Like ItAYL V.iv.65quarrel on the seventh cause?quarrell on the seuenth cause?
The Comedy of ErrorsCE I.i.29Well, Syracusian, say in brief the causeWell Siracusian; say in briefe the cause
The Comedy of ErrorsCE I.i.31And for what cause thou camest to Ephesus.And for what cause thou cam'st to Ephesus.
The Comedy of ErrorsCE II.i.33They can be meek that have no other cause.They can be meeke, that haue no other cause: 
The Comedy of ErrorsCE III.i.91Plead on her part some cause to you unknown.Plead on your part some cause to you vnknowne; 
The Comedy of ErrorsCE V.i.123Upon what cause?Vpon what cause? 
CoriolanusCor I.vi.83As cause will be obeyed. Please you to march;(As cause will be obey'd:) please you to March,
CoriolanusCor II.i.66cause between an orange-wife and a faucet-seller, andcause betweene an Orendge wife, and a Forfet-seller, and
CoriolanusCor II.i.74cause is calling both the parties knaves. You are a pair ofCause, is calling both the parties Knaues. You are a payre of
CoriolanusCor II.i.139worships! Martius is coming home. He has more cause Worships? Martius is comming home: hee ha's more cause
CoriolanusCor II.i.221With the least cause these his new honours, whichWith the least cause, these his new Honors, / Which
CoriolanusCor II.iii.61You know the cause, sir, of my standing here.You know the cause (Sir) of my standing heere.
CoriolanusCor II.iii.193As cause had called you up, have held him to;As cause had call'd you vp, haue held him to;
CoriolanusCor III.i.19I wish I had a cause to seek him there,I wish I had a cause to seeke him there,
CoriolanusCor III.i.129All cause unborn, could never be the nativeAll cause vnborne, could neuer be the Natiue
CoriolanusCor III.i.143Where one part does disdain with cause, the otherWhereon part do's disdaine with cause, the other
CoriolanusCor III.i.234.1Leave us to cure this cause.Leaue vs to cure this Cause.
CoriolanusCor III.iii.18.1And power i'th' truth o'th' cause.And power i'th Truth a'th Cause.
CoriolanusCor IV.i.41A cause for thy repeal, we shall not sendA cause for thy Repeale, we shall not send
CoriolanusCor IV.ii.49And, by my troth, you have cause. You'll sup with me?And by my troth you haue cause: you'l Sup with me.
CoriolanusCor IV.iii.46cause to be glad of yours.cause to be glad of yours.
CoriolanusCor V.ii.96What cause do you think I have toWhat cause do you thinke I haue to
CoriolanusCor V.iii.200Stand to me in this cause. O mother! Wife!Stand to me in this cause. Oh Mother! Wife!
CoriolanusCor V.iv.59Sir, we have all great cause to give great thanks.Sir, we haue all great cause to giue great thanks.
CymbelineCym I.ii.24O lady, weep no more, lest I give causeO Lady, weepe no more, least I giue cause
CymbelineCym I.vii.118O dearest soul: your cause doth strike my heartO deerest Soule: your Cause doth strike my hart
CymbelineCym III.iv.73Thou mayst be valiant in a better cause;Thou mayst be valiant in a better cause;
CymbelineCym III.v.19.1That we have given him cause.That we haue giuen him cause.
CymbelineCym III.v.112cause to use thee with a serious industry, that is,cause to vse thee with a serious industry, that is,
CymbelineCym IV.ii.112Is oft the cause of fear. But, see, thy brother.Is oft the cause of Feare. / But see thy Brother.
CymbelineCym V.iv.71That striking in our country's causeThat striking in our Countries cause,
HamletHam II.ii.49The very cause of Hamlet's lunacy.The very cause of Hamlets Lunacie.
HamletHam II.ii.101That we find out the cause of this effect – That we finde out the cause of this effect,
HamletHam II.ii.102Or rather say, the cause of this defect,Or rather say, the cause of this defect;
HamletHam II.ii.103For this effect defective comes by cause.For this effect defectiue, comes by cause,
HamletHam II.ii.565Like John-a-dreams, unpregnant of my cause,Like Iohn a-dreames, vnpregnant of my cause,
HamletHam III.i.6But from what cause 'a will by no means speak.But from what cause he will by no meanes speake.
HamletHam III.i.39That your good beauties be the happy causeThat your good Beauties be the happy cause
HamletHam III.ii.344Good my lord, what is your cause of distemper?Good my Lord, what is your cause of distemper?
HamletHam III.iv.127His form and cause conjoined, preaching to stones,His forme and cause conioyn'd, preaching to stones,
HamletHam IV.iv.28That inward breaks, and shows no cause without
HamletHam IV.iv.45Sith I have cause, and will, and strength, and means
HamletHam IV.iv.63Whereon the numbers cannot try the cause,
HamletHam IV.v.122.2What is the cause, Laertes,What is the cause Laertes,
HamletHam V.ii.77For by the image of my cause I seeFor by the image of my Cause, I see
HamletHam V.ii.333Thou livest. Report me and my cause arightThou liu'st, report me and my causes right
HamletHam V.ii.377Of deaths put on by cunning and forced cause,Of death's put on by cunning, and forc'd cause,
HamletHam V.ii.385Of that I shall have also cause to speak,Of that I shall haue alwayes cause to speake,
Henry IV Part 11H4 I.i.100And for this cause awhile we must neglectAnd for this cause a-while we must neglect
Henry IV Part 11H4 IV.i.68And breed a kind of question in our cause.And breede a kinde of question in our cause:
Henry IV Part 11H4 V.i.80Such water-colours to impaint his cause,Such water-colours, to impaint his cause:
Henry IV Part 11H4 V.i.120And God befriend us as our cause is just!And God befriend vs, as our cause is iust.
