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descend
used in A Room of One's Own

3 uses
  • Never will I wake those echoes, never will I ask for that hospitality again, I vowed as I descended the steps in anger.
    1 (24% in)
  • The spirit of peace descended like a cloud from heaven, for if the spirit of peace dwells anywhere, it is in the courts and quadrangles of Oxbridge on a fine October morning.
    1 (15% in)
  • The house painter was descending his ladder; the nursemaid was wheeling the perambulator carefully in and out back to nursery tea; the coal-heaver was folding his empty sacks on top of each other; the woman who keeps the green grocer's shop was adding up the day's takings with her hands in red mittens.
    2 (92% in)

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