1 After passing, he looked back and saw a man descend the ladder.
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2 He was at the bottom when she began to descend, and was in the street before she could take his arm.
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3 Neither, as she approached her old home now, did any of the best influences of old home descend upon her.
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4 The sun was four hours lower than when Sissy and Rachael had first sat down upon the grass, before a means of enabling two men to descend securely was rigged with poles and ropes.
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5 Before this entrance the Templar wound his horn loudly; for the rain, which had long threatened, began now to descend with great violence.
6 The car was already turning, between little old blackened miners' cottages, to descend to Uthwaite.
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7 To this spot, the man bearing the appearance of a countryman, hastened unobserved; and after a moment's survey of the place, he began to descend.
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8 It would be too much to expect Sir Walter to descend into a small house in his own neighbourhood.
9 He made fast the pail to the long coil of rope, put it over the wheel, and allowed it to descend by letting the rope slip through his hands.
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10 I leave my estate, with all its advantages and all its disadvantages, to my brother, your father, whence it will, no doubt, descend to you.
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11 We heard the steps of our visitors descend the stair and the bang of the front door.
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12 Since Rodger Baskerville, Sir Charles's younger brother died unmarried, the estate would descend to the Desmonds, who are distant cousins.
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13 Willoughby Smith had been in his bedroom, which he uses as a sitting-room, but the maid heard him at that moment pass along the passage and descend to the study immediately below her.
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14 I determined to descend and find where I could sleep.
15 But even while I turned this over in my mind I continued to descend.