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England alone-then a comparatively weak and insignificant country-stood out against this overwhelming combination.
IS ULSTER RIGHT?ANONYMOUS
Do we not see that it is highly requisite that a sweet girl should be now-and-then drawn aside by him?
CLARISSA, VOLUME 6 (OF 9)SAMUEL RICHARDSON
Have you now related all the conversation you had at that time with then-Vice President Johnson?
WARREN COMMISSION (7 OF 26): HEARINGS VOL. VII (OF 15)THE PRESIDENT'S COMMISSION ON THE ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT KENNEDY
And what conversations, if any, did you have with then-Vice President Johnson?
WARREN COMMISSION (7 OF 26): HEARINGS VOL. VII (OF 15)THE PRESIDENT'S COMMISSION ON THE ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT KENNEDY
Wouldst find the fair lady Fate chooses for you?Then search ye this line of wee pin-pricks clear through.
SUPPERSPAUL PIERCE
Haste!Then get ye gone quickly.Hence to your work.Home to your gorges!
THE RHINEGOLD & THE VALKYRIERICHARD WAGNER
Ah!then where is your clueproduce your cluewhat is your clue?
A DESPERATE GAMEJOHN MADDISON MORTON
Foreign children, who come to America before the age of ten, speak both then-native tongue and English with equal fluency.
GREAT SINGERS ON THE ART OF SINGINGJAMES FRANCIS COOKE
A sweet and grateful flush then overspread her fair face; a gentle sigh now-and-then heaved her handkerchief.
CLARISSA, VOLUME 5 (OF 9)SAMUEL RICHARDSON
Now-and-then she changed her censuring looks to looks of pity of me—but (as she said) she loved not to aggravate!
CLARISSA, VOLUME 5 (OF 9)SAMUEL RICHARDSON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO THEN

  • afterward
  • again
  • directly
  • ere long
  • immediately
  • presently
  • shortly
  • soon
  • then
  • tomorrow
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