Definitions

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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of cause.

Etymologies

From cause +‎ -eth, the archaic third-person singular present tense suffix (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Aniball Coriolanus; Metellus against Jugurte; A practis of the Romayne oratours, to bryng Aniball out of Credit with Antiochus; Howe to cause the enemie to devide his power; Howe Titus Didius staied his enemies that wer going to incounter a legion of men that were commyng in his ayde; Howe some have caused the enemie to devide his force; A policie to winne the enemies countrie before he be aware; Howe to reforme sedicion and discorde; The benefitte that the reputacion of the Capitaine causeth, which is only gotten by vertue; The chiefe thyng that a capitayne ought to doe; When paie wanteth, punishment is not to be executed; The inconvenience of not punisshynge; Cesar chaunsynge to fall, made the same to be supposed to signifi good lucke; Religion taketh away fantasticall opinions; In what cases a Capitaine ought not to faight with his enemie if he may otherwyse choose; A policie of

    Machiavelli, Volume I

  • And he causeth all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads:

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Words I never expected to write

  • Avicenna, the great Arab physician (980-1037) said, Lemon Balm "causeth the mind and heart to be merry."

    Brigitte Mars: Lemon Balm: A Friend for the Bees

  • Rashness in a leader, as in a pilot, causeth shipwreck; who knoweth when to be quiet is a wise man.

    The Suppliants

  • May the Prophet be blessed, who hath bestowed on the true believers the means of advance and retreat, which causeth their iron-clothed enemies to be worn out with their own ponderous weight!

    The Talisman

  • But perhaps the knowledge which causeth not to err, is most frequently impressed upon the mind during seasons of affliction; and tears are the softened showers which cause the seed of Heaven to spring and take root in the human breast.

    The Monastery

  • He prayed farther, that the bridegroom might be weaned from those follies which seduced youth from the path of knowledge; that he might cease to take delight in vain and unprofitable company, scoffers, rioters, and those who sit late at the wine (here Bucklaw winked at Craigengelt), and cease from the society that causeth to err.

    The Bride of Lammermoor

  • The beast "causeth all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand or on their foreheads ... or the name of the beast, or the number of his name ... and his number is Six hundred threescore and six."

    Visions Of The Mark Of The Beast

  • Gerard tells us that its power was 'So forcible that the herb only thrown before the scorpion or any other venomous beast, causeth them to be without force or strength to hurt, insomuch that they cannot moove or stirre untill the herbe be taken away.'

    my new favorite poison: monkshood

  • [16] And he causeth all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads: [17] And that no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name.

    View from the Northern Border

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