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  • "Why, as always, Sister, I must follow my own thinking and my own desire," says Manuel, lordlily, "and both of these are for a flight above pigs."

    Figures of Earth

  • Una slipped through their private gap in the fence, and sat still awhile, scowling as scowlily and lordlily as she knew how; for Volaterrae is an important watch-tower that juts out of Far Wood just as Far Wood juts out of the hillside.

    Puck of Pook's Hill

  • Una slipped through their private gap in the fence, and sat still a while, scowling as scowlily and lordlily as she knew how; for ‘Volaterrae’ is an important watch-tower that juts out of Far Wood just as Far Wood juts out of the hillside.

    Puck of Pook’s Hill

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  • Adverb: In a lordly manner.

    November 3, 2017