768 examples of smoothly in sentences
When it emerges again it is humble and sedate, and flows smoothly to Hooker's Falls, from whence it soon joins a tributary that leads it to far away Champlain.
But peaceful was the night, Wherein the Prince of Light His reign of peace upon the earth began: The winds, with wonder whist, Smoothly the waters kist, Whispering new joys to the mild ocean, Who now hath quite forgot to rave, While birds of calm sit brooding on the charmed wave.
During the first few months everything worked smoothly, and the prospect of an early completion of the line was bright.
His smoothly shaven face, framed in crinkly, gray locks, was surmounted by a soft, little, round hat, from the up-turned brim of which dangled a broken string.
Those who do so never have beautifully and smoothly arranged coiffures.
Before she had any more time for consideration, she and her grandfather were on board, gliding smoothly down the canal, through the bright water.
Was I an average tourist or loafer come to put an unknown quantity in their smoothly working problem of a pleasant life in this Eden?
"'Still I do not understand,' said Henkel, smoothly, and blinked in the lamplight.
I made its position a matter of earnest prayer; canvassed our people for teachers; and God raised us up friends, so that soon we had a supply of teachers, and things went on smoothly.
"And did you?" inquired Mr. Tredgold, smoothly.
The chimney had apparently never been used, the interior being clear of soot, and was built of a single layer of stone, Southern fashion, the irregular fragments mortared together, and plastered smoothly on the inside.
How was I to get down those smoothly plastered wallsand back again, if necessary? I glanced at my watch; it was already nearing noon, and at any moment food might be brought me.
I went down slowly, clinging desperately to the twisted sheets, unable to gain the slightest purchase on the smoothly plastered side walls.
My very complete and even elaborate arrangements had been made some time before and I now had only to look them over and see that they were in going order; to test, for instance, the brass handle that was connected with the electric main, and see that the well-oiled blocks of a couple of purchase tackles ran smoothly and silently.
Its own weight had nearly closed the loop, for the steel eyelet spliced into the end ran very easily and smoothly on the well-greased rope.
Everything went smoothly for ten days, when my husband came to our room, where I sat writing, threw himself on the bed and poured out such a torrent of accusations as I had not dreamed possible, and of which I refrain from giving any adequate description.
Unless these are kept in good condition, it is impossible that the work can go on smoothly, or your crop be properly tended.
It is one thing to build up a great government, with numerous political appointments at one's disposal, and another to stand by and keep it running smoothly and efficiently, when a lot of disappointed politicians, who have seen their last hope of political preferment go a-glimmering, are throwing sand into the bearings of the machine.
" I dismounted on the opposite side of the road and gazed upon the smoothly shaven greensward in front of the little inn; upon the pretty upper windows peeping out from their frames of leaves; upon the queerly-shaped projections of the building; upon the low portico which shaded the doorway; and upon the gentle stream of blue smoke which rose from the great gray chimney.
A second set-back, more serious even than the first, interrupted matters again just when they seemed to be going on most smoothly.
With a hot, sharp knife cut into strips like dominoes; push them with the knife about an inch apart, and ice them with ordinary white icing, putting a tablespoonful on each piece, the heat of the cake will soften it, and with little assistance the edges and sides may be smoothly covered.
If the cakes are well dredged with a little flour after baking, and then carefully wiped before the icing is put on, it will not run and can be spread more smoothly.
" "A story very smoothly told, and I have no doubt in your opinion quite satisfactory; but there is one slight matter which I fancy you will find somewhat difficult of proofI mean the identity of Maria Emsbury's husband with the son or nephew of the late Mr. Thorneycroft.
The great cable payed out smoothly as the Irish coast was left behind and the frigate increased her speed.
When cooled, it is ground off smoothly, then baked to acquire a smooth glaze.