Set down sentence example

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  • When they all set down to supper, Brandon was still brooding.
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  • Dean set down his bike and began to pace.
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  • She swallowed hard and set down the phone.
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  • Mrs. Riley set down the phone and moved to the door to answer it.
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  • The driver, tall, dark-haired and unshaven with a pencil-thin mustache, set down his hamburger.
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  • She set down a tray with an insulated, silver pot of coffee at its center.
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  • "Yeah," Xander replied and set down the animal.
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  • Jessi set down the device, aware she was there for a reason.
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  • For the earlier period their authorities were state and family records - above all, the annales maximi (or annales pontificum), the official chronicle of Rome, in which the notable occurrences of each year from the foundation of the city were set down by the pontifex maximus.
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  • But among their countrymen generally strict attendance to religious observances, a wide bounty to religious foundations, may be set down as national characteristics.
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  • In Sicily, Greek, Arabic, Latin and its children were the tongues of distinct nations; French might be the politest speech, but neither Greek nor Arabic could be set down as a vulgar tongue, Arabic even less than Greek.
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  • But probably the greater part of the enormous total of deaths set down to malaria is due to the malarial cachexia.
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  • The population may be set down roughly as 823,000,000, of which 330,000,000 inhabit Chinese territory, 302,000,000 British, and 25,000,000 Russian.
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  • In modern problems we can watch the economic machine actually at work, cross-examine our witnesses, see that delicate interplay of passions and interests which cannot be set down or described in a document, and acquire a certain sense of touch in relation to the questions at issue which manuscripts and records cannot impart.
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  • His conversion apparently took place at Ephesus; there, at any rate, he places his decisive interview with the old man, and there he had those discussions with Jews and converts to Judaism, the results of which he in later years set down in his Dialogue.
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  • He then draws a positive demonstration of the truth of his religion from the effects of the new faith, and especially from the excellence of its moral teaching, and concludes with a comparison of Christian and Pagan doctrines, in which the latter are set down with naïve confidence as the work of demons.
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  • Especially complicated was the ancient Babylonian demonology; all the petty annoyances of life - a sudden fall, a headache, a quarrel - were set down to the agency of fiends; all the stronger emotions - love, hate, jealousy and so on - were regarded as the work of demons; in fact so numerous were they, that there were special fiends for various parts of the human body - one for the head, another for the neck, and so on.
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  • The extreme length of Greenland may therefore be set down at about 1650 m., while its extreme breadth, which occurs about 77° 30' N., is approximately Boo m.
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  • Nothing has been set down in his book " which bath not been explored and many times performed and repeated " by himself.
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  • These limits may be set down as from a little above the freezing point of water to a little below the boiling point.
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  • Hutter was a stern champion of Lutheran orthodoxy, as set down in the confessions and embodied in his own Compendium locorum theologicorum (1610; reprinted 1863), being so faithful to his master as to win the title of "Luther redonatus."
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  • A complete transcript, Brief Lives chiefly of Contemporaries set down by John Aubrey between the Years 1669 and 1696, was edited for the Clarendon Press in 1898 by the Rev. Andrew Clark from the MSS.
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  • The rules of the art were set down in the so-called Tabulatur or law-book of the gild.
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  • Ancaeus set down the cup, leaving the wine untasted, hurried out, and was killed by the boar.
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  • Indeed, in the closing years of his life he produced some of his finest paintings, in which he set down with admirable truth the peculiar atmosphere and colour and teeming life of the boulevards, streets and bridges of Paris and Rouen.
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  • If the reasons suggested above are not adequate, then we must set down the questioned epistles to some disciple of St Paul, who has carried the ideas and principles of his master a step farther or has applied them to a different set of problems and conditions.
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  • He increased the number of senators to goo and introduced provincials into that body; but instead of making it into a grand council of the empire, representative of its various races and nationalities, he treated it with studied contempt, and Cicero writes that his own name had been set down as the proposer of decrees of which he knew nothing, conferring the title of king on potentates of whom he had never heard.
