Usage examples for lightly

  1. " Guess that's an easy one," he said lightly – The Law-Breakers by Ridgwell Cullum
  2. We touched the stairs lightly for a single moment, and he was on board, and we were off again. – Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
  3. " I shall decide that for myself," she said, lightly – The Testing of Diana Mallory by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  4. One of the man's hands rested lightly on his right side. – Nan of Music Mountain by Frank H. Spearman
  5. Lightly as Shenac spoke of the spinning of the wool, it was no light work to do. – Shenac's Work at Home by Margaret Murray Robertson
  6. Brereton, however, seemed to be unable to take the matter lightly – Chippinge Borough by Stanley J. Weyman
  7. Dine lightly this evening, go to bed in good time, and have a long night's rest." – The Master of the Ceremonies by George Manville Fenn
  8. Pain they took lightly – The Crisis, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 6, 2009
  9. Oh, believe me, I speak not hastily or lightly – The Lion's Skin by Rafael Sabatini
  10. " Who loketh lightly now but Palamoun? – The Sources and Analogues of 'A Midsummer-night's Dream' by Compiled by Frank Sidgwick
  11. She sprang to the bank and ran lightly into the forest. – The Princess Pocahontas by Virginia Watson
  12. Then he smiled and touched the Jesuit's arm lightly – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover
  13. " Oh, I expect they have forgotten about me long ago," Cyril laughed lightly – When London Burned by G. A. Henty
  14. For the Lord is kind to fishers Of the river and the sea, For the sake of Simon Peter And the lads of Galilee; For the sake of Simon Peter, Who so lightly would us shrive, We will drink the wine of Heaven And give praise we are alive. – Two Fishers, and Other Poems by Herbert Edward Palmer
  15. He drew her gently towards him, and kissed her lightly on the lips. – An Artist in Crime by Rodrigues Ottolengui
  16. I asked as lightly as I could. – Daisy in the Field by Elizabeth Wetherell
  17. She agreed lightly Horrid place." – The Iron Woman by Margaret Deland
  18. But speak not lightly of this happiness. – Wisdom and Destiny by Maurice Maeterlinck
  19. One spoke lightly and the other earnestly. – Daisy in the Field by Elizabeth Wetherell