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His hands were clasped beneath the tails of his long black coat, and his top hat was set firmly down upon his head, as with eyes bent upon the ground he hastened on, probably to some sudden death had I not intercepted him.
The sea filled in all the angles of the coast smoothly, breaking in a white frill, and here and there ships were set firmly in the blue.
The absence of all colour from the face; the dilated nostril; the quivering of the lips which, though set firmly against each other, would not be still; showed what emotions were struggling for the mastery with Nicholas.
Within a dozen yards of them a post was set firmly in the ground, and against it was bound the light and Apollo-like person of Hard-Heart.
WARWICKSHIRE head into the Frizzell County Championship match against Kent at Edgbaston tomorrow with captain Michael Powell insisting their sights are set firmly on the Division One title.
He's unbeaten in his last 10 fights, captured the European title and has his sights set firmly on vengeance against his former tormentor.
He will have his sights set firmly on the competition's climax - a pounds 40,000 Grand Prix, likely to attract many of Europe's finest show-jumpers.
Over at the Assembly Rooms, Antony Michaelides and his staff already have their sights set firmly upon the festive season.
The feat takes the reigning champion to second in the list of winningmost jump jockeys and he has his sights set firmly on Richard Dunwoody's record total of 1,699.
ALEC STEWART clocks up another milestone for England today with his sights set firmly on helping their emerging oneday side become surprise World Cup challengers next year.
"He never stops and has always had his sights set firmly on getting to the top, really driving himself.
Now, the 17 year old from Irvine has her sights set firmly on a career in counselling or working with abused children as she studies on a National Certificate course in Social Care at the College.