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That question is so difficult that he is inclined to follow his father's wishes and enter the Church, though you know better than I do that he was quite set against that formerly.
Come, is there anything in this world which I possess, or may possess, which you will set against that three inches of brown liquid?"
What advantage had she gained to set against these disasters?
Sometimes, a strong man's hand, sometimes a strong man's breast, was set against my mouth to deaden my cries, and with a hot breath always close to me, I struggled ineffectually in the dark, while I was fastened tight to the wall.
The mind of Grimworth became obstinately set against him and his viands, and the new school being finished, the eating-room was closed.
You see, my face is not altogether set against Paris.
"What are my walls when set against the honor of Francois Poursuivant d'Amour Pelligny, champion of the Bishop of Montaubon.
Summary: New York [USA], Aug 27 (ANI): Sumit Nagal on Monday (local time) became the first Indian to win a set against Roger Federer.
Apropos a news report captioned 'Regulatory duty on mobile phone import restructured', which was published in Dawn on March 12, it had been inadvertently and erroneously reported that regulatory duty on import of mobile phones valuing up to $30 would now be charged at a flat rate of Rs1,800 per set against Rs250 earlier.
The young actor was seen in creative shots set against the beautiful backdrop of Hokkaido and Hiroshima.
Summary: The film is a love story set against the backdrop of the Chennai floods of 2015
The mixed doubles produced a close final, Laws combining with Elmfield club colleague Mike Smith to take the opening set against Ryan Jelley and Alison Thompson 21-18 - only to lose the second 21-14.