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foregoing

adjective above, above-mentioned, antecedent, before-mentioned, earlier, early, first, former, last, latter, named, older, precedent, preceding, preexistent, preliminary, previously referred to, previously stated, prior, referred to above, referred to earlier, referred to previously, senior
See also: aforesaid, antecedent, before mentioned, former, last, preceding, precursory, preliminary, previous, prior, said
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The authority which we have chiefly followed -- a manuscript of old date, drawn up from the verbal testimony of individuals, some of whom had known Hester Prynne, while others had heard the tale from contemporary witnesses fully confirms the view taken in the foregoing pages.
Ah, Monsieur Mazarin, Monsieur Mazarin," said Rochefort, leading off his curate, who had not found an opportunity of uttering a single word during the foregoing dialogue, "you will see whether I am too old to be a man of action.
In the evening, Lieutenant-Governor Hutchinson sat in the same chamber where the foregoing scene had occurred, surrounded by several persons whose various interests had summoned them together.
Charley, almost at the commencement of the foregoing narrative, had galloped away, with a prodigious clatter, upon Grandfather's stick, and was not yet returned.
Some time after returning home the foregoing narrative was published, though it was little thought at the time that this would be the means of revealing the existance of Toby, who had long been given up for lost.
If the man who holds it is so, it is by the neglect of his duty, by foregoing its just importance, and stepping out of his place to appear what he ought not to appear.
With the preamble embodied in his share of the foregoing fragment of dialogue, he paid our hero a long visit; as the two men sat with their heels on Newman's glowing hearth, they heard the small hours of the morning striking larger from a far-off belfry.
This consideration has induced me to suppress it - all but the actual facts which round up the previous events and satisfy such curiosity as might have been aroused by the foregoing narrative.
Fifteen years elapsed between the time of Piombo's arrival with his family in Paris and the following event, which would be scarcely intelligible to the reader without this narrative of the foregoing circumstances.
To make all Laws which shall be necessary and proper for carrying into Execution the foregoing Powers, and all other Powers vested by this Constitution in the Government of the United States, or in any Department or Officer thereof.
So far I have written each of the foregoing events as it occurred.
From the foregoing events of the winter-time let us press on to an October day, more than eight months subsequent to the parting of Clare and Tess.