Careful Words

manner (n.)

manner (adv.)

  In this awfully stupendous manner, at which Reason stands aghast, and Faith herself is half confounded, was the grace of God to man at length manifested.

Richard Hurd (1720-1808): Sermons. Vol. ii. p. 287.

But to my mind, though I am native here

And to the manner born, it is a custom

More honoured in the breach than the observance.

William Shakespeare (1564-1616): Hamlet. Act i. Sc. 4.

Manner is all in all, whate'er is writ,

The substitute for genius, sense, and wit.

William Cowper (1731-1800): Table Talk. Line 542.

  Speak after the manner of men.

New Testament: Romans vi. 19.