from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a duteous manner.

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  • adverb in a duteous manner


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  • Here he is, wandering alone, waiting duteously on Nature, while she unfolds a page of stern, of silent, and of solemn poetry, beneath his attentive gaze.

    Shirley, by Charlotte Bronte 2004

  • But now he might love her duteously, since our lord the King had commanded the

    Privy Seal His Last Venture Ford Madox Ford 1906

  • Therefore Mr. Flint duteously appeared at intervals among the elect, and appeared even to advantage.

    Slippy McGee, Sometimes Known as the Butterfly Man Marie Conway Oemler 1905

  • The minister and his wife were as sincerely, duteously courteous.

    A Woman Named Smith Marie Conway Oemler 1905

  • Thus encouraged, Mrs. Covil dropped into a chair, seeming not loath to tell those things she had, while Nancy leaned back and listened duteously for a perfunctory ten minutes.

    The Seeker Harry Leon Wilson 1903

  • Which man must conquer duteously, as first his Maker willed?

    My Life as an Author Tupper, Martin F 1886

  • And his brothers and his kinsmen duteously his hest obey,

    Maha-bharata The Epic of Ancient India Condensed into English Verse Romesh Dutt 1878

  • Mr. Arbuton duteously set off with the bottle in his hand.

    A Chance Acquaintance William Dean Howells 1878

  • He comes out of the house, having disposed all things duteously and fittingly round the dead, and Balaustion sees in his grave quietude that the truth is dawning on him; when suddenly Pheres, his father, who had refused to die for him, comes to lay his offering on the bier.

    The Poetry Of Robert Browning 1874

  • Yet the surprise I had plotted was uppermost in my mind, and I craved of him right duteously that he would grant me my will.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Georg Ebers Works Georg Ebers 1867


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