The "Guerriere" was not behindhand in her preparations for action.
An important contract had got behindhand and they were working overtime.
Of course, in this respect, we have not been behindhand either.
Seeing this, the captain of the Elizabeth, not to be behindhand, did the same.
We have our pope of fools at Ghent also; we're not behindhand in that, cross of God!