He went to see her, taking with him a priest, who began to exorcise her, bidding her avaunt if she were of the Evil One.
“avaunt, you worst of sinners, I must save my soul,” he cried.
But if thou art some evil thing of this waste, avaunt thee!'
I would fain hear the old snail skrike out at me, ‘avaunt, Sathanas!’
Do you know, friend, we can be free of many things that dominate our lives by merely crying out a rebellious "avaunt!"
I do remember that you performed upon the latter, and my modesty should have certainly bid me 'avaunt' from it.
If thou art one of those who, though they never write, criticise everyone that does; avaunt!
He drew near and bent over her; she was obliged to look up, if it were only to bid him "avaunt."
"avaunt, ye Unveracities—ye Unwisdoms," shrieks the infuriated graduate.
“avaunt thee, Sathanas, if thou art the spirit of evil,” exclaimed Malagrida.