Wait-upon sentence example

wait-upon
  • Not to wait upon a bride is very remiss.
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  • An invitation to the Swedish court was urged upon Descartes, and after much hesitation accepted; a vessel of the royal navy was ordered to wait upon him, and in September 1649 he left Egmond for the north.
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  • Abisares preferred to play a double game and wait upon events.
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  • The people and the Jews remained in a state of civil war, until each side sent an embassy (40) to wait upon the emperor.
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  • Again, in direct-fired furnaces there are commonly seven or eight rows of retorts, one above another, so that to serve the upper rows the workman must stand upon a table, where he is exposed to the full heat of the furnace and requires a helper to wait upon him.
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  • The duke was then in Romagna, and it was Machiavelli's duty to wait upon and watch him.
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  • They are inseparable from industry; language, social organization and custom wait upon them: they explain the universe in the savage mind.
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  • Moreover, with this masterful temper was joined an infirmity of purpose which ever let " I dare not wait upon I would," and which seized upon any excuse for postponing measures the principles of which he had publicly approved.
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  • After the battle of Actium (31 B.C.) Herod executed Hyrcanus and proceeded to wait upon the victorious Octavian at Rhodes.
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  • For the perfect and absolute, the consummation of movement is not generated at any point in the process; it is an ideal end, which guides the operations of nature, and does not wait upon them for its achievement.
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  • The absolute chronology of this western chamber must wait upon the Oxford AMS dates currently in progress.
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  • A maid to wait upon a lady and young ladies, good dressmaker and hair dresser, age not under 25 years.
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  • Those who find a gospel in philosophy are ready to dictate terms to outsiders; but those who wait upon science for its verdicts supplicate terms of peace.
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  • Like other kings, he lived in a beautiful palace and had many officers and servants to wait upon him.
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