Here gally might well be talking of the Clarendon kind of portrait.
gally, then, is not as Theophrastan as he professes vi to be.
Human nature, says gally, is full of subtle shadings and agreeable variations which the v character ought to exploit.
One bit of detail which gally Knight saw may still be seen untouched.
We have with us one book of gally Knight's, but it is only the Norman book.
All this while our admirall kept the men ready houering in the gally and the boats.
When the auxiliaries gwîl and gally are used to form a passive, it is sometimes the auxiliary that takes the passive form.
It is gally's concept of the character as an art-form, however, which is most interesting to the modern scholar.
I rusht madly into the street, runnin' into an old apple woman, nockin' her "gally west."
gally breaks sharply with earlier character-writers like Overbury who, he thinks, have departed from the Theophrastan method.