Descend-upon sentence example

descend-upon
  • Thence, when the well-drilled Army of be so or not, Lee took part in preparing for the divorce pro Potomac was about to descend upon Richmond, he was ceedings against Catherine of Aragon, and in January 1534 the hurriedly recalled to Richmond.

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  • The latter could descend upon the former and be imparted to it, neither subject to nature nor intelligible by reason.

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  • Quinn was fearful; afraid that somehow we'd made a terrible error and the wrath of law enforcement would descend upon us.

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  • The trees stood strangely expectant, as if they were aware that something quite unique was about to descend upon their world.

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  • Why else dost thou think I have caused a flood to descend upon the earth?

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  • Or a philosopher like Hegel, armed with a metaphysical theory, may descend upon the facts of religion and interpret them in its light, till they almost lose their original significance, which we might provisionally define as consisting in this, that the believer in any religion finds himself helped or (as he claims) saved by it.

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  • Perhaps the most important meteors are those which, after their bright careers and loud detonations, descend upon the earth's surface and can be submitted to close inspection and analysis (see Meteorites).

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  • Each January interior designers, furniture dealers, magazine editors, and trend setters from around the globe descend upon the French capital to discover what is next in the world of home design.

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