Now, by some pretext, by some wile, he must live to see her once more.
The pretext is none of mine; it's hers, and she shall have enough of it.'
His son, who was then at Court with him, was, upon the pretext of a liaison with Mdlle.
She had not got at all wet when standing under the window, and had said so only as a pretext to get him to let her in.
I lived for men on the ...