"Doubtless, I am; the loss of this money would have been inexpressibly great to me: but I was certain that God, who protects the good cause
, would not have permitted this gold, which should procure its triumph, to be diverted to baser purposes."
Ye say it is the good cause
which halloweth even war?
Nothing is thought so easy a request to a great person, as his letter; and yet, if it be not in a good cause
, it is so much out of his reputation.
But he was doubtless borne on by his zeal to do much in a good cause
; and, as we have reason to think, by the attentive, though vague, curiosity of the Indians.
Ferguson counted upon following had not been chosen at random; his point of departure had been carefully studied, and it was not without good cause
that he had resolved to ascend at the island of Zanzibar.
'I hope I may have good cause
to do so,' replied Mr.
It is our charge to thee, brother,'' he continued, addressing himself to Bois-Guilbert, ``that thou do thy battle manfully, nothing doubting that the good cause
Mobbs moved slowly towards the desk, rubbing his eyes in anticipation of good cause
for doing so; and he soon afterwards retired by the side-door, with as good cause
as a boy need have.
Upon the strength of this reasoning, I ventured to address them in the following manner: "Gentlemen, if you be conjurers, as I have good cause
to believe, you can understand my language; therefore I make bold to let your worships know that I am a poor distressed Englishman, driven by his misfortunes upon your coast; and I entreat one of you to let me ride upon his back, as if he were a real horse, to some house or village where I can be relieved.
This Guph was really a clever rascal, and it seems a pity he was so bad, for in a good cause
he might have accomplished much.
The man was too honest to be able to lie like this, even in a good cause
. She stood quite still for a moment thinking.
Washington, for giving me the opportunity to help a good cause
. It is a privilege to have a share in it.