Usage examples for Afore

  1. Because he were the first, and so like his dear father, afore he got on in the world so. – Springhaven A Tale of the Great War by R. D. Blackmore
  2. She lives in the works, and so do he, ever since she came, which he usen't afore. – Put Yourself in His Place by Charles Reade
  3. " He didn't send no one afore," the old woman remarked. – Opportunities by Susan Warner
  4. And 'twas two days and nights afore I got up again. – The Depot Master by Joseph C. Lincoln
  5. I never did feel what slow things dumplin's was, afore now!" – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  6. It's a wonder you ain't run off long afore now. – The Branding Iron by Katharine Newlin Burt
  7. Not afore the gold's in the hold. – A Man to His Mate by J. Allan Dunn
  8. " Well, Massa Injun, I don't mind tellin' you somet'ing, but I don't like talkin' afore other folk. – The White Squaw by Mayne Reid
  9. " Well, I guess we can't be moving afore the end of May. – Roughing it in the Bush by Susanna Moodie
  10. " There's only one thing, stepmother," said Cecile; " I'll do everything as you tells me, every single thing; I'll be as careful as possible, and I'll save every penny; but I can't go to look for your Lovedy without Maurice, for I promised father afore ever I promised you as I'd never lose sight on Maurice till he grew up, and it 'ud be too long to put off looking for Lovedy till Maurice was grown up, stepmother." – The Children's Pilgrimage by L. T. Meade
  11. It'll be a long time, I reckon, afore ye get the chance to jump through the ice after Miss Goldthwaite or any other miss. – Thankful Rest by Annie S. Swan
  12. Only let me get a sight o' him afore Flip does. – Frontier Stories by Bret Harte
  13. Though he come after, yet he was long afore me. – A Select Collection of Old English Plays, Volume I. by R. Dodsley
  14. When I'd raged at him an' couldn't say more, I went out an' was going home i' the dark, howding by the wall, as weak as a baby; an' just afore I got home, I seed him stand just in front' o' me. – A Dozen Ways Of Love by Lily Dougall
  15. " I'll go when I'm ready," he said,-" 'n' I guess I won't go afore I'm ready." – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  16. If ye air, don't go off like a thief afore daylight. – Watch Yourself Go By by Al. G. Field
  17. They are wise enough to know that if they were to show much gold about them it would make the whites more eager than ever to come in among their mountains in search of it, so if the Mexican party gathered some up afore they went under, like enough we shall find it. – The Golden Canyon Contents: The Golden Canyon; The Stone Chest by G. A. Henty
  18. Now, yer r'yal 'ighness, wot can I do for you afore you goes ashore? – The Black Bag by Louis Joseph Vance
  19. He didn' let me know till two nights afore he sailed. – Shining Ferry by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  20. Seldom had host done this for them afore. – The Nibelungenlied by Unknown