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Definition of Hectoringly
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Literary usage of Hectoringly
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1. Fine Art, Chiefly Contemporary: Notices Re-printed, with Revisions by William Michael Rossetti (1867)
"There is not among any of us any aim, for instance, so ideal as that of Fra Angelico, so hectoringly classical as David's, so vaguely fantastic and ..."
2. The Metropolitan Tabernacle Pulpit: Sermons Preached and Revised by Charles Haddon Spurgeon (1873)
"There is some reason why God should bless us," and should begin. to speak hectoringly towards weaker brethren, the Lord will let us know that " not unto us, ..."