betook

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  • When the men came up he fell back a second time, and betook him to flight. Cited from The Junior Classics, V4, Ed. by Willam Patten
  • I at once betook myself to my room and retired to rest. Cited from A Visit to the Holy Land, Egypt, and Italy, by Ida Pfeiffer
  • When she had said this, she betook her again to her tears. Cited from French Mediaeval Romances from the Lays of Marie de France, by France
  • And when the men came up, he fell back a second time, and betook him to flight. Cited from The Mabinogion Vol. 3 (of 3), by Owen M. Edwards
  • Then he betook himself to his aunt's room and read the letter to her. Cited from Amos Huntingdon, by T.P. Wilson
  • The girls betook themselves to their room, and wore out the long day as they could. Cited from Hills of the Shatemuc, by Susan Warner
  • About half of the boys remained in the library, while the others betook themselves to their rooms. Cited from The Rover Boys at School, Arthur M. Winfield
  • All this and much more I heard before we at last betook ourselves to bed. Cited from Ten Boys from Dickens, by Kate Dickinson Sweetser
  • Then he betook himself to his father and asked his leave to depart. Cited from 1000 Nights and a Night, Vol. 3, Tr. by Burton
  • And so the young man betook himself once more to the smoking-room. Cited from A Woman Intervenes, by Robert Barr
  • All at once sprang to their feet, and betook themselves to their arms. Cited from The Boy Knight, by G.A. Henty
  • He then betook himself again into the inner mountain, and continued his accustomed training. Cited from The Hermits, by Charles Kingsley
  • Then he suddenly betook himself to the king's chamber and expressed himself to that effect. Cited from Charles the Bold, by Ruth Putnam
  • He told his wife briefly that there was no work, and betook himself to the settlement. Cited from Selected Polish Tales, by Various
  • It was after midnight when he came into the house, and betook himself to his own room. Cited from Flint, by Maud Wilder Goodwin
  • Then he betook himself to his arts, and began to work a charm. Cited from The Mabinogion Vol. 3 (of 3), by Owen M. Edwards
  • His examination ended, the doctor betook himself to setting his notes in order. Cited from Five Weeks in a Balloon, by Jules Verne
  • These men did not bring in their information till long after the hour when the Emperor usually betook himself to rest. Cited from The Waverley Novels, Vol. XII, by W. Scott
  • He was originally destined for public life, but through want of success betook himself to study. Cited from A History of Roman Literature, by C. T. Cruttwell
  • At last they left him, and in the shadow of some trees he betook himself to prayer. Cited from Ten Great Religions, by James Freeman Clarke
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