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Definition of Had

  • See Have.

How to use had in a sentence. Had pronunciation.

It was late evening; the sun had set.
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Yet I felt that I must needs go and lay my hand in love upon the door of the empty hut which had been ever as thee left it.
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By now I had recovered myself, for it was no ghost I saw, but a human being more distraught than was myself.
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I thought him a little mad, but yet his speech had seemed not without dark meaning.
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I had but come back in time-a day later, and he would have sat here and seen me in the Pit below before giving way.
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When I asked Soolsby how it came he had been rumoured dead, he said that he himself had been the cause of it; but for what purpose he would not say, save that he was going a long voyage, and had made up his mind to return no more.
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David had been long enough in Egypt to know what sort of toiling it was.
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The fellah gave labour and taxes and backsheesh and life to the State, and the long line of tyrants above him, under the sting of the kourbash; the high officials gave backsheesh to the Prince Pasha, or to his Mouffetish, or to his Chief Eunuch, or to his barber, or to some slave who had his ear.
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There, hung to a tree by a deserted mosque near by, the body of one who was with them all an hour before, and who had paid the penalty for some real or imaginary crime; while his fellows blessed Allah that the storm had passed them by.
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David had now been in the country six months, rapidly perfecting his knowledge of Arabic, speaking it always to his servant Mahommed Hassan, whom he had picked from the streets.
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Ebn Ezra Bey had gone upon his own business to Fazougli, the tropical Siberia of Egypt, to liberate, by order of Prince Kaid,-and at a high price-a relative banished there.
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David had not yet been fortunate with his own business-the settlement of his Uncle Benn's estate-though the last stages of negotiation with the Prince Pasha seemed to have been reached.
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When he had brought the influence of the British Consulate to bear, promises were made, doors were opened wide, and Pasha and Bey offered him coffee and talked to him sympathetically.
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They had respect for him more than for most Franks, because the Prince Pasha had honoured him with especial favour.
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Perhaps because David wore his hat always and the long coat with high collar like a Turk, or because Prince Kaid was an acute judge of human nature, and also because honesty was a thing he greatly desired-in others-and never found near his own person; however it was, he had set David high in his esteem at once.
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Of Benn Claridge Prince Kaid had scarcely even heard until he died; and, indeed, it was only within the past few years that the Quaker merchant had extended his business to Egypt and had made his headquarters at Assiout, up the river.
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A foreigner of this character they had never before seen, with coat buttoned up like an Egyptian official in the presence of his superior, and this wide, droll hat on his head.
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He had also early in his life learned that an honest smile begets confidence; and his face, grave and even a little austere in outline, was usually lighted by a smile.
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From the Mokattam Hills, where he read Faith's letter again, his back against one of the forts which Napoleon had built in his Egyptian days, he scanned the distance.
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As he made his way down the hillside again he fell to thinking upon all Faith had written.
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Examples of Had

Example #1
Yet I felt that I must needs go and lay my hand in love upon the door of the empty hut which had been ever as thee left it.
Example #2
After visiting Jasper Kimber at Heddington, as I came back over the hill by the path we all took that day after the Meeting-Ebn Ezra Bey, my father, Elder Fairley, and thee and me-I drew near the chairmaker's but where thee lived alone all those sad months.
Example #3
So I came down the little path swiftly, and then round the great rock, and up towards the door.
Example #4
It was late evening; the sun had set.
Example #5
His eyes stared at me in fright.
Example #6
There he sat looking at me with his staring blue eyes and shock of redgrey hair.