Usage examples for mildly

  1. She started at the load of jewels with which they had adorned her, and while tears filled her eyes, she mildly said: " I am a mourner, and these ornaments must not be worn by me." – The Scottish Chiefs by Jane Porter
  2. Then the priest, a shorter figure in the background, said mildly: " I understood that Mr Boulnois was not coming to Pendragon Park this evening." – The Wisdom of Father Brown by G. K. Chesterton
  3. " I didn't name no man," she said mildly. – The Power and the Glory by Grace MacGowan Cooke
  4. He then mildly, but forcibly, added-" What have you to say?" – Nature and Art by Mrs. Inchbald
  5. The sun was still high in the heavens, and the temperature mildly cool. – The Lure of the Labrador Wild by Dillon Wallace
  6. Only John stroked his white beard, and inquired mildly: What have you arranged, Allan? – Allan and the Holy Flower by H. Rider Haggard
  7. " You're too suspicious," said Stingaree, mildly. – Stingaree by E. W. (Ernest William) Hornung
  8. Harry has made no such wicked boast, put in Rose, mildly; nor do we know that he has not prayed for us, as well as for himself. – Jack Tier or The Florida Reef by James Fenimore Cooper
  9. " Your friend seems amused," remarked Dr. Dimsdale mildly. – The Firm of Girdlestone by Arthur Conan Doyle
  10. Those who tired of thinking of both became mildly interested in Red Sea history. – Mrs. Falchion, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 12, 2009
  11. " All this would be mildly amusing," he said, " at say any other hour of the twenty- four, but at three in the morning it is rather poor fun. – The Vultures by Henry Seton Merriman
  12. " A little," he said mildly. – The Danger Mark by Robert W. Chambers
  13. David questioned mildly, " or, at any rate, given me the refusal of it? – The Squire's Daughter by Silas K(itto) Hocking
  14. The poor count replied mildly that on the contrary it was he who owed her a year's wages and had her box in his possession, but that she should not have left him without giving any reason. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt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. McAllister realized that he was hungry- not mildly, as he was at the club, but ravenous, as he had never been before. – McAllister and His Double by Arthur Train
  16. " I take you at your word," he said, more mildly. – The Proud Prince by Justin Huntly McCarthy
  17. After a while she said more mildly: " I don't believe Peter Coleman is quite as bad as the others!" – Saturday's Child by Kathleen Norris
  18. " There seems proof of it," I said mildly. – Tales from the Veld by Ernest Glanville
  19. " Quite a sum," he said mildly. – Loaded Dice by Ellery H. Clark