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bequeath
used in The Aeneid

5 uses
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Definition
give or pass down — often upon death in a will
  • This present Caedicus the rich bestow'd On Remulus, when friendship first they vow'd, And, absent, join'd in hospitable ties: He, dying, to his heir bequeath'd the prize; Till, by the conqu'ring Ardean troops oppress'd, He fell; and they the glorious gift possess'd.
    Book 9 (44% in)
  • Her sister thus replies: "O dearer than the vital air I breathe, Will you to grief your blooming years bequeath, Condemn'd to waste in woes your lonely life, Without the joys of mother or of wife?
    Book 4 (4% in)
  • This bow to thee, this quiver I bequeath, This chosen arrow, to revenge her death: By whate'er hand Camilla shall be slain, Or of the Trojan or Italian train, Let him not pass unpunish'd from the plain.
    Book 11 (66% in)
  • Him, beating with his heels in pangs of death, His flying friends to foreign fields bequeath.
    Book 11 (95% in)
  • Their lives for godlike freedom they bequeath, And crowd each other to be first in death.
    Book 11 (98% in)

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