To set

References in classic literature ?
She will then be frightened, and will desire you to go to bed with her; on this you must not point blank refuse her, for you want her to set your companions free, and to take good care also of yourself, but you must make her swear solemnly by all the blessed gods that she will plot no further mischief against you, or else when she has got you naked she will unman you and make you fit for nothing.
The ladies themselves seem so sensible of this, that they are all industrious to procure foils: nay, they will become foils to themselves; for I have observed (at Bath particularly) that they endeavour to appear as ugly as possible in the morning, in order to set off that beauty which they intend to show you in the evening.
Neither is the ancient rule amiss, to bend nature, as a wand, to a contrary extreme, whereby to set it right, understanding it, where the contrary extreme is no vice.
Well, I know what I's gwyne to do: I's gwyne to set down here and listen tell I hears it agin.
So somebody's got to set up all night and never get any sleep, just so as to watch them.
Time passed on again, and the youngest son too wished to set out into the wide world to seek for the golden bird; but his father would not listen to it for a long while, for he was very fond of his son, and was afraid that some ill luck might happen to him also, and prevent his coming back.
Raleigh was ready to set off again at once to discover more of Guiana.
12 : to become or cause to become firm or solid <Wait for the cement to set.
Some research supports metacognitive theory, suggesting that students are better equipped than parents or teachers to set realistic goals for themselves (Hannafin, 1981; Palmer & Wehmeyer, 2003; Tuinstra & Hiatt-Michael, 2004).
Your team's setter and all other players who deliver a controlled ball to be attacked by a teammate must be able to set effectively.
Despite their simplicity, these axioms-called the standard axioms of set theory--have enabled mathematicians to set up a rigorous framework for proving results in all mathematical fields, from fractals to differential equations.
Remove from the heat and place in an ice bath, stirring occasionally until the gelatin just begins to set.