But soon after the dawn of the republic in 1804, it was crippled by an enormous public debt.
He soon had a following and invited one young man to accompany him as he preached the gospel.
The issue pretty much boils down to that useful phrase: too soon.
Almost as soon as Blue Ivy was born, a multitude of celebrities took to Twitter to offer their congratulations.
They are soon to be facts on the ground, illustrating Israel's lack of good faith in negotiating two states.
soon the news of his terrible deed spread throughout the land.
She is glad to believe that there is every reason why it will soon be over.
Nelson soon assured the Austrian commander that this was not the object of his memorial.
Mrs. Drelmer, it soon appeared, knew what she was talking about.
The crowd, we soon discovered, was bourgeois in the extreme.
Old English sona "at once, immediately, directly, forthwith," from West Germanic *sæno (cf. Old Frisian son, Old Saxon sana, Old High German san, Gothic suns "soon"). Sense softened early Middle English to "within a short time" (cf. anon). American English. Sooner for "Oklahoma native" is 1930 (earlier "one who acts prematurely," 1889), from the 1889 opening to whites of what was then part of Indian Territory, when many would-be settlers sneaked onto public land and staked their claims "sooner" than the legal date and time.