|Hoyt & Roberts, comps. Hoyts New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations. 1922.|
| To all facts there are laws,|
The effect has its cause, and I mount to the cause.
Owen Meredith (Lord Lytton)Lucile. Pt. II. Canto III. St. 8.
|Causa latet: vis est notissima.|
The cause is hidden, but the result is known.
OvidMetamorphoses. IV. 287.
|Ask you what provocation I have had?|
The strong antipathy of good to bad.
PopeEpilogue to Satires. Dialogue 2. L. 205.
|Your cause doth strike my heart.|
Cymbeline. Act I. Sc. 6. L. 118.
| Find out the cause of this effect,|
Or rather say, the cause of this defect,
For this effect defective comes by cause.
Hamlet. Act II. Sc. 2. L. 101.
|God befriend us, as our cause is just!|
Henry IV. Pt. I. Act V. Sc. 1. L. 120.
|Mines not an idle cause.|
Othello. Act I. Sc. 2. L. 95.
|Felix qui potuit rerum cognoscere causas.|
Happy the man who has been able to learn the causes of things.
VergilGeorgics. II. 490.