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  • adv. Alternative form of erewhile.


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  • Now when the man saw these mouldering ruins and witnessed what the hand of time had manifestly done with the place, leaving but traces of the substantial-things that erewhiles had been, a little reflection made it needless for him to enquire of the case; so he turned away.

    Arabian nights. English

  • "I desire that thou bring me a tray of food like unto that thou broughtest me erewhiles, for indeed I am famisht."

    Arabian nights. English

  • Paid erewhiles what time fast-bound as to every member,

    The Carmina of Caius Valerius Catullus

  • Hereto add may the Gods all good gifts, which Themis erewhiles

    The Carmina of Caius Valerius Catullus

  • If to recall good deeds erewhiles performed be pleasure to a man, when he knows himself to be of probity, nor has violated sacred faith, nor has abused the holy assent of the gods in any pact, to work ill to men; great store of joys awaits thee during thy length of years, O Catullus, sprung from this ingrate love of thine.

    The Carmina of Caius Valerius Catullus

  • Fates abet me, I will assuredly destroy his life and send his mother back to spinning at her wheel, e'en as she was wont erewhiles to do. "

    Arabian nights. English


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