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Erectly   Listen
adverb
Erectly  adv.  In an erect manner or posture.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Erectly" Quotes from Famous Books



... back, opened the way for the officers who led the procession with which Isador Framberg came back to the city of his adoption. The crowd yawned to give space to the guard of honor, walking erectly beside the flag-draped coffin, to the mourners, men and women alien as if they had come from Kiev but yesterday, to the little group of men, public officials and rabbis, who trailed in their wake, and to James Thorold and Peter, reverently following. Then it closed in upon the cortege, ...
— The Best Short Stories of 1915 - And the Yearbook of the American Short Story • Various

... money—the whole price of the jug, minus a dollar and a half for railroad fare—with a grand, careless air and departed. As she marched erectly down the aisle of the store, she encountered a sleek, portly, prosperous man coming in. As their eyes met, the man started and his bland face flushed crimson; he lifted his hat and bowed confusedly. But the Old Lady looked ...
— Chronicles of Avonlea • Lucy Maud Montgomery

... rows of figures in his books down-town. He fitted them to such presences as seemed to demand them as their right. He grew into a certain intimacy with the slender trimly accoutred girls who held themselves so erectly and wore their hair with such maidenly severity. They were so different in appearance from all the women he had known or seen, and from the languishing creatures in his mother's cherished Book of Beauty, that he came to look upon them as a race apart, which they ...
— The Bell in the Fog and Other Stories • Gertrude Atherton



Words linked to "Erectly" :   erect, straight-backed



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