(imp.) of Take
(-) imp. of Take.
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pa.t. and obsolete pa.p. of take.
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- For instance, if he took his supper after a hard day, to the Dead March in Saul, his food might be likely to sit heavy on him. Charles Dickens. Our Mutual Friend.
- Mr. Godfrey had some brandy and soda-water, Mr. Franklin took nothing. Wilkie Collins. The Moonstone.
- Tarzan smiled as he took the proffered hand. Edgar Rice Burroughs. Tarzan of the Apes.
- He took pains to prove that he only just tolerated me. Charlotte Bronte. Shirley.
- He took my chin in his large hand and turned up my face to have a look at me by the light of the candle. Charles Dickens. Great Expectations.
- They took her at her word. Charlotte Bronte. Shirley.
- As he extended his hand with a magnificently forgiving air, and as I was broken by illness and unfit to quarrel, I took it. Charles Dickens. Great Expectations.
- The latter peculiarity took the form of a dislike to being left alone, especially after dark. Arthur Conan Doyle. The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes.
- Miss Kate took out her sketch again, and Margaret watched her, while Mr. Brooke lay on the grass with a book, which he did not read. Louisa May Alcott. Little Women.
- Mr. Jarndyce took great pains to talk with him seriously and to put it to his good sense not to deceive himself in so important a matter. Charles Dickens. Bleak House.
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