How to use Set-sail in a sentence

set-sail
  • The fleet then set sail.

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  • The Scottish parliament agreed to the marriage of the young queen with the dauphin of France, and, on the plea of securing her safety from English designs, she set sail from Dumbarton in August 1548 to complete her education at the French court.

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  • The Anasazi, "The Ancient Ones," as the pres­ent day Navajo call them, built cities and a society for 13 centuries before abandoning this high Sonoran desert, all before Columbus ever set sail.

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  • He himself never felt at home at Brussels, and in August 1559 he set sail for Spain, never again to revisit the Netherlands.

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  • Before he set sail for Egypt, the French had taken possession of Rome.

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  • The Toulon fleet set sail on the 19th of May; and when the other contingents from the ports of France and Italy joined the flag, the armada comprised thirteen sail of the line, fourteen frigates, many smaller warships and some three hundred transports.

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  • Ibrahim, taking this as a breach of the convention, set sail from Navarino northwards, but was turned back by Sir Edward Codrington, the British admiral.

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  • Pero Lopes de Sousa received the grant of a captaincy, and set sail from Portugal at the same time as his brother, the founder of Sao Vicente.

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  • The crusaders set sail at last, and Zara, which the Venetians coveted, was taken without much trouble.

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  • In 1218 he set sail for Esthonia with one of the largest fleets ever seen in northern waters, including a Wendish contingent led by Prince Vitsla y.

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  • Satisfied that his usefulness in England was at an end, Franklin entrusted his agencies to the care of Arthur Lee, and on the 21st of March 1775 again set sail for Philadelphia.

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  • Thanks to the efforts of Daunou and others his name was removed from the list of emigres, and he set sail for Europe in November 1795.

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  • On February 27, 1815, Napoleon set sail from Elba with his force of l,000 men and 4 guns, determined to reconquer the throne of France.

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  • When summoned to the war against Troy, he set sail at once with his Myrmidones in fifty ships.

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  • When Dion set sail from Zacynthus with the object of liberating Syracuse from the tyrannis, Philistus was entrusted with the command of the fleet, but he was defeated and put to death (356).

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  • In July 1361 Valdemar set sail from Denmark at the head of a great fleet, defeated a peasant army before Visby, and a few days later the burgesses of Visby made a breach in their walls through which the Danish monarch passed in triumph.

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  • Tristan and Iseult set sail for Cornwall, Iseult accompanied by her waiting-woman, Brangaene (who, in some versions, is also a kinswoman), to whose care the queen, skilled in magic arts, confides a love-potion.

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  • Returning to Rome, he held the dictatorship for eleven days, was elected consul for 48 B.C., and set sail for Epirus at Brundisium on the 4th of January.

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  • On the other hand, Haakon IV., king of Norway, at once to restrain the independence of his jarls and to keep in check the ambition of the Scottish kings, set sail in 1263 on a great expedition, which, however, ended disastrously at Largs.

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  • On his return to Peru, Mendana endeavoured to organize another expedition to colonize the islands, but it was not before June 1595 that he, with Pedro Quiros as second in command, was able to set sail for this purpose.

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  • When Troy was captured he set sail for Ithaca, but was carried by unfavourable winds to the coast of Africa.

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  • In 1548 the queen of six years old was betrothed to the dauphin Francis, and set sail for France, where she arrived on the 15th of August.

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  • Transports containing 7000 troops, to be led by Marshal Saxe, accompanied by the young prince, were in readiness to set sail for England.

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  • Receiving, however, but a cool reception from Macdonald of Boisdale, he set sail again and arrived at the bay of Lochnanuagh on the west coast of Inverness-shire.

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  • He attacked Bankipur and the garrison of only fourteen persons set sail for Europe.

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  • But in 1796, the Directory having offered to release his mother and his two brothers, who had been kept in prison since the Terror, on condition that he went to America, he set sail for the United States, and in October settled in Philadelphia, where in February 1 797 he was joined by his brothers the duc de Montpensier and the comte de Beaujolais.

