Usage examples for beforehand

  1. Thus on different sides everything had been carefully prepared beforehand when the Queen died. – A History of England Principally in the Seventeenth Century, Volume I (of 6) by Leopold von Ranke
  2. She knew the step, and in one short moment she lived beforehand through the coming scene. – Scenes of Clerical Life by George Eliot
  3. Wilt thou then come and behold thy doom, so that thou mayest enjoy it beforehand? – The Last Days of Pompeii by Edward George Bulwer-Lytton
  4. " Permission and pardon granted beforehand," she cried. – Secret Memoirs: The Story of Louise, Crown Princess by Henry W. Fischer
  5. He imagined that Leonard was clever enough to have put him in the wrong beforehand. – For the Allinson Honor by Harold Bindloss
  6. I was convinced beforehand that they did. – More Hunting Wasps by J. Henri Fabre
  7. Of course, I knew it beforehand; but if I had seven years- perhaps I might live through it; I would try. – Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist by Alexander Berkman
  8. They might have that prepared beforehand, if it was necessary. – Second Shetland Truck System Report by William Guthrie
  9. Rather a good idea, I thought, especially as he said he had friends in Rome; but we never heard of 'em beforehand, and I should have let the whole thing strike me a bit sooner if I'd been Cazalet. – The Thousandth Woman by Ernest W. Hornung
  10. For all, he said, that man could do, was to look beforehand steadily at all the chances, and lay all possible plans beforehand: but from the moment the battle began, he said, no mortal prudence was of use, and no mortal man could know what the end would be. – The Good News of God by Charles Kingsley
  11. A few of the most common and necessary words in our St. Giles's Greek, I shall be able to teach you before night; and I will, beforehand, prepare the old lady for seeing a young hand in the profession. – Pelham, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton Last Updated: March 16, 2009
  12. They always do it beforehand. – The Valiants of Virginia by Hallie Erminie Rives
  13. It will probably also be made in other countries, but I shall answer only the French Jews beforehand, because these afford the most striking example of my point. – The Jewish State by Theodor Herzl Commentator: Louis Lipsky Alex Bein
  14. " I told you beforehand, Mr Harley," replied the lady, " that I was no doubt very much prejudiced, and I believe I am; but I am at least frank and plain, and repeat, that after due consideration it does wear that aspect to me." – One Maid's Mischief by George Manville Fenn
  15. No one should go there without careful preparation beforehand. – A Mortal Antipathy by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
  16. He got there and captured it, indeed, having been a month on the way, but the rebel army, with all its equipments, guns, and stores, had escaped beforehand. – Ulysses S. Grant by Walter Allen
  17. It makes no difference to me, provided I know the hour beforehand. – The Amulet by Hendrik Conscience
  18. Why shouldn't a girl be doing her part beforehand, as a man does? – The Other Girls by Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney
  19. Curll also wrote by order of his mistress a formal application for the young lady, to which Mary had added in her own hand, " I thank the good Master Richard and Mrs. Susan beforehand, for I know they will not deny me." – Unknown to History A Story of the Captivity of Mary of Scotland by Charlotte M. Yonge
  20. I can coach you all up beforehand. – Monitress Merle by Angela Brazil