THIS page provides hundreds of example sentences taken from English literature, illustrating the use of various words.

‘Borne’

Below are some examples of sentences from classic literature using the word ‘Borne’.

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It was too great a shock to be borne with calmness, and she immediately left the room.

From ‘Sense and Sensibility’, by Jane Austen.

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Amount

All I had gathered from it amounted to this, — that there was a mystery at Thornfield.

From ‘Jane Eyre’, by Charlotte Brontë.

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