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Usage examples for Bere

  1. Also, ye shall bere no poynted wepon, dagger, knyfe, ne non other wapen ayenst the Kynge's pece. – Old Church Lore by William Andrews
  2. 20 Ourse mengue on bien; A bere men ete well; Si faitton chieures. – Dialogues in French and English by William Caxton
  3. They said the bere meal cost about 20s. – Second Shetland Truck System Report by William Guthrie
  4. That greatest foles, and fullest of lewdnes Hauynge least wyt: and symplest Science Ar fyrst promoted: and haue greatest reuerence For if one can flater, and bere a hawke on his Fyst He shalbe made Person of Honyngton or of Clyst. – The Ship of Fools, Volume 1 by Sebastian Brandt
  5. Who knows not how, in the Lytell Geste of Robin Hood, they shot at pluck- buffet, the king among them, disguised as an abbot; and every man who missed the rose- garland, his tackle he should tyne;- And bere a buffet on his head, Iwys ryght all bare, And all that fell on Robyn's lote, He smote them wonder sair. – Hereward, The Last of the English by Charles Kingsley
  6. Persons worthy of credit assure me that ring- ousels were seen at Christmas 1770 in the forest of Bere on the southern verge of this county. – The-Natural-History-of-Selborne by White, Gilbert
  7. 576. Original has bere i. – A Select Collection of Old English Plays, Volume I. by R. Dodsley
  8. Illustrated in colour by Stephen de la Bere – Literature for Children by Orton Lowe
  9. The royal request was cheerfully welcomed, and the city of London hasted to send " Tritty botes of swete wyne, ten of Tyre, ten of Romency, ten of Malvesey, and a thousand pipes of ale and bere with three thousand and five hundred coppes for your hoost to drinke"- a " bote" being about 126 gallons. – The Story of Rouen by Sir Theodore Andrea Cook
  10. Bere or 'bear, ' also 'bigg, ' a kind of barley largely cultivated in Ireland, Scotland, and Northern England. – Political Pamphlets by George Saintsbury
  11. His brewer will not be paid in that coin, or if the brewer should be such a fool, the farmers will not take it from them for their bere because they are bound by their leases to pay their rents in good and lawful money of England, which this is not, nor of Ireland neither, and the Squire their landlord will never be so bewitched to take such trash for his land; so that it must certainly stop somewhere or other, and where- ever it stops it is the same thing, and we are all undone. – Political Pamphlets by George Saintsbury
  12. For they haue tooke notable goods of ours, On this side see, these false pelours Called, of Saincte Malo, and ellis where: Which to their Duke none obeysance will bere With such colours wee haue bee hindred sore. – The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation, v. 1, Northern Europe by Richard Hakluyt
  13. With these names we may put Drewry or Drury, sweetheart, from the Old French abstract druerie, of Germanic origin and cognate with true- " For certeynly no such beeste To be loved is not worthy, Or bere the name of druerie." – The Romance of Names by Ernest Weekley
  14. He is vnwyse whiche is ioyous and fayne To offer his necke to bere that without fere Whiche were ynoughe for dyuers men to bere That man that taketh vpon his backe alone The heuy weght of the large fyrmament Or any burdeyne whiche maketh hym to grone Whiche to sustayne his strength is ympotent No meruayle is if he fall incontynent And than whan he lowe on the grounde doth lye He oft repentyth his purpose and foly We haue in storyes many examples great Shewynge the lewde ende of this curyosyte. – The Ship of Fools, Volume 1 by Sebastian Brandt
  15. Chaucer, too, notices banners being suspended from trumpets- " On every trump hanging a brod banere, Of fine tartarium full richly bete, Every trumpet his lorde's armes bere – Flags: Some Account of their History and Uses. by Andrew Macgeorge

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