Possibly Mrs. Behn sent the dedicatory Epistle to press as an afterthought at the last moment and did not see a proof.
He also sent her his Essai with a dedicatory letter in 1761.
The dedicatory inscription which the king places on a statue of Nebo closes with the significant words, 'O Posterity!
The Preface to his book was a dedicatory letter to Miss Nightingale.
With his customary zeal, Serra caused the bells to be hung and sounded, and said the dedicatory mass on November 1, 1776.
President Woodruff offered the dedicatory prayer at the first meeting.
Accept this dedicatory epilogue, my dear John, as the pledge of our enduring friendship.
The genius of the author is commonly discovered in the dedicatory epistle.
This is still done on recovery from sickness, or as a propitiation, and is called a pŭn or dedicatory offering.
Every one thought he made only a very few 'dedicatory remarks.'