One would sit without moving, undertaking nothing....
The undertaking was proposed by the French A merica.
The secrecy of the undertaking heightened its charm and they marched gaily.
About 460 B.C. The sculptor Timotheus - one of those who collaborated in the Mausoleum - is mentioned as undertaking to make the acroteria that stood on the ends of the pediments, and also models for the sculpture that filled one of them.
The incidents of this undertaking are the theme of Washington Irving's Astoria.