Usage examples for nobly

  1. " A shillin's a lot, I grant you that," said Beale eagerly; " but I wouldn't go to take away the nipper's little bit o' pleasure, not for no shilling I wouldn't," he ended nobly, with a fond look at Dickie. – Harding's luck by E. [Edith] Nesbit
  2. " Now," said Miss Jones, looking solemnly at me, " you have done right, you have done nobly, and you will be the happier for it." – The Nest, The White Pagoda, The Suicide, A Forsaken Temple, Miss Jones and The Masterpiece by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
  3. Sir Felix, nobly expansive in a buff waistcoat, cleared his throat and spoke of the Empire in a way calculated to bring tears to the eyes. – News from the Duchy by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  4. " Only, Charlotte," I answered nobly, " because I care for your happiness more than for my own!" – The Dew of Their Youth by S. R. Crockett
  5. " Boots" drove the second with whip and spurs and the second responded nobly. – Left End Edwards by Ralph Henry Barbour
  6. I was angry with Fenton for what seemed cruelty to one who had very nobly confessed her love for him. – It Happened in Egypt by C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson
  7. Yet I saw that he did not quite realize the truth of a nobly philosophic proverb-" the half is more than the whole." – Erema My Father's Sin by R. D. Blackmore
  8. He obtained his desire, and nobly fulfilled his vow. – An Illustrated History of Ireland from AD 400 to 1800 by Mary Frances Cusack
  9. You are not a man, until you are master in your own house and fear no mutiny against your Will to act nobly. – An Orkney Maid by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  10. But both were equally nobly gifted: the fate of both was so heavy a charge against the author of it, that no excuse existed. – Timar's Two Worlds by Mór Jókai
  11. She has acted so nobly by me, that I should be a rascal to turn my back on her. – The Virginians by William Makepeace Thackeray
  12. How nobly had he trusted her about those diamonds! – M. or N. "Similia similibus curantur." by G.J. Whyte-Melville
  13. She bore it nobly. – Quick Action by Robert W. Chambers
  14. Oh, Britain has answered nobly to the call. – A Minstrel In France by Harry Lauder
  15. I could now have pushed ahead, and keeping pace with Carmona’ s car, as the oxen struggled nobly up the pass, have tried for a word or two with Monica. – The Car of Destiny by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  16. The Princess's guard fought nobly to the end, but they were soon overcome and slain. – The Gods of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs
  17. After he had thus nobly fulfilled his duty to himself and his country, M. Godefroy remembered what he had said to his child on the subject of Father Christmas, and gave his coachman the address of a dealer in toys. – The Lost Child 1894 by François Edouard Joachim Coppée