Quotes of lively

  1. A mind lively and at ease, can do with seeing nothing, and can see nothing that does not answer. – Jane Austen
  2. Whenever I am sent a new book on the lively arts, the first thing I do is look for myself in the index. – Julie Burchill
  3. Women desire six things: They want their husbands to be brave, wise, rich, generous, obedient to wife, and lively in bed. – Geoffrey Chaucer
  4. Otis was inspired by a boy who sat across the aisle from me in sixth grade. He was a lively person. My best friend appears in assorted books in various disguises. – Beverly Cleary
  5. A grave blockhead should always go about with a lively one- they show one another off to the best advantage. – William Hazlitt
  6. Furthermore, the slaves cannot be put into a more wretched situation, ourselves being judges, and the community cannot take a more lively step to escape ruin, and obtain the smiles and protection of Heaven. – Samuel Hopkins
  7. Belief is nothing but a more vivid, lively forcible, firm, steady conception of an object, than what the imagination alone is ever able to attain. – David Hume
  8. The dinner table is a lively debate, and everybody weighs in in a different way. I like that, though. – Vanessa Kerry
  9. Oh eyes, no eyes, but fountains fraught with tears; O life, no life, but lively form of death; Oh world, no world, but mass of public wrongs. – Thomas Kyd
  10. Life is a lively process of becoming. – Douglas MacArthur
  11. Happiness is a matter of one's most ordinary and everyday mode of consciousness being busy and lively and unconcerned with self. – Iris Murdoch
  12. A lively understandable spirit Once entertained you. It will come again. Be still. Wait. – Theodore Roethke
  13. Ideas are infinite, original, and lively divine thoughts. – Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
  14. In the inhalation and exhalation there is an energy and a lively divine spirit, since He, through his spirit supports the breath of life, giving courage to the people who are in the earth and spirit to those who walk on it. – Michael Servetus
  15. I don't think Fox News or Rush Limbaugh need Clinton it turns out. I think there's a hunger out there for- whether it's on the left or right- a more lively and provocative type of political journalism. I think Salon and Fox on the other side have both benefited from that. – David Talbot

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

Rhymes for lively

  • snively;

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