so soberly

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  • The little face so soberly thoughtful a few minutes ago was all bright and flushed. Cited from Melbourne House, Volume 1, by Susan Warner
  • But he glared at me so soberly that next moment I felt frightened. Cited from Romance, by Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
  • And Mac put the question so soberly that there was a general smile. Cited from Rose in Bloom, by Louisa May Alcott
  • And they live full ordinately, and so soberly in meat and drink, that they live right long. Cited from The Travels of Sir John Mandeville, Author Unknown
  • She was hardly less relieved in reflecting that he could read men so soberly and accurately. Cited from Beauchamps Career by George Meredith, v2
  • But it was said so soberly, that Preston was doubtful of her. Cited from Melbourne House, Volume 1, by Susan Warner
  • Ted went up for his examinations and came back so soberly that the family held its composite breath and wondered in secret whether he could possibly have failed after all his really heroic effort. Cited from Wild Wings, A Romance of Youth, by Margaret Rebecca Piper
  • She now conversed with me wholly, and in so soberly sensible and quiet a manner, as I had imagined incompatible with her powers. Cited from The Diary and Letters of Madam D'Arblay Volume 2
  • For she, though so soberly clad, And never inclined to ill-speaking, Had often a fancy to gad, Or more than her own might be seeking. Cited from The Youth's Coronal, by Hannah Flagg Gould
  • Zeb Geary was not highly educated, but this word, so soberly used, struck his humorous sense, and he put his brawny hand over his mouth to hide his smiles. Cited from Marjorie at Seacote, by Carolyn Wells
  • And thus matters remained on that identical evening of which I first spoke, when I sat at the bay window in my tiny drawing-room, and saw Dr. Peyton coming so soberly up the garden path. Cited from Dreams and Dream Stories, Anna (Bonus) Kingsford
  • There were times when I was quite incapable of controlling my laughter; I laughed like a child, and it was incomprehensible to me that people could go so soberly and solemnly about. Cited from Recollections Of My Childhood And Youth,G. Brandes
  • And when they came thither, they found that the great fearful army of the Turks, so soberly coming on, turned (God be thanked) into a fair long hedge standing even stone-still. Cited from Dialogue of Comfort Against Tribulation, by Thomas More
  • And yet, arid as the notion appeared of a procession hand-in-hand through life with a husband so soberly precise, to the tune of political music, she was still hardly decided upon her answer when she at length reluctantly left her comfortable fire and composed herself to sleep. Cited from A Comedy of Masks, by Ernest Dowson and Arthur Moore
  • It was the rule in these days to see gentlemen unsteady after dinner, yet Nance was both surprised and amused when her companion, who had spoken so soberly, began to stumble and waver by her side with the most airy divagations. Cited from Lay Morals, by Robert Louis Stevenson
  • Even the experienced waiter ushering them into an upper roomof the quiet restaurant on the Seine could hardly have supposed their quest for seclusion to be based on sentimental motives, so soberly did Deering give his orders, while his companion sat small and grave at his side. Cited from Tales Of Men And Ghosts, By Edith Wharton