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Usage examples for silly

  1. Yes, a silly soft thing. – Commodore Junk by George Manville Fenn
  2. It does look pretty silly, Dorrine agreed. – The Penal Cluster by Ivar Jorgensen (AKA Randall Garrett)
  3. That letter I wrote you was silly. – Set in Silver by Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson
  4. Why should you think of me in this silly way? – Red Money by Fergus Hume
  5. " No. No. Who put such silly nonsense into your head? – Star-Dust A Story of an American Girl by Fannie Hurst
  6. It is silly of you, for there is only one thing in the world worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about. – The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
  7. There is no one but I, indeed, who would be so silly as to marry such a fellow as he. – Abbé Aubain and Mosaics by Prosper Mérimée
  8. And I'm not silly, if some other people are. – The Stolen Singer by Martha Idell Fletcher Bellinger
  9. Perhaps it's silly of me, but I can't help it. – The Head Girl at the Gables by Angela Brazil
  10. Sylvia Hepburn, thou'rt speaking like a silly child. – Sylvia's Lovers -- Complete by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
  11. It struck them as being too silly for anything. – The Tale of Freddie Firefly by Arthur Scott Bailey
  12. " 'Why, you don't like that, you silly. – Views and Reviews by Henry James
  13. " Well, well, you silly girl. – By What Authority? by Robert Hugh Benson
  14. It was silly of me to cry. – The Deluge by David Graham Phillips
  15. " You are never silly," he said. – The Second String by Nat Gould
  16. I only mean that I probably said very silly things. – The White Sister by F. Marion Crawford
  17. Who put that silly idea into your head? – The Sweep Winner by Nat Gould
  18. Why, if it hadn't been for you I should have been silly enough to have married him. – Stories By English Authors: Germany by Various
  19. So don't you be silly, and don't think the worse of me for speaking. – The Spinners by Eden Phillpotts
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