The subjunctive mood, past perfect tense
of the verb `to know.
The old to-morrow habit has been superseded by "Do It To-day"; and life has become more tense
, alert, vivid.
The signal rockets burst and rained their sparks through the night and vanished, and the spirit of all those watching batteries rose to a tense
Brussels is the preterpluperfect tense
of fashion, and Turkey is taste in its dying agonies.
For moments after that awful laugh had ceased reverberating through the rocky room, Tars Tarkas and I stood in tense
and expectant silence.
For a moment tense
silence reigned in the nuptial-room.
The arms and legs were so thin that there was no shape in them, and the ribs stood out so that the skin over them was tense
It besieged with its last palpitations the tense
extremities; it ended by yielding as midnight struck.
By the way, the questions were all written in the past tense
Jim's ears were standing erect upon his head and every muscle of his big body was tense
as he trotted toward home.
As I stood there, tense
and silent, listening for the first faint sound that should announce the approach of my enemies, a slight noise from within the cave's black depths attracted my attention.
For an instant the King stood as tense
and white as though the hand of death had reached out and touched his heart with its icy fingers.