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Usage examples for born

  1. It seems to me that he is born for a poet. – Henry of Ofterdingen: A Romance. by Friedrich von Hardenberg
  2. These were not then born. – The Ordinance of Covenanting by John Cunningham
  3. And what are the rich born for? – Nature and Art by Mrs. Inchbald
  4. The child was born at three o'clock in the morning; he was hardly six hours old when Buck arrived. – The Story of Louie by Oliver Onions
  5. A child is being born. – The Emigrant Trail by Geraldine Bonner
  6. I hope that all you children, wherever you may travel, will keep a great love for the land where you were born. – Holidays & Happy-Days by Hamish Hendry
  7. Men of the First Born, look! – The Gods of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs
  8. She came over here to spend the day with me, just before Jo was born, and we had a wonderful day. – Saturday's Child by Kathleen Norris
  9. A new man was born in me that day. – The Wooden Horse by Hugh Walpole
  10. You might at least have had the sense you was born with, and asked somebody is Huldy here. – Judith of the Cumberlands by Alice MacGowan
  11. Goodness is possible; and not to achieve it is to defeat the purpose for which we were born into this world. – Men in the Making by Ambrose Shepherd
  12. You were not born here- no? – The Twins of Table Mountain and Other Stories by Bret Harte
  13. You should not have been born so soon, Billy Little. – A Forest Hearth: A Romance of Indiana in the Thirties by Charles Major
  14. You were born to be loved. – Missing by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  15. Why was I born? – The Vertical City by Fannie Hurst
  16. The other man is a born gentleman in every sense of the word. – Plays A Protégée of the Mistress; Poverty Is No Crime; Sin and Sorrow Are Common to All; It's a Family Affair--We'll Settle It Ourselves by Alexander Ostrovsky
  17. " I tell you I am better born than the best of you. – History of the United Netherlands, 1586-89, Vol. II. Complete by John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: February 7, 2009
  18. One is just what one is born to be, eh? – The Adventures of Harry Richmond, Complete by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
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