Use "civilly" in a sentence

Choose a language, then type a word below to get example sentences for that word.

Civilly in a sentence | civilly example sentences

  1. Lanyon, he replied civilly enough.
  2. You might treat him civilly, at least.
  3. Actually, he’s behaving quite civilly.
  4. Quite civilly, he must ask the hero for his name.
  5. Miss Crawford civilly wished him an early promotion.

  6. When he came home he did not speak civilly to anybody.
  7. None of the women teachers will even talk civilly to him.
  8. She was very civilly answered by Lady Bertram, but Edmund said nothing.
  9. Thank you, Vilda said civilly as she stepped into the white sleigh.
  10. Then he asked his way civilly enough, and I told him where the gate of the empty house was.
  11. I was going to call for the police, but she, to my surprise, spoke quite civilly to the fellow.
  12. The manager, a big blond German, received us civilly and gave a clear answer to all Holmes's questions.
  13. The manager, a big blond German, received us civilly, and gave a clear answer to all Holmes's questions.
  14. John Dashwood said nothing; but her husband civilly hoped that she would not be settled far from Norland.
  15. There were no friends of mine there, but I knew about a third of the party, and talked away civilly enough.

  16. But the investigating lawyer stopped him, and civilly suggested that he should pass on to more essential matters.
  17. Hunter didn’t meet her eye, he didn’t want to get into a moral debate, especially with someone that presented their facts so civilly.
  18. But I took him into the room I had just left, and, having set the lamp on the table, asked him as civilly as I could to explain himself.
  19. Susannah and I shiver’d to hear all this, for we were Whitehead’s Prisoners in the Great Cabin, tho’ as yet he had treated us quite civilly.
  20. He intervened in the nick of time, civilly and obsequiously persuading Mitya not to give away cigars and Rhine wine, and, above all, money to the peasants as he had done before.
  21. Nevertheless, whatever may be the Voltairianism of the small gamin, if the occasion to become a chorister presents itself, it is quite possible that he will accept, and in that case he serves the mass civilly.
  22. Under the circumstances, what could Jo do but greet him civilly, and invite him in? If she was tired of his visits, she concealed her weariness with perfect skill, and took care that there should be coffee for supper, as Friedrich--I mean Mr.
  23. She caught the shawl as she spoke, and looked about for the owner: in another moment the White Queen came running wildly through the wood, with both arms stretched out wide, as if she were flying, and Alice very civilly went to meet her with the shawl.
  24. Reflecting, probably from certain fairly unmistakable signs, that he would get nothing in this "cabin" by attempting to overawe them, the gentleman softened somewhat, and civilly, though with some severity, emphasising every syllable of his question, addressed Zossimov:.
  25. Reflecting, probably from certain fairly unmistakable signs, that he would get nothing in this ‘cabin’ by attempting to overawe them, the gentleman softened somewhat, and civilly, though with some severity, emphasising every syllable of his question, addressed Zossimov:.

  26. On the present occasion she addressed herself chiefly to Miss Crawford and Fanny, but there was no comparison in the willingness of their attention; for Miss Crawford, who had seen scores of great houses, and cared for none of them, had only the appearance of civilly listening, while Fanny, to whom everything was almost as interesting as it was new, attended with unaffected earnestness to all that Mrs.
  27. Even those who would rather have had tea or coffee had beer, because if they went to a temperance restaurant or coffee tavern it generally happened that they were not treated very civilly unless they bought something to eat as well as to drink, and the tea at such places was really dearer than beer, and the latter was certainly quite as good to drink as the stewed tea or the liquid mud that was sold as coffee at cheap `Workmen's' Eating Houses.
  28. Indignant at this I followed him, and speaking him fairly and civilly asked him to give me if it were only eight reals, for he knows I am an honest man and that I have neither profession nor property, for my parents never brought me up to any or left me any; but the rogue, who is a greater thief than Cacus and a greater sharper than Andradilla, would not give me more than four reals; so your worship may see how little shame and conscience he has.
  29. All this has been since then confirmed on those occasions, and they have been many, on which he has crossed our path, at one time to beg the shepherds to give him some of the food they carry, at another to take it from them by force; for when there is a fit of madness upon him, even though the shepherds offer it freely, he will not accept it but snatches it from them by dint of blows; but when he is in his senses he begs it for the love of God, courteously and civilly, and receives it with many thanks and not a few tears.
  30. Those behind the curtain, who thought to bounce out with a grand stot and strut before the world, finding that even I used it as a convenient vehicle to advertise my houses when need was, and which I did by the way of a canny seduction of policy, joking civilly with Mr Absolom anent his paper trumpet, as I called it, they were utterly vanquished by seeing themselves of so little account in the world, and forsook the thing altogether; by which means it was gradually transformed into a very solid and decent supporter of the government—Mr Absolom, for his pains, being invited to all our public dinners, of which he gave a full account, to the great satisfaction of all who were present, but more particularly to those who were not, especially the wives and ladies of the town, to whom it was a great pleasure to see the names of their kith and kin in print.

Share this with your friends

Synonyms for civilly