Usage examples for ascend

  1. I may also add that a more awkward- looking, ill- favoured clergyman I never saw ascend the pulpit stairs. – The Religious Life of London by J. Ewing Ritchie
  2. At last he began to ascend the high hill which hid the house of his childhood from view. – The Redemption of David Corson by Charles Frederic Goss
  3. The rooms containing the books were amongst the bed- rooms, and after crossing the great hall, I had to turn my back on the stair which led to the ball- room and drawing- room, and ascend another to the left, so that I could come and go with little chance of meeting any of the family. – Wilfrid Cumbermede by George MacDonald