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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of upbear.

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Examples

  • It did not sink, for its own cake still upbore it, but in a whirl they saw dark water show for an instant within a foot of them.

    THE MEAT

  •     Singly the left upbore in wool soft-hooded a distaff,

    Poems and Fragments

  •     Singly the left upbore in wool soft-hooded a distaff,

    Poems and Fragments

  • The sea upbore me, flood of the tide, on Finnish land, the welling waters.

    Beowulf

  • The sea upbore me, flood of the tide, on Finnish land, the welling waters.

    Beowulf, translated by Francis Gummere

  • The sea upbore me, flood of the tide, on Finnish land, the welling waters.

    Beowulf, translated by Francis Gummere

  • We knew that we upbore our world on our shoulders; and that through the labour of our hands it was sustained and strengthened — and we were contented.

    Woman and Labour

  • The sea that drowned some ships upbore all others, and in its depths swam whales and over their heads beat wings.

    The Stars Are Also Fire

  • It was an airy room with a view over salt water that danced and glittered and upbore white wings of sailboats.

    The Boat of a Million Years

  • Down its width on his right he spied the column that upbore Justinian's equestrian statue in the Forum of Constantine and beyond it, just glimpsed, the walls of the Imperial palace grounds, senate house, law courts, Hippodrome; the domes of Hagia Sophia; the gardens and shining buildings on the Acropolis: glories raised through lifetime after transient lifetime.

    The Boat of a Million Years

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