So, mollusque, you would have us believe that someone actually wrote a sentence in the year 2004 that began with the word "verily".
Forsooth, I have a hard time believing this, Gadzooks! But perhaps Edgar is trying to be a professor smartypantzen, or engaging in a lame effort at wry hilarity. Or - more likely - English is not his mother tongue.
Verily, Nature’s palette of pigments and paints underscores the need of bioresources centres to capture, classify and conserve the planet’s biotreasury lest extinction result from benign neglect and commercial exploitation.
--Edgar J. DaSilva, 2004, Electronic Journal of Biotechnology 7(3): 1