Long-since Sentence Examples
It.d been too long since he.d felt such strong emotion, and it caught him off guard.
Had it been that long since she talked to Mary?
It had been too long since he recited them; five summers had passed since he was freed from the underground.
She'd long since forgiven him for cheating on her.
He'd long since suspected one of them was working with Sasha, but it wasn't him.Advertisement
He'd long since stopped trying to escape, knowing the magic of Hell and the Dark One was too old for him to break.
She had long since learned that trying to talk them down didn't really work.
Kitchen-middens of England, Ireland and Denmark reveal the existence of the capercally, Tetrao urogallus, and of the great auk or gare-fowl, Alca impennis; both species long since vanished from those countries.
It is supposed to be the Camanes of Ptolemy, and was formerly a very flourishing city, the seat of an extensive trade, and celebrated for its manufactures of silk, chintz and gold stuffs; but owing principally to the gradually increasing difficulty of access by water, owing to the silting up of the gulf, its commerce has long since fallen away, and the town has become poor and dilapidated.
Her thirst for glory had long since been slaked, and she longed for peaceful enjoyment of the civic boons which he had conferred upon her in that greatest period of his life, the Consulate.Advertisement
Boston had long since taken her place in the very front of anti-slavery ranks, and with the rest of Massachusetts was playing somewhat the same part as in the years before the War of Independence.
His original treatises (the best of which are his Greek and Latin grammars), as well as those which he edited, have, however, long since fallen into disuse.
Gastaldo (1548) presents us with a map of Italy, which, except as to nomenclature, differs but little from that of Ptolemy, although on the Portolano charts the peninsula had long since assumed its correct shape.
It was transformed long since into a fixed amount per head of the animals taxed, which amount varies according to the region in which the tax is levied, the highest tariff being in the sanjak of Jerusalem (72 piastres) and the lowest in the Yemen (1 piastre).
Among the many early English kings who visited or passed through Cardiff was Henry II., on whom in 1171, outside St Piran's chapel (which has long since disappeared), was urged the duty of Sunday observance.Advertisement
His Bohemian subjects had long since dubbed him " King All Right " because he said yes to everything.
It would be impossible now to trace the steps which led to this wild and long since exploded theory.
Mongolian invasions and Mahommedan tyranny have, of course, long since swept away all traces of many of these.
The famous "lakes" in the southern part of the field were artificial ponds, which have long since been drained.
Besides, the Germans had long since become aware of the movement in progress, and all chance of surprise was past.Advertisement
If at one time the monuments of Greece and Rome claimed the almost undisputed attention of the archaeologist, that time has long since passed.
Many hill towns once thriving have long since become abandoned, desolate and comparatively inaccessible; though with the development of the summer resident's interests many will probably eventually regain prosperity.
These negotiations continued all through 1908 and resulted in a treaty, signed and ratified in 1909, by which Siam ceded to Great Britain her suzerain rights over the dependencies of Kedah, Kelantan, Trengganu and Perlis, Malay states situated in southern Siam just north of British Malaya, containing in all about a million inhabitants and for the most part flourishing and wealthy, and obtained the practical abolition of British jurisdiction in Siam proper as well as relief from any obligations which, though probably very necessary when they were incurred, had long since become mere useless and vexatious obstacles to progress towards efficient government.
The Teutonic Order had long since failed as a religious institution; it was now to show its inadequacy as a political organization.
However definite may have been the ideas originally conveyed by these notes of time, their first meaning has long since been lost.Advertisement
Moreover, all his martial energy notwithstanding, his personality must have been singularly winning; for it is said of him that he left behind not a single enemy, all his opponents having long since been converted by him into friends.
The males of rotifers are of relatively rare occurrence, except in the genus A splanchna, where they were first recognized as such by Brightwell in 1841; though those of Hydatina had long since been seen and described as a distinct genus.
The Old Testament had been " long since " completed, but " for lacke of good meanes " (Preface to the New Testament), its appearance was delayed till 1609-1610, when it was published at Douai.
In 1789 property qualifications were general, but now in all the northern and western states these have been long since abolished, and the electoral suffrage is practically manhood suffrage.
Doesn.t seem like it.s been that long since … She trailed off, pensive.
He'd long since accepted that their health was far more important than where they lived or what they wore.
It couldn't have been too long since he stoked the stove.
Fred O'Connor, at 74, had long since finished his working career, a calico collection of jobs which changed with the telling, none of which gave him a pension.
Had it been so long since she laughed?
Breakfast had long since worn off and they were hungry.
