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Sit

To hold court or perform an act that is judicial in nature; to hold a session, such as of a court, Grand Jury, or legislative body.

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says he, "I thought that," and went and sat down, without another word, except to call for brandy.
The day after he sat down in his old seat, and when she came up said good-evening as though he had not ignored her for a week.
Yes,' and forgot the fox's counsel, and sat down on the side of the river; and while he suspected nothing, they came behind, and threw him down the bank, and took the princess, the horse, and the bird, and went home to the king their master, and said.
The next time I sat down to write, and regularly afterwards, she sat in her old place, with a spare bundle of pens at her side.
She stayed out of doors nearly all day, and when she sat down to her supper at night she felt hungry and drowsy and comfortable.
I beat the ground with my hands, and got up and sat down again, and wandered here and there, and again sat down.
He sat down to wait, and having waited a quarter of an hour felt that he could wait there no longer.
I was still cold when under one of the trees I found a huge cloak, with which I covered myself, and sat down upon the ground.
After a time, when he had grown so cold as to be fain to blow upon his fingers, he arose and knocked with his staff again, and listened again, and again sat down to wait.
As we sat down to the table, it occurred to me that he liked to look at us, and that our faces were open books to him.
I was so small that, in order to negotiate the pail, I sat down and gathered it into my lap.
Today I went to the office as usual, and, upon arrival, sat down to write.