1. In a worthy manner.
    • 1610–1611, William Shakespeare, “The Tempest”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358 ↗, [Act IV, scene i], page 14 ↗, column Pro.}} Then, as my gueſt, and thine owne acquiſition / Worthily purchas'd, take my daughter{{...}:
    • 2004, Alexandre Dumas, The Three Musketeers, Spark Educational Publishing, page 5 [http://books.google.com/books?id=np8Y_-j8u2gC&pg=PA5&dq=worthily+date:1970-2008&lr=lang_en&as_brr=3&sig=TvBK87n6alTJ1jGUhdIlu1gWKg8]
      […] sustain worthily your name of gentleman, which has been worthily borne by your ancestors for five hundred years, both for your own sake and the sake of those who belong to you.

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