I would sooner you had killed me than burdened my soul with your death.
Oh, Austin, there's no living woman whom I would sooner call my daughter.
She would sooner have expected Heaven to put off the weather.
Joseph replied he would sooner die than have any such thought.
I would sooner they took this butcher-work into their own hands.
"I would sooner we had nothing whatever to do with any of them," he said.
He would sooner be thirteen than fourteen; the portions would be larger, that was all.
We would sooner have built a city behind the farm, in our enclosure.
My wit is not the keenest, else I would sooner have caught it.
I would sooner have broken my heart and died than have asked a man to say that he loved me.