He who came first bore
the axe upon his shoulder, and he who followed swung a huge club.
Then I saw Alcmena, the wife of Amphitryon, who also bore
to Jove indomitable Hercules; and Megara who was daughter to great King Creon, and married the redoubtable son of Amphitryon.
The love they bore
he could not cast away, sunlight stole in, the dark thoughts passed away, and the earth was a pleasant home to him.
He raised his hands in prayer to his immortal mother, "Mother," he cried, "you bore
me doomed to live but for a little season; surely Jove, who thunders from Olympus, might have made that little glorious.
I was now near enough to my quarry to have used my bow gun; but, though I could see that Dejah Thoris was not on deck, I feared to fire upon the craft which bore
We had a dog who was a bore
and knew it," he said, addressing her in cool, easy tones.
Momentarily baffled here, the huge elephant wheeled and bore
down upon the hapless priests who had now scattered, terror-stricken, in every direction.
Her enemies could not see the activity aboard the ship nor mark her course as the swift current bore
her outward into the ocean.
His new acquaintance looked as if he thought him mad; but he bore
him company nevertheless.
A PEASANT had in his garden an Apple-Tree which bore
no fruit but only served as a harbor for the sparrows and grasshoppers.
When the Inquiring Soul had completed his course of instruction he declared himself the Ahkoond of Swat, fell into the baleful habit of standing on his head, and swore that the mother who bore
him was a pragmatic paralogism.
Then at the King's bidding Sir Bedivere raised Arthur and bore
him to the water's edge.