Roundly sentence example

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  • Roundly speaking, agriculture and soldiering are their sole occupations.

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  • He got, however, upon more dangerous ground when, passing wholly by the political insinuation against himself, he roundly charged Hobbes with having written Leviathan in support of Oliver's title, and deserted his royal master in distress.

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  • The total value of the gold exported from New Zealand from the discovery of the metal in 1857 to 1907 was, roundly, £70,000,000.

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  • As neither party yielded, Oudinot listened to his Catholic advisers, attacked Rome, with which the French Republic was technically at peace - and was roundly repulsed by Garibaldi.

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  • Yet to Alexander himself it seemed the only means of placing the "confederation of Europe " on a firm basis of principle and, so far from its being directed against liberty he declared roundly to all the signatory powers that " free constitutions were the logical outcome of its doctrines."

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  • He has been called ambitious, turbulent, crafty, abject, vindictive, bloodthirsty and a good many other things besides, not quite in keeping with each other; in addition to which it is roundly asserted by Bishop Burnet that he was despised alike by Henry and by Mary, both of whom made use of him as a tool.

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  • The beautiful reddish-brown shining cones, roundly ovate in shape, with pyramidal scale apices, have been prized from the ancient days of Rome for their edible nut-like seeds, which are still used as an article of food or dessert.

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  • Gross exaggerations, such as those in which Valerius Antias indulged, he roundly denounces, and with equal plainness of speech he condemns the family vanity which had so constantly corrupted and distorted the truth.

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  • There is no reason to doubt his sincerity, but he was coarse and intemperate - Froude roundly calls him a foul-mouthed ruffian - without the wisdom of the serpent or the harmlessness of the dove.

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  • So early as 1783 Johannes von Muller of Gottingen had called attention to the historical figures appearing in the Nibelungenlied, identifying Etzel as Attila, Dietrich of Bern as Theodoric of Verona, and the Burgundian kings Gunther, Giselher and Gernot as the Gundaharius, Gislaharius and Godomar of the Lex Burgundiorum; in 1820 Julius Leichtlen (Neuaufgefundenes Bruchstick des Nibelungenliedes, Freiburg-im-Breisgau) roundly declared that "the Nibelungenlied rests entirely on a historical foundation, and that any other attempt to explain it must fail."

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  • The Reuters report that the police were hunting for four other accomplices, has been roundly rejected by the police themselves.

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  • Were you roundly booed in Stoke during the first comeback gig - why?

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  • British Gas, the developer, was roundly castigated for having no interest in the effect of their plans on local communities.

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  • This decision was roundly condemned by UK business leaders whilst the Trades Union Congress welcomed the vote.

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  • Sullivan could be temperamental; anyone who crossed him faced career disaster, and he was roundly criticized for his deadpan delivery.

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  • Once signed, the Pact was roundly denounced by Trotsky.

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  • British environmental groups, under the banner of the Stonehenge Alliance, have roundly condemned the scheme as " massively destructive " .

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  • In the not too distant past Reds have been roundly jeered by England supporters simply for being United - particularly at the old Wembley.

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  • It's a delicately crafted script full of witty vignettes although it does feel oddly lopsided because the supporting characters are more roundly portrayed.

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  • The boy is roundly spanked by his mother while Charlie fights off the knife-wielding husband.

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  • As for Ant & Dec, they lost over a million viewers as they were roundly trounced by the return of the Timelord.

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  • As there shown, the well-flowered examples were nearly a foot high, the roundly, bell-shaped, drooping flowers of rare beauty.

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  • Eight hundred talents on the Assyrian silver standard would be 267 -- or roundly 300 -- talents on the heavy trade or gold system, which is therefore probably the Hebrew.

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  • From 1858 to 1862 the rate varied between 42.37 and 34 80 cents per bushel for the whole trip of roundly 1000 m., the average rate in the quinquennium being 38.43.

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  • As was naturally to be expected, the pendulum swung to the other extreme, and in a more critical age the existence of Arthur was roundly denied.

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  • Lactantius (circa 300 A.D.), for example, roundly declares that Plato and Aristotle, referring everything to this earthly life, " made virtue mere folly "; though himself maintaining, with pardonable inconsistency, that man's highest good did not consist in mere pleasure, but in the consciousness of the filial relation of the soul to God.

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