from The Century Dictionary.
- In a godly manner; piously; righteously.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adverb Righteously.
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- adverb In a
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The quaker's pate godlily with a priesteen in booktalk.
Ulysses James Joyce 1911
When all these things so godlily to you I do reveal.
A Select Collection of Old English Plays, Volume 6 William Carew Hazlitt 1873
In short, all would then deny Ungodliness and worldly Lusts; and live soberly, righteously and godlily in this present world, and so walk Hand in Hand together in the narrow way that leads to everlasting Life.
It should also bid them beware of launching further into the world, than in an honest way, by ordinary means, they can godlily make their retreat; for the further in the greater fall.
Works of John Bunyan — Volume 03 John Bunyan 1658
£0 THE MTtftttS OF TTl* WrtSMSH CHUHCK. the devil, the outrageorre and deadly enemies of our souls: it giveth us blessed freedom of conscience; finally, it endoweth trs with heavenly riches, and comforteth and strengtheneth us to lire godlily and bolily.
The quaker’s pate godlily with a priesteen in booktalk. —
"Furthermore, I believe that there is a place of purgatory, where souls departed be punished for a time, for whom the church doth godlily and wholesomely pray, like as it doth honour saints and make prayers to them.