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Aforehand   Listen
adverb
Aforehand  adv.  Beforehand; in anticipation. (Archaic or Dial.) "She is come aforehand to anoint my body."






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Aforehand" Quotes from Famous Books



... her alone; why trouble ye her? She hath wrought a good work on me. For ye have the poor with you always, and whensoever ye will ye may do them good: but me ye have not always. She hath done what she could: she is come aforehand to anoint my body to the burying. Verily I say unto you, wheresoever this gospel shall be preached throughout the whole world, this also that she hath done shall be spoken of for a ...
— Jesus of Nazareth - A Biography • John Mark

... wife, I have a farm, I shall offend my landlord, I shall offend my master, I shall lose my trading, I shall lose my pride, my pleasures, I shall be mocked and scoffed, therefore I dare not come. I, saith another, will stay till I am older, till my children are out of sight, till I am got a little aforehand in the world, till I have done this and that, and the other business; but alas, the thing is, they are not willing; for were they but soundly willing, these, and a thousand such as these, would hold them no faster than ...
— The Works of John Bunyan • John Bunyan

... I know what's what!" responded the dame, sharply, for her temper was not exactly angelic; "it's my opinion you don't mean this lady any good. Let me tell you, aforehand, you can't cut any of ...
— Hatchie, the Guardian Slave; or, The Heiress of Bellevue • Warren T. Ashton



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