him privily

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  • Often she asked him privily, if she had come short or offended in any measure, whilst he was without the realm. Cited from French Mediaeval Romances from the Lays of Marie de France, by France
  • Come, come, be clear with me; You bid me to despatch him privily. Cited from Chastelard, by Algernon Charles Swinburne
  • We saw this man lying bound at the foot of the hill, and we descended and loosed him and brought him privily into Bethulia by the secret way. Cited from Judith, by Arnold Bennett
  • A squire new-come from over-sea Boncoeur called to him privily, And when he knew his lord's intent, Clad like a churl therefrom he went. Cited from Poems by the Way, by William Morris
  • For that those who were employed in that barbarous act, having destroyed the elder brother, were stricken with remorse and compassion toward the younger, and set him privily at liberty to seek his fortune. Cited from The Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 8, by Rossiter Johnson
  • He abode in the city two days in the woefullest of case, knowing not how he should do to find his palace and the Lady Bedrulbudour, his bride, what while certain of the folk used to come to him privily with meat and drink. Cited from Alaeddin and the Enchanted Lamp, by John Payne
  • My conscience saith it is a damned deede To traine one foorth, and slay him privily. Cited from A Collection Of Old English Plays, Vol. IV., Edited by A.H. Bullen
  • Now when Arthur drew to the ford, leading across the waters of the Aube, his spies and certain peasants of those parts came near and warned him privily concerning the emperor, who lay but a little way thence, so that the king could seek him, if he would. Cited from Arthurian Chronicles: Roman de Brut, by Wace
  • As cruel some, as weak and proud some shent Their king, and (as still happens in like woe) All hate him privily; but, for they fear His fury, in his presence mute appear. Cited from Orlando Furioso, by Ludovico Ariosto
  • Now towards daybreak the King, who had been greatly charmed with the damsel at first sight, happened to call her to mind, and feeling himself fit, resolved, notwithstanding the hour, to go lie with her a while; and so, attended by a few of his servants, he hied him privily to Cuba. Cited from The Decameron, Vol. II, by Giovanni Boccaccio
  • Now a party of the troops had banded themselves together for Bahluwan; so they sent to him, and bringing him privily, went in to the little Malik Shah and seized him and seated his uncle Bahluwan on the throne of kingship. Cited from 1000 Nights and a Night, Vol. 11, Tr. by Burton
  • Now a party of the troops had banded themselves together for Belehwan; so they sent to him and bringing him privily, went in to the little Melik Shah and seized him and seated his uncle Belehwan on the throne of the kingship. Cited from Tales from the Arabic Volumes 1-3, John Payne
  • But as soon as Thorstein came out of the dungeon he went to see goodwife Spes, and she took him to her and kept him privily; but whiles was he with the Varangians in warfare, and in all onsets showed himself the stoutest of hearts. Cited from The Story of Grettir The Strong, by Magnusson and Morris