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Usage examples for ANON

  1. That " he was born beyonde the cold river of Twede," about the year 1476, as shall be shown anon, is however all the length we can go. – The Ship of Fools, Volume 1 by Sebastian Brandt
  2. After that first night, neither made the faintest allusion to the subject; but ever and anon, when they were talking about pictures or other things in which both took an interest, the conversation would drop suddenly, and a silence would ensue as if by mutual consent; then, each felt conscious that his companion's thoughts were wandering in the same direction as his own, and with equal bitterness. – Barren Honour: A Novel by George A. Lawrence
  3. Where shall we meet anon? – The Works of Aphra Behn, Vol. I (of 6) by Aphra Behn
  4. Anon his spirits would rise to fever height, and he would laugh and talk in a wild, excited way that fixed Edith's dark, wondering eyes solemnly on his flushed face. – A Terrible Secret by May Agnes Fleming
  5. So life- like was he that Snorri called aloud in the doorway, but anon, peering into the gloomy place, perceived the body to be frozen upright and stiff, and that on the bed lay another body, of a lady slight and young, and very fair. – The White Wolf and Other Fireside Tales by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  6. Anon, when her mind recovered from the shock she turned it to the consideration of what at first had seemed a trivial detail in Othmani's tale as reported by Marzak. – The Sea-Hawk by Raphael Sabatini
  7. Two of his boys were away from home, and at that time his household consisted of a small son of eleven, and a daughter- of whom more anon. – The Triumph of Hilary Blachland by Bertram Mitford
  8. Anon, as they rode, they saw a knight come swiftly towards them, dressed all in green, who, calling to the damsel said, " Is that my brother, the Black Knight, that ye have brought with you?" – The Legends Of King Arthur And His Knights by James Knowles
  9. The duet that follows between Demetrius and Hermia is by Bishop, and the words are by Anon. – Shakespeare and Music by Christopher Wilson
  10. A man and a woman find each other agreeable, they cultivate each other's society, and anon, East, West, South, and North goes the report that they are " engaged." – A New Atmosphere by Gail Hamilton
  11. Anon came my Lord in, and I staid with him a good while, and then to bed with Mr. Moore in his chamber. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  12. We had great reason to hurry, for ever and anon I could hear the shouts of the savages in the woods behind us, though still they appeared to be at some distance. – In the Wilds of Africa by W.H.G. Kingston
  13. Anon we sat down to dinner, which was very great, as they always have. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  14. Anon we walked into the garden, and there played the fool a great while, trying who of Mr. Creed or I could go best over the edge of an old fountain well, and I won a quart of sack of him. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  15. The shack has been empty a long time; but now has a tenant- of whom more anon. – A Spinner in the Sun by Myrtle Reed
  16. Anon, his anger cooled- his countenance cleared. – Temporal Power by Marie Corelli
  17. The crowd will be here anon; our guards shall attend ye home in safety, or this palace may be your shelter- for, I warn ye, that your Lords have rushed into a great peril. – Rienzi by Edward Bulwer Lytton
  18. And when Denis had said those words in the same manner to the blind man, anon the blind man recovered his sight. – A Wanderer in Paris by E. V. Lucas
  19. Anon- that is to say, at the end of those ten miles- you come to the head of Hermit Trail. – Roughing it De Luxe by Irvin S. Cobb
  20. They sometimes chatted together in whispers on account of the lonely terrors of the region; they sometimes sat demurely silent for some minutes; and anon they were falling into a doze, when their attention was arrested by a terrible sight. – Folk-Tales of Bengal by Lal Behari Day
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