Jim were a good young man, honest and true, and a gradely Christian.
Give you, it weakens the pikehead; but 'tis a gradely ornament.'
We was lookin' for summat joy'al, a gradely marlock, thou knows.
It wir a gradely bonnie afternoon, at th' back eend o' th' year.
An' he wur sech a gradely little chap, so peart an' lively, crowin' an' laughin' from morn till neet.
And in the Dale the unanimous opinion was that the young couple would make "a gradely pair, surely."
Miss Heptonstall, he remarked, had everything "gradely" about her.
One old woman over eighty came all the way from Castlesteads to see her last of "the gradely leddy," as she called her.
Her “beloved papa and mama” and her “precious sister,” she says, are living, and “gradely.”
A gradely lass were my mother, an' noan gien to leein', like some fowks I could name.