from The Century Dictionary.
- In a manner agreeable to statute; as required or provided by statute.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adverb Conformably to statute.
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- adverb In a way that conforms to
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Under this _learned Schoolmaster_ he attained to a good degree of learning, and was statutably admitted in St. _John's_-Colledge in
The punishment was the same as that which was statutably enacted in the case of Rouse.
It is possible that Milton was not statutably eligible, for, by the statutes of Christ's, there could not be, at one time, more than two fellows who were natives of the same county.
But the best jest of all would be, to see an ordinary fellow, a strolling player for example, set seriously to make or repeat verses in our streets or squares concerning his sweetheart's _cruelty_; when he would be in more danger from that of the mob and the magistrates; who, if the first did not throw dirt at him, and drive him home quickly, would come themselves, and examine into his sanity, and if they found him not _statutably mad_, commit him for a vagrant.
Under this learned Schoolmaster he attained to a good degree of learning, and was statutably admitted in St. John's-Colledge in Cambridge, (as many years after incorporated a honorary Member of Christ-Church in Oxford) here he staid but some small time, for want of maintainance; for if there be no Oyl in the Lamp, it will soon be extinguish'd: And now, as if he had quite laid aside all thoughts of the University, he betook himself to the Trade of his Father-in-law; And let not any be offended herewith, since it is more commendable to work in a lawful Calling, then having one not to use it.
Robert Holmes rose, during the judge's speech, and said, "My lords, with the greatest respect, what I said was, that though he might be statutably guilty, he was not, in my opinion, morally guilty.
It is doubtful whether Jonson ever went to either university, though Fuller says that he was "statutably admitted into St. John's