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descend
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Antigone
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  • And yet she sprang of royal line, My child, like thine, And nursed the seed By her conceived Of Zeus descending in a golden shower.
  • Thy ready help we crave, Whether adown Parnassian heights descending, Or o’er the roaring straits thy swift was wending, Save us, O save!
  • 1) On the Labdacidae I see descending Woe upon woe; from days of old some god Laid on the race a malison, and his rod Scourges each age with sorrows never ending.

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

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