Usage examples for begotten

  1. Answer me now, if by some oracle My sire was destined to a bloody end By a son's hand, can this reflect on me, Me then unborn, begotten by no sire, Conceived in no mother's womb? – The Oedipus Trilogy by Sophocles
  2. I am the Lover of Life By whom my Son is begotten: This is my Son- The Soul in whom I am well pleased. – The Piper and the Reed by Robert Norwood
  3. But to be correct, we will say that it is the grandchild of nature, because all visible things are begotten by nature, and these her children have begotten painting. – Thoughts on Art and Life by Leonardo da Vinci