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 Sentences of namely
Definition:
ad. by name; by particular mention; expressly; that is to say
Example:
Lydia briefly stated the business in hand, namely to choose a secretary and treasurer for the committee.
Sentence in Classic:
They were, namely, casts of female friends, whose bodily or mental deformities were here most faithfully preserved.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen Context
From her feminine point of view she could see only one solution, namely, for Nicholas to marry a rich heiress.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
At that very time, in circumstances even more important than retreating without a battle, namely the evacuation and burning of Moscow, Rostopchin, who is usually represented as being the instigator of that event, acted in an altogether different manner from Kutuzov.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
At the council at Fili the prevailing thought in the minds of the Russian commanders was the one naturally suggesting itself, namely, a direct retreat by the Nizhni road.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
She gave me one piece of intelligence which affected me very much, namely, that there had been a sale of the furniture at our old home, and that Mr.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
And a still greater debt we owe them for what is the immediate cause of our ruin, namely, that by the Church our country is kept divided.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
Now, in his heart, Ahab had some glimpse of this, namely: all my means are sane, my motive and my object mad.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
I was very far then from expecting the change you have just informed me of; namely, that four years afterwards, this colossus of power would be overthrown.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
The rest of her children were by Cretheus, namely, Aeson, Pheres, and Amythaon, who was a mighty warrior and charioteer.
The Odyssey By Homer Context
Besides this, he saw the arms of Italy, especially those by which he might have been assisted, in hands that would fear the aggrandizement of the Pope, namely, the Orsini and the Colonnesi and their following.
The Prince By Nicolo Machiavelli Context
For these there is one other avenue of escape toward which they have turned in increasing numbers, namely, migration to town.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois Context