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Usage examples for orally

  1. It is frequently impossible to do this at the time of visiting an establishment, although not the slightest jealousy may exist; the mere act of writing information as it is communicated orally, is a great interruption to the examination of machinery. – On the Economy of Machinery and Manufactures by Charles Babbage
  2. After the English tales are familiar, the boy might be given the Mother Goose tales as first collected by Charles Perrault in 1696. They had been current orally in France for many years before this, and they undoubtedly had their origin in the oldest folk- lore of the world. – Literature for Children by Orton Lowe
  3. Look up a more extended account of it and come to the class prepared to recite the topic orally. – Composition-Rhetoric by Stratton D. Brooks
  4. Mr. Roe asked various questions as to names and objects orally, to which answers were instantly given in the same way. – Anecdotes & Incidents of the Deaf and Dumb by W. R. Roe
  5. The Venetian nobles who disdained titles came in process of time to be saluted as Illustrissimo; but in process of time this address when used orally began to shed its syllables till Illustrissimo became Lustrissimo, and then Strissimo, and at last Striss, when perhaps the family name again sufficed. – Imaginary Interviews by W. D. Howells
  6. It presupposes a previous narrative which had been orally delivered to the Corinthians, and, as the Apostle alleges, was derived by him from Christ Himself. – Expositions of Holy Scripture: Romans Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V) by Alexander Maclaren
  7. She did not assent orally, nor show especial willingness to respond to his invitation. – When Egypt Went Broke by Holman Day
  8. They include all ordinary promises to do things either orally or in writing. – Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman by Albert Sidney Bolles
  9. The ability to spell arbitrarily, either in writing or orally, and the ability to read mechanically,- that is, the ability to seize the words readily, and utter them fluently and accurately,- must be acquired by much spelling and much reading. – Thoughts on Educational Topics and Institutions by George S. Boutwell
  10. Gradually then from the household priests and those who made it their business to commit to memory and recite the sacred hymns and verses handed down orally from generation to generation through this agency, an occupational caste emerged, which arrogated to itself the monopoly of these functions, and the doctrine developed that nobody could perform them who was not qualified by birth, that is, nobody could be a Brahman who was not the son of a Brahman. – The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India Volume II by R. V. Russell
  11. The teacher has only himself clearly to perceive them; and then, divesting the truths of those unnecessary technicalities which are sometimes, it is feared, used very improperly and unnecessarily, he ought to convey them to the child, either orally, or by some simple catechism suited for the purpose. – A Practical Enquiry into the Philosophy of Education by James Gall
  12. Venn's Huddersfield experience no doubt stood him in good stead when he wrote this little treatise; the faithful pastor had been wont to give advice orally to many an anxious inquirer, and he put forth in print the counsel which he had found to be most effectual among his appreciative parishioners. – The English Church in the Eighteenth Century by Charles J. Abbey and John H. Overton
  13. They were orally repeated, but literary in origin. – Sir Walter Scott and the Border Minstrelsy by Andrew Lang
  14. I mean the growing effort to teach English and English literature to children in the natural way: by speaking and hearing,- orally. – Stories to Tell to Children by Sara Cone Bryant
  15. They are orally preserved in the provinces which constitute the Laos country, just as they have been handed down from generations of ancestors, with slight variations in words or incidents. – Laos Folk-Lore of Farther India by Katherine Neville Fleeson
  16. No. However, since this is not a screens- down inquiry, I'll give you- orally, at least- the benefit of the doubt. – The Galaxy Primes by Edward Elmer Smith
  17. It would indeed be impossible to put more effective weapons into the hands of the powerful and increasing party who are aiming at this, than by giving its due prominence henceforth in all Catechisms to the supreme article of faith of Papal Infallibility, with some of its consequences expressed, and others left to be orally supplied by the teacher, so that boys and girls would be trained in full knowledge of the glaring contradiction between religion and the order of the State, the Church and the Constitution of their country. – Letters From Rome on the Council by Johann Joseph Ignaz von Döllinger
  18. There, however, has been transmitted orally from sire to son what possibly indicates that one of them was exposed to arrest. – Witchcraft of New England Explained by Modern Spiritualism by Allen Putnam
  19. To supplement the formal channels, there were several thousand Party activists who orally transmitted the Party line to the people on a more personal and informal level. – Area Handbook for Albania by Eugene K. Keefe Sarah Jane Elpern William Giloane James M. Moore, Jr. Stephen Peters Eston T. White
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