The same secludedness and isolation to which the schoolmaster whale betakes himself in his advancing years, is true of all aged Sperm Whales.
but supposing the invader of domestic bliss to betake himself away at the first rush of the harem's lord, then is it very diverting to watch that lord.
The ploughman upon the first appearance of it unyokes his oxen, and betakes
himself with them into covert.
Thou speakest not amiss, Sancho," answered Don Quixote, "but before that point is reached it is requisite to roam the world, as it were on probation, seeking adventures, in order that, by achieving some, name and fame may be acquired, such that when he betakes
himself to the court of some great monarch the knight may be already known by his deeds, and that the boys, the instant they see him enter the gate of the city, may all follow him and surround him, crying, 'This is the Knight of the Sun'-or the Serpent, or any other title under which he may have achieved great deeds.
The hieroglyph deserts the cathedral, and betakes
itself to blazoning the donjon keep, in order to lend prestige to feudalism.
Next moment he is reassured by the spirited tone in which Arthur begins construing, and betakes
himself to drawing dogs' heads in his notebook, while the master, evidently enjoying the change, turns his back on the middle bench and stands before Arthur, beating a sort of time with his hand and foot, and saying; "Yes, yes," "Very well," as Arthur goes on.
Crisparkle, Minor Canon and good man, lately 'Coach' upon the chief Pagan high roads, but since promoted by a patron (grateful for a well-taught son) to his present Christian beat; betakes
himself to the gatehouse, on his way home to his early tea.
He commanded the youth to betake
himself to the camp.
His second object was to provide beforehand for destroying all traces of the destination to which he might betake
himself when he left Aldborough on the wedding-day.
What you ask is impossible," she answered; "but stay here with me instead, and we can be happy, and all you will have to do is to betake
yourself to the forest every tenth day, when I am expecting my master the genius.
Often of a long winter's evening we would first have tea at the big round table, and then betake
ourselves to our work; the while that, to amuse the child and to keep her out of mischief, the old lady would set herself to tell stories.
1-7) Let us betake
us to the house fo some man of great power, -- one who bears great power and is greatly prosperous always.