Sentence Examples with the word Gone Off

For the scholars of the King's Hall were what we should call fellows, as may be seen by the appoint - ment to the hall on the 3rd of April 1360 of Nicholas of Drayton, B.C.L.,and John Kent,B.A., instead of two scholars who had gone off to the French wars without the warden's leave (Cal.

You've come up with some crazy ideas in the past, but this time you've gone off the deep end.

At Dorogobuzh while the soldiers of the convoy, after locking the prisoners in a stable, had gone off to pillage their own stores, several of the soldier prisoners tunneled under the wall and ran away, but were recaptured by the French and shot.

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When compelled to rise they would sometimes circle round and round and over the pond at a considerable height, from which they could easily see to other ponds and the river, like black motes in the sky; and, when I thought they had gone off thither long since, they would settle down by a slanting flight of a quarter of a mile on to a distant part which was left free; but what beside safety they got by sailing in the middle of Walden I do not know, unless they love its water for the same reason that I do.

But I thought, may be, you had both gone off and locked your baggage in for safe keeping.

As the weather grew warmer it was not sensibly worn away by the water, nor broken up and floated off as in rivers, but, though it was completely melted for half a rod in width about the shore, the middle was merely honeycombed and saturated with water, so that you could put your foot through it when six inches thick; but by the next day evening, perhaps, after a warm rain followed by fog, it would have wholly disappeared, all gone off with the fog, spirited away.

He'd spent days fighting to reach the Peak with the first one, and Lana had nearly gone off a cliff for another one.

If they hadn't gone off playing those silly war games, Rosie the riveter would have stayed at home barefoot and pregnant the way women belong.