It cannot be denied, then, that men's motives are the results of antecedents.
How could I get at some tangible conclusion as to her character and antecedents?
All this is, perhaps, what you would expect of a race of islanders with our antecedents.
"We are informed, sir, of your antecedents," he staggered Blake by answering.
Not a syllable had reached that country of her antecedents ...