The ashes had long since stopped burning, and the air was still filled with magic.
Sadness had long since waned, leaving only a hole that'd never be filled.
It's been too long since I was last able to use my legs.
Shirting, which has long since ceased to refer exclusively to shirt cloths, includes a large proportion of Lancashire manufacture.
Very nearly resembling the canary, but smaller in size, is the Serin (Serinus hortulanus), a species which not long since was very local in Europe, and chiefly known to inhabit the countries bordering on the Mediterranean.
From their supposed aptitude to imbibe and retain odours, their powder was the basis of various perfumes, such as the celebrated " Poudre de Cypre " of the hairdressers, but their employment in this respect has long since been abandoned.
Taught by the lesson of Poland, he had, in fact, long since abandoned his former policy of weakening Sweden.
His Discours sur les passions, de l'amour, a striking and characteristic piece, not very long since discovered and printed, has also been assigned to this period, and has been supposed to indicate a hopeless passion for Charlotte de Roannez, the duke's sister.
It was long since he had seen her, but he had not failed to contribute largely out of his small means to her comfort.
Bismarck had long since decided that the matter could only be settled by the exclusion of Austria altogether, and that the means to this end were not discussion, but " Blood and Iron."
The original industry has long since moved onwards to other parts, but the town remains a prosperous market centre, and has a considerable industrial activity.
The breeding of cobs and ponies comes next in importance, and thirdly that of cattle, now mostly Herefords, though Speed mentions a native breed, long since extinct, all white with red ears.
Its deposits have long since filled up the harbours of Miletus, and converted the islands which protected them into mounds in a swampy plain.
But though the Brahmans, too, will often acquiesce in the reasonableness of such claims, it is probably only as a matter of policy that they do so, whilst in reality they regard the other two higher castes as having long since disappeared and been merged by miscegenation in the Sudra mass.
The First Church, Providence, had long since become Arminian and held aloof from the evangelism of Edwards, Whitefield and their coadjutors.
The main difference between the oyster industry of America and that of Europe lies in the fact that in Europe the native beds have long since been practically destroyed, perhaps not more than 6 or 7% of the oysters of Europe passing from the native beds directly into the hands of the consumer.
The restrictions on nutmeggrowing have long since been removed, and many plantations, with free labour, have been started in Ternate since 1885.
In its final form this temple and tower were the work of Nebuchadrezzar, but from the clay cylinders found by Sir Henry Rawlinson in two of the corners of the tower it appears that he restored an incomplete ziggurat of a former king, "which was long since fallen into decay."
The district of Chitral is called Kashgar (or Kashkar) by the people of the country; and as it was under Chinese domination in the middle of the 18th century, and was regarded as a Buddhist centre of some importance by the Chinese pilgrims in the early centuries of our era, it is possible that it then existed as an outlying district of the Kashgar province of Chinese Turkestan, where Buddhism once flourished in cities that have been long since buried beneath the sand-waves of the Takla Makan.
The capacious bay, formerly known as the Bay of St Lawrence from a religious house long since demolished, is protected by a sandbank that ends here, and is hence known as the Tail of the Bank.
All we can say is, that in those remote times what is now England had no existence; its site was occupied by seas which were tenanted by marine invertebrates, long since extinct.
He called into existence a formidably large number of officers to govern it, but his charter was in conflict with the other (mutually conflicting) grants of the Council for New England, east of the Piscataqua; and Gorges and his agents met with a determined opposition under the leadership of George Cleeve, the deputy-president of the Lygonia, or " Plough " Patent, which extended along the coast from 1 By this charter, issued in 1578, Sir Humphrey Gilbert was entitled to all territory lying within two hundred leagues of any colony that he might plant within six years; although it had long since lapsed, Raleigh Gilbert seems not to have been aware of it.
During this period, too, the importance of Bombay as a naval base, long since recognized, was increased by the building of a dock (1750), a second being added in 1762.
In literature an age of poets had long since made way for an age of commentators and grammarians, who thought that the old poems must have been the work of gods.
The broader theories of modern zoology might seem to have little bearing on the Echinoderma, for it is not long since the study of these animals was compared to a landlocked sea undisturbed by such storms as rage around the origin of the Vertebrata.
But whatever offence they gave, whatever mischief they did, was soon exhausted, and has long since been pardoned.
The castle belonging to the ancient territorial lords of Hengelo has long since disappeared, and the only interest the town now possesses is as the centre of the flourishing industries of the Twente district.
