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He paid cash for it, so his references and his antecedents were not investigated at the time.
ON SECRET SERVICEWILLIAM NELSON TAFT
Also my inbred, almost instinctive curiosity as to the purposes and antecedents of lurking folk of all kinds, pricked me.
When one's antecedents have not been of a licit character, one is predisposed to make extraordinary excuses for others.
What did he know of the woman, of her antecedents and circumstances?
THE DESTROYING ANGELLOUIS JOSEPH VANCE
Few towns now standing have a right to be more proud of their antecedents than Boston.
They become in turn the antecedents spoken of by Mr. Buckle, from which spring the motives of human conduct.
The appearance of a prodigy like Nelson, however, is not an isolated event, independent of antecedents.
You may well ask me for "antecedents," and I should like, if I may, to give them to you very shortly.
ROBERT ELSMEREMRS. HUMPHRY WARD
We know practically nothing of Agricola's antecedents or his youth.
DE RE METALLICAGEORGIUS AGRICOLA
At such times he spoke of his antecedents in a lordly and condescending fashion which we found amusing.

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