Usage examples for Bears

  1. " The course is south by west, three- quarters west, when the lighthouse bears west by south. – A Victorious Union SERIES: The Blue and the Gray--Afloat by Oliver Optic
  2. The rest of the movement seems to have been added by another hand and bears no trace of Bach's style. – Johann Sebastian Bach by Johann Nikolaus Forkel and Charles Sanford Terry
  3. But they were not thinking of bears just then. – The Bobbsey Twins in the Great West by Laura Lee Hope
  4. There aren't any bears on the prairie. – By Right of Purchase by Harold Bindloss
  5. " I have killed two bears in my life," Erik's father said with pride. – Gerda in Sweden by Etta Blaisdell McDonald
  6. I travelled down from London with a Member of Parliament last night, and he gave me a description of the state of the country which bears out what you say. – The Simpkins Plot by George A. Birmingham
  7. " This just bears out what I've been saying all along about the utter want of common honesty in political life. – Lalage's Lovers 1911 by George A. Birmingham
  8. Bears very wisely- when getting into hollows of rocks or trees, go tail- end first, that they may be in a position to move out again when necessary. – Stories of Animal Sagacity by W.H.G. Kingston
  9. The only other thing of which I think, which bears on this subject, is an idea they have, that before a person dies- it may be but a short time or it may be several months- a spirit from the spirit land comes and carries off the spirit of the individual to that place. – A further contribution to the study of the mortuary customs of the North American Indians First Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1879-80, Government Printing Office, Washington, 1881, pages 87-204 by H. C. Yarrow
  10. After roaming about for some time longer, my cousin met some other bears who invited him to join them. – The Joyous Story of Toto by Laura E. Richards
  11. They had just killed two bears – The New North by Agnes Deans Cameron
  12. No matter- she bears up. – The Awkward Age by Henry James
  13. Not that it is better done: but then politics bears the blame." – A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume II (of II) by Augustus de Morgan
  14. " Even supposing the autopsy bears out that view I shall not be satisfied," Henshaw declared. – The Hunt Ball Mystery by Magnay, William
  15. That is, it bears the name I was known by while I was sheriff and while I lived in the city. – Emerson's Wife and Other Western Stories Emerson's Wife -- Colonel Kate's Protégée -- The Kid of Apache Teju -- A Blaze on Pard Huff -- How Colonel Kate Won Her Spurs -- Hollyhocks -- The Rise, Fall, and Redemption of Johnson Sides -- A Piece of Wreckag by Florence Finch Kelly
  16. I am sure he bears it like an angel. – A Country Gentleman and his Family by Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant
  17. Neither in life nor in teaching does he represent the faith whose name he bears – India’s Problem Krishna or Christ by John P. Jones
  18. Is there, in human form, that bears a heart- A wretch! – The Ontario Readers: The High School Reader, 1886 by Ministry of Education
  19. Sir William Bermingham was confined with his son in the Keep of Dublin Castle, which still bears his name. – An Illustrated History of Ireland from AD 400 to 1800 by Mary Frances Cusack
  20. Bears are not difficult to tame. – The Sunny Side of Diplomatic Life, 1875-1912 by Lillie DeHegermann-Lindencrone