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Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • He descended Yalbury Hill and could just discern ahead of him a waggon, drawn up under a great over-hanging tree by the roadside.
  • The fire began to get worsted, and Gabriel’s elevated position being no longer required of him, he made as if to descend.
  • The young girl remained motionless by the tree, and Gabriel descended into the village of Weatherbury, or Lower Longpuddle as it was sometimes called.
  • He descended the stairs and went out towards the gate of a field to the east, leaning over which he paused and looked around.
  • Gabriel, at that minute, descended the hill towards the right.
  • When the waggon had passed on, Gabriel withdrew from his point of espial, and descending into the road, followed the vehicle to the turnpike-gate some way beyond the bottom of the hill, where the object of his contemplation now halted for the payment of toll.
  • Gabriel felt his position to be anything but a safe one, and he resolved to descend.
  • Thus she progressed till descending Mellstock Hill another milestone appeared, and soon the beginning of an iron-railed fence came into view.
  • An arc of silver shone on her right side: the sword had descended.
  • She instantly took a sheaf upon her shoulder, clambered up close to his heels, placed it behind the rod, and descended for another.
  • She descended the ladder, and, on second thoughts, he followed her.
  • The horse was seen descending the hill, and the wearisome series had to be repeated in reverse order: Whitepits, Springmead, Cappel’s Piece, The Flats, Middle Field, Sheeplands, Sixteen Acres.
  • He descended and came to a small basin of sea enclosed by the cliffs.
  • As it grew later the fire was made up in the large long hall into which the staircase descended, and all encumbrances were cleared out for dancing.
  • Reaching the town, Troy descended into a side street and entered a pair of gates surmounted by a board bearing the words, "Lester, stone and marble mason."
  • Thus they descended into the lowlands, and the sounds of those left on the hill came like voices from the sky, and the lights were as those of a camp in heaven.
  • To get to the door it was necessary to pass through the hall, and before doing so she paused on the bottom of the staircase which descended into one corner, to take a last look at the gathering.

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  • We saw the rocket descend.
  • The path descends to the bottom of the mountain.

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