He met her gaze soberly, probably seeking the cause of her distress.
Mary contemplated her soberly for a few moments and then spoke gently.
He swung around, soberly surveying her from bare feet up, stopping at her breasts.
Alex nodded, soberly absorbing the information.
Jean Baptiste Rene Robinet' followed out much the same line of thought as De Maillet, but less soberly; and Bonnet's speculations in the Palingenesie, which appeared in 1769, have already been mentioned.
More soberly true is the statement that he went on long walks with enthusiastic disciples, whom he taught without books.
The hen is still more soberly attired; but it is perhaps the siskin's disposition to familiarity that makes it so favourite a captive, and, 'though as a cage-bird it is not ordinarily long-lived, it readily adapts itself to the loss of liberty.
Balancing these mystic joys is the stern tone of his Resolutions, in which he is almost ascetic in his eagerness to live earnestly and soberly, to waste no time, to maintain the strictest temperance in eating and drinking.