Usage examples for gently

  1. " Why, no," said Hobb gently, " we will go when you like. – Martin Pippin in the Apple Orchard by Eleanor Farjeon
  2. " Think," she said gently, " how young she was!" – Chippinge Borough by Stanley J. Weyman
  3. " I won't ask you to tell me now, Beatrice," he said gently. – Her Prairie Knight by B.M. Sinclair, AKA B. M. Bower
  4. Let us deal gently with him." – Recollections of a Varied Life by George Cary Eggleston
  5. No." " Gently, I mean." – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  6. " You must lie still and try to sleep," she said gently. – Frontier Stories by Bret Harte
  7. I know what it is, she said gently, unreproachfully; it's that girl, Carolyn June. – The Ramblin' Kid by Earl Wayland Bowman
  8. No, Little Man, the Ramblin' Kid said gently, this ain't your turn. – The Ramblin' Kid by Earl Wayland Bowman
  9. He raised his hand to her gently. – Angel Island by Inez Haynes Gillmore
  10. " I fear," rejoined Considine gently, " that it is true. – The Settler and the Savage by R.M. Ballantyne
  11. At length Mrs. Adams said gently,- " Now, Polly, tell me all about it." – Half a Dozen Girls by Anna Chapin Ray
  12. " There is no school near enough for that, I'm afraid," the minister said, gently. – Rebecca Mary by Annie Hamilton Donnell
  13. Coburn put his arm around her and smiled gently. – The Invaders by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
  14. Captain Dieppe gently waved the letter aside. – Captain Dieppe by Anthony Hope
  15. It was let down as gently as possible, and soon left far behind. – Popular Adventure Tales by Mayne Reid
  16. You see I tell you the whole truth, said Georgina, gently. – Georgina's Reasons by Henry James