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1) Foot. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...the same word.) 1 Best foot foremost. Use all possible dispatch. To "set on foot" is to set agoing. If you have various powers of motion, set your best foremost....

2) 61999. Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens], Mark. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...if I'd a knowed what a trouble it was to make a book I wouldn't a tackled it, and I ain't agoing to no more. ATTRIBUTION:Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835-1910),...

3) 284. Propulsion. Mawson, C.O. Sylvester. 1922. Roget s International Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases
...discharge, shoot; launch, send forth, let fly; dash. START; put -, set- in motion; set agoing, give a start to, give an impulse to; bundle, bundle off; impel [See...

4) 707. Aid. Mawson, C.O. Sylvester. 1922. Roget s International Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases
...take in tow; help a lame dog over a stile, lend wings to. relieve, rescue; set up, set agoing, set on one s legs; bear -, pull- through; give new life to, be the...

5) 66. Beginning. Mawson, C.O. Sylvester. 1922. Roget s International Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases
...(prepare) [See Preparation]; found (cause) [See Cause]; set up, set on foot, set agoing, set abroach, set the ball in motion; apply the match to a train; launch,...

6) 682. Activity. Mawson, C.O. Sylvester. 1922. Roget s International Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases
...&c. v.; meddlesome, pushing, officious, overofficious, intrigant [F.]. ASTIR, stirring; agoing, afoot; on foot; in full swing; eventful; on the alert (vigilant) [See...

7) 3. The Adventure of the Literary Innkeeper. Buchan, John. 1915. The Thirty-nine Steps
...received a weary man who never opened his eyes till five o'clock set the little homestead agoing once more. They refused any payment, and by six I had breakfasted...

8) 136. Credidimus Jovem Regnare. James Russell Lowell. Yale Book of American Verse
...or lymph to glide. Who gets a hair's-breadth on by showing That Something Else set all agoing? Farther and farther back we push 185 From Moses and his burning bush;...

9) 14. At Port Stowe. Wells, H.G. 1898. The Invisible Man
...He edged in a curious way along the seat away from his interlocutor. But you was just agoing to tell me about this here Invisible Man! protested the mariner. Mr....

10) Chapter XIV. Santa Barbara-Hide-Droghing-Harbor Duties-Discontent-San Pedro. Dana, Richard Henry, Jr. 1909-14. Two Years before the Mast. The Harvard Classics
...slide over the slope. Many of them lodged, and we had to let ourselves down and set them agoing again; and in this way got covered with dust, and our clothes torn....

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