Christabelle, the king's daughter, who plighted her troth to him secretly, for fear of the king. The king discovered the lovers in a bower, and banished Sir Cauline. After a time an eldridge came, and demanded the lady in marriage. Sir Cauline slew the “Soldain,” but died of the wounds received in the combat; and the fair Christabelle died of grief, having “burst her gentle hearte in twayne.” (Percy's Reliques, iv.)

Caurus or Corus. The west-north-west wind, which blew from Caurus (Argestes).

“The ground by piercing Caurus seared.”
Thomson: Castle of Indolence. ii. 78.
Causa Causans The initiating cause; the primary cause.

Causa Causata The cause which owes its existence to the “causa causans”; the secondary cause.     The vera causa is (a) the immediate predecessor of an effect; (b) a cause verifiable by independent evidence. (Mill.)
   In theology God is the causa causans, and creation the causa causata. The presence of the sun above the horizon is the vera causa of daylight, and his withdrawal below the horizon is the vera causa of night.

Cause (The). A mission; the object or project.    To make common cause. To abet the same object. Here “cause” is the legal term, meaning pro or con, as it may be, the cause or side of the question advocated.

Cause Celebre Any famous law case.

Causes Aristotelian causes are these four:
   (1) The Efficient Cause. That which immediately produces the effect.
   (2) The Material Cause. The matter on which (1) works.
   (3) The Formal Cause. The Essence or “Form” (= group of attributes) introduced into the matter by the efficient cause.
   (4) The Final or Ultimate Cause. The purpose or end for which the thing exists or the causal change takes place. But God is called the ultimate Final Cause, since, according to Aristotle, all things tend, so far as they can, to realise some Divine attribute.
    God is also called The First Cause, or the Cause Causeless, beyond which even imagination cannot go.

Cautelous Cautious, cunning, treacherous. (Latin, cautela; French, cauteleux; Spanish, cauteloso.)

“Caught with cautelous baits.”
Shakespeare: Coriolanus, iv. 1.

“Swear priests and cowards and men cautelous.”
Shakespeare Julius Cæsar, ii. 1.
Cauther (Al). The lake of Paradise, the waters of which are sweet as honey, cold as snow, and clear as crystal. He who once tastes thereof will never thirst again. (The Koran.)

Caution Money A sum deposited before entering college, by way of security.

Cautser (See Cauther .)

Cava Cava's traitor sire. Cava or Florinda was the daughter of St. Julian. It was the violation of Cava by Roderick that brought about the war between the Goths and the Moors. St. Julian, to avenge his daughter, turned traitor to Roderick, and induced the Moors to invade Spain. King Roderick was slain Xeres on the third day. ( A.D. 711.)

Cavalerie a Pied The Zouaves (pronounce zwav) and Zephyrs of the French army are so called because of their fleetness and swiftness of foot.

Cavalier (3 syl.). A horseman; whence a knight, a gentleman. (Latin, caballus, a horse.)

The Cavalier.
Eon de Beaumont, the French soldier; Chevalier d'Eon. (1728-1810.)
Charles Breydel, the Flemish landscape painter. (1677-1744.)
Francesco Cairo (Cavaliere del Cairo), historian. (1598-1674.)
Jean le Clerc, le chevalier. (1587-1633.)
J. Battista Marini, Italian poet; Il cavalier (1569-1656).
Andrew Michael Ramsay (1686-1743).

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