Usage examples for ardently

  1. That barrage so long waited for, and so ardently desired, was worth some risk. – The Sky Pilot in No Man's Land by Ralph Connor
  2. " I will also prove to the country how ardently I love it," she said to herself. – NAPOLEON AND BLUCHER by L. Muhlbach
  3. No one probably of Mr. Froude's day was less blind to English faults than he was; no one more thoroughly grasped and more ardently admired the greatness of England, or more steadfastly did his utmost in his own vocation to keep her great. – A History of Nineteenth Century Literature (1780-1895) by George Saintsbury
  4. Whatever this vague something was, anyway, Burke resolutely put it behind him, and devoted himself all the more ardently to the comfort of his young wife. – The Road to Understanding by Eleanor H. Porter
  5. She realised it with burning cheeks, and ardently wished that she had borne herself more proudly. – The Way of an Eagle by Ethel M. Dell
  6. He kissed both her hands ardently, and went on: I have just passed through an exalted, wonderful, unearthly moment. – The Lady with the Dog and Other Stories by Anton Chekhov
  7. I am happy here with you, and although I have been a church member for years, I have never before longed so ardently to present my body and soul as a sacrifice unto the Lord. – Susanna and Sue by Kate Douglas Wiggin
  8. There must be some cause for my failure, if I fail- With true simplicity of heart I can say, most earnestly do I wish to do right: most ardently would I endeavour to prove myself a friend worthy of Louisa Clifton, and of Frank Henley! – Anna St. Ives by Thomas Holcroft
  9. Artobane hesitated, and with cause; but Caracalla wooed so ardently that finally the king said yes. – Imperial Purple by Edgar Saltus
  10. Although the men had no idea at this time what was before them, they were now going to follow Lafayette to the glory that he so ardently desired. – Lafayette by Martha Foote Crow
  11. In the reaction from his fright, he sprang up and advanced on her ardently. – Out of the Primitive by Robert Ames Bennet
  12. He had fought for life at first with all that virile strength of his and won this limited existence which, when he first understood its cruelly narrow horizon, he had as ardently longed and sought to lose again, but the life principle that had been so roughly handled was marvellously tenacious, and refused to be ousted from its tenement. – Christopher Hibbault, Roadmaker by Marguerite Bryant
  13. Helgi and Svava were united, and loved each other ardently. – The Elder Eddas of Saemund Sigfusson; and the Younger Eddas of Snorre Sturleson by Saemund Sigfusson and Snorre Sturleson
  14. Harthouse declared that she was the stake for which he ardently desired to play away all that he had in life; that the objects he had lately pursued turned worthless beside her; the success that was almost within his grasp he flung away from him, like the dirt it was, compared with her. – The World's Greatest Books, Vol III by Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton, Eds.
  15. While ardently devoted to the Union, Mr. Lincoln had no well- defined plan for saving it, but suffered things to drift, watching to take advantage of events as they occurred. – The Life of Lyman Trumbull by Horace White
  16. Something of the excitement of the fight going on above had entered into him; he now desired ardently that the child should live, should emerge victor from the grim struggle. – Studies in love and in terror by Marie Belloc Lowndes
  17. Could he have it if he did care, if he desired it ardently? – Floyd Grandon's Honor by Amanda Minnie Douglas
  18. " Tell her," pursued the Count, laying his hand on Dieppe's shoulder and speaking almost as ardently as though he were addressing his wife herself, " that I never suspected her of more than a little levity, and that I never will or could." – Captain Dieppe by Anthony Hope
  19. She attempted to withdraw her hands, but he squeezed them both ardently, and exclaimed in his turn, like a lover in a tragedy- 'Surely, till now I never looked on beauty. – Gryll Grange by Thomas Love Peacock Commentator: George Saintsbury
  20. There her powers began rapidly to expand, and she herself to comprehend that literature offered the sphere of action for which she had so ardently longed. – Celebrated Women Travellers of the Nineteenth Century by W. H. Davenport Adams