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  • For he catcheth them not for any use or benefit he hath by them, but onely for his recreation and pastime. Cited from Historical Relation Of The Island Ceylon In The East Indies, Robert Knox
  • Then I replyed: you doe these things onely for the friendship and flatterie of men. Cited from Principal Navigations, V2, by Richard Hakluyt
  • For he is hired by the yeere onely for that purpose. Cited from Principal Navigations, V3, by Richard Hakluyt
  • By heaven ile kill him onely for this cause, For that he came of vertuous Auncestors. Cited from A Collection Of Old English Plays, Vol. IV., Edited by A.H. Bullen
  • That and the Owners name thou didst descry; Onely for that cause, let not my love dye. Cited from A Collection Of Old English Plays, Vol. IV., Edited by A.H. Bullen
  • In many other places also there are Fish thus fed and kept onely for the Kings Recreation: for he will never let any be catched for his use. Cited from Historical Relation Of The Island Ceylon In The East Indies, Robert Knox
  • But against the Liuonians for none other cause, but onely for an incredible desire of enlarging his dominions. Cited from Principal Navigations, V3, by Richard Hakluyt
  • Their Towns are always placed some distance from the High-ways, for they care not that their Towns should be a thorough-fair for all people, but onely for those that have business with them. Cited from Historical Relation Of The Island Ceylon In The East Indies, Robert Knox
  • Whereto adding, that they lay out beforehand but a portion of the money due, and that onely for some small time, you shall find it grow to the highest degree of extremitie. Cited from The Survey of Cornwall, by Richard Carew
  • The Indians tell mee in all these seuen cities, that they eate them not, but that they keepe them onely for their feathers. Cited from Great Epochs in American History, Vol. I, Ed. by Francis W. Halsey
  • For his commission directed him in this voyage, onely for the searching of the Ore, and to deferre the further discouery of the passage vntill another time. Cited from Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques, Vol. 12, by Richard Hakluyt
  • What devill made you sweare to chastitie, Or have you tane that oath onely for a terme? Cited from A Collection Of Old English Plays, Vol. IV., Edited by A.H. Bullen
  • Therefore I shall use the time that your Lordship is pleased to allow me for writing, onely for that purpose for which you have given me it; that is, to render you an account of Mr. Dutton. Cited from Andrew Marvell, by Augustine Birrell
  • Do not curst wiues hold that selfe-soueraigntie Onely for praise sake, when they striue to be Lords ore their Lords? Cited from The Complete Shakespeare's First Folio
  • Embalm'd and coffin'd; The Citie keyes delivered to my hands; We stay but onely for his Excellence. Cited from A Collection Of Old English Plays, Vol. IV., Edited by A.H. Bullen
  • The menne of warre serue onely for the defence of their countrey. Cited from Principal Navigations, V6, by Richard Hakluyt
  • Moreouer, thou hast put them in prison, and because they could not reade, thou hast hang'd them, when (indeede) onely for that cause they haue beene most worthy to liue. Cited from Henry VI Part 2, by William Shakespeare
  • They warre one with another, not as the Griekes vpon rancour and Ambicion, but onely for foode sake. Cited from Principal Navigations, V6, by Richard Hakluyt
  • Blessed liue you long, A Lady to the worthiest Sir, that euer Country call'd his; and you his Mistris, onely For the most worthiest fit. Cited from Cymbeline, by Wm. Shakespeare [First Folio]=
  • There is no other place that can so much as colourably be drawn, to countenance the Casting out of the Church faithfull men, such as beleeved the foundation, onely for a singular superstructure of their own, proceeding perhaps from a good & pious conscience. Cited from Leviathan, by Thomas Hobbes
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