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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BEGAT

Here he begat a family consisting of five pairs of twin male children.

Why betray them when they were doomed to be stifled in the breast that begat them?

But I am utterly wretched, for I begat the best of sons in Troy, and none of them is left.

This, I trow, was done by those evil spirits that begat them, for the injury of the Goths.

Sailors married queens and begat princesses and all the rest of it.

Alas, whence do they come who begat them, from what have they issued out?

And James said: "Of his own will begat he us with the word of truth."

That these gifts are purely of God's grace he also implies: He begat us again.

Carry they not the true image and superscription of the father which begat them?

Not that grunting and omnivorous swine who took the cowl, begat you!

WORD ORIGIN

archaic past tense of beget.

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.