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Definition of Circuitously
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Literary usage of Circuitously
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1. Annals of the American Revolution: Or, A Record of the Causes and Events by Jedidiah Morse (1824)
"... commercial and financial; that the willing contributions of the colonies in demands for our commodities, though circuitously, increased our revenue much ..."
2. The History of the Reign of George III, to the Termination of the Late War by Robert Bisset (1810)
"... in the revenue circuitously derived from her by commerce. Ministry proposed to steer a middle course, 1765. which they thought would neither precipitate ..."
3. Collections Historical & Archaeological Relating to Montgomeryshire and Its by Powys-land Club (1869)
"And circuitously goes the Roden to the Tern, Before the hard skin of a goat Addicted to the holly was around me, The mead of Tren made me drunk. ..."
4. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During by Great Britain Court of Chancery, Edward Thurlow Thurlow, Alexander Wedderburn Rosslyn, Jonathan Cogswell Perkins (1845)
"... the effect might be obtained circuitously; as he could not relieve himself except by giving his consent to the application of this fund. ..."
5. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of King's Bench: With by Great Britain Court of King's Bench, George Mifflin Wharton (1845)
"... directly or circuitously to some Spanish port in South America, a cargo consisting of manufactured goods, with an assortment of quick-silver, paper, ..."
6. History of Friedrich II, of Prussia: Called Frederick the Great by Thomas Carlyle (1900)
"Broglio thereupon drew back a little ; pushed-out circuitously from his right wing, which reaches far eastward of Ferdinand, a considerable Brigade ..."