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Usage examples for openly

  1. No one spoke, but the same thought was openly in all our minds. – The Dream Doctor by Arthur B. Reeve
  2. In better light Dan stared openly at the man. – Martyr by Alan Edward Nourse
  3. Dupre Speak out openly! – Pamela Giraud by Honore de Balzac
  4. His wife hated her with a bitter, jealous hatred, but she was too much crushed down and afraid of her fierce lord to show her dislike more openly, though there were times when she seemed ready to break out into open reproach. – Blind Policy by George Manville Fenn
  5. Once, indeed, he openly attempted to throw a small cage, containing three of them, overboard; because, probably, he had seen them receive food, of which he could obtain no part. – Illustrative Anecdotes of the Animal Kingdom by Samuel Griswold Goodrich
  6. After a while, however, seeing that there was no chance for him at home, he went openly into the cause of the Stuarts, and accepted the office of Secretary of State to James. – A History of the Four Georges, Volume I (of 4) by Justin McCarthy
  7. Mother Coupeau never dared speak openly of it. – L'Assommoir by Emile Zola
  8. As Ian guessed, the matter had been openly discussed at the New House; and the money was sent with the approval of all except the two young ladies. – What's Mine's Mine by George MacDonald
  9. While, however, they stand and wait they often say the word and give the encouragement which enable others to accept Christ openly and to enter the Christian fold. – India’s Problem Krishna or Christ by John P. Jones
  10. Drennen smiled, openly approved of the Ygerne whom he had sought to kiss, took her hands, kissed them and holding them grew quiet. – Wolf Breed by Jackson Gregory
  11. She'd have spoken quite openly to you then. – The Simpkins Plot by George A. Birmingham
  12. My brother now openly showed his hatred for me. – The Autobiography of Madame Guyon by Jeanne Marie Bouvier de La Motte Guyon
  13. Writing and meeting openly are all that are left to us." – Banked Fires by E. W. (Ethel Winifred) Savi
  14. " If I wasn't a married woman," said Mrs. Purchase, " I could openly bless the hour I made your acquaintance." – Shining Ferry by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  15. You tried it openly, sir; I'm going to try and steal a march upon the Malays. – Middy and Ensign by G. Manville Fenn
  16. I do this openly. – The-Motor-Girls-on-a-Tour by Penrose, Margaret
  17. This suspicion is very generally felt and very openly expressed. – America To-day, Observations and Reflections by William Archer
  18. " It certainly looks like him," gasped Bert, " but who is that with him and how does he dare to walk openly in the streets?" – A Voyage with Captain Dynamite by Charles Edward Rich
  19. He seemed unwilling to risk talking openly with Lanstron. – The Last Shot by Frederick Palmer
  20. It seemed to her the honorable thing to do to go away openly with the man she loved, instead of concealing it. – Kildares of Storm by Eleanor Mercein Kelly
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