RELY's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of rely
Definition:
v. rest with confidence; have confidence; depend
Example:
I rely implicitly on His power, and confide wholly in His goodness.
Sentence in Classic:
By means of this I had access to at least one spot in this great city where I could rely upon being free from interruption.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
I rely upon you not only to be discreet and to refrain from all gossip upon the matter but, above all, to preserve this coronet with every possible precaution because I need not say that a great public scandal would be caused if any harm were to befall it.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
It was very gravely and decorously ordered, and on a sound system; with an appeal, in everything, to the honour and good faith of the boys, and an avowed intention to rely on their possession of those qualities unless they proved themselves unworthy of it, which worked wonders.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
There was, however, one topic she could rely on: one spring that she had only to touch to set his simple machinery in motion.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
If she is, as you believe, innocent, rely on the justice of our laws, and the activity with which I shall prevent the slightest shadow of partiality.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
He shook his head and beckoned her to come away, but she was fascinated just then by the freedom of Speculative Philosophy, and kept her seat, trying to find out what the wise gentlemen intended to rely upon after they had annihilated all the old beliefs.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context
Fortunately, Morrel had some funds coming in on which he could rely; and, as they reached him, he found himself in a condition to meet his engagements when the end of July came.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
Bunbury, from me, to be kind enough not to have a relapse on Saturday, for I rely on you to arrange my music for me.
The Importance of Being Earnest By Oscar Wilde Context
It gave me the best assurance that I might rely with the utmost confidence on the results which, he said, would flow from teaching me to read.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass Context
He who does otherwise, either from timidity or evil advice, is always compelled to keep the knife in his hand; neither can he rely on his subjects, nor can they attach themselves to him, owing to their continued and repeated wrongs.
The Prince By Nicolo Machiavelli Context