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Usage examples for advantageously

  1. They had been encouraged by their English rulers to devote their energies to this industry, because the " country was so fertile by nature, and so advantageously situated for trade and navigation." – The Commercial Restraints of Ireland by John Hely Hutchinson
  2. She therefore requested of the Count, as a favour to herself, that he would settle Charles advantageously on his lands; and smiling at the young man, she declared that she would answer for Charles's fidelity to his lord. – The Peasant and the Prince by Harriet Martineau
  3. I daresay we can spend a month here advantageously, but we must be careful not to upset the rajah, for, though he can be a capital friend, and send us out collecting in this royal way, it is evident that he can prove a very dangerous enemy. – The Rajah of Dah by George Manville Fenn
  4. Yet even his pictorial puns, good as they were, constituted little claim on a paper which was steadily improving its Staff; and when he left, in 1844, his place was easily and advantageously filled. – The History of "Punch" by M. H. Spielmann
  5. At any one time progress may be made in utilizing some of these habits, even though others could not be advantageously hastened. – Increasing-Human-Efficiency-in-Business-a-contribution-to-the-psychology-of-business by Scott, Walter Dill
  6. " Bournan is right on our way," said Bonchamps; " but the ground lies so advantageously for them, that they will cut us to pieces if we attempt to push our way up the hill against the heavy artillery they will have there." – La Vendée An Historical Romance by Anthony Trollope
  7. As soon as they had disappeared, the advance halted; and having remained for about an hour on a little hill to watch their motions, turned to the left, and followed the rest of the army, which they found advantageously posted at a place called Woodyard. – The Campaigns of the British Army at Washington and New Orleans 1814-1815 by G. R. Gleig
  8. 2. Ideas furnished by imagination may be advantageously used for composition purposes, because- a. – Composition-Rhetoric by Stratton D. Brooks
  9. The experiment of making it a missionary work was tried with a few agencies given to the denomination of Friends, and has been found to work most advantageously. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  10. The delay had been advantageously employed. – Courts and Criminals by Arthur Train
  11. Knowing that buyers are much impressed by such facts, he often makes a careful search of recorded deeds and books of local history for those few interesting facts that he may use advantageously. – If You're Going to Live in the Country by Thomas H. Ormsbee and Richmond Huntley
  12. He knew, moreover, how the farm could be more advantageously worked, having used his eyes to good purpose in passing through the rich, abundant fields of Lancaster. – The Story Of Kennett by Bayard Taylor
  13. The class of French professors is not advantageously situated; it has not great facilities for choice. – The Intellectual Life by =Philip Gilbert Hamerton
  14. It may here be advantageously stated that the former person was not really slow or obtuse and his previous failures were occasioned solely by the inequality he strove under in relying upon his memory alone when every other competitor without exception had provided himself with a concealed scrip. – Kai Lung's Golden Hours by Ernest Bramah Commentator: Hilaire Belloc
  15. He wrote me a letter- almost an angry letter- and he threatened- for it really amounted to a threat, to say that, to a client so decidedly bent on guiding his own case, he certainly felt his services could scarcely be advantageously contributed. – The Bramleighs Of Bishop's Folly by Charles James Lever
  16. A horrible nondescript convulsion composed of yawn and groan drove him to his instruments, to avert a renewal of the shock; and while arranging and fixing them for their unwonted task, he compared himself advantageously with men like Vernon and De Craye, and others of the county, his fellows in the hunting- field and on the Magistrate's bench, who neither understood nor cared for solid work, beneficial practical work, the work of Science. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
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