But indeed, he was neither so good as I supposed him, nor quite so bad as Ransome did; for, in fact, he was two men, and left the better one behind as soon as he set
foot on board his vessel.
"She at once called her husband Antiphates from the place of assembly, and forthwith he set
about killing my men.
If it had been the purpose of some enemy to delay him, he had succeeded well, thought Carthoris, as he unlocked the cover of the second dial the first having shown that its pointer had not been set
The ladies themselves seem so sensible of this, that they are all industrious to procure foils: nay, they will become foils to themselves; for I have observed (at Bath particularly) that they endeavour to appear as ugly as possible in the morning, in order to set
off that beauty which they intend to show you in the evening.
The accident was set
down to the account of robbers, who had stopped the chaise in the wood.
So somebody's got to set
up all night and never get any sleep, just so as to watch them.
Upon this we went to seize them, but were opposed by him and the rest of the drivers, who set
themselves in a posture of opposition with their daggers.
I was, as the French say, biting my fists with impatience for that cargo frozen up-country; with rage at that canal set
fast, at the wintry and deserted aspect of all those ships that seemed to decay in grim depression for want of the open water.
Then the gardener's eldest son set
out and thought to find the golden bird very easily; and when he had gone but a little way, he came to a wood, and by the side of the wood he saw a fox sitting; so he took his bow and made ready to shoot at it.
From this island the latest expedition, sent by way of the great lakes to explore the sources of the Nile, had just set
After dinner the whole Rostov household set
to work with enthusiastic haste packing their belongings and preparing for their departure.
And now there's a mean, petty feud set
up against the thing in the town, by certain persons who want to make it a failure."