A vote was taken on the question of exile, and the black pebbles predominated.
Why wast thou, so richly gifted of the gods, to be taken from us in thy youth?
He'd just taken it off the ticker when we found him in Fouts's place there.
I've always been taken with the chap; and I'm very glad you read him correctly.
In this a step in advance of some of our neighbours was taken.