Then the wonders, that she had seen o'ernight, aroused her soul to all its wonted energy.
"We will strike a bargain," returned Bertha, with her wonted gayety.
The stamp act was repealed in the year following its enactment, and for the moment trade resumed its wonted course.
In this he rose above his wonted level, and spoke with a prophet's forecast.
Then, his term of exile being ended, he returned to heaven, and there resumed his wonted duties.
Sometimes he did not hear what she was saying, or if he did, failed to respond in his wonted manner.
Has the soil forgot its wonted faith, and borne a different race of men from those who struggled eight long years for freedom?
But Kathrien still lingered, restoring the Bible to its wonted place.
It hath been riven in pieces, burnt, and otherwise destroyed; but ever on the subsequent day it is seen filling its wonted place.
Then the household resumed its wonted course of days until my arrival.
"accustomed, usual," c.1400, past participle adjective from wont. An unconscious double past participle.
"accustomed," Old English wunod, past participle of wunian "to dwell, be accustomed," from Proto-Germanic *wun- "to be content, to rejoice" (cf. Old Saxon wunon, Old Frisian wonia "to dwell, remain, be used to," Old High German wonen, German wohnen "to dwell;" related to Old English winnan, gewinnan "to win" (see win) and to wean. The noun meaning "habitual usage, custom" is attested from c.1300.