How to use Gaily in a sentence
The people dressed themselves gaily, some in the disguise of the mythical personages in the suite of Dionysus, and paid a round of visits to their acquaintances.
All the young soldiers smiled gaily as they watched him.
The sun had by now risen and shone gaily on the bright verdure.
Napoleon turned to him gaily and pulled his ear.
The company marched on gaily.Advertisement
Morel! he called out gaily.
The Jews of Tunis adopt a special costume, the women wearing gaily coloured vests and close-fitting white trousers.
This was the 3rd of December 1894; he was gaily talking on the verandah of his house at Vailima when he had a stroke of apoplexy, from which he never recovered consciousness, and passed away painlessly in the course of the evening.
Aubrey, however, lived gaily, and used his means to gratify his passion for the company of celebrities and for every sort of knowledge to be gleaned about them.
The bees circle round a queenless hive in the hot beams of the midday sun as gaily as around the living hives; from a distance it smells of honey like the others, and bees fly in and out in the same way.Advertisement
Officers who approached him with disturbed countenances became calm; soldiers and officers greeted him gaily, grew more cheerful in his presence, and were evidently anxious to display their courage before him.
He winked at him gaily, smiled, and rested his foot against the orchestra screen.
The secrecy of the undertaking heightened its charm and they marched gaily.
Boys are circumcised at the age of five or six years, when the boy is paraded, generally with a bridal procession, on a gaily caparisoned horse and dressed in womans clothes.
A large boat, gaily decked out, representing that in which the victim used to be conveyed, was anchored near, and a gun on board fired every quarter of an hour during the night.Advertisement
In many cases the mummy had to be conveyed across the Nile, and boats were gaily decked out for this purpose.
The 24 infants from the Victoria Street School received an ovation for their musical drill, which was accompanied by gaily bedecked tambourines.
I was once a splendid war-horse, gaily caparisoned, and attended by a groom whose sole duty was to see to my wants.
Gaily we sailed, And after many windings serpentine We reached the place.
In a moment the men came running gaily from their campfires and began loading.Advertisement
Several of our men fell, among them the round-faced officer who had marched so gaily and complacently.
The husband smiled gloomily, the wife gaily.
Prince Andrew gaily bore with his father's ridicule of the new men, and drew him on and listened to him with evident pleasure.
The little princess went round the table with quick, short, swaying steps, her workbag on her arm, and gaily spreading out her dress sat down on a sofa near the silver samovar, as if all she was doing was a pleasure to herself and to all around her.
Then he would turn away to the portrait of his dead Lise, who with hair curled a la grecque looked tenderly and gaily at him out of the gilt frame.Advertisement
He felt this in the looks of the soldiers who, marching in regular ranks briskly and gaily, were escorting him and the other criminals; he felt it in the looks of an important French official in a carriage and pair driven by a soldier, whom they met on the way.
This army, led by the podesta of Florence and twelve burgher captains, set forth gaily on its march towards the enemy's territories in the middle of April 1260, and during its first campaign, ending on the 18th of May, won an insignificant victory at Santa Petronilla, outside the walls of Siena.
She did not cease chattering good-naturedly and gaily, continually praising Natasha's beauty.
First they camped gaily before Vilna, making acquaintance with the Polish landowners, preparing for reviews and being reviewed by the Emperor and other high commanders.
They seem also never to walk or run when on the ground, but always to hop. The bodyfeathers are commonly loose and soft; and, gaily coloured as are most of the species, in few of them has the plumage the metallic glossiness it generally presents in the pies, while the proverbial beauty of the "jay's wing" is due to the vivid tints of blue - turquoise and cobalt, heightened by bars of jet-black, an indication of the same style of ornament being observable in the greater FIG.