from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a vernal manner.


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  • There is only one lady in the room, seated near a window: there is not often much sunshine in Dean Street: the young lady in the window is no especial beauty: but it is spring-time, and she is blooming vernally.

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  • Sometimes, out of the vernally blue heaven, something falls on me like a tender glance, an anticipation.

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  • There are some very nice springs in Iceland not yet patronised; but although the springs there are hot, the Springs, vernally speaking, are cold.

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  • The elderly are either vernally lithe, active and amorous (Cialis) or feeble home-care patients dependent on emergency alert systems and Exelon, an Alzheimer's patch, to stave off undignified and agonizing deaths.

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