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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR VERILY

Verily their way shall be filled with disaster; lo, then we shall rest.

Verily there are strange contradictions in our conventional morality.

And verily it is not a good thing to live in the East for any length of time.

God has given him hands, and brains; and a good heart, as I verily believe.

I verily believe you have said that fifty thousand times, in my hearing.

"Now I do verily think that thou hast some cunning trick in this," quoth he.

Verily, he finds that the wild man has the best of the argument.

Verily, thou hast learned of Jefferson, and Channing, and Barnes.

I am grieved on this account, as much, I verily think, as for the evil itself.

Verily the fish of the North Country are mighty beyond all others.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, from Middle English verray "true, real" (see very) + -ly (2).

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