Henry IV Part 22H4 I.i.206Derives from heaven his quarrel and his cause;Deriues from heauen, his Quarrell, and his Cause:
Henry IV Part 22H4 I.ii.10myself, but the cause that wit is in other men. I do heremy selfe, but the cause that wit is in other men. I doe heere
Henry IV Part 22H4 I.ii.117 and perturbation of the brain. I have read the cause ofand perturbation of the braine. I haue read the cause of
Henry IV Part 22H4 I.iii.1Thus have you heard our cause and known our means,Thus haue you heard our causes, & kno our Means:
Henry IV Part 22H4 I.iii.26It was young Hotspur's cause at Shrewsbury.It was yong Hotspurres case, at Shrewsbury.
Henry IV Part 22H4 I.iii.37Indeed, the instant action, a cause on foot,Indeed the instant action: a cause on foot,
Henry IV Part 22H4 II.i.109cause the false way. It is not a confident brow, nor thecause, the false way. It is not a confident brow, nor the
Henry IV Part 22H4 IV.i.154Our armour all as strong, our cause the best;Our Armor all as strong, our Cause the best;
Henry IV Part 22H4 IV.i.169All members of our cause, both here and hence,All members of our Cause, both here, and hence,
Henry IV Part 22H4 IV.i.188That every slight and false-derived cause,That euery slight, and false-deriued Cause,
Henry IV Part 22H4 V.ii.66Your majesty hath no just cause to hate me.Your Maiesty hath no iust cause to hate mee.
Henry IV Part 22H4 V.ii.144No prince nor peer shall have just cause to say,No Prince, nor Peere, shall haue iust cause to say,
Henry VH5 I.i.45Turn him to any cause of policy,Turne him to any Cause of Pollicy,
Henry VH5 I.ii.125They know your grace hath cause and means and might – They know your Grace hath cause, and means, and might;
Henry VH5 I.ii.289That shall have cause to curse the Dauphin's scorn.That shal haue cause to curse the Dolphins scorne.
Henry VH5 I.ii.294My rightful hand in a well-hallowed cause.My rightfull hand in a wel-hallow'd cause.
Henry VH5 II.ii.32We therefore have great cause of thankfulness,We therefore haue great cause of thankfulnes,
Henry VH5 II.ii.107Working so grossly in a natural causeWorking so grossely in an naturall cause,
Henry VH5 III.iii.19What is't to me, when you yourselves are cause,What is't to me, when you your selues are cause,
Henry VH5 IV.i.86I think it be; but we have no great cause to desireI thinke it be: but wee haue no great cause to desire
Henry VH5 IV.i.123contented as in the King's company, his cause beingcontented, as in the Kings company; his Cause being
Henry VH5 IV.i.128cause be wrong, our obedience to the King wipes theCause be wrong, our obedience to the King wipes the
Henry VH5 IV.i.130But if the cause be not good, the King himselfBut if the Cause be not good, the King himselfe
Henry VH5 IV.i.155his cause never so spotless, if it come to the arbitrementhis Cause neuer so spotlesse, if it come to the arbitrement
Henry VH5 V.chorus.34To welcome him! Much more, and much more cause,To welcome him? much more, and much more cause,
Henry VI Part 11H6 I.i.67These news would cause him once more yield the ghost.These news would cause him once more yeeld the Ghost.
Henry VI Part 11H6 II.iii.29To know the cause of your abrupt departure.To know the cause of your abrupt departure?
Henry VI Part 11H6 II.iii.34And for that cause I trained thee to my house.And for that cause I trayn'd thee to my House.
Henry VI Part 11H6 II.v.53And for alliance' sake, declare the causeAnd for Alliance sake, declare the cause
Henry VI Part 11H6 II.v.55That cause, fair nephew, that imprisoned meThat cause (faire Nephew) that imprison'd me,
Henry VI Part 11H6 II.v.59Discover more at large what cause that was,Discouer more at large what cause that was,
Henry VI Part 11H6 IV.i.55What's here? (He reads) I have, upon especial cause,What's heere? I haue vpon especiall cause,
Henry VI Part 11H6 IV.i.112When for so slight and frivolous a causeWhen for so slight and friuolous a cause,
Henry VI Part 11H6 IV.i.136Quite to forget this quarrel and the cause.Quite to forget this Quarrell, and the cause.
Henry VI Part 11H6 IV.iii.44But curse the cause I cannot aid the man.But curse the cause I cannot ayde the man.
Henry VI Part 11H6 V.iii.106Sweet madam, give me hearing in a causeSweet Madam, giue me hearing in a cause.
Henry VI Part 22H6 I.i.205And so says York – (aside) for he hath greatest cause.And so sayes Yorke, / For he hath greatest cause.
Henry VI Part 22H6 I.ii.86With thy confederates in this weighty cause.With thy Confederates in this weightie cause.
Henry VI Part 22H6 I.iii.63Madam, be patient. As I was causeMadame be patient: as I was cause
Henry VI Part 22H6 I.iv.47Injurious duke, that threatest where's no cause.Iniurious Duke, that threatest where's no cause.
Henry VI Part 22H6 II.i.199And poise the cause in Justice' equal scales,And poyse the Cause in Iustice equall Scales,
Henry VI Part 22H6 II.i.200Whose beam stands sure, whose rightful cause prevails.Whose Beame stands sure, whose rightful cause preuailes.
Henry VI Part 22H6 III.i.289What counsel give you in this weighty cause?What counsaile giue you in this weightie cause?
Henry VI Part 22H6 IV.i.120Thou shalt have cause to fear before I leave thee.Thou shalt haue cause to feare before I leaue thee.
