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Definitions of patiently

  1.   In a patient manner.
  2.   With composure; quietly.
  3.   in a patient manner; " he patiently played with the child"

Quotes of patiently

  1. To act wisely when the time for action comes, to wait patiently when it is time for repose, put man in accord with the tides. Ignorance of this law results in periods of unreasoning enthusiasm on the one hand, and depression on the other. – Helena Petrova Blavatsky
  2. It is while you are patiently toiling at the little tasks of life that the meaning and shape of the great whole of life dawn on you. – Phillips Brooks
  3. In such misfortunes my Mother was of an heroic spirit, in suffering patiently when there was no remedy, and being industrious where she thought she could help. – Margaret Cavendish
  4. Children and lunatics cut the Gordian knot which the poet spends his life patiently trying to untie. – Jean Cocteau
  5. He lives out in Orchard Park. I mean, to be able to sit on the bench so patiently for whatever part, and to be able to get up and do something, with such heroic competencies would be great. – Robert Creeley
  6. All good poetry is forged slowly and patiently link by link, with sweat and blood and tears. – Alfred Douglas
  7. A mule will labor ten years willingly and patiently for you, for the privilege of kicking you once. – William Faulkner
  8. Although it hath pleased God to hasten my death by you, by whom my life should rather have been lengthened, yet can I patiently take it, that I yield God more hearty thanks for shortening my woeful days. – Jane Grey
  9. I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments and glue them together again and tell myself that the mended whole was as good as new. What is broken is broken- and I'd rather remember it as it was at its best than mend it and see the broken places as long as I lived. – Margaret Mitchell
  10. Bear patiently with a rival. – Ovid
  11. A true friend freely, advises justly, assists readily, adventures boldly, takes all patiently defends courageously, and continues a friend unchangeably. – William Penn
  12. The world is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper. – Bertrand Russell
  13. The potential elite runner must realize that hard means hard, easy means easy and they must patiently seek out what combinations work for them. They have to learn to be persistent and patient with their training and racing. – Frank Shorter

Usage examples for patiently

  1. “ " There doesn't seem much of you involved in it," he said; but she raised her eyebrows patiently – Love and Lucy by Maurice Henry Hewlett
  2. “ Calhoun repeated it patiently – This World Is Taboo by Murray Leinster
  3. “ " But you would understand," said Father Anton patiently if only you would let me tell you. ” – The Belovéd Traitor by Frank L. Packard
  4. It is well that the American people should take warning in time and set their house in order, but it is utterly impossible that the people of this country will patiently entertain and submit to this great wrong. ” – History of the Thirty-Ninth Congress of the United States by Wiliam H. Barnes
  5. “ Amy waited patiently until her aunt should choose to answer. ” – Trumps by George William Curtis
  6. There are your boys still patiently waiting to begin their practice- such nice quiet fellows! ” – Afoot in England by W.H. Hudson
  7. “ I was well aware that nothing but business of importance would have brought him to me at such an hour, so I waited patiently until he should come round to it. ” – Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  8. Hope listened patiently to every word. ” – The Northern Iron 1907 by George A. Birmingham
  9. Joe said patiently You watch and see how it's done. ” – The Lost Wagon by James Arthur Kjelgaard
  10. This time Alice waited patiently until it chose to speak again. ” – The Worlds Greatest Books Vol. II: Fiction by Arthur Mee, J. A. Hammerton, Eds.
  11. The teacher who patiently works on with that great end in view, is the same. ” – The True Citizen, How To Become One by W. F. Markwick, D. D. and W. A. Smith, A. B.
  12. And she always stopped so patiently – The Quilt that Jack Built; How He Won the Bicycle by Annie Fellows Johnston
  13. “ " Go on to the left," I said none too patiently – The Metal Monster by A. Merritt
  14. The first freight, in the meantime, had pulled up on another side track, waiting patiently for the arrival of the passenger train which Andrews' men had stolen. ” – Tom of the Raiders by Austin Bishop
  15. Let us then wait patiently to see what the Directory will do for us." ” – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  16. “ Phronsie gave a sigh, and went patiently on with her work. ” – Five Little Peppers at School by Margaret Sidney
  17. “ " He is conscious," said the nurse patiently – The Firing Line by Robert W. Chambers
  18. Robert Penfold sighed patiently – Foul Play by Charles Reade Dion Boucicault
  19. The old wall will watch him, Very quietly and patiently it will watch. ” – Sword Blades and Poppy Seed by Amy Lowell
  20. “ " Now, Mr. Dalmain," said Dr. Mackenzie patiently let us consider this thing. ” – The Rosary by Florence L. Barclay

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