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- v. Present participle of bear witness.
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As Bailiff of Stratford, he was ex officio a justice of the peace; and two warrants are extant, granted by him in December, 1568, for the arrest of John Ball and Richard Walcar on account of debts; both of them bearing witness that “he had a mark to himself, like an honest, plain-dealing man.”
Most likely, the stone alleyways outside the apartmentthey seemed so charmingwere at one time a septic mess of horse droppings and the contents of chamber pots, the air fetid with disease, the whole closed-in-upon-itself city and the ruined castle above bearing witness to centuries of invading armies of this or that municipality or nation-state.
He was able to get him released, however, on bearing witness to Fentiman’s identity and good faith, and after persuading him to give a promise to keep the peace.
“Jalálikah” or Gallicians, thus bearing witness to the antiquity and importance of the Gallego race.