Aforehand



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Historical Examples

He took the bridle in his hand and rode forth, the host nigh to him; and at his side went he who had betrayed him aforehand.
The Romance of Morien Jessie L. Weston

She lives reputably, and is, as I find, aforehand in the world.
Clarissa, Volume 3 (of 9) Samuel Richardson

Next to these he affects lotteries naturally, and bequeaths the best prize in his will aforehand; when his hopes fall he’s blank.
Character Writings of the 17th Century Various

If my folks had asked me aforehand I’d a-been named plain John.
Galusha the Magnificent Joseph C. Lincoln

I tell you this, Jerry—there never was a buildin’ job finished at any time spoke of aforehand.
When Ghost Meets Ghost William Frend De Morgan

And he never would have let this yer come on me, if he could have seed it aforehand.
Uncle Tom’s Cabin Harriet Beecher Stowe

This prince had aforehand trained the people to his humor and veine, in Matth.
Chronicles of England, Scotland and Ireland (2 of 6): England (3 of 12) Raphael Holinshed

The apprehensions of women on such subjects are ever aforehand with speech.
Clarissa, Volume 6 (of 9) Samuel Richardson

I came to tell you of it; but I considered it my religious duty to inwestigate your paternal feelings concerning me aforehand.
Blackwoods Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 59, No. 365, March, 1846 Various

Methinks, the blinking and false lights of their shops should have minded them of their quarter, in the other world, aforehand.
The Visions of Dom Francisco de Quevedo Villegas Dom Francisco de Quevedo

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