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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of follow.


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  • I there said that the Herald was follow'd by a Band, but to accommodate that Band a Boat was procured from Chicksands, placed upon a carriage, and surmounted by boughs of Oak and Laurel, and in the front rode Judy

    Letter 292

  • Mr Weston who read the proclamation at all corners follow'd by his troop, and a band of musick. —

    Letter 291

  • Blessings accompany'd my Departure, and his constant Prayers follow'd me in my Voyage.


  • Regret was follow'd by a Kind of Aversion for each other's Company, and that Person that could most wittily Pique or shock the other, was the happy Conqueror.


  • Thus was my Person confin'd, but my Griefs enlarg'd; I had lost my Father, and was believ'd to be his Murtherer; I had follow'd


  • Princess follow'd her generous frank Humour, without reflecting on the


  • Father; but Night coming on, together with the Wildness of the Place, oblig'd me to accept of his Offer; so he covering the Body of my Father with his upper Garment, we mounted on Horseback, and follow'd a little


  • His Lands were mortgaged, his Houses decay'd, his Debts increased, his Credit diminished, Duns attack'd him in every Quarter, Writs and Bayliffs follow'd him, Vexations of all Sorts met and overtook him: Nevertheless, her Riot, Vanity, and chargeable

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  • Jollity, and slept in the Bed of Adultery, till Heaven, all − just and good, awak'd me out of this my impious Delirium, by the Revolution which soon follow'd.

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  • In the Morning I heard a Bustle at my Chamber − door, which prov'd to be between Jack and my Maid; for she coming then to wait on me, according to custom, he follow'd her, and would go in with her; which she refus'd; with that he strugled with her, and at last got the Key; then pushing her away, came in and lock'd the Door fast, and shut her out.

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