Usage examples for wholly

  1. I've waited, Connie, to give him a chance to say to you what he had to say; I wanted you to hear it before making you wholly mine. – The Indian Drum by William MacHarg Edwin Balmer
  2. Alec had not said much in his letter; but what he did say was wholly to the point. – A Son of the Immortals by Louis Tracy
  3. Oh, don't you see that you can trust me wholly? – A Splendid Hazard by Harold MacGrath
  4. Again she did not wholly understand his tone. – The Knave of Diamonds by Ethel May Dell
  5. But you haven't wholly learned yet. – Mrs. Red Pepper by Grace S. Richmond
  6. Between Henry Ashley, the men at East's, and his own studies, which he would not wholly neglect, William's evenings had a tolerably busy time of it. – Mrs. Halliburton's Troubles by Mrs. Henry Wood
  7. It might happen to be wholly true. – Public Opinion by Walter Lippmann
  8. They believed almost wholly in the machinery of government, and he believed in it not at all. – The Age of Tennyson by Hugh Walker
  9. He felt that she had not wholly escaped him, after all; by and by he would go back and seek her favor by different means. – Vane of the Timberlands by Harold Bindloss
  10. No one knew why we had been summoned except Lyle and myself, and I did not know wholly. – Lorimer of the Northwest by Harold Bindloss
  11. Not until darkness wholly hid the sea did they turn from their sea- wide search for approaching danger. – The Boy Scouts on a Submarine by Captain John Blaine
  12. It may be impossible wholly to forget them. – Joy in Service; Forgetting, and Pressing Onward; Until the Day Dawn by George Tybout Purves
  13. Yet it was not wholly an expression of relief. – The Law-Breakers by Ridgwell Cullum
  14. But of this Armand was wholly unconscious. – El Dorado by Baroness Orczy
  15. At the same moment, Noel by a sudden, wholly unexpected movement thrust her behind him. – The Keeper of the Door by Ethel M. Dell
  16. You believe, as every good person does, that my father was wholly innocent. – Erema My Father's Sin by R. D. Blackmore
  17. Still she did not feel wholly at her ease with him. – The Way of an Eagle by Ethel M. Dell
  18. Carrie, he said with sudden passion, the possibility of you ever becoming like her is horrible- wholly horrible. – By Right of Purchase by Harold Bindloss
  19. Until of late we never knew a difference, and the change that came was wholly my fault. – The Whirlpool by George Gissing
  20. This consideration appears to me wholly foreign to the question under discussion. – Letters of David Ricardo to Thomas Robert Malthus, 1810-1823 by David Ricardo