behindhand

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  • No one there could be behindhand in their business when their captain set them so good an example. Cited from The Life of Nelson, Vol. I (of 2), by A. T. (Alfred Thayer) Mahan
  • I hope you are not so behindhand in our news as not to know. Cited from The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Vol. I (of 2), ed. by Kenyon
  • Of course he was behindhand, but we actually set out at nine. Cited from In Indian Mexico (1908), by Frederick Starr
  • I've got very much behindhand, or you'd have heard from me before. Cited from Juliana Horatia Ewing And Her Books, by Horatia K. F. Eden
  • Throughout the day I worked for myself, throughout the night for you, and nothing is behindhand. Cited from Joseph II. and His Court, by L. Muhlbach
  • Nor was he behindhand as regarded the training of his mind. Cited from The Young Woodsman, by J. McDonald Oxley
  • Cars in which I travel are always behindhand; and they had almost given me up. Cited from Continental Monthly, Vol IV, Issue VI, December 1863, by Various
  • Not by the children of States which, under the old system, fell behindhand in population. Cited from The Continental Monthly, Vol. 2, No 3, September, 1862, by Various
  • It was as she said; they had to work hard, and they were always behindhand with their work. Cited from Sister Teresa, by George Moore
  • I won't be behindhand i' doing you a good turn, if it is to be done. Cited from The Mill on the Floss, by George Eliot
  • We were behindhand for the dead as well as for the living. Cited from The Woman Who Toils, by Mrs. John Van Vorst and Marie Van Vorst
  • We are behindhand here in books, and elderly ones seem young to us. Cited from The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Vol. II (of 2), ed. by Kenyon
  • We are still much behindhand in this matter, and shall by-and-by spend more largely upon it. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 10, No. 60, October 1862, by Various
  • The spring work would find us wofully behindhand if I did not look sharp. Cited from The Fat of the Land, by John Williams Streeter
  • Every week we are going behindhand, and if we stay here much longer we shall neither have the means of living nor getting away. Cited from Married Life, by T.S. Arthur
  • Can you think your friend behindhand in these sort of considerations? Cited from Emma, by Jane Austen
  • When the milk was brought, breakfast was still a little behindhand, but she would not let me help. Cited from Vandemark's Folly, by Herbert Quick
  • If the works hang fire and get behindhand, then they will suffer. Cited from The Spinners, by Eden Phillpotts
  • The month of October had put us a good deal behindhand, but now we were making up the distance we had lost. Cited from The South Pole, Vols 1 and 2, Roald Amundsen
  • At five o'clock I was up and at work, for I was two days behindhand. Cited from Mysteries of Paris, V3, by Eugene Sue
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