In the instant that these thoughts passed through my mind I had turned to make for the window, but my eyes alighting on the form of my erstwhile
guardian threw all thoughts of flight to the four winds.
In the great world, where great captains of industry die, all wheels under their erstwhile
management are stopped for a minute.
worth-while fun and stunts seemed no longer worth while; and it was a torment to listen to the insipidities and stupidities of women, to the pompous, arrogant sayings of the little half-baked men.
Consequently, the clubrooms became deserted, the servants dozed in the antechambers, the newspapers grew mouldy on the tables, sounds of snoring came from dark corners, and the members of the Gun Club, erstwhile
so noisy in their seances, were reduced to silence by this disastrous peace and gave themselves up wholly to dreams of a Platonic kind of artillery.
Quickly, the Belgian leaped over the prostrate form of his erstwhile
host, and without a thought of succor for the man in whom, for aught he knew, life still remained, he bolted for the passageway and safety.
Thunderous had been the crash of billows on the rocks, wild the white spray and spume that blew over the bar, troubled and misty and tempest-torn the erstwhile
blue peace of Four Winds Harbor.
Jenssen, streaming foul curses upon his erstwhile
friend, burst into the tent.
All during the interview Carthoris watched, catlike, for some indication that Vas Kor recognized in the battered panthan the erstwhile
gorgeous Prince of Helium; but the sleepless nights, the long days of marching and fighting, the wounds and the dried blood had evidently sufficed to obliterate the last remnant of his likeness to his former self; and then Vas Kor had seen him but twice in all his life.
Gust, that he might the better observe, clambered into the branches of a tree to the rear of them, being careful that the leafy fronds hid him from the view of his erstwhile
An examination disclosed that five of our erstwhile
opponents were dead and the sixth, the Neanderthal man, was but slightly wounded, a bullet having glanced from his thick skull, stunning him.
With the instant that Tarzan realized the native's danger his attitude toward his erstwhile
prey altered completely--now he was a fellow man threatened by a common enemy.
He was beset on either side by the merciless fangs of his erstwhile