Usage examples for lively

  1. Lively is her name, and lively is her nature, and beautiful she is to look at. – A Yacht Voyage Round England by W.H.G. Kingston
  2. Without so much as a 'by your leave' John Story caught up the other two men and began a lively conversation as they walked along. – A Book of Quaker Saints by Lucy Violet Hodgkin
  3. And be lively about it, too. – A Breath of Prairie and other stories by Will Lillibridge
  4. He whistled a lively air. – Castle Craneycrow by George Barr McCutcheon
  5. They had been dodgin' th' sheriff purty lively lately, an' they was huntin' Hopalong. – Hopalong Cassidy's Rustler Round-Up Bar-20 by Clarence Edward Mulford
  6. You cannot love life more than I, and I promise to make it lively for you. – Nature's Serial Story by E. P. Roe
  7. I like something lively – Alice of Old Vincennes by Maurice Thompson
  8. He said, " I am going to have a lively shaking up at that time." – Eugene Field, A Study In Heredity And Contradictions by Slason Thompson
  9. It must have been quite a lively ghost to make you two hours late. – Ghost Beyond the Gate by Mildred A. Wirt
  10. You sure look pretty lively after falling off the Montreal express. – Carmen's Messenger by Harold Bindloss
  11. " I'll bet Herbert is richer than you, James," said Tom, in a lively manner. – Herbert Carter's Legacy by Horatio Alger
  12. " You two are lively on your feet," he said. – The Short Line War by Merwin-Webster
  13. Step lively will you? – The Everlasting Whisper by Jackson Gregory
  14. In going through the Muldraugh range of hills to the south of New Market, his rear guard was struck by the advance of the Federals under Colonel Hoskins, and was only beaten back after a lively fight. – Raiding with Morgan by Byron A. Dunn
  15. She'll be a lively one to manage, if I know anything about childun. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  16. We've got a mighty lively set of young fellers. – Old Ebenezer by Opie Read
  17. It is not at all lively said he; but what is to be done when one goes to the war? – The Invasion of France in 1814 by Émile Erckmann Alexandre Chatrian
  18. But at least this one is as lively as a fish; so much the better for you,- you will have less trouble. – Iermola by Joseph Ignatius Kraszewksi
  19. I know those redskins are pretty lively but I didn't think they could get up and leave as fast as that. – Through Apache Lands by R. H. Jayne
  20. A good many of the passengers changed in, and he had a lively game. – Forty Years a Gambler on the Mississippi by George H. Devol