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  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Didst the 2d pers. sing. imp. of Do.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n didst The second person singular of the preterit of do, do.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • pa.t Didst of Do.
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In literature:

It was thou who didst cheat my brother of his reward for building the wall round Asgard.
"The Children of Odin" by Padraic Colum
If it is true, thou didst well; and if it is false, I care not, thou didst well!
"The Valley of the Kings" by Marmaduke Pickthall
Thou didst know all this, Hun Rhavas, for the duplicate list is before thee even now.
""Unto Caesar"" by Baroness Emmuska Orczy
Didst thou not say thou hadst come here after many wanderings and voyages on the stormy sea?
"Odysseus, the Hero of Ithaca" by Homer
Faith, but thou didst ply thy courses with a wet sail!
"Traditions of Lancashire, Volume 2 (of 2)" by John Roby
Breathe not, to any human soul, that thou didst ever call me husband!
"The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne
I spoke, and thou didst not understand the sense of my words.
"Faustus his Life, Death, and Doom" by Friedrich Maximilian von Klinger
Was it his brave son Olaf whom thou didst slay guiltless?
"Hero-Myths & Legends of the British Race" by Maud Isabel Ebbutt
What advantage didst thou reap from it?
"Sea-Dogs All!" by Tom Bevan
Can it be, that thou didst not ask after me: 'Well, tell me, is aunty alive?
"A Nobleman's Nest" by Ivan Turgenieff
And does it not occur to thy mind for what {foul} deed thou didst get thy reward, and at what price the false resemblance to a man?
"The Metamorphoses of Ovid" by Publius Ovidius Naso
And where didst thou pick up such a beauty?
"The Book of Stories for the Storyteller" by Fanny E. Coe
Let me see: how old was th' lass when thou didst set forth on thy jauntings?
"A Brother To Dragons and Other Old-time Tales" by Amelie Rives
Verily thou wouldst be a bird of ill-omen to those thou didst hate.
"Saronia" by Richard Short
But why didst thou not hinder him in time, My friend?
"Turandot, Princess of China" by Karl Gustav Vollmöller
Thou didst create me for Thy likeness.
"Holy in Christ" by Andrew Murray
Oh didst thou speak sincerely.
"The Mirror of Taste, and Dramatic Censor, Vol. I, No. 5, May 1810" by Various
Didst kneel, and swear, and urge thy Quality, Heightning it too with some Disgrace on me?
"The Works of Aphra Behn" by Aphra Behn
If thou didst know it, why didst let me wed?
"The Revenge" by Edward Young
How didst thou pass the Adamantine Gate; And into Spirit thy self insinuate?
"The History of the Devil" by Daniel Defoe

In poetry:

In whom eternally
Thou, Light, dost focus Thee!--
Didst pave
The way o' the wave;
"Any Saint" by Francis Thompson
Thou didst leave us, gentle brother,
In thy manhood's pride;
And we vainly seek another
Heart so true and tried!
"N. P. Rogers" by Effie Afton
Then with our trinitie of light,
Motion, and heat, let's take our flight
Unto the place where thou
Before didst bow.
"The Starre" by George Herbert
I wept while I was dreaming
That thou didst love me well;
I woke, and--woe is me, love--
My tears are flowing still.
"Rimas LXVIII" by Gustavo Adolfo Becquer
The shadow of the linden-trees
Lay moving on the grass;
Between them and the moving boughs,
A shadow, thou didst pass.
"A Gleam Of Sunshine" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Ah, Mind, why didst thou do those things
That now do work my woe?
Ah, Will, why was thou thus inclin'd
Me ever to undo?
"Of Hell And The Estate of Those Who Perish" by John Bunyan

In news:

Amazing monster that, for aught I know, With the first sight of thee didst make our race Forever stare .