soberly

All Adverb
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  • Slowly and more soberly he took up again his plan of life. Cited from The Souls of Black Folk, by W. E. B. Du Bois
  • He drew her close, and she looked up at him very soberly. Cited from Darrel of the Blessed Isles, by Irving Bacheller
  • She held a book in her hands, but she was looking at him very soberly. Cited from Little Journeys To the Homes of Famous Women, by Elbert Hubbard
  • Further, he allowed himself to wonder soberly if he would ever see his green fields again. Cited from The Desert Valley, by Jackson Gregory
  • She walked more soberly than before, and there was no song upon her lips. Cited from Garthowen, by Allen Raine
  • The other looked at him soberly a moment, then went off again. Cited from St. Martin's Summer, by Rafael Sabatini
  • I am sure he cannot soberly mean that, for it is so far from just. Cited from Woodrow Wilson As I Know Him, By Joseph P. Tumulty
  • And very soberly he went to the room where his small son lay asleep. Cited from Married Life, by May Edginton
  • I lay the facts soberly before the public as they came under my notice. Cited from The Captain of the Polestar, by A. Conan Doyle #5
  • I merely want you to think it over soberly and let your heart decide. Cited from North of Fifty-Three, by Bertrand W. Sinclair
  • Can you soberly expect to live among such a set of people? Cited from The Earth Trembled, by E.P. Roe
  • They reached the steps almost together, soberly mounted them, and entered the hall. Cited from The Long Roll, by Mary Johnston
  • Then with a start she rose and looked soberly about her. Cited from The Heart of the Desert, by Honore' Willsie Morrow
  • But after such a conversation as this she would go over her accounts very soberly indeed. Cited from The Treasure, by Kathleen Norris
  • His father listened soberly when he told him; he had grown old of late. Cited from Evelina's Garden, by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • Now, however, he sat down soberly and gave the order to call the roll. Cited from Don Strong, Patrol Leader, by William Heyliger
  • I stayed till eight, and then we all went away soberly. Cited from The Journal to Stella, Jonathan Swift
  • Hope had soberly said to herself, just before, that death would be better than life for her young sister. Cited from Malbone: An Oldport Romance by Thomas W. Higginson
  • The rest of the day passed to all appearance very soberly. Cited from Polly, by L. T. Meade
  • She spread out her materials and gave her directions and the girls set soberly to work. Cited from Jane Journeys On, by Ruth Comfort Mitchell
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