Hence, being guided by judgment, I soon found by experience that true love can again exist if worthily bestowed.
Gunnlaug went before the king, and greeted him well and worthily.
She walked as if she went to meet the morning, and must salute it worthily.
Your servant, my prince; you reigned most worthily, I condole with you on your abdication.
After that he lived happily and worthily all the rest of his days.
Oh, is it not time this ideal should be worthily understood?
"The Young Men of the West" was a subject which had been presented him for discourse, and worthily was it elaborated.
I know how hard it is to do it rightly, how impossible it is to do it worthily.
But in Wellington's case there is no doubt that the popular adoration and the royal regard were worthily bestowed and well earned.
You may be worthily wedded in France, and I will take order for your safe going.
mid-13c., "having merit," from worth (n.) + -y (2). Old English had weorþful in this sense. Attested from c.1300 as a noun meaning "person of merit" (especially in Nine Worthies, famous men of history and legend: Joshua, David, Judas Maccabæus, Hector, Alexander, Julius Cæsar, Arthur, Charlemagne, Godfrey of Bouillon -- three Jews, three gentiles, three Christians).