Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. descendre, L. descendere, descensum,; de-, + scandere, to climb. See Scan
They descended safely on the meadow of Nesle, about twenty-five miles from Paris.
"Up in the Clouds" by R.M. Ballantyne
Captain Dan now prepared to descend this ladder road with Oliver Trembath.
"Deep Down, a Tale of the Cornish Mines" by R.M. Ballantyne
The snowflakes there glistened like descending jewels.
"The Best Short Stories of 1920" by Various
The Raots claim to be the descendants of kings, and they refuse allegiance to any one.
"In the Forbidden Land" by Arnold Henry Savage Landor
The railway, having descended to 2,500 ft., rose again to 2,900 ft. near Paneiras Station.
"Across Unknown South America" by Arnold Henry Savage Landor
At last they reached the place in the road where they had to descend from the carriage and mount the ascent to Weissenstein.
"Paul Patoff" by F. Marion Crawford
I descended from the knoll, and commenced groping my way over the black, trodden earth.
"The Scalp Hunters" by Mayne Reid
The diver stepped upon this, turning with his face inwards, descended knee-deep into the water, and then stopped.
"Under the Waves" by R M Ballantyne
From the Gagar pass the road descends for some 3 miles through forest to the valley of the Ramganga.
"Birds of the Indian Hills" by Douglas Dewar
Then it descended again.
"The Pirates of Ersatz" by Murray Leinster
Ye locusts, winged tribes,
Your wings in flight resound;
Well your descendants may
In endless lines be found!
"The Fruitfulness Of The Locust" by Confucius
Nay, while you live, remember;
Be to your country true :
Your children and descendants,
Bid them remember too.
"The Exiles" by Leo Alishan
On him, in rich effusion pour'd,
The heavenly dew descends;
And truth divine he shall reveal
To earth's remotest ends.
"Hymn VI. Behold! th' Ambassador Divine" by John Logan
“To him protection shall be shown,
And mercy from above
Descend on those who thus fulfill
The perfect law of love.”
"Behold" by Anna Laetitia Aikin Barbauld
And now his toil suspending,
The labourer quits the field;
And lo! the dews descending,
Their sweetest fragrance yield.
"Evening" by Charlotte Dacre
Not a word I dared to utter—
More than he who, long ago,
Saw the heavenly shapes descending
Over Ida's slopes of snow:
"The Buried Flower" by William Edmondstoune Aytoun
Cars full of kids carrying boogie boards descend on the beaches east of town.
Military vehicles descend the Rohtang Pass road.
' Hoop -A-Pa-Loo-Za' descends of Florin Elementary.
Bass was a former slave who became a famous horse trainer later in his life and was honored posthumously with his descendants receiving the award.
Yet the produce section looks like a hoard of locusts descended upon it, leaving nary a pink grapefruit to be had.
Treed bear draws crowd, descends as night falls.
Huygens probe descends toward Titan.
George Clooney, we're told in recent Hollywood headlines, stars in Oscar hopeful "The Descendants" as a neglectful father and wealthy heir descended from a Hawaiian princess and a Caucasian land baron.
Dining royalty descended upon DC Monday night for the biggest foodie event of the year.
Descendants of some of the 1,500 people killed when the Titanic sank a century ago were among the passengers on a cruise ship that set off from Britain on Sunday to retrace the route of the liner's ill-fated voyage.
The sky around the Washington Monument was littered with hundreds of high-flying kites Saturday as hundreds of people descended on the National Mall for the Blossom Kite Festival.
Crowds Descend on Nation's Capital for Inauguration Day .
Sole survivors of the Nu Metal apocalypse descend on Maui.
Reba Descended From Indentured Servant—and a Slave Owner.
Some of their descendants may even have gone back for a final tryst.
Both generating descendants and connecting to higher nodes involves the application of grammar rules.
Interfacing Constraint-Based Grammars and Generation Algorithms
The following structure is expected to be present in every chiral CFT: First, a vacuum vector vΩ and its ‘descendants’, which span a vector space HΩ ; they should somehow encode the chiral symmetries of the theory.
Conformal field theory, boundary conditions and applications to string theory
Such a S 1 -action on T ∗A descends to the moduli spaces above.
Higgs Bundles and Four Manifolds
For al l admissible f , χf descends to a map Sei(n)/(S12 ) → ˆΛ.
Analytic invariants of boundary links
This is achieved by using orderings satisfying the descending chain condition (DCC) : all decreasing sequences are stationnary.
Number Operator Algebras