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  • The author of the bill wished to run the line in a direction which would manifestly promote his own interest. Cited from David Crockett, by John S. C. Abbott
  • They must not meet us here on the plain, for a fight under such circumstances would manifestly be to our disadvantage. Cited from Andreas Hofer, by Lousia Muhlbach
  • Under such conditions it would manifestly be unjust for me to expect recognition of them, even though they themselves were disposed to make it. Cited from The Colored Cadet at West Point, by Henry Flipper
  • Suddenly it came to him, however, that if Billy knew what he was about to say, it would manifestly not be her part to act as if she knew! Cited from Miss Billy's Decision, by Eleanor H. Porter
  • It would manifestly be disadvantageous for the leaf to be fixed by growth in its inclined position. Cited from The Power Of Movement In Plants, by C. Darwin
  • He considered that the King would manifestly take Rouen, which the insatiable man was now besieging. Cited from Chivalry, by James Branch Cabell
  • A plain concrete column of any slenderness would manifestly be a gross error. Cited from Transactions of the ASCE, Paper No. 1169, by Edward Godfrey
  • It was of course just possible that she might be English, in which event it would manifestly be Smellie's and my own duty to attempt to join her. Cited from The Congo Rovers, by Harry Collingwood
  • It would manifestly be the object of God and His ambassador to cast utter scorn on such idolatry. Cited from Complete Prose Works of Martin Farquhar Tupper, ed. by W. C. Armstrong
  • A duplication of the act would manifestly be entirely useless. Cited from Messages and Papers of Grover Cleveland, Ed. by James D. Richardson
  • Wealth and honours would manifestly have been bought too dearly at the sacrifice of the tranquillity and independence which he early set before him as the objects of his life. Cited from Horace, by Theodore Martin
  • A hopeful beginning along this line would manifestly be the neutralisation of all pecuniary rights of citizenship, as has been indicated in an earlier passage. Cited from Nature Of Peace And The Terms Of Its Perpetuation, by Thorstein Veblen
  • But if the Norman roof was flat, its outer compartments would manifestly not be broad enough to fill the space now occupied by the sloping sides. Cited from The Cathedral Church of Peterborough, by W.D. Sweeting
  • To do so would manifestly require a departure from the traditional American policy of keeping aloof from the political jealousies and broils of Europe. Cited from The Peace Negotiations, by Robert Lansing
  • There was also another reason: the Rain-maker was sure to become a rich man if he gained a great reputation, and it would manifestly never do for the chief to allow any one to be too rich. Cited from The Golden Bough, by James George Frazer
  • The subject was new, and full of especial attractions to his genius, and it would manifestly have been impossible to adapt it to an American setting. Cited from Confessions and Criticisms,by Julian Hawthorne
  • Should we run the risk of bringing matters to an end with one blow, which should be the last, and which would manifestly leave one adversary on the ground -- either the Empire or the Republic? Cited from The History of a Crime, by Victor Hugo
  • The deceit of which would manifestly have appeared, if it might have been lawful for me to have used the confession of my very accusers, which in all business is of greatest force. Cited from Theological Tractates and The Consolation of Philosophy, by Boethius
  • To visit the forty-four colleges in detail and to give any time to each would manifestly require several days -- if not weeks -- and especially would this be true if one were interested to any extent in student life in the University. Cited from British Highways And Byways From A Motor Car, by Thomas D. Murphy
  • The Phocidae, without distinction of sex, are known as Mammafers, although it would manifestly be more correct to call the males Papafers. Cited from Punchinello, Vol. I, No. 26, September 24, 1870, by Various
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