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Definition of Somewise
1. somehow [adv] - See also: somehow
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Literary usage of Somewise
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Odyssey of Homer by Homer, William Morris (1887)
"... to Odysseus spake the word: " Come thou too, guest and father, and try thee in the play, If thereof ye be skilled in somewise, as it seemeth like ye may ..."
2. Sophocles: The Plays and Fragments with Critical Notes, Commentary, and by Sophocles (1913)
"And if of water I had need, or when In winter time the ground was hoar with frost, And firewood must be fetched, forth would I creep somewise to compass ..."
3. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1891)
"... and are reckoned in somewise sacred. They, no doubt, come readily on being called, because generally some food, in the shape of a kid or fowl, ..."
4. Education by Project Innovation (Organization) (1897)
"... those results which its friends have anticipated. It would not be surprising if the lack of a reflective spirit is in somewise responsible for it. ..."
5. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1910)
"But ere they came to the black death-gap somewise did I creep and steal; And lo I or ever I swooned away, Through the dusk I saw where the white face lay In ..."
6. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1922)
"... dullish man, full of affections and aspirations, which he in somewise fulfilled; certainly happy in the attachment of his own set. ..."