Usage examples for punctually

  1. This sum will be punctually paid him, and I am particular in declaring beforehand what I require, and what he may expect, that there may be no disappointment, or false expectations on either side. – The True George Washington [10th Ed.] by Paul Leicester Ford
  2. " I've obeyed the summons, you see; punctually, I hope. – The Tenants of Malory Volume 1 of 3 by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  3. The first meal of the day, breakfast, will then be served, at which all the family should be punctually present, unless illness, or other circumstances, prevent. – The Book of Household Management by Mrs. Isabella Beeton
  4. He arrived punctually, but found Metcalfe and his horse there before him. – The Strange Story Book by Mrs. Andrew Lang
  5. Three o'clock punctually, and bring all your stores of small talk with you, for the first half- hour. – Betty Trevor by Mrs. G. de Horne Vaizey
  6. One of my duties was to collect a pension which he drew from the Foreign Office, and on no occasion, previous to his disappearance, has he ever failed to furnish me punctually with the necessary documents. – The Eye of Osiris by R. Austin Freeman
  7. Punctually as darkness falls, our whole family goes and calls upon her. – The Life of the Spider by J. Henri Fabre
  8. The duties of her office, multiplied as they were tenfold by her Ladyship's engagements, were all punctually acquitted, and with a degree of tact and cleverness that obtained from Lady Dorothea the credit of a charming note- writer. – The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II) by Charles James Lever
  9. Just people, who make much of money, pay their debts the most punctually. – The Campaner Thal and Other Writings by Jean Paul Friedrich Richter
  10. This being so, evidently delayed the housekeeper a considerable time in attending to the wants of her mistress, whose breakfast was always punctually served at nine o'clock. – Irene Iddesleigh by Amanda McKittrick Ros
  11. Under our Brigade, each district would have its numbered officer, who would himself be subordinate to a superior officer, to whom any complaints could be made, and whose duty it would be to see that the officers under his command punctually performed their rounds and discharged their duties without offence. – In-Darkest-England-and-the-Way-Out by Booth, William
  12. From the smallest to the highest commission, I will execute with zeal and punctually, in buying, or doing any thing you wish, on this side the water. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  13. Eight o'clock to- night, as punctually as possible." – The Unbearable Bassington by Saki
  14. He is what would be called an unsuccessful man; he has never had time to do his own talents justice, because his energies have always been at the service of other people; if you ask him to do something for you, he does it as exactly, as punctually, as faithfully as if his own reputation depended upon it. – The Silent Isle by Arthur Christopher Benson
  15. There was no cloth wherewith to cover its rough boards; but this was a matter of little importance to the company which assembled round it, punctually at the hour of four. – Ungava by R.M. Ballantyne
  16. The bishop, when he heard of it, was astonished, and had no little self- complacency to think that I had thus risked my life to obey him so punctually. – The Autobiography of Madame Guyon by Jeanne Marie Bouvier de La Motte Guyon
  17. Whenever they anticipated a " treat," he punctually disappointed them, to teach them self- denial. – Vikram-and-the-Vampire-Classic-Hindu-Tales-of-Adventure-Magic-and-Romance by Burton, Isabel, Lady
  18. Punctually to the moment a side door was thrown open, and a procession of gentlemen ascended the platform. – Denzil Quarrier by George Gissing
  19. I asked you to come punctually, because I gathered from her note that she wanted to see you very particularly, and without Mrs. Bayford's knowledge. – The Inner Shrine by Basil King
  20. After that, C. R. frequently sent five or ten dollars to his mother, through the same channel, and paid her rent punctually. – Isaac T. Hopper by L. Maria Child