Definition of Nearlier
1. nearly [adv] - See also: nearly
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Literary usage of Nearlier
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Works of John Locke, in Nine Volumes by John Locke (1824)
"I answer, what if he neglect the care of his health, or of his estate; which things are nearlier related to the government of the magistrate than the other? ..."
2. History of England from the Accession of James I. to the Outbreak of the by Samuel Rawson Gardiner (1904)
"I only pray you to think that never thing in this world touched me nearlier than this doth. God knows I am and ever was upright and innocent ; but how the ..."
3. Minutes of the Provincial Council of Pennsylvania: From the Organization to by Pennsylvania Provincial Council (1852)
"In y° meantime 'tis Expected that y° Govmt of Maryland, who seems nearlier Concerne'd & has had Earlier Information, will make Inquiry also. ..."
4. Among Famous Books by John Kelman (1912)
"... fitted with eyes that move and glitter in his face; a thing to set children screaming;—and yet looked at nearlier, known as his fellows know him, ..."