In a worthy manner.

[…] 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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  • Worthily — Wor thi*ly, adv. In a worthy manner; excellently; deservedly; according to merit; justly; suitably; becomingly. [1913 Webster] You worthily succeed not only to the honors of your ancestors, but also to their virtues. Dryden. [1913 Webster] Some… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • worthily — worthy ► ADJECTIVE (worthier, worthiest) 1) (often worthy of) deserving or good enough. 2) deserving effort, attention, or respect. 3) showing good intent but lacking in humour or imagination. ► NOUN (pl. worthies) often humorous …   English terms dictionary

  • worthily — adverb see worthy I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • worthily — See worthy. * * * …   Universalium

  • worthily — wor·thi·ly || wÉœrðɪlɪ / wɜː adv. in a fair and decent manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • worthily — wor·thi·ly …   English syllables

  • worthily — See: worthy …   English dictionary

  • worthily — adverb in a worthy manner; with worthiness • Derived from adjective: ↑worthy …   Useful english dictionary

  • worthy — worthily, adv. worthiness, n. /werr dhee/, adj., worthier, worthiest, n., pl. worthies. adj. 1. having adequate or great merit, character, or value: a worthy successor. 2. of commendable excellence or merit; deserving: a book worthy of praise; a… …   Universalium

  • Collect — This article is about the Christian prayer. For the telecommunications concept, see collect call. For the hobby, see collecting. For other uses, see Collection (disambiguation). In Christian liturgy, a collect (stressed on the first syllable:… …   Wikipedia

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