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There’s a Jon Stewart-era “Daily Show” clip in which the erstwhile host pokes fun at the feigned idiocy of Fox News’s Gretchen Carlson, who later left the network and won a sexual harassment settlement.
At Stettin, during the armistice, he entered the fortress and tried to seduce the governor, an ex-Jacobin and erstwhile friend.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
They frantically waved their hats, ceased firing, and greeted their erstwhile enemies as comrades.
The Baron had naturally expected to find his mother, his brother and his erstwhile playmates gathered there as before.
MAEZLIJOHANNA SPYRI
She had been very angry with her erstwhile lover a minute ago.
THE OPENED SHUTTERSCLARA LOUISE BURNHAM
It was Roberts who secured a position behind one of these erstwhile dispensers of liquid soothing-syrup and rapped for order.
"It is all based upon supposition," said the erstwhile mathematical instructress of the school in the Rue du Cherche-Midi.
THE ISLE OF UNRESTHENRY SETON MERRIMAN
But to the object of erstwhile human shape came a momentary flash of revival.
THE CODE OF THE MOUNTAINSCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
"When a feller's young, he never stops to think o' th' hurt he does," continued the erstwhile king of Aranuka.
CAPTAIN SCRAGGSPETER B. KYNE
Then like a god from the blue appeared to the famishing and despairing Novgorodskie their erstwhile prince, Mstislav of Toropetz.

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