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  • I can tell you stories all night now about my bygones. Cited from The Adventures of Don Lavington, by George Manville Fenn
  • But we must not now talk of old age and bygones. Cited from What Will He Do With It, Lytton, Book 12
  • If you'd only let bygones be bygones we might settle down together yet. Cited from Esther Waters, by George Moore
  • We want to forget bygones, and only remember that we're in the baseball world these days. Cited from The Chums of Scranton High, by Donald Ferguson
  • Bygones of his youth had come back to him. Cited from Marcella, by Mrs. Humphry Ward [AKA: Mary Augusta Arnold Ward]
  • The king told them to let bygones be bygones; from then on they would start a new account.
  • Some of his old friends were willing after a while to let bygones be bygones. Cited from Best Short Stores of 1921 ... Yearbook of American Short Story
  • Now, any one can see that; but we'll let bygones be bygones. Cited from The Guinea Stamp, by Annie S. Swan
  • A general sort of agreement appears then to have been made, that bygones should be bygones. Cited from Diary of the Besieged Resident in Paris, by Henry Labouchere
  • The bygones principle is an economic theory used in business.
  • However, bygones is bygones, and you won't want to hear anything of all that. Cited from Hetty Gray, by Rosa Mulholland [AKA: Lady Rosa Mulholland Gilbert]
  • But I should never have proposed to take her by the hand and let bygones be bygones. Cited from The Odd Women, by George Gissing
  • There are some people who never will let bygones be bygones. Cited from Punch, Vol. 152, May 2, 1917, ed. by Sir Owen Seaman
  • Take an old man's advice, both of you, and let bygones be bygones. Cited from Jane Cable, by George Barr McCutcheon
  • I believe in letting bygones be bygones, although you did risk my life and my man's. Cited from 'Doc.' Gordon, by Mary E. Wilkins-Freeman
  • It would have been pleasant to her if he would have taken up her little remark and let bygones be bygones. Cited from Robert Elsmere, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • We're going to let bygones be bygones, and try and turn over a new leaf. Cited from The Wind in the Willows, by Kenneth Grahame
  • "Never a word -- but I'll send for him now, and bygones let it be." Cited from The Trail Of The Sword, by Parker, Epoch 3
  • He felt himself unable to go alone, and was therefore willing that the bygones of the ship should be bygones. Cited from John Caldigate, by Anthony Trollope
  • "Come, Cousin, let bygones be, and tell me; shall it be, my dear?" Cited from I Saw Three Ships and Other Winter Tales, by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
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Root form of bygones is bygone for the noun.

Meaning of bygones

  • noun Past events to be put aside
    let bygones be bygones