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Quotes of readily

  1. Thus the castle of each feudal chieftain became a school of chivalry, into which any noble youth, whose parents were from poverty unable to educate him to the art of war, was readily received. – Horatio Alger
  2. Truth emerges more readily from error than from confusion. – Francis Bacon
  3. I always felt that anorexia was the form of breakdown most readily available to adolescent girls. – Kate Beckinsale
  4. Although all new ideas are born in France, they are not readily adopted there. It seems that they must first commence to prosper in a foreign country. – Sarah Bernhardt
  5. He who forgives readily only invites offense. – Pierre Corneille
  6. The joy of viewing land, the hope of in a few days ranging through the long wished -for spot and the pleasure of again resuming my wonted employment may be readily calculated. – David Douglas
  7. It is too great comfort which turns a man against himself. Life is most readily renounced at the time and among the classes where it is least harsh. – Emile Durkheim
  8. Gradually I came to realize that people will more readily swallow lies than truth, as if the taste of lies was homey, appetizing: a habit. – Martha Gellhorn
  9. Arizona presents no specific reason for excepting capital defendants from the constitutional protections extended to defendants generally, and none is readily apparent. – Ruth Bader Ginsburg
  10. Social improvement is attained more readily by a concern with the quality of results than with the purity of motives. – Eric Hoffer
  11. Memories, imagination, old sentiments, and associations are more readily reached through the sense of smell than through any other channel. – Oliver Wendell Holmes
  12. Nothing gives us courage more readily than the desire to avoid looking like a damn fool. – Dean Koontz
  13. Meth is too easy to make, and unfortunately right now all the ingredients need to make this highly addictive drug are legal and readily available to those who want to cook it up and sell it to our children. – Michael McCaul
  14. The Negroes have little invention, but strong powers of imitation, so that they readily acquire mechanic arts. They have a great talent for music, and all their external senses are remarkably acute. – Samuel George Morton
  15. With my academic achievement in high school I was accepted rather readily at Princeton and equally as fast at Yale, but my test scores were not comparable to that of my classmates. And that's been shown by statistics, there are reasons for that- there are cultural biases built into testing, and that was one of the motivations for the concept of affirmative action to try to balance out those effects. – Sonia Sotomayor

Usage examples for readily

  1. Of them I will proceed to speak, and the more readily since I am invited by you. – Plato's Republic by Plato
  2. I can see readily that two of you are. – The Hunters of the Hills by Joseph Altsheler
  3. Madam Fulton answered humbly, yet with some eagerness, as if Electra might readily be excused from so stiff a task, " You never would, Electra, not if you lived a hundred years." – Rose MacLeod by Alice Brown
  4. As can be readily imagined, from our last remark, love had not been the moving cause in this union. – Captain Fracasse by Theophile Gautier
  5. He can run about very readily and within a week after coming could get upstairs by himself. – Story of My Life, volumes 1-3 by Augustus J. C. Hare
  6. After what I have said, I think you will readily understand. – The Birth-Time of the World and Other Scientific Essays by J. (John) Joly
  7. She is bent upon becoming a great artist at any cost, and I sometimes think she would sacrifice herself as readily as any one else for this purpose. – Barriers Burned Away by E. P. Roe
  8. But Sara only answered by a look: her words did not come readily just then. – Sara, a Princess by Fannie E. Newberry
  9. Dollars sell readily in this part of the world, and sometimes not too many questions are asked." – The Egyptian Cat Mystery by Harold Leland Goodwin
  10. Harboro had accepted all this readily – Children of the Desert by Louis Dodge
  11. As I spoke I swung the Sergeant's horse around to my side, where I could control him more readily – My Lady of the North by Randall Parrish
  12. " I can readily believe it," remarked the Coroner. – That Affair Next Door by Anna Katharine Green
  13. Emilia readily gave both. – Sandra Belloni by George Meredith, v1 by George Meredith
  14. " None at all, I am sorry to say," Kelson answered readily – The Hunt Ball Mystery by Magnay, William
  15. " So I will," answered Phil readily – The Errand Boy by Horatio Alger
  16. He had sought permission from the King to remain with Ronsard for the night,- and the permission had been readily almost eagerly granted. – Temporal Power by Marie Corelli
  17. She looked about her apparently satisfied with the world and its ways, and readily accepted Mrs. Petter's invitation to stay to tea. – The Squirrel Inn by Frank R. Stockton
  18. And John readily obeyed, although there was never anything to carry, and either might well have gone alone; but he did not know how soon he might want to ask Sebastian to do the same service for him. – Heidi by Johanna Spyri
  19. He continued his practice of hunting every day, and the woman, on his return, always readily took care of the meat, and prepared his meals for him. – The Myth of Hiawatha, and Other Oral Legends, Mythologic and Allegoric, of the North American Indians by Henry R. Schoolcraft
  20. " Of course I would," replied Don, readily – The Boy Trapper by Harry Castlemon

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