Usage examples for barely

  1. " Of course," he replied quickly, " I know you and Mae never agree, that you barely stand each other. – Mae Madden by Mary Murdoch Mason
  2. Then Marguerite heard in a whisper so soft that it barely reached her ears, I love you! – With Hoops of Steel by Florence Finch Kelly
  3. She looked barely twenty. – Black Rock by Ralph Connor
  4. That was barely fast enough!" – Legacy by James H Schmitz
  5. " He barely touched him," was the disappointed reply of one. – John March, Southerner by George W. Cable
  6. But it barely, faintly belongs to me. – The Lost Art of Reading by Gerald Stanley Lee
  7. I do not think you to blame- barely; not in my sight; though no man living would have suffered as I should. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  8. She could barely hear the answer. – Kildares of Storm by Eleanor Mercein Kelly
  9. You ain't got but barely enough for yourself!" – Hillsboro People by Dorothy Canfield
  10. It is just barely possible that everything can be helped; that a man could always have done differently if he had begun soon enough. – The Goose Man by Jacob Wassermann
  11. It was then barely half- past five. – Some Experiences of an Irish R.M. by E. OE. Somerville Martin Ross
  12. When it was barely ten feet above him he saw that the object was no man, but a square case. – The Slave Of The Lamp by Henry Seton Merriman
  13. " They're making noises," said Slim, in a whisper which was barely audible. – Youth by Isaac Asimov
  14. It seemed I had barely closed my eyes when a rough hand shook me again into consciousness. – My Lady of the North by Randall Parrish
  15. Then, this evening, barely two hours ago, he came up to my room and had a long talk, and while he was trying to get some information from me about a matter that I know nothing about- for I swear, papa, that I had nothing whatever to do with the robbery- he came up to me and took hold of me as a man does when he wants to make up to a woman. – Fantômas by Pierre Souvestre Marcel Allain
  16. When I said 'treason, ' just now- It might barely be possible- Oh, what? – One Way by Miriam Allen deFord