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  • The laws and records of suits were set down in picture-writings, of which some are still to be seen; sentence of death was recorded by drawing a line with an arrow across the portrait of the condemned, and the chronicles describe the barbaric solemnity with which the king passed sentence sitting on a golden and jewelled throne in the divine tribunal, with one hand on an ornamented skull and the golden arrow in the other.
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  • To make no bitter notes upon any text, or yet to set down any determination in places of controversy.
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  • When this large body of scholars were set down to their task, an elaborate set of rules was drawn up for their guidance, which contained a scheme of revision as well as general directions for the execution of their work.
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  • (7) Such quotations of places to be marginally set down as shall serve for the fit reference of one Scripture to another.
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  • It is probable that the compiler set down all he could gather of this ancient author, and that his interest in him was chiefly due Co his antiquity.
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  • Many are mere fragments, and even in the longest there are often lacunae; but the compiler evidently set down all that he could collect of a poem from the memory of the rawis, and did not, like Abu Tammam, choose only the best portions.
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  • 2 (total 12) in the Australian water-rats; but in the great majority of species it presents striking uniformity, and may be set down typically as i.
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  • Mr Andrew Lang says that "whenever a native dies, no matter how evident it may be that death has been the result of natural causes, it is at once set down that the defunct was bewitched."
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  • He did not suggest that every variation and every character must have a "selection value," although he pointed out that, because of our ignorance of animal physiology, it was extremely rash to set down any characters as valueless to their owners.
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  • In consequence of this deficiency he failed to pay the tribute due from the people to Ptolemy, as his fathers had done, and is set down by Josephus as a miser who cared nothing for the protest of Ptolemy's special ambassador.
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  • The paid teachers - whom modern writers set down as the sophists, and denounce as the modern pestilence of their age - were not distinguished in any marked or generic way from their predecessors."
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  • The generally recognized principal Avatars do not, however, by any means constitute the only occasions of a direct intercession of the deity in worldly affairs, but - in the same way as to this day the eclipses of the sun and moon are ascribed by the ordinary Hindu to these luminaries being temporarily swallowed by the dragon Rahu (or Graha, " the seizer") - so any uncommon occurrence would be apt to be set down as a special manifestation of divine power; and any man credited with exceptional merit or achievement, or even remarkable for some strange incident connected with his life or death, might ultimately come to be looked upon as a veritable incarnation of the deity, capable of influencing the destinies of man, and might become an object of local adoration or superstitious awe and propitiatory rites to multitudes of people.
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  • Against this, however, must be set down his excessive extravagance, especially towards the end of his life.
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  • He had written on the condition of parties in the church; he had set down his thoughts on philosophical reform in the lost tract, Temporis Partus Maximus; but he had failed in obtaining the position which he looked upon as an indispensable condition 1 See Nic. Eth.
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  • The annual value of exports and of imports (which are of a general character) may be set down as about £30o,000 each.
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  • The result of his travels was set down by him in two works - Aiyu7rrcaea and IIEpi `T7rEpOopEwv, which were used by Diodorus Siculus.
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  • The sexual passion had a strong attraction for him at all times, and, according to his biographers, the notes he set down in English, when he was turned thirty, on marriage and kindred topics are unfit for publication.
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  • Lidner was a genuine poet, and his lack of durable success must be set down to faults of character, not to lack of inspiration.
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  • Doubtless, some of these features might be set down to Paul's amanuensis.6 But not all of them, more especially when the characteristic conceptions and ideas of the pastorals are taken into account.
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  • He is greatly indebted to oral tradition and to the testimony of eye-witnesses, especially of members of the Novatian community in Constantinople; some things also he has set down from personal knowledge.
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  • Even granting that some feeble remains of antique reserve may have contributed to this, and even although some of it is certainly to be set down to his disposition and temperament, still it was his religious passivity that here determined the character of Socrates and made him a typical example of the later Byzantine Christianity.
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  • From this and from other extant materials Ritschl has set down the number of the distinct literary works at 74 and the number of separate " books ' at about 620.
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  • The survey executed by Petty was, somewhat whimsically, called the "Down Survey," because the results were set down in maps; it is called by that name in Petty's will.
