Usage examples for substantially

  1. Some authorities believe that the tax rate on land ought substantially to be increased, when it appears that such land is being held for speculative purposes. – Problems in American Democracy by Thames Ross Williamson
  2. We now know that it was substantially correct. – The Development of the European Nations, 1870-1914 (5th ed.) by John Holland Rose
  3. You really find it substantially better to walk with? – Delia Blanchflower by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  4. He repeatedly expressed himself substantially thus: " During the existence of slavery, how often have I retired to bed fearing that I should have my throat cut before morning, but now the danger is all over." – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society
  5. With their aid a reconciliation was at length affected, on the grounds substantially of their ancient compact. – History-of-the-Conquest-of-Peru-with-a-preliminary-view-of-the-civilization-of-the-Incas by Prescott, William Hickling
  6. I am tempted to believe the rumour in question was substantially correct, and the steamer from Wellington had really brought the German consul grounds for hesitation, if not orders to retreat. – The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 17 (of 25) by Robert Louis Stevenson Other: Andrew Lang
  7. Certainly it was accepted by Harsnett, who may be called the official reporter of the proceedings at Darrel's trial, as substantially true. – A History of Witchcraft in England from 1558 to 1718 by Wallace Notestein
  8. This latter class, who have substantially no other than a fancied pecuniary interest in the nation's material fortunes, are the category often spoken of as The Common Man. – An Inquiry Into The Nature Of Peace And The Terms Of Its Perpetuation by Thorstein Veblen
  9. The boarding system was abolished, wages were substantially increased and the working day was shortened; girls who had been receiving $ 8 and $ 10 a month were now paid $ 6 and $ 10 a week; ten hours was declared to constitute the working day and nine holidays a year were allowed. – The Trade Union Woman by Alice Henry
  10. Leopardi was substantially a poet,- that is to say, he had imagination, sentiment, passion, an intense love of beauty, a powerful impulse towards things ideal. – The Poems of Giacomo Leopardi by Giacomo Leopardi
  11. Some trifling changes take place in this from time to time, but it consists, substantially, of the following pieces. – The Student-Life of Germany by William Howitt
  12. Otherwise the room is substantially like that across the hall. – The Colonial Architecture of Philadelphia by Frank Cousins Phil M. Riley
  13. Estelle advanced the good cause very substantially, however, and felt sanguine of the future; for alone with her, Abel confessed that farming gave him no pleasure and that his ambition was set on higher things. – The Spinners by Eden Phillpotts
  14. When we turn to the Defence of Poetry we meet substantially the same view. – Oxford Lectures on Poetry by Andrew Cecil Bradley