Usage examples for duly

  1. He was duly affected. – The Man and the Moment by Elinor Glyn
  2. But a second offence shall be duly punished. – Salute to Adventurers by John Buchan
  3. He refused at first, but was duly persuaded, and went to work in the lee scuppers amidships. – "Where Angels Fear to Tread" and Other Stories of the Sea by Morgan Robertson
  4. Now, as a duly- appointed officer acting under authority of the governor of the state, I call upon you to arrest this criminal, and I make you duly responsible for his safe- keeping. – The Mardi Gras Mystery by H. Bedford-Jones
  5. Nor have we heard tale or tidings of it ever since Though of the fact that it was duly signed, sealed, and delivered there is no doubt. – Mrs. Geoffrey by Duchess
  6. The luggage duly arrived in the evening, so that there was no bar to the carrying out of my design; and, accordingly, after my coffee on the following morning, I conscientiously went out to see more of the town before taking the eleven- o'clock train. – The Princess Passes by Alice Muriel Williamson and Charles Norris Williamson
  7. I will assume that you have read the book, and duly considered it. – In-Darkest-England-and-the-Way-Out by Booth, William
  8. Not to dwell too long upon matters that have little bearing upon our story, it will be enough to say that Rodney was duly presented to Captain Jones, who was informed that he had come all the way from Louisiana to join a partisan company. – Rodney The Partisan by Harry Castlemon
  9. The letter was duly credited with having conveyed the particulars. – The Confessions of a Beachcomber by E J Banfield
  10. As for Angel's family, he had written and duly informed them of the time, and assured them that he would be glad to see one at least of them there for the day if he would like to come. – Tess of the d'Urbervilles A Pure Woman by Thomas Hardy
  11. She was then duly submitted for judgment as a prize. – Trial of the Officers and Crew of the Privateer Savannah, on the Charge of Piracy, in the United States Circuit Court for the Southern District of New York by A. F. Warburton
  12. Jack duly received his orders, and the next morning by daybreak the corvette and brig, in company with a few other vessels, sailed out of the harbour. – The Three Lieutenants by W.H.G. Kingston
  13. If on presentation of these articles, the Council or Convention of the Diocese gives its consent, the Parish shall be accounted duly established. – The American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia by William James Miller
  14. Columbus may have smiled at this proposal, but he knew his man; and Ojeda duly departed with his horses and his ten men. – Christopher Columbus, Complete by Filson Young
  15. Papers have with thanks been duly received. – Letters of John Keats to His Family and Friends by John Keats
  16. Being duly prepared, she was blest with a sight of poor Greaves, and fainted away in his arms. – The Adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves by Tobias Smollett
  17. After having duly admired it, she asked how much he expected for his mat. – The Parent's Assistant by Maria Edgeworth
  18. The late Earl had married secretly, but he had been duly married, and he did not marry again until Mercy Claridge was dead. – The Weavers, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 14, 2009
  19. These things are understood and duly appreciated. – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown