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It was a decayed house of superb proportions, but of a fashion long passed away.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
And he was gone, and out of sight on the swift galloping Benito, before Father Gaspara bethought himself.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
Descending the Alps to the east or south into Piedmont, a new world lies around and before you.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
Before Ripperda could unclasp his lips to reply, the stranger had opened the door, and passed through it like a gliding shadow.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
As long as may be necessary, Sam,” replied Mr. Pickwick, “you have my full permission to remain.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
Louis stood firm, though pale and respectful, before the resentful gaze of Elizabeth.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Ages back—let musty geologists tell us how long ago—'twas a lake, larger than the Lake of Geneva.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
I hate to be long at my toilette at any time; but to delay much in such a matter while travelling is folly.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
Babylas raised his pale face; he knew what was coming; it had come so many times before.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Before he could finish the sentence the Hole-keeper said snappishly, "Well, drop out again—quick!"
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
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WORDS RELATED TO BEFORE LONG

  • again
  • all at once
  • anon
  • at that instant
  • at that moment
  • at that point
  • at that time
  • before long
  • formerly
  • later
  • next
  • on that occasion
  • soon after
  • suddenly
  • thereupon
  • when
  • years ago
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