betime

Related to betime: bedtime

betime

(bɪˈtaɪm)
vb (intr)
to befall, happen
adv
in good time
References in classic literature ?
Let parents choose betimes, the vocations and courses they mean their children should take; for then they are most flexible; and let them not too much apply themselves to the disposition of their children, as thinking they will take best to that, which they have most mind to.
In the evening he cut out the work, and went to bed early, that he might get up and begin betimes next day; but he was saved all the trouble, for when he got up in the morning the work was done ready to his hand.
And whoever wanteth to have fame, must take leave of honour betimes, and practise the difficult art of--going at the right time.
The old man was up, betimes, next morning, and waited impatiently for the appearance of his new associate, who after a delay that seemed interminable, at length presented himself, and commenced a voracious assault on the breakfast.
Not many days after Sir Richard of the Lea came to Sherwood Forest, word reached Robin Hood's ears that my lord Bishop of Hereford would be riding that way betimes on that morning.
The house where he had left him was in a by-street in Southwark, not far from London Bridge; and thither he hied with all speed, bent upon returning with as little delay as might be, and getting to bed betimes.
Betimes, therefore, the next day, Hester took little Pearl -- who was necessarily the companion of all her mother's expeditions, however inconvenient her presence -- and set forth.
In the morning, he was up betimes, and went straight to his bench and to work.
She need be accustomed to such loads betimes thought, neighbor, for she will carry weight when you are dead.
Phoebe, my dear little girl," said Hepzibah, after a moment's pause,"you were up betimes, and have been busy all day.
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Take heed betime lest ye be spied, Your loving eye ye cannot hide; At last the truth will sure be tried.