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Usage examples for strictly

  1. In tools designed for special purposes, and especially upon cast iron the work being rigid the tool may be carried so rigidly that very coarse feeds may be used to great advantage, because the time that the cutting edge is under cutting duty is diminished, and the cutting speed may be reduced and still obtain a maximum of duty; but the surfaces produced are not, strictly speaking, smooth ones, although they may be made to correct diameter measured at the tops of the tool marks, or as far as that goes at the bottom of the tool marks also, if it be practicable. – Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II by Joshua Rose
  2. Such a course is not strictly honest, and therefore not purely intellectual; for the foundation of the intellectual life is honesty. – The Intellectual Life by =Philip Gilbert Hamerton
  3. Perhaps he was not strictly handsome, but certainly he was distinguished looking. – Leonore Stubbs by L. B. Walford
  4. He had had no regular education, had read as a boy little but the old novelists, and never became as a man one of either wide learning or much strictly literary taste. – A History of Nineteenth Century Literature (1780-1895) by George Saintsbury
  5. I ain't strictly handsome, myself, but I did. – The Iron Trail by Rex Beach
  6. In Bossuet's case the point of view is, of course, strictly theological, and the laws are arranged accordingly. – A Short History of French Literature by George Saintsbury
  7. These heads belonged to young men who had come, like himself, to learn the trade that no one knows, and who, having obeyed faithfully and strictly the orders of the giants, had been killed by them. – Hero Tales and Legends of the Serbians by Woislav M. Petrovitch
  8. So that speaking strictly Europe need appeal neither to India or America for it. – The Physiology of Taste by Brillat Savarin
  9. That has a harsh sound, said the Doctor, but it is about the truth- speaking of you strictly as a son- in- law. – Washington Square by Henry James
  10. Never were men more determined on victory or death- never were orders more strictly obeyed. – Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution by L. Carroll Judson
  11. Strictly, I've gone a bit out of my way. – Windows (Fifth Series Plays) by John Galsworthy Last Updated: February 10, 2009
  12. Strictly, a thing is a tool or not a tool just as it may happen to be in use or not. – The Note-Books of Samuel Butler by Samuel Butler
  13. She leaves him to the care of the christian church of the South,- the church of christian slavery, the rules of which he so strictly follows. – Our World, or, The Slaveholders Daughter by F. Colburn Adams
  14. Another department of English letters, more strictly deserving the name of " Literature," which has rendered powerful aid to the cause of political reform during the present century, will be noticed in the next chapter. – Sketches of Reforms and Reformers, of Great Britain and Ireland by Henry B. Stanton
  15. With characteristic modesty he says in his preface: " I can claim but little of the work as strictly original." – Letters to His Friends by Forbes Robinson
  16. This is a strictly one- price office. – Star-Dust A Story of an American Girl by Fannie Hurst
  17. He either saw these things himself or knew somebody, strictly truthful, who had seen them. – Round-about Rambles in Lands of Fact and Fancy by Frank Richard Stockton
  18. So home alone strictly about my accounts, wherein I made a good beginning, and so, after letters wrote by the post, to bed. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  19. To see that they attend strictly to business, a young man is employed to watch them at their work. – Commercialized Prostitution in New York City by George Jackson Kneeland
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