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Example sentences for "then took"

  • I then took it out and replaced it by one of the bullets made from the metal I had found.

  • I then took off my clothes again and waded into the sea with my harpoon, and soon had on shore one of my dog-shark friends, and his bladder and fins in a short time in my bailer over a slow fire, for I wanted some glue badly.

  • I then took possession of the key of the principal entrance, and warned the master that I did not want to be seen by anyone when I came in or went out.

  • I then took my Book of Hours, sprinkled the cell with holy water, and pretended to pray, kissing from time to time the picture of the Virgin.

  • I then took my locket and threw it over her neck; it gave her the greatest delight, and she tried for a long time to discover the secret.

  • I then took an affectionate leave of her, promising to see her early in the morning.

  • I then took a final leave of the Saints, and, accompanied by Elder Cannon, started for the railway.

  • We then took passage on a schooner for Buffalo, a distance of 200 miles.

  • Ill health compelled his return to England, and he then took up literature as a profession.

  • He then took leave, wishing us health and a pleasant voyage, and a speedy return.

  • The sultan expressed himself gratified with the visit, and we then took leave.

  • I then took leave, after many demonstrations of good-will.

  • He then took them to the kitchen and shut himself up with the cook, who began to cook them as she had done the four others on the previous day.

  • He then took leave of the envious man, and went on his way.

  • We then took leave of our brethren and continued riding till seven o'clock, when I was so fatigued I could go no further.

  • We then took leave of Count Medem, the Russian Consul.

  • Then took place a run upon the banks, some of which, both in London and the country, were obliged to stop payment.

  • He then took a piece of tape, and after beginning a knot of a peculiar kind gave it her to complete.

  • He then took leave of his cousin, who from this moment was rapidly restored to health.

  • He then took to walking about the fields, and secretly making inquiries concerning the family.

  • He then took a concubine, and had one more son by each, all of whom became in time distinguished men.

  • Then took Mary a pound of ointment of spikenard, very costly, and anointed the feet of Jesus, and wiped his feet with her hair: and the house was filled with the odour of the ointment.

  • Then took they up stones to cast at him: but Jesus hid himself, and went out of the temple, going through the midst of them, and so passed by.

  • He then took up a number of arrows, each capable of bearing a great strain.

  • He then took him up from the car, like Garuda taking up a snake.

  • Then took place a battle, fierce and exceedingly wonderful to behold, between thy warriors and those of the foe, both parties being solicitous of victory.

  • He then took a post chaise at ten o'clock, and arrived in Cambridge a little before six in the evening.

  • I then took omnibus to the Rue de Bac, and had an interesting conversation with AbbĂ© Dubois, now eighty years old.

  • I then took leave of Elders Young and Taylor, and returned by train to Preston.

  • We took wagons to Wellsville, on the Ohio River, about a hundred and thirty miles; then took steamboat to St. Louis, also thence to Richmond on Missouri River.

  • Joseph stepped to his bedside, looked him in the eye for a minute without speaking, then took him by the hand and commanded him in the name of Jesus Christ to arise from his bed and walk.

  • The chevalier gently drew the countess aside, then took Madame de Remur's hand and silently bending over it, put it to his lips.

  • At the call from one of the players he replaced a broken racket, then took up his former post, apparently intent upon the game, but in reality his mind was far afield.

  • Karl gave a few commands to an orderly, then took a seat by the general's side.

  • I then took my hat and bag, and went off to school.

  • He then took alarm at some noise I made, and flew away slowly to a wood at some distance, where he settled.

  • Well--I then took my course up to the windmill on the mount.

  • The above list will hopefully provide you with a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "then took" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this group of words.

    Some common collocations, pairs and triplets of words:
    open place; then apply; then back; then commanded; then curs; then enter; then found; then governor; then have; then heated; then held; then left; then make; then occupied; then pass; then poured; then returned; then serve; then should; then the priest shall; then the priest shall pronounce him; then thou; then throw; then was; then will; thence south