EXPRESSLY's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of expressly
Definition:
ad. particularly; specifically; in an explicit manner
Example:
He stated expressly that the needed the money by tomorrow.
Sentence in Classic:
The straitness of this prison house is expressly designed by God to punish those who refused to be bound by His laws.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
On this occasion he seemed to think he was introduced expressly to keep Traddles at bay; and he barked at my old friend, and made short runs at his plate, with such undaunted pertinacity, that he may be said to have engrossed the conversation.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
I could, with great pleasure, enlarge further upon the manners and virtues of this excellent people; but intending in a short time to publish a volume by itself, expressly upon that subject, I refer the reader thither; and, in the mean time, proceed to relate my own sad catastrophe.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift Context
The mountebanks gave out that the tricolored cockade was a unique phenomenon made by God expressly for their menagerie.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo Context
The quaint old garden had sheltered many pairs of lovers, and seemed expressly made for them, so sunny and secluded was it, with nothing but the tower to overlook them, and the wide lake to carry away the echo of their words, as it rippled by below.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context
Immediately surrounding Mrs Musgrove were the little Harvilles, whom she was sedulously guarding from the tyranny of the two children from the Cottage, expressly arrived to amuse them.
Persuasion By Jane Austen Context
Now, Valentine, I firmly believe that he knew of my wish to possess this horse, and that he lost expressly to give me the means of procuring him.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
On either side there stood gold and silver mastiffs which Vulcan, with his consummate skill, had fashioned expressly to keep watch over the palace of king Alcinous; so they were immortal and could never grow old.
The Odyssey By Homer Context
He marvelled, indeed, at the violence with which he had thrust back the kind old man, when merely proffering the advice which it was his duty to bestow, and which the minister himself had expressly sought.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne Context
This is one of the roses of Eden that the Lord has dropped down expressly for the poor and lowly, who get few enough of any other kind.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe Context