Henry VI Part 22H6 IV.vii.42for that cause they have been most worthy to live.for that cause they haue beene most worthy to liue.
Henry VI Part 22H6 V.i.35The cause why I have brought this army hitherThe cause why I haue brought this Armie hither,
Henry VI Part 33H6 I.iii.45Then let me die, for now thou hast no cause.Then let me dye, for now thou hast no cause.
Henry VI Part 33H6 I.iii.46No cause?No cause? thy Father slew my Father: therefore dye.
Henry VI Part 33H6 II.i.132I cheered them up with justice of our cause,I cheer'd them vp with iustice of our Cause,
Henry VI Part 33H6 III.iii.13From such a cause as fills mine eyes with tearsFrom such a cause, as fills mine eyes with teares,
Henry VI Part 33H6 III.iii.30This is the cause that I, poor Margaret,This is the cause that I, poore Margaret,
Henry VI Part 33H6 IV.i.14Suppose they take offence without a cause,Suppose they take offence without a cause:
Henry VI Part 33H6 IV.i.143And Hastings as he favours Edward's cause!And Hastings, as hee fauours Edwards cause.
Henry VIIIH8 II.i.38He never was so womanish. The causeHe neuer was so womanish, the cause
Henry VIIIH8 II.ii.14.2What's the cause?What's the cause?
Henry VIIIH8 II.iv.19In what have I offended you? What causeIn what haue I offended you? What cause
Henry VIIIH8 II.iv.61To plead your cause. It shall be therefore bootlessTo pleade your Cause. It shall be therefore bootlesse,
Henry VIIIH8 II.iv.120To bring my whole cause 'fore his holiness,To bring my whole Cause 'fore his Holinesse,
Henry VIIIH8 III.i.29.1The full cause of our coming.The full cause of our comming.
Henry VIIIH8 III.i.45A strange tongue makes my cause more strange, suspicious;A strange Tongue makes my cause more strange, suspitious:
Henry VIIIH8 III.i.61.1And comforts to your cause.And comforts to our cause.
Henry VIIIH8 III.i.79Let me have time and counsel for my cause.Let me haue time and Councell for my Cause:
Henry VIIIH8 III.i.93Put your main cause into the King's protection;Put your maine cause into the Kings protection,
Henry VIIIH8 III.i.95Both for your honour better and your cause;Both for your Honour better, and your Cause:
Henry VIIIH8 III.i.118Put my sick cause into his hands that hates me?Put my sicke cause into his hands, that hates me?
Henry VIIIH8 III.i.156Upon what cause, wrong you? Alas, our places,Vpon what cause wrong you? Alas, our Places,
Henry VIIIH8 III.ii.58Has left the cause o'th' King unhandled, andHa's left the cause o'th'King vnhandled, and
Henry VIIIH8 III.ii.100Our cause, that she should lie i'th' bosom ofOur cause, that she should lye i'th'bosome of
Henry VIIIH8 III.ii.151As I will lend you cause, my doing well(As I will lend you cause) my doing well,
Henry VIIIH8 III.ii.269His noble jury and foul cause can witness.His Noble Iurie, and foule Cause can witnesse.
Henry VIIIH8 IV.ii.78Cause the musicians play me that sad noteCause the Musitians play me that sad note
Henry VIIIH8 V.iii.3The chief cause concerns his grace of Canterbury.The chiefe cause concernes his Grace of Canterbury.
Henry VIIIH8 V.iii.99By virtue of that ring I take my causeBy vertue of that Ring, I take my cause
Henry VIIIH8 V.iii.121The cause betwixt her and this great offender.The cause betwixt her, and this great offender.
Julius CaesarJC I.iii.62But if you would consider the true causeBut if you would consider the true cause,
Julius CaesarJC II.i.11I know no personal cause to spurn at him,I know no personall cause, to spurne at him,
Julius CaesarJC II.i.123What need we any spur but our own causeWhat neede we any spurre, but our owne cause
Julius CaesarJC II.i.135To think that or our cause or our performanceTo thinke, that or our Cause, or our Performance
Julius CaesarJC II.i.256Make me acquainted with your cause of grief.Make me acquainted with your cause of greefe.
Julius CaesarJC II.ii.69Most mighty Caesar, let me know some cause,Most mighty Casar, let me know some cause,
Julius CaesarJC II.ii.71The cause is in my will: I will not come;The cause is in my Will, I will not come,
Julius CaesarJC III.i.47Know, Caesar doth not wrong, nor without causeKnow, Casar doth not wrong, nor without cause
Julius CaesarJC III.i.181And then we will deliver you the causeAnd then, we will deliuer you the cause,
Julius CaesarJC III.ii.13Romans, countrymen, and lovers, hear me for my cause,Romans, Countrey-men, and Louers, heare mee for my cause,
Julius CaesarJC III.ii.103You all did love him once, not without cause;You all did loue him once, not without cause,
Julius CaesarJC III.ii.104What cause withholds you then to mourn for him?What cause with-holds you then, to mourne for him?
Julius CaesarJC IV.ii.8Hath given me some worthy cause to wishHath giuen me some worthy cause to wish
Julius CaesarJC IV.iii.213Our legions are brimful, our cause is ripe.Our Legions are brim full, our cause is ripe,
Julius CaesarJC V.i.48Come, come, the cause. If arguing make us sweat,Come, come, the cause. If arguing make vs swet,
King Edward IIIE3 II.i.47Having so rich and fair a cause to stay. – Hauing so rich and faire a cause to stay.
King Edward IIIE3 II.i.203Acquaint me with your cause of discontent.Acquant me with theyr cause of discontent.
King Edward IIIE3 III.i.46Who willingly will venture in thy cause.Who willingly will venture in thy cause.
