I reflected that his was the calling which begot civilisation.
Well, this may we say: those who begot us need have no shame.
These qualities, and the time he had for thinking, begot Seed-corn.
It more often begot laughter, and his case was an instance of it.
What were they, after all, but dreams, “begot of nothing but vain fantasy?”
He will rue it that ever he begot ...