It lay in the marshes at the mouth of the most easterly (Pelusiac) branch of the Nile, which has long since been silted up, and was the key of the land towards Syria and a strong fortress, which, from the Persian invasion at least, played a great part in all wars between Egypt and the East.
Carlo Zeno had long since been ordered to return, but the slowness and difficulty of communication and movement under 14th century conditions delayed his reappearance.
The systematic raiding of Lithuania by the knights under the pretext of converting it had long since united all the Lithuanian tribes against the common enemy; but Gedymin aimed at establishing a dynasty which should make Lithuania not merely secure but mighty, and for this purpose he entered into direct diplomatic negotiations with the Holy See.
Thus this small flexibility is even greater than that necessary to the reconciliation of observation with theory, and the earth is shown to be more rigid than steel - a conclusion long since announced by Kelvin for other reasons.
His tomb, situated near the city walls, mentioned by Ammianus Marcellinus, has long since disappeared.
He'd said it was for a good causeâ€”to save humanityâ€”but she'd long since thought there was something strange about his wild stories of Guardians and Gods.
She'd long since thought her father was paranoid, if not crazy.
She'd long since learned to take his beatings without screaming, but she sobbed nonetheless as the blows fell.
She'd long since learned how to manipulate alpha males, and it wasn't by going head-to-head with them.
Damian had long since lost any lofty delusions, but Dusty was a stickler for discipline and details.
Doesn.t seem like it.s been that long since â€¦ She trailed off, pensive.
Maybe it was the faint smell of expensive cologne, or the feel of his warm hand through her blouse, or even the fact that it had been so long since anyone had taken an interest in her work.
The romantic view of horse-drawn caravans has long since passed.
These were too slow due to techni cal short comings that have long since ceased to be.
In fact, the position has long since passed far beyond the limits of ordinary law-breaking and become an exhibition of national degeneracy.
There was another platform, connected by a drawbridge, but this has long since been removed.
Scientists have long since discredited such intimations of biblical superiority and the uniqueness of its religious outlook compared with neighboring cultures.
It especially likes the deeper blacker soils that were created under long since vanished mixed oak woodland.
Greg is a fading middle-aged actor whose family life has long since become stale; Sally is a struggling young playwright.
He has written almost nothing else since and has become identified with " John Christopher ", his other pseudonyms long since discarded.
Weld nuts have long since been established as the main type of fastener for installing load bearing threads into thin sheet metal.
Tom had long since stepped down from cricket on the main pitch, and become a stalwart of the old An XI.
Every single wrong note and careless whisper has long since evaporated and what we're left with is a concentrated glass of amber perfection.
The new ministers had long since made monarchical professions of faith, but, up to the moment of taking office, were nevertheless considered to be tinged with an almost revolutionary hue.
So it has come about that the only practicable history of geographical exploration starts from the Mediterranean centre, the first home of that civilization which has come to be known as European, though its field of activity has long since overspread the habitable land of both temperate zones, eastern Asia alone in part excepted.
France in 178 9, though its ancient provincial boundaries survived, had long since been welded into a nation conscious of its common interests; Russia remains a vast empire, composed of the most heterogeneous, sometimes even mutually hostile, elements., whose antagonisms were bound to be an element of weakness in any assembly truly representative of all sections of the people.
The question is one which practical railway men have long since ceased to argue on general principles; they recognize that the answer depends upon the respective degree of talent and integrity which characterize the business community on the one hand and the government officials on the other.
The validity of his fundamental position was impaired by the absence of a well-constituted theory of series; the notation employed was inconvenient, and was abandoned by its inventor in the second edition of his Mecanique; while his scruples as to the admission into analytical investigations of the idea of limits or vanishing ratios have long since been laid aside as idle.
This weakness was due not to attacks from without - for orthodox Protestantism had long since lost its aggressive force - but to disruptive tendencies within the Church; the Enlightenment of the 18th century had sapped the foundations of the faith among the world of intellect and fashion; the development of Gallicanism and Febronianism threatened to leave the Holy See but a shadowy pre-eminence over a series of national churches, and even to obliterate the frontier line between Catholicism and Protestantism.
Theobald's superiority to Warburton as a Shakespearean critic has long since been acknowledged.
Keller's Landing was used during the war to land troops, but has long since gone to pieces, and is overgrown with moss and weeds.
Not long since I read his epitaph in the old Lincoln burying-ground, a little on one side, near the unmarked graves of some British grenadiers who fell in the retreat from Concord--where he is styled "Sippio Brister"--Scipio Africanus he had some title to be called--"a man of color," as if he were discolored.
