"beyond", etc., which had been divided between the words; as, besides, there are other considerations which belong to this case. The following passages may serve to illustrate this use of the words:
Lovely Thais sits beside thee.
Only be patient till we have appeased
It is beside my present business to enlarge on this speculation.
Besides this, there are persons in certain situations who are expected to be charitable.
And, besides, the Moor
That man that does not know those things which are of necessity for him to know is but an ignorant man, whatever he may know besides.
The men said unto Lot, Hast thou here any besides ?
To all beside, as much an empty shade,
These sentences may be considered as elliptical.
Besides your cheer, you shall have sport.
Till Paris was besieged, famished, and lost.
Syn. To environ; hem in; invest; encompass.
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