In her hands now lay the sinews of a war she had forgone all need of waging.
Then too the advance of refinement causes words to be forgone, which are felt to speak too plainly.
She felt bound to say it, and yet not for worlds would she have forgone being carried in his arms.
Non amissi sed prmissi (said of friends deceased), Not forgone but foregone.
They wished in vain for ...