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- adv. In a delightsome manner.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a delightful manner; in a way to give or receive delight.
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It had flustered me greatly, but she only laughed ringingly and delightsomely as I backed out of the room.
So also was the text; and delightsomely appropriate withal.
There were just then about 600 of them on duty at Resina Garcia, and as they were for the most part dressed in spotless white they looked delightsomely clean and cool.
The big chair creaked delightsomely to the ears of Elly Precious.
HERE let us linger at will and delightsomely hearken
Sigismund dreaming delightsomely after his haying.
This song they carolled on such dulcet wise and so delightsomely that to the king, who beheld and hearkened to them with ravishment, it seemed as if all the hierarchies of the angels were lighted there to sing.
And being given not merely to fleece but utterly to flay men, they no sooner espy a foreign merchant in the city, than they find out from the book of the dogana how much he has there and what he is good for; and then by caressing and amorous looks and gestures, and words of honeyed sweetness, they strive to entice and allure the merchant to their love, and not seldom have they succeeded, and wrested from him great part or the whole of his merchandise; and of some they have gotten goods and ship and flesh and bones, so delightsomely have they known how to ply the shears.
Henry sitteth not over delightsomely on his throne, seeing he hath captivated [captured] the four childre of my sometime Lord of March, and shut them close in the Castle of Windsor. "
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