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  • 8,100 The average yield per acre of crops may be set down as follows: - Bushels.
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  • 185 gallons The total value of production in the year 1906 may be set down at £6,543,000, which works out at £2, 6s.
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  • The value of mining machinery may be approximately set down at £2,900,000.
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  • The principal ports for the shipping of coal for export, set down in order of the amount shipped, also fall very nearly into topographical groups, thus: - Newcastle, South Shields and Blyth in the Northern District; Newport in Monmouthshire; Sunderland in the Northern District, Hull, Grimsby and Goole on the Humber, which forms the eastern outlet of the Yorkshire coal-fields; Hartlepool, in the Northern District, and Liverpool.
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  • But inferences of this class have hardly attained to sufficient certainty and generality to be set down in the form of rules.
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  • The ill-chosen name of Caucasian, invented by Blumenbach in allusion to a South Caucasian skull of specially typical proportions, and applied by him to the so-called white races, is still current; it brings into one race peoples such as the Arabs and Swedes, although these are scarcely less different than the Americans and Malays, who are set down as two distinct races.
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  • The earliest recorders of the native social life set down such features as their previous experience of rude civilized life had made them judges of.
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  • The scarcity of bread was set down to conspirators against the Revolution.
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  • The agricultural inquiry of 1895 showed that 94.5% of the country consisted of arable land, gardens, vineyards, meadows, pastures and forests; but much of this area must be set down as mountainous and swampy pasture of poor quality.
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  • Two forms are possible (i.) modus ponens (which establishes the consequent set down in the major premise): if A is B, it is C (or C is D); A is B; therefore A is C (or C is D), and (ii.) modus tollens (which disproves the antecedent): if A is B, it is C (or C is D); A is not C (or C is not D); therefore it is not B (or A is not B).
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  • The oat crop is also much above the Australian average, and may be set down at 30 bushels an acre, but an average of 5 bushels higher is not infrequent.
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  • Then he set down the iPad, reminded of how often past-Deidre teased him by taking other assassins to her bed.
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  • Cynthia set down the page after reading the paragraph aloud to her husband.
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  • The guileless peasant set down his buckets and considered his alternatives.
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  • The report ran that Catherine had concerted the whole affair with the assassins, but this was speedily set down as a calumny.
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  • The whole book is very clearly set out, with learning outcomes set down for each chapter.
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  • Proposals set down on goatskin parchment were sent to the French Pope at Avignon at a time when Catholicism was divided.
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  • Scurrying the full way round the building I eventually plumped for the backstage door, set down from the main entrance.
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  • For example, have you tried to set down some of your own reveries or more undefinable feelings?
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  • He stood silently and slung the rifle over his shoulder, then started toward where the craft appeared to have set down.
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  • The extremely stringent requirements for product registration set down in European law reflect this.
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  • But at the same time many of the shortcomings of oology in this respect must be set down to the defective information and observation of its votaries, among whom some have been very lax, not to say incautious, in not ascertaining on due evidence the parentage of their specimens, and the author next to be named is open to this charge.
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  • He then draws a positive demonstration of the truth of his religion from the effects of the new faith, and especially from the excellence of its moral teaching, and concludes with a comparison of Christian and Pagan doctrines, in which the latter are set down with naïve confidence as the work of demons.
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  • The extreme length of Greenland may therefore be set down at about 1650 m., while its extreme breadth, which occurs about 77° 30' N., is approximately Boo m.
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  • On the other hand, we must not rashly set down agreements as due to " homoplasy " or " convergence of development " if we find two or three or more concurrent agreements.
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  • The exhibitions of vice and cruelty that were Growth And Population constantly to be seen in the capital have been reproduced by Hogarth, and had they not been set down by so truthful an observer it would have been almost impossible to believe that such enormities could have been committed in the streets of a great city.
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  • That baptism is called the Seal (vdpa'yls), and Illumination (4ceno-phs) in the 2nd century has been set down to the influence of the pagan mysteries; but as a matter of fact the former term is a metaphor from military discipline, and the idea conveyed in the latter that gnosis or imparting of divine love is an illumining of the soul is found both in the Old and New Testaments.
