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Quotes of softly

  1. One performer whose band played my music better than I could myself was Art Farmer. He recorded 'Sing Me Softly of the Blues' and 'Ad Infinitum'. – Carla Bley
  2. I love loud music. I listen loud, and that's part of how I've learned how to do this. Record softly and play back loud and a whole other thing happens. – T-Bone Burnett
  3. Fair and softly goes far. – Miguel de Cervantes
  4. Teddy Roosevelt... once said, 'Speak softly and carry a big stick.' Jimmy Carter wants to speak loudly and carry a fly swatter. – Gerald R. Ford
  5. The beauty we love is very silent. It smiles softly to itself, but never speaks. – Richard Le Gallienne
  6. I am able to follow my own death step by step. Now I move softly towards the end. – Pope John XXIII
  7. Men at forty Learn to close softly The doors to rooms they will not be Coming back to. – Donald Justice
  8. My brother Jim and I saw our father go into the jails and pray with the inmates Sunday after Sunday. He prayed with both blacks and whites. If we ever repeated any slurs we heard on the playground, he'd tell us very softly "I don't want to hear those words." – Charles Moore
  9. I want so much for my lover. At night when our beds are drawn close together I waken and see his dear yellow head on the pillow- sometimes his arm thrown over on my bed- and I kiss his hand, very softly so that it will not waken him. – Dawn Powell
  10. Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far. – Theodore Roosevelt
  11. Softly the loud peal dies, In passing winds it drowns, But breathes, like perfect joys, Tender tones. – Frederick Tennyson
  12. But I, being poor, have only my dreams; I have spread my dreams under your feet; Tread softly because you tread on my dreams. – William Butler Yeats

Usage examples for softly

  1. Come a little nearer, and speak softly – The Works Of John Dryden, Vol. 7 (of 18) The Duke of Guise; Albion and Albanius; Don Sebastian by John Dryden
  2. " You have come back to us, Tharn," she said softly – Warrior of the Dawn by Howard Carleton Browne
  3. Going softly up, he paused at the top of the second stair, and looked around him. – Donal Grant by George MacDonald
  4. She came softly up beside him. – The Coast of Chance by Esther Chamberlain Lucia Chamberlain
  5. I know, said Irene softly and that was my only hope. – Anxious Audrey by Mabel Quiller-Couch
  6. She called him very softly Deutz! – A Mummer's Tale by Anatole France
  7. Your little girl, now- father- she began softly – The Madigans by Miriam Michelson
  8. " I am your child," she whispered softly – The Master of the Ceremonies by George Manville Fenn
  9. " Yes," again very softly – A Forest Hearth: A Romance of Indiana in the Thirties by Charles Major
  10. " I had not slept in weeks," he said softly as if ashamed of his excuse. – Montlivet by Alice Prescott Smith
  11. " Mother," he said, softly will you meet me in heaven? – Queechy, Volume II by Elizabeth Wetherell
  12. She answered softly Yes, dear Beast." – The Blue Fairy Book by Various
  13. " I'm not going back to Earth," said Smith softly – Earthsmith by Milton Lesser
  14. They passed through, and he closed the door softly behind them. – The Castle Inn by Stanley John Weyman
  15. My name was spoken softly – The Crack of Doom by Robert Cromie
  16. " Well, Mr. Paret," he asked softly what's up?" – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  17. " I have heard so," said I. He laughed softly – A Village of Vagabonds by F. Berkeley Smith
  18. " I cannot sleep," she said softly – The Great Impersonation by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  19. Joe softly closed the book. – The Huntress by Hulbert Footner
  20. " 'Tis Debora," she said softly just Debora." – A Maid of Many Moods by Virna Sheard

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