Mongolian invasions and Mahommedan tyranny have, of course, long since swept away all traces of many of these.
How now in the contemplative evening of his days, the pious Bildad reconciled these things in the reminiscence, I do not know; but it did not seem to concern him much, and very probably he had long since come to the sage and sensible conclusion that a man's religion is one thing, and this practical world quite another.
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 Teutonic Order had long since failed as a religious institution; it was now to show its inadequacy as a political organization.
She'd long since forgiven him for cheating on her.
But this form of pure democracy was in various cases long since inevitably abandoned: by Boston reluctantly in 1822, and subsequently by many other townships or cities, as growing population made action in town meeting unbearably cumbersome.
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.
She'd long since learned how to manipulate alpha males, and it wasn't by going head-to-head with them.
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.
She took the liberty of inquiring whether it was long since Anatole had left Paris and how he had liked that city.