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The Provost-Sergeant had been watching them, at the instigation of a sharp-eyed, clerkly-looking man in semi-uniform.
Three mornings in succession a business-like envelope addressed in the same clerkly hand!
THE OPEN QUESTIONELIZABETH ROBINS
But Ethan put the letter of the clerkly hand into his breast-pocket, and went towering out of the room.
THE OPEN QUESTIONELIZABETH ROBINS
The clerkly-looking person now courteously motioned Maitland to take a chair.
THE MARK OF CAINANDREW LANG
It is written in a beautiful clerkly hand in close fine character, and is in a perfect state of preservation.
OLD AND NEW LONDONWALTER THORNBURY
The honorific prefix "Sir" may in that case refer to clerkly qualities rather than to knighthood.
In a jiffy, he had assumed his clerkly air, and had opened the great register at the proper date.
THE DORRANCE DOMAINCAROLYN WELLS
Being of a clerkly disposition, the gentle John did not pretend to use the sabre or the pistol.
It is written in a clear, clerkly hand of the fifteenth century, and adorned with occasional illuminated letters.
Quatremain turned on his heel and swore a clerkly oath, well smothered, to the effect that he would do nothing of the sort.

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