The elder lady is almost blind, and every way much decayed; the other, the ci-devant groom, in good preservation.
How ardently he regretted that he had complied with the prayer of the ci-devant!
I had been one of the ci-devant Kernogan's labourers—his chattel, what?
The ci-devant sweeper, in his smart livery, appeared at the door.
It proved to be my ci-devant tutor, Mr Laffan,—now holding the rank of captain.
The ci-devant Marquis of Talaru has only a little office, and he pays that price.
To the consul's surprise, the ci-devant Karl beamed upon him, and advanced with outstretched hand.
Citoyenne, you are said to have been very intimate in the past with the ci-devant nobles.
He is a ci-devant noble, who became mayor by intrigues and cabals.'
I confessed her when I was a ci-devant cur in the days of fanaticism and error.