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  • v. Present participle of set aside.


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  • Even setting aside the matter of his sensibilities, Will Lockhart was a most peculiar man.

    Moon Shadow

  • Berowin trailed off miserably, but Reanne did not need to consider, not even setting aside the younger girl.

    A Crown of Swords

  • The inquirer knew quickly what to conclude: setting aside prejudicate affections, self-love, and by-interests, he saw that the judgment of all ran on that of Plato, as the best and most eminent sect; and which thereupon he preferred before the rest.

    The Sermons of John Owen

  • The school had a dignity and grace about it, common to large buildings of its vintage, and most Kingsmarkham parents sought places there for their sons, setting aside with contempt the educational and environmental advan — tages of Stowerton Comprehensive.

    A Guilty Thing Surprised

  • But Boso would not move in the matter, so that at length the pope, setting aside the claims of Carloman on the ground of his ill-health which had forced him to entrust the care

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent

  • The periodicals that I then gave an eye to, setting aside newspapers, were chiefly the familiar American imitations of the English weeklies of opinion, and in these the dominant Great Thinker was, first, the late Prof.Dr. William James, and, after his decease,

    Prejudices : first series,

  • And so, setting aside the plans he had made, he devoted the last chapter, as his forebodings told him it must be, to his cousin, Mrs. Arthur Severn, and wrote the story of “Joanna's Care.”

    The Life of John Ruskin

  • However, taking your inquiry as a serious one, I would have to agree that, setting aside for the moment the question of criminal charges, the solidity of the contract would appear to depend heavily on sympathetic and close-mouthed servants and, in the event of ill health, a doctor of similar characteristics.

    The Beekeeper's Apprentice

  • "OK, Sushi, tell me what you've found," she said, wearily setting aside her sketchpad and pencil.

    Phule me twice

  • So I easily found out how they meant to settle the difficulty; namely, by setting aside a portion of the annual income which John, in his almost morbid anxiety lest his family should take harm by any possible non-success in his business, had settled upon his wife.

    John Halifax, Gentleman


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