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Cause, vb., to be the author or cause of: “--d his death,” R2 I, 2, 38. R3 II, 2, 19. “--d our swifter composition,” Cor. III, 1, 2. Ant. V, 2, 34. Troil. IV, 4, 4 etc. Followed by an infinitive with or without to, == to occasion, to make; 1) with to: he had --d his own father-in-law to be murdered, Lucr. Arg. Troil. IV, 4, 4 “destiny the never-surfeited sea hath --d to belch up you,” Tp. III, 3, 56. Meas. III, 2, 21. Mids. III, 2, 117. (Merch. II, 2, 141.). H5 IV, 7, 9. H6B IV, 7, 39. H6C II, 2, 91. H8 III, 2, 324. Oth. II, 1, 281. Cymb. V, 5, 219. -- 2) without to: “these news would c. him once more yield the ghost,” H6A I, 1, 67. “c. the musicians play me that sad note,” H8 IV, 2, 78. “that letter I --d you write,” H8 IV, 2, 78
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