“The past is a foreign country; they do things differently there,” L.P. Hartley famously wrote in The Go-Between.
Clinton famously triangulated his way to reelection, but Republicans remained in charge of both houses.
Lee is not a recluse, but she famously stopped granting interviews in 1964.
Daniel Radcliffe famously shed his clothes, and image as forever-Harry-Potter, in a stage adaptation of Equus.
He famously attacked the son-in-law of the CEO of Intercept for playing golf during business hours.
Oh, we shall get on famously, I am sure of that, observed Frank with keen satisfaction.
He had been getting on famously of late; even Bob Donkin had admitted it.
It will be seen that the two young people were getting on famously.
Then I set them their lessons, and Mary or Peter heard them, and they got on famously.
Louie and I got on famously together, and although we were but children it was not long before we had decided to become engaged.
late 14c., from Anglo-French famous, Old French fameus (Modern French fameux), from Latin famosus "much talked of, renowned," often "infamous, notorious, of ill repute," from fama (see fame (n.)). A native word for this was Old English namcuð, literally "name-known." Catch phrase famous last words "remark likely to be proved wrong" is first attested 1948.