Usage examples for forthwith

  1. The Doctor did not think him perhaps quite so well as he pretended, for he told him he wanted rest, and would be better if he went forthwith to his bed. – Green Tea; Mr. Justice Harbottle by Joseph Sheridan LeFanu
  2. The command was to appear forthwith. – History-of-the-Impeachment-of-Andrew-Johnson-President-of-the-United-States-by-the-House-of-Representatives-and-his-trial-by-the-Senate-for-high-crimes-and-misdemeanors-in-office-1868 by Ross, Edmund G. (Edmund Gibson)
  3. I had to do things forthwith. – The Passionate Friends by Herbert George Wells
  4. Who could put trust in horsehoofs, and forthwith fled the field. – The Lay of the Cid by R. Selden Rose and Leonard Bacon
  5. Keep up thine heart, sweetling; but let us up this stair now forthwith, for I were fain to have thee hid away in this prison, and then will I down to her and tell her that thou art lying therein in all misery and terror, lest it come into her head to send for thee ere her memory is grown dim. – The Water of the Wondrous Isles by William Morris
  6. Forthwith nine assistant commissioners were appointed. – The Souls of Black Folk by W. E. B. Du Bois
  7. " Sweetest," he said, " I'm ignorant of the best things like flowers," and forthwith began to tell Phyllida of his life in London, so that when presently they stood again upon the bridge, he was raising his voice in order to describe his first impressions of rustick Marybone, to which he added a very nice account of the view of the Hampstead Hills. – The Passionate Elopement by Compton Mackenzie
  8. Olga told her forthwith, painting the prospect in the brilliant colours with which her vivid imagination had clothed it, while Violet listened, interested and amused. – The Keeper of the Door by Ethel M. Dell
  9. Also, I felt that some things are sacred, and the presence of any stranger would be an intrusion then, while it seemed hardly fitting to forthwith demand such a reward for what any other should doubtless have done gladly. – Lorimer of the Northwest by Harold Bindloss
  10. Word came to Wallie's room that the gentlemen were to descend forthwith, for better or worse. – Angela's Business by Henry Sydnor Harrison
  11. It's a cheery thought, and I'll adopt it forthwith, and try to look ahead, not backwards, and you must do the same. – More About Peggy by Mrs G. de Horne Vaizey
  12. Thereupon he flung two cruzados to the woman, who forthwith left the shop. – The Bible in Spain by George Borrow
  13. And the flowers forthwith dropped out of my style. – The Harbor by Ernest Poole
  14. Forthwith the two set out, and, walking rapidly, were soon at the governor's mansion. – The Wreckers of Sable Island by J. Macdonald Oxley
  15. The existence of the new globe was thus raised nearly to a certainty, and it became incumbent on practical astronomers to commence the search forthwith. – The Story of the Heavens by Robert Stawell Ball
  16. I'll be up there forthwith. – Hurricane Hurry by W.H.G. Kingston
  17. Mrs. Lathrop was again silent forthwith. – Susan Clegg and Her Neighbors' Affairs by Anne Warner
  18. The labourer forthwith took and married her; and now he began to look out for a place to build him a hut upon. – Cossack Fairy Tales and Folk Tales by Anonymous
  19. Forthwith they were off to Agostino, believing that he would know the truth. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith