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Bestrew

verb
(past bestrewed; past part. bestrewn; pres. part. bestrewing)  (Spelt also bestrow)
1.
Cover by strewing.






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"Bestrew" Quotes from Famous Books



... else does. I see that people get worked up into furies over what they think is right and wrong, and kill each other on account of it. Later ages view the matter as of no importance; and the lives that are lost in the struggle are as forgotten as the multitudinous leaves which bestrew the ground of an autumnal forest. I fear I am in a very bad state of mind. It is true, as you intimate in your letter, that I am passing through a certain humiliation of spirit; and I am thus inclined to ...
— Children of the Market Place • Edgar Lee Masters

... and like a short delight, I glided by my parents' sight. That done, the harder fates denied My longer stay, and so I died. If, pitying my sad parents' tears, You'll spill a tear or two with theirs, And with some flowers my grave bestrew, Love and ...
— The Hesperides & Noble Numbers: Vol. 1 and 2 • Robert Herrick



Words linked to "Bestrew" :   straw, strew



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