from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a propense manner; with natural tendency.
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If I had poor luck with Bass's mare perhaps this draught of his may serve me more propensely.
Ternissa, will have leaned the more propensely toward this opinion, if you considered, as I am sure you did, that the peace and concord of families, friends, and cities are preserved by it; in other terms, the harmony of the world.
Those are the worst of suicides, who voluntarily and propensely stab or suffocate their fame, when God hath commanded them to stand on high for an example.
If I had poor luck with Bass’s mare perhaps this draught of his may serve me more propensely.