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Usage examples for rely

  1. Its value is, that we can rely upon it entirely, live by it, die by it, without doubt or hesitation. – Orthodoxy: Its Truths And Errors by James Freeman Clarke
  2. Not so confident, however, as to rely upon conjecture- upon a mere guess as to the amount of my means of existence. – The Boy Tar by Mayne Reid
  3. I want only your promise; on that I will absolutely rely. – Jane Talbot by Charles Brockden Brown
  4. He knew that he could rely on her. – The Matador of the Five Towns and Other Stories by Arnold Bennett
  5. They at the same time proceeded against those ministers on whom they could not rely in the event of war. – History of the French Revolution from 1789 to 1814 by F. A. M. Miguet
  6. " Of course you're going back to the factory," she said; and when he hesitated she continued, " I shall rely on you to let me know how things are going on." – Mary Minds Her Business by George Weston
  7. How much good he had done, and how he came to rely on himself and his own opinion because in the country there was no one to consult with. – Love Stories by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  8. He can't rely on them himself.... – Somehow Good by William de Morgan
  9. I rely very much upon its influence on you." – Nine Little Goslings by Susan Coolidge
  10. At the same time it must be remembered that the King could not rely upon mere force. – The Life of Froude by Herbert Paul
  11. " You may rely on me to the utmost," Gifford assured her fervently, in answer to the question in her eyes. – The Hunt Ball Mystery by Magnay, William
  12. For years I have sought someone on whom I could rely, someone who would understand me as I feel you do. – Lysbeth A Tale Of The Dutch by H. Rider Haggard
  13. Remember I rely upon you to do all in your power to help me to get to the bottom of this mystery!" – Pixie O'Shaughnessy by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  14. Rely upon us to help, rather than hinder you. – Madeline Payne, the Detective's Daughter by Lawrence L. Lynch
  15. We can't, I suppose, rely on Dr Bethany alone. – The Return by Walter de la Mare
  16. Monseigneur may rely upon me. – The Regent's Daughter by Alexandre Dumas (Pere)
  17. Would you be willing to rely on that? – The Boy Volunteers with the Submarine Fleet by Kenneth Ward
  18. Don't rely on the dog. – The Secret of the Night by Gaston Leroux
  19. My dear girl, I never would tell him; for his sake as well as your own, you can rely on me. – Senator North by Gertrude Atherton
  20. I think you can rely upon my discretion. – Masters of the Wheat-Lands by Harold Bindloss
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