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beget
used in Love's Labour's Lost

3 uses
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Definition
to cause something — especially to make children
  • His eye begets occasion for his wit, For every object that the one doth catch The other turns to a mirth-moving jest, Which his fair tongue, conceit's expositor, Delivers in such apt and gracious words That aged ears play truant at his tales, And younger hearings are quite ravished; So sweet and voluble is his discourse.
    2.1 — Act 2 Scene 1 — The King of Navarre's park. A pavilion.... (26% in)
  • This is a gift that I have, simple, simple; a foolish extravagant spirit, full of forms, figures, shapes, objects, ideas, apprehensions, motions, revolutions: these are begot in the ventricle of memory, nourished in the womb of pia mater, and delivered upon the mellowing of occasion.
    4.2 — Act 4 Scene 2 — The same (42% in)
  • Why, that's the way to choke a gibing spirit, Whose influence is begot of that loose grace Which shallow laughing hearers give to fools.
    5.2 — Act 5 Scene 2 — The same. Before the Princess's pavilion (93% in)

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