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Usage examples for godly

  1. Meat being forbidden, the godly brethren have a contract for fish to be brought up every day by the post- carriage from the distant Soverato. – Old Calabria by Norman Douglas
  2. Certainly, we neither of us could say any thing so well worth hearing as what the lark, in his most loud and godly joy, is telling us from on high. – Nancy A Novel by Rhoda Broughton
  3. If her mind was given to godly reading, this might be her reward. – Cousin Henry by Anthony Trollope
  4. Poverty, self- denial, the bearing of the yoke in youth, are the highest forms of discipline for a brave and godly manhood. – Julian Home by Dean Frederic W. Farrar
  5. He was attached to the " Derbys," and found among them a goodly number of godly men, as in all the battalions and batteries that constituted that unfortunate column. – With the Guards' Brigade from Bloemfontein to Koomati Poort and Back by Edward P. Lowry
  6. And I should then settle down to a godly, righteous, and sober life, I suppose? – Charles Rex by Ethel M. Dell
  7. There's nought of religion in sending godly people to prison for praying in their own way." – The Coming of the King by James Hocking
  8. While they raised him to their altars he does not wear a beard as did all their gods and their kings when they were raised to the godly dignity, but evidently they felt that his humanity was of supreme interest to them. – Education: How Old The New by James J. Walsh
  9. 38: 18. 10. What is the result of godly sorrow? – Bible-Readings-for-the-Home-Circle by
  10. In what simplicity and godly sincerity of heart they took the step that lay right before them, met the difficulty from which others shrank, did " the next thing," and, therefore, wrought for a marvellous future! – Report Of Commemorative Services With The Sermons And Addresses At The Seabury Centenary, 1883-1885. by Diocese Of Connecticut
  11. I found him a kind and godly gentleman whom, more than others there, was good enough to converse frequently with me, and to whom I was pleased to be of service. – When London Burned by G. A. Henty
  12. Thus I was free to settle myself with a noble and godly widow, Baurin von Eyseneck- her maiden name was Hinsbergen- whose manner of life was known to every one in Frankfort, and whose end was blessed. – Pictures of German Life in the XVIIIth and XIXth Centuries, Vol. I. by Gustav Freytag
  13. In fac, this verra mornin', at the beuk, I jist thocht I was readin' a gran' godly ballant, an' it soundet nane the waur for the notion o't." – David Elginbrod by George MacDonald
  14. The standard which she sets for this devout layman could not be better summed up than in the familiar words: " A sober, godly, and righteous life." – Letters of Catherine Benincasa by Catherine Benincasa
  15. 12. How does godly sorrow for sin manifest itself? – Bible-Readings-for-the-Home-Circle by
  16. Our father and mother often say that these be times when men must walk warily, and ofttimes they tell of godly men even in high places who have fallen into disgrace and been accused of fearful sins. – The Secret Chamber at Chad by Evelyn Everett-Green
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