- They had dinner, such as it was; but Bertie had lost his appetite, and was for the nonce contented with meagre fare. - "A Hero of Romance", Richard Marsh.
- He had plenty to eat in his saddle- bags, but he put the temptation to refresh himself aside as unworthy, for the nonce, of his higher self. - "Sundown Slim", Henry Hubert Knibbs.
- The Confederates' progress is arrested for the nonce. - "The Campaign of Chancellorsville", Theodore A. Dodge.