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Definition of Shadowily
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Literary usage of Shadowily
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1. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1891)
"... shadowily in the dark glow of sundown among sad and desolate places. There is nothing like them In the French tongue, which is the speech of the clear, ..."
2. Harper's New Monthly Magazine by Henry Mills Alden (1884)
"... is sketched so shadowily by Mr. Howells and appears so little upon the stage as to remain a comparative stranger, and although our sympathies are warmly ..."
3. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1899)
"... just as he reached the gate of the door-yard, there was a most blood-curdling hubbub, and two or three furious dogs came bounding shadowily toward him. ..."
4. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1910)
"... twenty years of difficulty which is already behind them—how shadowily this past is realised before we are plunged into the development of the situation. ..."
5. The Works of George Meredith by George Meredith (1897)
"Praise of constancy, moreover, smote shadowily a certain inconstant, enough to seem to ruffle her smoothness and do no hurt. He found his consolation in it, ..."