bear (v.), past forms bore, borne Old form(s): beare
behave, look, conduct [oneself]
1H6 II.iv.14[Warwick to all] Between two horses, which doth bear him best [i.e. carry himself best]
2H6 I.i.182[Salisbury to York and Warwick] I never saw but Humphrey Duke of Gloucester / Did bear him like a noble gentleman
3H6 II.i.13[Richard to Edward, of York] he bore him in the thickest troop / As doth a lion in a herd of neat
E3 II.i.19[Lodowick alone, of the Countess] If she looked pale, 'twas silly woman's fear, / To bear herself in presence of a king [i.e. over how to behave]
H8 II.i.30[Second Gentleman to First Gentleman, of Buckingham] how did he bear himself?
KJ[Bastard as if to heaven] tempt us not to bear above our power!
Luc.1096[] Old woes, not infant sorrows, bear them mild
MM I.iii.47[Duke to Friar Thomas] instruct / How I may formally in person bear me / Like a true friar
Tem I.ii.426[Ferdinand to Miranda] some good instruction give / How I may bear me here [i.e. comport myself]
TNK V.iv.137[Theseus to all] Let's go off, / And bear us like the time [i.e. carry ourselves appropriately]

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