'Twas Arthur-a-Bland, the knight's quondam
esquire, who brought the tidings, and Robin's face brightened as he heard it.
I cannot feel friendly toward my quondam
fellow-American, Napoleon III., especially at this time,--[July, 1867.]--when in fancy I see his credulous victim, Maximilian, lying stark and stiff in Mexico, and his maniac widow watching eagerly from her French asylum for the form that will never come--but I do admire his nerve, his calm self-reliance, his shrewd good sense.
The world of tape measures and calico counters seemed so far away; the interior of his quondam
lodgings in a by-street of Islington, so unfamiliar and impossible.
Stuart on the subject of the pet horse, they journeyed very harmoniously together; though now and then, the Snake would regard his quondam
steed with a wistful eye.
"Nay, my father," answered our quondam
servant, who now, clad as he was in the full panoply of savage war, looked every inch a warrior king, "do thou speak, and let me, who am but a child in wisdom beside thee, hearken to thy words."
" Daughtry began, but was ignored by his quondam
friend, who was saying to Doctor Masters:
The employers' associations, that had helped the captains of industry to tear and rend labor, were now torn and rent by their quondam
Nor was it by any means difficult for the most unobservant person to detect this state of feeling in the quondam
'prentice, for it not only proclaimed itself impressively and beyond mistake in his majestic walk and kindling eye, but found a striking means of revelation in his turned-up nose, which scouted all things of earth with deep disdain, and sought communion with its kindred skies.
Weller; for the rather stout lady was no other than the quondam
relict and sole executrix of the dead-and-gone Mr.
``Nay, but,'' said the Knight, who seemed to take a pleasure in provoking his quondam
The animal itself was a peaceful and well-behaved as that father of all picture-wolves, Red Riding Hood's quondam
friend, whilst moving her confidence in masquerade.
It was Arapooish, the quondam
friend of Rose the outlaw, and one whom we have already mentioned as being anxious to promote a friendly intercourse between his tribe and the white men.