It would be rather extraordinary for her to go there and set up housekeeping alone.
That is, I suppose, he had not sufficient means to set up housekeeping?
He stayed as long as suited him, and left when he set up housekeeping with a view to his wedding.
My landlord was a butler, who had married a cook, and set up housekeeping.
Within a week the two were on such intimate terms that they set up housekeeping together.
Neither of them should be permitted to set up housekeeping on its own account.
"Diane and I plan to 'set up housekeeping,'" he told Chet, and Chet saw him smile whimsically at the words.
When he was married later, he gave him some fine mahogany furniture, from his own home, to set up housekeeping with.
“If you will do as I do we will go off together into the woods and build a house and set up housekeeping,” said the Sheep.
And in accordance with that idea he set up housekeeping in London upon a scale that implied a very complete cessation of income.