King Edward IIIE3 III.iii.82To paint thy vicious and deformed cause,To painte thy vitious and deformed cause,
King JohnKJ III.i.28That give you cause to prove my saying true.That giue you cause to proue my saying true.
King JohnKJ III.i.96By heaven, lady, you shall have no causeBy heauen Lady, you shall haue no cause
King JohnKJ III.iii.30Good friend, thou hast no cause to say so yet,Good friend, thou hast no cause to say so yet,
King JohnKJ III.iv.12Such temperate order in so fierce a cause,Such temperate order in so fierce a cause,
King JohnKJ III.iv.156But they will pluck away his natural causeBut they will plucke away his naturall cause,
King JohnKJ IV.ii.205Thy hand hath murdered him: I had a mighty causeThy hand hath murdred him: I had a mighty cause
King JohnKJ V.ii.30Upon the spot of this enforced causeVpon the spot of this inforced cause,
King JohnKJ V.vii.91To the seaside, and put his cause and quarrelTo the sea side, and put his cause and quarrell
King LearKL I.iv.299Beweep this cause again, I'll pluck ye outBeweepe this cause againe, Ile plucke ye out,
King LearKL II.iv.187Make it your cause! Send down and take my part!Make it your cause: Send downe, and take my part.
King LearKL II.iv.279.1I have full cause of weeping;I haue full cause of weeping.
King LearKL III.i.39The King hath cause to plain.
King LearKL III.iv.148.1What is the cause of thunder?What is the cause of Thunder?
King LearKL III.vi.76about her heart. Is there any cause in nature that makesabout her heart. Is there any cause in Nature that make
King LearKL IV.iii.51And leave you to attend him. Some dear cause
King LearKL IV.vi.109I pardon that man's life. What was thy cause?I pardon that mans life. What was thy cause?
King LearKL IV.vi.215Though that the Queen on special cause is here,Though that the Queen on special cause is here
King LearKL IV.vii.75.1You have some cause; they have not.You haue some cause, they haue not.
King LearKL IV.vii.75.2No cause, no cause.No cause, no cause.
Love's Labour's LostLLL I.i.103Before the birds have any cause to sing?Before the Birds haue any cause to sing?
Love's Labour's LostLLL I.i.196Well, sir, be it as the style shall give us cause toWell sir, be it as the stile shall giue vs cause to
Love's Labour's LostLLL I.ii.171Spaniard's rapier. The first and second cause will notSpaniards Rapier: The first and second cause will not
Love's Labour's LostLLL IV.iii.216We cannot cross the cause why we were born;We cannot crosse the cause why we are borne:
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.355So much I hate a breaking cause to beSo much I hate a breaking cause to be
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.787If for my love – as there is no such causeIf for my Loue (as there is no such cause)
MacbethMac III.i.33When therewithal we shall have cause of stateWhen therewithall, we shall haue cause of State,
MacbethMac III.vi.21But, peace! For from broad words, and 'cause he failedBut peace; for from broad words, and cause he fayl'd
MacbethMac IV.iii.196The general cause, or is it a fee-griefThe generall cause, or is it a Fee-griefe
MacbethMac V.ii.15He cannot buckle his distempered causeHe cannot buckle his distemper'd cause
MacbethMac V.vi.83Ay, and brought off the field. Your cause of sorrowI, and brought off the field: your cause of sorrow
Measure for MeasureMM II.i.112What was done to Elbow's wife, that he hath cause towhat was done to Elbowes wife, that hee hath cause to
Measure for MeasureMM II.i.130And leave you to the hearing of the cause,And leaue you to the hearing of the cause;
Measure for MeasureMM II.i.131Hoping you'll find good cause to whip them all.Hoping youle finde good cause to whip them all.
Measure for MeasureMM II.ii.1He's hearing of a cause; he will come straight;Hee's hearing of a Cause; he will come straight,
Measure for MeasureMM III.ii.125Duke, and I believe I know the cause of hisDuke, and I beleeue I know the cause of his
Measure for MeasureMM III.ii.127What, I prithee, might be the cause?What (I prethee) might be the cause?
Measure for MeasureMM IV.iii.123Forbear it therefore, give your cause to heaven.Forbeare it therefore, giue your cause to heauen,
Measure for MeasureMM IV.iii.139At Mariana's house tonight. Her cause and yoursAt Mariana's house to night. Her cause, and yours
Measure for MeasureMM IV.v.6As cause doth minister. Go call at Flavius' house,As cause doth minister: Goe call at Flauia's house,
Measure for MeasureMM V.i.167Of your own cause. Is this the witness, friar?Of your owne Cause: Is this the Witnes Frier?
Measure for MeasureMM V.i.181Silence that fellow. I would he had some causeSilence that fellow: I would he had some cause
Measure for MeasureMM V.i.298Then is your cause gone too. The Duke's unjust,Then is your cause gone too: The Duke's vniust,
The Merchant of VeniceMV II.ii.122having done me wrong doth cause me, as my father,hauing done me wrong, doth cause me as my Father
The Merchant of VeniceMV III.iii.6Thou call'dst me dog before thou hadst a cause,Thou call'dst me dog before thou hadst a cause,
The Merchant of VeniceMV IV.i.154him with the cause in controversy between the Jew andhim with the cause in Controuersie, betweene the Iew and
The Merchant of VeniceMV IV.i.170I am informed thoroughly of the cause.I am enformed throughly of the cause.
