had privily

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  • Then Herod, when he had privily called the wise men, inquired of them diligently what time the star appeared. Cited from The White Christmas and other Merry Christmas Plays, by Walter Ben Hare
  • But Shelby had privily told her of the project and begged her to accept. Cited from The Henchman, by Mark Lee Luther
  • I had privily kept a piece of satin- stripe, and this was produced as the very last of our viaticum. Cited from Two Trips to Gorilla Land 2, Richard F. Burton
  • The Alta-Pacific had suggested that his resignation be kept a private matter, and then had privily informed the newspapers. Cited from Burning Daylight, by Jack London
  • Somewhat consoled by this promise, the Sacristan took his leave of Cortado, who then returned to the place where Rincon had privily witnessed all that had passed. Cited from The Exemplary Novels of Cervantes, by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
  • And so it was agreed that he was to stay, with no term to the visit but the term which he had privily set to it himself - the day, namely, when his father should have come down with the dust, and he should be able to pacify the bookseller. Cited from Weir of Hermiston, by R. L. Stevenson
  • Beneath the heights of Taygetus stately Leda bare them, when the dark-clouded Son of Cronos had privily bent her to his will. Cited from Collection of Hesiod, Homer and Homerica
  • As Saxon's strength came back to her (and when Doctor Hentley had privily assured Billy that she was sound as a dollar), she herself took up the matter of the industrial tragedy that had taken place before her door. Cited from The Valley of the Moon, by Jack London
  • Kubbeling, albeit the lady Abbess had bidden him to her table, had privily stolen forth to send a messenger to the grieving lady, whereas the thought of her gave him no peace among the feasters. Cited from Margery, by Georg Ebers, v7
  • Meseemed that the ruthless work she had done that day had but now come home to her; she could not refrain herself from tears when she confessed that Herdegen had privily besought her to grant him brief speech with her, and that she had brought herself to refuse him. Cited from Margery, by Georg Ebers, v4
  • Now it chanced that that very day the Marquis had come to Castel Guglielmo to pass the night with her, and had privily caused a bath to be made ready, and a supper suited to his rank, in the lady's own house. Cited from The Decameron, Volume I, Giovanni Boccaccio
  • Now I would fain have granted this simple request but that I had privily, with the Chaplain's help, made the school children to learn a Christmas carol wherewith to wake the parents and Gotz from their slumbers. Cited from Margery, by Georg Ebers, v8
  • He told me eke, for what occasion Amphiorax at Thebes lost his life: My husband had a legend of his wife Eryphile, that for an ouche* of gold *clasp, collar Had privily unto the Greekes told, Where that her husband hid him in a place, For which he had at Thebes sorry grace. Cited from Canterbury Tales and Other Poems, Geoffrey Chaucer
  • Before showing himself he had privily held a Durbar at Las Kuray; it was attended by the Agils of the tribe, by Mohammed Samattar (Lieutenant Speke's Abban), and the people generally. Cited from First footsteps in East Africa,byRichard F. Burton