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Definition of Hortatively
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Literary usage of Hortatively
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1. The Early Days of Christianity by Frederic William Farrar (1882)
"A further question is, are we to understand this phrase hortatively in the sense of " but let the rich man boast in his humiliation," or as a contrast, ..."
2. Irish Idylls by Jane Barlow (1893)
"And see now what come to him wid it, Rose,'' said her mother, hortatively. Rising feminine vanity need never suppose that repressive morals will not be ..."
3. The History of Israel by Heinrich Ewald, Russell Martineau, Joseph Estlin Carpenter (1885)
"... been shown each time hortatively in connection with these three artistically interlaced essays, what the further inference is which follows from each of ..."
4. The Journal of Sacred Literature by John Kitto, Henry Burgess, Benjamin Harris Cowper (1851)
"... can be understood, and that is hortatively, 'let us have' (as in Heb. x. 19—26; xii. 28). But to this there are serious, if not insuperable objections. ..."
5. Irene the Missionary by John William De Forest (1879)
"She is cheapening her own sex, and ought to be told so plainly," she added, glancing hortatively at her husband. "No, no, my dear," smiled her Achilles. ..."