The Merchant of VeniceMV V.i.175You give your wife too unkind a cause of grief.You giue your wife too vnkinde a cause of greefe,
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW I.i.135and we will afterwards 'ork upon the cause with as greatand we wil afterwards orke vpon the cause, with as great
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW II.i.97him cause – and that, I hope, is an unmeasurablehim cause, and that (I hope) is an vnmeasurable
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW III.iii.94honest man to your husband, to give him such cause ofhonest man to your husband, to giue him such cause of
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW III.iii.96What cause of suspicion?What cause of suspition?
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW III.iii.97What cause of suspicion? Out uponWhat cause of suspition? Out vpon
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW III.iii.142without cause, why then make sport at me; then let mewithout cause, / Why then make sport at me, then let me
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW IV.ii.123cause, mistress, do I?cause (Mistris) do I?
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND III.i.73An actor too, perhaps, if I see cause.An Actor too perhaps, if I see cause.
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND III.ii.46For thou, I fear, hast given me cause to curse.For thou (I feare) hast giuen me cause to curse,
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND III.ii.117Will cause Demetrius to awake.Will cause Demetrius to awake.
Much Ado About NothingMA I.iii.13I am. I must be sad when I have cause, and smile at noI am: I must bee sad when I haue cause, and smile at no
Much Ado About NothingMA II.iii.166hath the victory. I am sorry for her, as I have just cause,hath the victory, I am sorry for her, as I haue iust cause,
Much Ado About NothingMA V.i.56If it should give your age such cause of fear:If it should giue your age such cause of feare,
OthelloOth I.ii.95Mine's not an idle cause; the Duke himself,Mine's not an idle Cause. The Duke himselfe,
OthelloOth I.iii.88And therefore little shall I grace my causeAnd therefore little shall I grace my cause,
OthelloOth I.iii.361the Moor. My cause is hearted: thine hath no lessthe Moore. My cause is hearted; thine hath no lesse
OthelloOth II.i.107.2You have little cause to say so.You haue little cause to say so.
OthelloOth II.i.265he may, for even out of that will I cause these of Cyprushe may: for euen out of that will I cause these of Cyprus
OthelloOth III.iii.4As if the case were his.As if the cause were his.
OthelloOth III.iii.28Than give thy cause away.Then giue thy cause away.
OthelloOth III.iii.252As worthy cause I have to fear I am,(As worthy cause I haue to feare I am)
OthelloOth III.iii.408But sith I am entered in this cause so far –But sith I am entred in this cause so farre
OthelloOth III.iv.154Alas the day, I never gave him cause.Alas the day, I neuer gaue him cause.
OthelloOth III.iv.156They are not ever jealous for the cause,They are not euer iealious for the cause,
OthelloOth III.iv.178To the felt absence now I feel a cause.To the felt-Absence: now I feele a Cause:
OthelloOth V.ii.1It is the cause, it is the cause, my soul:It is the Cause, it is the Cause (my Soule)
OthelloOth V.ii.3It is the cause. Yet I'll not shed her blood,It is the Cause. Yet Ile not shed her blood,
OthelloOth V.ii.296Dear General, I never gave you cause.Deere Generall, I neuer gaue you cause.
PericlesPer Chorus.I.42I give my cause, who best can justify.I giue my cause, who best can iustifie.
PericlesPer I.iii.19Royal Antiochus, on what cause I know not,Royall Antiochus on what cause I knowe not,
PericlesPer II.iv.32Or dead, give's cause to mourn his funeralOr dead, giue's cause to mourne his funerall,
PericlesPer II.iv.41Try honour's cause; forbear your suffrages.Try honours cause; forbeare your suffrages:
PericlesPer II.v.62I came unto your court for honour's cause,I came vnto your Court for Honours cause,
PericlesPer III.ii.18That is the cause we trouble you so early;That is the cause we trouble you so early,
PericlesPer III.ii.88Cause it to sound, beseech you.cause it to sound beseech you:
PericlesPer V.i.59Let me entreat to know at large the causelet mee intreate to knowe at large the cause
Richard IIR2 I.i.26As well appeareth by the cause you come,As well appeareth by the cause you come,
Richard IIR2 I.i.50Can arbitrate this cause betwixt us twain.Can arbitrate this cause betwixt vs twaine:
Richard IIR2 I.iii.8The cause of his arrival here in arms.The cause of his arriuall heere in Armes,
Richard IIR2 I.iii.10To swear him in the justice of his cause.To sweare him in the iustice of his cause.
Richard IIR2 I.iii.30Depose him in the justice of his cause.Depose him in the iustice of his cause.
Richard IIR2 I.iii.55Cousin of Hereford, as thy cause is right,Cosin of Herford, as thy cause is iust,
Richard IIR2 I.iii.78God in thy good cause make thee prosperous!Heauen in thy good cause make thee prosp'rous
Richard IIR2 I.iii.305Had I thy youth and cause I would not stay.Had I thy youth, and cause, I would not stay.
Richard IIR2 II.ii.6I cannot do it. Yet I know no causeI cannot do it: yet I know no cause
Richard IIR2 III.iv.9.2'Tis well that thou hast cause;'Tis well that thou hast cause:
Richard IIR2 IV.i.37That thou wert cause of noble Gloucester's death.That thou wer't cause of Noble Glousters death.
Richard IIR2 IV.i.300Me cause to wail, but teachest me the wayMe cause to wayle, but teachest me the way
Richard IIR2 IV.i.301How to lament the cause. I'll beg one boon,How to lament the cause. Ile begge one Boone,
Richard IIR2 V.iii.41Stay thy revengeful hand, thou hast no cause to fear.Stay thy reuengefull hand, thou hast no cause to feare.
Richard IIIR3 I.i.46.1Upon what cause?Vpon what cause?
Richard IIIR3 I.i.128That were the cause of my imprisonment.That were the cause of my imprisonment.
Richard IIIR3 I.ii.120Thou wast the cause and most accursed effect.Thou was't the cause, and most accurst effect.
