Which preposition to use with twas

in Occurrences 34%

They didn't go, it seems; Except 'twas in my dreams!

for Occurrences 25%

'Twas for setting a bird free of its cage, a small matter methinksthough there be birdsand birds, but mum for that!

in Occurrences 23%

Twas there My friend, the queen of damsels, said farewell. 'Twas in the night she paid the debt of death.

on Occurrences 20%

" 'Twas thus that Tarfe, valiant Moor, His proclamation wrote at large; He, King Darraja's favored squire, Has nailed the cartel to his targe. 'Twas on the day the truce was made, By Calatrava's master bold, To change the quarters of his camp, And with his foes a conference hold.

with Occurrences 16%

Friendship's too near a-kin to Love, Pisaro, To leave me any Peace, whilst in your Eyes I read Reserves, which 'tis not kind to hide; Come, prithee tell me what the quarrel was, And who 'twas with; thou shalt, my dear Pisaro.

of Occurrences 14%

Thou hast said 'twas of good speed and endurance, and methinks 'tis sooth.

to Occurrences 14%

Though that were honest, 'twere not wisely done; For had I known the passion of my Son, And how essential 'twas to his content I willingly had granted my consent; Her Worth and Beauty had sufficient been T'ave rais'd her to the Title of a Queen.

at Occurrences 13%

alas for Celin!" Him yesterday a Moor did slay, of Bencerraje's blood, 'Twas at the solemn jousting, around the nobles stood; The nobles of the land were by, and ladies bright and fair Looked from their latticed windows, the haughty sight to share; But now the nobles all lament, the ladies are bewailing, For he was Granada's darling knight.

like Occurrences 11%

J.B. Well, 'twas like this, Ma'am; first Mop went for her, then she went for him.

with Occurrences 10%

'Twas with discretion and valour followd.

for Occurrences 8%

" "In truth," said Beltane, slow and thoughtful, "so do I think; 'twas for this I spared his life.

at Occurrences 7%

No, no, I lye, now I remember me twas at Chaalons in Burgundy.

from Occurrences 6%

'Twas from Elspeththe first she had ever written me.

from Occurrences 5%

"Aye me, messire anchorite," said she smiling yet, "whence had you this poor folly?" Quoth Beltane gravely: "Lady, 'twas from one beyond all thought wise and learned.

by Occurrences 4%

And should any ask how Garthlaxton fell, say, 'twas by the hand of God, as a sure and certain sign that Pentavalon shall yet arise to smite evil from her borders.

on Occurrences 4%

The other evening ('twas on Friday last), This is a fact, and no poetic fable Just as my great coat was about me cast, My hat and gloves still lying on the table, I heard a shot'twas eight o'clock scarce past, And running out as fast as I was able, I found the military commandant Stretch'd in the street, and able scarce to pant.

about Occurrences 3%

There was no girl this time; 'twas more serious; 'twas about a horse Phelim had sold, and the little attorney-man had served a writ, and Phelim went down to Cork and pulled the little man's nose.

out Occurrences 3%

twas out of an old story-book he read: she might stay.

by Occurrences 3%

"'Twas by no fault of my own," he cried.

near Occurrences 3%

The shadows lay along Broadway, 'Twas near the twilight tide, And slowly there, a lady fair Was waiting in her pride.

against Occurrences 3%

' He moved away as he spoke and began giving his orders; while Harry marshalled us down to our cabins, saying gaily, 'Ay, the merry wind blows from the land now; 'twas against us as we rowed, and I had my fears; but all's well that ends wellthe Lord be praised therefor!' 'Tell us whither this kind wind is to blow us?'

after Occurrences 2%

Observe the way They laid him out, as thus:One day, 'Twas after dinner and afternoon, When the noise was over of knife and fork, And only was heard an occasional cork And Blondel idly thrumming a tune, King Richard pushed the wine along, And rapped the table, and cried, "A song!

near Occurrences 2%

And by degrees the moats were dug, and ramparts built, and stone by stone the castle rose till 'twas near the finish, and so our labour was not wanted.

through Occurrences 2%

No sir, twas through a silver heart he weares in memory of his Mrs. Lov.

past Occurrences 2%

I will not attempt to tell further of this meeting and our passionate, fond embraces, for 'twas past all description; only in the midst of our joy I perceived that Mohand ou Mohand had entered the room and stood there, a silent spectator of Moll's tender yielding to her husband's caresses, his nostrils pinched, and his jaundiced face overcast with a wicked look of mortification and envy.

Which preposition to use with  twas