Definition of Tensibly
1. tensible [adv] - See also: tensible
Lexicographical Neighbors of Tensibly
Literary usage of Tensibly
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During by Henry Peter Brougham Brougham and Vaux, Great Britain Court of Chancery, James William Mylne, Baron John Singleton Copley Lyndhurst (1838)
"Edwards had been in fact appointed, and was then os- 7*~Y^*~ tensibly, and claimed to be rightfully, the treasurer ATTORNEY- * ** GENERAL of the city, ..."
2. The Bookman (1898)
"tensibly performing this work, he had been in the habit of abstracting valuable manuscripts, sometimes leaving in their place, to fill the vacancies on the ..."
3. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Judicature by William Johnson (1864)
"ALBANY, August, 1816. r * 313] Where it does not appear that an agent, in making a contract, acted expressly, or OS" tensibly, as a public agent, ..."
4. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1867)
"It is not now led—it never was ps- tensibly led—by men of any real weight or influence in the country. Mr. Beales, a barrister-at-law, ..."
5. Travels in Various Countries of Europe, Asia and Africa by Edward Daniel Clarke (1816)
"Such considerations make a Briton feel tensibly the blessings of the Constitution under which be lives. ..."
6. Literary Anecdotes of the Eighteenth Century: Comprizing Biographical by John Nichols, Samuel Bentley (1815)
"... from a friendship of forty years, of which I feel the deprivation most tensibly, as I may truly say, as David did Jonathan, " Very pleasant hath he been ..."