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Usage examples for Borne

  1. But at twelve o'clock their power goes, and if you have borne it, and not spoken a word, I shall be saved. – Snowdrop and Other Tales by Jacob Grimm Wilhelm Grimm
  2. Then I continued quietly, still watching him: " Charles is a good name, whether borne by a king or another man." – The Coming of the King by James Hocking
  3. " I have borne much, John Jenkins," she said. – Condensed Novels by Bret Harte
  4. In fact, I've borne quite as much as I'm willing to put up with from both of them, and there's some reason, after all, in Esmond's plan. – Delilah of the Snows by Harold Bindloss
  5. What has become of the De la Borne money? – Jeanne of the Marshes by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  6. How would I have borne myself in this or in that? – Robert Louis Stevenson a Record, an Estimate, and a Memorial by Alexander H. Japp
  7. How can you teach others how to bear such things if you have not borne them? – Heart Talks by Charles Wesley Naylor
  8. The knowledge was borne in upon him instinctively. – The Gold Trail by Harold Bindloss
  9. What was that borne by four men? – The Moving Finger A Trotting Christmas Eve at Warwingie Lost! The Loss of the "Vanity" Dick Stanesby's Hutkeeper The Yanyilla Steeplechase A Digger's Christmas by Mary Gaunt
  10. How you could have borne up, and done long- continued battle with them, I cannot imagine! – Mrs. Halliburton's Troubles by Mrs. Henry Wood
  11. The line of the current on each side of it is plainly marked, and runs at the speed of nine or ten miles an hour; if you put your hand or foot a little way outside this line, they are immediately borne away by its force; if you went into it yourself, nothing could prevent your going down the falls. – Diary in America, Series One by Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)
  12. If it had been some one at a distance, some one I need never have seen, I could have borne it; but my own sister, living in the same house together all day long- that is too bitter! – A Houseful of Girls by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  13. You have already borne too much for my sake. – The Knave of Diamonds by Ethel May Dell
  14. The wounded man was borne away. – Dave Darrin at Vera Cruz by H. Irving Hancock
  15. I wouldn't a' borne not a tenth of it from no other man, Mr. Fenwick. – The Vicar of Bullhampton by Anthony Trollope
  16. If that was to make you happy, I would have gone away, and patiently borne all, but it is impossible." – King of the Castle by George Manville Fenn
  17. Other women have got along as best they could in these mountains, and I can bear what they have borne. – The Mountain Girl by Payne Erskine
  18. Would he not say: 'I have borne with the things concerning your family. – One of Our Conquerors, Complete by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  19. I could never have borne it all, if you-" " Really, Lydia?" – An Alabaster Box by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman and Florence Morse Kingsley
  20. For a time this was all that happened, and though it was bad enough, perhaps it might have been borne; but there was worse to come. – The Strange Story Book by Mrs. Andrew Lang
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