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bring

to institute proceedings, charges or to put evidence before a tribunal.
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References in classic literature ?
But it was too serious a matter to suffer any delusion to take place, so I turned to the young woman, and told her we did not desire to impose upon the new convert in her first and more ignorant understanding of things, and begged her to explain to her that God may be very properly said to answer our petitions, when, in the course of His providence, such things are in a particular manner brought to pass as we petitioned for; but we did not expect returns from heaven in a miraculous and particular manner, and it is a mercy that it is not so.
You and all of us have seen what a public calamity has been brought to pass, and what an insult has here been offered to the majesty of our nation.
The Thing not new, but made long since; brought to pass by this King, which no Wit, no Policy, no Art of Man could ever bring to pass.