Usage examples for specially

  1. Edmund found that although none knew with certainty the hiding- place of King Alfred, it was generally reported that he had taken refuge in the low lands of Somersetshire, and Athelney was specially named as the place which he had made his abode. – The Dragon and the Raven or, The Days of King Alfred by G. A. Henty
  2. It is a man's natural responsibility to do his best: it is specially important that the man at the bottom put forth his best efforts. – The Holy Earth by L. H. Bailey
  3. And you wouldn't be so common as to wear a pair of gloves that hadn't been made to order specially for you. – Two Little Knights of Kentucky by Annie Fellows Johnston
  4. Hermione had got the woman's address, specially for us, she said- meaning for Bettina. – My Little Sister by Elizabeth Robins
  5. The dialogue between him and St. Andrew is specially fine. – Halleck's New English Literature by Reuben P. Halleck
  6. This I beg of you specially, and must insist upon it. – The Squatter and the Don by C. Loyal
  7. There is no time when we should forget this great work; but there are times when we should call it specially to remembrance, and bear it upon our hearts before Him whom the wind and sea obey. – Battles with the Sea by R.M. Ballantyne
  8. However, all this will keep for another time; and I am more than thankful that there is nothing specially painful to tell her now." – Eunice by Margaret Murray Robertson
  9. I generally note down in the back of a book the numbers of any pages that interest me specially. – The Haunted Bookshop by Christopher Morley
  10. The shape of that path and its position depend entirely upon those other bodies of the solar system which are specially involved in the theory of Encke's comet. – The Story of the Heavens by Robert Stawell Ball
  11. Well, I don't suppose I should, he exclaimed, only you happened to be pointed out to me specially that evening. – Love Under Fire by Randall Parrish
  12. It would be an encounter between a man who was specially fitted for one sport, and one who was equally capable of any. – The Green Flag by Arthur Conan Doyle
  13. If men could enter into a country specially set apart for the habitation of devils, and there become possessed of evil, as we were so would they be. – The Purple Cloud by M.P. Shiel
  14. Horses were engaged days before, and kept, by persons specially appointed, under lock and key. – Gossip in the First Decade of Victoria's Reign by John Ashton
  15. He specially mentioned that everything was all right. – T. Tembarom by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  16. Dogs are specially bred and trained for each of these branches of sport. – The Glories of Ireland by Edited by Joseph Dunn and P.J. Lennox
  17. " I wasn't thinking of Sir Edwin specially. – Winding Paths by Gertrude Page
  18. Another fighting group, when specially hard pressed, began to sing " Let 'em all come!" – With the Guards' Brigade from Bloemfontein to Koomati Poort and Back by Edward P. Lowry