Usage examples for wonted

  1. The hit was, perhaps, unworthy of her wonted good nature, for Beeston belonged to the Linen- drapers' Company. – The Great Mogul by Louis Tracy
  2. Elisabeth regained her wonted color and more. – 54-40 or Fight by Emerson Hough
  3. They entered, and passed as usual into the sitting- room, but not with the wonted exchange of friendly words. – Will Warburton by George Gissing
  4. Christobal, startled out of his wonted sang- froid, whispered in his turn: " Do you mean to say that one of the boats has fallen into the hands of these fiends?" – The Captain of the Kansas by Louis Tracy
  5. Seeing by Robert Jeckel's countenance that he was sorely stricken, Mistress Fox led him straight to the fair guest chamber of Swarthmoor, where she and her daughter nursed him with their wonted tenderness and skill, hoping thus, if it might be, to restore him to his home in peace. – A Book of Quaker Saints by Lucy Violet Hodgkin
  6. By degrees the wonted course of things relieved our minds, which were upon too high a strain. – Daisy by Elizabeth Wetherell
  7. Yet his eye did not quail, nor the muscles of his lip quiver; and with even more than his wonted loftiness, he met the regard of the prisoner. – Paul Clifford, Volume 7. by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  8. At breakfast the ladies' faces had regained their wonted brightness. – A Letter of Credit by Susan Warner
  9. The sense of failure must have been very bitter, but she bore herself with all her wonted pride, and made neither complaint nor confession. – Celebrated Women Travellers of the Nineteenth Century by W. H. Davenport Adams
  10. They were the steps of Nicholas Barthes, the heroic lover of freedom, who, rising at daybreak, had, like a caged lion, resumed his wonted promenade, the incessant coming and going of one who had ever been a prisoner. – The Three Cities Trilogy: Paris, Vol. 2 by Emile Zola
  11. And while she gave no strong indication but accepted everything in her wonted quiet, passive manner, he was shrewd enough to see that she was content. – The Grain Of Dust A Novel by David Graham Phillips
  12. She was very happy; it was very pleasant to lie there comfortably on the sofa, and feel that her long imprisonment was over; it was amusing to look at so many people together, after having for days and days looked at only one; and the old wonted scene, the place and the lights, and the flowers and the dresses, yes, and the voices, gave her the new sense of being at home. – Melbourne House by Elizabeth Wetherell
  13. Chachak noticed this at once, and attacked me about it with his wonted brusqueness. – Tales by Polish Authors by Various
  14. He bore up bravely, however, and pushed forward with his wonted energy the ambitious plans he had formed in the intervals of quiet and repose. – Rulers of India: Lord Clive by George Bruce Malleson
  15. Everything will pursue its wonted course, but I shall know no more of the bitter struggle and strife. – Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist by Alexander Berkman
  16. To have her secret hopes and fears thus ruthlessly dragged to light- to see her sheets, which, alas for her wonted carelessness, ought to have been hidden in one of those deep drawers, fingered by strange hands, was misery to her. – Salome by Emma Marshall
  17. Edgar, with the wonted patience of a physician, sat down and waited for his friend to move. – Cynthia Wakeham's Money by Anna Katharine Green
  18. The Summer Assizes are being held, and the judges are sitting in all wonted solemnity and state. – Curiosities of Impecuniosity by H. G. Somerville