Farther down the hill, on the left, on the old road in the woods, are marks of some homestead of the Stratton family; whose orchard once covered all the slope of Brister's Hill, but was long since killed out by pitch pines, excepting a few stumps, whose old roots furnish still the wild stocks of many a thrifty village tree.
We talked of rude and simple times, when men sat about large fires in cold, bracing weather, with clear heads; and when other dessert failed, we tried our teeth on many a nut which wise squirrels have long since abandoned, for those which have the thickest shells are commonly empty.
She took the liberty of inquiring whether it was long since Anatole had left Paris and how he had liked that city.
It was long since the Rostovs had news of Nicholas.
It was long since Rostov had felt such enjoyment from music as he did that day.
The raft had long since stopped and only the waves of the current beat softly against it below.
It was long since there had been so stormy a meeting.
She had said she did not want to sing, but it was long since she had sung, and long before she again sang, as she did that evening.
He went to Tver to see Joseph Alexeevich's widow, who had long since promised to hand over to him some papers of her deceased husband's.
The actors of 1812 have long since left the stage, their personal interests have vanished leaving no trace, and nothing remains of that time but its historic results.
The princess looked round and saw Natasha coming in, almost running-- that Natasha whom she had liked so little at their meeting in Moscow long since.
Is it long since he grew worse?
The sun had set long since.
The storm was long since over and there was bright, joyous sunshine on Natasha's face as she gazed tenderly at her husband and child.
We had ourselves long since given up eating conventionally reared pork and chicken, because it tasted and felt horrid.
Every single wrong note and careless whisper has long since evaporated and what we 're left with is a concentrated glass of amber perfection.
No, not his 1997 stint as action hero Batman for which, along with his role as carpenter and handyman George Burnett on the 80's series The Facts of Life, he has long since been forgiven (hey, everyone has to start somewhere).
Unlike traditional brick-and-mortar universities, the University of Phoenix caters to the needs of those who have long since finished high school.
Disney World has long since extended beyond just the Magic Kingdom, now officially home to Epcot, Animal Kingdom, Disney-MGM, and two water parks.
As the development teams have long since migrated over to working on games for the Nintendo Wii, no new games are being released on the Nintendo GameCube.
This was a great selling point for Nintendo compared to the other two systems, not to mention the strong Nintendo brand that has long since established itself in the video game realm.
Because these old lamps were often made of glass, many of the ones you'll find on the market have replacement globes because the originals have long since broken.
Canadians have long since yearned for better competition in the wireless industry and this may have arrived with the new Wind Mobile rates and plans.
Others request that a light be left on, even if they have long since stopped needing a nightlight.
This look is eerily reminiscent of Cape Cod vacations of days long since past, but the overall look of the suit remains chicly current.
Finding board game rules for games that have long since fizzled and gone the way of the dodo bird is not difficult at all.
The site offers many downloadable instructions for current games as well as games long since put to rest.
Today, Ohio University has converted the main building into a museum and offices, while the other buildings that made up The Ridges have long since been demolished.
Five teenagers were traveling in a car and passed the old West Virginia Ordinance Works, a plant used to make dynamite during World War IIbut long since abandoned.
The days when boots came in just black and brown are long since gone, and you'll be able to find boots in any color that takes your fancy.
Though some might say their day has long since come and gone, others insist that clogs will never age.
Due to the overwhelming popularity of the style, fire tattoos have long since been a staple of many tattoo artists' repertoire.
Shooting stars have long since captivated the minds of people from all over the world.
The sand-covered wood flooring has long since rotted away, exposing the maze-like underbelly where slaves and animals were kept, ready to be release to attack gladiators.
Football season has long since ended and basketball season has finally ended.
Archuleta also performed on many local shows in Utah as well as on the long since canceled Jenny Jones show, singing And I am Telling You from the movie that brought former Idol contestant Jennifer Hudson her first Oscar, Dreamgirls.
The video had long since been pulled from VH1, and they had to put it back into rotation.
Most of the hoopla surrounding Twilight movie soundtracks had long since died down so promotion of the album was minimal.
Although not as popular as it once was, thanks to the birth of digital music downloads, the BMG Club still exists - though the cassettes have long since been replaced with CDs.
Raw fingers plucked at his lengthening hair, his hair piece long since dumped.
It's been so long since I've satisfied my cravings and I deserve a reward for my diligence.
That he was an Original Being who had chosen to stay with Damian and a woman long since dead.
It'd been too long since a normal woman overcame his first impression.
It was probably surrounded by a carved wooden railing, but this has long since disappeared.