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descend
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Northanger Abbey
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  • No summons, however, arrived; and at last, on seeing a carriage drive up to the abbey, she was emboldened to descend and meet him under the protection of visitors.
  • Were she even to descend into the family vault where her ashes were supposed to slumber, were she to behold the coffin in which they were said to be enclosed—what could it avail in such a case?

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

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