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bestow
used in King Lear

4 uses
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Definition
to give — typically to present as an honor or give as a gift
  • Do; Kill thy physician, and the fee bestow Upon the foul disease.
    1.1 — Act 1 Scene 1 — A Room of State in King Lear's Palace (53% in)
  • Our good old friend, Lay comforts to your bosom; and bestow Your needful counsel to our business, Which craves the instant use.
    2.1 — Act 2 Scene 1 — A court within the Castle of the Earl of Gloster (98% in)
  • This house is little: the old man and his people Cannot be well bestow'd.
    2.4 — Act 2 Scene 4 — Before Gloster's Castle; Kent in the stocks (93% in)
  • ] Far off methinks I hear the beaten drum: Come, father, I'll bestow you with a friend.
    4.6 — Act 4 Scene 6 — The country near Dover (**% in)

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