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Sometime

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So'metime. adv. [some and time.] Once; formerly.

What art thou that usurp'st this time of night,
Together with that fair and warlike form,
In which the majesty of buried Denmark
Did sometime march?
Shakesp. Hamlet.

Good sometime queen, prepare thee hence for France. Sh.

Sources: Shakespeare's Hamlet (60) · Shakespeare's Richard II (40)

Attributes: Adverb (147)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Sometime." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: December 8, 2013. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=14064.


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