Definition of Betaking

1. Verb. (present participle of betake) ¹



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Definition of Betaking

1. betake [v] - See also: betake

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betaking (current term)
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Literary usage of Betaking

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1. The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides, Henry Dale (1849)
"For you certainly have not escaped' these by betaking yourselves to that contempt of your foes, which has injured far more than any thing else; and which, ..."

2. The Ecclesiastical History of England and Normandy by Ordericus Vitalis, Léopold Delisle, Guizot (François) (1854)
"... and betaking himself to France for the purpose of gaining instruction, he was so captivated by all sorts of pleasures, that he lived there almost fifty ..."

3. Observations on the Present State of the Highlands of Scotland: With a View by Thomas Douglas Selkirk (1805)
"... some of those who cannot procure it, will be under the necessity of betaking themselves to fishing as their only employment. ..."

4. Works by Jean Calvin, Calvin translation society (1848)
"Nor does Paul charge the Corinthians with apostacy simply on the ground of their forsaking Christ and betaking themselves to men; but he declares that if ..."

5. The Ridpath Library of Universal Literature ...: A Biographical and ...by John Clark Ridpath by John Clark Ridpath (1898)
"... Inn. But when he was twenty-four his father died, leaving him a large fortune, and he abandoned the law, betaking himself to more congenial pursuits. ..."

6. The Chief American Poets by Curtis Hidden Page (1905)
"We to-day's procession heading, we the route for travel clearing, To the north betaking myself to sing there Pioneers ! О pioneers ! 80 to Michigan then, ..."

7. The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides, Henry Dale (1849)
"For you certainly have not escaped' these by betaking yourselves to that contempt of your foes, which has injured far more than any thing else; and which, ..."

8. The Ecclesiastical History of England and Normandy by Ordericus Vitalis, Léopold Delisle, Guizot (François) (1854)
"... and betaking himself to France for the purpose of gaining instruction, he was so captivated by all sorts of pleasures, that he lived there almost fifty ..."

9. Observations on the Present State of the Highlands of Scotland: With a View by Thomas Douglas Selkirk (1805)
"... some of those who cannot procure it, will be under the necessity of betaking themselves to fishing as their only employment. ..."

10. Works by Jean Calvin, Calvin translation society (1848)
"Nor does Paul charge the Corinthians with apostacy simply on the ground of their forsaking Christ and betaking themselves to men; but he declares that if ..."

11. The Ridpath Library of Universal Literature ...: A Biographical and ...by John Clark Ridpath by John Clark Ridpath (1898)
"... Inn. But when he was twenty-four his father died, leaving him a large fortune, and he abandoned the law, betaking himself to more congenial pursuits. ..."

12. The Chief American Poets by Curtis Hidden Page (1905)
"We to-day's procession heading, we the route for travel clearing, To the north betaking myself to sing there Pioneers ! О pioneers ! 80 to Michigan then, ..."

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