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Quotes of prior

  1. Well- I started writing- probably in the early 60s and by say '65 -'66 I had read most of the poetry that had been published- certainly in the 20 years prior to that. – Robert Adamson
  2. Prior to September 11, we thought the world beyond our shores was one world of risk and the world in our continent was another world of risk. – John Ashcroft
  3. It is practically impossible to teach good programming to students that have had a prior exposure to BASIC: as potential programmers they are mentally mutilated beyond hope of regeneration. – Edsger Dijkstra
  4. I believe that all the important people in my life prior to 1982 were victimized by my illness. – Patty Duke
  5. I learned so much about playing and touring being on the road and in the studio with Jeff, but I'd always played a lot of gigs in Seattle even prior to joining the Fusion. – Kenny G
  6. There are some legitimate security issues, but I believe many of the objections the administration is making are not for security reasons, but to disguise mistakes that were made prior to Sept. 11. – Bob Graham
  7. Prior to that, I had associated this music with older people, like my father. – Benny Green
  8. It's weird. Prior to having my first record, Corey Hart was just my name. – Corey Hart
  9. Howard Minsky had gotten the script to her agent prior to my involvement. – Arthur Hiller
  10. Sen. Edward Kennedy knows very directly. Senator Kennedy and I talked on several occasions prior to the war that my view was that the best evidence that I had seen was that Iraq indeed had weapons of mass destruction. – David Kay
  11. The lion's share of what I hear right now are people who, intentional or accidental, have avoided all jazz prior to 1960. And all the musicians who were successful in the '60s spent their entire lives, prior to 1960, listening to all the musicians these people avoid. – Branford Marsalis
  12. Atheists in our midst are proof that all consciences can be accommodated here, even those that have no ground for holding that conscience is sacred, inalienable, and prior to civil society. – Michael Novak
  13. Prior to that I testified before the Senate subcommittee addressing mountaintop removal. – Kevin Richardson
  14. Well, our position, and our chairman has talked about this extensively, is that we had a lot of intelligence prior to 9/11. We knew that two al Qaeda operatives who ultimately participated in the 9/11 disaster were in the United States. We didn't find them. – Richard Ben-Veniste

Usage examples for prior

  1. It was not necessary I should hear what he had to say about the treatment the deserters received in the Indian encampment prior to being led out to the stake. – The Minute Boys of the Mohawk Valley by James Otis
  2. It must not be supposed that peace will have any healing effect, to restore the parties to their rights; the co- partnership being once dissolved by the war, it was extinguished for ever, except as to matters existing prior to the war. – The Laws Of War, Affecting Commerce And Shipping by H. Byerley Thomson
  3. Grand Prior of England. – Knights of Malta, 1523-1798 by R. Cohen
  4. The first difficulty presented by this route was the prior right which the French company still retained, although it had little, if any, hope of carrying on the construction itself. – The Path of Empire A Chronicle of the United States as a World Power, Volume 46 in The Chronicles of America Series by Carl Russell Fish
  5. And did the prior wish to give me the beast? – A Boy's Ride by Gulielma Zollinger
  6. Even prior to the war Germany had placed hundreds of thousands of persons upon the state- owned farms and on private estates which had been acquired by the government for this purpose. – Modern American Prose Selections by Various
  7. The head of each house is called a prior – A Short History of Monks and Monasteries by Alfred Wesley Wishart
  8. " Anyhow," broke in Prior addressing Menzies in English, " we must do something for him, if only in justice to some folks who will be glad enough to see us back alive." – Hetty Wesley by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  9. " Oh, of course not a wife really- your Mrs. Magnus has the prior claim. – Master Tales of Mystery, Volume 3 by Collected and Arranged by Francis J. Reynolds
  10. Prior to the breaking out of the war Jackson had been unknown, but in the two years of his service he accomplished more than any other officer on his side. – How the Flag Became Old Glory by Emma Look Scott
  11. We do not provide prior consent to being born. – Moral Deliberations in Modern Cinema by Sam Vaknin
  12. The nurse may have prior knowledge of the patient, perhaps even an image of him drawn from case history, charts, tour of duty reports, and so forth; or she may meet him as a total stranger. – Humanistic-Nursing by Paterson, Josephine G.
  13. After the marquis, came the Duke of Pera, his brother, and the prior of Saint John, and all the other knights. – The White Knight: Tirant lo Blanc by Joanot Martorell and Marti Johan d'Galba
  14. The estates belonging to the monastery in England, prior to the reformation, were both numerous and valuable. – Account of a Tour in Normandy, Vol. II. (of 2) by Dawson Turner
  15. Daniel Harvey died prior to his wife. – Dr. John McLoughlin, the Father of Oregon by Frederick Van Voorhies Holman
  16. They murdered the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Prior of St. John's Hospital. – The History of London by Walter Besant
  17. I had a sudden wonder as to whether he might not have some knowledge of a long prior tragedy in which the dagger had been concerned. – Carnacki, The Ghost Finder by William Hope Hodgson
  18. Petrarch does not mention this, and indeed if Prior David could do so much he is to blame for not having done more, since he might as easily have prevented all the damage done while he was chanting in his church. – Naples Past and Present by Arthur H. Norway
  19. I have taken the Sierra Leone figures because, as I have said, they are the most complete and typical, and the state of the trade and the expenditure on the Government are those prior to the hut tax war. – West African studies by Mary Henrietta Kingsley
  20. This fact becoming evident, some industrial concerns bringing men from the South, having learned from bitter experience that the mere delivery of negroes from a southern city did not guarantee a sufficient supply of labor, made an effort to secure married men only, and even to investigate them prior to their coming. – Negro Migration during the War by Emmett J. Scott

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