Usage examples for previous

  1. But for the previous introduction to Lady Charlotte, he would have thought it passing wonderful. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  2. With Lord George he had some slight previous acquaintance. – The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope
  3. There was one subject on which he would never touch- his previous condition- his past, before he came to be what we saw. – Grey Roses by Henry Harland
  4. Miss Paget seated herself at Charlotte's feet, as she had done on that previous occasion. – Charlotte's Inheritance by M. E. Braddon
  5. I can't remember very much previous to that time, but after we moved to the city I know my mother set up her 'ghost- room' again." – Victor Ollnee's Discipline by Hamlin Garland
  6. He made his headquarters at Millville, and had received a telegram from Mr. Price the day previous to look out for the stolen airship. – Dave Dashaway and his Hydroplane by Roy Rockwood
  7. Previous legislation had marked an alteration in the attitude of the State towards combinations of workmen, and the Act of 1871 carried the change a degree farther. – A Short History of English Liberalism by Walter Lyon Blease
  8. He found a nest with two young in the previous September near the same place." – The Nests and Eggs of Indian Birds, Volume 1 by Allan O. Hume
  9. Every morning he had to begin at the same place as on the previous morning, and he was always as ready to do it, and as patient, as if this were the first time. – Tommy and Grizel by J.M. Barrie
  10. He did so without hesitation or previous thought. – A Crime of the Under-seas by Guy Boothby
  11. They returned to Ethel at dinner time to report as good success with their shopping as hers of the previous day. – Mildred's New Daughter by Martha Finley
  12. All the gentlemen to whom I had been presented on the previous evening were present, with the exception of the Captain. – The Lonely House by Adolph Streckfuss
  13. He looked even more worried than the day previous. – Richard Dare's Venture by Edward Stratemeyer
  14. This was by Norman's advice, who guided himself by the wind- which had not changed since the previous day. – Popular Adventure Tales by Mayne Reid
  15. It complained that it had not been allowed to appear upon the previous Sunday and had been kept away from its brother, i. – Love Eternal by H. Rider Haggard