Betsy had referred it as an afterthought, suspecting the young girl was a runaway.
He was her world, but she'd been nothing more than an afterthought, strung along with promises for years.
These books were added, as an afterthought, to the original scheme; they were composed in the years 1136-1141.
Thus the mysterious hoard is all but lost sight of; no mention is made of the curse attached to it; and it is only as an afterthought that Siegfried (Sifrit) is described as its master.
But if this was not an afterthought, he must, on his own showing, stand accused of having carried out during long years a policy which he knew to be disastrous to his country, rather than risk the loss of the king's favour and of his place.