of those who bestirred themselves against the earlier inhabitants of the country.
We do not know what opinion Clement formed of them, but before his death he seems to have bestirred himself on Bacon's behalf, for in 1268 the latter was permitted to return to Oxford.
The most vehement agitation seized the length and breadth of the great Celtic land; the patriots everywhere bestirred themselves.
encumbered sleepers groaned, Too fast in thought or death to be bestirred.
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