Sentence Examples


  • Doubtless this had been drawn up beforehand, and was brought by the baronial leaders to Runnimede; possibly it was identical with the document presented to the royal ministers at Brackley a few weeks before.
  • The effect of this, craftily calculated beforehand, was to compel the peasants to rent pasture lands from the landlord at any price.
  • But Pompey's partisans were beforehand with him: he was taken off by poison and got not so much as a burial in his fatherland.
  • But the French had been beforehand with him.
  • This place had been held by a French garrison, but had capitulated only twenty-four hours beforehand, a fact of which Napoleon was naturally unaware.

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