Hurd is now chiefly known as the devoted friend—or rather the 'fidus achates'—of Warburton.
She layed all her snares for Dr Lewis, who is the fidus achates of my uncle.
Bugs was for the moment Harry's fidus achates; a sort of vice-James.
He came, after sundry messages had been sent after him, and with him his fidus achates.
Deschenaux, his fidus achates, was a cobbler's son, whom experience alone had educated and fate and unscrupulousness had advanced.
Poor N., you had but one timorous supporter, even me, so early your fidus achates—but one against so many.
Isabella was attended and consoled in her retirement by her faithful servant Transita, her "fidus achates."
He had a potential voice in the internal economy of the village, and was often the fidus achates of the patel (village official).
A greater difficulty was involved in the fact that the Bibliotaph had many socii, but no fidus achates.
I shall be very glad of it, and promise to be his fidus achates in every sense, for the public as well as his own service.