Definitions for haply
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haply, by chance, by luckadverb
"betrayed by a word haply overheard"
by accident or luck
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from hap.
This love of theirs myself have often seen,
Haply when they have judg’d me fast asleep. William Shakespeare.
Us, haply too secure, of our discharge
From penalty, because from death releas’d
Some days. John Milton, Paradise Lost, b. xi.
Then haply yet your breast remains untouch’d,
Though that seems strange. Nicholas Rowe, Royal Convert.
Let us now see what conclusions may be found for instruction of any other state, that may haply labour under the like circumstances. Jonathan Swift, on the Dissent. in Athens and Rome.
Leviathan, which God of all his works
Created hugest, that swim the ocean stream,
Him haply slumb’ring on the Norway foam,
The pilot of some small night-founder’d skiff
Deeming some island oft, as seamen tell,
with fixed anchor in his scaly rind,
Moors by his side. John Milton, Paradise Lost, b. i.
Haply is an adverb in English language that means "by chance" or "perhaps". It is often used in literary works or older pieces of writing.
by hap, chance, luck, or accident; perhaps; it may be
The numerical value of haply in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of haply in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Two sources of success are known: wisdom and effort; make them both thine own, if thou wouldst haply rise.
Rash indeed is he who reckons on the morrow, or haply on days beyond it; for tomorrow is not, until today is past.
Rash indeed is he who reckons on the morrow, or haply on days beyond it for tomorrow is not, until today is past.
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