About 1689 his health, never very strong, began to fail seriously and he gradually withdrew from his public engagements, ceasing his communications to the Royal Society, and advertising his desire to be excused from receiving guests, "unless upon occasions very extraordinary," on Tuesday and Friday forenoon, and Wednesday and Saturday afternoon.
It was most frequented in the forenoon, and then only by men.
Annulled a number of vexatious, restrictive regulations, such as the compulsory wearing of beards, the prohibition against going out in the forenoon on Sundays or holidays, or frequenting public pleasure resorts.
All three Paris curves show three peaks, the first and third representing the ordinary forenoon and afternoon maxima.
During the forenoon a good landing-place was found inside the bay on its northern side, and the contingent of the Toth Division from Mudros disembarked at this point.
Throughout the dry or cool season the wind blows steadily and almost uninterruptedly (except for an hour or so forenoon and afternoon) from the south-east.
The Lord's Supper was observed weekly; and between forenoon and afternoon service every Sunday a love feast was held at which every member was required to be present.
Having heard causes in the forenoon between eight and eleven, after dinner he sat again to receive petitions.
Watering, which, except during the resting period, should generally be copious, is best done in the forenoon; while syringing should be done early in the morning before the sun becomes too powerful, and late in the afternoon to admit of the foliage drying moderately before night.
In calculating the percentages of forenoon and afternoon occurrences half the entries under noon and midnight were assigned to each half of the day.
Whilst daylight is the principal cause of the diurnal inequality, it is not the only cause, otherwise there would be as many auroras in the morning (forenoon) as in the evening (afternoon).
A compromise was at last arranged, whereby the friars were to preach in the forenoon and Tausen in the afternoon.
Next forenoon the pilgrim is free to move about, and towards midday he may if he please hear a sermon.
After rising he studied for two hours, then lectured other two, and spent the rest of the forenoon, till one, at his desk.
Mrs. Cummings was taken away to the Sister's hospital this forenoon and I fear she shan't ever return.
After hoeing, or perhaps reading and writing, in the forenoon, I usually bathed again in the pond, swimming across one of its coves for a stint, and washed the dust of labor from my person, or smoothed out the last wrinkle which study had made, and for the afternoon was absolutely free.