Our vocab word for The Prince and the Pauper Chapter 29 doesn’t get used very much anymore. But occasionally it will still come up in modern texts! The vocab word is…
Keep reading or watch the video below see how the word ‘by-and-by’ is used in The Prince and the Pauper.
(n) a future time or occasion
Can also be an adverb
- by and by (early 14c.) originally meant “one by one,” with by apparently denoting succession; modern sense of “before long” is from 1520s.
- Straightforward sentence: By-and-by, we’ll take a trip to Europe.
- Sentence from the chapter: “By-and-by a thought occurred to him which pointed to a possibility…” (p. 175)
- Other forms: n/a
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