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  • Formerly, that is, within the last thirty years, the precipices could only be ascended by climbing with the utmost care, and descended by being lowered with ropes from crag to crag, and from tree to tree, when hanging on by the hands became impracticable to even the most experienced mountaineer.

    The Hawaiian Archipelago

  • Formerly, that is before the breaking out of the War, you were

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 150, May 3, 1916

  • Formerly, that is, within the last thirty years, the precipices could only be ascended by climbing with the utmost care, and descended by being lowered with ropes from crag to crag, and from tree to tree, when hanging on by the hands became impracticable to even the most experienced mountaineer.

    The Hawaiian Archipelago

  • Formerly, that is to say, before priests came among them, they had the barbarous custom of killing their fathers and mothers when they became old and infirm.

    Memoir of Fr. Vincent De Paul; religious of La Trappe

  • The Real New Fall LP is officially subtitled Formerly Country On The Click because the band had mostly finished an album which was then subsequently leaked.

    Epinions Recent Content for Home

  • But now that I'm reconciled to being in this new "Formerly" category of person, Formerly Young, I have to say, it's so much better over here on the other side, and being largely ignored by "them" is part of that.

    Stephanie Dolgoff: Happy to Be "Irrelevant"

  • But now that I'm reconciled to being in this new "Formerly" category of person, Formerly Young, I have to say, it's so much better over here on the other side, and being largely ignored by "them" is part of that.

    Stephanie Dolgoff: Happy to Be "Irrelevant"

  • "Formerly," said Baron Cuvier, in a report to the Royal Academy of

    The International Monthly, Volume 2, No. 4, March, 1851

  • Among the experiments which Edgeworth made in the management of his children was that: 'Formerly' (Maria writes) 'from having observed how apt children are to dispute and quarrel when they are left much together, and from fear of the strong becoming tyrants, and the weak slaves, it had been thought prudent to separate them a good deal.

    Richard Lovell Edgeworth

  • "Formerly," says he, "the Papists, being superstitious people, alleged that persons thus afflicted had not been properly baptized, or had been baptized by a drunken priest."

    German Culture Past and Present

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