departed on his errand

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  • With a deep pity in his soul he departed on his errand. Cited from The Way of an Eagle, by Ethel M. Dell
  • He departed on his errand, however, and immediately returned, ushering in its object. Cited from The Old Curiosity Shop, by Charles Dickens
  • He mentioned his plans to no one, however, but bidding farewell to his friends departed on his errand. Cited from The Duke's Prize, by Maturin Murray
  • As the man departed on his errand, the Earl laid down His Majesty's letter. Cited from The Splendid Spur, by Arthur T. Quiller Couch
  • So saying while he washed his hands and took off his white apron, Simmons departed on his errand to his master. Cited from Donal Grant, by George MacDonald
  • Barely had he departed on his errand, when a loud commotion was heard in the passage. Cited from Verner's Pride, by Mrs. Henry Wood
  • The faithful servant departed on his errand without losing any time, and again he knocked at the door of the little house and begged for some water. Cited from The Pink Fairy Book, by Andrew Lang, Ed.
  • She scrawled but one line, with which Gregory departed on his errand. Cited from Traditions of Lancashire, Volume 1 (of 2), by John Roby
  • The man who heard this attempt to take his duty and perquisites over his head, lost no time in pocketing the money, and departed on his errand as fast as he could. Cited from The Fortunes of Nigel, by Sir Walter Scott
  • Gaubert departed on his errand, and there were fresh murmurs in the mob until the reason of his going was understood. Cited from St. Martin's Summer, by Rafael Sabatini
  • Manasseh departed on his errand, and for a while the Collector paid no heed to his companion. Cited from Lady Good-for-Nothing, by A. T. Quiller-Couch
  • Billy seized his bicycle and departed on his errand. Cited from Greatheart, by Ethel M. Dell
  • He departed on his errand, however, with nothing more than a look of intense dissatisfaction, which was entirely lost upon the infatuated Reynolds. Cited from Bressant, by Julian Hawthorne
  • He departed on his errand, returning shortly with a wrap for her shoulders, together with a light rug which he proceeded to tuck carefully round her. Cited from The Vision of Desire, by Margaret Pedler
  • The man bowed, and departed on his errand. Cited from Run to Earth, by M. E. Braddon
  • Do thou bring her hither.' The Karo touched the floor with his forehead, and departed on his errand. Cited from Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan, by Lafcadio Hearn
  • The Babu departed on his errand with the speed of gladness and relief. Cited from In Clive's Command, by Herbert Strang
  • When the lad had departed on his errand I returned to my own room for a little while, to put certain papers in order, so that they might be easily found in case of the worst. Cited from The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins
  • With a nondescript salute, the man departed on his errand; while we made haste to get into our clothes; after which, we began to prepare breakfast. Cited from The House on the Borderland, by William Hope Hodgson
  • Atkins departed on his errand, and Jennings sat down, wondering what had become of Maraquito. Cited from The Secret Passage, By Fergus Hume
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