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  • All around them, Free-born ships were de - scending, giving up the hunt.

    Ilse Witch

  • The flush was soon followed by heavy footsteps de-scending a staircase, and a few moments later, Herk Avery appeared.

    Wizard and Glass

  • Winch - teeth rattled above, and the great, shadowy wings seemed to close down on the kender like storm clouds de - scending.

    The Gates of Thorbardin

  • To - ward Skullcap the clouds circled and tumbled in upon themselves, twisting in clockwise rotation as the de - scending belly of the storm dropped lower and lower, be - coming a funnel miles across.

    The Gates of Thorbardin

  • Nearby, a dark bird had flapped from the sky, de - scending to light on the shoulder of a wizard.

    The Gates of Thorbardin

  • As a philo - sophic theory and world view, it was a tradition de - scending from ancient Epicureanism, and opposed to mysticism, Platonism, and metaphysical dualism.


  • The rows of those symbols ended; we were de - scending again and before us opened a wide basin, well wooded, yet with open glades too, and a silver river in a gentle curve along its bottom.

    Three Against The Witch World

  • On de - scending to his berth, I found him seated upon a chest with his head sunk upon his hands, rocking himself to and fro.

    The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

  • So close were we, that had the stranger been _pitching_ instead of _'scending_ at the moment, her jib-boom-end must have passed through the peak of our trysail.

    For Treasure Bound

  • [Repeating very rapidly.] Covenant being made with Adam not only for hisself but for his posterity, all mankind 'scending from him by ordinar transgression, sinned wid him, and fell in him, in that fust generation.

    The Christian Slave: A Drama


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  • scorn insult in old english

    October 11, 2008