What is knew?

Famous quotes containing the word knew:

    He cast off his friends as a huntsman his pack,
    For he knew when he pleas’d he could whistle them back.
    Oliver Goldsmith (1728–1774)

    Good work, Mary. We all knew you had it in you.
    Dorothy Parker (1893–1967)

    I didn’t think I’d come out alive; in fact, I was seeing death. But I was prepared to die as long as I died for the truth, and I knew that people would know that this was the case.
    Connie Mofokeng (b. 1959)