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- verb archaic Third-person singular simple present indicative form of
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But if too great a hatred rageth in your minds, at least conduct me to your king, and if he knoweth me for his brother, I will do according to his will.
De Re Militari: The Society for Medieval Military History » Episodes of Medieval Warfare from the History of the Franks by Gregory of Tours
I will only now point at the wonderful effects and power of it; which, as it is eminent in all, so most especially it rageth in melancholy persons, in keeping the species of objects so long, mistaking, amplifying them by continual and  strong meditation, until at length it produceth in some parties real effects, causeth this, and many other maladies.
Nature, youth, and his furious passion forcibly inclines, and rageth on the one side; but their order and vow checks them on the other.
England: yea, this passion so rageth  many times, that it subverts not men only, and families, but even populous cities.
You have heard how this tyrant Love rageth with brute beasts and spirits; now let us consider what passions it causeth amongst men.
And thence it comes to pass, that in city and country so many grievances of body and mind, and this feral disease of melancholy so frequently rageth, and now domineers almost all over Europe amongst our great ones.
See how the devil rageth: those at odds, or differing among themselves, some for  Ali, some Enbocar, for
But above all others, that high priest of Rome, the dam of that monstrous and superstitious brood, the bull-bellowing pope, which now rageth in the West, that three-headed Cerberus hath played his part.
As Aetna rageth, so doth love, and more than Aetna or any material fire.
 It rageth with all sorts and conditions of men, yet is most evident among such as are young and lusty, in the flower of their years, nobly descended, high fed, such as live idly, and at ease; and for that cause (which our divines call burning lust) this  ferinus insanus amor, this mad and beastly passion, as
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