Richard IIIR3 I.ii.121Your beauty was the cause of that effect – Your beauty was the cause of that effect:
Richard IIIR3 I.ii.211To him that hath more cause to be a mourner,To him that hath most cause to be a Mourner,
Richard IIIR3 I.iii.314God pardon them that are the cause thereof!God pardon them, that are the cause thereof.
Richard IIIR3 II.ii.59Clarence and Edward. O, what cause have I,Clarence, and Edward. O, what cause haue I,
Richard IIIR3 II.ii.101Sister, have comfort. All of us have causeSister haue comfort, all of vs haue cause
Richard IIIR3 II.iv.68.1You have no cause.You haue no cause.
Richard IIIR3 III.ii.84And they indeed had no cause to mistrust;And they indeed had no cause to mistrust:
Richard IIIR3 III.iv.1Now, noble peers, the cause why we are metNow Noble Peeres, the cause why we are met,
Richard IIIR3 III.v.65With all your just proceedings in this cause.With all your iust proceedings in this case.
Richard IIIR3 III.vii.139In this just cause come I to move your grace.In this iust Cause come I to moue your Grace.
Richard IIIR3 IV.iv.34Ah, who hath any cause to mourn but we?Ah who hath any cause to mourne but wee?
Richard IIIR3 IV.iv.197Though far more cause, yet much less spirit to curseThough far more cause, yet much lesse spirit to curse
Richard IIIR3 IV.iv.492You have no cause to hold my friendship doubtful.You haue no cause to hold my friendship doubtfull,
Richard IIIR3 V.iii.241God and our good cause fight upon our side;God, and our good cause, fight vpon our side,
Romeo and JulietRJ I.i.142Unless good counsel may the cause remove.Vnlesse good counsell may the cause remoue.
Romeo and JulietRJ I.i.143My noble uncle, do you know the cause?My Noble Vncle doe you know the cause?
Romeo and JulietRJ II.iv.25 first and second cause. Ah, the immortal passado! thefirst and second cause: ah the immortall Passado, the
Romeo and JulietRJ III.v.67What unaccustomed cause procures her hither?What vnaccustom'd cause procures her hither?
Romeo and JulietRJ IV.iv.10All night for lesser cause, and ne'er been sick.All night for lesse cause, and nere beene sicke.
The Taming of the ShrewTS I.ii.29this be not a lawful cause for me to leave his service,this be not a lawfull cause for me to leaue his seruice,
The Taming of the ShrewTS II.i.86walk like a stranger. May I be so bold to know the causewalke like a stranger, / May I be so bold, to know the cause
The Taming of the ShrewTS III.i.10To know the cause why music was ordained!To know the cause why musicke was ordain'd:
The Taming of the ShrewTS III.i.84Faith, mistress, then I have no cause to stay.Faith Mistresse then I haue no cause to stay.
The Taming of the ShrewTS III.i.85But I have cause to pry into this pedant,But I haue cause to pry into this pedant,
The Taming of the ShrewTS IV.ii.82To come to Padua. Know you not the cause?To come to Padua, know you not the cause?
The Taming of the ShrewTS IV.iv.26Made me acquainted with a weighty causeMade me acquainted with a waighty cause
The Taming of the ShrewTS V.ii.122Lord, let me never have a cause to sighLord let me neuer haue a cause to sigh,
The TempestTem II.i.1Beseech you, sir, be merry. You have causeBeseech you Sir, be merry; you haue cause,
The TempestTem II.i.129.1Who hath cause to wet the grief on't.Who hath cause to wet the greefe on't.
The TempestTem V.i.179.1I have cursed them without cause.I haue curs'd them without cause.
Timon of AthensTim III.v.114It is a cause worthy my spleen and fury,It is a cause worthy my Spleene and Furie,
Timon of AthensTim IV.iii.103.2Ay, Timon, and have cause.I Timon, and haue cause.
Timon of AthensTim V.ii.12His fellowship i'th' cause against your city,His Fellowship i'th'cause against your City,
Timon of AthensTim V.iv.15Ere thou hadst power or we had cause of fear,Ere thou had'st power, or we had cause of feare,
Titus AndronicusTit I.i.2Defend the justice of my cause with arms.Defend the iustice of my Cause with Armes.
Titus AndronicusTit I.i.32This cause of Rome, and chastised with armsThis Cause of Rome, and chasticed with Armes
Titus AndronicusTit I.i.58Commit my cause in balance to be weighed.Commit my Cause in ballance to be weigh'd.
Titus AndronicusTit I.i.62Commit myself, my person, and the cause.Commit my Selfe, my Person, and the Cause:
Titus AndronicusTit I.i.116For valiant doings in their country's cause?For Valiant doings in their Countries cause?
Titus AndronicusTit I.i.380That died in honour and Lavinia's cause.That died in Honour and Lauinia's cause.
Titus AndronicusTit I.i.393He lives in fame, that died in virtue's cause.He liues in Fame, that di'd in vertues cause.
Titus AndronicusTit II.i.50The cause were known to them it most concerns,The cause were knowne to them it most concernes.
Titus AndronicusTit II.iv.9An 'twere my cause, I should go hang myself.And t'were my cause, I should goe hang myselfe.
Titus AndronicusTit IV.iv.62Arm, my lords! Rome never had more cause:Arme my Lords, Rome neuer had more cause,
Titus AndronicusTit V.i.109And what not done that thou hast cause to rueAnd what not done, that thou hast cause to rue,
Titus AndronicusTit V.ii.63'Cause they take vengeance of such kind of men.Cause they take vengeance of such kind of men.
Titus AndronicusTit V.iii.50And have a thousand times more cause than heAnd haue a thousand times more cause then he.
