Thesaurus / sate down


We sate down by the road-side, and then went to Wytheburn water.

The giant grew weary of his burden, and sate down on the big stone to rest.

English Fairy TalesFlora Annie Steel

Immediately after she rose, which was always about ten o'clock, she sate down at her Toilet.

I went a part of the way with William, and then sate down under the umbrella near some houses.

You see she had to do it, but after that she sate down and cried.

English Fairy TalesFlora Annie Steel

And so Maria Esmond, who had advanced to her brother like a raging lion, now sate down at his feet like a gentle lamb.

The VirginiansWilliam Makepeace Thackeray

He took a small harp in his hand, and sate down in the vacant chair next to Sir Bryan de Bareilles.

But when she got into her own, she locked the door, and sate down to cry unwonted tears.

North and SouthElizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell

The young English officer and the Afghan Sirdar sate down together, and were soon in friendly discourse.

I have had such a tooth a long time, and have sate down in this chair, and never had the courage to undergo the pull.

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