they set down

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  • And what they see and think they set down for you. Cited from The Elson Readers, Book 5, by William H. Elson
  • They set down their pail and regarded us with a half-curious, half-alarmed look. Cited from In the Catskills, by John Burroughs
  • They reached the terrace, where they set down their broad shields. Cited from Legends That Every Child Should Know,H.W.Mabie
  • Instead they set down the trays of food and hurried away. Cited from Tom Swift in Captivity, by Victor Appleton
  • They set down the glasses and shook hands again. Cited from The Puppet Crown, by Harold MacGrath
  • Now when he drew near to Dedi, they set down the litter. Cited from Egyptian Tales, V1, ed. by W. M. Flinders Petrie
  • Did they set down on a planet where some inimical form of native life or a Red settlement had awaited them? Cited from Key Out of Time, by Andre Alice Norton
  • They set down what they saw, and it is a bit of good luck if what they saw turns out to have somewhat the air of a whole. Cited from Since Cezanne, by Clive Bell
  • The seventh child, the babby, they set down in the middle of the floor, like a nine-pin. Cited from Wandering Heath, by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • By the time they set down on the tip of the island, the eight men were confirmed aviation enthusiasts. Cited from The Return, by H. Beam Piper and John J. McGuire
  • They set down the palanquin and knocked three times with a copper hammer. Cited from A House of Pomegranates, by Oscar Wilde
  • Presently several girls appeared, each carrying a bowl holding about a gallon of beer, one of which they set down before each of the guests. Cited from Hendricks the Hunter, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • Here they set down the basket and began looking about for the little holes which betray the hiding-places of clams. Cited from The Puritan Twins, by Lucy Fitch Perkins
  • Wallace waved them to withdraw; they set down the lights and departed. Cited from The Scottish Chiefs, by Miss Jane Porter
  • They set down what they bore, beside the couch, and waited, and the woman saw their questioning faces and heard them whispering. Cited from Taquisara, by F. Marion Crawford
  • Ross had no intimation that they had reached their destination until they set down with a jar which snapped his teeth together. Cited from The Time Traders, by Andre Norton
  • They set down dried haddocks broiled, along with our tea. Cited from Life Of Johnson, Volume 5, by Boswell
  • Anyway, these Injins fall in behind us when we come out and march up into the courtroom, where they set down in great ecstasy. Cited from Somewhere in Red Gap, by Harry Leon Wilson
  • Both had brought full baskets from the fair, which they set down in a corner, and turned to amuse themselves with a little chat with their friends. Cited from All's Well, by Emily Sarah Holt
  • And when they came to the place where Achilles had bidden them, they set down the dead, and piled for him abundant wood. Cited from The Iliad of Homer, trans. Andrew Lang, et al.
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