Titus AndronicusTit V.iii.124Now judge what cause had Titus to revengeNow iudge what course had Titus to reuenge
Troilus and CressidaTC I.ii.11.2What was his cause of anger?What was his cause of anger?
Troilus and CressidaTC I.ii.26stain of it. He is melancholy without cause, and merrystaine of it. He is melancholy without cause, and merry
Troilus and CressidaTC I.ii.55True, he was so. I know the cause too. He'llTrue he was so; I know the cause too, heele
Troilus and CressidaTC II.ii.118Nor fear of bad success in a bad cause,Nor feare of bad successe in a bad cause,
Troilus and CressidaTC II.ii.165And on the cause and question now in handAnd on the cause and question now in hand,
Troilus and CressidaTC II.ii.193For 'tis a cause that hath no mean dependenceFor 'tis a cause that hath no meane dependance,
Troilus and CressidaTC II.iii.89cause – a word, my lord.cause? A word my Lord.
Troilus and CressidaTC IV.v.268.1The Grecians' cause.The Grecians cause.
Troilus and CressidaTC V.ii.146That cause sets up with and against itself!That cause sets vp, with, and against thy selfe
Twelfth NightTN II.ii.31Alas, our frailty is the cause, not we,Alas, O frailtie is the cause, not wee,
Twelfth NightTN II.iii.146my revenge find notable cause to work.my reuenge finde notable cause to worke.
Twelfth NightTN III.i.151For that I woo, thou therefore hast no cause.For that I woo, thou therefore hast no cause:
Twelfth NightTN V.i.185You drew your sword upon me without cause,you drew your sword vpon me without cause,
Twelfth NightTN V.i.353.1Of thine own cause.Of thine owne cause.
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG IV.iv.144I think she doth, and that's her cause of sorrow.I thinke she doth: and that's her cause of sorrow.
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK I.i.200.1Our cause cries for your knee.Our Cause cries for your knee.
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK II.i.278.1The cause I know not yet.The cause I know not yet.
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK III.v.119Makes ‘ Morris,’ and the cause that we came hither,Makes Morris, and the cause that we came hether.
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK III.vi.69.1I'll give you cause, sweet cousin.Ile give you cause sweet Cosen.
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK III.vi.92For all my hopes. My cause and honour guard me!For all my hopes: My Cause and honour guard me.
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK III.vi.120I know your cunning, and I know your cause;I know your cunning, and I know your cause,
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK III.vi.260Our swords and cause along; else never trifle,Our Swords, aud cause along: else never trifle,
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK IV.ii.98To make this cause his own. In's face appearsTo make this cause his owne: In's face appeares
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK IV.ii.144But not the cause, my lord. They would showBut not the cause my Lord; They would show
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK V.i.73You whose free nobleness do make my causeYou, whose free noblenesse doe make my cause
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK epilogue.12We have no such cause. If the tale we have told – We have no such cause. If the tale we have told
The Winter's TaleWT II.i.77From him that has most cause to grieve it should be,(From him that ha's most cause to grieue it should be)
The Winter's TaleWT II.i.119There is no cause. When you shall know your mistressThere is no cause: When you shall know your Mistris
The Winter's TaleWT II.iii.3The cause were not in being – part o'th' cause,The cause were not in being: part o'th cause,
The Winter's TaleWT II.iii.36Nourish the cause of his awaking. INourish the cause of his awaking. I
The Winter's TaleWT IV.ii.49cause of my son's resort thither. Prithee be my presentcause of my sonnes resort thether. 'Prethe be my present
The Winter's TaleWT IV.iv.16.2Now Jove afford you cause!Now Ioue affoord you cause:
The Winter's TaleWT V.i.61.1She had just cause.She had iust such cause.
The Winter's TaleWT V.iii.54Let him that was the cause of this have powerLet him, that was the cause of this, haue powre

Poems

 13 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
The Passionate PilgrimPP.10.7 I weep for thee and yet no cause I have; I weepe for thee, and yet no cause I haue,
The Passionate PilgrimPP.17.34 For a sweet content, the cause of all my moan: For a sweet content the cause all my woe,
The Rape of LucreceLuc.a29 Lucrece attired in mourning habit, demanded the cause of her Lucrece attired in mourning habite, demanded the cause of her
The Rape of LucreceLuc.333 And give the sneaped birds more cause to sing. And giue the sneaped birds more cause to sing.
The Rape of LucreceLuc.1178 Have heard the cause of my untimely death, Haue heard the cause of my vntimelie death,
The Rape of LucreceLuc.1236 No cause but company of her drops spilling. No cause, but companie of her drops spilling.
The Rape of LucreceLuc.1295 The cause craves haste, and it will soon be writ.’ The cause craues hast, and it will soone be writ.
SonnetsSonn.49.14 Since why to love I can allege no cause. Since why to loue, I can alledge no cause.
SonnetsSonn.87.7 The cause of this fair gift in me is wanting, The cause of this faire guift in me is wanting,
SonnetsSonn.150.10 The more I hear and see just cause of hate? The more I heare and see iust cause of hate,
Venus and AdonisVen.220 Being judge in love, she cannot right her cause; Being Iudge in loue, she cannot right her cause.
