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Definition of Pervertedly
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Literary usage of Pervertedly
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1. A Select Library of the Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers of the Christian Church by Augustine, John Chrysostom, Philip Schaff (1892)
"Thus all pervertedly imitate Thee who separate themselves far from Thee* and raise ... and pervertedly, imitate my Lord? Did I wish, if only by artifice, ..."
2. The Confessions of St. Augustine by Augustine, Thomas, Edward Bouverie Pusey, William Benham (1909)
"... but in the bonds of punishment: who purposed to set his throne in the north," that dark and chilled they might serve him pervertedly and crookedly ..."
3. Annual Report by Correctional Association of New York (1904)
"... or to go abroad while his moral nature, irresistibly or pervertedly, leads to depredations upon society. Such an one should be confined until cured, ..."
4. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1909)
"What then did I love in that theft? and wherein did I even corruptly and pervertedly imitate my Lord? Did I wish even by stealth to do contrary to Thy law, ..."