They call him Quidnunc—Mister Quidnunc, too, and don't you forget it.
I went my way home and to bed, but was not done with Quidnunc.
Quidnunc, kwid′nungk, n. one always on the lookout for news: one who pretends to know all occurrences.
If Quidnunc and Mrs. Ventris were not under our law, neither are the sun, moon and stars, neither are the apes and peacocks.
I have not personally come across any other cases where a male fairy took upon him the burden of a man than that of Quidnunc.
Even there I have never been satisfied that Quidnunc became man to the extent that Mrs. Ventris did.
Quidnunc, no doubt, was the father of Lady Emily's children; but were those children human?
He even becomes a quidnunc, prying now and then into the personal affairs of his superiors.
Beside the Quidnunc and the party politician, another class of reader now appeared demanding aliment in the press.