Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In the seventh place.
- adv. In the seventh place; seventh in a row.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adv. In the seventh place.
- adv. in the seventh place
- seventh + -ly (Wiktionary)
“Then the good dominie went back to his "seventhly," and the congregation to their slumbers, while the restless young Stephanus traced with his finger-nail upon the cover of his psalm-book the profile of his highly respected guardian, General Ten Broek, nodding solemnly in the magistrate's pew.”
“The good dominie's "seventhly" came to a sudden stop as the tinkle of the deacon's collection-bell fell upon the ears of the slumbering congregation.”
“seventhly" for two long hours father pondered over the uncertainties of earthly life, and that on this occasion he delivered the most effective sermon of his pastoral career.”
“For seventhly he fleas himself, that he may not be interrupted upon the beat.”
“Investigation, or of what should be inquired first and what last; sixthly, of the Limits of Investigation, or a synopsis of all natures in the universe; seventhly, of the”
“With regard to Mr Jamieson he was compelled, in the end, to resort to tactics: he omitted to announce the Sunday before that his venerable neighbour would preach, and the congregation, outwitted, had no resource but to sustain the beard-wagging old gentleman through seventhly to the finish.”
“Sunday pushing a discourse -- which was good up to the "fourthly" -- into the "seventhly.”
“We have now to consider the sacrament of the Eucharist; and first of all we treat of the sacrament itself; secondly, of its matter; thirdly, of its form; fourthly, of its effects; fifthly, of the recipients of this sacrament; sixthly, of the minister; seventhly, of the rite.”
“And this brings me to fifthly and sixthly and seventhly -- my hopes, and dreams, and plans, sir -- are they all to be broken, spoiled, ruined by your hatefully selfish whims, sir -- hush, not a word!”
“Sixthly, where he ascended, and seventhly, wherefore he ascended.”
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