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  • It may please his highnesse to giue order that the said Glouer may be payd, and that he may discharge his debt to the said company of merchants, and the rather for that hee found such mercie and fauour in England, onely for his Maiesties sake. Cited from Principal Navigations, V4, by Richard Hakluyt
  • This more then mine own selfe; that who had seene His care of me where euer I had beene, And had not knowne his actiue spirit before, Vpon some braue thing working euermore: He would haue sworne that to no other end He had been borne: but onely for my friend. Cited from Minor Poems of Michael Drayton, by Michael Drayton
  • But me thinkes that Caesar above all doth singularly deserve to be studied, not onely for the understanding of the historie as of himselfe; so much perfection and excellencie is there in him more than in others, although Salust be reckoned one of the number. Cited from Literary and Philosophical Essays, by Various
  • For much thing in my herte is hide, Which in another treatise I caste to write Made al onely for that soile and site, Of fertile Ireland, wich might not be forborne, But if England were nigh as goode as gone. Cited from Principal Navigations, by Richard Hakluyt
  • And if this Countrey were like vnto India, the inhabitants whereof eate neither henne, beefe, nor porke, but keepe that onely for the Portugals and Moores, they would be sold here for nothing. Cited from Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques, Vol. 11, by Richard Hakluyt
  • Affectionate friendship and service is not onely for publique shew and pomp, upon festivall dayes, in Chambers of Presence; but for domesticall, ordinary, and private use; to such holy-day and Church retainers, God may well say, Let us have some of this zeale at home and apart. Cited from A Coal From The Altar, To Kindle The Holy Fire of Zeale, by Samuel Ward
  • But all onely for perill that I see Thus imminent, it's likely for to bee, And well I wotte, that from hence to Rome, And, as men say, in all Christendome, Is no ground ne land to Ireland liche, So large, so good, so plenteous, so riche, That to this worde Dominus doe long. Cited from Principal Navigations, by Richard Hakluyt
  • After this, we walked about the walles of the Citie, where is a great, broade, and deepe ditch, vpon one side of the towne, so full of fish, as euer I saw any pond in my life, and it is reserued onely for the States of the Citie. Cited from Principal Navigations, Voyages and Discoveries, Vol. 9, Richard Hakluyt
  • Forgiue me, that I doe not dreame on thee, Because thou seest me doate vpon my loue: My foolish Riuall that her Father likes (Onely for his possessions are so huge) Is gone with her along, and I must after, For Loue (thou know'st is full of iealousie.) Pro. Cited from The Complete Shakespeare's First Folio
  • But this also maketh onely for the Legislative power of Civill Soveraigns: For the Scribes, and Pharisees sat in Moses Chaire, but Moses next under God was Soveraign of the People of Israel: and therefore our Saviour commanded them to doe all that they should say, but not all that they should do. Cited from Leviathan, by Thomas Hobbes
  • Til when, like our desperate debters, Or our three pild sweete protesters I must please you in bare letters And so pay my debts; like jesters, Yet I oft have seene good feasters, Onely for to please the pallet, Leave great meat and chuse a sallet. Cited from The Faithful Shepherdess, by Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher
  • The chauncelle to serue onely for the priestes, and clerkes. Cited from Principal Navigations, V6, by Richard Hakluyt
  • And at the brandes end outran anon As it were bloody droppes many one: For which so sore aghast was Emily, That she was well-nigh mad, and gan to cry, For she ne wiste what it signified; But onely for feare thus she cried, And wept, that it was pity for to hear. Cited from Canterbury Tales and Other Poems, Geoffrey Chaucer
  • The inhabitants vse them onely for the dying of hayre; and colouring of their faces, aud Mantles made of Deare skinnes; and also for the dying of Rushes to make artificiall workes withall in their Mattes and Baskettes; hauing no other thing besides that they account of, apt to vse them for. Cited from New Found Land Of Virginia, by Thomas Hariot