It is well I knew what man he was under his by-name and his disguise.
"Indeed, and I hope it may be no more than a by-name," she said gravely.
Alex inquired, remembering how the nun had addressed her by-name.
The Resurrection Man—to use a by-name of the period—was not to be deterred by any of the sanctities of customary piety.
It was not so; and the by-name by which I went ...