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English citations of bewry


  • 1500, Le Bone Florence of Rome:
    They dud wyth hym as wyth þe dedd; They beryed hym in a ryall stedd.


  • 1589-1600, Richard Hakluyt, The Principal Navigations, Voiages, Traffiques and Discoueries of the English Nation:
    They bewry not vp their asshes in pottes dasshed full of pearle and precious stone.


  • 1891, Ezekiel Sanford, A history of the United States before the Revolution, page 275:
    Isaiah xvi. 3, 4. 'Take council, execute judgment, make they shadow as the night in the midst of the noon-day; hide the out-casts, bewry not him that wandereth.'
  • 1848 [c. 1400], George Ellis, “Sir Ferumbras”, in Specimens of Early English Metrical Romances[1], British Museum, translation of ms. Bibl. Reg. 15 E. vi., page 392:
    "Go there," she said; "the devil thee speed!
    My counsel shalt thou never bewry:1
    Whoso will not help a man at need,
    An evil death mote he die!"
    1 Betray.
  • 1837, Samuel Astley Dunham, Eminent Literary and Scientific Men of Great Britain and Ireland[2], page 142:
    O that Ben Jonson is a pestilent fellow: he brought up Horace giving the poets a pill † ; but our fellow, Shakespear, hath given him a purge that made him bewry his credit.
  • This looks like an alternative form of (or perhaps a misspelling/typo) for bewray Leasnam (talk) 05:16, 26 January 2018 (UTC)