If I remember rightly, we were sixty-six years old the day before yesterday.
Long ago, before Gutenberg, if you wanted to know something, you had to memorize it.
The sides of the tunnel showed before them like the inside of a long spy-glass, and the floor became more level.
Hardly had they spoken these words when the door opened and Arion himself stood before them.
Nothing exists that even remotely looks like Twitter before the Internet.
The cart before the horse is neither beautiful nor useful.
Carmen was up first, showering and dressing before Alex woke.
Andrew's gray eyes blazed as he stood up straight and proud before the haughty captain.
Carmen mentally counted to ten before responding.
He closed the door and they walked several yards down the hall before he spoke.
I worked with him for two years before I discovered who he really was.
His solemn gaze searched hers for a moment before he spoke.
It seemed like hours in the emergency room before the diagnosis.
It ran into a narrow cleft which he had not seen before, and then through a long, dark passage which was barely large enough for a man's body.
It would seem that I made it according to the recipe which Marcus Porcius Cato gave about two centuries before Christ.
He glanced at his watch and swallowed before answering.
The day before they were scheduled to leave, Alex came home from work and asked to see the tickets.
Maybe he was thinking about Alexia, but that was still on their land, in the old house before it was renovated.
It was almost as if he were shutting Felipa off before she could reveal something.
He was protective of you before he even met you.
Would she ever reach the point that she felt comfortable about spending the money he had earned before they met?
In fact, if she confronted him now and then, he might be more inclined to volunteer information before she found out about it.
She finished pealing the potato and threw it into the pan before continuing.
Destiny probably wouldn't wake before they returned, and even if she did, Señor Medena would keep her occupied.
We are somewhere in the middle of the earth, and the chances are we'll reach the other side of it before long.
Other buildings were cracked in places or had corners chipped off from them; but they must have been very beautiful before these accidents had happened to mar their perfection.
The man had taken a step or two across the glass roof before he noticed the presence of the strangers; but then he stopped abruptly.
So while they grow they cannot be said to really live, and they must be picked before they can become good citizens.
Let's pick her while we have the chance, before the man with the star comes back.
Our greatest Champion, Overman-Anu, once climbed the spiral stairway and fought nine days with the Gargoyles before he could escape them and come back; but he could never be induced to describe the dreadful creatures, and soon afterward a bear caught him and ate him up.
The mountain before them was shaped like a cone and was so tall that its point was lost in the clouds.
"I think that before discussing these questions," Pierre continued, "we should ask the Emperor--most respectfully ask His Majesty--to let us know the number of our troops and the position in which our army and our forces now are, and then..."
But scarcely had Pierre uttered these words before he was attacked from three sides.
Adraksin was in uniform, and whether as a result of the uniform or from some other cause Pierre saw before him quite a different man.
As became known later, he had scarcely begun to address the merchants before tears gushed from his eyes and he concluded in a trembling voice.
Preparations were made to fight the French before Smolensk.
On moving to the drawing room he handed the letter to Princess Mary and, spreading out before him the plan of the new building and fixing his eyes upon it, told her to read the letter aloud.
But hardly had he done so before he felt the bed rocking backwards and forwards beneath him as if it were breathing heavily and jolting.
Wearing a waistcoat over his cotton shirt, Ferapontov was standing before his shop which opened onto the street.
Several of them ran into Ferapontov's yard before Alpatych's eyes.
Black figures flitted about before the fire, and through the incessant crackling of the flames talking and shouting could be heard.
Alpatych went up to a large crowd standing before a high barn which was blazing briskly.