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  • v. Second-person singular past of take

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Examples

  • “If such be their final end,” said Achilles, “never did thine, I will freely suppose, find a richer apology for the somewhat overbold license which thou tookest in thy gaze upon the Princess this evening.”

    Count Robert of Paris

  • Given that thou tookest me and wentest forth, how canst thou make thy country and escape from these islands and the perils of these awesome places?

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • “O Commander of the Faithful, belike, when thou wentest down to drink, thou found a pleasant flower-garden and enteredst and tookest thy pleasure therein alone?”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Then he went on to talk with her at great length and said, “I am now certified of the truth of my dream, for thou art the dove and I the eagle, and there is no hope but that this must be, for, the moment I set eyes on thee, thou tookest possession of my vitals and settest my heart a-fire for love of thee!”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • And know, O my father, with assured knowledge, that I consent to marry, but on condition that thou give me to wife her who lay by my side this night; for I am certain it was thou sentest her to me and madest me in love with her and then despatchedst a message to her before the dawn and tookest her away from beside me.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • I was asleep and knew not what thou didst with me, and tookest my seal-ring; and yet I will not pull it off thy finger.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Replied Kan makan, Know thou that this steed was being carried to my uncle King Sasan, under the escort of an ancient dame high in rank attended by ten slaves, when thou fellest upon her and tookest the horse from her; and I have a debt of blood against this old woman for the sake of my grandfather

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Quoth I, “O my good slave, tell me whence thou tookest that apple, that I may get the like of it?”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • I know, as if I had been with thee, O Blind, that thou tookest the Cripple pick-a-back, and he showed thee the way till thou borest him to the trees.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • When thou tookest upon thee to deliver man, thou didst not abhor the Virgin's womb.

    Archive 2008-05-01

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