A tide of waifs, strays, and malcontents of old camps along the river began to set
towards Devil's Ford, in very much the same fashion as the debris, drift, and alluvium had been carried down in bygone days and cast upon its banks.
Betimes, therefore, the next day, Hester took little Pearl -- who was necessarily the companion of all her mother's expeditions, however inconvenient her presence -- and set
Some were thickly set
with glittering teeth resembling ivory saws; others were tufted with knots of human hair; and one was sickle-shaped, with a vast handle sweeping round like the segment made in the new-mown grass by a long-armed mower.
There was another interesting set
of statistics that a person might have gathered in Packingtown--those of the various afflictions of the workers.
A gay robe of scarlet and yellow plaid, carefully made and neatly fitted, set
off to advantage the dark and rich style of his beauty; and a certain comic air of assurance, blended with bashfulness, showed that he had been not unused to being petted and noticed by his master.
I do not wish to split hairs, to make fine distinctions, or set
myself up as better than my neighbors.
Our expeditions are but tours, and come round again at evening to the old hearth-side from which we set
My father tried to set
Dorcas free twenty years ago, when we still lived in Virginia, but without success; she considered herself a member of the family, and wouldn't go.
A couple of squirrels set
on a limb and jabbered at me very friendly.
It can't be under the rock itself, because that sets
solid on the ground.
Yes, and it sets
him to sighing and saddening around, and there's something the matter with him, he don't know what.
such store by you, she'll want you to have your home here as long's you live, but anyway I've wrote it down that way; though Lawyer Burns's wills don't hold more'n half the time.