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But there was one misfortune: thinking to help, she was rather towardly than otherwise to my Dutchman.THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 11 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
Cheer up, son-in-law: your children are very towardly, you see they can ask blessing already.DRYDEN'S WORKS (8 OF 18): AMPHITRYON; KING ARTHUR; CLEOMENES; LOVE TRIUMPHANTJOHN DRYDEN
Docile and towardly during his seven- or nine-mile stage, he refused to perform more than his allotted task.OLD ROADS AND NEW ROADSWILLIAM BODHAM DONNE
He was my pupil at Oxford, and a very towardly one; and this knowledge, each of the other, hath continued unto this time.AN ENGLISH GARNER (4 OF 8)VARIOUS
Thou art towardly, she is modest; thou art provident, she is careful.THE WORKS OF JOHN MARSTONJOHN MARSTON
My son Johnny, named so after his uncle, was at the grammar-school, and a towardly child.GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
Stow in his Annals, calleth him, a most valiant and towardly Gentleman.THE LIVES OF THE MOST FAMOUS ENGLISH POETS (1687)WILLIAM WINSTANLEY
I found him at present, of touchstone, with the countenance of a towardly brat, sleeping ill through indigestion.ITALY; WITH SKETCHES OF SPAIN AND PORTUGALWILLIAM BECKFORD
Honest traders, thrifty lads, they are rubbing on't; towardly boys, every one strives to lie nearest the mistress.A SELECT COLLECTION OF OLD ENGLISH PLAYS, VOLUME 12 (OF 15)ROBERT DODSLEY
But it is surprising, in apt and towardly youth, how much there is to commend in the first essays.THOUGHTS ON MANWILLIAM GODWIN

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