Here I am, and here I bide, while God gives me strength to lift a sword.
"The danger may bide," said he, shrugging his broad shoulders.
In sooth, it is bad for those who fall, but worse for those who bide behind.
If we bide here, who knows that some fresh tumult may not break out.
Here I must bide, and talk and sew and spin, and spin and sew and talk.
"Old John will bide at home, sire," said the rugged soldier.
It is time that we were at the wars, for our good swords will not bide in their scabbards.
"Bide ye, mem, till ye hear what it is," rejoined the minister.
"Ay, bide, Jamie; and I winna come near ye," sobbed his mother.
I'll get Kirsty to big ane, and mebbe she 'll come and bide in 't wi' me whiles!'