Venus and AdonisVen.1153 ‘ It shall suspect where is no cause of fear; It shall suspect where is no cause of feare,
Venus and AdonisVen.1159 ‘ It shall be cause of war and dire events, It shall be cause of warre, and dire euents,

Glossary

 84 result(s).
argumentcause, reason [for a dispute]
basebasis, foundation, cause
bloodyable to cause bloodshed
bowmake to bend, cause to bend
brandishmake shine, cause to flash
bringpersuade, induce, cause
broachdraw out, set flowing, cause to spurt out [by piercing]
cagion, casiondialect version of ‘occasion’ [= cause]
casionshort form of ‘occasion’ [= cause]
causereason, motive, ground
causeoccasion, circumstance
causecourt case, legal action, matter before the court
causeaffair, business, subject
causedisease, illness, sickness
causematter of concern, apprehension
cause[duelling] one of the situations or grounds set out in the code of honour which justifies a duel
causeexplanation
causebecause
chargecause expense, burden with a cost
charmproduce, bring, cause [as by magic]
cherishnourish, cause to grow
conjurebring about [as if by magic], cause to appear
conjurebring about [as if by magic], cause to appear
contractdraw together, cause to shrink
couchmake crouch down, cause to cower
desert, desartcause, deserving, warrant
dimay the gods cause your action to be that which makes you best known
differencecause of argument, nature of disagreement
dispossesscause to lose possession
divorcecause of separation, reason for estrangement
dodo harm, cause trouble
effectcause, produce, bring about
endroot cause, source
enjoinedjoined together in a common cause, bound by oath
exhalecause to flow, draw out, draw up
feverthrow into a fever, cause to shiver
forgecause to fashion, lead to contrive
foundermake lame, cause to break down
gladgladden, brighten, cause to rejoice
grievancecause of annoyance, painful constraint, source of sorrow
groundreason, cause, source
inducementinfluential reason, persuasive cause
instancereason, motive, cause
makecreate, cause the formation of
matterreason, cause, ground
meanmeans, agent, cause
memorizemake memorable, cause to be remembered
misgivemake one feel uneasy, cause one to be apprehensive
momentcause, motive, consideration
motioncause, prompting, provocation
motivecause, mover, instigator
mountcause to boil, make rise
murderwound, gash [serious enough to cause death]
neglectcause to be neglected
occasionground, reason, cause, matter
originalpoint of origin, cause, source
perfumemalapropism for ‘perfuse’ [= cause to flow through]
pinchcause trouble, bring into difficulties
pineafflict, wear out, cause to waste away
provokemake tremble, cause to shake
putcause, encourage, provoke
quakecause to quake, make tremble, agitate
qualityoccasion, cause
quarrelcause of complaint, reason for hostility, difference, claim
questionsource [of strife], cause, issue
ranklecause a festering wound
rheumaticlikely to cause rheumatism
rightsupport one's cause, take one's part
right-drawndrawn in a rightful cause
rufflemake trouble, cause a disturbance
runpass, spread, bring, cause to flow
self-bornecarried for one's own cause; or: carried by oneself
sennavariety of shrub [producing a drug which can cause vomiting and bowel evacuation]
sinnercause of sin, instiller of wickedness
skillreason, cause, ground
staggermake stagger, cause to reel
straylead astray, distract, cause to wander
sureharmless, innocuous, unable to cause damage
varybring novelty to, cause to change
wakecause to come out through staying awake
well-lostlost in a good cause
wither outcause to dwindle, make less
wringcause to weep, force tears from
yieldrender, make, cause to be

Thesaurus

 77 result(s).
annoyance, cause ofgrievance
appear, cause toconjure
apprehensive, cause to bemisgive
argument, cause ofdifference
awake, cause to come out by stayingwake
bend, cause/make tobow
bloodshed, able to causebloody
boil, cause tomount
break down, cause tofounder
carried for one's own causeself-borne
causebring
causeargument
causeinstance
causebase
causedesert, desart
causeeffect
causemotive
causemoment
causemean
causematter
causequality
causemotion
causeskill
causeoccasion
causequestion
causeoriginal
causeput
causeground
cause [as by magic]charm
cause to beyield
cause, drawn in a rightfulright-drawn
cause, lost in a goodwell-lost
cause, persuasiveinducement
cause, support one's right
change, cause tovary
common cause, joined in aenjoined
complaint, cause ofquarrel
cower, cause tocouch
damage, unable to causesure
disturbance, cause aruffle
drawn in a rightful causeright-drawn
dwindle, cause towither out
expense, causecharge
fashion, cause toforge
festering wound, cause arankle
flash, cause tobrandish
flow, cause toexhale
flow, cause torun
formation, cause themake
good cause, lost in awell-lost
grow, cause tocherish
joined in a common causeenjoined
lose possession, cause todispossess
lost in a good causewell-lost
neglected, cause to beneglect
persuasive causeinducement
possession, cause to losedispossess
quake, cause toquake
reel, cause tostagger
rejoice, cause toglad
remembered, cause to bememorize
rheumatism, likely to causerheumatic
rightful cause, drawn in aright-drawn
root causeend
separation, cause ofdivorce
shake, cause toprovoke
shiver, cause tofever
shrink, cause tocontract
sin, cause ofsinner
spurt out, cause tobroach
support one's causeright
together, joined in a common causeenjoined
trouble, causedo
trouble, causepinch
wander, cause tostray
weep, cause towring
wound, cause a festeringrankle

Themes and Topics

 4 result(s).
Discourse markers... her wisdom / plead on her part some cause to you unknown in short word...
Elision
Plurals... news 1h6 i i 67 these news would cause him once more yield the ghost [plural] ...
Latin...t ista tuae (3h6 i iii 48) may the gods cause this action to be that which makes you b...
... facere (v ) lll iv ii 15   make cause faciant (v ) 3h6 i iii 48 facere ...
...aciant (v ) 3h6 i iii 48 facere make cause facile (adv ) lll iv ii 92   ple...

Words Families

 5 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
CAUSEBASICcause n, cause v
CAUSEPEOPLEcauser n
CAUSETYPElove-cause n
CAUSENOTcauseless adj

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