Belligerent Abscond quotations
Spring beckons! All things to the call respond; the trees are leaving and cashiers abscond.
When the angels present themselves, the devils abscond.
Abscond. To move in a mysterious way, commonly with the property of another.
Being summoned by the Athenians out of Sicily to plead for his life, Alcibiades absconded, saying that that criminal was a fool who studied a defence when he might fly for it.
The fountain has not played itself out, the Flame still shines, the River still flows, the Spring still bubbles forth, the Light has not faded. But between us and It, there is a veil which is more like fifty feet of solid concrete. Deus absconditus. Or we have absconded.