1) He BORE the flagon to the altar, which occupied a central position in the court of the priests

2) During the last years of his life he was so thankful to his confreres and he BORE his illness in the spirit of faith and with admirable patience

3) He BORE inscribed on his face what had to happen in the planet link

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    This is about different kinds of subjects, not different kinds of articles. – snailplane Mar 4 '17 at 20:43
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    "Bore" here is the past tense of "to bear"(carry). The present tense would be "He bears the flagon..." or "He bears inscribed on his face..." – Jeremy Nottingham Mar 4 '17 at 20:46
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    Ya, you don't add an 's' when it's past tense. – Stew C Mar 4 '17 at 21:02
  • @Jeremy Nottingham thanks a lot it's a stupid question then) – Max Mar 4 '17 at 21:36
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    @Max The only stupid questions are the ones you don't ask. – StoneyB on hiatus Mar 4 '17 at 22:46

It's not a stupid question, it can be easily made by a learner, in your example


is the irregular past tense of bear (to carry), not to be confused with

He bores me to death

meaning you find him exceedingly boring, the past tense of which is bored

He was bored at the performance.

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