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  • After finishing his studies in the Egyptian capital he set sail for Greece; but the ship was driven by contrary winds to Italy, and he seized the opportunity of paying a flying visit to Rome.

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  • After wintering at Zara the fleet set sail on the 7th of April 1203, and on the 23rd of June anchored in the Bosporus.

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  • When Ignatius de Loyola (q.v..) set sail in 1523 from Venice to Palestine, only some thirteen souls could be mustered on the pilgrim-ship, while eight or nine others sailed with the Venetian state-vessel as far as Cyprus.

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  • In 1492 Christopher Columbus set sail under the Spanish flag to seek India beyond the Atlantic, bearing with him a letter to the great khan of Tartary.

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  • In the spring of 55 2 Narses set sail from Salona on the Dalmatian coast with a large and well-appointed army.

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  • Though superior in force, D'Estaing would not attack the English in the roadstead, but set sail to attack Savannah.

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  • By prodigies of energy the Spanish commander held out till August 1791, when the Spanish government having made terms with the bey of Algiers, he was allowed to set sail for Spain with his guns and ammunition.

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  • In 428 or 429 the whole nation set sail for Africa, upon an invitation received by their king from Bonifacius, count of Africa, who had fallen into disgrace with the court of Ravenna Gunderic was now dead, and supreme power was in the hands of his bastard brother, who is generally known in history as Genseric, though the more correct form of his name is Gaiseric. This man, short of stature and with limping gait, but with a great natural capacity for war and dominion, reckless of human life and unrestrained by conscience or pity, was for fifty years the hero of the Vandal race and the terror of Constantinople and Rome.

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  • After fully three months' imprisonment they were released on the demand of the dey of Algiers, and again set sail for Marseilles on the 28th of November, but when within sight of their port they were driven back by a northerly wind to Bougie on the coast of Africa.

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  • After six months' stay in Algiers he once again, on the 21st of June 1809, set sail for Marseilles, where he had to undergo a monotonous and inhospitable quarantine in the lazaretto, before his difficulties were over.

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  • He set sail from Shoreham on the 15th of October 1651, and landed at Fecamp in Normandy the next day.

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  • In 1415 a Portuguese fleet, commanded by the king and the three princes, set sail for Ceuta.

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  • Accordingly in June 1654 he set sail for Lisbon to plead the cause of the Indians, and in April 1655 he obtained from the king a series of decrees which placed the missions under the Company of Jesus, with himself as their superior, and prohibited the enslavement of the natives, except in certain specified cases.

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  • They got together a band of about twenty men ready to sacrifice their lives for an idea, and set sail on their desperate venture on the 1 2th of June 1844.

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  • At last it is determined that Pantagruel and his followers (Friar John has reappeared in the suite of the prince) shall set sail to consult the Oracle of the Dive Bouteille.

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  • After appointing a regency in Bar and Lorraine, he visited his provinces of Anjou and Provence, and in 1438 set sail for Naples, which had been held for him by the Duchess Isabel.

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  • A merchant vessel laden with Spanish wines was sent to Lough Swilly, and anchoring off Rathmullan, where the boy was residing in the castle of MacSweeny his foster parent, Hugh Roe with some youthful companions was enticed on board, when the ship immediately set sail and conveyed the party to Dublin.

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  • They had planned to raise a rebellion in the name of the earl of March, in whose cause Wales and the North were to have been called to arms. But March himself refused to stir, and betrayed them to the king, who promptly beheaded them, and set sail five days later.

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  • He was then appointed to the command of the frigate "La Boudeuse" and the transport "L'Etoile," and set sail in December 1766 on a voyage of discovery round the world.

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  • Accordingly, in 1427 he accepted an invitation from the republic of Venice, and set sail for Italy, intending to resume his professorial career.

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  • Having lost his wife Isabella on the 8th of May 1228, Frederick again set sail for Palestine, where he met with considerable success, the result of diplomatic rather than of military skill.

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  • David Perry and Frank Gun set sail for some delicious double penetration with the lovely Eva.

