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  • Why do men come privily to slay me in my bed? Cited from The Black Arrow, by Robert Louis Stevenson
  • There is nothing to do but privily to call the very bride -- the lady herself. Cited from The Grandissimes, by George Washington Cable
  • If you confess your counsel privily to me, you cannot think that I shall show the matter to any man. Cited from French Mediaeval Romances from the Lays of Marie de France, by France
  • All that night he commanded thirty men privily to watch Fair-hands for to keep him from all treason. Cited from Stories of King Arthur and His Knights, by U. Waldo Cutler
  • Come thou privily to my castle beyond the moat, an' thou wilt. Cited from Eugene Field, A Study In Heredity And Contradictions, by Slason Thompson
  • On all grounds, therefore, he decided to write privily to his kinswoman, Queen Eleanor of England. Cited from The Life and Death of Richard Yea-and-Nay, by Maurice Hewlett
  • I refused; and he cursed me and came privily to Caesar to accuse me of his own treachery. Cited from Caesar and Cleopatra by George Bernard Shaw
  • A few minutes later the mate came fumbling about in search of it, but I returned it privily to Leach next day. Cited from The Sea Wolf, by Jack London
  • Then he had the idea of telephoning privily to fetch her cousin Sara. Cited from The Pretty Lady , by Arnold E. Bennett
  • Reporting on these matters privily to Don Sanchez and Dawson, I asked the Don what we should now be doing. Cited from A Set of Rogues, by Frank Barrett
  • He sent privily to a famous abbot saying that it was at all times the duty of the Shogun to condemn to death men who had committed murder. Cited from The Foundations of Japan, by J.W. Robertson Scott
  • It would melt the nails out of a rusty horse-shoe to see how she moans herself, when she can steal privily to her chamber. Cited from Traditions of Lancashire, Volume 1 (of 2), by John Roby
  • And in this prison many a man who is reputed right honest forbeareth not, for his pleasure in the dark, privily to play the knave. Cited from Dialogue of Comfort Against Tribulation, by Thomas More
  • But when Lugh heard that they were on their way he put on his cloak of invisibility and withdrew privily to Tara. Cited from The High Deeds of Finn and other Bardic Romances of Ancient Ireland
  • I endeavoured in various ways to relieve it, and even privily to free my leg; but the more it was swelled, the more was this rendered impossible. Cited from Caleb Williams, by William Godwin
  • When he had learned the quarters of the pursuing horsemen he sent Sagaris privily to speak with their leader, warning him to be ready to ride at daybreak. Cited from Veranilda, by George Gissing
  • Then make thee a merchant and send me a letter by a courier who shall bring it privily to me, that I may know in what land thou art, so I may send thee all my hand can attain. Cited from 1000 Nights and a Night, Vol. 10, Tr. by Burton
  • The country gentleman for once in a way brings his family to town for the season, pledging himself privily to strict economy when the term of dissipation ends, in order to restore the balance. Cited from Camps, Quarters, and Casual Places,by Arch. Forbes
  • And Abeniaf was in great trouble at this which was said openly concerning him, and he sent privily to the Cid, telling him to come as soon as might be. Cited from Chronicle Of The Cid, Various
  • Dermod mac Ae delighted in these solitary adventures, and when he could steal a day from policy and affairs he would send word privily to Crimthann. Cited from Irish Fairy Tales, by James Stephens
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