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Usage examples for punctually

  1. 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
  2. Eight o'clock to- night, as punctually as possible." – The Unbearable Bassington by Saki
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. He arrived punctually, but found Metcalfe and his horse there before him. – The Strange Story Book by Mrs. Andrew Lang
  8. Punctually to the moment a side door was thrown open, and a procession of gentlemen ascended the platform. – Denzil Quarrier by George Gissing
  9. 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
  10. " I've obeyed the summons, you see; punctually, I hope. – The Tenants of Malory Volume 1 of 3 by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  11. 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
  12. Punctually as darkness falls, our whole family goes and calls upon her. – The Life of the Spider by J. Henri Fabre
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. Just people, who make much of money, pay their debts the most punctually. – The Campaner Thal and Other Writings by Jean Paul Friedrich Richter
  18. 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
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