tardily

All Adverb
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  • I asked, tardily enough, though not through lack of thought of him. Cited from Carette of Sark, by John Oxenham
  • If any one spoke to her, she answered tardily and not always to the purpose. Cited from Overland, by John William De Forest
  • Marrying late in life, he seemed to have found his bent more tardily than did other men. Cited from The Best Short Stories of 1915, by Various
  • It had always been out of the question, but he'd realized that tardily. Cited from Winner Take All, by Larry Evans
  • Thus not only would justice be done, but I should - though tardily - be even with the Count. Cited from Bardelys the Magnificent, by Rafael Sabatini
  • Ships though they cannot feel their toils, yet move tardily when they are filled with cargo. Cited from The Letters of Cassiodorus, by Cassiodorus
  • My house, in the meantime, was going forward, though rather tardily, with but one man. Cited from Thirty Years With The Indian Tribes, by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft
  • News of events at Fort William came to us in the Red River department tardily. Cited from Lords of the North, by A. C. Laut
  • Perhaps he had seen her for the last time on earth, for the possibility of being killed himself tardily came to his mind. Cited from Hatchie, the Guardian Slave; or, The Heiress of Bellevue, by Ashton
  • We very tardily adopted some of its laws long after his death, and we might go on copying to our advantage. Cited from The Tragedy of St. Helena, by Walter Runciman
  • After a year in prison the news tardily reached Michael through his friend, the doctor, that the duke was dead. Cited from Prisoners, by Mary Cholmondeley
  • It is well if thus tardily she refund it, though not as your price, my poor child. Cited from Love and Life, by Charlotte M. Yonge
  • The inventor came indeed only tardily to discover in which direction his real talent lay. Cited from The Romance of Old New England Rooftrees, by Mary Caroline Crawford
  • Any change in men's views as to what is good and right in human life make its way but tardily at the best. Cited from Theory of the Leisure Class, by Thorstein Veblen
  • She turned and they tardily followed their friends, bound for the gangway. Cited from Kincaid's Battery, by George W. Cable
  • Her loyalty to the woman who had been kind and good to her over so many years awakened, tardily. Cited from Good Old Anna, by Marie Belloc Lowndes
  • But however tardily it may appear to some, ultimately, eternal justice will assert itself. Cited from The Hero of the Humber, by Henry Woodcock
  • The committee of public safety turned its attention and efforts but tardily on this point, which was not the most dangerous for it. Cited from History of the French Revolution, by F.A.M Mignet
  • Such was the compelling power of that love which had come tardily to her. Cited from The Maid of the Whispering Hills, by Vingie E. Roe
  • The moment something threatens our common morals from within, we face it, however tardily. Cited from Europe and the Faith, by Hilaire Belloc
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