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  • adv. For a legitimate, specific reason; with justification.


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  • I was only a musket-bearer in it's ranks that day, but it did my heart none the less good to see how grandly the children of my nurture, knew how to die for cause and country.

    Recollections and reflections : an auto of half a century and more,

  • Bloody Tenet] of Persecution for cause of Conscience, discussed in a Conference between Truth and Peace,” (pp. 247); the other bore, in its first edition, the simple title, “M.S. to A.S.,

    The Life of John Milton


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