But the fact that they did is actually what brought forward the movement that broke the back of the old Jim Crow.
This is why Whitehall brought forward the date of Independence.
His banker's accounts, his architect's estimates, his solicitor's statements, were all brought forward and discussed.
July 4, 1864, Mr. Disraeli brought forward his motion of "no confidence."
In conclusion, he brought forward a parable of three virgins, and drew a very instructive improvement from it.
They were opposed by the Marchioness of Salisbury, whom the Tories brought forward.
Ultimately Richard Arkwright brought forward the same plan improved:23 his first patent was dated 1769.
As they brought forward my charger, I sought with my eyes Madonna Paola.
But now there was no want of spiritual reasons which might be brought forward for it.
The state of the Drama may also be brought forward in proof of our position.
Old English bringan "to bring, bring forth, produce, present, offer" (past tense brohte, past participle broht), from Proto-Germanic *brenganan (cf. Old Frisian brenga, Middle Dutch brenghen, Old High German bringan, Gothic briggan); no exact cognates outside Germanic, but it appears to be from PIE root *bhrengk-, compound based on root *bher- (1) "to carry" (cf. Latin ferre; see infer).
The tendency to conjugate this as a strong verb on the model of sing, drink, etc., is ancient: Old English also had a rare strong past participle form, brungen, corresponding to modern colloquial brung. To bring down the house figuratively (1754) is to elicit applause so thunderous it collapses the roof.