But it was a vain thing, and I speedily forwent the thought of it.
"The Jacket (The Star-Rover)" by Jack London
So forwent he the glory, 1470 The fair fame of valour.
"The Tale of Beowulf" by Anonymous
The first Tintin adventure, which became his first book, Tintin in the Land of the Soviets (1930), forwent the plodding, pane-by-pane mises-en-scène of most early comics in favor of an urgent montage and forward-driving plot.