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beget
used in King Lear

4 uses
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Definition
to cause something — especially to make children
  • ] Some blood drawn on me would beget opinion Of my more fierce endeavour: [Wounds his arm.
    2.1 — Act 2 Scene 1 — A court within the Castle of the Earl of Gloster (26% in)
  • Good my lord, You have begot me, bred me, lov'd me: I Return those duties back as are right fit, Obey you, love you, and most honour you.
    1.1 — Act 1 Scene 1 — A Room of State in King Lear's Palace (31% in)
  • 'twas this flesh begot Those pelican daughters.
    3.4 — Act 3 Scene 4 — A part of the Heath with a Hovel. Storm continues (42% in)
  • It is the stars, The stars above us, govern our conditions; Else one self mate and mate could not beget Such different issues.
    4.3 — Act 4 Scene 3 — The French camp near Dover (63% in)

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