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WITNESS, GOING. A going witness is one who is about to leave the jurisdiction of the court in which a cause is depending. See Going Witness.

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She read a page, looked at Beth, felt her head, peeped into her throat, and then said gravely, "You've been over the baby every day for more than a week, and among the others who are going to have it, so I'm afraid you are going to have it, Beth.
And he thought of Griffiths and Mildred going to Oxford, sitting opposite one another in the train, happy.
'Two men are going to be hanged.' As he came nearer, he saw that the two men were his brothers, who had turned robbers; so he said, 'Cannot they in any way be saved?' But the people said 'No,' unless he would bestow all his money upon the rascals and buy their liberty.
Sons are seldom as good men as their fathers; they are generally worse, not better; still, as you are not going to be either fool or coward henceforward, and are not entirely without some share of your father's wise discernment, I look with hope upon your undertaking.
He was going to inquire at the place where the Oakbourne coach stopped.
"You're going, no doubt, to hear Patti?" said Tushkevitch.
I said likely we wouldn't, because I had heard say there warn't but about a dozen houses there, and if they didn't happen to have them lit up, how was we going to know we was passing a town?
"Not going to Redmond!" Marilla lifted her worn face from her hands and looked at Anne.
So this was a robbery and no robbery, for little was lost by it, and nothing was got by it, and I was quite sick of going out in a beggar's dress; it did not answer at all, and besides, I thought it was ominous and threatening.
"I'm going to invent a swear word of my own," he declared.
I wish we was allowed to follow him and see where he's going to.
"Put on your hat this moment -- there is no time to be lost -- we are going to Bristol.