I drew a breath, set my teeth, gripped the starting lever with both hands, and went off with a thud.
I took a breathing space, set my teeth, and again grappled fiercely, wrist and knee, with the machine.
I couldn't, Anne--I thought I couldn't--and when morning broke I set my teeth
and resolved that I WOULDN'T.
I reckoned I couldn't stand it more'n a minute longer, but I set my teeth
hard and got ready to try.
Yet her comments on the curse of 'pushy mums' are utterly wrong and frankly set my teeth
There was something about his oleaginous demeanour, deathly-white complexion and fey asides to the audience which set my teeth