come after

Definitions

  • TREVOR USED TO COME IN TO INQUIRE AFTER ME
    TREVOR USED TO COME IN TO INQUIRE AFTER ME
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v come after be the successor (of) "Carter followed Ford","Will Charles succeed to the throne?"
    • v come after come after in time, as a result "A terrible tsunami followed the earthquake"
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Additional illustrations & photos:

"'AFTER WHICH HE WILL COME TO NEWPORT'" "'AFTER WHICH HE WILL COME TO NEWPORT'"
Britain after the coming of the English Britain after the coming of the English

Quotations

  • Marcus Valerius Martial
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    “If fame is to come only after death, I am in no hurry for it.”
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
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    “The kingdom of Heaven is a condition of the heart --not something that comes upon the earth or after death.”
  • Dr. Robert Anthony
    Dr. Robert Anthony
    “Hope is the expectation that something outside of ourselves, something or someone external, is going to come to our rescue and we will live happily ever after.”
  • Elizabeth Gaskell
    Elizabeth Gaskell
    “How easy it is to judge rightly after one sees what evil comes from judging wrongly!”
  • Russell Hoban
    Russell Hoban
    “After all, when you come right down to it, how many people speak the same language even when they speak the same language?”
  • Aldous Huxley
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    “After silence that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.”

Usage

In literature:

It was a beautiful moonlight night, and we had not traveled far till we saw coming after us two men on horseback, riding rapidly.
"Twenty Years of Hus'ling" by J. P. Johnston
Phil awoke a moment after, and coming out, looked for the animal to get a closer look at it in the daytime.
"The Ranger Boys and the Border Smugglers" by Claude A. Labelle
When, after one of these absences, I appear to him in the distance, he comes furiously towards me, quite possessed by his enmity.
"Domesticated Animals" by Nathaniel Southgate Shaler
It was a happy idea that of making them all around conceive that Neefit had come after his money.
"Ralph the Heir" by Anthony Trollope
But he turned, after running a few feet, to see Catherson coming after him.
"The Range Boss" by Charles Alden Seltzer
He thought I had come after him!
"Frank of Freedom Hill" by Samuel A. Derieux
You come again to my house to scorn at me after my humiliation, and you have not the courage to own your falseness.
"A Tar-Heel Baron" by Mabell Shippie Clarke Pelton
But, behold, there comes one after me, the sandal of whose feet I am not worthy to loose.
"The New Testament of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ." by Various
Alf did not come up until some time after I lay down.
"The Jucklins" by Opie Read
I met up with him right soon after I come to Colorado.
"The Fighting Edge" by William MacLeod Raine
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In poetry:

Suppose I should forget,
After my lips are dumb,
To go to you, O heart of my heart--
Suppose I should not come!
"One Moment of Doubt" by Charles Hanson Towne
No other comes, no labourer
To cut his shaggy truss of hay,
Along the road no traveller,
Day after day, day after day.
"A Lonely Place" by Edward Shanks
“Pure with all faithful passion, fair
With tender smiles that come and go,
And comforting as April air
After the snow.
"The Letter L" by Jean Ingelow
"Then let me teach you, little boy,
Just come now, let me see,--
I know you'll manage if you try,--
Now say it after me.
"The Dean's Brother" by John Hartley
Earth lieth still in hopeless bliss;
She has, and seeks no more;
Forgets that days come after this,
Forgets the days before.
"Songs of the Summer Days" by George MacDonald
And as I went my sober way,
I heard their careless laughter;
Their hearts too happy with to-day
To care for what comes after.
"Maids In May" by Robert W Service

In news:

Fletcher, who was not drafted after graduating from John Carroll University in Ohio, made his first appearance in a Pro Bowl after the 2009 season and isn't among the list of middle linebackers that immediately come to mind.
What Comes After Game Seven.
The real mark up, he says, comes in the stage after that, after they have been passed on to dealers.
The luxury holiday comes after Moore attended Naomi Campbell's boyfriend Vladislav Doronin's lavish 50th birthday bash in Jodhpur, India alongside superstar guests Kate Moss, Eva Herzigova and Bob Geldof.
The response comes after police said that a middle school student allegedly made threats.
This comes after voters approved alcohol sales in September.
The move to capture the Grand Canyon comes after Apple chose to drop Google Maps from its mobile operating systems and opted to use its own mapping program that was derided for, among other things, poor directions and missing towns.
Aggressive turkeys are coming after some Massachusetts residents, prompting one town to consider seeking approval to trap and kill the birds.
Although UCF isn't really much of a blitzing defense, Cato is preparing for the Knights to come after him.
The Martin Luther College women's soccer team is coming into the 2012 season with high expectations after coming off of a mediocre season in 2011.
NEW ULM — The Martin Luther College women's soccer team is coming into the 2012 season with high expectations after coming off of a mediocre season.
White House meeting comes after Boehner argued that the holdup on a "fiscal cliff" deal is because Obama isn't "serious about cutting spending".
The investigation comes after a teacher found a notebook detailing the death of a 13-year-old student.
The name change comes after General Motors Co. And Chrysler LLC end their sponsorship of the game.
The move to capture the Grand Canyon comes after Apple (AAPL) chose to drop Google Maps from its mobile operating systems and opted to use its own mapping program that was derided for, among other things, poor directions and missing towns.
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In science:

After that, we come in Section 3 to the lack of percolation at criticality.
Explicit isoperimetric constants and phase transitions in the random-cluster model
As the letters of the input word w ∈ Ω+ come in one after another, we walk in the graph, always choosing the edge labelled by the letter we receive.
The temporal calculus of conditional objects and conditional events
Moreover, if the re-keying generator is cryptographically weak, then it could be cryptanalyzed from the outputs which come immediately after the re-keying phases.
Guaranteeing the diversity of number generators
The question of computing stationary distributions comes naturally after the question of stability.
Computing stationary probability distributions and large deviation rates for constrained random walks. The undecidability results
After a succession of these “reproductive” cycles, a solution is found, and often a better solution than a laboring engineer could come up with.
Complex Systems
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