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  • It was afterwards asserted that, on Napoleon's resolve to turn the army of England against Austria, Daru had set down at the emperor's dictation all the details of the campaign which culminated at Ulm.
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  • The Mexican pictures so far approached writing proper as to set down legibly the names of persons and places and the dates of events, and at least helped the professional historians to remember the traditions repeated orally from generation to generation.
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  • She set down the bird-cage and poked the boy with her parasol.
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  • He has been set down.
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  • She waited till the valet had set down the coffee things and left the room.
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  • She went to the table, set down the tray, and with her plump white hands deftly took from it the bottles and various hors d'oeuvres and dishes and arranged them on the table.
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  • In the diary was set down everything in the children's lives that seemed noteworthy to their mother as showing their characters or suggesting general reflections on educational methods.
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  • Usually men cut off half their bill, as the unjust steward, when he owed a hundred, bade him set down fifty.
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  • If you are had set on appropriate dress, you may find it helpful to set down ground rules with your daughter before heading out to shop.
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  • Fall planting provides the tree or shrub with enough time to set down some roots before going dormant for the winter.
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  • This gives the plants plenty of time to set down roots and get used to their new location without the day's heat stressing them too much.
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  • Hydrangeas set down lots of little roots and have a large root ball, so be sure to dig around the hydrangea plant and take as much soil from its original location as possible to avoid disturbing the roots.
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  • Accredited simply means that the school meets certain standards set down by the beauty industry, and accredited schools often have the means to provide financial aid to students in the form of loans, grants, and waivers.
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  • The bag is lined with the famous &&&Love Marc&&&& lining and there are four platform feet on the bottom of the bag to protect it from scuffing when it is set down.
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  • There are four little metal feet for it to stand on when it is set down.
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  • This helps to protect the contents within the bag and keep the bag standing when it's set down.
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  • Even if three things a day are set down where that they don't belong, by the end of the week that's 21 things.
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  • The LiveShip Traders trilogy, made up of Ship of Magic, Mad Ship, and Ship of Destiny, is set down the coast from the Six Duchies.
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  • After the attacks, they had to set down on Caprica for repairs.
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  • Deidre set down the journal, needing to distract her thoughts before she started to panic again.
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  • He set down his glass, and taking Cynthia's hand, retreated from the parlor to the kitchen, without even bothering to make an excuse.
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  • He set down his box and smiled at his attentive audience.
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  • It was Roger who introduced first himself, then Charlie, who dipped his paper in acknowledgment, and Harold, who set down the news and looked at Dean over the top of his glasses, curious about the visit.
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  • He set down the tray on the small table near the blazing hearth and sat.
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  • She tossed her keys on the counter and set down the flowers.
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  • He set down his wine and settled his hands on her shoulders.
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  • She ignored them and placed the cup on the table before him, then set down her own.
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  • The maid had set down the tea and retrieved a butcher knife from a drawer.
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  • She set down the bowl, emotions bubbling again.
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  • Katie pulled up the sleeve of her soaked sweater and nicked her arm.  She set down the knife and squeezed out a few drops of blood, watching as they landed on the roots.
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  • But do take your hat off when you set down at the table, Jonathan.
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  • She crossed to her cousin and set down the clothes at the foot of the bed.
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  • The use of the slips for the purpose of multiplication is now evident; thus to multiply 2085 by 736 we take out in this manner the multiples corresponding to 6, 3, 7, and set down the digits as they are obtained, from right to left, shifting them back one place and adding up the columns as in ordinary multiplication, viz.
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  • Taking all things into consideration, the aboriginal population of the continent may be set down at something like 180,000.
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  • The bulk of this indebtedness has been contracted for the purpose of constructing railways, tramways, water-supplies, and other revenue-producing works and services, and it is estimated that only 8% of the total indebtedness can be set down for unproductive services.
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  • Hence, on a superficial view, Erasmus is set down as the most inconsistent of men.
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  • (See Vlachs.) The entire Ruman population of the Balkan countries may be set down approximately at 600,000.
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