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Usage examples for hitherto

  1. Has it not hitherto been true in the Colonies? – Burke's Speech on Conciliation with America by Edmund Burke
  2. Not show it to Netta- that was bad: he had always hitherto shown her and told her absolutely everything. – The Beckoning Hand and Other Stories The Beckoning Hand--Lucretia--The Third Time--The Gold Wulfric--My Uncle's Will--The Two Carnegies--Olga Davidoff's Husband--John Cann's Treasure--Isaline and I--Professor Milliter's Dilemma--In Strict Confidence--The by Grant Allen
  3. " Perhaps," said the boutilier, who had hitherto been silent. – A Night on the Borders of the Black Forest by Amelia B. Edwards
  4. He actually detected a desire to sit still and do nothing- a feeling of which he had not hitherto been conscious. – The Slave Of The Lamp by Henry Seton Merriman
  5. Most Negroes regarded this as the right step toward doing for themselves what others had hitherto done for them and some whites so considered it. – The History of the Negro Church by Carter Godwin Woodson
  6. 115. " Hitherto shalt thou come, and no farther." – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  7. I have treated you hitherto as a child. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  8. Hitherto everything had come his way. – Brand Blotters by William MacLeod Raine
  9. I enjoyed myself there, for the wild, open- air life had great charms for me, and there was a sense of freedom to which I had hitherto been a stranger. – The Mystery of a Hansom Cab by Fergus Hume
  10. Rather let me get to the matter in hand, beside which everything I had ever attempted hitherto ranks as nothing. – A Crime of the Under-seas by Guy Boothby
  11. But the ground was not hitherto prepared. – The Good Time Coming by T. S. Arthur
  12. As it is simply the stealing of money, the man must have been either a born thief or else some hitherto innocent person pressed to the crime by great necessity. – The Triumphs of Eugène Valmont by Robert Barr
  13. Hitherto she had held her peace. – Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1902 to 1903 by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  14. " I must have one shy," said Martin, one of the boys who had hitherto stood with Barton, behind the Banker, looking on. – The Mark Of Cain by Andrew Lang
  15. He had hitherto led a wandering life, having no home duties, no school to go to, no trade to work at,- no garden, or other pleasure, to fix him to one spot. – The Settlers at Home by Harriet Martineau
  16. Unto the sky the tower was meant to reach, But hitherto we've only had confusion. – Essays on Scandinavian Literature by Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen
  17. Hitherto happy in the continued support of one of the white Powers, he now found himself- or thought himself- threatened with war by no less than two others. – The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 17 (of 25) by Robert Louis Stevenson Other: Andrew Lang
  18. The beautiful figure, hitherto silent, spoke at last: " Thy wish is granted!" – Autobiography of a YOGI by Paramhansa Yogananda
  19. She had doubted, feared, and had hitherto declined,- when that other lover had fallen in her way. – The Vicar of Bullhampton by Anthony Trollope
  20. It has hitherto had no fair play. – Chantry House by Charlotte M. Yonge
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