Usage examples for preceding

  1. Otherwise the solution is correct enough, each member being, as required, a knight's move from the preceding number, and the original corner cell vacant. – Amusements in Mathematics by Henry Ernest Dudeney
  2. Coningsby had scarcely quitted her side the preceding eve. – Coningsby by Benjamin Disraeli
  3. They could naturally say a good deal about the health of Mrs. Lenox, as that lady had been obliged to keep her room for the three preceding days. – The Front Yard by Constance Fenimore Woolson
  4. Arguments: Preceding each play is an analysis of the play called the " argument," written in an interesting story- telling way. – The Mayflower, January, 1905 by Various
  5. One prisoner told us he had marched twenty- four kilometers during the preceding night. – Average Americans by Theodore Roosevelt
  6. Gertrude had been distinctly pleased with the young man the preceding summer. – A Romance in Transit by Francis Lynde
  7. The preceding, line for line, is printed in a large gothic type: the rest of the work in a small close gothic letter. – A Bibliographical, Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany, Volume Two by Thomas Frognall Dibdin
  8. The guests of the preceding night had been summoned to their duty, as the royal train might be certainly expected in the course of the morning. – The Peasant and the Prince by Harriet Martineau
  9. The feeling in this speech is very deep, but it is quieter and more subdued than the preceding one. – The Art of Public Speaking by Dale Carnagey (AKA Dale Carnegie) and J. Berg Esenwein
  10. The story is without doubt the same as that told in the preceding pamphlet. – A History of Witchcraft in England from 1558 to 1718 by Wallace Notestein
  11. On a smaller mesh than the preceding. – The Ladies' Knitting and Netting Book by Miss Watts
  12. It was the room of his grandfather as it had been that of the man preceding; the bed had been their bed; and the first to place it where it stood may have had in mind a large window, through which as he woke from his nightly sleep he might look far out upon the land, upon rolling stately acres. – The Mettle of the Pasture by James Lane Allen
  13. He had reached home late on the preceding evening, and at the moment of Mr. Levy's call was in his dressing- room. – Can You Forgive Her? by Anthony Trollope
  14. The Gorlitza, like the preceding dance, is divided into parts. – Routledge's Manual of Etiquette by George Routledge
  15. Rico sat within, this time, with his companion, and had scarcely settled himself comfortably in his corner when his eyes closed and he slept; for he had not slept an hour on the preceding night, so great had been his excitement. – Rico And Wiseli Rico And Stineli, And How Wiseli Was Provided For by Johanna Spyri
  16. Free- soilers had distinctly declined in numbers and influence during the four preceding years. – The Anti-Slavery Crusade Volume 28 In The Chronicles Of America Series by Jesse Macy
  17. Many of the guns had been rendered useless in the conflict of the preceding day. – Terry's Trials and Triumphs by J. Macdonald Oxley