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 Meanings and Examples of BEQUEATH
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bequeath
 v.  leave to someone by a will; hand down
Classic Sentence:
1  which treasure I bequeath and leave en.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 18. The Treasure.
2  ngle in the second; which treasure I bequeath and leave en.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 18. The Treasure.
3  These pavements bequeath to the uprising only their mud.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER II—THE ROOT OF THE MATTER
4  I bequeath to her the two candlesticks which stand on the chimney-piece.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER V—A NIGHT BEHIND WHICH THERE IS DAY
5  Dear, bequeath me that great patience.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FORTY
6  --Three girls, the two eldest sixteen and fourteen, was an awful legacy for a mother to bequeath, an awful charge rather, to confide to the authority and guidance of a conceited, silly father.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 1
7  The last Count of Spada, moreover, made me his heir, bequeathing to me this symbolic breviary, he bequeathed to me all it contained; no, no, make your mind satisfied on that point.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 18. The Treasure.
8  She had a small property, which she bequeathed with much ostentation to a religious community.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER VIII—MADAME VICTURNIEN EXPENDS THIRTY FRANCS ON M...
9  It is one of the papers in his own handwriting which he has bequeathed to us.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER IV—FORMS ASSUMED BY SUFFERING DURING SLEEP
10  As for the five hundred and eighty thousand francs, they constituted a legacy bequeathed to Cosette by a dead person, who desired to remain unknown.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER VI—THE TWO OLD MEN DO EVERYTHING, EACH ONE AFTER ...
11  All the rest he died possessed of, he bequeathed to Peggotty; whom he left residuary legatee, and sole executrix of that his last will and testament.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 31. A GREATER LOSS
12  He felt how useless it was to struggle against fortune, this being the burden of wisdom which the ages had bequeathed to him.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In A LITTLE CLOUD
13  And the exile, separated from the beloved France so dear to his heart, died a lingering death on that rock and bequeathed his great deeds to posterity.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER I
14  The latter informs the party that she bequeaths untold wealth to the young pair and an awful doom to Don Pedro, if he doesn't make them happy.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWO
Example Sentence:
1  Though Maud had intended to bequeath the family home to her nephew, she died before changing her will.
2  Most people bequeath their property to their spouses and children.
3  She bequeathed her collection of paintings to the National Gallery.
4  Her father bequeathed her the family fortune in his will.
5  Mary bequeathed half of the company to her niece.