Usage examples for highly

  1. " Probably a highly developed sense of hearing in this thin atmosphere," Allenby murmured. – The Holes Around Mars by Jerome Bixby
  2. A chief has but one life, and it is a great gift that cannot be paid too highly. – Monsieur Violet by Frederick Marryat
  3. Observe the last, please; it is highly important. – Slippy McGee, Sometimes Known as the Butterfly Man by Marie Conway Oemler
  4. Zwingli was highly displeased. – The Life and Times of Ulric Zwingli by Johann Hottinger
  5. In these efforts it was highly successful. – The Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 17 by Charles Francis Horne
  6. I must go up and see Miss Fanny first, he said; she told me that the captain spoke so highly of me that she is satisfied he would not object to our marriage. – The Loss of the Royal George by W.H.G. Kingston
  7. Even as early as the year 1800 the prospects of the city in this regard, though in the distant future, were looked upon as highly flattering. – The History of Louisville, from the Earliest Settlement till the Year 1852 by Ben Casseday
  8. The boy looked at me again, in a manner that spoke highly in his favour, put the bottle in his pocket, and, as soon as his master returned to the door, removed the things and departed. – Anna St. Ives by Thomas Holcroft
  9. I would have to pay her very highly Maurice says- I don't mind that, I want the best. – Man and Maid by Elinor Glyn
  10. The old man appeared to be highly pleased. – Nights With Uncle Remus by Joel Chandler Harris
  11. My ever- lamented mother knew her whilst I was abroad, and she esteemed her highly. – Thaddeus of Warsaw by Jane Porter
  12. They soon arrived at the encampment, Stanley highly delighted with his prize. – In the Wilds of Africa by W.H.G. Kingston
  13. He also tells me what the world says of me, " that Mr. Coventry and I do all the business of the office almost:" at which I am highly proud. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  14. We parted company, highly pleased with each other. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  15. I was glad to make this early acquaintance with this highly respectable divine. – Coelebs In Search of a Wife by Hannah More
  16. But value you him how you will, I am sure he highly valueth himselfe. – Shakespeare's Lost Years in London, 1586-1592 by Arthur Acheson
  17. Besides which, these highly paid Shaykhs do no good. – Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah by Sir Richard Francis Burton
  18. " Yes, indeed, that was a highly amusing incident about Miss Mapp's cupboard," he said. – Miss Mapp by Edward Frederic Benson
  19. They have no conscious end in view, though the result may be highly desirable. – The Mind and Its Education by George Herbert Betts
  20. I felt highly indignant. – The Home and the World by Rabindranath Tagore