Definition of Old times
1. Noun. Past times remembered with nostalgia.
Generic synonyms: Past, Past Times, Yesteryear
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Literary usage of Old times
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1. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H Warner (1902)
"OLD times! old times! the gay old times! When I was young and free, ... old times! old times! It is not that my fortunes flee, Nor that my cheek is pale — I ..."
2. The Life of Charles Dickens by John Forster (1874)
"... Then call the good old Yeomanry to stop his peevish cries, In the fine old English Tory times; Soon may they come again 1 The good old times for cutting ..."
3. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1850)
"LET them praise the old times, praise them all who may, With their racks and gibbets, seeking but to slay, With their swords and cannon, holding bloody sway ..."
4. The English Novel: A Study in the Development of Personality by Sidney Lanier (1914)
"The good old times for cutting throats that cried out in their need, The good old times for hunting men who held their father's creed, The good old times ..."
5. The woman in white by Wilkie Collins (1871)
"she exclaimed, with all her easy gaiety of old times. " Do you talk in that familiar manner of one of the landed gentry of England? ..."
6. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1885)
"He loved to talk of old times and to remember that ninny of his former political enemies hud i»*en reconciled to him. From a generous .affection for t he ..."
7. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1828)
"old times! old times! • It is not that my fortunes flee, Nor that my cheek is pale— I mourn whene'er I think of thee, My darling native vale ! ..."