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  • A couple of months later we set sail for the Far East where the ship was to carry the flag of the fleet.

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  • The crew gets a schooner called the Hispaniola and set sail not knowing the problems they will face.

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  • The Giannis D set sail from Croatia with a cargo of sawn softwood destined for Jeddah.

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  • A large French fleet set sail bound for London, a rebel stronghold, commanded by Eustace the Monk.

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  • But virgin swizzles usually set by set sail on the left.

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  • He set sail to head into previously uncharted waters not knowing what he may find.

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  • He set sail for Tuscany to cooperate with the emperor, but on the latter's death (1314) he returned to Sicily.

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  • It was very pleasant, when I stayed late in town, to launch myself into the night, especially if it was dark and tempestuous, and set sail from some bright village parlor or lecture room, with a bag of rye or Indian meal upon my shoulder, for my snug harbor in the woods, having made all tight without and withdrawn under hatches with a merry crew of thoughts, leaving only my outer man at the helm, or even tying up the helm when it was plain sailing.

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  • The 2012 Show have set sail on a voyage to access the Zero Point Field at the end of this world.

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  • European navigators set sail As with any great discovery, the opening of the Southern seaboard spice route was no accident.

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  • The larger the boat, the more people required to set sail.

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  • If the conditions, which can include positive inspections, availability of financing and more, are met, then you are ready to set sail in your new boat.

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  • His father was unhappy with his family's life there and constructed a houseboat from salvage lumber, then set sail down the Ohio River.

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  • The Radiance class vessels accommodate well over two thousand passengers, while the behemoths in the Voyager class set sail with more than 3,100 guests on each sailing.

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  • If you have strong connections to family and friends, you may not want to set sail for months at a time (contracts are typically 6-10 months long with little time off).

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  • Passengers who opt for a guarantee cabin but aren't satisfied with their assignment have very few options to correct it because most ships are fully booked when they set sail.

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  • Whatever the result, however, as long as the passengers can set sail on their dream cruise vacation, the cabin will be perfect.

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  • An online contest was run to choose many passengers, and many more have opportunities to win their chance to set sail through local contests.

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  • Cruise ship weddings are a remarkable way for a couple to begin their life together as they set sail into their happily ever after.

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  • Couples may want to plan an at-home reception after they return from their cruise to celebrate with family members and friends who don't set sail with them.

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  • Moreover, these particular cruises set sail for some of the most romantic spots in the world, thereby adding another enticing element to the trip.

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  • To find the best Carnival cruises deals, it pays to check out different resources, know what cruise you want to take, and be ready to set sail with your savings.

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  • On July 30, 1998, Disney Cruise Line set sail its first cruise ship, the Disney Magic.

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  • Once cruisers have gotten a taste of the Crescent City, they set sail on Carnival's "fun ships" to tropical destinations in the Caribbean and Mexico.

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  • You can also view photos and read customer reviews from the website, so you'll know what to expect once you set sail.

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  • You will have to pay $380 to set sail on the booze cruise.

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  • For example, you can set sail in the off-season or book a voyage at the last minute.

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  • For those who wish to set sail right before Christmas, be sure to contact Carnival to get all the details regarding the types of holiday-themed activities and amenities that'll be offered.

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  • It's wise to look at departure cities prior to booking a last minute voyage to Mexico, as it could cost you a bundle to fly at a moment's notice to the port where your cruise will set sail.

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  • Parents are willing to pay big bucks to ensure their kids get to set sail with the likes of Goofy, Captain Hook and Snow White.

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  • Knowing the dress code on Royal Caribbean Cruises before you set sail on your dream voyage can help spare you from embarrassment and preserve your vacation budget.

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  • The travel expert has been in the industry for more than a decade and has set sail on several multi-generational cruises.

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  • He set sail from England in 1842 - it took him six months by sailing ship to reach the antipodes.

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  • During the same year in which De Torres sailed through the strait destined to make him famous, a little Dutch vessel called the " Duyfken," or " Dove," set sail from Bantam, in Java, on a voyage of discovery.

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