Would you have believed that I was bribed, my prince, had it not chanced that you had heard of the sword from me beforetime?
King Olaf’s Kinsman Charles Whistler
He now takes his place in the Council, beforetime denied him.
Pioneers of the Old South Mary Johnston
We surmised that he found encouragement in this house, and had beforetime listened to thy childish and unreasoning folly.
A Little Girl in Old Philadelphia Amanda Minnie Douglas
beforetime, to serve the king was to serve the Clan of the Priests, from which he had been chosen, and whose head he constituted.
The Lost Continent C. J. Cutcliffe Hyne
It was said beforetime that if a sword be the death of five score of men, it comes to be possessed of a lust for slaying.
The Thirsty Sword Robert Leighton
The words now and beforetime denote too long an interval to allow room for such a supposition.
The Bible: what it is Charles Bradlaugh
There I believe thy mind maybe made whole again, and that it may be with thee as it was beforetime.
The Story of the Champions of the Round Table Howard Pyle
One or two friends whose professions had beforetime been profuse, Eleanor met.
The History Of The Last Trial By Jury For Atheism In England George Jacob Holyoake
I knew that where beforetime he was wont to have forty great sails, at the least, in his ports, now he hath not past six or seven.
Raleigh Edmund Gosse
Sir Richard Granville’s mizzen-mast, which had beforetime been sorely hacked and splintered, fell with a crash.
The Golden Galleon Robert Leighton
to make dirty or filthy; soil; defile; sully: a bird that befouls its own nest. Contemporary Examples Adolf Hitler, despite being the most evil force ever to befoul mankind, was also a kind and conscientious employer. Secrets of Nazi Secretaries Andrew Roberts August 29, 2011 Historical Examples You see I have put gloves on, that […]
- Be friend
to make friends or become friendly with; act as a friend to; help; aid: to befriend the poor and the weak. verb (transitive) to be a friend to; assist; favour v. 1550s, from be- + friend (q.v.). Related: Befriended; befriending.
to make friends or become friendly with; act as a friend to; help; aid: to befriend the poor and the weak. Contemporary Examples But whatever their private feeling, politicians have been keen to befriend a critical power-broker. Knives Out Against Murdoch William Underhill July 6, 2011 You too must befriend the stranger, for you were […]
to bring together into one group, collection, or place: to gather firewood; to gather the troops. to bring together or assemble from various places, sources, or people; collect gradually: The college is gathering a faculty from all over the country. to serve as a center of attention for; attract: A good football game always gathers […]