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Literary usage of Selectly
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Our Mutual Friend by Charles Dickens (1908)
"To the foregoing purport, the Minister speaking, as directed by the Rubric, to the People, selectly represented in the present instance by G. and G. above ..."
2. Our Mutual Friend by Charles ( Dickens (1865)
"... selectly represented in the present instance by G. and G. above mentioned. And now, the church-porch having swallowed up Bella Wilier for ever and ever, ..."
3. Harper's New Monthly Magazine by Henry Mills Alden (1900)
"Here sits a man, selectly but economically costumed in a breech-clout, on his haunches, facing the sun, with his eyes roaming all over our boat, ..."
4. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1876)
"... he had doubtless learned that in such a world the iron chain is a far more substantial order of merit than the most selectly distributed golden fleece. ..."
5. History of Friedrich II of Prussia, Called Frederick the Great by Thomas Carlyle (1862)
"... and one or two selectly zealous Official persons, as- 'sisting or watching, — we have 'Conferences of Hanau' 'going on; in a zealous fashion; ..."