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yesterday

YESTERDAY, n. [See Yester.]

1. The day last past; the day next before the present.

All our yesterdays have lighted fools the way to dusty death.

We are but of yesterday, and know nothing. Job 8.

2. Yesterday is used generally without a preposition; as, I went to town yesterday. Yesterday we received letters from our friends. In this ease, a preposition is understood; as on yesterday, or during yesterday. The word may be considered as adverbially used.



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YESTERDAY, n. [See Yester.]

1. The day last past; the day next before the present.

All our yesterdays have lighted fools the way to dusty death.

We are but of yesterday, and know nothing. Job 8.

2. Yesterday is used generally without a preposition; as, I went to town yesterday. Yesterday we received letters from our friends. In this ease, a preposition is understood; as on yesterday, or during yesterday. The word may be considered as adverbially used.

YES'TER-DAY, n. [Sax. gyrstan-dæg, gyrsterlnic dæg. See Yester.]

  1. The day last past; the day next before the present. All our yesterdays have lighted fools The way to dusty death. – Shak. We are of but yesterday, and know nothing. – Job viii.
  2. Yesterday is used generally without a preposition; as, I went to town yesterday. Yesterday we received letters from our friends. In this case, a preposition is understood; as, on yesterday, or during yesterday. The word may be considered as adverbially used.

Yes"ter*day
  1. The day last past; the day next before the present.

    All our yesterdays have lighted fools
    The way to dusty death.
    Shak.

    We are but of yesterday, and know nothing. Job viii. 9.

  2. On the day last past; on the day preceding to-day; as, the affair took place yesterday.
  3. Fig.: A recent time; time not long past.

    The proudest royal houses are but of yesterday, when compared with the line of supreme pontiffs. Macaulay.

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Yesterday

YESTERDAY, noun [See Yester.]

1. The day last past; the day next before the present.

All our yesterdays have lighted fools the way to dusty death.

We are but of yesterday and know nothing. Job 8:9.

2. yesterday is used generally without a preposition; as, I went to town yesterday yesterday we received letters from our friends. In this ease, a preposition is understood; as on yesterday or during yesterday The word may be considered as adverbially used.

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IMPORT'ANCE, n.

1. Weight; consequence; a bearing on some interest; that quality of any thing by which it may affect a measure, interest or result. The education of youth is of great importance to a free government. A religious education is of infinite importance to every human being.

2. Weight or consequence in the scale of being.

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Nor bound thy narrow views to things below.

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