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namely
 ad.  by name; by particular mention; expressly; that is to say
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  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
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XII.
2  But this, for a reason already mentioned, namely that a few will always be governed by the will of a few and these the most powerful, was a change from bad to worse.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XLIX.
3  A similar circumstance gave rise to the first war with the Carthaginians, namely the protectorate assumed by the Romans of the citizens of Messina in Sicily, and this likewise came about by chance.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER IX.
4  These in fact resolve themselves into one, namely, that some should survive who will avenge the death of the murdered prince.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI.
5  But now let us turn to another subject which merits attention, namely, the means whereby divided cities may be reunited; and of this I propose to speak in the following Chapter.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XXVI.
6  This, I believe, arises firstly from causes that have already been discussed at length, namely, that the prince who relies entirely on fortune is lost when it changes.
The Prince By Nicolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV — WHAT FORTUNE CAN EFFECT IN HUMAN AFFAIRS AN...
7  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
Get Context   In VIII
8  The second fact noted, namely, that the Negro church antedates the Negro home, leads to an explanation of much that is paradoxical in this communistic institution and in the morals of its members.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In X
9  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
Get Context   In THE SHOES OF FORTUNE
10  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
Get Context   In Chapter 16. A Learned Italian.
11  One thing only puzzles me, namely, how Franz d'Epinay will like a grandfather who cannot be separated from his wife.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 74. The Villefort Family Vault.
12  We have everything in perfect order, only one little thing is lacking, namely, a commander in chief.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER IX
13  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
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER VIII
14  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
Get Context   In BOOK 13: CHAPTER I
15  There's one thing you may be sure of, Pip," said Joe, after some rumination, "namely, that lies is lies.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter IX
Example Sentence: (91 in 7 pages)
1  Lydia briefly stated the business in hand, namely to choose a secretary and treasurer for the committee.
2  He had discovered a great law of human action, namely, that in order to make men or boys covet a thing, it is only necessary to make the thing difficult to attain.
3  It is an acquired disease, namely it was not present at her birth.
4  He had discovered a great law of human action, without knowing it -- namely, that in order to make a man or a boy covet a thing, it is only necessary to make the thing difficult to attain.
5  Then it occurred to him that the great adventure itself must be a dream! There was one very strong argument in favor of this idea -- namely, that the quantity of coin he had seen was too vast to be real.
6  Other factors were beyond the publisher's control, namely unfavorable currency exchange rates and weaker global economies.
7  Only one boy was absent, namely Harry.
8  There are three major advantagesof the design, viz / namely cheapness, simplicity and availability.
9  One group of people seems to be forgotten, namely pensioners.
10  Only one student passed the exam, namely Peter.
11  Add a few more names of labourers to the list.
12  To avoid confusion, please write the children's names clearly on all their school clothes.
13  The names of ships are usually painted on their sides.
14  There was a brass plaque outside the surgery listing the various dentists' names and qualifications.
15  We had to wait outside in the corridor until our names were called.