Usage examples for plainly

  1. Archie declared that he did see it very plainly. – The Claverings by Anthony Trollope
  2. And, some day- I am speaking very plainly because I am a dying woman, and dying people can speak the direct truth- some day I want you to give a woman your heart; I want you to take her hands in your hands; I want you to find the happiness, which, for my sake, you have missed in all these years. – Christina by L. G. Moberly
  3. I am sure that there is none;- and therefore it is that I tell you my opinion so plainly. – Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope
  4. But no matter what had happened, I saw my duty plainly before me. – A Bicycle of Cathay by Frank R. Stockton
  5. " Yes- that was the way you treated me," Miss Cookham as plainly replied. – The Finer Grain by Henry James
  6. I see the worst plainly. – East Lynne by Mrs. Henry Wood
  7. Hicks was plainly disturbed by the question. – The Prodigal Judge by Vaughan Kester
  8. Why had he not the courage to go to Michael and say plainly what he thought? – The Nether World by George Gissing
  9. But plainly this is going too far. – Orthodoxy: Its Truths And Errors by James Freeman Clarke
  10. Young Mr. Daunt plainly knew what he was talking about. – All-Wool Morrison by Holman Day
  11. And he plainly did not even hate her. – T. Tembarom by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  12. The whole thing showed plainly where the difficulty lay at the night- school. – Change in the Village by (AKA George Bourne) George Sturt
  13. Plainly, then, I do not see these circumstances as you see them. – No Thoroughfare by Charles Dickens and Wilkie Collins
  14. More plainly, please Mr. Ian! – What's Mine's Mine by George MacDonald
  15. He saw one thing plainly. – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  16. If you will tell me plainly what you want, I shall listen to you; but if not, I will go up- stairs and put away Freddy's things. – The Doctor's Family by Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant
  17. Let me speak plainly, my dear. – The Star-Gazers by George Manville Fenn
  18. She could see plainly how he had suffered. – Peter A Novel of Which He is Not the Hero by F. Hopkinson Smith
  19. Madame, in fact, asked me to advise her by return of the state of the Vicomte's health, and plainly told me that if business matters were worrying him she would return to Paris without delay. – Dross by Henry Seton Merriman
  20. You can hear them very plainly. – Quick Action by Robert W. Chambers