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Usage examples for publicly

  1. It won't do for a respectable bank gentleman like you, to be seen speaking to him publicly, you know." – A Tale of Two Cities A Story of the French Revolution by Charles Dickens
  2. Under ordinary circumstances, that is, if things had gone in Ulster in the way things usually do go, Clithering would have felt it necessary to assert publicly in the papers that he did not write the letter. – The Red Hand of Ulster by George A. Birmingham
  3. The reward remained on offer for a long time; indeed, it was never publicly withdrawn, I believe, even at the time of Claridge's death. – Martin Hewitt, Investigator by Arthur Morrison
  4. Can't bear to hear herself publicly praised, or feel herself the centre of attraction. – Rossmoyne by Unknown
  5. He felt at home with the Savages, and put on white for the only time publicly in England. – Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009
  6. Publicly, in the neighborhood, he was known as " Sanders's dog." – A Gentleman Vagabond and Some Others by F. Hopkinson Smith
  7. But I knew it was a private conversation that he was publicly holding with me. – Annie Kilburn A Novel by W. D. Howells
  8. Then Lucilius appeared and publicly claimed responsibility. – Tacitus: The Histories, Volumes I and II by Caius Cornelius Tacitus
  9. The story, as told publicly, was as follows;- Mr Apjohn, by his sagacity, had found the will. – Cousin Henry by Anthony Trollope
  10. He was still pulling her after him when he found the Chief and Haney and Mike in the room at Security where they were practically self- confined, lest their return to Earth become too publicly known. – Space Tug by Murray Leinster
  11. His large and increasing views for the good of this city, and its general welfare, have been so thoroughly and so publicly appreciated on all sides, that it is not necessary for me to add one word more. – Addresses & Papers / Collectanea by Peter Eade
  12. She had seen another, the very Intendant of the City, flung down, trampled and torn to pieces in his own streets- publicly, in full day, in the presence of thousands. – The Red Cockade by Stanley J. Weyman
  13. It is seldom that we hear a cat publicly reproached with guilt by anyone above a cook. – The Pleasures of Ignorance by Robert Lynd
  14. My Lord Scales, we must here publicly crave your pardon. – The Last Of The Barons, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  15. I then set myself to seek publicly and was several times found at the holiness table, pleading for the blessing that I failed to understand. – The Angel Adjutant of "Twice Born Men" by Minnie L. Carpenter
  16. Not until the 29th of July did the Massachusetts Senator publicly speak for Greeley, and then only in a letter to some colored voters who had asked his advice. – The Life of Lyman Trumbull by Horace White
  17. The king's brothers, however, like the king himself, paid no regard to his disguise, but visited him at the first instant of his arrival; but the princes of the blood stood on their dignity, refused to acknowledge a rank which was not publicly avowed, or to recollect that the visitor was a foreigner and brother to their queen, and insisted on receiving the attention of the first visit from him. – The Life of Marie Antoinette, Queen of France by Charles Duke Yonge
  18. It is the privilege of an officer to rebuke an enlisted man publicly, and as severely as the offense warrants, and it is the further privilege of an officer to make his rebuke to a subordinate commissioned officer as sharp and stinging as he chooses. – Dave Darrin at Vera Cruz by H. Irving Hancock
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