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Zealously

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Zea'lously. adv. [from zealous.] With passionate ardour.

Thy care is fixt, and zealously attends,
To fill thy odorous lamp with deeds of light,
And hope that reaps not shame.
Milton.

To enter into a party as into an order of friars, with so resigned an obedience to superiors, is very unsuitable with the civil and religious liberties we so zealously assert. Swift.

Sources: Milton, John (449) · Swift, Jonathan (306)

Attributes: Adverb (147)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Zealously." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: December 20, 2013. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=1549.


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