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The Hound of the Baskervilles
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descend
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The Hound of the Baskervilles
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  • We heard the steps of our visitors descend the stair and the bang of the front door.
  • The train pulled up at a small wayside station and we all descended.
  • I had descended from my gig and was standing in front of him, when I saw his eyes fix themselves over my shoulder, and stare past me with an expression of the most dreadful horror.
  • "Since Rodger Baskerville, Sir Charles’s younger brother died unmarried, the estate would descend to the Desmonds, who are distant cousins.
  • To do so would be to descend to the level of these poor peasants, who are not content with a mere fiend dog but must needs describe him with hell-fire shooting from his mouth and eyes.

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

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