The character of its contents gave it something of the odor of a by-gone age.
What has the world to show of by-gone glory and grandeur which she cannot at least equal?
Sport mine for me, though it be of the vintage of a by-gone year.
To me you are nothing old or by-gone, whatever I may be to you.
And the meaning of that by-gone look: was it what they fancied?
It was ...