beget

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  • Some lies, however are very long-lived, especially those begotten by self interest. Cited from 1000 Nights and a Night, Vol. 10, Tr. by Burton
  • I have been begotten as a son by both my mother and my father. Cited from The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 3
  • He left behind two sons, one adopted and the other his own begetting.
  • She asked him how it would be possible for her to beget sons without her husband.
  • Forms and methods might take care of themselves, so the thing itself was begotten. Cited from The Romance of a Pro-Consul, by James Milne
  • He was beget inside the sea, and sent as human into the land.
  • Out of her he begot his child, as out of the past. Cited from Twilight in Italy, by D.H. Lawrence
  • Your father married your mother by our aid and begot you. Cited from The Best of the World's Classics, Vol. I: Greece, by Various
  • Your father married your mother by our aid and begat you. Cited from Crito, by Plato [AKA: The Death of Socrates 2] #16
  • Or there may be a strong wish to find a thing beautiful begotten of another feeling. Cited from Illusions, by James Sully
  • There is nothing like the peace of God to beget good will to man. Cited from Gathering Jewels, by James Knowles and Matilda Darroch Knowles
  • But what name did the father who begot thee give to thee? Cited from The Tragedies of Euripides, Volume I, by Euripides
  • To what end is Man born but to work, beget his kind, and die? Cited from The Broad Highway, by Jeffery Farnol
  • She did not seem at all willing at first, but love begets love. Cited from Welsh Fairy Tales, by William Elliot Griffis
  • Success begets success; let him make himself a name, and the gates might open! Cited from Lewis Rand, by Mary Johnston
  • The reason is that a man begets his like in species but not in individual. Cited from Summa Theologica, Part I-II (Pars Prima Secundae), Saint Thomas Aquinas
  • That is the very meaning of father and son; that like should beget like. Cited from Sermons for the Times, by Charles Kingsley
  • Beget sons that will think and act as he is capable of doing. Cited from The Prince of Graustark, by G. B. McCutcheon
  • Least of all did he understand this son of his begetting. Cited from Lady Good-for-Nothing, by A. T. Quiller-Couch
  • When life is begotten under these circumstances we may expect a development bright with intelligence. Cited from People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English, by R.V. Pierce
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Meaning of beget

  • verb Make children
    Abraham begot Isaac, Men often father children but don't recognize them