Usage examples for plainly

  1. Why had he not the courage to go to Michael and say plainly what he thought? – The Nether World by George Gissing
  2. Archie declared that he did see it very plainly. – The Claverings by Anthony Trollope
  3. 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
  4. I am sure that there is none;- and therefore it is that I tell you my opinion so plainly. – Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope
  5. You can hear them very plainly. – Quick Action by Robert W. Chambers
  6. I see the worst plainly. – East Lynne by Mrs. Henry Wood
  7. " Yes- that was the way you treated me," Miss Cookham as plainly replied. – The Finer Grain by Henry James
  8. She could see plainly how he had suffered. – Peter A Novel of Which He is Not the Hero by F. Hopkinson Smith
  9. 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
  10. Hicks was plainly disturbed by the question. – The Prodigal Judge by Vaughan Kester
  11. But plainly this is going too far. – Orthodoxy: Its Truths And Errors by James Freeman Clarke
  12. And he plainly did not even hate her. – T. Tembarom by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  13. But no matter what had happened, I saw my duty plainly before me. – A Bicycle of Cathay by Frank R. Stockton
  14. Let me speak plainly, my dear. – The Star-Gazers by George Manville Fenn
  15. Young Mr. Daunt plainly knew what he was talking about. – All-Wool Morrison by Holman Day
  16. He saw one thing plainly. – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  17. Plainly, then, I do not see these circumstances as you see them. – No Thoroughfare by Charles Dickens and Wilkie Collins
  18. 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
  19. More plainly, please Mr. Ian! – What's Mine's Mine by George MacDonald
  20. The whole thing showed plainly where the difficulty lay at the night- school. – Change in the Village by (AKA George Bourne) George Sturt