Usage examples for mildly

  1. " You're too suspicious," said Stingaree, mildly. – Stingaree by E. W. (Ernest William) Hornung
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Only John stroked his white beard, and inquired mildly: What have you arranged, Allan? – Allan and the Holy Flower by H. Rider Haggard
  6. 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
  7. " Quite a sum," he said mildly. – Loaded Dice by Ellery H. Clark
  8. " Ah, I was not aware of that, Tom," said the Squire, mildly. – Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists by Washington Irving
  9. " 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
  10. 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
  11. David questioned mildly, " or, at any rate, given me the refusal of it? – The Squire's Daughter by Silas K(itto) Hocking
  12. " I didn't name no man," she said mildly. – The Power and the Glory by Grace MacGowan Cooke
  13. 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 – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  14. " There seems proof of it," I said mildly. – Tales from the Veld by Ernest Glanville
  15. The sun was still high in the heavens, and the temperature mildly cool. – The Lure of the Labrador Wild by Dillon Wallace
  16. " A little," he said mildly. – The Danger Mark by Robert W. Chambers
  17. He then mildly, but forcibly, added-" What have you to say?" – Nature and Art by Mrs. Inchbald
  18. 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
  19. " I take you at your word," he said, more mildly. – The Proud Prince by Justin Huntly McCarthy
  20. " Your friend seems amused," remarked Dr. Dimsdale mildly. – The Firm of Girdlestone by Arthur Conan Doyle