We feel driven to practice control when we cannot bear
to expose ourselves in our weakness to an Other who might wound us" (20).
I, for example, cannot see how she "knows many, many dance lovers cannot bear
to watch," as she is presumably of their number and therefore can hardly register either their presence or nonpresence.
They are self-sufficient mothers who have bonded so deeply with their children that they cannot bear
to entrust their education to anyone else, Mothers (and sometimes fathers) find ways to make modest livings, often in counterculture food and crafts organizations.
With the long-back sling, residents who cannot bear
their full weight can be lifted and lowered.
Truth is, we cannot bear
the thought that Castro for forty years has defied us, refusing to pay us the homage to which we are accustomed in this hemisphere.
It is a war conducted by doves who are profoundly uncomfortable with the realities of international conflict, who cannot bear
to recognize the clash of powers and interests and, thus, the possibility of real winners and losers.
So if you cannot bear
to endure another night in a pub packed with once- a-year drinkers, there are worse options than to tune in.
One has to remember that Linda in the first book, and Narjiss in the second book, both conceived children with Khalil, while his Libyan wife, Fatima cannot bear
He cannot bear
his humiliation and throws himself on his own sword.
There has been four billion dollars in new city and state taxes and citizens simply cannot bear